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FAQ

Thank you for your interest in the Digital Photo TAKEN WITH TAMRON Photo Contest.

We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If your question isn’t answered here, please send us an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following details:

  1. The name of the contest (The Digital Photo Taken With Tamron Photo Contest 2015)
  2. Your username
  3. The image ID # (if applicable)
  4. The exact nature of your problem

Q: How do I enter?

A: On the competition portal nav bar, click “Submit Images.” You’ll need to be logged in to your Digital Photo account to enter. If you don’t have an account, click here to register for your free account. You may also log in using your Facebook account through the Connect With Facebook option.

Q: In what format should I submit my photos?

A: Each photograph must be submitted in .JPG or .GIF format and cannot exceed 4 MB in size. All photos must be taken with Tamron lenses. Black & White Theme: Photographs should be in keeping with the general theme of Black & White.

Q: How many photos can I enter?

A: 20 per person, however, each entry must be taken by Tamron lens.

Q: Why one of my images or none of them make it into the gallery?

A: Each person’s photos are subject to approval. Once you submit photos, one of our editors approves or disapproves each photo for the online gallery. Additionally, title your photos with alphanumeric characters only. Please do not use apostrophes, ampersands or any other character symbol, as doing so can cause errors during uploading.

Q: When will the winners be notified?

A: Black & White Theme: Sometime in November 2015.

Q: When will the winners be announced?

A: Sometime in November 2015.

Q: What are the prizes?

A: Black & White Theme: First Place Prize: Publication of the winning photo in Digital Photo, Online publication of the winning photo in the Winners’ Gallery (ARV $Priceless), (1) Tamron Prize of SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD in the winner’s choice of Canon, Nikon or Sony mount to be delivered upon availability (ARV $1,299). There may be no substitutions of prize and prize will not be shipped outside of the USA.

Q: When I try to enter online, I get an error message. What’s going on?

A: If your attempts at entering online aren’t successful, our system might be struggling. Try waiting a few minutes, then clear your browser’s cache and cookies—you might even try restarting your computer—and go to the online entry page again.

Additionally, title your photos with alphanumeric characters only. Please don’t use apostrophes, ampersands or any other character symbol, as doing so may cause errors during uploading.

Q: I’ve tried clearing my cache and cookies, and I even bought a new computer. The online entry form just isn’t working for me.

A: Double-check that the size of your images meets our requirements. If all else fails, send us an email atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In your email, please indicate:

  1. The name of the contest
  2. Your username
  3. The image ID # (if applicable)
  4. The exact nature of your problem
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