Your best shot yet and what Ellp has to do with it aka Ellp Photography Contest

Written by Aneta
Marketing Champion


July 6 - (5 Min Read)

That perfect shot – where the lighting is just right, playing around the detail the way you want it. The point of focus and frame couldn’t be better. The subtle shadows and half-tones.

Capturing a moment at its perfect glory.

Everyone who truly loves the camera has experienced this amazing thrill at least once in their lifetime. The excitement of being one with the lens, with the environment, with the object. Being able to capture the image equal or better to the one in your imagination. It calls for a celebration!

Here, at Ellp, we get that! Combine that with the fact that we’ve always seen Ellp as your personal assistant. And wouldn’t it be your assistant’s task to make sure you share your best work with the world and get credit for it? Wouldn’t he or she be there for you to make it as simple and easy as possible? Making sure that you will be featured globally? This is why we decided to open one of our most popular cards to our users! How?

The card called ‘When my favorite site posts a picture, set it as desktop background’ will now feature Ellp Gallery as well! All users who have this card active may choose to see your picture instead of the one of National Geographic or NASA. Isn’t that exciting?

So, what to do to get into the Ellp Gallery, you must be asking right now. It’s easier than you think!

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Ellp Photography Contest starts now!

Starting today, 6th July 2017 Ellp Ltd. will be accepting submissions to the Ellp Photography Contest. Every two weeks, Ellp’s team will be choosing up to 14 pictures to feature within Ellp automation tool and ensure your exposure to thousands of our users. And yes, we will be linking your photo back to you and your website!

In order to participate, you must be a living photographer of adult age and all you have to do is to:

  1. Choose the shots you want to share with other Ellp users;
  2. Install Ellp on your device using the same email address that is used to enter this contest unless you are already an Ellp user;
  3. Send us the chosen shot/shots to the photographers@ellp.com using the same email address used to install Ellp (no payment required, for the time being, Ellp will be offered to you for free);
  4. Share Ellp via your social media profiles (optional yet appreciated for Ellp users) and mandatory for those of you who cannot install Ellp on their device (for instance Mac users);
  5. Share one of your photographic works on Instagram, and tag Ellp on said photograph. This is a mandatory requirement for all participants.
  6. Ensure you are the rightful owner of the photographic work you submit;
  7. Wait to hear back from us if Ellp chooses your submitted photographic work!

What we will do:

  1. Celebrate receiving your email;
  2. Indulge in the beauty of your shot;
  3. Verify whether or not your email address is in the database of Ellp users;
  4. Inform you via email if any of your photographs have been chosen by Ellp;
  5. Feature your work in the Ellp Gallery to share it with the whole world for between 1 to  7 days, attributing the photograph to you and linking back to your website.

A Mac user? Not a problem. We appreciate that you are not able to install and enjoy Ellp, therefore we give you another way in: make sure you share Ellp with your friends via your social media profiles, attach the link to your social media update and you are good to go.

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How to prepare your picture:

Below, you can find the technical requirements of the contest.

  • Format: JPEG
  • Minimum Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Orientation: Landscape
  • Photographs should be submitted with a title, date shot and location
  • Attribution: Photographer’s name to credit the picture. A website URL to link back the picture to (if applicable)
  • Photographs should not be watermarked
  • Name or title of the photographs submitted

Failing to meet the requirements as listed above eliminates your masterpiece from the contest. Please make sure you follow them step by step!

The admission closes on the 30th September 2017. To participate please read our terms and conditions.

In case you’d like to get some guidelines on how to set up Ellp on your PC to get the most of it, we have you covered. Just follow the suggestions we shared in our Top 10 Ellp Cards for Photographers blog post and enjoy your digital butler.

This is not a trial. It’s yours to keep!

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Help us spread the word

One more thing before you go! Please, make sure you spread the word about Ellp Photography Contest in your circle. There is plenty of opportunities to be featured in Ellp so you are not risking anything – quite the opposite – you further establish yourself as helpful and considerate; you have a chance to build even stronger relationships with your fellow photographers and you help us make this contest as big as possible!

Just click on the Share button and tag your friends who will get really excited about this! And then, go and send us these shots! We can’t wait to see them!

 

T & C: Ellp’s Photography Contest

Written by Aneta
Online Marketing Champion


July 6 - (1 Min Read)

Terms & Conditions
Ellp™ Photography Competition
6th July 2017

 

1. Eligibility

The Ellp Photography Competition, hereinafter also referred to as the ‘Competition’, is open to any living photographer who:

Is of Adult Age (18 years and over);

  • Has installed Ellp on his/her device using the same email address that is used to enter this Competition and is an active user of the Ellp software;
  • Has shared Ellp via his/her social media profiles (Facebook, Instagram or the like). This requirement is optional for those participants who have installed Ellp on their device, but mandatory for those who cannot install Ellp on their device due to compatibility issues or otherwise;
  • Has shared one of their photographic works on Instagram, and has tagged Ellp (ellp_official) on said photograph. This is a mandatory requirement for all participants.
  • Is the rightful owner/authorized licensee of the photographic work submitted to participate in this Competition and which work does not violate any copyright regulations.

Note: No nationality / residential restrictions apply for the participants. Ellp reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all participants.

2. Competition Period

Competition starts: 6th July 2017

Competition deadline: 30th September 2017 (Ellp reserves the right to either shorten or extend this deadline at its sole discretion by amending these terms on its website www.ellp.com)

Best Photographs: Every fortnight following the 6th July 2017, starting off on the 20th July 2017, Ellp shall be selecting the best photographs which will be featured within the Ellp software on one of the Ellp cards. Ellp will expose each of the photographs chosen by attributing to them the author’s name and /or website URL of the participant (if applicable) and thus providing the participant with this exclusive exposure on the Ellp software.

3. Photo Submission Guidelines

All photographers must submit their photograph/s (there is no limit on the number of photographs to be submitted) via email to photographers@ellp.com from the same email address which was used by the photographers to download and install Ellp. Prints are not accepted as part of the Competition. Digital images submitted should meet the following specifications:

  • Format: JPEG
  • Minimum Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Orientation: Landscape
  • Photographs should be submitted with a title, date shot and location
  • Attribution: Photographer’s name to credit the picture. A website URL to link back the picture to (if applicable)
  • Photographs should not be watermarked
  • Name or title of the photographs submitted
  • All photographs must not: (a) violate the intellectual property rights of third parties; (b) be illegal under applicable national laws and international law; and (c) depict or incite hatred, defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten a specific person or social group, incite violence, contain offensive content, or conflict or otherwise violate the legal rights of third parties (including those of privacy and publicity).

4. Use and Ownership of Photographs
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the participating photographer. Any photograph used by Ellp shall carry the photographer’s attribution. Use may include publication on any Ellp social media/website/blog or on other promotional material publication. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by Ellp for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the Ellp Competition, though there will not be any monetary compensation. By being chosen as a participant in the Competition you are agreeing that your name will be featured on www.ellp.com and your chosen work will be featured within the Ellp Software, website, blog, social media profiles and on other promotional material publications. The chosen participants will be entitled to use Ellp’s official Logo, on their website/blog, and state that their work is featured on Ellp. The Ellp Logo should be clickable and linkable to the official Ellp website (www.ellp.com). Details of the Ellp Logo and its licensed use will be provided to the chosen participants via an email communication.

Neither Ellp nor its associates, affiliates, or partners assume any responsibility for photographs submitted in violation of competition rules, or for those which violate copyright regulations. Ellp will investigate claims of copyright infringement to the best of its ability and will remove and disqualify images that are clearly demonstrated to violate copyright and/or Competition Terms and Conditions. Ellp will act to maintain the integrity of the Competition and its affiliated entities but is not responsible for any damages resulting from images submitted in violation of these Terms and Conditions.

5. General Terms

  • By participating and registering in this Competition in line with these terms and conditions, you are automatically agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • Ellp reserves the right to disqualify any submission which does not comply with the present Terms and Conditions.
  • Ellp is not responsible for lost, late, corrupted, mutilated or misdirected submissions, or submissions not received within the Competition deadline.
  • Participants are not allowed to use the titles, acronyms, logos, of Ellp or other branding elements on material which was produced by them.
  • By providing us with your contact details in accordance with these terms and conditions, you shall automatically be deemed to have given us your consent to retain your contact details for promotional purposes. You shall have the option to unsubscribe from receiving promotional emails at any time, by clicking on ‘Unsubscribe’ on any promotional email you receive from us.
  • All other usage of your personal information shall be governed by Ellp’s Privacy Policy.
  • Ellp reserves the right to stop, suspend, amend or otherwise alter this Competition and these Terms and Conditions at any time, by giving you prior notice.