Got a great photo? We’re teaming up with Olympus to give away an Olympus OMD EM5 Mk III and the 12-45mm f4 PRO lens in our Great Outdoors Photography Contest.
We’re teaming up with Olympus to give away an Olympus OMD EM5 Mk III and the 12-45mm f4 PRO lens. In this international Great Outdoors photo contest, participants may enter one original GREAT OUTDOORS PHOTO of their own. The contest, judged by the Phoblographer’s EIC Chris Gampat, will take place over this month and can be entered using direct upload, or your Facebook or Instagram account. Want to win? Check out the rules below.
OFFICIAL RULES OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS PHOTO CONTEST
Who: This contest is available to everyone worldwide, ages 13+.
What (Prize): Olympus OMD EM5 Mk III and the 12-45mm f4 PRO lens.
When: Contest starts JULY 16TH, 12AM EST, and ends AUGUST 6TH, 11:59PM EST. The winner will be announced on or before AUGUST 11, 2020.
How: Go to this page and enter your email address and your best original GREAT OUTDOORS PHOTO. We recommend 3,000 pixels on the long side, but this is not mandatory. You must enter your email address and you can enter through direct upload of an image, Facebook or Instagram via the Gleam platform. One (1) potential winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based equally on the following criteria: Adherence to Theme, Composition, and Creativity/Originality. The entrants who submit the entry receiving the highest scores, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, will be the potential winners and finalists respectively.
Please ensure that your image is publicly visible for ease when judging.
In the event of a tie for any prize, an additional “tie-breaking” judge will determine the applicable winner or finalists from among those tied using the criteria. The sponsors reserve the right to not award any prize if, in their sole discretion, an insufficient number of eligible and qualified entries are received. Decisions of the sponsors and judges are final and binding.
THE PHOBLOGRAPHER AND OLYMPUS WILL NOT USE YOUR PHOTOS FOR ANYTHING EXCEPT PROMOTION OF THE CONTEST, AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER/RUNNERS UP.
Questions? Email us at editors[at]thephoblographer.com.
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Eligibility: Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to those who sign up at the online contest page and who are at least 13+ years old at the time of entry. The contest is open worldwide, but is void where prohibited by law. Employees of The Phoblographer LLC and Olympus USA (the “Sponsors”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of The Phoblographer LLC, as final and binding as it relates to the content.
Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on JULY 16TH, 12AM EST, and ends AUGUST 6TH, 11:59PM EST. All online entries must be received by AUGUST 6TH, 11:59PM EST. All times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).How to Enter: You must enter your email address and can enter your image via direct upload, Facebook, or Instagram via the Gleam platform. The entry must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The Phoblographer LLC. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple e-mail addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of The Phoblographer LLC.
One (1) potential Winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based equally on the following criteria: Adherence to Theme, Composition and Creativity/Originality (“Judging Criteria”). The entrants who submitted the entry receiving the highest scores, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, will be the potential winners and finalists respectively.
In the event of a tie for any prize, an additional “tie-breaking” judge will determine the applicable winner or finalists from among those tied using the Criteria. The Sponsors reserve the right to not award any prize if, in their sole discretion, an insufficient number of eligible and qualified entries are received. Decisions of the Sponsors and judges are final and binding.
Prizes: The winner gets a Olympus OMD EM5 Mk III and the 12-45mm f4 PRO lens. You are not guaranteed to win a prize and your chance of winning is dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for The Phoblographer LLC, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner selection and notification: The Winner will be selected on or before August 11, 2020. Winner will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address they entered the Contest with within five (5) days following the winner selection. The Phoblographer LLC shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Rights: THE PHOBLOGRAPHER LLC AND Olympus USA WILL NOT USE YOUR PHOTOS FOR ANYTHING EXCEPT PROMOTION OF THE CONTEST, AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER/RUNNERS UP.
Terms: The Phoblographer LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, The Phoblographer LLC may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The Phoblographer LLC. The Phoblographer LLC Co reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
The Phoblographer LLC has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, The Phoblographer LLC reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By entering the Contest you agree to provide your email address and receive promotional and educational emails periodically from The Phoblographer LLC and Olympus USA. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the promotional and educational emails.
Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless The Phoblographer LLC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF United States AND New York, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New York having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
Winner List: For the name of the winner, please contact us at editors[at]thephoblographer.com and in the body of the email type ‘Please e-mail me the winner’ list for the Phoblographer’s GREAT OUTDOORS CONTEST
Sponsors: The Sponsors of the Contest is The Phoblographer LLC and Olympus USA.
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