Free Baby Photo Contest

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2014 Magazine Cover Photo Contest
Enter Your Child to Win!



Cover Photo Contest - Entry Deadline is October 26th!

Cover Contest Details

* Winners Announced on September 26th, 2014
* Front and Back covers will be selected. PLUS
* 4 thumbnail front cover winners. Each photo displayed on interior 1/4 page
* 4 thumbnail back cover winners. Each photo displayed on interior 1/4 page
* 2 inside front and back cover winners, and
* 4 full page Special Recognition photos.

ALL 16 winners will receive a free magazine.

The Contest
Winning photographs will be published in the November 2014 issue of Our Cute Babies magazine (November features September category and Judge's Picks winners announced October 1st and 8th. All 16 cover contest winning photos will each get one free magazine and free shipping - no payment required.

Entrants
Open to all members who pay the entry fee
Not a member? Register for an account. It's free to register.

Number of Photo Entered
Your OCB User Name

Entries
Photograph(s) must be an original high-resolution image(s) taken by the entrant. Your entry fee determines the number of photos that you may enter and upload.

Dimensions
All photos submitted must be in color and must have or be able to set in a vertical (portrait) orientation (see image to the left). Images may have minor alterations for color, contrast, etc. but may not be significantly altered, appear unnatural, or have elements added or removed.

Content
The front cover photo shall be a color photograph of a child(ren) that radiates personality, charm and cuteness. Tips for Winning Photos: Avoid amateur snapshots. Photos must be well composed, well focused, and capable of sharp reproduction when enlarged. Seasonal themes, humor, and unusual poses will catch the attention of the Judges.

Helpful Hints - please read
Front cover: avoid photos where the child is looking to your right. They should be looking straight into the camera or a slight angle to your left. See the previous cover image to your left.


The image should be a high-resolution photo sent as either a .jpg, eps, pdf or tiff file. Image quality must be at least 5" x 7" at 300 DPI, which is equivalent to 1500 x 2100 pixel dimensions or a photo taken with a minimum 3.2 megapixel camera at the largest image setting.

 


OFFICIAL RULES

Q. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER?
A. This competition is open to any and all members

Q. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER?
A. There is a $6.95 entry fee to enter photos and a discount for multiple photo entries

Q. WHEN IS THE ENTRY DEADLINE?
A. All entries must be submitted by 5:00 PM PST on October 26, 2014.

Q. WHEN WILL THE WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS BE ANNOUNCED?
A. The winners will be announced the morning of October 28, 2014.

Q. HOW DO I ENTER THE COMPETITION?
A. Pay your entry fee then send your photo to: covercontest@ourcutebabies.com

Q. WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
All photos must be free of copyright claims. You must be the owner of the photograph. The decision of the Contest judges is final.

By entering you certify that you have obtained all necessary releases and you agree to defend and indemnify Our Cute Babies LLC against any and all claims or liabilities arising out of or relating to its consideration, display, publication and promotion or other use of each photograph or other material submitted. Our Cute Babies LLC reserves the right to require additional releases before publication. Decisions of the Contest judges are final.

Q. HOW MANY IMAGES MAY I ENTER?
A. Images are limited based on your entry fee paid.

Q. WHAT FORMATS/SPECIFICATIONS DO YOU ACCEPT FOR SUBMITTING MY IMAGES?
A. Only files sent by email will be accepted. The image should be a high-resolution photo sent as either a .jpg, eps, pdf or tiff file. Image quality must be at least 5" x 7" at 300 DPI, which is equivalent to 1500 x 2100 pixel dimensions or a photo taken with a minimum 3.2 megapixel camera at the largest image setting.

Q. HOW WILL ENTRIES BE JUDGED?
A. Images will be judged on technical and artistic merit and will include personality, charm and cuteness.

Registered user is defined as an individual who has created one or more accounts with Our Cute Babies.

GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By participating, entrants and their participating entities agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to challenge the decision of the Sponsor regarding any claim of ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules, whose decision shall be binding. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, typographical, or otherwise. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor. If for any reason this Contest is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

SPONSOR: Our Cute Babies LLC, 2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203 PMB2015, San Jose, CA

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