Clear Hills County 2020 Photo Contest

Clear Hills County 2020

Photo Contest

Clearly an Area of Opportunity!

It’s time for you to take your best shots! Clear Hills County Clearly an area of opportunity photo contest is launching today, and we want to see your photos! Clear Hills County residents are encouraged to submit your best photos for your chance to win great prizes and be featured in Clear Hills County 2020 calendar and other marketing materials.

We’re looking for photos that showcase Clear Hills County. Photos should feature Clear Hills County’s great areas e.g. agriculture, industry, recreation, landscape, wildlife throughout the various seasons.

Every month you will have a chance to win a great prize for submitting your photos!

HOW TO ENTER                                                                             

Submit your photos monthly to bonnie@clearhillscounty.ab.ca and include:

  1. Photographer’s name and location
  2. Telephone number
  3. Description and location of the photo
  4. All submitted photos become the property of Clear Hills County
  5. Photos featuring people must include the Photo release form in order to be published- Photo Release Form must be filled out completely and submitted with the photo it refers to. **Please see attachments at the bottom of this page for the Photo release form

Photos must be submitted by the 15th of the following month by 11:59 p.m. (e.g. January submission must be in by 11:59 p.m. February 15th)

 *December of previous year 2018 and January 2019 submissions will be due on February 15th, 2019 deadline. Winners will be announced by the beginning of the following month.

PRIZES

Grand Prize – Cover photo

If your photo is selected for the cover of the 2020 Clear Hills County Calendar, you’ll win bragging rights, plus a prize pack of fun and goodies worth $100!

Monthly photos

All participant photos that are featured inside the calendar for a specific month will win bragging rights as well as a swag bag valued at $25!

Judges will select photos based on creativity, composition, resolution and how the image captures the spirit of Clear Hills County.

HOW TO SUBMIT

  • Photos must be high resolution (2-25MB). A high-resolution, colour (RGB) version of each photo must be submitted (uncompressed TIFF or maximum quality JPEG).
  • Ideal file size: 3600 pixels wide by 3000 pixels tall (or 12” x 10”) at 300 dpi. Landscape photos work best.
  • Photos must be taken within Clear Hills County.
  • Alteration of digital files is not acceptable. However, cropping of photos is permitted, and tonal or colour corrections are acceptable.
  • Submit your photos by email to: bonnie@clearhillscounty.ab.ca
  • Photos can also be dropped off on a USB flash drive at the Clear Hills County office, 313 Alberta Ave, Worsley, AB.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • To be eligible to win one of the prizes, your photos must be a high enough resolution to be printed as a full page in our calendar.

*Check the quality of your photos by right clicking on the file on your computer, selecting “Properties” and clicking on the details tab.

  • Lower resolution photos are not eligible to win the prizes but may still be featured on Clear Hills County social media channels and as smaller images in the Clear Hills County calendar.
  • All submitted photos become the property of Clear Hills County
  • Any photos featuring people must include appropriate approvals to be published
  • There is no limit on the number of submissions by a single entrant.

We look forward to seeing your best shots!

Clear Hills County Office:  313 Alberta Ave. Box 240, Worsley, AB, T0H 3W0

Email: bonnie@clearhillscounty.ab.ca
Phone: 1-780-685-3925
Fax: 1-780-685-3960

Office Hours:
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Monday to Friday

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