PhotoMarathon FAQ

Unanswered questions

If you have any questions that you do not find answers to, please “click here” and send it to us.

Photo Marathon Cancellation

If the Photo Marathon is cancelled it will be advertised on the website, PhotoMarathon’s facebook page and via the mailing list.

Image processing

PhotoMarathon does not allow you to finish processing the images on computer, phone or camera.
You may do everything that can be done before the photo is taken. That is, apply settings such as black and white and sepia, as well as use enhancements in the form of flash, tripod, filters, masks and the like.


Copyright on your images belongs to you. However, there are a few exceptions. You can read about them in The terms and Conditions for Participation in Photo Marathon

Participant Number and Password

I’ll give you your contestant No. when signing up for photo marathon – take care of it. The participant number is used to identify you and your photos. When you submit (upload) your photos to the competition, you must log in with your Participant No. and password.

Topic prizes

There is a prize for the best picture within selected topics. To enter the contest for subject prizes, you must complete the 6, 12 or 24 hour Photo Marathon.

Competition rules

We recommend that you read the competition rules carefully to avoid problems. The competition rules can be found here.

As new techniques and features for cameras are constantly being developed that need to be addressed, PhotoMarathon’s competition rules will be changed continuously and without notice. If you are unsure about the rules and techniques your camera has, contact photomarathon.

Technical assistance

If any problems occur along the way, contact PhotoMarathon’s crew immediately, who provide technical assistance to the best of your ability.


To participate in the Photo Marathon, it is necessary to register. Registration opens around August 1 and closes when the Photo Marathon begins.
When you sign up, you get your participant number. You’ll need that during competition, so save your email.