Thursday, March 1, 2012

Delaware's Cutest Couple 2012 Contest!

I am excited to announce .elyk studios first contest - Delaware's Cutest Couple 2012!

Have you ever looked over at your partner and thought, "Darn, we're cute!" ? Do people tell you "You're the cutest couple!" ? If you can answer yes to either of those questions, then this is the contest for you! Show the world how darn cute you are by submitting a picture to .elyk studio's Facebook page showing just how cute and happy you two love birds are! You could win a full Couples Experience Photo Shoot with .elyk studios!

Here's The Deal:

1. "Like" .elyk studios Facebook Page here.
2. Submit a picture on the wall with the title "Delaware's Cutest Couple 2012"
3. Get your friends to "Like" .elyk studios Facebook page & "Like" the pic you submitted.
4. The picture with the most "Likes" by .elyk studios fans at the end of the contest has won the title of "Delaware's Cutest Couple" 2012 and a full Couples Photo Shoot Experience with .elyk studios. You're cuteness will forever be captured!
5. New couples, married, engaged, civil unions, we don't care what you call it as long as you call it "Cute"!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER RECEIVES - 1 Hour Photo Shoot on location; one 8.5x11, two 5x7's & 50% off your next booking with .elyk studios.

Runner Up Receives - 50% off your next booking with .elyk studios.

Delaware's Cutest Couple Contest 2012 starts March 1, 2012 & ends April 8, 2012.


Winning photographs will be selected by the amount of unique "likes" a submission has received. The only likes that will be counted will  come from a user who has "liked" .elyk studios, LLC. Business Facebook Page. .elyk studios, llc. shall determine eligibility with sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by .elyk studios, llc. are final.

Some participants may be asked to submit additional information about the photographs to accompany images for publication use.

The following will be selected:
  • One Grand Prize Winner.
  • Up to 10 Honorable Mentions
Entries must originate in digital jpg. files and be submitted electronically on .elyk Studios, LLC Facebook business page. Submissions may not be watermarked.
Online entries can be uploaded starting 12:01 am Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Deadline for submitting entries is 11:59 pm EST on Sunday April 8, 2012.
Entrants may be asked to supplement their submission (such as a paragraph about their photo, the highest resolution version of their photo, or a watermark-free version of their photo) anytime on or after March 1, 2012. Finalists will be announced on or before April 15, 2012.
.elyk studios, llc. reserves the right to adjust any deadline(s) as the result of causes beyond its immediate control.
The Grand Prize Winners will receive a 1 hour photo shoot by a photographer from .elyk studios, llc. This photo shoot will take place at an agreed upon place, date and time between the Grand Prize Winner and .elyk studios, llc. 
The Grand Prize winners will receive a free one-year of membership to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island.
The two Grand Prize Winners and all honorable mention winning entries will be acknowldeged through large-screen display at both the Audubon Environmental Education Center in Bristol and Audubon Society of Rhode Island Headquarters in Smithfield, RI and displayed on the Audubon website.
All winning photographers and honorable mention winners will receive an award certificate from Audubon Society of Rhode Island.

Legal Terms & Conditions:

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit -- including ownership if applicable. You grant .elyk studios LLC. rights (as described below) to your photograph if you are chosen by the competition as the grand prize winner.

You grant .elyk studios LLC.  a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to: 
  • Use the photograph on the Internet or other marketing purposes.
  • Use the photograph in .elyk studios LLC. non-commercial communications.
  • Provide your photograph to other individuals and organizations for non-commercial use in news stories, press releases, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.
  • Use, in connection with the Photo Contest, your name, city, state and country of residence in promotions and other publications.
  • Keep the files provided, and to archive the images on CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used  and be properly credited.
  • As conditions of this permission, .elyk studios LLC.  shall photo credit all photographs with the person’s name when possible.

By submitting images to the March 2012 Delaware's Cutest Couple Photo Contest, (hereafter referred to as "the photo contest"), participants agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless .elyk studios, LLC.  its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives, from any and all third party liability for any injuries, loss, claim, action, demand or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the photo contest  (collectively, "Losses"), including without limitation any third party claim for copyright infringement or a violation of an individual’s right to privacy and/or publicity right. The photo contest is void where prohibited by law. 
Each participant in the photo contest (each a "Participant") is responsible for ensuring that he or she has the right to submit photos per these rules.

You agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved with .elyk studios, LLC., and causes of action arising out of or connected with the photo contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, before a court of competent jurisdiction located in Delaware which court shall apply the laws of Delaware without regard for rules of conflicts of law. IN ANY SUCH DISPUTE, PARTICIPANT SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS' FEES, OR ANY DAMAGES OTHER THAN PARTICIPANT'S ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES (IF ANY) ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN NATURAL SELECTION. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED. The photo contest and .elyk studios, llc. website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

.elyk studios, LLC. is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the photo competition, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions to the photo contest, including but not limited to any misprints or typographical errors. .elyk studios, LLC. assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. .elyk studios, LLC is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, servers, providers, computer on-line systems, software, or failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, including injury or damage to participant's or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or uploading images or information in the photo contest.  

If, for any reason, the photo contest is not capable of completion as planned due to causes beyond the control of .elyk studios, LLC.  that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the photo contest , .elyk studios, LLC. reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the photo contest.

By submitting images you agree to the terms and conditions.