Congratulations to the winners of the 2008 Summer Music Moment Photo contest. Thanks to the photographers for all the great entries we received.

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Deadline Past - 02/28/2009

Winners will be contacted mid March.

We're looking for YOUR Year In Music Moment! Show us the crowds! Show us the artists!
We're looking for the moments, the music, the scene through your eyes.

Billboard and PDN have joined forces to produce the first annual Year In Music Moment photography contest, the ultimate music photography contest for amateur shooters.
The Year In Music Moment photography contest is the premium source for music lovers
and photographers alike.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Fans' Favorite, Spontaneous Moment, Crowd, Breaking a Band, Live Music and Mobile Shots, with one grand prize winner amongst all.

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Your best quirky, off-the-cuff shot.


Music fans in the groove.


Promotional shots of up-and-coming bands or artists


On the stage, in the café, anywhere


Fun music photos from your camera phone

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Amateur Grand Prize winner will receive

$1,000 cash
An IPod Touch
A digital Camera
An appearance in a special Winners Gallery in billboard & PDN, and on &
A 1 year subscription to Billboard & PDN

All First Place category winners will receive

A Digital Camera
An appearance in a special Winners Gallery in billboard & PDN, and on &
A 1 year subscription to Billboard & PDN
A PDN and Billboard swag bag

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Amber Terranova

Amateur Photography Contest Judge


John Gimenez

Amateur Photography Contest Judge


Mick Rock

Amateur Photographer Contest Judge

Rock Photography Icon

Alexis Swerdloff

Amateur Photographer Contest Judge

Paper Magazine

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Single Entry:

$15 per image
$20 per image


$20 per series $25 per series
(A series consists of up to six visually-related images that will be judged as a single entry.)


Pay an additional late fee of $5 per entry for an extended deadline from February 16, 2009 to February 28, 2009. All entries received after February 16, 2009 will be charged an extended deadline fee of $5 per entry. If you are paying by check or money order, this fee must be included in the amount for your submission(s) to be considered.

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Photo Contest for Ambitious Amateur Photographers

Get into the action by taking part in the Year In Music Moment photo contest and win big! Find out how you can turn your music concert photos into major cash and prizes. Submit your best pics of concert moments, your favorite artists, band poses, and other categories.
Click here to sign up for the amateur photo contest now!

Billboard Photo Contest        PDN Magazine
Enter today for your chance to win fantastic prizes from the Year In Music Moment Photo Contest from Billboard and PDN online.
Register today and start submitting your best shots of music concerts and your favorite artists in amateur and professional categories. Great prizes include a brand new Digital camera, an iMac with Photoshop software, and much more! Share your music moment and start snapping away for a chance to be featured in an edition of Billboard and PDN magazines! Get out there and give us your best shot!

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