About Four Corners

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Welcome to my new travel photography competition, Four Corners. I’ve teamed up with fab online magazine site, Zinio, to bring eight lucky winners a free subscription to a magazine of their choice!

Not familiar with Zinio? They offer the ultimate magazine experience for the digital age. With thousands of top magazines from around the world, you 300x250_summerread_promocan browse and purchase subscriptions or single issues instantly from your computer or mobile device to read wherever and whenever you like. Zinio’s ‘Explore’ section lets you read – even without a subscription – thousands of articles from your favourite magazines and share them with friends. Their range of travel related magazines include Conde Nast Traveller, Afar and National Geographic Traveller – and they also have some great photography magazines like Shutterbug and Digital Photo Pro. There’s also a fantastic range of other topics, like lifestyle, art, fashion, special interest and science – so there’s definitely something for everyone!

Zinio are currently running some fab current special offers and promotions – including  up to 50% off on 120 magazines – find out more here, and don’t forget to follow @ziniodeals on Twitter to keep updated with their daily deals.

The “Four Corners” 

Want to win one of these fabulous magazine subscriptions from Zinio? Then enter the Emily Luxton Travel Blog Four Corners Travel Photography Competition. You don’t need to be a professional photographer, and these don’t need to be shot on a top of the range SLR – even photos from mobile phones will be considered. We’ll be looking at images that have good compositions, interesting subjects, and which really capture a sense of place.

There will be two winners chosen in each of the following categories, the “four corners” of the competition:

  • Cities – buildings, cityscapes, street scenes etc.
  • Landscapes – mountains, beaches, woodlands, the possibilities are endless!
  • People – portraits, crowd scenes,
  • Sense of Place – a photograph that truly sums up the destination.

You can enter as many categories as you like, but you can only enter once per category. 

All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).

How to Enter

Simply email your entry to eluxton@hotmail.co.uk, with the subject heading Poi, Malaysia“Four Corners”, by midnight (GMT) on 25th July 2013.

In the email, please include the following:

  • Your entry
  • Category title you are submitting for
  • Your full name
  • Image title
  • A brief ‘about me’ (no more than 100 words – can include a link to your blog or website)
  • The title of the magazine subscription you would like from Zinio, if you win.

NB – All photographs will be published on the category section of the competition site, and the eight winners will also be published on www.emilyluxton.co.uk.

Please see here for the competition rules.

Winners will be announced on 1st August 2013.

The Judges

Emily Luxton (me!) is a travel blogger and writer, with a photography degree from Southampton Solent University. She has been running the travel blog www.emilyluxton.co.uk for almost one and a half years, and has a particular interest in travel photography.

Sam Larner is a photographic retoucher, also with a degree in photography, who edits most of the images on www.emilyluxton.co.uk. Sam has been working as a retoucher with Wellcom London for nearly two years, and has a strong interest in all genres of photography, particularly travel. Sam is also an incredible photographer, and occasionally works as a wedding photographer.Check out her work on her Flickr Page.

Both judges have been compensated for their time with a free magazine subscription from Zinio.

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