MRPA’s magazine photo album contest deadline extended to June 7!
ONE LUCKY SUBMITTER WILL RECEIVE A FREE 2021 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION!
• A. Parks & Playgrounds
• B. Recreation & Programming
• C. Trails, Nature & Conservation
Grab your camera or cell phone! We want to see your best programming and site photos. One lucky MRPA member’s entry will be drawn at random to win a 2021 MRPA Annual Conference registration. Plus, a panel of professional photographers will review all photos submitted and choose three photos from each category to be featured in the Summer 2021 issue of MRPA’s MINNESOTA RECREATION & PARKS magazine.
Submission deadline is extended to May 21, 2021. Photos taken between Jan. 1, 2020 and June 7, 2021 are eligible to be submitted. Submit photos at right using the online form. Winner will be notified by June 8, 2021.
WHO CAN ENTER?
Any agency member of MRPA is eligible to submit photos. A maximum of up to three photo submissions per person allowed. Corporate members may enter but are not eligible for the free conference registration. Click here to submit your photos.
- Photos taken between January 1, 2020 and June 7, 2021 are eligible for the contest.
- Photos must be your own, original shots and cannot be copyrighted by other publications or rights owners. Selected winners will be asked to sign an artwork release to verify originality before being printed in MINNESOTA magazine.
- If photos will be used in the magazine that feature people with visible faces, you will need to submit a signed photo release form completed by all persons shown in the photo. TIP: We recommend you print and take copies of the photo release with you when out shooting photos. Click here to download the editable photo release online.
Photos should be full color, high-resolution (300 dots per inch or dpi) at full size. Photos should be between (vertical) 8 inches x 12 inches or horizontal (12 inches x 8 inches) at 300 dpi. Vertical photos work better for cover consideration.
- Photo submissions due by June 7, 2021
- Winners selected/announced June 8, 2021
- Summer MRPA magazine mails in July/August 2021
HOW TO SUBMIT
Click here to go to the entry page and upload your photo photo(s). Complete a photo release form if people's faces are prominent in the photo. Label your photo with your first and last name and category (ex. JohnSmith_CategoryA). Up to three entries may be submitted per member. If you do not have access to submit the form online, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW ARE ENTRIES JUDGED FOR MAGAZINE INCLUSION?
All photos will be judged by a panel of professional photographers. The top three in each category will be included in the summer issue of the magazine; additional images may also be included as honorable mentions.
ARE THERE PRIZES?
One submitting agency member will be drawn at random for a free 2021 MRPA Conference registration. The top three vote getters in each of the three categories will be featured in the summer 2021 issue of MINNESOTA RECREATION & PARKS magazine.
MRPA and Pernsteiner Creative Group reserve the right to reject any photos they feel necessary for content or quality.
Contact Todd Pernsteiner at email@example.com or (952) 841-1111.