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Posted on: August 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] City of East Lansing Launches 2015 Community Photo Contest


EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has launched its 2015 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer and the East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB). The contest deadline is Friday, Oct. 16.

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, full color and should not be significantly edited. Recent photos are preferred. Participants do not have to be a resident of East Lansing.

Photos can be submitted online at Winners will be notified after the deadline and will be asked at that time to submit a signed entry/model release form. The model release portion only applies if the photos contain people. The form will be available on the website.

Prizes will include generously donated gift cards from Meijer and the DMB:

1st Place - $150 Meijer gift card
2nd Place - $100 Meijer gift card
3rd Place - $50 Meijer gift card
Honorable Mention Photos (10 total) - $25 Downtown East Lansing gift cards
Special Downtown Category - $100 Downtown East Lansing gift card (members of the DMB will select their favorite photo of downtown East Lansing for this prize)

The winning photos will also be featured in City of East Lansing marketing materials, including the 2016 Community Calendar & 2015 Annual Report.

East Lansing Community Photo Contests were previously held in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009 and 2008. Community members with questions about the contest can email or call (517) 319-6873.

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