The photo contest has received over 640 submissions.
Mahalo to everyone who entered!
The Essence of Hawai‘i – Statewide Photo Contest
What is the essence of your image that helps you to express your love for Hawai’i? The people, the food, the island and our sea.
PhotoCon Hawai‘i is Hawai’i’s Statewide photo contest. It is open to professional photographers, amateur photographers, students, visitors and all residents who are “like-minded image creators” of Hawai‘i.
Only images that have been created in Hawai‘i in 2016 – 2017 are eligible for entry.
Winners will be selected by a group of industry experts. Judges will determine winners by applying the predetermined criteria.
Significant Prizes from our generous sponsors and partners will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners.
Contest will be promoted and then open for entries on: June 8th, 2017
Contest entries close on August 31st, 2017
* Judging will be based on 30% contest theme, 30% Technical Proficiency, 40% Artistic and Visual Impact