Photofocus is celebrating 21 years as a free education website for photographers where you get the gifts. Everyone who enters the contest wins a free photo toolbox. Here’s how to enter …

Watch the video below. In less than two minutes learn how to enter and get extra chances to win. Or read on for a step-by-step entry guide that follows the video.

Contest entry guide

Go to and find the panel that says “Celebrate 21 years of Photofocus.” Click Login with Facebook or the Use Your Email button. Follow the prompts.

Photofocus celebrates 21 contest log in

How to enter

If you logged in through Facebook, just opt-in and you’re all set! If you chose to use your email, enter your name, a valid email address then click Log In. Next check the box agreeing to subscribe, confirm your age and granting permission for you to receive emails. Click the Visit us button to go to our Facebook page for an additional entry. You may like us and add comments if you wish, but it’s not required for entry. Finally, click the I Visited button. You are now entered in the Celebrate 21 Years of Photofocus contest series.

Get an extra entry by following @photofocus on Twitter

Boost your chances to win by following Photofocus on Twitter. Click the Follow @photofocus on Twitter. Enter your Twitter username then click Follow @photofocus. Click I Follow! and then refer your friends for up to 10 more contest entries.

Tweet for another entry

Click the Tweet about the giveaway (shown above) then write your Tweet followed by clicking Tweet. Now, click the View it on Twitter link. Copy the URL of the tweet and paste it into the window. Finish by clicking I Tweeted.

Here’s the tweet on my Twitter page. Go to your page copy the URL then paste it into the space provided. See above.

Get your free photo toolbox

Check your email. There you will find a link to download the free toolbox containing ebooks, look up tables (LUTs), Photoshop layer styles, creative profiles for Lightroom and Photoshop and two full-length video courses. The toolbox is our way of saying “Thank YOU!” for entering and helping us celebrate our 21 years of free photo education for our readers.

A final (important) note

I am not eligible to enter the contest series; I had to enter a valid email address so I could make the screenshots you see in this post. Everything in the screenshots is real. The email is my Photofocus email. @amesphoto is my Twitter handle. If you’d like to follow me on Twitter please do. There are follow buttons for Twitter, my professional Facebook page and LinkedIn below.