Bing Photo Contest

Bing Photo Contest

Microsoft is holding a Bing photo contest, which gives the winner some exposure by hosting their image on Bing’s homepage on January 6.

To enter, you need to be a fan of Bing’s Facebook page – you’ll submit your images via Facebook.  Deadline for entries is December 13.

You can enter here.

Read the fine print though:

Image Ownership

All digital images must be original work. Participants retain ownership rights to their photos. You must have taken the photograph yourself, and submitted photos cannot violate the privacy or intellectual property rights of any person or entity. This shall include, but not be limited to, all third party copyrighted materials.

By submitting your photograph you grant Microsoft Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “Microsoft”) an unlimited, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, publish, modify, perform and display the image and any hot spots on the webpage or any replacement or successor to such web page, any sub domains, any international versions of, and in any marketing or advertising of any kind related thereto, in any medium now known or later developed.

Microsoft will not pay you any compensation for your photograph or any use we may make of it. Microsoft is not obligated to use your photograph and we may not notify you if we do not use it. By submitting your photograph you agree and represent to Microsoft that you are the photographer and the sole copyright owner of the photograph.