2017 "Just Be You" Photo Contest • Hosted by: Nicole Kahn Photography

Welcome everyone!!! We are so thrilled to be hosting this contest. Here at Nicole Kahn Photography we live by the philosophy of just being you. We think that everyone is perfect just as they are and believe that all moments deserve to be remembered. With this contest we want all of you moms and dads, pet parents, grandma's, grandpas, aunties and uncles to submit you favorite photo of your people. We want to see the tears, the laughter, the mischief, the love and the perfect imperefect moments. Have fun with your entries. We thank you for sharing your lives with us and wish everyone luck.

• To enter your images •
• Read all official contest rules below and ask questions if you have them. We are here.
• "Like" Nicole Kahn Photography's FB and IG page and publicly share the Nicole Kahn Photography Contest post on FB. (Thank you!)
• Email your images to nicolekahn@nicolekahnphotography.com for contest entry between October 5- October 16, 2017. One entry per household. Professional photographs will not be accepted. Please include your Facebook name to verify entry. • Voting will begin Sunday, October 22 , and run thru Sunday, October 29, 2017. You may only vote one time per photo, including your own.
• Nov. 1, sit and wait in anticipation for the email that you might be the winner of the $400 prize.

• Official Contest Rules •
By entering your photo into our contest for participation you agree to all below terms:

• NKP’s “ Just Be you” Photography contest is only open to non-professional photographers only.

• Photo submissions can be of adults, children or pets.

• Submit Photo entries to nicolekahn@nicolekahnphotography.com beginning Thursday, October 5, and ending Monday, October 16, 2017 @ midnight.

• Contest will officially begin and be open for voting on Sunday, October 22 and run thru Midnight on Sunday, October 29th.

• Awards(s) will be announced on October 30th via FB and email with the email provided when Image was submitted.

• Award(s) may not be transferred or redeemed for cash value.

• Cheating will not be tolerated. Nicole Kahn Photography reserves the right to award prizes to alternate images and contestants should cheating be suspected.

• To enter an image in the contest you must like and share the Nicole Kahn Photography business page on FB, https://www.facebook.com/nicolekahnphotography/, and additionally follow us on Instagram for a minimum of the duration of the contest and when the contest prize is awarded. Page likes and shares must be verifiable.

• Organizers reserve the right to cancel the contest at any time without notice should they deem IT necessary; including low number of entry submissions.

• Organizers reserve the right to accept or deny photo entries at organizers discretion.

• Photos must be in good taste and shall not contain nudity or sexual content, profanity, or depict violence.

• Photos submitted may not be shot by a professional photographer. Professional photography entries will be denied participation. Please submit YOUR awesome pictures that you take of YOUR kiddos, pets and families.

• Images of minors MUST have parental or guardian consent to participate. Nicole Kahn Photography will not be held liable.

• You must be the author of the images being submitted. As the person submitting the images, you agree that you do in fact own 100% copyright to the image entered. Meaning…the image must have been taken by the person submitting the photo to our contest. There can be no third party claims or objections to images submitted and contestant agrees that no laws have been broken during submission of image(s). Nicole Kahn Photography will be held harmless should any claims from third parties arise.

• Participants retain all copyrights to their images with the exception of the winners for the contest. Contestants winning awards will give un-revocable permission to Nicole Kahn Photography to use submitted images for an unspecified amount of time for all digital and print use. Award winners agree that images submitted will remain on the contest website, social media pages of Nicole Kahn Photography and will be used for current and future promotion of this annual photography contest. Entrant waives all rights or claims to profits from said image. Facebook nor Nicole Kahn photography shall be held liable should complications of any kind :from this photography contest.

• As the person of copyright, you agree to be in possession of or are agreeing to a model release for said image(s) entered. Participants must be 18 years or older.

• This photo contest is not sponsored nor affiliated with FB or IG.

• A picture can only be entered once. Pictures entered more than once will be removed from contest.

• Images must be submitted in a .JPEG format. Other formats will not be supported.

• Pictures must not show the name of the author of the image. Images with names on the pictures will be disqualified.

• Any dispute or arising from entry rules shall be governed by California Law.

• Contest winners must be able to receive their award in Redlands, Ca or travel expenses will apply.

• Contest winners agree to all terms of a normal business transaction with Nicole Kahn Photography, including but, not limited to: signing of photography contract, re-scheduling and cancelation limitations and deposit. Deposit in this circumstance will be used as a print credit during award winners delivery appointment. Deposit is $125.00 to reserve preferred date.

• Winner Winner •

Image with the most FB likes, within the contest rules, will be awarded •
One (1) Rooted session with Nicole Kahn Photography.
Must be redeemed within 6 months of award.
Prize valued at $400.00

Session Details: All commissions include unlimited phone, text and email access to the photographer, phone consultation, the photography session itself, hand editing of your images (no outsourcing), delivery appointment and personal use image licensing for purchased images. Your choice of five(5) hand edited, watermarked, social media images files will be delivered via digital download with Maternity Sessions, Newborn Sessions, Senior Sessions, Pet Sessions, “First 2,880 Minutes” Sessions, and all Rooted Sessions. One(1), 8x10 image of your choosing on masionite. At your delivery appointment any additionally purchased images, along with the social media files you select, will be delivered on image USB. You will also have the option to additionally purchase different poses, upgrade to printable high resolution files, as well as to purchase beautiful prints, albums and frames at your ordering appointment. Birth and Commercial Sessions are not included and may not be transferred.

© Nicole Kahn Photography 2017/2018- I know you wouldn't dare, but just in case you are tempted, do not copy images or content please! Duplication of text or images in any fashion is prohibited by Federal Law. Thank you kindly!