It’s time to announce the winners of 500px’s fourth Licensing Rush!

Those who had signed up and participated had all of November to get as many new and exclusive photos accepted to 500px Licensing as they could. The top three photographers, with the most accepted photos, received cash prizes. This Licensing Rush, all three winners broke our previous first-place record of 447 accepted photos!

Without further ado, the winners are…

In first place is ElmarWeiss—Elmar Weiss—$300 US prize.

This November, Elmar, takes the gold medal with a whopping 1,115 accepted photos! Elmar has been a long-time 500px community member and has an astounding Portfolio of nature photography, capturing different birds and landscapes and connecting to commercial themes of climate change, sustainability, nature, ecology, and wildlife.

Coming in second place is necmettinsobutay—Necmettin Sobutay—$150 US prize.

Necmettin, a Turkey-based drone photographer, takes second place with an impressive 808 accepted photos. Focusing their drone on stunning landscapes and natural settings, Necmettin is able to capture a wealth of stunning landscapes and nature content, an evergreen pillar of commercial photography.

Lastly, third place goes to TeeBangkok—Anucha Muphasa—$50 US prize.

In third place with 559 accepted photos, we have Anucha—returning after taking second place in September’s Licensing Rush! Anucha’s photography captures a variety of cultural elements showing daily life in Thailand, including wildlife, nature, landscapes, pets, and mouthwatering street food.

With over 1,500 photographers competing and over 12,000 photo submissions, the competition for November’s Licensing Rush was tougher than ever, with many great photographers working incredibly hard to claim the top spots. Be sure to watch out for the next Licensing Rush announcement, and your chance to win!

Check out our Licensing Quests for more opportunities to win prizes.

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