Tuesday, June 8, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Scruplz June Photography Competition


“Show us your Sunshine”
Scruplz June Photography Competition

To celebrate the launch of Scruplz Publications, we are proud to announce the launch of the summer’s newest and hottest photography competition. We are searching for the brightest talent in SL to show the world just how good you are and we’ll show them INSIDE our magazine!

Scruplz announces the launch of this summer’s hottest themed photography contest, “Show us your Sunshine!”

All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of leading SL models, designers and fashion     photographers to choose the photograph that demonstrates the best levels of artistic, creative and     technical excellence in addition to showcasing the model that shines through above all others in     terms of look, poise and styling.

Contestants should submit one (1) photograph corresponding to the category of this contests theme “Show us your Sunshine”.   Each image should include only one model, no text except for the artist’s signature in the lower right, using size 10 Ariel font at 30% transparency. The entrant must have full rights to the image being submitted for consideration.  Size specifications are 1:1 ratio, i.e.: 1024x1024 with a minimum of 150 dpi.

The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken for the purpose of this contest only.  By entering the contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work and the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.

The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of Scruplz Publications, contain obscene, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

Submission of said photograph(s) will constitute full permissions given to Scruplz Publications to use as deemed necessary.

Only original as yet unpublished work will be accepted (previous publication via any electronic or print medium is strictly prohibited and will thereby be disqualified.

All photos will be submitted via email to scruplz@gmail.com.  Name the photograph: Scruplz June Competition – [name of photographer], [name of model], e.g. ‘Scruplz June Competition – John Doe, Jane Doe.  In the email please provide all information regarding the content of the photography, i.e.: Designer name, outfit, accessories, pose creator, location of shot.

Using photo manipulation software such as Photoshop is acceptable and encouraged with the exception of “morphing” which is strictly prohibited.

Absolutely only ONE photograph per entrant.
Submission deadline is midnight June 22, 2010.

Winning images will be published in the Scruplz July 2010 issue, on Scruplz website and/or blog and the Scruplz Flickr page.

By entering the contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable perpetual non-exclusive license to Scruplz Publications, and the owners of Scruplz, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the contest and promotion of the contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition or online. Display or publication of any entry on an authorized party's website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Scruplz Publications the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the contest, and pictures, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Scruplz Publications will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

Cash Prize of 50,000L
Winning shot will be featured  inside
the July issue of Scruplz Magazine.
The winning photographer will be
the exclusive photographer of the
July Scruplz fashion feature for a
major SL designer.
Winning photographer will receive a PhotoLife Certificate
Valued at $9,900L

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