The Great AFWPi Photo "Shoot-Out" Contest

Scheduled Dates Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2010

Voting Link for the best photos is Here



Riviera Maya Tourism

Mexican Tourism

Love Mexico

Wedding Professionals Worldwide

Photo by Jodi Yorston
Barcelo Riviera Maya


Photo by Jodi Yorston Riviera Maya

Xplor

Xcaret
Xel Ha

SPONSORS

Airlines

American Airlines
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Gown Company

Gerardo Torres

Lara Lennon

Make-Up Artist
TBA

Media Sponsors
Dest Wed & Honymn
Bridal Guide

Models
TBA

Photographers
See List

Agenda (Proposed)

Please arrange to arrive early on Sept 30th

Arrivals
Site inspection of the venues
 

18:00 meet the models

19:30  Welcome cocktail  “MUSIC, FLAVORS AND COLORS OF MEXICO”, sponsored by the Barcelo Maya Palace at the Grill Palmeras together with the Love Mexico participants

 

Oct 1

 

Models get makeup, meet up with photogs, go to the respective venues
Showcase of their first pictures and maybe voting during the 

“RIVIERA MAYA WEDDING FESTIVAL” at Playa Cocos in the Barceló Maya Palace

  Oct 2nd

photos are online for Venues & Wedding Planners to see.



CONTEST RULES

  1. Photographers will provide a minimum of five photos One photo must be beach related and all have the location noted.  All entries submitted must be in portrait style, digital format 600x700 pixels, 72 pixels per inch and in RGB JPEG format.

  2. Selection of photographers. Must have registered on our sign up form below. Must be current member of AFWPi, Have a valid passport, must plan to exhibit in a bridal show in their area by March 2011.

  3. Photographers agree to pay for their own airfare and will be resposible for any extras expenses not provided by the venues.

  4. You will be provided with your own room for the lenght of stay, meals will be provided. A model will be available for you, to use for the shoot-out.

  5. The first day will be for scouting locations. By 5:00, each photographer will select 3 primary resort locations and three secondary (three per day for two days) and the time of day they would like to shoot. If there is a conflict, the location will be assigned to each photographer on a different day.

  6. Models, gown sponsors, stylists, make-up artists, and hotel staff will be supplied and present to assist.

  7. Photographers will have the third day to relax and enjoy the day.

  8. There will be three judgings, the first from the venues, the second group will be the wedding planners attending the Love Mexico conference. The third will occur the following month with an online vote by the brides. Judges may also include resort marketing companies, wedding professionals, association members, airline, gown and wedding magazine sponsors. The title “Best Wedding Photographer in Riviera Maya”. may be changed.

  9. The photos from the photographers and their credits will be publicized online and in wedding publications as well as naming “Riviera Maya’s Best”.

  10. After selection, the “Best in Riviera Maya” photographer will be identified in contest public relations to media, to wedding planner trade,  in hotel advertising, and in magazine editorial and advertorials.

AGREEMENT

  1. Photographers agree to allow all contest sponsors to reproduce their entries online and in print for contest publicity purposes.

  2. Sponsors and photographers agree that photographs will not be sold to any other party and will only be used for each sponsor’s marketing and advertising purposes.

  3. Photographers agree to transfer five photos taken at the resorts to contest officials to be submitted for judging “Best in Riviera Maya”.

  4. Photographers selected grant unlimited reproduction rights to each contest sponsor for print and online marketing. Sponsors to include and are limited to hotel, airline, wedding association, wedding magazine, gown designer, make-up artists and floral companies.

  5. To complete the required release forms.




    To confirm your involvement please Download complete & return this form to our Office





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