Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the meaning of fatherhood in the 500 Dads Photo Contest with chances to win a Deluxe Digital Camera Padded Backpack, a Year of ViewBug Pro and more!

A special thanks to the photographers that helped us find the following winner and some of the most popular photos by voting for their favorite submissions. Stay tuned for more cool photo contests coming soon!

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "Best Seat in the House" by kapuschinsky

Best Seat in the House by kapuschinsky - 500 Dads Photo Contest

Congratulations Runner Up "Baby & Dad 01" by andrea_bc

Daddy Loves You Little Princess by andrea_bc - 500 Dads Photo Contest

Congratulations Runner Up "I'll lead the way" by EllenWissink

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"Family Farming" by vbheatherkeever228836

Family Farming by vbheatherkeever228836 - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"Sand Castles" by johnlockie

Sand Castles by aimeejohn - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"Ellen" by bendikstalheim

Ellen by bendikstalheim - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"the talk" by AnneDphotography

the talk by AnneDphotography - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"daddy&Baby" by lindsayamanda

daddy&Baby by lindsayamanda - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"Lydzinski Family 2016_31" by kimberlypek

Lydzinski Family 2016_31 by kimberlypekula - 500 Dads Photo Contest

"The hunter" by morganmarinoni

The hunter by morganmarinoni - 500 Dads Photo Contest