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Change the background for your photos

November 28th, 2014 ( Updated 15 minutes ago )

I SHOT IT backgroundsAre you bored with the same background? Use the I SHOT IT Settings Page to try a new background (also available from the menu at the top of each page): Settings

We have chosen what we think are some of the best background textures from the excellent Subtle Patterns website. If there are any backgrounds that you think would be good for I SHOT IT then please let us know.

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Announcing the new Street Photography Competition

November 26th, 2014 ( Updated 2 days ago )

The Street Photography Competition that so many people have asked for has now started:

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Featuring the trademark I SHOT IT growing cash prize and a fantastic Leica camera to win: the Leica X. Each entry costs $8, and $3 of each entry is added to the cash part of the prize. We're expecting a lot of entries so the cash prize could grow to a significant amount. The Leica X is a beautiful looking camera with a fast f/1.7 Summilux lens. Ideal for looking cool on the street!

Judged by Herbert Piel - read more by clicking here.

Child Photo Competition 2014 No 4 Results

November 13th, 2014 ( Updated 15 days ago )

Child Photo Competition 2014 No 4 Results

Child Photo Competition 2014 No 4 Results

Congratulations to Stefan Pütz from Germany. Stefan is a very talented photographer who consistently produces award winning photographs. Stefan has won $600.00 and a Leica C worth $700. The large cash prize is thanks to the fantastic turn out for this competition with 300 entries.

The judge Lisa Alessandra Kutzelnig has picked 20 winning photos. Well done to the photographers who had their photo chosen, and thank you to everyone who entered a photo. We enjoyed looking at all of the entries in this is a very popular competition. The standard of photos was very high.

Please vote for the best selfie photo. $20,000 prize!

November 10th, 2014 ( Updated 18 days ago )

500,000 Facebook Likes - Selfie Competition Voting30 photos have been chosen for the next round of the selfie photo contest. To add your votes please click on your favorite photos here: 500,000 Facebook Likes - Selfie Competition Voting, and then click on the 'Vote For This Photo' link below the photos. We hope that many I SHOT IT members will take the time to vote for their favourite selfie photos. The more people that vote, the better the results will be.

Thank you to everyone who entered a selfie photo into the 500,000 Facebook Likes 'Selfie' Competition.

All voting competitions can be found on the Voting Competitions page from the drop-down menu at the top of every page.

Macro Photo Competition 2014 No 4 Results

November 4th, 2014 ( Updated 24 days ago )

Macro Photo Competition 2014 No 4 Results

Richard Kubica from Slovakia has won $189.60 and a Leica C worth $700. Richard has used an image stacking technique which is common in macro photography. If you have never heard of the image stacking technique there is a good explanation in this YouTube video.

Congratulations to the 10 winners who had their photo chosen by the judge David Chambon. Thank you to everyone who entered one of the 158 entries. We enjoyed looking at them all!

Flower Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

November 3rd, 2014 ( Updated 25 days ago )

Flower Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

Lazarus Nunley from the US has won the flower photo competition with a photo taken at a wedding. Lazarus has won $340.80 plus a Leica C worth $700.

The judge Birgit Krippner has picked 9 winning photos from 284 entries. Well done to all of the winning photographers, and thank you to everyone who entered a photo.

Mobile Phone Panorama Competition #4 Results

October 29th, 2014 ( Updated 30 days ago )

Mobile Phone Panorama Competition #4 Results

Gerard Collett ( flickr, twitter ) from London, England has won the fourth mobile panorama photo contest. Gerard has won $88.00 plus a Leica C "E" Light Gold Camera with Panorama Function and Wi-Fi. We'd like to thank the judges William Stewart and Birgit Krippner and everyone who entered a photo. There were 44 entries.

City Competition 4 2014 - all cities! Results

October 22nd, 2014 ( Updated 1 month ago )

City Competition 4 2014 - all cities! : Results

Mattia Zaldini from Italy has won $422.00 and a Leica C worth $700. Mattia has shown his skill as a photographer by winning a second I SHOT IT competition and we applaud him for this amazing achievement.

Congraulations to all of the winners who had their photos chosen by the Harvey Milk Photo Center. Thank you to everyone who entered a city photo. There were 211 entries.

Dog Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

October 21st, 2014 ( Updated 1 month ago )

Dog Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

Todd Arbini from the US has won $348.00 and a Leica C worth $700. There were 290 entries. We would like to thank everyone who entered a photo and the judge Illona Haus for picking 10 winning shots.

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Bird Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

October 13th, 2014 ( Updated 1 month ago )

Bird Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

Bird Photo Competition 4 2014 Results

The latest bird photo contest has been won by the very talented photographer Stefan Pütz from Germany. Stefan has won $322.80 and a Leica C worth $700. We would like to congratulate Stefan and the runners-up who also have astoundingly good shots. We'd like to think the judge Mike Atkinson for picking the winning photos.

There were 269 entries. Thank you for everyone who entered a bird photo.