INSPIRATIONS PHOTO CONTEST

Four months

Four themes

Four winners

Show us your most inspiring photos

For more than 80 years, Nikon's legendary NIKKOR lenses have helped photographers focus on what inspires them. Now we want to see what inspires you. Share your favorite photos, and you could win an outstanding NIKKOR lens!

Each month through December, we're holding a photo contest with a unique theme. Learn about the theme, upload your best photo to Flickr®, then submit its URL here during the submission period. Our judges' top pick from each theme will win a pro-caliber NIKKOR FX-Format lens. Good luck!

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Sports & Action

SEPTEMBER 2013

Contest Closed

CONTEST ENDED SEPT. 30
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From horse riding to motorcross and everything in between, perhaps no subject matter evokes as much excitement as Sports & Action. We're looking for photos that freeze action, that capture heart–pounding moments in stunning clarity, that leave us wiping sweat from our brow. Visit Nikon Learn & Explore for helpful articles about Sports & Action photography.

GRAND PRIZE
AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2.0G ED VR II PRIZE DETAILS

Landscape

OCTOBER 2013

Contest Closed

CONTEST ENDED OCT. 31
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Nothing says FX-Format like an expansive edge-to-edge landscape or cityscape. From natural to architectural, sunsets to sunrises, show us the incredible wide-angle views you've captured on your adventures. You can get creative, too—Black & White, HDR, Selective Color, Long Exposures, Light Painting and more are all welcome techniques. Visit Nikon Learn & Explore for helpful articles about Landscape photography.

GRAND PRIZE
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED PRIZE DETAILS

Portrait

NOVEMBER 2013

Contest Closed

CONTEST ENDED NOV. 30
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A portrait is capable of telling volumes—the subtleties of a personality, the strength of a character, the essence of a moment all inexplicably captured in time. Show us your most story-rich portraits, be them of your mother, child, neighbor or pet. We're looking for portraits that are beautifully executed and that tell a story with a single view. Visit Nikon Learn & Explore for helpful articles about Portrait photography.

GRAND PRIZE
AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G PRIZE DETAILS

Zoom & Telephoto

DECEMBER 2013

Contest Closed

CONTEST ENDED DEC. 31
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Show us your greatest feats of conquering distance with a zoom lens—the astounding close-ups of nature and wildlife, the close framing of architecture and events. If you used a zoom lens, we want to see it. Visit Nikon Learn & Explore for helpful articles about Zoom & Telephoto photography.

GRAND PRIZE
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR PRIZE DETAILS