We have partnered with the world’s most popular photography magazines to feature your best Luminar & Aurora HDR photos. The rules are simple - you make and submit photos, we pick the best and get them published.Learn more & submit a photo
1. Make a photo with Luminar or Aurora HDR
2. Log-in to your Macphun Account
3. Fill-in the form & upload your photo
4. Click “Submit Your Photo”
This opportunity is open only to the users of Aurora HDR or Luminar. You must log-in to your Macphun Account to verify the ownership of these products. Click here to read the terms & conditions.
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After you submit a photo, a member of Macphun Team will check it out.
Every month, we’ll publish an ad in the magazine featuring the winning photo (1 photo per magazine).
If you win, you’ll get a copy of the printed publication, plus the digital version will be shared on this page and elsewhere on the web.
To learn more about the Cover Photo project, review these terms and conditions.
Photo by Stephen D'Andrea
Photo by William Settle
Photo by Jennifer Moore
Please read carefully before submitting a photo
This initiative is open to participants worldwide, and is organized by Macphun Software.
No entry fee or other payments required. You should submit a photo that you’ve made with Luminar or Aurora HDR software and, if the photo is selected by the judges, it will be featured in one of the partner magazines.
You agree to upload only your own work. By submitting the photos you further agree, affirm, represent and warrant that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property. You should submit only the photos that you’ve taken personally and edited with Luminar or Aurora HDR software.
Photo tech requirements
1. Your photos should be processed with Luminar or Aurora HDR software by Macphun (No purchase necessary - you can download a free trial of Luminar or Aurora HDR from macphun.com)
2. Required DPI: 300
3. If you submit a photo in a horizontal orientation, the minimum width is 2700 pixels
4. If you submit a photo in a vertical orientation, the minimum height is 3900 pixels
5. Include your full name in the name of the file you submit
Your REAL first & last name and your real email must be included with your photo submission. If your photo is selected, we will only contact you via the email provided. We reserve the right to request a copy of your ID to verify your identity.
This initiative is organized by Macphun Software, and supported by the following businesses:
Australian Photography magazine
Digital Photo magazine
If selected, your photo will be featured in one of the following magazines,
during one of the months indicated:
Australian Photography - issues 2017: Jan, Feb, March
Digital Photo - issues 2017: March
Please note, your photo will appear in a full-page advertisement and be accompanied by logos from Macphun, Aurora HDR, Luminar and other partners at our discretion. The ad will also feature your photo credits and promotional text describing the Cover Photo project to readers of the magazine. By submitting your photos, you automatically agree to these terms.
You always maintain all legal and copyrights to your photos. Neither Macphun, nor its partners, will claim ownership of photos that you submit and/or make available for featuring in the partner magazines. Such ownership is retained by you at all times.
At the same time, by submitting your photos on this page www.macphun.com/cover-photo you automatically allow Macphun (and its partners) to publish your photo in the partner magazines. You will not receive any monetary reward or compensation for this. You also agree to have your name published together with your photos.
Promotional artwork acceptance and approval
If your photo is selected, Macphun representative will send you the artwork with your photo for the final acceptance. You will need to reply to Macphun within 48 hours and confirm via email that you accept the layout. If you don’t reply within 48 hours, or you don’t accept the look of the artworks or its content, it will not be published, your photo will be disqualified and we will select another winner.