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Jun 5, 2023

Seventh Annual Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest Returns Prizes Include DSPTCH and Pelican Merchandise, Photo Features, Trip to SEMA, and More.

COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) announces the highly anticipated return of the Seventh Annual Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest. This year's edition promises to be a captivating celebration of automotive photography, showcasing the remarkable talent and creativity of enthusiasts as they submit their best “dramatic lighting” shot.

The Grand Prize package for the winning entry includes their photo displayed and featured at the esteemed Shutter Space Collaborative Car Meet & Automotive Photo Gallery that will be held in Southern California on Saturday, August 26, 2023. This highly anticipated event promises to be a unique celebration of automotive culture, showcasing breathtaking photography alongside impressive custom car builds and fostering connections within the passionate car community.

Additionally, the winner’s photography will be shared on Toyo Tires’ influential social media channels that boast millions of followers, providing extensive exposure and recognition. They will also receive a Westcott FJ Wireless 2-Light Portable Flash Kit, a Pelican 1535 Air Carry-On Case, and an exclusive Toyo Tires branded DSPTCH camera strap. The Grand Prize winner will have the exclusive opportunity to be a guest photographer for Toyo Tires during the 2023 SEMA Show, capturing the excitement and innovation of this renowned automotive trade event.

In addition to the Grand Prize winner, there will be 19 finalists selected whose photos will be featured at the event and they will receive a Pelican 1535 Air Carry-On Case and an exclusive Toyo Tires branded DSPTCH camera strap.

"We are excited to invite automotive enthusiasts and photographers to participate in the Seventh Annual Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest," said Stan Chen, senior manager, events, sponsorships and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. "This contest not only celebrates the beauty and artistry of the automotive world but also recognizes the incredible skill and creativity of the photographers who capture these moments through their lenses."

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 this year’s theme, “dramatic lightning”. Submissions are due no later than Wednesday, July 5, 2023 11:59:59 p.m. PT.

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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 more than 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 FacebookInstagram, and YouTube.


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