Lexar Announces Global Photo Contest in Partnership with 500px


Lexar Announces Global Photo Contest in Partnership with 500px

San Jose, USA, February 28, 2019 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, today announced it would be launching the inaugural Lexar Global Photo Contest in partnership with 500px. The theme of this year’s contest will be “Nature’s Amazing Landscapes” and is an open competition for both amateur and professional photographers alike.

The entries should be submitted to the official 500px contest website between March 1, 2019 and March 15, 2019 in accordance with guidelines and competition rules. Winners and finalists will share up to $15K in cash prizes and receive Lexar Professional memory cards and SSD. They will also have their work featured at the Lexar Photography Exhibition during the Grand Opening of the Memory History Museum in Zhongshan, China on April 27, 2019, where it will remain on display for one-year.

“We’re excited to create a competition that brings together the photography community to share the marvels of landscapes across the globe. Lexar seeks to give a platform to photographers from around the world to display their unique talent and share their vision on a global scale, and our partnership with 500px allows us to make it possible,” said Mike Chen, President of Lexar.

2019 prizes and deadlines:
Photographers will have between March 1, 2019 and March 15, 2019 to enter the competition. Full competition description can be found at lexar.com/photocontest

Grand prize winners (x2) of the Global Photo Contest will receive a cash prize of $5,000 (USD) and 1TB of Lexar Professional memory cards or SSD. Best of Show winners (x5) will receive a cash prize of $1,000 (USD) and 512GB of Lexar Professional memory cards or SSD. All winning photographers’ works will be exhibited at the Lexar Photography Exhibition at the Memory History Museum in Zhongshan.

About Lexar

For more than 20 years, Lexar has been a trusted leading global brand of memory solutions. Our award-winning lineup includes memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, and solid-state drives. With so many options, it’s easy to find the right Lexar solution to fit your needs. All Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs with more than 1,100 digital devices, to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability. Lexar products are available worldwide at major retail and e-tail stores. For more information or support, visit www.lexar.com.

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