September 14, 2015 10:56
THEME: ‘Sports in Action’
Capture powerful images of the sweat, tears and dedication in action and adventure sports.
Upload these photos to our Market category ‘Sports in Action’ for a chance to win


CoinaPhoto user: Dedi Erfiadi
Judge’s Feedback: “Technically, what a beautiful photo. Clean, focus and amazing array of popping colors. From the angle of the shot, you feel as if you’re up there with the climber, feeling his anxiety and willpower as he swings across.” -Angie Quach, Member of CoinaPhoto Team
CoinaPhoto user: Sandi Bertoncelj
Judge’s Feedback: “This is a great example of “Man & Machine” exploring the wilderness together, I love how the photographer illustrates the determination of the Mountain Biker.” -Sean Pierce, Previous CoinaPhoto contest winner
CoinaPhoto user: Camilo Diaz
Judge’s Feedback: “The intensity of this photograph has me in awe,  I feel that I’m right there in the water and I’m the last one standing to defend the goal.”
-Sean Pierce, Previous CoinaPhoto contest winner
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Thank you to everyone who participated! Check out more of our photo contests on our blog.
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  • Grand Prize Winner: $500 Amazon voucher for photography equipment and featured in our upcoming social media campaign (Your names and photo will be showcased to thousands on our Facebook and Twitter pages)
  • 1st Runner Up: $300 Amazon voucher for photography equipment
  • 2nd Runner Up: $200 Amazon voucher for photography equipment

  • Submissions 15 September to 15 October
  • Winners announced 26 October
THE STORY  From sporting events to personal fitness, we want to highlight the emotions of physical exercise and competitiveness.  We want to showcase the most creative and captivating sports photography on the planet as an art form. We’re looking for defining action shots, decisive moments and displays of true comradery to help bring people closer the exciting world of action sports. 
JUDGES Judges will be selecting the best photos based on creativity in perspective, angle, focal point, focus/sharpness and relevance to theme.  Photos must not previously have won an award in one of our previous photography contests. Three winners will be selected all together.

  • Angie Quach, Member of CoinaPhoto Team
  • Sean Pierce, Previous CoinaPhoto contest winner


  • Photo must ensure all rights, including permissions from subjects and all parties displayed
  • Photos submitted must be linked to a CoinaPhoto account
  • Must have all 3 sizes available (S=0-5 MP,  M=5-10 MP, L=10+ MP)
  • CoinaPhoto account must have a profile picture
  • Photos must not previously have won an award in one of our previous contests. (Contestants may win more than one CoinaPhoto contest but are not eligible to win consecutive contests)
  • Photos submitted must be owned by entrant (winners may be asked to provide additional verification of ownership)
  • For more information on contest regulations, please refer to our Terms & Conditions

Please keep in mind that all photos uploaded for our contests will be available in our market, which can be bought for commercial use as per our Terms & Conditions.


Photo by CoinaPhoto user: Firman Imen Ramadhy


  1. Sign up/Log in to CoinaPhotoDownload on the App Store!
  2. Click on the ‘Upload’ icon on the top of the screen
  3. Go to ‘Add Market’ and follow the upload photo process
  4. Choose ‘Sports in Action’ category drop down
  5. Submit your photos
  6. Once your photo is approved, it will be visible in the ‘Market’ section of the website in the ‘Sports in Action’ category

Good luck to all our contestants! Happy snapping!

*Feature Photo by CoinaPhoto user: Eric T’Kindt






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