Pleases Join Us - #LoveMtPleasant Photo Reception

The Mount Pleasant Business Association (MPBA) is excited to announce the successful completion of its first annual neighborhood photography contest. The #LoveMtPleasant photography contest showcases the Mount Pleasant neighborhood through photos taken by the community. 

Members of the Mount Pleasant community showed their love and the spirit of the neighborhood by submitting images of businesses, neighbors, and street/alley scapes. Dozens of images were submitted through email and social media. The winning images from the contest will be featured in all 16 bus shelters located throughout the Mount Pleasant neighborhood. The finalists will be on display at Beau Thai for the entire month of September.

There will be a public reception to honor the participants at Beau Thai on September 10th, from 6-8pm with drink specials and snacks! Come take a look at all these amazing photographs and congratulate the winners!

The contest was made possible by the Mt.Pleasant Business Association with additional contributions from neighborhood businesses, Each Peach Market, Craft Kombucha, Flying Fish Coffee and Tea, Old School Hardware, Beau Thai, The Mandy and David Team and the Linda Low Team. 

Concurso de Fotografía de Mt. Pleasant

#LoveMtPleasant

¿Le encanta a Mt. Pleasant? ¡Muéstranos! #LoveMtPleasant es un concurso de fotos comunal que propone a demonstrar el talento que existe en el barrio. Unese con nosotros en celebrar el espíritu de Mount Pleasant. Apúntese al concurso de fotos y puede que su foto figure en uno o más de los 16 carteles en las paradas del autobus, además de premios magníficos proporcionado por empresas locales. Los ganadores se seleccionarán de sumisiones por email, o por Instagram y Facebook usando #LoveMtPleasant. Apúntese desde hoy hasta el 31 de Mayo.

Detalles

¿Que significa el tema de "Love Mt Pleasant"?

El tema del concurso es "me encanta Mt. Pleasant". Se considerará cualquiera foto que captura la esencia, el espíritu, y la iconografia de la comunidad de Mt. Pleasant. El objetivo es celebrar nuestro barrio, la comunidad, las empresas, y los habitantes. 

 

¿Cuales son las fechas del concurso?

El concurso va desde el primer día de Mayo hasta el 31 de Mayo.

 

¿Como se apunte?

Para apuntarse al concurso principal, mande su sumisión por email a LoveMtPleasant@gmail.com. Solamente se aceptarán sumisiones digitales en formas jpeg o jpg, con un mínimo de 1600 pixels en el borde largo y a 300dpi (es importante tener una resolución alta para mantener la calidad de la imagen para que se pueda imprimir en formate grande para las paradas del autobús).

Por Instagram y Facebook, simplemente se necesita marcar la foto con #LoveMtPleasant durante los días del concurso. Se puede entrar ambos en el concurso principal y en el concurso de Instagram.

 

¿Hay limite de cuántos imágenes que se puede entregar una sola persona?

Sí, pero solamente para sumisiones por email. Pedimos que sumisiones por email se limiten a 5 imágenes, pero se puede marcar cuantos fotos que se quiera con el hashtag #LoveMtPleasant por Instagram o Facebook. 

 

¿Se tiene que pagar para apuntarse?

No, ni una moneda. 

 

¿Se tiene que vivir en Mt. Pleasant?

No, no es necesario, pero todos las imágenes tienen que haberse sacado en Mt. Pleasant.

 

¿Es importante en cual día se sacó el foto?

No, las imagens se pueden haber sacado en cualquier momento con tal que es disponible el archivo digital. Sin embargo, los imágenes se tienen que entregar a dentro de las fechas del concurso (días 1-31 de Mayo).

 

¿Cómo se juzga las fotos? 

Las entradas se juzgarán por un jurado de fotógrafos y empresarios de Mt. Pleasant. Habra un concurso principal para sumisiones entregada por email, ademas de un concurso separado de social media para sumisiones entregada por Instagram y Facebook. 

 

¿Se puede entregar imágenes en los cuales figuran personas?

Sí, pero se necesitará una 'forma de autorización del modelo' que le mandaremos por email si está eligido su foto, para confirmar que la persona que figura permite que su imagen aparece en varios formas a lo largo de Mt. Pleasant. Para gente menor de 18 años, se necesita la firma de un padre o guardián legal. 

 

¿Es todo eso?

Participación en este concurso (ambos el concurso principal y el concurso de Instagram) implica aprobación de las condiciones explicados arriba. El jurado reserva el derecho de seleccionar las finalistas o descalificar imágenes del concurso. 

 

El concurso de #LoveMtPleasant se presenta por la Asociación de Empresas de Mt. Pleasant (MPBA) con agradecimientos especiales a Each Peach Market, Craft Kombucha, Flying Fish Coffee and Tea, Old School Hardware, El Equipo de Mandy and David, Beau Thai, y Linda Low. 

Mt. Pleasant Photo Contest

#LoveMtPleasant

Do you love Mt. Pleasant? Show us! #LoveMtPleasant is a community photo contest aimed at showcasing the local talent in our neighborhood.  Join us in celebrating the spirit of Mount Pleasant. Enter the #LoveMtPleasant photo contest and your photo could be featured in one or more of Mt. Pleasant’s 16 bus shelters, along with great prizes from local businesses. Winning photographs will be selected from both email submissions as well as Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #LoveMtPleasant. Enter now through May 31st.

Contest Details

What is the contest theme? 

The photo contest’s theme is “Love Mt. Pleasant.” Any photographs that capture the essence, spirit, and iconography of the Mt. Pleasant community will be considered.  The goal is to celebrate the neighborhood, the community, the businesses, and the residents.

What are the contest dates?

The contest will run from May 1st through the 31st.

How do I enter?

To enter the main contest, email your submissions to LoveMtPleasant@gmail.com.  We will only accept digital submissions in jpeg or jpg format, at a minimum of 1600 pixels on the long edge and at 300 dpi. (High resolution is key for maintaining a good quality image for the large format printing in the bus shelters!)

For Instagram and Facebook, simply hashtag your images during the contest timeline with #LoveMtPleasant. You may enter an image into both the main contest and the Instagram contest.

Is there a limit to how many images can be entered? 

Yes, but only for email submissions. We ask that you limit your email submissions to 5 images, however, you may hashtag as many images as you want via Instagram and Facebook.

Is there an entry fee?

Nope. You don’t have to pay a dime! Sweet deal.

Do I need to live in Mt Pleasant?

You do not need to live in Mt Pleasant to enter, but all entered images need to have been taken in Mt Pleasant. 

Is there a time limit in which my images must have been taken?

Nope, images can be taken at any time, as long as you have the digital file available. They do, however, need to be submitted within the contest dates. (May 1st - 31st)

How will the photos be judged? 

Entries will be judged by a panel of photographers and business owners from Mount Pleasant. There will be a main contest, for email submissions, as well as a social media contest, for Instagram and Facebook entries. 

Can I submit images that feature people in them?

Yes, but we will need a ‘model release’ form, which we will send out if your photo is chosen to make sure they are OK with having their image featured around the neighborhood. For under-18's a parent or guardian must sign the release form.

How will my photos be used?

You will retain copyright over all of the photos submitted. By entering the contest you are agreeing to grant the #LoveMtPleasant Contest Organizers non-exclusive rights to reproduce your images on Mt Pleasant bus shelters, posters, and other products such as calendars and postcards to promote Mount Pleasant. Winning images may also be featured on the website of the contest organizers, sponsors and associated media, and select images may be featured during the contest. We will always credit the photographers with their images. The Organizers accept no liability for misuse of images or failure of any third parties to comply with the Contest's credit guidelines.

That all?

Participation in this Contest (both the main contest and Instagram contest) implies acceptance of the terms outlined above. The Jury reserves the right to select finalists or withdraw images from the contest.

 

The #LoveMtPleasant Photo Contest is made possible by the Mount Pleasant Business Association with special thanks to Each Peach Market, Craft Kombucha, Flying Fish Coffee and Tea, Old School Hardware, The Mandy and David Team, Beau Thai and Linda Low.