Photo Contest: Win a trip for two to Los Angeles!


Okay, folks… this is kind of an emergency.  You have FIVE… yes, 5 days to enter this photo contest that ends on April 16. We just received an email about it, and we think one our OUR customers should win because y’all are amazing. We see your stuff… you are amazing.

Look at this Grand Prize and tell me you don’t want to enter:

Win a trip for two to The Big Photo Show Los Angeles 2014, including round trip airfare from anywhere in the contiguous United States, accommodations in The Big Photo Show host hotel for up to three nights, and admission to The Big Photo Show Los Angeles, a Canon Rebel T3i kit and Pixma printer, and a deluxe frame job from On the Wall Gallery & Frames.

Okay, so here’s what you have to do according to their website:

Enter this photo challenge and help us to explore all of the fun you can have with photography.  What is the most fun thing to capture with photography? You tell us with your entries! Is it people interacting, emotions, animals, the world around you, sunsets, sports? We cannot wait to find out!

It’s easy to enter. Click here to enter online or email them your entry (one entry per email, please). Use subject line “Seriously Fun Photography”. Enter today for your chance at great prizes and to see your images displayed at The Big Photo Show Los Angeles, May 17-18, 2014, and on The Big Photo Show website.  And be sure to tell them you’re a Calagaz customer… you might get some brownie points :)

Submission deadline is April 16, 2014 so don’t delay! This photo challenge will award prizes for both popular choice and judging by professional photographers. Open to all photo enthusiasts but winners must be in the US for some prizes. Find the full challenge rules here.

Oh wait. There’s more… the other prizes for the Professionally Judged entries aren’t too shabby either. Check it out below.  Oh, and if you want to size-up the competition… the entries are all on this website!

2nd Place: Pentax K-50 camera, $100 certificate from Nations Photo Lab, Metallic print from Fullerton Photographics, LumiQuest Strobist Kit, and a mini flash umbrella
3rd Place: Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens, Creative Kit by Macphun Software, LumiQuest Strobist Kit, and a mini flash umbrella
4th Place: Sony a3000 camera with 18-55mm lens, LumiQuest Strobist Kit, and a mini flash umbrella
5th Place: Erin Manning Home Studio Lighting Kit by Westcott and Sunpak Ultra Pro 423 Carbon Fiber Tripod

Popular choice winners:

1st Popular Choice: Panasonic Lumix ZS30 camera, Westcott 304 5-in-1 Reflector Kit, and a mini flash umbrella
2nd Popular Choice: Tamron SP 70-300 Di VC USD zoom lens, Macphun Creative Kit, and a mini flash umbrella
3rd Popular Choice: Tabelz laptop table and Macphun Creative Kit software

Now get out there and shoot this weekend!  We need to represent the Gulf Coast, people!