Photo Contest!

In coordination with my Children’s Posing Guide Workshop starting July 10th, which you can watch for live free when you enroll here, creativeLIVE is hosting a photo contest – complete with some pretty fantastic prize packs. Huge thanks to I Heart Faces, Adorama, Animoto, Artsy Couture, and Peachpit for contributing some wonderful prizes – as well as to Nations Photo Lab, who is also offering 25% of ALL orders through the end of the workshop month if you use the promo code CLTAMARA (whether you enter contest or not). But if you love to photograph children, this is a fun, simple contest. So, enter! Ripped directly from the fabulous creativeLIVE legal-cross-checked contest page:

Submit your best photo that highlights during Tamara Lackey’s Summer Challenge Photo Contest for your chance to win some amazing prizes.

Tamara Lackey is back and so is another creativeLIVE photo contest! Submit your best photo that highlights “a child’s summertime joy” during Tamara Lackey’s Summer Challenge Photo Contest for your chance to win some amazing prizes, including entry to I Heart Faces’ amazing photography conference October, 4-6 headlined by Tamara! Find out the details below! Join us July 10-12 for Children’s Posing Guide to learn Tamara’s language for effectively communicating with her younger clients. In this 3-day course, you will learn Tamara’s 10-point system designed to secure gorgeous, expressive images — including her formula for building to “the final shot.”   Tamara Lackey, children's posing guide, creativelive, photo contest   Submit your photo to creativeLIVE before 10AM PST on the third and final day of Tamara’s course, July 12, 2013 and you could win 1 of the following 3 prize packages: Third Place Prize: Adorama Gift Certificate + Nations Photo Lab Gift Certificate +  Tamara Lackey’s Envisioning Family Book & Posing Playbook (value, $324.99) Gear up for summer with this photo goody-bag. Second Place Prize: Adorama Gift Certificate + Animoto Pro 1 Year Subscription + Artsy Couture Gift Certificate +  Tamara Lackey’s Envisioning Family Book & Posing Playbook (value, $573.99) Get your creative juices flowing with this amazing package! The Grand Prize!

Entry to I Heart Faces’ Photography Conference October 4-6, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio +  Tamara Lackey’s Envisioning Family Book & Posing Playbook (value, $803.99). I Heart Faces is a top photography website for women. Ranked in the TOP 20 among all photography blogs, I Heart Faces hosts popular photo challenges that must include a face along with amazing inspiration, photography tips, ideas and tutorials. For over four years, I Heart Faces has gained a loyal fanbase. It has become more than just a website, but a community that many women depend on for friendship, advice and inspiration. During this 3-day conference in Columbus, Ohio, you’ll learn from some of the best female photographers around, including Tamara Lackey (yes, Tamara will be there!), Jennifer Tonetti-Spellman, Hilary Camilleri, Amy Locurto, Jean Smith and many more! How Do I Enter The Contest? (1) Read the Official Contest Rules. Anyone who enters the contest is expected to understand all restrictions and regulations stated in the official rules. (2) Shoot or find your best photo that highlights “a child’s summertime joy.” Get creative and take a fun photo! However, as long as your image contains a child, it will count as a valid entry. (3) Share it. Upload your photo on the “Tamara Lackey’s Summer Challenge Photo Contest” creativeLIVE contest page on Facebook. (4) Tell. Give us some context. Tell us, why is your photo special? (5) Watch. On the third and final day of this course, July 12, 2013, Tamara will pick the winners from a group of 20 pre-selected semi-finalists chosen by creativeLIVE’s panel of judges. Tamara will then announce all of the winners during the second half of Day 3. How Many Photos Can I Enter? Only one entry per person. See the official photo contest rules here. How Will My Image Be Judged? Our panel of judges will select semi-finalists based on the following criteria:  (20) semi-finalists will be selected based on three equally weighted criteria: (i) creativity, (ii) originality and (iii) expression of the “ a child’s summertime joy” theme.
 From the group of semi-finalists, Tamara will personally choose a grand prize winner, a second place winner and a third place winner (details of prizes described above). NOTE: If the entry submitted contains elements not owned by the entrant, entrant must be able to provide legal releases (“Releases”) for such use including Sponsor’s use of such entry, in a form satisfactory to Sponsor and/or the Promotion Parties. Photos also cannot be previously published or sold for profit. When Can I Enter? Tamara Lackey’s Summer Challenge Photo Contest begins July 2, 2013 at 12:00 PM and ends at 10 AM PDT on July 12, 2013. Winners will be announced in the last segment on July 12th. To check out these inspirational photos, visit the “Tamara Lackey’s Summer Challenge Photo Contest” photo contest Facebook page and click on the “View Entries” tab to view the contest entries. Have fun + good luck!