Who can participate?

Entries are open worldwide to photographers using an iPhone or iPad. Photos should not be published previously anywhere. The posts on personal accounts (Facebook, Instagram etc.) are eligible.

How can I participate?

Select the number of the entries in the “Enter” page and follow the check out process. You can upload your photos after you place your order.

What is included in the trips prize to Aspen, Colorado USA?

Open to participants worldwide.

Two selected winners will receive a trip to the thirteenth annual Aspen Ideas Festival at the Aspen Institute’s campus in Aspen, Colorado for 3 days from June 22-July 1, 2017.

Winning trips include: Round trip economy airfare from Major Airport (including international) to Aspen, CO. 3-nights lodging in Aspen, CO. Pick up from Aspen airport and transfer to Aspen hotel. Complimentary shuttles to and from festival and hotels provided. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided at the festival each day.

Not included: Transportation to/from home airport. Additional meals beyond what is provided with festival pass. Any fees or coordination of travel visas. The winners are responsible getting the visas to the US. Any other travel expenses not listed above.

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Which photos are elligible?

All photos taken with an iPhone or an iPad. The photos should not be altered in Photoshop or any desktop image processing program.

The use of any iPhone/iPad app is permissible. iPhone add-on lenses can be used. In some cases we may ask the original image to verify that it’s taken with an iPhone, iPad. The photos that can not be verified are disqualified.

How do I send my photos?

After you place your order you will have an “upload” option for each order. You can access to your account at “Login” page and view your entries.

Is there a limit to the number of entries I can submit?

There are no limits on the amount of entries you can submit.

Are there restrictions on when a photo was taken?

No, there are no time-based restrictions for when a photo was taken.

I don't know which category to enter my photos in.

If you are not sure which category to enter your photos please select “Others”.

Can I enter one photo into multiple categories?

No. If no category specified we may assign a category that fits better for the submitted photo.

What size should the images be?

The submissions must be in the original size or not smaller than 1000 pixels in either height or width.

How do I know if you received my entry?

You will receive a confirmation email and will be able to see the status of your entered photos in your account dashboard. If you haven’t received the confirmation check your SPAM folder before contacting us.

Do I own still the rights to my images?

Yes. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by IPPAWARDS shall carry the photographer’s credit line. Use may include publication in any IPPAWARDS media sponsor publication. All entrants understand and agree that any image submitted to the competition may be used by IPPAWARDS for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the IPPAWARDS competition.

I am having a problem uploading my photos. What should I do?

If you are having issues with your upload you can email your photos to as attachments. Remember to include your order number in the subject of the email.

How do I know if I've won and when?

We do notify award winners by email but sometimes notifications get caught in spam filters or get a non-deliverable return if you change your provided email address. You can always check our site for the list of the winners. If your email has changed you can login to your account and update your information.

All winners will be announced online eight to twelve weeks after the final submission deadline.

I still have questions. How can I contact you?

If you still have some questions email us at: or send us a message using the contact form.