Google+ December Photography Competition

Thanks to everyone who entered the November Google+ competition with the theme The Sea. We had lots of fantastic entries and we look forward to sorting through them to find our favourites.

On to December's theme...

The theme

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For December we're trying something a little different. Forget about lens sharpness and give your AF system a break - this month the theme is Creative Blur. We want to see what weird and wonderful images you come up when things are out of focus. Need some ideas? Try breaching the minimum focus distance of your lens, or deliberately defocus bright lights for circular bokeh. Maybe think about panning a shot for an abstract result. Interpret the theme however you want!

How to enter

If you’re new to Google+, it’s quick and easy to sign up, set up a profile and start sharing your photos. Once you’re up and running over on Google+ add the Wex Photographic page to your circles.

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Post up to three of your most relevant Creative Blur photos by midday on Tuesday 31st December 2013 and be sure to:

  • include a short caption or description
  • tag your post with both our page +Wex Photographic and the comp tag #winwithwex (this step is important, it’s how we’ll track and see all the entries!)
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If you’re entering images that are already in your Google+ photo albums, just re-share your entries to your timeline and be sure to follow the instructions above when you post them to make sure they’re tagged correctly. Here's an example of how to do it and what it should look like...

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The prizes

This time, our top three favourites will win…

1st Prize: £100 Wex Photographic Voucher
2nd Prize: £50 Wex Photographic Voucher
3rd Prize: £25 Wex Photographic Voucher

If you have any questions about the competition, don’t hesitate to leave them in the comments below.

 

Good luck!

 

Please take the time to read the terms & conditions for the competition:

Wex Photographic Google+ Photography Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. The Wex Photographic Google+ Photography Competition is subject to the Google Terms of Service.
  2. The competition closes at midday on Tuesday 31st December 2013.
  3. Winners will be notified via Google+ and announced on the Wex Blog.
  4. The competition is open to UK residents only
  5. No purchase necessary to win nor enter.
  6. Copyright of the image remains the property of the photographer.
  7. All images must be original and belong to the person uploading, unless the photo is a composite and uses some elements of other people’s images but only when you have been authorised by the copyright owner to edit and upload the new version.
  8. You agree to accept all liability for the legality of content you submit and will not hold Wex Photographic Ltd. responsible for any damages that result.
  9. You acknowledge that you have sufficient written permission of any recognisable models or other persons appearing in the photograph to be able to grant Wex Photographic the right to publish your photographic submission online and hereby grant us such right. If we are contacted by a subject of one of your photos asking for it to be removed we will do so.
  10. Entrants are only permitted to submit a maximum of three entries. Multiple submissions under alternative user profiles are not permitted.
  11. Copyright for images submitted for the Wex Photographic Google+ Competition remain with the respective entrants. However, by entering the competition you agree to allow Wex Photographic to feature any submitted images for the purpose of promoting the competition, including (but not limited to): in print, online and/or for display in our showroom.
  12. Wex Photographic reserves the right to amend the competition terms at any time.