Share your favorite eye-catching photos as inspired by The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection, on display in the Winterthur Galleries now through January 5, 2014.
Winning entries will be selected monthly. Each winning photograph will be displayed outside The Look of Love exhibition and will be posted on Flickr, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In addition, winners will receive a special prize valued at $75.
Contest Rules and Regulations:
The Look of Love Photo Contest begins September 24 and ends December 15. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the official contest rules. Contest is open to individuals 18 years of age or older.
For a chance to win, entries must include a photograph and accompanying caption. Entries will be judged on creativity of image, composition, and caption.
• Monthly entries must be submitted to email@example.com by the 15th of each month. The e-mail subject line should be: The Look of Love Photo Contest.
• Entries must include the following information: Name, phone number, address.
• Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this contest. All digital files must be in .jpg format and between 1 to 2 megabytes in size.
• Image file names must include the photographer’s first and last name and must be numbered in if the photographer is submitting more than one image. Follow this example: Mary_Smth1.jpg.
• Some restrictions apply: Up to 5 entries per person; Winterthur staff are not eligible to participate.
• Monthly entries will be judged separately, and winners will be notified by e-mail.
Use of your content: By entering the contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant; that the photograph does not infringe on copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity; and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
By entering the contest, all entrants grant permission to Winterthur to reproduce, distribute, and display entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the contest and promotion of the contest, including, but not limited to: display at Winterthur’s The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection exhibition; publication online highlighting entries or winners of the contest; and related media and marketing materials.
A complete list of winners’ names will be available online at winterthur.org/lookoflovecontest.
Each month, the winning photograph will be displayed outside The Look of Love exhibition and will be posted on Flickr, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In addition, winners will receive a special prize that will vary each month:
October special prize:
Win a Dual Membership for two adults to Winterthur Museum, valued at $80. Winterthur Members enjoy an array of benefits including free general admission; discounts on shopping and dining; access to free, Members-only communications and publications; reciprocal admission privileges and discounts at more than 400 garden and arboreta in North America; special admission to previews; and much more.
November special prize:
Win a pair of general admission tickets to Winterthur Museum as well as a complimentary copy of The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection exhibition book, valued at $75. General admission to Winterthur includes access to The Look of Love exhibition, the Winterthur Garden and garden tram tour, the Galleries, and introductory house tour.
Lavishly illustrated and a great companion to the accompanying exhibition, The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection is a 208-page book that explores the enchanting and little-known subject of hand-painted lover’s-eye jewelry with 96 extraordinary examples selected from the private collection of Dr. and Mrs. David A. Skier.
December special prize:
Win a gift certificate to the Winterthur Museum Stores valued at $75 and redeemable through June 30, 2014. The Winterthur Store and Bookstore offer outstanding gifts, books, and home decor inspired by Winterthur’s museum, garden, and library.
Image at top: Two-sided gold pendant surrounded by seed pearls, England, ca. 1830. 1 7/8" (with hanger) x 1 3/8" x 1/4". Collection of Dr. and Mrs. David Skier.