Over €40,000 in cash and prizes including a grand prize €7,500 Judges’ Cup winner and many other cash awards, gift vouchers, seeds, merch and more throughout the year! Increase your chances and enter to win with as many photos as you like.Seedsman Photo Cup 2019 Grand Prize Draw
The “Seedsman Photo Cup” is one huge Photo Competition – with two great ways to win and take your shot at over €40,000 in cash and prizes!
“Judges’ Cup” winners will be selected by a panel of experts led by world renowned cannabis cultivator, writer and expert Jorge Cervantes. Winning photos will be selected by our experts based on image quality, lighting, composition, setting and creativity as well as the quality of the plant.
“People’s Cup” winners will be determined by most votes from your own fellow growers and enthusiasts, family and friends! The pics in the Photo Cup Gallery receiving the highest number of votes will win great cash, vouchers, seeds and more! Share the Competition with all your friends and family – get them to vote – and you too could be one of Seedsman’s big winners!
To view full Terms and Conditions of competition see Terms and Conditions.
Open to professional photographers and amateurs alike, we want to see your best shots. Take photos at all stages of your grow - from sprouting to flowering to harvesting, we want to see them all! We’d also love to see the finished product and artful pics of use or consuming too. Increase your chances by entering with as many photos as you like, now through November. Be sure to share to get voted best Canna-shot!
Prizes will be awarded every two months, now through November, so keep entering your photos and sharing the Gallery link to your friends and family to win! Awards to be given in May, July, and September and the Grand Prize of €7,500 as well as other major awards presented 22 november.
Jorge Cervantes is the nom de plume of George Van Patten, an American horticulturist, publisher and writer specializing in cultivation of medical cannabis. Van Patten self-published the first edition of Indoor Marijuana Horticulture in 1983, now considered to be the “Grower’s Bible” published in seven languages and used today by Cannabis Universities in the USA, Canada, South America as their main textbook.
Paul Stanford has been a cannabis activist for over 40 years and was the director of the 2012 campaign to legalize marijuana in Oregon. In 1996, Stanford began producing and hosting a weekly TV show called Cannabis Common Sense, which continues today. Stanford founded THCF, The Hemp & Cannabis Foundation, in 1999 and began working with doctors to help medical marijuana patients obtain state authorizations.
Kristen Angelo is an American photographer, photojournalist, & freelance photo editor. Her work focuses on cannabis legalization, cannabis cultivation, & commercial cannabis agriculture, especially the role of the farmer. She began independently documenting the farms & cultivators of the US cannabis industry in 2014. Since then, she has photographed cannabis farms and growers throughout the legalized climates of Washington and Oregon & the clandestine terrain of California.
Allie Beckett is a pioneer of the cannabis industry in the Pacific Northwest. Working as an editorial and commercial photographer, Allie found her niche in the cannabis industry in 2010 and has been passionately involved in the community ever since.
Curtis Taylor is the photographer and community manager for Green Bodhi, Oregon based growers devoted to “Intentional Horticulture”. Intentional Horticulture combines unique growing methods and progressive organic farming techniques with Buddhist teachings to produce thriving cannabis plants. Curtis uses his talent to capture the beauty of cannabis throughout the full growing cycle and works magic to capture macro shots of microscopic trichomes in intense detail and often uses dark backgrounds to bring out the vibrant hues of the Green Bodhi strains.
With a penchant for visual composition, nationally published and award-winning photographer Chris Romaine has long sought to study and present the beauty of the Cannabis plant. Chris shoots each strain as an intimate portrait, capturing its unique characteristics and beauty. Chris’s meticulous focus stacking mobile set-up and attention to detail allow him to shoot a uniform style in any scenario. Chris’s photography brings us a vision of cannabis that the naked eye cannot.
Morgan English is a unique hybrid of photographer, writer, and entrepreneur who created ThisCannabisLife to redefine how cannabis is portrayed and end the stigma against cannabis users. She has been bringing bright and upscale imagery to the industry since 2016 and continues to promote wellness through cannabis.
Sean Moore is a Pacific Northwest based photographer specializing in macro photography and is known for his cannabis-extract close-ups. Working with cutting-edge cannabis producers and processors, Sean documents and showcases the microscopic worlds hidden within cannabis and cannabis extracts.
Utilizing many aspects of photography, digital design, natural and studio lighting, he has a very laid back and minimalist approach to creating captivating, high quality images in almost any setting.
Bess Byers, also known as Cannabess, is a Seattle-based cannabis photographer and the founder of Blaise Creative. She specializes in grow, lifestyle and product photography. Bess has worked in the cannabis industry for over four years and carried a camera around since third grade.
Monica is the creator of Sous Weed, a cooking blog dedicated to using cannabis as a superfood ingredient in the home kitchen. Sous Weed offers practical advice for both beginners and enthusiasts to holistically understand the use case of cannabis in their lives and create sous vide cannabis-infused dishes without mess, smell, or worry.
Kannabia Seeds is dedicated to cannabis seed growers and marijuana. This is why we offer the public the chance to buy our cannabis seeds online. Influenced by the concerns and suggestions of cannabis cultivators we have spent years developing systems that ensure the best cannabis strains and the optimal development of our varieties.
Green House Seed Company genetics are the result of years of intensive breeding. All strains have exceptional medicinal as well as recreational properties, as well as particular terpene profiles guaranteeing unique aromas and flavors.
We are the founders of the CBD movement, with our CBD queen Cannatonic, which began a worldwide quest for the ultimate medicinal strains. To date, only our collaboration with CBD Crew has produced cannabis plants of equal pharmacological value. Our team takes pride in knowing that thousands of people across the globe have benefited mightily from the unique healing abilities our specially bred strains offer.
At RQS, we pride ourselves on providing hobby growers around the world with top-shelf varieties. Our unique line of genetics is the fruit of over 20 years of breeding and growing experience. Our seeds have gone on to win multiple awards, including the celebrated Highlife and High Times Cannabis Cups.
Ferry, the creator and head cultivator at Female Seeds started making regular seeds during his studies in the early 90’s, purely as a source of extra income. However, the high demand for new strains from Amsterdam combined with the excellence of the products that Ferry was producing, his business truly exploded and became a major player in the regular cannabis seed business by the end of the 1990’s.
Kalashnikov Seeds has been created by a small group of old school growers and Soviet army veterans who have been breeding cannabis seeds in Russia for more than a decade.
Heavyweight Seeds started in mid-2008, when their team visited a local cultivator who had obtained incredible results from his latest crop. They purchased clones of his mother plants and bought them back to Spain with them.
V-Elementum are determined to present new genetics in the market and have spent years developing and improving their strains into a tasty range full of aromas.