SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, the world's largest stock photography community of designers and photographers, today announced a "Roaring25" photo submission contest in celebration of it exceeding the 25 million mark for images contained in its massive stock photo library . The contest is live and will run until October 5(th), 2014. A single grand prize will be awarded for the Dreamstime user that uploads the most category-winning images to the Dreamstime database. The prize is $6,100, which signifies the largest license fee ever paid for an image on Dreamstime under a SR-EL license. Dreamstime is the only community that has this Sell the Rights license, the SR-EL license represents a full exclusive buyout of the downloaded media. The contest winner will be awarded the monetary prize as well as receive recognition on the Dreamstime website.
The contest follows a scavenger hunt theme and spans 10 different Dreamstime image subject categories, including several that are focused towards mobile device users:
1. Selfies 2. Food 3. Parties 4. Travel/ A Great Escape 5. Crazy/Out of the Box/Outrageous 6. An Intense Competition 7. Give Me Shelter- the emotional side of things, home, helping people in need 8. Business 9. Women 10. Sustainable Living
Each user can submit a maximum of 25 images total among all categories. Dreamstime community members will pick the best image from each category by awarding it points from 1 to 5, and the winner will be the photographer that places the most winners in the most categories. Therefore, entrants are encouraged to submit photos that cover as many subject categories as possible. Users that upload photos through the Dreamstime Companion mobile app should insert the keyword "Roaring25" to have their images properly tagged for the contest. You can download the app here:
"What better way to celebrate our 25 million image milestone than with a prize that equals the highest license fee ever sold on Dreamstime," said Serban Enache, the company's CEO and co-founder. "Our contributors provide us with more than 200,000 new images a week in a range of categories and includes many images taken with mobile devices. We also recently launched our Dreamstime Companion app to make it simple for mobile users to submit photos and start earning money through their work. Their monthly sign-up rate increased three-fold thanks to our app."
Interested contestants should visit http://www.dreamstime.com/assignments.php for more information. All images submitted for this contest need to be exclusive to Dreamstime.
Dreamstime is a distinguished leader in stock photography, a major supplier of high quality digital images to the world's largest advertising agencies, national and international magazines, and film and television production companies including The Girl Scouts of America, The Discovery Channel, The Financial Times, Mythbusters and more. With over 25 million images, Dreamstime has the largest customer base in the world (over 8.3 million users to date) and more than 15 million unique visitors monthly to the site. The acceleration in numbers overall makes it the fastest growing stock photo agency worldwide. In addition to the almost one million free images available, Dreamstime's active gallery is updated by the second with photos from the site's 193,000 plus contributors. For more information on Dreamstime, please visit: http://www.Dreamstime.com.