Enter the Pond5 Photobomb Contest for a Chance to Win a DJI Drone and More


We love our community of media makers at Pond5, and we want to see more of you. That’s why we’re launching a special contest that lets you show off not just your creative skills (and sense of humor), but also your beautiful face. Enter now and you could win a DJI Phantom 3 Professional, a DJI Osmo, or a GoPro Hero4 Silver!

The rules are simple:

– Choose a photo from our specially curated collection
– Download it for free and Photoshop yourself (or your favorite pet) into the image
– Follow us on Instagram @pond5official
– Tag us on your entry and include #PhotobombPond5

After entries close on December 18, we will award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes — and all participants will receive a $25 Pond5 coupon!

Click here to choose your image and get started »

(Special thanks to our own Tom Crary for providing the great examples featured here!)


1st Prize
DJI Phantom 3 Professional ($1,250 value)

2nd Prize
DJI Osmo ($649 value)

3rd Prize
GoPro Hero4 Silver ($399 value)

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Contest Terms and Conditions:
1. No purchase necessary to enter the competition.
2. Employees of Pond5 as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) of each such employee, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
3. This competition will begin on 11/06/2015 and end on 12/18/2015 at 5:00pm EST. All entries must be received by the deadline. Pond5 accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, corrupted or fail to reach Pond5 by the relevant closing date for any reason. Entries via third parties are invalid.
4. Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish but no entrant may win more than one prize.
5. To enter, entrants must choose a photo from the curated collection provided by Pond5, follow @pond5official on Instagram, Photoshop themselves in the image, comment on the photo: #Pond5PhotoBomb and @pond5official, and share the image on Instagram
6. All correctly completed entries may appear on Pond5’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Blog.
7. The prizes include a $25 Pond5 credit for every participant, a DJI Phantom 3 for the 1st place winner, a DJI Osmo for 2nd place, and a GoPro Hero 4 for 3rd place.
8. The Pond5 team will choose the winners.
9. The prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered.
10. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Pond5 reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the contest without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
11. The winner will be notified via email or post by 12/22/2015. The winner must claim their prize within 30 days of Pond5 sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and Pond5 reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
12. By entering this competition each entrant confirms that his/her entry is their creation. By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to Pond5 a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to edit, publish, translate, modify, adapt, make available and distribute the entry throughout the world in any media now known or hereafter invented. If you do not want to grant us these rights, please do not submit materials to us.
13. Each entrant also confirms that anyone depicted in an entry has given their permission for the inclusion of their image in the entry and the use of the entry including their image by the entrant and the Promoter.
14. To obtain details of the winner please email stating the name of the competition in the subject heading 4 weeks after the closing date.
15. Pond5 will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by Pond5 for the purposes of the administration of this competition and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
16. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Instagram. You acknowledge that all information and material that you submit to enter this Promotion is submitted to Pond5 and not Instagram and you agree that Instagram shall not be liable to you in any way in respect of this Promotion.
17. The winners agree to take part in reasonable post event publicity and to the use of their names and photographs in such publicity.
18. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
19. The Promoter is Pond5, 155 Wooster Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10012