Competition completed. Check out the monthly winners below, and overall positions at https://skystock.net/skystock-net-relaunch-competition-winners/
To celebrate the relaunch of our new platform SkyStock.net we are having our largest aerial photography competition yet! The total prize pool is worth $4,000. There is no limit to the number of entries so start uploading today. Competition runs from August until December with a different theme and prize every month, so be sure to check back regularly on this page and our social media channels.
Rest assured that all entries always retain copyright ownership over their images. We value our contributor’s images and the value of your skills. Full T+Cs at the bottom of this page.
Grand Prize is $1,000
Monthly Prizes and Themes
Every month we will have a new theme and a new judge to pick the two finalists which will then be voted on by our fans in a Facebook poll. The monthly theme will be revealed on this page and our social media channels on the 1st of the month. Simply upload your photos via the dashboard, and if they meet the competition theme then they will be shortlisted.
Theme: Nature and Environment
Winner: Brendan A
Theme: Cities and Towns
Winner: Darren R
Theme: Outback and Rural
Winner: Barry S
Theme: Coastal and Beaches
Winner: Tim B
Theme: Industrial and Farming
Winner: Milo H
How to enter
Entries now closed. Keep an eye on our social media pages and website for future competitions.
Simply upload your photo to the SkyStock.net platform, and if they meet the competition theme then they will be shortlisted. Sign up and entry is completely free. To make life easier be sure to check out our Photo Requirements and the Upload Process.
What is SkyStock?
SkyStock was initially launched in 2018 as an aerial only stock photography platform. We were tired of the high upfront costs and poor commission rates offered on other platforms, so we built one ourselves. We also aimed to do things differently by rather than utilising traditional keyword search, rather focus on location utilising GPS metadata and a Google Map search. The initial platform grew too quickly and our old platform couldn’t handle the load, so we needed to rebuild and relaunch. Our goal is to create a useful platform for all drone operators and aerial photographers to help sell their photo and video (coming soon) content, as well as be able to quote on jobs (also coming soon) for customers looking for a local operator. We look forward to you joining us on this next adventure with our new platform.
Terms and Conditions
The full terms and conditions can be viewed here. A summary of the major points:
- Prizes are in Australian Dollars.
- While we welcome content from worldwide contributors, this competition is only available to Australian residents.
- Entries close at 11:59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10) on the final day of each month.
- Winners will be published on this page and on our social media channels.
- Photos uploaded to the SkyStock platform will be available for sale with the contributor receiving a market-leading commission which is currently 75% of every sale.
- Contributors always retain copyright ownership over their images. We value our contributor’s images and the value of your skills. SkyStock will only utilise a very low-resolution copy of your image for promoting the competition and will only do this with a select few. For a majority of images uploaded they will remain for sale on the platform, to ensure contributors get rewarded for their content.
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