Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

closeUP: Downtown LA

DTLA 2012
© Nikhil Shahi

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closeUP: xmas tree

Xmas_Tree2
© FreePhotoResources

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Digital Photographer’s Casio EX-H15 Camera Giveaway!

UPDATE:
Congratulations to Tim A, the winner of the Casio EX-H15!

You can view the official results page of the giveaway drawing via the third-party site, random.org, here:

http://www.random.org/draws/details/?draw=4433

Just in time for the holidays, Digital Photographer is giving away a Casio EX-H15 camera to one lucky photographer (a $249.99 value)! Enter now for your chance to win!

About the Casio EX-H15:

An ideal holiday gift, the EX-H15 is perfect for capturing all of your family memories this season. It packs an ultra-wide angle 24mm, 10X optical zoom lens, 3.0” LCD, 14-Megapixels and Dynamic Photo functionality into a compact body. All this and you can take up to 1,000 shots with a single battery charge.

- 14 megapixels

- 3 inch LCD

- Slim, compact camera body (just .96” thin)

- Art Shot Mode

- Ultra-wide angle 24mm, 10X optical zoom lens

- 1,000 shot battery life

Follow Casio camera news on Twitter (twitter.com/casiocameras) and become a fan on Facebook (facebook.com/CasioCameras)!

How to Enter:

Beginning at 12:00 pm (noon) Pacific Time on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, there are two ways to enter the giveaway. You may do either or both (one time each). In order to be entered to win, you must follow the instructions correctly.

1. Leave a comment on this post telling us what you like about the Casio EX-H15.

2. Leave a separate comment with a direct link to your tweet about the DP giveaway.

Here’s a suggested tweet, but you can be creative: Win a Casio EX-H15 camera  from Digital Photographer! http://bit.ly/gQkaKp (or re-tweet one of DP’s tweets about the giveaway: twitter.com/digiphotomag).

Please note that if you choose to enter using both methods, you need to post two separate comments on this post (one comment for method #1 and one comment for method #2). The two entries cannot be combined in one blog comment.

A winner will be chosen at random—via random.org.

Good luck!

Rules:

No purchase required to enter. Winner of the giveaway will be awarded a Casio EX-H15 camera  with an estimated retail value of $249.99 dollars. Giveaway is open to legal U.S. residents 18 or older residing in the 50 United States (includes DC). Void where prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families and households) of JMillerMedia are not eligible. Digital Photographer giveaway winners from the past six months are not eligible. Giveaway entries will be accepted until Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm (noon) Pacific Time. Winning entry must provide a valid email address (Digital Photographer will never sell or rent your email to third parties). We will notify the winner by email on or before Thursday, December 16, 2010. The winner will have 72 hours to respond to us with their name and valid U.S. mailing address. If this information is not received within 72 hours, a new winner will be chosen. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Sponsors: Digital Photographer and Casio

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American Flag on Sail
© davco9200 (creative commons)

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Midweek Photo News Roundup- Holiday Lights Edition

©ellie
photo © ellie (Flickr creative commons)

It’s Wednesday afternoon and all that most people can think about is how many days, hours, minutes remain until the weekend. But not you, you’re a photographer! You’re never bored, but are always plotting your next photo shoot or researching the new D-SLR you’ve had your eye on. We’re right there with you, friend. To keep the wild world of photography on your mind midweek, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in it lately.

- Gizmodo is displaying the winners and all of the 107 Dazzling Christmas Lights entrants from their latest shooting challenge.

- An amateur photographer in the UK was questioned by police under anti-terror laws for taking “too many” pictures of Christmas lights.

- The New York Institute of Photography is sharing tips on how to take great photos of holiday lights.

- Bokeh effect Holiday lights photos abound on Flickr this year. Check them out for inspiration!

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