Zacuto USA

February 08, 2012 14:25 ET

Zacuto Sponsors Viewbug Photo Contest

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 8, 2012) - Zacuto is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Bird Photo Contest on the popular photography website This first place winner of the contest will receive a free Z-Finder. Viewbug will accept color, black and white, raw and edited photo formats.

"ViewBug is proud to partner up with Zacuto to provide the opportunity to photographers to get Zacuto products through the Bird Photo Contest open for entries until May 15th, 2012," says co-founder Jimmy Lozowsky. "This theme is ideal for a low barrier entry so more photographers can get a chance to receive free Zacuto products in exchange for their creativity through visual arts."

ViewBug is an online community for photographers of all levels boasting a wide range of photographers from casual shutterbugs, to skilled professional artists. The website has over 2 million pageviews per month and has over 100,000 registered photographers. It is an excellent opportunity for photographers to get their photos seen by a larger audience. Viewbug is widely known for offering a variety of unique and inspiring photo contests. The website has already given away over $50,000 in prizes. Some Viewbug members' work has also been published in books and featured in American Photo Magazine.

The winner will be selected by distinguished photographer, Jessica Claire. Jessica has worked as a professional photographer for over a decade and was recently named one of the Top Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo Magazine, as well as one of the Top Ten Most influential photographers of the decade by Photo District News. Her photos have been published in magazines such as Rangefinder, Inside Wedding and Bride & Bloom.

Please visit to sign up for a Viewbug account and to submit to the contest. Entries must be submitted by May 15th, 2012.

Zacuto, located in Chicago, Illinois, is known for their "Made in the USA" brand of high quality, originally designed camera accessories. Their camera rental house division builds custom camera packages and delivers nationwide. Zacuto Films produces original programming and recently won a 2011 Emmy Award (Regional Chapter) for their webisodic program, FilmFellas and a 2010 Emmy Award (Regional Chapter) for The Great Camera Shootout 2010. For more information, visit or follow @Zacuto on Twitter.