Thursday, May 13, 2010

Photo Contest #1 for "Notre Dame in the Civil War" - Fr. Corby Statue!

Get out those "Brownies" boys and girls! I need a few modern photos for my forthcoming book, Notre Dame in the Civil War: Marching Onward to Victory (The History Press, 2010), so I am sponsoring a photo contest! The rules and guidelines are below.

Photo Contest #1 is for the Father Corby Statue at Gettysburg!

(see National Park Service photo below as an example...

Get those photos in!


Rules (aka "small print")

1) Anyone 13 years and older in the United States can enter the contest.
2) Only one photo may be entered per person, so pick your best! It does not have to be a recently taken photograph.
3) Submissions for the contest will be accepted between May 14th, 2010 and June 30, 2010. Winners will be announced in July 2010
4) A winner will be chosen. The winner will receive a free copy of the forthcoming book. If the photo is published in the book (pending the final decision of the editors at the publisher), then full credit for the photo will be given to the contestant.
5) The author, James M. Schmidt, will be the sole judge of the contest.
6) Photos must be submitted by e-mail to Jim Schmidt at schmidtjamesm at gmail dot com using the subject line "Father Corby Photo Contest"
7) Image quality of all submitted photos is an important consideration. When submitting please try to upload the highest quality photo that you can.
8) Individuals submitting photos must possess the full rights to their submitted photos. Photos including material of questionable ownership or taste may be excluded.
9) Individuals submitting photos into the contest retain full rights to their photos, including ownership, but through the act of participation (entering a photo into the contest) will also grant to Jim Schmidt and the publisher non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, and display the submitted photos which might include, by example, methods listed below:

- The right to publish the photo in the forthcoming book with credit to the contestant
- The right to publish the photo on this blog and other social media (e.g., facebook, etc.)

10) By entering the contest the participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Jim Schmidt and the publisher, its affiliates, employees, and officers from any issues, losses, or actions emanating from or in relation to the photo contest. This would include any losses or issues related to third party claims of copyright infringement or violations of personal privacy.
11) Each participant in the photo contest is responsible for ensuring that they possess the full rights to the photos that they are submitting.
12) Jim Schmidt at his sole discretion reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or modify the photo contest.

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