Seagate/O’Neill Photo Contest Finalists

The 10 finalists in the Seagate/O’Neill photo contest are displayed below in no particular order.  It’s in the hands of our judges, Rich Legg of LeggNet’s Digital Capture and Nicole Young of Nicolesy Photography, to collaborate and come up with the top 3 images.

We’ll have an announcement later in January for the winning photos. [Read more...]

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 www.bing.com webpage or any replacement or successor to such web page, any sub domains, any international versions of www.bing.com, 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.

Sony Twilight Football Photo Contest Winner

First, I want to give a special thanks to everyone who participated in the Sony Twilight Football Photo Contest.  If you haven’t seen all the great photos, check out the 20 Sony Twilight Photo Contest Finalists.  Additionally, a big thanks to Sony for making Photography Bay a part of the contest and sending a Photography Bay reader on this cool photographic journey.

And the winner is . . . [Read more...]

20 Sony Twilight Photo Contest Finalists

Remember the Sony Twilight Contest?  It ended yesterday.

I have selected the 20 finalists from the entrants who submitted their photos to the contest.  They are listed below in no particular order.  Sony will now choose one of these images as the winner from Photography Bay’s portion of the contest and the photographer and a guest will be traveling to 1 of 7 awesome locations to shoot with Sony’s new gear at a Twilight football match.

Hong Kong at Twilight
1. Hong Kong at Twilight by zpowderhound

Burning Fever
2. Burning Fever by Bchild33

One more trick
3. One more trick by hungrig4leben [Read more...]