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Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest Returns for Fifth Year
Prizes Include a Trip to Las Vegas for the 2021 SEMA Show, Photo Gear, and More

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) is inviting automotive photographers to submit their best “creative motion” shot for the fifth Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest.

The contest is a celebration in automotive photography that invites photographers of all skill levels with both amateur and professional participating to showcase their work. 

The Grand Prize package includes a trip for two to Las Vegas with the opportunity to be a guest photographer for Toyo Tires during the 2021 SEMA Show and at an exclusive photo shoot. The winning entry will be featured at the Shutter Space Collaborative Car Meet & Automotive Photo Gallery and on the cover of the Toyo Tires Shutter Space commemorative book.

The winning photographer will also receive a PelicanTM S130 Sport Camera Backpack in black, Toyo Tires branded Pelican Vault V525 Rolling Case with Padded Dividers, Pelican G40 Personal Utility Go Case and 18 oz Bottle in black, and an exclusive Toyo Tires branded DSPTCH camera strap, t-shirt and hat.

In addition to the Grand Prize Winner, 19 Finalists will have their photography featured at the event and in the commemorative book; receive a Toyo Tires branded PelicanTM Vault V525 Rolling Case with Padded Dividers; and an exclusive Toyo Tires branded DSPTCH camera strap, t-shirt and hat.

Photographers can submit photographs and find contest details at

Entries will be judged based on the following criteria: their originality; artistic composition and technical aspect; embodiment of the Toyo Tires’ brand and lifestyle; and the inclusion of a “creative motion” element. Submissions are due no later than Sunday, July 5, 2021 11:59:59 p.m. PT.

The fifth Toyo Tires Shutter Space Car Meet & Automotive Photo Gallery will be held on Saturday, August 28, in Southern California. The event takes place each year following the contest and brings photography and automotive enthusiasts together in a unique setting with the finalists’ photos on display along with dozens of vehicles.  Find details on the Toyo Tires Facebook page. Previous Shutter Space Car Meet & Automotive Photo Gallery events have been held in California, Hawaii, and Texas.

Learn more about Toyo Tires at

About Toyo Tires®

Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for 75 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars and hybrids as well as commercial trucks.  Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit You can also join the Toyo Tires community on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


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