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“Where You’re From” Photo Contest

What are your roots? Where are you from? Get out your phone and show us your photos!

We’ve partnered with FX Photo Studio for iPhone and We Are Juxt for an amazing mobile photography contest with the theme “Where You’re From”. Coinciding with the worldwide Instameet, this is your opportunity to snap some new mobile photos that symbolize your origins and submit them for your chance to win.

Enter on our Facebook page!

Grand Prize

Runners Up (2 winners)

  • $80 gift voucher from CanvasPop
  • MacPhun apps for your Mac (Snapheal, FX Photo Studio PRO, Color Splash Studio)
  • Profile on
  • iPik.Case


  • Photo submissions must be have been taken and edited on a mobile device.
  • Photographers may use any editing apps.
  • Maximum 3 entries per person. Recent photos only.
  • Photos must represent the theme “Where You’re From”.
  • Entrants must reside in the contiguous USA or Canada.
  • Entries must be received by March 18, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.

Posting your entries to Instagram or Twitter? Tag them with:
#WhereImFrom @canvaspop @fxphotostudio @wearejuxt (Note: Photos must also be officially entered on the contest page.)

Photo of Alex TsepkoAlex Tsepko is an aspiring iPhone photographer and the head of marketing at MacPhun LLC. He is addicted to apps, modern art, Lego, RC helicopters, Brit pop and everything Apple. He is also a father to a charming 5 month old kid — Alex Tsepko Jr.
IG: @Tsepko


Christina Nordam Andersen: I use my camera to photograph emotion. For me taking photos is a way to express myself. I dream a lot.
IG: @cirkeline



Brad Puet is a partner at We Are Juxt and a team member of the Advanced Mobile Photography Team (AMPt).  He is a mobile photography enthusiast hailing from the Great Pacific Northwest — Seattle. Brad contributes his mobile photos to the “Homeless In Seattle” organization and will begin teaching iPhoneography at Photographic Center Northwest.
IG: @BradPuet

Liz Babiak is the Community Manager at CanvasPop and has a love for portrait, travel and time lapse photography. When she’s not rocking a nifty fifty, her iPhone is in hand to capture life’s fleeting scenery.
IG: @CanvasPop

Star Rush is a Seattle street & documentary photographer, writer, and educator telling stories with images and words. She’s an advocate for mobile photography.
Tw: @starrush360



Ready, set, go! We can’t wait to see “Where You’re From”.


P.S. Spread the love! Tell your friends about this contest, then head over to “Like” We Are Juxt and FX Photo Studio on Facebook!

FX Photo Studio lets your photo creativity blossom. Take advantage of over 190 photo effects, handy editing tools, text labels, color splash and more to make exceptional pictures on-the-go. FX Photo Studio for iPhone was voted 2011 Best Photo Editing app in BestAppEver Award, as well as named 2011 Best Effects and Filter app by the MobiTog iPhoneography community.
We Are Juxt is the brainchild of four friends based in Seattle, WA. We are enthusiasts of mobile arts.  We are fans of other art forms. We are artists in other art forms. Juxt was formed with intentions to learn and share more about this emerging and amazing world of mobile device artistry through stories of mobile photographers and artists from around the world.  We encourage engagement, participation, and dialogue.