Welcome to our special contest issue of SeniorInspire the newsletter!
Today we're announcing SeniorInspire's annual 100 Photographers I'd Like to Follow contest! I am super stoked about this year's PILF contest and can't wait to see all your amazing work!
Also in this issue you'll find some testimonials from photographers just like you. These are only a few of the stories I hear from contest winners all the time! These are the stories that keep SeniorInspire going!
It's not easy putting yourself out there, believe me I know. But you can't grow without taking some risks. If you've never entered a contest before, make 2021 the year you do. Whether it's our Seniorinspire contest or one of the others, this is your time. Make the leap!
Do you have what it takes to be a PILF?
SeniorInspire's annual 100 photographers I'd like to follow in 2021 contest (PILF for short) is starting RIGHT NOW!
We’ll be accepting contest entries through Friday, January 29th. Winners will be announced in February and featured in the Spring issue of SeniorInspire the magazine.
We've done a bunch of things this year to make it even easier to enter including the elimination of categories (individual seniors only) and simplified file naming (start with your studio name and finish with whatever you'd like).
We'll also be releasing a print magazine in the spring featuring all 100 winners. And we added a Top 20 RockStar award where we consider all of the images you submit as a portfolio to determine the twenty 2021 Rockstars. To be considered for the RockStar award you must submit at least 5 images and the 20 winners will each get a two page spread in the spring magazine.
Please go to www.seniorinspire.com/2021contest for all the rules and to submit your images.
Can't wait to see your incredible work!
Testimonial - Penney Muskopf of Penneylane Pictures
Having one of my photos chosen was one of the most exciting moments! I received your email while at work, as I ran down the operating room halls jumping for joy! I have always dreamed of seeing my work in a magazine. The best and most humbling part of the whole thing was my daughter's senior picture was the one picked! I appreciate the opportunity.
Testimonial - Susan Gietka of Susan Grace Photography
I am so grateful for seniorinspire and all it stands for. A few years ago Seniorinspire found me on Instagram and featured my work. Seniorinspire was the first to see something in my work. It was such a rush and I was honored to be included on this page. There are so many talented photographers on Instagram and the competition is intimidating. Being included as one of the Seniorinspire Photographers To Follow gave me the courage to enter more contests and get featured on more sites. Following Seniorinspire’s Instagram feed keeps me on my toes and inspired! This push makes me work harder on each shoot to produce images that make my clients happy.
Testimonial - Cynthia Schoettker of Cynthia Schoettker Photography
I was chosen as one of the 2018 75 to Follow Photographers, and it was the first time that I was chosen for any major photography award for my work. Being awarded by SeniorInspire did so much for my self-confidence for photo shoots that followed afterwards! It made me feel like I had finally arrived in the photography world. I feel that sharing the news on my social media also allowed me to attract new clients to my work, which made my job even more fun. I will always be thankful that SeniorInspire recognized my work, which pushed me even further to grow and succeed in the photography world.