On Monday, March 2, we will begin accepting full-color photography entries for our annual photo contest. Entries to the Calendar Contest will be considered for use in the Bank’s 2016 community wall calendar, desk calendar and also on MVSB’s holiday cards and note cards. Website Contest entries will be considered for use on the Bank’s website www.mvsb.com.
We encourages contest entries that demonstrate a strong focus on community events and people enjoying the variety of venues, attractions and local businesses the Lakes Region has to offer. Whether amateur or professional, all photographers are encouraged to submit their favorite photos.
Entries may be for either the Calendar Contest or Website Contest or both, but separate entry forms must be submitted for each contest. The required format for the Website Contest entries differs significantly from the Calendar Contest, so participants should review the detailed specifications listed. Official entry forms and contest rules are available at any MVSB location or online at www.mvsb.com/photocontest.
All photos and entry forms must be submitted by the close of business on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at any MVSB branch office. Submissions can also be mailed to: Meredith Village Savings Bank, Attention: Photo Contest, PO Box 177, Meredith, NH 03253. Contest winners will be awarded a $50 cash prize for each winning photo. Winners are responsible for the payment of any federal, state and local taxes on the prize.
Calendar Contest Entries
A maximum of five (5) color photographs may be submitted per photographer. Only color photographs will be considered for the Calendar Contest (which includes selections for community wall calendars, tent calendars, holiday cards and note cards). Black and white entries will not be accepted.
Digital photography is preferred and must be a minimum of 300 dpi at 10” x 8” and saved in tiff, eps or jpg format. Entries must be submitted as prints with a CD. 35mm slides are also acceptable formats. Negatives or high-resolution digital images on a disc must be included with all prints at the time they are submitted for entry.
Website Contest Entries
A maximum of five (5) color photographs may be submitted per photographer. Only color photographs will be considered for inclusion on the website. Black and white entries will not be accepted.
Entries must be submitted as digital images on disc at a minimum resolution of 72 dpi (though higher is preferred) at a size of at least 960 pixels wide x 400 pixels high along with high quality 10”x4.25” color prints.
Judging of all submitted photography will be “blind” and based solely on the suitability of the subject, quality of the photography, and adherence to the purpose of the contest, which is to focus on community events and people enjoying the variety of venues, attractions and local businesses in the Lakes Region. The name of the photographer will not be known by the judging panel.
Photo Caption: This winning photo from last year’s contest was taken by Dan Robusto of Meredith, NH. Dan titled the photo “Winni Regatta.”