EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has launched its 2016 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer and Velvet A Candy Store. The contest deadline is Sunday, October 16, 2016 at midnight.
Community members of all ages are invited to show off their photographic talent by submitting up to five photos taken in East Lansing during any of its four seasons. Photos should be high resolution and should not be significantly edited. Recent photos are preferred. Participants do not have to be a resident of East Lansing, but all photos must be taken in East Lansing.
Photos can be submitted online at www.cityofeastlansing.com/photocontest. Winners will be contacted after the deadline to fill out and submit a signed entry/model release form. The model release portion only applies if the photos contain people. The forms are currently available on the website for those participants who would prefer to print, fill out and submit their forms ahead of time.
Winners will receive gift card prizes generously donated by this year’s sponsors:
1st Place - $150 Meijer gift card
2nd Place - $100 Meijer gift card3rd Place - $50 Meijer gift card
Honorable Mention Photos (10 total) - $10 Velvet A Candy Store gift cards
The winning photos will also be featured in City of East Lansing marketing materials, including the 2017 Community Calendar & 2016 Annual Report.
East Lansing Community Photo Contests were previously held in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009 and 2008. Community members with questions about the contest can email email@example.com or call (517) 319-6873.