Many people have hobbies that they regularly engage in over the weekend, on vacations or during their free time. However, very few actually have the courage to follow their dreams and do something productive about their talent. Dreams are the catalyst and direction that enable people to follow what their hearts truly desire. If you are an avid photographer and want to pursue this work seriously then make use of numerous photo competitions that are easily available online. While you may be tempted to enlist for a paid contest, it is essential to look at a few websites that provide free entries as many are from reputed people in the industry.
You will be amazed at the variety of themes available on these websites to choose from. If you love experimenting with light, take part in the light photography contest. Those who love to capture objects or people in motion can make use of the action photo contest. If capturing the myriad hues of the sky while the sunset into the mountains or slips under a cloud during sunrise is your passion, enlist in the sunrise or sunset contest. There are photo contests for money that enables the winner to procure a handsome incentive of a hundred dollars. Remember that most sites want unaltered photographs and use of software is strictly prohibited. Make sure you read contest rules and regulations so that your entry is not disqualified. After all, you have worked so hard to produce a stunning piece.