BRIGHT NIGHT PHOTO CONTEST
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Deadline for submission is April 14, 2011
It's that time again! The 'Bright Night' photo contest aims to create an occasion for photographers to showcase the vibrancy of downtown Fort Wayne on Opening Night of the TinCaps 2011 season.
Bring your camera and photographic vision downtown on the evening of Thursday, April 7th. We ask for images that feature downtown's unique character including: cityscapes, architectural beauty, nightlife and atmosphere of Parkview Field or anywhere within the central city. All images must be taken on the night of April 7th, 2011.
Submit your best image to the Downtown Improvement District by 9 PM on April 14th; email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important: Downtown building owners and businesses are encouraged to keep their lights on until 11 p.m. on the evening of the contest, April 7th to add to the metropolitan appearance. There can only be a "Bright Night" photo contest if downtown is lit up, so please join in.
The 'Bright Night' photo contest is open to everyone, irrespective of professional or amateur status.
'Bright Night' downtown photo contest is brought to you by the Downtown Improvement District, Fort Wayne Newspapers, the Fort Wayne TinCaps and Sunny Schick Camera Shop located at 407 W. Washington Boulevard.
How To Enter:
Send digital submissions by email to email@example.com by 9 p.m. EST April 14th, one week after opening night. Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Contest. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable.
CONTEST PRIZE & TERMS
Prize Details: Publication of winning images in Fort Wayne Newspapers and (1st Place): $500, (2nd Place): $300, (3rd Place): $200 Gift Certificate for Sunny Schick Camera Shop, (4th Place): $100 Gift Certificate for Sunny Schick.
Usage Rights: By submitting an entry, you agree to have any of your winning photos displayed at City locations and used in print and electronic communication materials, advertising and promotional materials and on contest sponsor websites, for any purpose and at any time in the future, without any fee or other form of compensation. A legal agreement governing the use of the images will be signed when prizes are awarded.
Judging: This is a skill based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Entries will be evaluated based on content, image quality, creativity, uniqueness, relevance to the contest theme and overall visual appeal. A panel of three people will judge the entries and all judges' decisions are final.