Photo contest

AMAZING SKIES
PHOTO CONTEST

Congratulations to the Winners:

Arpan Das

This shot was taken at Tre Cime di Lavaredo in Italian Dolomites during the sunset. The whole day was cloudy and rainy. I thought there will be no light to shoot. But the rain stopped just 30 minutes before the sunset and the magic started to begin. Probably the best sunset I have ever seen. The crescent moon was ice on the cake :)

Sherwin Magsino

Just me, the stars and the 3 mittens of Monument Valley.

Manel Gallart

Illa Mateua, L'Escala (Catalonia). Samsung NX30 & NX 16mm f/2.4. 40 minutes (80x30"),

The Brief

Hello, photography lovers!

If you have AMAZING SKIES photos that you're proud of, we want to see them! Whether your skies are clear, crisp and blue or you're capturing the Milky Way, we want your photos. Don't be afraid to really get creative. We are looking for skies that wow us, skies that stand out.

This contest is open to photographers of every skill level

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Here's to good luck, great skills, and amazing skies!

The Terms


  • Login to your Skylum® account or create a new one for free
  • Submit only the photos you took and own
  • Submissions accepted Dec. 3, 2018 through Jan. 28, 2019
  • Winners will be announced on Feb. 7, 2019 on our Facebook and Instagram, as well as the contest page
  • Grand Prize Winner will be featured on skylum.com home page
  • Grand Prize Winner will receive a $200 B&H Photo gift card
  • Grand Prize Winner will receive a Manfrotto Befree GT Aluminum Travel Tripod and ball head kit
  • TOP 3 winners will be featured in Skylum monthly newsletter
  • You always retain the rights to the images you submit
  • By submitting your photos to this contest, you automatically allow Skylum® to feature your photos on skylum.com as well as in the Skylum® newsletter and on social media
  • Note that not every submitted photo is guaranteed to be featured
  • Image credits: Trey Ratcliff

The Prizes


Featured Submissions

By David Hamments

By Christian Fleischer

By Duc Vu Anh

By Jean Moore

By Azim Khan Ronnie

By STEVE HAYDON

By Duc Vu Anh

By Andrew Newton

By Hans Jensen

By Henrik Rasmussen

By Leka Huie

By Jeffrey Beggs

By Arpan Das

By David Hamments

By Gareth Squance

By Duc Vu Anh

By Bill Boehm

By John Durrant

By Larry Mathewson

By Bruno Josefsen

By Thomas Nighswander

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