Anyone can submit an application, regardless of nationality, age or gender. The contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers. However, people employed by Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. and its affiliates are not eligible. Persons aged under 18 must obtain the approval of a parent or guardian.
Entry is free. However, applicants are required to bear other expenses such as internet connection fees required for submitting an application.
There is no restriction on the number of entries per applicant.
Applicants can choose their themes freely as long as filters were effectively used in taking the photos. All types and manufacturers of filters are acceptable. However, filters such as protectors whose effects cannot be seen on photographs are not permitted.
No, there is no restriction on filter manufacturers.
Applicants can submit photos which have previously been uploaded to private online albums or photos published via websites that private individuals operate for nonprofit purposes.
This information is in the online application form available on this website. Please follow the procedures indicated and fill out the form with the necessary information. The procedures require applicants to provide personal information such as their name and information about their photo including the title before uploading the image data. Please read the application requirements carefully before submitting your application.
Image data must be JPEG format. Size of the image data must be less than 10MB (minimum 1MB) per entry. Please compress any data that exceeds 10MB.
No, you can only send data to this website. Please note that data sent to the wrong place will not be accepted for the competition, and you will not receive notification of receipt.
The application form cannot be sent unless all required information is supplied. Fields that have not been filled in are highlighted. Please be sure to supply all the requested information.
Competition sponsors and partner companies cannot accept any liability for data loss. Be sure to back up and store relevant data before sending the data for your entry.
No, you cannot use such media to submit your photo. Entries can only be accepted by the official competition website.
Please check the instructions in the application form again. If you still cannot solve the problem, please contact us using the "inquiry form" below.