Animal Photo Contest
September 25 – October 23, 2019


Photo Submission: Now – October 23, 2019, 23:59 (GMT -8, Los Angeles)

Photo Voting: Now – October 25, 2019, 23:59 (GMT -8, Los Angeles)

Review Period: October 26 - October 30, 2019

Winner Announcement: October 31 , 2019

Upload Process

Step 1


Edit a photo using PhotoDirector.

*Photo must contain an exclusive contest watermark to be eligible for this contest.

How to add the watermark for:

Step 2


Fill out the entry form and upload your before & after photos to the submission page.

Step 3


After the approval process, your photos will be displayed the contest gallery for others to view and vote.

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PhotoDirector Essential


PhotoDirector Mobile

Submission Guidelines

Image data files created with any digital device including smartphones or digital still cameras
(including medium and large-format cameras).

  1. All entries need to include BOTH before and after photos with required editing techniques.
  2. Eligible After Photos must contain contest watermark.
  3. Both color and monochrome images will be accepted
  4. File size: Entries should not exceed a combined file size of 20MB.
  5. File format: JPEG/150dpi recommended
  6. The standard color space for the judging process is sRGB.
  7. Each participant can submit up to five entries.


  1. By submitting your photos in this contest, you automatically allow CyberLink to feature your photos on CyberLink newsletters, blogs, official websites and other social media pages.
  2. Contest winners may be requested to provide higher resolution images for publication and other online displays in relation to the contest.

Submission Rules

  • Entry is limited to original works that have not formerly been displayed or exhibited and to which the entrant holds all applicable rights.
  • Works that have won prizes in other contests or that have been submitted to other contests currently underway, including similar works, are not eligible. Works that are entered in other competitions after submitting to this contest will be deemed as those having been submitted to other contests currently underway.
  • Works that are identical or similar to another submitted work, as well as works including identical or similar works submitted as separate works, are ineligible for submission.

Panel Judging & Audience Voting

Prize : The ‘Grand’, ‘2nd’, ‘3rd’ & ‘Merit’

  • The ‘Grand’, ‘2nd’, ‘3rd’ & ‘Merit’ Prize Winners will be judged by professional photographers and multimedia editors based on the following criteria:
  • Theme: 10%
  • Creativity: 25%
  • Aesthetics: 30%
  • Photography & Editing Skills: 35%

Prize : ‘Audience Favorites’ & ‘Lucky Draw for Voter’

  • Number of votes for each photo is calculated based on the total of likes caculated by Facebook.
  • One Facebook account may only vote for each photo once.
  • For Audience Favorite's award, in the case that there are multiple photos with the same number of votes, there will be a random draw for one winner.
  • Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents for voting is not permitted and will result in the disqualification of all votes received through that method.


Grand Prize
DJI Osmo Action + Director Suite 365
2nd Prize
Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019) Wi-Fi + Director Suite 365
3rd Prize
Canon SELPHY CP1300 Wireless Compact Photo Printer + Director Suite 365
Merit Prize x 6
Director Suite 365
Audience Favorites x 3
PowerDirector 365 + PhotoDirector 365
Lucky Draw for Voter x 3
PhotoDirector 365

*All 365 series software prizes will be a free one year subscription.


  • I have submitted my photo, but I do not see it in the gallery page. Did you receive my photo?
  • Please make sure your photo fulfills all the requirements. It does take up to 3 business days for your photo to be approved. If your photo does not fulfill the submission requirements, you will also receive an e-mail notification of this result, so check your junk mail folders if you are unsure.

    If your photo fulfills our requirements and you have not received a reply from us or found an error upon submission, please contact us and provide your submission info before October 23, 2019, and we will do our best to help you.
    Contact Us via :
    * Note: It can take up to 5 business days before you receive a response.


  • This contest is being held in several different languages, including: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean and Traditional Chinese. Please note there is only one set of prizes for all languages.
  • CyberLink will contact the event winners via the e-mail address provided during submission. If the winner does not reply within 30 days of contact, the winner automatically forfeits their entitlement to the prize. CyberLink reserves the right to appoint new winners in the event that the original winners forfeit their prize.
  • To complete the submission of the contest, you automatically agree that CyberLink may ask you to complete a profile, which may include your name, country of residence and email. Your name will be publicly visible to others on the event site.
  • Participants automatically agree that CyberLink may e-mail me promotional messages, marketing and other information.
  • For clarity, participants retain all ownership rights to their content. However, by submitting their photo to the contest, they hereby grant CyberLink a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free; license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the video content in connection with CyberLink services.
  • CyberLink acts only as host of this online event, and is not responsible for any infringement of copyrighted materials used in any submissions. You as the contestant are solely responsible for any photos used in your produced photo and responsible for legal repercussions. CyberLink Corporation is in no way responsible for any legal ramifications caused by the content of the entries. CyberLink reserves the right to ask contestants to provide proof of ownership for all content, and has the right to refuse photo entry for submissions that cannot provide proof of ownership.
  • You understand that CyberLink does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any photo content you submit. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish the content you submit.
  • Winners residing outside Taiwan should provide personal information including full name, date of birth and nationality , or the copy of passport to confirm their identity and receive the physical prizes.
  • For physical prizes shipped outside of Taiwan, CyberLink will ship from a local e-commerce website where the winners reside, or an international e-commerce website that ships globally. The recipient of the international shipment may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees, which are levied once a shipment reaches your country. Additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by the recipient. All recipients must comply with all laws and regulations of the destination country.
  • CyberLink reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend, cancel, postpone or extend the Contest or any entrant's participation.