THE FINAL COUNTDOWN
You have until 12pm Sunday to submit your hacks!
THE LOW DOWN
WHO: Our friends, old and new, in the photo space
WHAT: Another full weekend of photo-centric awesomeness
WHERE: Facebook HQ in Menlo Park
WHEN: April 6-7, 2013
Photo Hack Day, an exciting, weekend-long coding marathon, brings together talented developers and designers to build amazing applications using web and mobile photo API's.
Teams compete to create the most inspiring and innovative apps, gunning to win big prize money, cool tech gear, and the respect and wonderment of their peers in the startup community.
The 4th in the series, Photo Hack Day 4 brings the fun back to the West Coast, this time with our friends at Facebook, to bring you the greatest Photo Hack Day yet!
Please also join as at the Official Pre-Party organized and hosted by our friends at Chute!
WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER
Getty images will be offering $500 cash for best use of Connect API, $500 cash for best use of Image IRC API. Anyone who uses the Image IRC or Connect API will be entered to win the Death Star Lego set.
Walgreens will be awarding $1000 for best use of Walgreens Quick Prints API.
For 1st Place Chute will be offering a iPad mini. For 2nd Place a Diana lomography camera in blue. Last but not least for 3rd Place Chute will be giving away a Photojojo Cell Phone Lens Series.
Fujifilm will be offering an X series camera for best use of their API, and as well as a FinePix digital camera for runner-ups.
Filepicker.io will be giving away two iPad Minis for best use of the Filepicker API.
Aviary will be giving away $1000, and will name a filter after you for best use of API.
For best use of API Tumblr will be giving away a $250 gift card to amazon.
Dropbox will be awarding 100GB for life for the entire winning team! Plus, any team that uses the Dropbox API will get 10GB of storage free.
Imagga will be giving away $250 in cash and $2500 in API credits, for best use of their APIs. Plus, any team that uses an Imagga API will get $1000 in API credits.
Eye Em is inviting up to 3 hackers to Berlin to take part in our PHD (June 1st-2nd), and to the exclusive hyberlin.com (June 2nd-4th) conference that is happening right after. They can explore the city, meet The Eye Em team, and present their winning hack!
Imgur will be giving away a Google Chromebook and Imgur Logo Shirt for 1st place, a Lifetime Imgur Pro account and Imgur Logo Shirt for 2nd place, and a Imgur Logo Shirt for 3rd place.
Tokbox will be giving away some good 'ol BITCOINS.
IQ Engines will be giving away a three-month subscription to IQ Engines SmartCamera Economy Plan (worth $4,800), $100 cash and company t-shirts for the best use of our API.
Windows 8 will be giving away a 128 GB Surface Pro with a type cover for the best use of Windows 8 Aviary SDK.
Best use of API in a web app gets 10 BITCOINS, 2nd place gets 5 BICOINS! Best use of API in a mobile app gets 15 BITCOINS, 2nd place gets 10 BICOINS!
Flashfoto will be rewarding $250 for 1st place, $100 for 2nd runner up, and $50 for 3rd runner up.
Shutterstock will award a Canon 60D SLR camera for the best use of either the Shutterstock or Bigstock API. Second place will win a $250 Amazon gift card.
For 1st place Sincerely will be giving away 2 Arms Race Sesame Gift Sets, 2 Party in a box Gift Sets and a $100 Sesame credit to share the love. For 2nd place 2 Arms Race Sesame Gift Sets, and $50 Sesame credit. For 3rd place 1 snack Attack Sesame Gift Set and a $30 Sesame Credit.
Facebook will be rewarding the best use of their API with $2,500 worth of ad credits!
Mosaic will be giving away
20 Mosaic Photo Books.
Viewbug will be giving away Premium Memberships to all PHD4 participants and PRO memberships to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and crowd favorite winners of the overall competition.
Come back to find out more prizes that will be available at PHD4!
GM/VP product, Flickr
Panel on The Future of Web and Mobile Photography
Avi Muchnick, Co-Founder/CPO, Aviary
Community Director, TechCrunch
Associate, Bessemer Venture Partners
Managing Director, Maverick Capital
Lead Engineer, Shutterstock
Apps will be judged based on technical accomplishment, cleverness, originality, and of course, the value of the application. Bonus points for coming up with something completely unique.
BREAK IT DOWN
Doors open; coffee, bagels, banter
API demos begin
API Office Hours Begin (End at 5PM)
REST OF THE NIGHT
Hacking + WHO KNOWS
More coffee and bagels!
One-on-one pitch sessions
HACK SUBMISSION DEADLINE
(Be sure to submit your hack to Hacker League)
BACK IN THE DAY
The original Photo Hack Day was the first image-centric hackathon that brought together the brightest minds in photography, photo-editing, web design, computer science, and more.
In 24 hours, over 200 developers put together an impressive 43 hacks with APIs contributed from 25 companies - a full day display of burgeoning talent in the New York City tech community.
6 months later at Photo Hack Day 2, 250 developers built an astounding 58 hacks. Then, in June 2012, at Photo Hack Day 3 in San Francisco, 350 developers constructed 72 innovative hacks.