The plugin can be use as normal gallery plugin without the ability to vote:
The photo contest is over
You have already voted for this file
You have already used all your votes
Your picture upload was successfull and instantly approved. Check your email (when filled out) to see the message with the link to the approved image.
Upload form multiple gallery views example
Upload an example image see the functionality of Contest Gallery. The image will be instantly activated and displayed in the gallery without site reload. If you proivde an email you will receive a link to your image in the gallery.