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Art & Photography \ AUG 2nd 2016

Do These Wix Photographers Have What it Takes to Shoot the Cover of a Magazine?

For many, photography is a hobby, but for some, it’s a passion and a way of life. People who make photography their vocation face more challenges than just finding the right lighting, they also have to work hard to get clients and build their brand.

But sometimes, catching that big break can happen overnight. That’s why Wix and Condé Nast are giving Wix photographers a chance to put their work on the cover of a major magazine! A once in a lifetime experience, we’re giving you the chance to shoot the cover of Condé Nast Traveler or Brides Magazine, or to assist a celebrity photographer to shoot the cover of Vanity Fair.

It’s not too late to submit for your chance to win this amazing experience. Thousands of people have already entered for their chance to shoot the cover of their choice, and here’s just a taste of the talent we’re seeing.

Nicholas La

Submitted to: Condé Nast Traveler

Nicholas’ work has already been featured by brands like Hennessy, Range Rover, Jaguar, LG and Disney, but for his next challenge Nikk’s got his sights set on one of the world’s best known travel magazines. Does Nicholas have what it takes to shoot the cover of Condé Nast Traveler?

Nicholas La

David Rochas

Submitted to: Brides Magazine

“The love of beautiful pictures, the taste for adventure and the fascination with distant lands are the traits that characterize me best.”

Originally from Brazil, this world traveler has touched ground in almost every corner of our Earth. An adventure seeker, it was on the road to Jacques de Compostela he bought his first reflex camera and discovered South America behind his lens. Since then, he hasn’t put his camera down. He now lives in France and devotes his talent to a career in photography.

david rochas2

Max Montgomery

Submitted to: Brides Magazine

When Heidi Klum needs a photo taken, who does she call? None other than Wix user Max Montgomery. Max is a British photographer who splits his time between New York and Los Angeles, snapping gorgeous photos no matter what the time zone. Max’s work has already appeared in the pages of Vogue and Marie Claire, could the cover of Brides Magazine be next?

Max Montgomery

Andrew Bennett

Submitted to: Vanity Fair

“Photography is a social art. Over the course of an afternoon, event, road trip, or concert, I get to hang out with people that have a story to tell, and capture little pieces of it with a camera. That’s why I love it.”

Three years ago, Andrew was freed from a serious addiction problem by hitting rock bottom. After seeking help and getting sober he was faced with a new challenge, how was he going to channel all of this new energy that he once numbed? Photography became one of his answers.

Andrew Bennett

Mario Marino

Submitted to: Condé Nast Traveler

Mario Marino is a travel portrait photographer whose work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. Born in Austria and now living in Germany, he’s traveled the world capturing people in their native lands since 2000.

Central to his pictures is a fascinating portraiture in which he maintains an strong connection to his subjects. Each image conveys a sense of simple joy of being and living in the world. “To me it’s essential to show the beauty and dignity of people. Empathy, instinct and walking forward is the key to my work… I try to read people’s lives, the circumstances they live. I’m fascinated by their cultural background and identity.”

Mario Marino

Allie Miller

Submitted to: Brides Magazine

Allie is a portrait, wedding and commercial photographer living in North Carolina. With her breathtaking photos and attention to detail, any couple would be lucky to have her capture their big day – but does she have what it takes to shoot the cover of the world’s premiere bridal magazine?

Allie Miller

Lucas Creighton

Submitted to: Vanity Fair

Lucas Creighton has shot everyone from the Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks to music’s elite. He shoots concerts and festivals for two music publications – and oh yeah, did we mention he’s only 19 years old? This Portland, Oregon native is a student at Purdue University by day, and lives the dream by night. Lucas thinks he’ll be right at home assisting on a Vanity Fair cover shoot.

Lucas Creighton

Usayed Mahmood

Submitted to: Condé Nast Traveler

Usayed has a thirst for knowledge that can’t be quenched. This travel photographer is just as comfortable exploring foreign surroundings as he is locked behind a desk working on UI and UX. Usayed’s wonderful photography has already been featured twice in National Geographic, and now he’s ready to shoot the cover of Condé Nast Traveler.

Usayed Mahmood

Shirlaine Forrest

Submitted to: Vanity Fair

Based in Manchester UK, Shirlaine is a freelance photographer who specializes in music, fashion and portrait photography. With over 21 years of experience, Shirlaine has had her work featuerd by top publishers like The New York Times, NME, Rolling Stone, and Vogue. Plus, she counts Adidas, BBC, Coca-Cola, Max Factor, MTV, and Pepsi as some of her regular clients. Now Shirlaine has her heart set on assisting on the cover of a Vanity Fair shoot – could the magazine be added to her already long list of accomplishments?

Shirlaine Forrest

Lauren Bridle

Submitted to: Condé Nast Traveler

“Landscapes inspire me – pictures taken of the same space always tell a different story. It is like looking through a time machine, seeing how the land is and how the land was through rock formations, rivers and fauna.”

Lauren is a Canadian photographer who hopes to show the beauty of nature through her lens. Sounds like Lauren has just the experience she needs to shoot the cover of Condé Nast Traveler.

Lauren Bridle

Thai Pham

Submitted to: Vanity Fair

Thai is a Vietnam-based fashion photographer with a stunning portfolio. His beautiful images range from commercial to editorial to weddings – and they look like the perfect fit for an issue of Vanity Fair. Don’t you agree?

Thai Pham

Think you have what it takes to shoot the cover of Brides Magazine or Condé Nast Traveler or assist a celebrity photographer on a Vanity Fair cover shoot? Submit your Wix portfolio website for your chance to win this once in a lifetime experience.

Contest open until August 9th – enter now!

The Wix Team
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