Here in Lost and Wonder, we are not just a blog; we are also a community. Our communities in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are growing! Join the Lost and Wonder Community Photo Sharing, and be featured in our Instagram and other social media accounts by showcasing your best travel photos with a hashtag #LostandWonder.
By using #LostandWonder in your amazing photographs, you are exposing your talent to a number of people with the same love and interest for travel. The owners of featured photographs will get a chance to win a special gift from us every quarter! Here are the pointers that you need to know before joining the community:
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FAQS / Terms & Conditions
Who Can Join The Lost and Wonder Community Photo Sharing?
Everyone can join the Lost and Wonder Community! If you have any beautiful travel photos that you can share, just upload it in Instagram and put #LostandWonder in the description or comment section. To check shared photos from travelers around the Philippines and the world, just search our hashtag in Instagram. Don’t forget to follow our hashtag too!
What Camera Should I Use?
Any camera or device is accepted! Everyone can use #LostandWonder whether you’re using a high-end DSLR, a mid-range mirror-less camera, drone, or even a mobile phone.
When and How Frequent Do I Have To Share?
Anytime and as many as you want! If you have any past or recent travel photos that you want to share, just upload it and put #LostandWonder, and that’s it!
Is this Only in the Philippines?
Nope. The Lost and Wonder Community is open for everyone in any country!
Do you have any Criteria in Choosing a Photo to be Featured?
Yes we do, and the criteria are very simple.
- If your photograph is beautifully shot, and composed, regardless of the medium you are using; and,
- If your photograph has an interesting story about your experience, or history of the place or subject;
Then there will be a higher chance that your photograph can be featured. The owners of the selected photographs will be contacted through DM in Instagram, and the selected users will have to fill-out a form before being featured.
What Are the Benefits of Being Featured?
After filling out the form that we sent, we will share your photograph across all our social media accounts. We will showcase your talent, your place, and your skill in a wide range of audience.
If you are featured, then you will gain one (1) entry for being selected as the best photo of the quarter, and of the year. More details below:
How Many Winners Will Be Selected for The Best Photo of the Quarter, and of the Year?
There will only be one (1) photograph/entry that will be selected for every quarter, and another one (1) photograph/entry for the best photo of the year.
How to be Qualified for the Best Photo of the Quarter, and of the Year?
You need to have at least one (1) featured entry to be qualified for the Best Photo of the Year, and at least one (1) featured entry in a quarter to be qualified for the Best Photo of the Quarter. Any featured entries from the previous quarters are not qualified for Best Photo of the Quarter for the succeeding quarters of the year.
When Will You Announce the Winners?
Here are our schedule for selecting the winners and announcement dates:
- First and Second Quarter Best Photo: Featured Entries from February 2018 to June 30, 2018 – Two (2) Winners will be selected, and announced on July 6, 2018.
- Third Quarter Best Photo: Featured Entries from July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018 – One (1) Winner will be selected, and announced on October 5, 2018.
- Fourth Quarter Best Photo: Featured Entries from October 1, 2018 to December 21, 2018 – One (1) Winner will be selected, and announced on December 25, 2018.
- Featured Entries from February 2018 to December 21, 2018 – One (1) Winner will be selected for Best Photo of the Year and announced on December 31, 2018.
All winners will be announced in our social media accounts. Winners must contact us via DM in Instagram. Failure to contact us within 30 days, then the prize will be forfeited. This Reward System will run from February 2018 up to December 31, 2018, and is open only in the Philippines as of the moment.
What are the Prizes at Stake?
No definite items for now, but for sure it will be travel-related. We will announce the prizes before the selection of winners.
Just a Few Reminders / Copyright / Safe Record Keeping
Make sure that you own your photographs, and any reproduced copyrighted content will not be accepted. We will be using TinEye Reverse Image Search service to check for copied or modified contents.
If you are selected to feature your photograph, we will contact you through DM in Instagram and you have to fill out a form found from the link that we will be sending. By submitting this form, you are allowing us to re-post your content(this includes your photograph and caption), and we will provide significant credit in return. You will also gain an entry to be selected for best photo of the quarter, and best photo of the year. We’ll make sure to follow best practices in re-posting user generated content; parallel with Instagram’s policies and international standards.
All of your submitted entries will be registered in our database for safe record and history keeping. Rest assured that these data are treated safely and securely, and no data will be reproduced in anyway without the consent of the respective owner.
The owners of the featured images will be added automatically to our monthly e-mail newsletter. The users added to the newsletter subscription has the discretion to unsubscribe whenever they wished be.
If you have any questions, kindly send us an email at email@example.com