Carl Zeiss preps photo contest

Oberkochen, Germany-based Carl Zeiss AG has announced to organized a “Carl Zeiss Photo Contest 2011”, that invites everyone who shooting wiht Zeiss lenses. The photo contest will be organized for a month starting from December 15 2011 to January 15 2012, and offers a some interesting prizes. For more information and participate on the contest, please go to the Official Carl Zeiss Lenses Group on Flickr or visit the blogs ZEISS for see the Terms of Participation, and submit themed photos shot with Zeiss lenses, and tagged with “ZEISSContest2011”.


Terms of participation

Each participant can submit one photo only that was taken with a lens from Carl Zeiss and must be submitted until Sunday January 15, 2012 on Flickr. Subsequently, the jury, consisting of Carl Zeiss employees and professional photographers, will select the best images. The well-known Slovak photographer and researcher Filip Kulisev who has received several international photography awards will be one of the jury members of this photo contest.

To be the winner, the images must be have highest number of points that will be given by jury to images that have been consciously composed and in which one can recognize a story. The jury will select the 10 best images by designating them as a “favorite” on the Flickr community. The images that receive the most “favorites” on Flickr will win.


+ The first winner will receive ZEISS SLR lens with a special engraving, along with a Carl Zeiss T* UV filter, ZEISS Camera strap and Lens Cleaning Kit.

+ The second-placed will receive a Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone, featuring a fixed focal length, f/2.2 Carl Zeiss-branded lens.

+ The third-placed will receive a Sony DSC-TX55 compact camera, which includes a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar-branded, prism-folded 5x optical zoom lens.

+ 4th prize: Logitech HD Pro webcam C910 with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens

+ 5th and 6th prizes: Carl Zeiss Comfort Camera Strap + Carl Zeiss knapsack+ Carl Zeiss watch + Carl Zeiss umbrella + Carl Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kit

+ 7th and 8th prizes: Carl Zeiss Comfort Camera Strap + Carl Zeiss umbrella + Carl Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kit

+ 9th prize: Carl Zeiss Comfort Camera Strap+ Carl Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kit

+ 10th prize: Carl Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kit

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