Frequently Asked Questions
Top 5 Questions:
Am I eligible to enter?
We welcome participation by any individual content creator at least eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Who is considered a professional or a non-professional?
A professional includes those who, at any point in time, have earned income from photography. A non-professional includes those who have never, at any point in time, earned income from photography.
How do I enter?
Step 1: Create and verify your account with reFocus and fill out your profile. Click here to get started.
Step 2: Complete your entry by uploading images and descriptions, if desired.
Step 3: Pay for your entry. You will receive confirmation of your submission and payment via email. Your submission will also be added to your artist profile.
Can I enter photographs regardless of when they were taken?
Yes, eligibility is not dependent upon having created the artwork during a specific time period.
Do I still own the rights to my images after I submit them to a reFocus contest?
Yes, you own all the rights to your images after you submit them to any reFocus contest. We respect your rights as a photographer and artist, and we do not become the owner of your work when you submit an entry. We will not sell any entry to a third party. We will not claim any copyright or moral rights to your work submitted in the competition.
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