Posts Tagged ‘photography’

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July 15th, 2015

FotoPoetry: Thanks to photography, we can freeze time and space to communicate feelings and perceptions. As creators of images, we can represent and share emotions captured in everyday locations. How sensitive can you be? And to what extent can you reach out to others with your photographs? We invite you to participate in this photography contest and reveal the visual poet in you.

Prize: The 10 best photos will be premium user for one year.

The Blipoint team wishes you luck!

Date of participation: 15/07/2015 – 27/10/2015

Voting process: 27/10/2015 – 17/11/2015

Contest closed: 17/11/2015

Participation: FotoPoetry


Legitimization to take part:

• They can participate people major of 18 years old and people under 18 who are relying on express authorization of their parents or legal representatives, and once they are known and accepted by the participant the conditions of registration, protection of information, intellectual property, and all those other conditions that, with general character, should be additionally considered necessary for the participation of the users in Blipoint.
• For technical reasons the participants of the contest will have to be registered in Blipoint.

Prize: The 10 best photos will be premium user for one year.

Stage I: publication stage

• Beginning of the publication stage of the image to participate in the “FotoPoetry” contest organized by Blipoint. It starts 15/07/2015 and ends 27/10/2015.
• Each contestant can publish up to a maximum of (2) two images.
• Any technique may be used. Photographs, collages, paintings, illustrations, or mixed format techniques can be submitted.
• Only digital posters will be accepted, and they must not be larger than 1.5 mega and in jpg format.
• Images that have been awarded a prize or simply participated in previous Blipoint contests will not be accepted.
• With the sending of the images, you confirm automatically that you own the author’s copyright and that your images are free of rights to third persons.
• You will preserve the entire author’s copyright and other rights that you already possess in relation with the images that you publish in Blipoint. The authors of the official announcement herein authorize Punto y Línea 07 S.L., a company registered in Spain, legal representative of the blipoint web portal, the non-exclusive right to the reproduction, distribution, and public communication of the works of the finalists, in the following terms:
• The right of reproduction: for the sole purposes of, postcards, or posters, promotional press advertising the present official announcement, and publication in diverse intranet media, such as; social networks, within the blipoint web portal, and blogs related to photography and art events, with the sole purpose of making known and promoting the contest winners.
• The Blipoint web portal is obliged to respect the recognized moral right in favour of the authors in article 14 of the rewritten text of the intellectual property law.
• On the present bases, you accept that no commentary or other information that you provide to Blipoint will violate any personal right or any property right of any third one (including, without limitation, the author’s copyright and brand rights). Also, you accept that no commentary or other information that you provide to Blipoint will be slanderous, obscene, harassing, improper or illegal, and that you remain as the only responsible for the contents of any commentary or other information that you provide to Blipoint.
• Competitors who fulfill the established conditions will receive an e-mail from Blipoint asking them receipt of Participation Request. They will be able to raise questions and doubts they have regarding the development of the contest to the same address:

Stage II: voting stage

• From 27/10/2015 until 17/11/2015 the voting process with the star voting system will take place: by way of this voting system, one can only vote (5) five once for each photo that one wants to receive the most votes. In this way, users that have more friends are prevented from ending up in first place.
• he prize consists of being a premium user for free for six months. For more information regarding the premium gallery:The voting will be do by the artists, photographers, illustrators, graphic designers, and individuals themselves that are active within the Blipoint community.
Blipoint, as the organizer of this contest, saves itself the right to modify at any time its conditions, including the dates of the contest, even its whole cancellation, before the closing date of the contest, providing that there was a valid reason, and promising to notify with sufficient anticipation the new bases, conditions or, if necessary, the definitive cancellation.
• In the supposition that Blipoint was detecting that any participant of the contest is using any type of method or automated process, appellant or carrying out any type of fraudulent conduct that alters the normal functioning of the contest, Blipoint will be able to give up immediately from the contest the above mentioned participant (who will be sent an e-mail informing him or her about the immediate expulsion of the contest), leaving without effect the points accumulated up to this moment by the above mentioned participant.
• In the supposition that Blipoint was an object of any claim, judicial or extrajudicial, initiated by third part and based on possible infractions of the rights of intellectual property or image of those third part, derived from the utilization on the part of Blipoint of the images contributed by the participant, this one will assume all the expenses, costs and indemnifications that could stem from such judicial actions, answering in front of Blipoint or in front of that third ones, as it corresponds.
• In case the present promotion was remaining suspended by reasons of major force, Blipoint will remain exempted from any responsibility on the same one.

Stage III:

• On 17/11/2015 the voting period will end and the first 100 images that obtain the best quality of votes will be pre-selected.
• There will be a pre-selection of the first 100 images by way of the voting system. Then, a qualified panel of judges will select the 10 images.
• To finalize the announcement, the winning image, along with the author’s profile, will be published in the contest’s records, so the said author should update his/her profile. It will also be promoted on the contests’ main page as well as on Blipoint’s blog.

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June 24th, 2015

FotoEmotion: Life is full of unique, one-of-a-kind moments; every day is a new experience, a small adventure. Today, it is quite common for everyone to have a camera in their mobile phones and our first reaction in these emotionally-charged moments is to capture them in a photograph. This contest is open to all and we look forward to your participation and great pictures.

Prize: Editing and design of a photo book.

Date of participation: From 15/06/2015 to  15/10/2015

Voting process: From 15/10/2015 to 20/11/2015

Contest closed: 20/11/2015

What are you waiting for? Participate now!


Living Nature: Nature provides us with experiences that are unique and leave a lasting impression, true gifts for man’s eyes, exclusive phenomena that don’t happen in the same way. Landscapes and moments whose incredible beauty we can enjoy.  We invite you to depict nature in all of her splendour.

Prize: Membership for one year of premium user

Date of participation: From 15/06/2015 to  15/10/2015

Voting process: From 15/10/2015 to 20/11/2015

Contest closed: 20/11/2015

What are you waiting for? Participate now!

Photography Tutorials

June 18th, 2015

Blipoint has always strived to recognise, highlight, award and exhibit the work of its users. In this new phase, we are very happy and driven to present a new tool to help you learn about the art of photography and thus contribute to your constant efforts to become better photographers.

Very soon, thanks to the support of Canon Spain, Premium users are in for a real treat on the Blipoint app – we are talking about video tutorials. You will have access to videos explaining basic and advanced photography technique, using photographic equipment as also experimental photography.

Our facilitators are photographers par excellence with extensive experience and international recognition. To enjoy these video tutorials, you must download the Blipoint app as they can only be viewed on mobile devices.

Walid Raad

June 2nd, 2015


Who is Oakland?

May 28th, 2015



May 13th, 2015

PhotoForma: Life is full of shapes. Only those with a certain visual prowess are aware of and appreciate the marvellous in the everyday. What might be routine for many, can prove to be a universe of visual wealth for others. Photography is one of the main techniques used to capture the aesthetic beauty of our surroundings. We invite you to participate in this contest and show your creative side.

• First prize: An iPhone 6.
• Second prize: An GoPro HERO3: White Edition – 131′/ 40m Waterproof Housing.
• Third prize:Five years as a premium member, to the best image.
• 10 honorable mentions.

Date of participation: 13/05/2015 – 07/09/2015

Voting process: 07/09/2015 – 30/09/2015

Contest closed: 30/09/2015
Participation: PhotoForma

The Blipoint´s team wishes you luck!


New voting system

March 31st, 2015

The Blipoint team would like to inform all users that we have changed the voting system to make it more accurate and effective. From now on, each registered user will only be able to vote for 5 photographs in each contest. Users must select their top five photographs and give each one a vote. The images will then be graded in descending order based on the number of votes received.

Vote for your best photo!

Raymond Depardon. Un moment si doux

February 11th, 2015