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About the Opportunity

Indiana Fashion Week photography contests feature images created by 5 local emerging photographers living in Indiana, who share a vision that captures and inspires. Visual storytelling is key to capturing creative stories and projects that continue to enhance Indiana. The photography competition is a part of the Content Party at Selfie WRLD Indy on July 27, 2022, which is designed to celebrate the many careers and professionals that make up the fashion industry (and of course to capture content).


Judging / Prizes

One (1) winning photographer will be awarded a $200 equipment rental credit and a $50 gift card from Roberts Camera.

  • Only entries which have met the Format & Submission criteria outlined below will be eligible for judging.

  • Photos are judged off of light, composition, and presentation.

  • Photos will be featured on Indiana Fashion Week’s Instagram account.

  • The winning photo will be chosen by a Roberts Camera representative. 

  • Winners’ names may appear on Indiana Fashion Week platforms.


How to Participate

Any photographer who meets the eligibility requirements listed below can apply to participate in the INDFW22 Photography Contest by applying via the form at the bottom of this page before July 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (EST).

Five (5) photographers will be selected to compete and will be notified on July 14, 2022.





  • Contest is free to enter.

  • Entrant must be at least 18 years of age and live in Indiana

  • Emerging Photographer with at least 1-3 years of experience


Equipment Requirements

  • DSLR (no smartphones)

  • 1 Strobe or Speedlite

  • Laptop (for editing)



One (1) Model

Photographers will organize their team. The team may consist of 1 stylist and 1 model to complete a cohesive look. Model must arrive ready. No hair and makeup completed at the event. The model must arrive dressed and ready to shoot.

Entry to the Event includes: 1 Model, 1 Stylist & Photographer. Additional team members may purchase a ticket for entry.



  • Photos may be black & white or color, JPEG, or PNG (No RAW or PSD image files accepted). All digital photographs must be at least 300dpi.

  • Overall Color Enhancement Allowed: Increased Contrast, Overall Lightening or Darkening, and Image Cropping are the only acceptable enhancements.

  • No pictures from the internet or other sources can be included/edited in the submitted photo. Only images captured at Self WRLD Indy on July 27, 2022.



  • Photographs must have been taken at Selfie WRLD Indy by the contestant on July 27, 2022

  • Contestants may submit a maximum of two (2) photo entries per category.

  • Photographs must be submitted as a digital image.

  • Entry is sent via email to on July 27, 2022 by 8:30pm (EST).

  • All photographs must be accompanied by completed entry form and model release form, either electronic or paper. 

  • Include name of photograph & Photo Credits with the submission

  • Photos saved as follows: {photographer name_photo name} {examples: Jane Smith Photography_ Style in the Sky}



  • The photo must not contain nudity, content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous content.

  • The photo must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

  • The photo must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in Indiana.

Before you apply...

Review ALL information on this page before submitting your application.

  • Applicants are required provide a link to their work.

  • By signing the entry form and/or submitting a photograph electronically, participants accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of contest judges, whose decisions are final. By submitting a photograph, participants agree to release sponsors, contest promoter and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries from liability of any kind or nature for any loss, claims, damages, or injuries of any kind associated with acceptance, possession, participation in, or use of any prizes.

  • By signing the official entry form and/or submitting an image electronically, you are stating that you are the owner and copyright holder of the photograph submitted. You also represent and warrant that the photograph is your original work. If your photograph contains identifiable people, you are stating that you have permission from all of the models and have a completed model release form in your possession.

  • Although photographers retain the copyright to their photographs, by entering them into this contest, they permit Indiana Fashion Foundation and event partners to use the images for promotion without receiving any fee or compensation. This applies to winning and non-winning entries.

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