This is an exciting opportunity for ocarina players everywhere, especially for those of you who like to take pictures!
And all you have to do to enter is take a picture that shows your love for the ocarina!
This may be a picture of you with an ocarina OR a picture OF your ocarina(s) in a creative and unique environment.
You may cosplay, use themes, adventure and travel, and so so much more.
Whatever you decide, because the sky is the absolute limit!
To enter the contest:
- You must be a registered member on TON. Sign-up is free.
- Take a picture of you with your ocarina(s) OR a picture OF your ocarina(s) with a camera device.
- Submit your photo to THIS thread with TWO IMAGES:
The original photo and then an authentication photo that contains the similar background(s), ocarina(s), person(s) or yourself used in the original photo, WITH your name written on a card.
This will help our judges to verify originality.
- The Grand Prize wins: $100 USD
- Second grand prize wins an ocarina from Dreambirth Ocarinas donated by Fred
Dreambirth Ocarina SOUND SAMPLE
- And three additional prizes will each win: $25
***All winners will be picked by the judges. Cash prizes shall be sent via PayPal. First place winner gets to decide between the $100 or the ocarina. ***
Our awesome judges and co-organizers for this event are:
~ Freddy Medina ~
~ Suki / Adriana ~
~ and Mark Chan ~
And I, myself, am your humble host.
~ The deadline to enter this contest is April 30th, 2013~
After the contest, all photos will be later featured in a collab video on YouTube to celebrate our love for music and to help raise ocawareness.
So whether you're entering for the pretty green stuff, the ocarina or just for fun, your photo will be included in the video and shared with the world!!!
So get the tripod out, the lenses wiped, the imagination workin' and those cameras a'snappin'!
Only ONE entry per member will be accepted.
Photography background and other artistic experience is not necessary to enter the contest.
However, creativity and passion is strongly encouraged to compete for the prizes!
So try something new, go outside the box and, most importantly, have FUN
You are allowed to use ANY kind of device that is able to take a picture!
Photoshop, GIMP and all other photo editing software is definitely allowed.
We also allow for those of you without instruments to use ocarina apps such as Songbird and Smule!
Original work is a MUST.
No cheating, sock pupeting (making multiple user accounts to enter more than once) or PLAGIARISM of any kind will be tolerated...
If it is proven that a photo is not your own work, it will NOT be judged.
Photos should also be FREE from sexually explicit and otherwise offensive content that would harm or insult any group of people.
As always, please respect TON's community guidelines for your safety and for everyone else's
We look forward to all the entries! Good luck, everyone!
Dreamingcat & Ravenfeather