Entry Deadline

October 4, 2016

Entry Packages

1 entry for $25

3 entries for $35

See FAQ & Official Rules
for more information

Enter our 5th annual photo contest devoted solely to people and portrait photography!

Guest judge Doug Menuez is back to judge The Face 2016. Menuez is an award-winning photographer whose career for the last 30 years has included photojournalism, commercial photography, book projects and documentary films. His exclusive look at the rise of Silicon Valley from 1985-2000 has won numerous awards and has become a traveling exhibition, workshop and foundation. It has also become part of Stanford Library’s permanent collection. Menuez has worked on assignment for magazines such as TimeNewsweekLIFEFortune and USA Today, and he has worked with corporations ranging from Chevrolet to Coca Cola to Microsoft. You can find out more about Doug Menuez and his work at dougmenuez.com.

 


All winners and finalists will receive a high-quality hardcover BayBook by Bay Photo featuring all their images.

1st
prize

$1,500 in cash

Rogue XL Pro Lighting System

Tamrac Stratus 21 camera bag

PortraitPro Studio Max editing software

Beauty Dish from Westcott, with winner’s choice of mount

Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo “BayBook” featuring all winners and finalists

Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro

Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery

Zinio Digital 1-Year Subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine

2nd
prize

$500 in cash

Rogue 3-in-1 Flash Grid with White Grid Inserts

Tamrac Goblin lens pouch

PortraitPro Studio Max editing software

Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo “BayBook” featuring all winners and finalists

Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro

Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery

Zinio Digital 1-Year Subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine

1st
prize

$1,500 in cash

Rogue XL Pro Lighting System

Tamrac Stratus 21 camera bag

PortraitPro Studio Max editing software

Beauty Dish from Westcott, with winner’s choice of mount

Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo “BayBook” featuring all winners and finalists

Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro

Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery

Zinio Digital 1-Year Subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine

3rd
prize

Rogue 32-inch 2-in-1 Collapsible Reflector, Super Soft Silver/Natural White

Tamrac Goblin lens pouch

PortraitPro Studio Max editing software

Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo “BayBook” featuring all winners and finalists

Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro

Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery

Zinio Digital 1-Year Subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine

Entry Deadline

October 4, 2016

Entry Packages

1 entry for $25

3 entries for $35

See FAQ & Official Rules
for more information

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who may enter?


A:

Contest is open to legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, currently living in the U.S. or Canada.

Q: How do I enter?

A:

Click the Enter Now button on www.digitalphotopro.com/photo-contests/the-face/ to submit your images.

Q: In what format should I submit my photos?


A:

Each photograph must be submitted in .JPG format and cannot exceed 4 MB in size.

Q: How many photos may I enter?


A:

For this contest, we allow up to at least one photo per order (with a $25 entry fee) and up to three photos per order (with a $35 entry fee for three). Simply visit the entry page at www.digitalphotopro.com/photo-contests/the-face and the system will determine your order status.

Q: Is my credit card information secure?


A:

Absolutely! All credit card information is encrypted with AES-256.

Q: Can I pass the word on this competition to my friends, classmates, Facebook/Twitter followers, etc.?


A:

Yes, please! The link to the contest portal is www.digitalphotopro.com/photo-contests/the-face

Q: Do I have to print or mail in my photos?


A:

No. Please upload entries using the online entry form. Mailed submissions will not be accepted.


Q: Can I process my photos using Photoshop or another image-processing program?


A:

Yes.

Q: When will the winners be notified?


A:

Sometime in October 2016.

Q: When will the winners be announced?


A:

The winners’ photos will be published in a special multi-spread feature in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Digital Photo Pro. All winners will be announced online sometime in October 2016.


Q: What are the prizes?

A:

See the contest landing page or the official rules for a complete list of contest prizes.


Q: When I try to enter online, I get an error message. What's going on?


A:

If your attempts at entering online aren’t successful, our system might be struggling. Try waiting a few minutes, then clear your browser’s cache and cookies and go to the online entry page again. Additionally, title your photos with alphanumeric characters only. Please don’t use apostrophes, ampersands or any other character symbol, as doing so may cause errors during uploading.

Q: I've tried clearing my cache and cookies, and I even bought a new computer. The online entry form just isn't working for me.


A:

Double-check that the size of your images meets our requirements. If all else fails, send us an email at contests@madavor.com. In your email, please indicate:

  1. The name of the contest (2016 The Face)
  2. Your username
  3. The image ID # (if applicable)
  4. The exact nature of your problem

Official Rules

Digital Photo Pro The Face Official Rules

THE 2016 DIGITAL PHOTO PRO “THE FACE” PHOTO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

ELIGIBILITY:
The 2016 Digital Photo Pro The Face Photo Contest (“Contest”) is open to is open only to legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, currently living in the U.S. or Canada. Employees of Madavor Media LLC., ExpoImaging, Tamrac, Anthropics and Bay Photo Inc., (“Sponsor”), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win. Sponsors reserve the right to verify all eligibility requirements. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

CONTEST PERIOD:
The Contest will begin on June 28, 2016, at 12:01 a.m. PT and end on September 20, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PT (the “Contest Period”). A non-refundable one-time entry fee of $25.00 per entry and $35 for three entries is required to submit an entry in this Contest (“Entry Fee”). An additional fee of $10 is required for each entry ($35) or group of three entries ($45) received on September 6, 2016, at 12:00 a.m. PST and September 20, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PST.

HOW TO ENTER:
Visit http://www.digitalphotopro.com/theface and follow the directions provided to (i) complete the website registration form or log-in (if you already have an account), (ii) follow the payment instructions provided to pay the non-refundable Entry Fee of $25.00 per entry or $35 for three entries, (iii) and complete and submit the online entry form. All entries must be received by September 20, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible. Each photograph must be submitted in .JPG format and cannot exceed 4 MB in size.

Please note: All Entries will be eligible for (i) the First Prize (as described below), (ii) Second Prize (as described below), (iii) Third Prize (as described below), and (iv) Finalist Prizes (as described below).

Entry must be the original work of the entrant and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such Entry. Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be inappropriate or offensive, as determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third-party rights. Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entry they deem to be offensive, inappropriate, that is not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Entrant must have obtained express written consent to submit any Entry that contains persons other than entrant or third-party elements not owned by entrant and, if requested to do so, produce such written consent from appropriate parties in a form and manner acceptable to the Sponsor.

By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.

By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on http://www.digitalphotopro.com or other websites. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and may remove a posted Entry at any time.

JUDGING:
Thirty (30) potential Finalist winners will be determined from among all eligible Entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based equally on the following criteria: Adherence to Contest Theme, Composition, and Creativity of photograph(s), and Originality of photograph(s) (“Judging Criteria”), subject to eligibility. From these thirty (30) finalists, one (1) potential First Prize winner, one (1) potential Second Prize winner, and one (1) potential Third Prize winner will be selected. The one (1) Entry with the highest score will be deemed the potential First Prize winner. The one (1) Entry with the next highest score will be deemed the potential Second Prize winner. The one (1) Entry with the next highest score will be deemed the potential Third Prize winner.

In the event of a tie for any prize, an additional “tie-breaking” judge will determine the applicable winners from among those tied using the Judging Criteria. Sponsor reserves the right to not award any prize if, in their sole discretion, an insufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries are received. Decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding.

WINNER NOTIFICATION:
Potential winners will be notified by telephone, mail and/or e-mail on or about October 18, 2016, and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability (or a Declaration of an eligible Canadian resident) and, unless prohibited, a Publicity Release, a W-9 Form and any additional documents that may be required by prize provider within fourteen (14) days of date of issuance. If any potential winner is an eligible minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence, prize may, at the Sponsor’s discretion, be awarded in the name of the parent or legal guardian, and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on such winner set forth herein. Noncompliance with this time period or with these Official Rules, or the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, may result in disqualification and, at the Sponsor’s discretion, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up for the applicable prize.

PRIZES:

First Prize: $1,500 in cash (U$D) (ARV: $1,500); (1) Rogue XL Pro Lighting System (ARV: $99.95); (1) Tamrac Stratus 21 camera bag (ARV: $239.95) (1) PortraitPro Studio Max editing software (ARV: $119.95); (1) Beauty dish from Westcott with winner’s choice of mount (ARV: $299.90); (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo BayBook featuring all winners and finalists (ARV: $53); Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro (ARV: Priceless); Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery (ARV: Priceless); (1) Zinio Digital 1-year subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine (ARV: $15). Current Total ARV: $2,027.85

Second Prize: $500 in cash (U$D) (ARV: $500); (1) Rogue 3-In-1 Flash Grid with White Grid Inserts (ARV: $59.90); (1) Tamrac Goblin lens pouch (ARV: $14.95); (1) PortraitPro Studio Max editing software (ARV: $119.95); (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo BayBook featuring all winners and finalists (ARV: $53); Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro (ARV: Priceless); Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery (ARV: Priceless); (1) Zinio Digital 1-year subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine (ARV: $15). Current Total ARV: $762.80

Third Prize: (1) Rogue 32-inch 2-In-1 Collapsible Reflector, Super Soft Silver/Natural White (ARV: $29.95); (1) Tamrac Goblin lens pouch (ARV: $14.95); (1) PortraitPro Studio Max editing software (ARV: $119.95); (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo BayBook featuring all winners and finalists (ARV: $53); Image showcased in a special multiple-page feature in Digital Photo Pro (ARV: Priceless); Publication in the Digital Photo Pro online Winners’ Gallery (ARV: Priceless); (1) Zinio Digital 1-year subscription to Digital Photo Pro magazine (ARV: $15). Current Total ARV: $232.85

Finalists Prize: Thirty (30) hardcover high-quality Bay Photo BayBook photo book. (Finalist Prize ARV: $53 each)

Current Total ARV of all prizes: $4,914.00

If, for any reason, the Sponsor does not feature any of the applicable winning entries in Digital Photo Pro, no compensation or substitution will be provided; however, remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winners. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prizes permitted by winners. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in their sole discretion. All federal, state, provincial, withholding and local taxes (as applicable) as well as any costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded are sole responsibility of each winner. Gift cards, if awarded, are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by the Sponsor. Limit one (1) prize per household.

USE OF ENTRY:
By submitting an Entry, entrant grants the Sponsor and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use the Entry and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes in Sponsor’s online galleries, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. In addition, each winner grants to the Sponsor and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use, edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, transmit, produce, publish, rent, lease, distribute (directly or indirectly through multiple tiers), post, broadcast, publicly perform or display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse or exploit (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used) and use the Entries and entrants name, city and state of residence (for credit purposes) in perpetuity in any and all media including but not limited to digital and electronic media, in Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo, HDVideoPro and Digital Photo Pro magazines, computer, DVD, CD, print, audio and audio-visual media (whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the world, and in any manner for purposes of promotion of this Contest and other Sponsor’s contests and/or for purposes of advertising and promoting the Sponsor and, except as otherwise stated herein, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Your personal information collected in connection with this Contest will be used in accordance with Madavor Media LLC.,’s Privacy Policy (available at http://www.digitalphotopro.com/privacy-policy.html) including, without limitation, for marketing and promotional purposes.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, garbled, damaged, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected Entries or photographs or for computer, technical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, inability to access any website associated with the Contest, errors which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials. If for any reason the Contest (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, determine winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to time of such action using judging procedure described above. By participating, entrant agrees (i) to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding in all respects, and (ii) to hold the Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”), harmless against any and all claims and liability arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of or in connection with participation in this Contest, acceptance and use of any prize or Released Parties’ use of any of the rights granted herein. Sponsor may disqualify (and void all associated Entries) anyone from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these rules. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY 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 ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW:
Unless the laws relevant for the domicile of the entrant provide otherwise, this Contest is governed by California, USA law, without reference to its conflicts of law principles and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Except where prohibited by law, any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the County of Los Angeles, in the State of California. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrants actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g. costs associated with entering), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

WINNERS’ LIST:
For the list of winners (available after 10/11/2016), send a separate, stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Digital Photo Pro Face Photo Contest Winners’ List, Attn: Creative Marketing Department, 25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 404, Braintree, MA 02184 to be received by 12/11/2016.

SPONSORS:

Madavor Media, LLC., 25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 404, Braintree, MA 02184
Anthropics Technology Ltd., 25883 N Park Ave, Unit A983145, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
ExpoImaging, 121 Aviation Way, Watsonville, CA 95076
Tamrac, 2036 Lincoln Ave., Suite 104, Weber County, Ogden, UT 84401
Bay Photo Lab, 920 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066

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