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Giveaway: Win Your Choice of Camera, a Tamron 24-70mm Lens, and More!


In celebration of the 250th episode of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast, we’re giving away a great camera and Tamron lens along with some other great prizes! Entering is easy, free and there are multiple ways to enter!

GRAND PRIZE (camera + lens)

Choice of camera:
Nikon D850, Canon 5D Mark IV, Sony a7R III, Fujifilm X-T2, Panasonic LUMIX G9, GH5 or GH5s, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II or Pentax K-1.

– plus –

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD G2 lens
(available in Nikon and Canon mounts, but if you pick a camera other than the Nikon or Canon, you will still receive the Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 to be fair.)

Additional prizes to be given away:


(1) Tenba Solstice 20L backpack ($169.95 USD value)


(1) Choice of MeFOTO Air ($125-$225 USD value) or Classic ($149-$249 USD value) in choice of size and color.

Skylum Software
(3) bundles of Luminar 2018 + Aurora HDR 2018. ($168 USD value per bundle)

(1) Palette Expert Kit. ($299.99 USD value)

Nicolesy, Inc.
(1) $150 gift card for Nicolesy.com online store. ($150 USD value)


(1) Platypod Max ($99 USD value).  (1) Platypod Ultra ($59 USD value).  Separate prizes.

Matiash, Inc.

(1) $150 gift card for Matiash.com online store. ($150 USD value)


(1) 1-year Format Pro Membership. ($144 USD value)


(1) BlackRapid Sport Breathe/Tether Kit/WandeR Bundle. ($136.85 USD value)

Atmosphere Aerosol

(1) 12-can case of Atmosphere Aerosol. ($143.40 USD value). USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand shipping only.


(1) 1-year of Plotaverse Pro Membership. ($99.99 USD value)

Nick Page

(1) Nick Page Photography 3-course post-processing bundle (Mastering Luminosity Masks, Essential Photoshop for Landscape Photography, and Astrophotography Post Processing.  ($170 USD value)

Out of Chicago

(1) all-access pass to Out of Chicago Summer Conference June 22-24, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.  Pass only.  Winner would need to arrange for their own travel, lodging and expenses.  ($500 USD value)

Gaffer Power
(1) Gaffer Power $100 gift card. Can only be shipped in the US.  ($100 USD value)

Multiple ways to enter:

Method #1. Subscribe to the podcast (2 entry points)

Step 1.  Subscribe (or already be subscribed) to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or other iOS/Android apps.
Step 2. Screenshot proof of that
Step 3. Email proof to [email protected]

TWO entries for being subscribed (for free of course) to one of the most-listened-to photography podcasts ever.  Your email addy will be kept private, will never be sold or shared.

Method #2. Listen for secret code word in Episode 250 (1 entry point)

Step 1.  Listen to Episode 250 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast for secret code word
Step 2. Email that to [email protected]

Listen to Episode 250, snag that secret code word and you’ve got yourself another entry.  Your email addy will be kept private, will never be sold or shared.

Method #3. Subscribe to my email newsletter (2 entry points)

Step 1.  Enter your email address on my site at:  LensShark.com
Step 2. Confirm your email via the email you receive.

There’s so much I’d like to say on the podcast, but cant as it’s the wrong venue.  The newsletter is where this will happen.  You’ll also be eligible for giveaways only newsletter subscribers will know about along with special offers, my “The Thought Behind the Shot” feature where I tell you the how and the why of my images…and it’ll be painless.  I hate spam as much as the next person.  You can always unsubscribe after the giveaway of course.

Method #4. Enter on Instagram (1 entry point)

Step 1.  Go to LensShark Instagram account and follow (or be following)
Step 2. Find announcement post(s) for this giveaway from  1/28/18 or later
Step 3. Tag 2 friends who are into photography and comment which camera you’d pick

I’m having a lot of fun sharing via Instagram stories and more so join me.

Entry period:

Sunday January 28, 2018 through 11:59 pm EST on Monday February 12th, 2018.

Selection of winners:
A winner for each available prize will be selected at random from all valid entries.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  See official rules.

Update: This giveaway is over. The winners were randomly selected and have been contacted. Here’s a list of the winners for each prize:

Sony a7R III + Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2
Brittany Phillips, USA

Tenba Solstice 20L bag
Jonathan Hsu, USA

MeFOTO Classic tripod
Kevin Furst, USA

Skylum Luminar 2018 + Aurora HDR 2018
Troy Green, Australia
Fernglin Ooi, Malaysia
Sarah Greenwood, USA

Palette Expert kit
Michael Neckvapil, USA

Nicolesy.com $150 gift card
Trey Mintz, USA

Platypod Max
Garrett Brady, UK

Platypod Ultra
James Roh, USA

Matiash.com $150 gift card
Jim Gonyea, USA

Format 1 year Pro membership
Alessio Breveglieri, Italy

BlackRapid Sport Breathe + Tether kit + WandeR bundle
Nicolas Winspeare, France

Atmosphere Aerosol
Stephen Drover, Canada

Plotaverse 1 year Pro Membership
Brendan Edwards, USA

Nick Page post-processing 3 course bundle
Andy Beaumont, UK

Out of Chicago all-access pass
Sean Hall, USA

Gaffer Power
Tausha Dickinson, USA