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Crossroads’ 17th Annual Fashion Photo Contest

All amateur and professional photographers are invited to enter Crossroads’ 17th Annual Fashion Photo Contest 5th April through 30 May 2010. Winning photos will show the most attractive presentation of currently fashionable clothing. Photographs will also be evaluated on the basis of originality, creativity, composition and overall quality.

Submit up to three black-and-white or color photographs that show attractive presentation of fashionable clothing.

Share your fashion vision with the world!

Objective

Crossroads is looking for photos which show the most current, attractive presentation of fashionable clothing. Enter either black-and-white or color photos. Horizontal or vertical orientations are both OK.

Prizes

  • 1st Place: $1000 Cash + Publication of Photograph with credits as part of a CTC ad campaign + 24” x 36″ poster of your winning entry.
  • 2nd Place: $300 Cash + Likely publication of photograph with credits as part of a CTC ad campaign + 24” x 36″ poster of your winning entry.
  • 3rd Place: $150 Cash + Possible publication of photograph with credits as part of a CTC ad campaign + 11” x 17″ poster of your winning entry.
  • Honorable Mentions: $50 Cash + Possible publication of photograph with credits as part of a CTC ad campaign.

Rules

  • All amateur and professional photographers are invited to enter Crossroads’ 17th Annual Fashion Photo Contest.
  • Each entrant may submit up to three photographs.
  • All submissions to the 2010 Crossroads Fashion Photo Contest will be made via our website. You will be asked to upload your photo in two sizes, for judging purposes.All photographs submitted must:
    • include the following information:
      • the photographer’s name, address, phone number, and email address
      • each model’s name
    • have been taken and be owned by entrant
    • have not been previously published, nor have publication pending
  • If you are short-listed for a prize, we will contact you to obtain signed photographer’s and model’s releases. Entrants should download the following forms now:
  • If you are short-listed for a prize, we will also contact you to obtain a high resolution file of your photo. Because photographs may be used in print advertising, you must be able to supply a high resolution digital file.
  • Photographs that are not available in the specified high resolution format, do not have signed release forms, or are submitted after this date can not be considered in the contest.

How to enter?

To enter, read the official rules, create your account, and upload your photos. Check the tips and guidelines page for details on how to prepare your photos.

You’ll need to create 2 files from your original: a Thumbnail which must be no longer than 120 pixels on its longest side, and a Fullsize which must be no longer than 800 pixels on its longest side. Make those in JPG format, in RGB mode, 72dpi.