contest

::COSTUME CONTEST ::

2017 BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY COSTUME CONTEST 


CONTEST OPEN 08.08.2017 – 09.15.2017

(contest closes at 11:59 pm est on 09.15.2017)

 

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED 09.21.2017


WE HAVE A LOVE FOR HALLOWEEN, AND THAT TIME OF YEAR FAST APPROACHING! WE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR ALL THE HALLOWEEN LOVERS OUT THERE, SO HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS. WE WANT TO SEE YOUR COSTUMES WHETHER ITS A COSPLAY OF YOUR FAVORITE COMIC OR MOVIE CHARACTER OR A ONE OF A KIND CREATION, THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO EVERY GENRE AND SKILL LEVEL. SPEND THE NEXT FEW WEEKS PERFECTING YOUR LOOK FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A PROFESSIONAL PHOTO SHOOT OF YOU IN YOUR CREATION!

YOU HAVE JUST OVER A MONTH TO PULL OUT YOUR SCISSORS, LATEX,  PAINTS AND GET TO WORK. ONCE YOU HAVE YOUR COSTUME READY FOR THE SPOTLIGHT, SNAP A FEW PHOTOS OF IT, FILL OUT THE ENTRY FORM BELOW AND SUBMIT FOR YOUR CHANCE AT THE GRAND PRIZE!

ALL ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED ON 3 CRITERIA:
CREATIVITY, CRAFTSMANSHIP, AND OVERALL EXECUTION

 

 


:TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS:

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN FROM EACH CATEGORY

  

 

OPEN TO ALL LEGAL USA RESIDENTS IN ALL 50 STATES

[BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY IS LOCATED IN CLEVELAND OHIO]

(Does not include travel or accommodations so ONLY! enter if you can make it to the shoot)



::GRAND PRIZE::

1- HALF DAY PHOTO SHOOT PRODUCED BY THE TEAM AT BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY (does not include travel or accommodations)

JUNIORS – A PHOTO FEATURE FROM YOUR SHOOT IN THE #31DAYSOFHORROR HOSTED BY BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY VIA INSTAGRAM (oct. 30th .2017)

ADULTS- A PHOTO FEATURE FROM YOUR SHOOT IN THE #31DAYSOFHORROR HOSTED BY BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY VIA INSTAGRAM (oct. 31st .2017)


ALL ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED ON 3 CRITERIA

CREATIVITY, CRAFTSMANSHIP, AND OVERALL EXECUTION


:MEET THE JUDGES:

Juliet B. SPECIAL FX MAKE UP ARTIST WORKING IN STILLS AND MOTION PICTURES

Morgan P. LONG TIME COS-PLAYER FOCUSED ON REALISTIC COSTUMING

Joseph S. SPECIAL FX MUA AND FABRICATOR WITH OVER A DECADE OF PROFESSIONAL WORK

 



OFFICIAL RULES AND INFO

  • CONTEST OPEN 08.08.2017 – 09.15.2017 (contest closes at 11:59 PM est on 09.15.2017) WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED 09.21.2017
  • YOU MAY ENTER AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WISH.
  • OPEN TO ALL LEGAL USA RESIDENTS IN ALL 50 STATES (Does not include travel or accommodations so ONLY! enter if you can make it to the shoot)
  • ALL JUNIOR ENTRIES MUST HAVE PARENTAL PERMISSION AND PARENT MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE AT PRIZE SHOOT
  • CONTEST HOSTED BY BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY 440-342-6674 B7P@BLIND7PHOTOGRAPHY.COM
  • HOW TO ENTER – YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED ENTRY FORM ALONG WITH  A FRONT, BACK, AND SIDE PHOTO OF YOUR COSTUME (cellphone snapshots should be well lit to show detail and color) NO LATER THAN 11:59 PM 09.15.2017 est.
  • WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN BY OUR HAND SELECTED PANEL OF JUDGES – SFX MUA JULIET BLIND, COS-PLAYER PRINCESS MORGAN, AND SFX FABRICATOR JOSEPH SHAW
  • ALL ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED ON 3 CRITERIA – CREATIVITY, CRAFTSMANSHIP, AND OVERALL EXECUTION. EACH CRITERIA CATEGORY WILL BE GIVEN A POINT SYSTEM THE WINNER OF EACH CATEGORY WILL HAVE ACCUMULATED THE HIGHEST SCORE OVERALL
  • WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL ON 9.21.2017 ALONG WITH ANNOUNCEMENTS ON MAJOR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS (Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr)
  • WINNERS MUST CLAIM PRIZE WITHIN 48 HOURS BY CONTACTING BLIND 7 PHOTOGRAPHY VIA EMAIL OR PHONE (440-342-6674) IN THE EVENT OF AN UNCLAIMED PRIZE WE WILL POST A NEW WINNER IN THAT CATEGORY WITHIN 72 HOURS.
  • WINNERS MUST BOOK AND BE SHOT BETWEEN 9.25.2017-10.05.2017
  • THE WINNER OF EACH CATEGORY WILL WIN 1 PROFESSIONAL PHOTO SHOOT OF THEIR CONTEST ENTRY COSTUME, AND A FINAL IMAGE FROM THEIR PHOTO SHOOT WILL BE USED FOR THE POPULAR #31DAYSOFHORROR POSTS ON THE BLIND 7 INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT (juniors will be posted on oct, 30th 2017 and 18+ will be posted on Oct.31st 2017)
  • This promotion isn’t sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any social media platform used throughout the contest
  • Blind 7 photography or its affiliates will not sell or distribute any of your personal information to any 3rd party for any reason.
  • Grand prize NON-TRANSFERABLE, HOLDS NO CASH VALUE, AND CANNOT BE TRADED FOR ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICE.

 

-HOW TO ENTER –

  • FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW (ONLY FULLY COMPLETED FORMS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND ELIGIBLE TO WIN. ALL OTHERS WILL NOT BE ENTERED FOR JUDGING)
  • With your entry please include a paragraph about your self and your submission. Please include its origin, materials, construction time, and any other small details you would consider pertinent
  • Submit a full body front, back, and side image of you in your costume. (make sure you are in a well lit area so we can see the details and proper coloring)
  • YOU MUST credit any and all collaborators that helped with the creation of your costume. If your costume has store bought pieces please list them in the entry
  • YOU MUST provide at least one social media link to you (ex: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)

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All submitted images must be 1500PX on the long side - no more than 5 meg and must be in .jpg format

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