Saturday, February 7, 2009

Fresh Faces, Spring Edition!
Fresh Faces Spring Edition

After the success of my last Fresh Faces contest I have been asked if I was going to run another one. Well here is your answer!

This time however it is going to be a little different, not much but a little.

I am not stopping the age limit at 12 this time, now its 18 years.

Group 1 is the babies group-Newborn to 1 year.
Group 2 is the toddler group-1 year 1 day to 4 years
Group 3 is the little kid group-4 years 1 day to 8 years
Group 4 is the big kid group-8 years 1 day to 13 years.
Group 5 is the teen group-13 years 1 day to 18 years.

Twins and Multiples are welcome

How it works:

Submit a Non Professional Photo to by March 13th 2009; voting will take Place from March 14th until March 28th. Winning Sessions must take place within 30 days from the end of the contest. Please put FRESH FACES in the subject line of the email. The picture must be current, taken within the past 2 months, please include the child’s name and age, as well as your contact info. No real names will be used online, each entrant will be numbered and go by the first letter of their name.

By submitting your Photo you are giving Marie Champion Photography the right to use the photo submitted on her blog for this contest.

Each Category will have a 1st place a 2nd place and a 3rd place finisher.

The 1st place finishers from each category all receive a free One Hour Session** with Marie Champion Photography and a discount on collection pricing.

2nd place Winners will receive a $75* Gift Certificate to Marie Champion Photography, and a discount on collection pricing

3rd place finishers will receive $50* gift Certificate to Marie Champion Photography, and a discount on collection pricing

Voting will take place by Poll on and will be public; by email you will receive a link to share with friends and family where they will be able to vote.

There will be 1 (one) Ultimate Grand Prize winner.

There will be 1 (one) second Place Grand Prize winner.

There will be 1 (one) third place grand prize winner.

The Grand Prize winners will be chosen by random by a random generator.

Now onto the prizes!

First Place Ultimate Grand Prize will receive

A 16x20 Canvas
A 5x7 20 Page Soft Cover Memory Book
(A $325 Value)

Second Place Grand Prize winner will receive

11x14 Canvas
A 4x6 20 Page Soft Cover Memory Book
(A $250 Value)

Third Place Grand Prize winner will receive
A 4x6 20 Page Custom Soft Cover Brag Book
($100 value)

The free session each winner will receive is for the winner only, family and siblings can be added for an additional fee, all winning packages will be of the entrant only and any other additional prints ordered will be billed at the Fresh Faces Rate.

  • One winner and two runners up will be chosen.
  • You can enter one photo per child for each child in your family. Only non-professional photos will be accepted.
  • By entering, you are agreeing that I have permission to use the photograph.
  • Marie Champion Photography takes no responsibility for copyrighted images submitted to the contest, and will not publish any copyright image.
  • Marie Champion Photography reserves the right to disqualify or deny an entry at her discretion.
  • The child entered can be from anywhere, but must be willing to travel within a thirty mile radius of Hamden, Ohio.
  • A signed model release will be required to receive a prize. The purpose of this contest is to find a “fresh face” for use in promotional and marketing materials.
  • You will be entitled to special pricing.
  • This session is just for one winner of the contest, not siblings. Should you wish to add older/younger siblings, there will be a $15 additional fee per sibling. Any and all prints provided for the winner will only showcase the winner, not the siblings. Sibling images must be purchased separately, however all sibling purchases will be automatically awarded the special pricing.
  • All winning sessions will last up to 1 hour. Marie Champion Photography will have complete creative control and will guide the winner in what to wear. Both Studio Style Shots and On Location shots will take place.
  • Previous Fresh Face winners are not eligible for this contest, if you entered last time but did NOT win a package, you may enter this time.
  • * The winners of the second and third place packages will not receive a gift certificate.
  • Gift Certificates will expire 6 months after the end of this contest, and cannot be used in combination with any other special offer from Marie Champion Photography.
  • Gift Certificates cannot be redeemed for Cash.
  • Special Pricing will only be available for 60 days after the end of the contest.
  • **No Prints included
  • Groups are subject to change (example, if only one enters in group 1, that entrant will be added to the closest age group available)
  • All Entrants must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian, or have parents permission to enter the child.
  • Special Pricing is 50% off Collection Prices and Print Prices and 25% off Brag Books, Gallery Wrap Canvas and Canvas.