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Photo Contest
Have you taken a picture of a piece or ensemble of our pottery that turned out great? Or are you interested in exercising your creative energy? Join Nanten Pottery's photo contest and see if your photo is chosen for our next postcard!
  • Limit 10 photos per entrant per period (see deadlines below)
  • Images should all be digital
  • Images should be around 2MB each and in jpeg format
  • Images should be labeled with your first and last initial and the number of your entry (1-10)
  • Entries should be emailed to us at
  • Images of newer pieces of our pottery are preferable to those of pieces we made 5 years ago, for example.
  • We reserve the right to crop or slightly alter images (lighting, etc.), including the addition of words
What to send with your entries
  • First and Last name
  • Name you would like used for photo credit if different from above, or state that you would like to be anonymous
  • Mailing address
  • Title (if any) for each image
  • Description or inspiration (if any) for each image
  • Please type the following statement in your email when you send your entries, and your name at the end of the email will serve as your signature: I give Nanten Pottery permission to use my photo(s), cropping or altering it as needed.   




  • July 20, 2017
  • March 10, 2018
  • More will be added in 2018 
All photos will judged anonymously by Nishi at the end of each period.
Entrants whose image is chosen for our postcard will receive a postcard entitling them to 20% off one entire purchase in our booth, at the Utsuwa Matsuri (open house), or on an online purchase! Discounts can be transferred to someone other than the winner. Discounts do not expire. 
Please note: We may share entries on Facebook or in a slideshow on our website.
So there you have it...get snapping! And thank you for participating. We're looking forward to seeing your creations!