In order to vote you need to provide a valid email address, and only one vote per email address is possible. If after voting the first time, you decide to vote for another image, the first image you voted for will lose that vote.
The "People's Choice" is a section apart from the rest of the contest and the votes will not influence the judges. A photographer would seek votes in order to win the "People's Choice" section alone. The People's choice winner will be published in the online gallery. The People's Choice winner is ineligible the prizes listed on the contest landing page. The winners for the other contest categories will be determined by the judges and are eligible for the the prizes listed on the contest landing page. A winner for each deadline period is determined at the end of the contest by the total validated votes cast between the launch and extended deadline.