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What if I have two photos taken during the same hour of the day?

You can upload both photos in two different time slots. The photo submitted for a specific hour need not have been taken during that hour, but should look as if it was.

Can I enter the external UPOTY competition?

No, as a CBRE employee you are only eligible to enter the CBRE Employee Urban Photographer of the Year competition.

How do I know that my images were successfully uploaded?

Once you have submitted your photo(s), you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure that your photos are marked as ‘submitted’ on your login page and not as ‘awaiting submission’.

I haven’t received an email confirming my images were successful uploaded.

Please check your email’s spam folder for the confirmation email. It is also recommended to check that the status of your photo(s) is marked as ‘submitted’ on the registration page on the Urban Photographer of the Year website.

I am having trouble uploading images to the website.

Please ensure that your browser is running at the most up-to-date version. Also check that your photo(s) comply with our photo upload size and format requirements.

Do all 24 photographs have to be taken in the same place?

No, the photos can be taken in as many locations as your would like.

How many photos can I submit?

You can submit a minimum of one photo or a maximum of 24 photos (one for each hourly category).

How do I submit a photo in the competition?

You will need to log into the website using your CBRE login credentials. You can then upload up to 24 photos on the upload page per the instructions provided.

How many winning categories are there in UPOTY?

Images will be shortlisted and judged via an open employee voting process according to region – Asia, Pacific, EMEA and the Americas. Each region will award first, second and third place winners.

How will I be notified that I’m a winner?

We will contact you via your CBRE contact details.

When will winners be notified?

Winners will be notified after the final judging process, which is finalized approximately two months from the competition’s close.

Where can I find out more about the competition?

You can read more about the competition on our home page, Facebook page or Twitter profile; you may view past winning entries via our past winners page.

How can I edit/delete my entry?

Images that are marked ‘Awaiting Submission’ can be edited or deleted as needed. However, once you submit your final entry you are no longer able to edit or delete it.

What are the terms and conditions of the competition?

You can read the full terms and conditions here.

My photo has already been entered into another photography competition and won. Can I still enter that photo?

No, the photo(s) that you submit must never have won or been listed as a runner-up in any photography competition.

I’m not a professional photographer. Can I still enter?

Yes, both amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter the competition.

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