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Olympus InstagramInstagram iconBreak Free Photo Contest

Olympus camera system provides you Break Free, with Olympus and experience a system that is compact and lightweight, powerful image stabilisation and world class high-resolution lenses.
Express your creativity and post photos to Instagram showcasing what Break Free means to you.

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How to make a submission

Step01

@olympus_breakfree

Follow the official "@olympus_breakfree" Instagram account.

Note that those who are not following the "@olympus_breakfree" account will not be eligible for the award.

@olympus_breakfree >

Step02

Instagram icon

#breakfree_olympus #olympusmalaysia @olympus_breakfree

Post photos on Instagram, tag the "@olympus_breakfree" and hashtag "#breakfree_olympus" and "#olympusmalaysia".

Accounts must be public and posts must fulfil the above conditions to be eligible for the contest.

Step03

Winners will be notified via Instagram Direct.

The selected winners will be contacted via Instagram Direct.

Rules for submissions

  1. Submissions and number of photos

    One person may submit up to three photos.
    There is no restriction on the brand or type of camera used. You may use camera from a SLR camera to a smartphone to take photos.

  2. Judging

    The Olympus Instagram Break Free Photo Contest Secretariat will judge the content impartially.

  3. Terms of use

    Refer here for information on terms of use and for other inquiries.

  4. Announcement of winners

    Winners will be announced on this website and on the official "@olympus_breakfree" Instagram account at 3 pm on 15.05.2020. (Japan time)

  5. Schedule

    Period for submissions: 3 pm on 10.01.2020 (Friday) to 11:59 pm on 31.03.2020 (Tuesday) (Japan time)

  6. Eligibility for submission

    • Who own an Instagram account.
    • Residents in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia, or New Zealand
    • Participants must consent to the terms of use, and to the privacy policy of Olympus Corporation.
    • Employees of Olympus and its affiliates are not eligible to participate in this contest.

Prizes

Global Awards
1st place*for one

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark III + M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO + MC-20

* to be selected from the total 24 country awards.

Global Awards 2nd place*for one

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 Mark III + M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

* to be selected from the total 24 country awards.

Global Awards 3rd place*for one

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 Mark III + M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3

* to be selected from the total 24 country awards.

Country Awards*for three

RM1000 worth of Olympus Online Store Voucher

*We may make additional requests to the winners of Country Award prizes for the original photos

Q&A

  1. Are video submissions eligible for the contest?

    Video entries are ineligible for this contest.

  2. What happens if I submit more than 3 entries?

    Applications up to the third image will be judged.  Any subsequent images will not be considered.

  3. Can I enter the contest by adding the necessary hashtags to images posted before January 10, 2020?

    Images posted before January 10, 2020 that have had their captions edited (hashtags added) are ineligible for this contest. However, it is possible to submit an older photograph for consideration by reposting the image with the necessary hashtags.  In this case, check that the hashtag settings follow the contest application guidelines.