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June 24, 2011
REMINDER: Win a Verbatim Store n Go USB 3.0 Drive!

Are you running out of space for all your photos? Do you need a rock-solid but portable drive to give your laptop more space? Do you want to win one for FREE?

Our friends at Verbatim have given us a very cool, new 500GB Store ‘n’ Go® Portable Hard Drive to give away to one of our fortunate Facebook fans.

The Store 'n' Go features a 500GB hard drive and USB 3.0 connectivity for both Mac and Windows (will work with USB 2.0).

  • Design - This ultra-thin drive features a sleek piano black finish and is also available in Carribean Blue and Hot Pink in 500GB capacity.
  • Transfer Speed - SuperSpeed USB 3.0 increases transfer speed up to 10x faster than USB 2.0.
  • Backup Software - Includes Nero BackItUp & Burn Essentials software (Windows only) that enables full system backup and restore functions.
  • Green Button Software - Green Button offers 3 sleep/suspend settings, saving power when the drive is not in use.
  • Formatter Software - Features Verbatim's Formatter software, allowing users to easily change the format of the drive from HFS+ to NTFS or FAT32, based on their own requirements.

For more details, visit the Verbatim's Store 'n' Go product page.

  1. Visit and "LIKE" the photographyvoice.com Facebook page: http://facebook.com/photographyvoice. If you're already a "fan" then you're already entered!
  2. Visit and "LIKE" the Verbatim Facebook page: http://facebook.com/VerbatimUS
  3. When our Facebook page reaches over 500 "likes", we will draw a winner from those fans. That's it.<

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on June 24, 2011 10:14 
Last updated by: on June 24, 2011 10:14

April 07, 2011

National Cherry Blossom Photo Contest Deadline Nears

Those of you in or near the Washington DC area still have time to capture the beauty of the district's famous Cherry Blossoms and submit to the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival's Photo contest.

Full details follow, but you have until April 9, 2011 to get your entry in. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on April 07, 2011 11:12 
Last updated by: on April 07, 2011 11:13

November 30, 2010

Second Annual Sigma Scholarship Contest

Sigma Corporation of America now accepting Scholarship Contest applications

High school seniors vie for $5,000 cash prize, $1,000 in photography products

Ronkonkoma, NY, Nov. 30, 2010 – Sigma Corporation of America is currently accepting photo and application submissions for its second annual Scholarship Contest. The contest, which will award $6,000 in cash and photography gear, is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue a photo-related career.

Applications for the contest are now being accepted through Feb. 28, 2011 via the Sigma scholarship website. [MORE]

Keywords: contest  sigma  
Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on November 30, 2010 11:41 

February 11, 2010

Sigma Scholarship Deadline Monday

Interested high-school seniors who are pursuing a photo-related degree have one more weekend to get their submissions in for Sigma's scholarship competition. One winner will received $5,000 in college money and $1,000 in Sigma gear. Entry deadline is this Monday, February 15 2010. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on February 11, 2010 11:15 

December 11, 2009

You Too Could Win an "Oskar"

The 2010 "Leica Oskar Barnack Award" season is now upon us as Leica recognizes "photographers whose unerring powers of observation capture and express the relationship between man and the environment".

Submit 10-12 photos in a "self-contained series of images in which the photographer perceives and documents the interaction between man and the environment with acute vision and contemporary visual style – creative, groundbreaking and unintrusive."

Entries are accepted between January 15-March 15, 2010. The "Oskar" winner receives $5,000 euros or equivalent valued Leica gear. The "Newcomer Award" winner (for those under 25) receives $2,500 euros. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on December 11, 2009 12:27 

Invading the Falklands? Take Your Camera and Win

Those who are visiting the Falkland Islands for business or pleasure are being asked by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board to submit their best shots of the islands until March 2010. Any photos taken in the last two years are eligible, so dig through your archives if you have them.

Prizes include "cameras, photography vouchers, travel photography guides and photography magazine subscriptions". [MORE]

Keywords: falklands  contest  
Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on December 11, 2009 09:41 
Last updated by: on December 11, 2009 09:42

December 10, 2009

Eat, Drink and Take Photos

Do your part to help feed the hungry by entering the "Let's Do Lunch" contest sponsored by photoinduced.com. You can win "a selection of prizes from HP, ThinkTank Photo, Adobe, NAPP, Nikon, Blurb.com. and more. Additionally, there will be a special Student Prize and a Peoples Choice winner."

Entries accepted until January 2010 and more details are below. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on December 10, 2009 15:07 

November 24, 2009

Sigma Offers Scholarship to an Aspiring College-Bound Photographer

$5,000 for School and $1,000 in gear to one graduating senior!

Sigma Photo has announced they will be awarding a $5,000 scholarship and $1,000 in camera gear to an aspiring college-bound graduating senior. They must be pursuing a degree related to photography and the contest is open for entries now until February 15, 2010. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on November 24, 2009 12:34 

May 15, 2009

Canon Opens Fourth Annual Photography in the Parks Contest

Open to teens and adults - entries due September 30, 2009

Canon USA has opened their annual Photography in the Parks competition for submissions starting today. The fourth edition theme is "Inspirational Nature Images" and entries are accepted until September 30, 2009.

Two division, teens (ages 13-17) and adults (18+) are a new feature of this year's contest. Photos should be taken at any USA park or monument.

Read on for full details. [MORE]

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Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on May 15, 2009 11:26 
Last updated by: on May 15, 2009 11:28

May 06, 2009

2009 International Garden Photographer of the Year Crowned

Jonathan Bermen wins for "In Tresco Abbey Gardens"

The wait is over, the green thumbs can all be washed, the second annual International Garden Photographer of the Year has been announced. He is Jonathan Berman of the United Kingdom for his work entitled "In Tresco Abbey Gardens" shot in the Scilly Isles. Berman wins international recognition, acclaim, and most importantly £5,000 ($7,517 USD).

Winners in the portfolio, youth and category contests were also revealed [MORE]

Keywords: competitions  igpoty  contest  
Article posted by: Kevin L. Kitchens on May 06, 2009 12:55 
Last updated by: on May 06, 2009 12:57

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