September Photo Challenge: Backlighting

As the end of summer nears, we thought it would be fun to challenge you to get out there and shoot some magical photographs using BACKLIGHTING.  Everyone is invited to participate in sharing their favorite backlit photo (old or new)!

Here are the prizes:

1st Place PRIZE: Bohemian Symphony Collection from Oh So Posh Actions ($115 Value)

The BOHEMIAN SYMPHONY COLLECTION is a set of actions that will allow you to bring to life your beautiful images with ease and ability to adjust each action setting to make it into your own signature style.  This collection includes 33 actions with instructions to create beautiful skins tones, bring pictures to life without looking over processed.

 2nd Place PRIZEBusiness 101:  Setting Up Shop Workshop Book from Accounting for Photographers ($89 Value)

Whether you are in the first month, first year, or just rolling the idea around in your head of starting a photography business, there are some vital elements that could determine the success or failure of your business! This 4-part SELF-STUDY workshop book created by Accounting for Photographer’s Shannan Painter will ensure that you are starting off on the right foot!

  3rd Place PRIZE: 16×20 Gallery Wrapped Canvas from Canvas on Demand

Here are the details for entering your submission:

1. Create a post on your blog and include ONE photo submission for the challenge. If you like, include some fun facts about the photo, and any tips or tricks you might like to share about how you captured and/or processed your image.

2. Include the Rock the Shot Button and type the link in your post. The easiest way to do this is to copy and paste the html code at the bottom of our sidebar to the right –>

3. You can also link your submission from public Facebook pages, Flickr, Pinterest, etc. Just be sure to include the link within your post.

4. Submit the link to your post using the InLinkz button below. You must submit the actual post link (permalink), not just your website URL.

5. You may submit your photo at any time during the challenge – the deadline for this month’s submission is September 30th, 2011 at 11:59pm (CST).

6. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.

LEGAL STUFF: This promotion is in NO WAY sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Canvas on Demand.  You will NOT be notified publicly via Facebook if you are a winner. You MUST be 18 to participate. By entering this giveaway, you are providing information to Rock the Shot and NOT to Facebook. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items.

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Janneke Brakke - September 9, 2011 - 10:16 am

Sorry, please ignore my first entry (#4). That was a mistake.

Veselina Alexandrova - September 9, 2011 - 10:52 am

I did something wrong. No thumbnail is showing. Shall I repost?

Noelle Jenkins - September 9, 2011 - 12:37 pm

The link to my picture won’t show up when I click on my picture. Do I need to resend the link?

Julia Norman - September 9, 2011 - 11:14 pm

Hello! I am currently 17 years old, but I will turn 18 on September 15. Can I still qualify for the contest, as it says that you must be 18 to enter. Thanks!
-Julia Norman

Nadine - September 15, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Apologies for the duplicate entry (83/84)… the first link didn’t work so I corrected it. Is there a way to delete #83?

Tammy - September 15, 2011 - 7:50 pm

I LOVE backlighting, I’ll be entering soon :)

May (family photography Dallas Texas) - September 15, 2011 - 9:15 pm

I can’t get to hve the rock the shot icon and I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong! any tip?

Christy Tucker - September 17, 2011 - 4:44 pm

WOW! Look at all of those amazing entries, this is going to be tough choosing a winner!

Kristina Bewley - September 18, 2011 - 6:56 pm

I’ve never entered a contest before, don’t be too harsh on me! :) #103

Tara Matthews - September 19, 2011 - 11:06 am

Please can you delete the Tara Matthews entries as the links do not work. My third entry under Addy Izzy Photography is to keep as the link works.

renee ingrao - September 19, 2011 - 3:22 pm
Jessica Velarde - September 20, 2011 - 4:42 am

Love this challenge! Backlighting is my absolute favorite! It’s so exciting to see all those gorgeous entries!

Please excuse my first entry (broken link, I’m sorry!). #123 is the right one :)

Hannah Parker - September 27, 2011 - 8:53 pm

I accidentally entered the same image twice since it said “No Thumbnail Available” Please delete one entry. Thank you!!

BrittanyLauren Photography - September 28, 2011 - 2:02 am

Sorry for my duplicate post also (#169/170) I tried to find a way to delete my first entry but could not. Could you please remove it for me? Thank you and best of luck everyone! The photos all look amazing!

Kristin Comstock - September 29, 2011 - 1:15 pm

I am trying to join the September challenge. I have added the link and button and it is telling me it is not on my blog. Any suggestions?

Seasons Photography - Kim Price - September 30, 2011 - 12:29 pm

Can someone tell me how to “backlink” to this site? I’m trying to upload an image from my 500px site.

Thank you.

DeAnna - September 30, 2011 - 10:47 pm

I entered a few hours ago but I’m still not seeing my entry above. Not sure what I did wrong.

Backlighting Tutorial - September 19, 2011 - 8:27 am

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