It’s been a cold and dreary past few weeks here in the DC area but I have some news today that ought to lighten up the mood and excite everyone! For the past month or so, I’ve been putting a lot of thought into a totally awesome giveaway and today I’m so proud to announce the 2011 Valentine Day’s Wedding & Portrait Giveaway!  The giveaway is my chance to commemorate 2010’s success as well as send a heartfelt thanks to the DMV area which has been so supportive! Registration starts today, so make sure to check out the details below for each contest and get your entries in!

VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDING GIVEAWAY
One lucky couple who receives the most votes will win: 8 hours of wedding day photography by Joel Rotunda, an Engagement Session, a custom online gallery to view and share wedding day images, and a CD with Digital Negatives (along with a print release).

HOW TO ENTER
In order to enter, please send an e-mail to giveaways@joelrotunda.com with the subject of “Wedding Giveaway.” In the e-mail, please include the following information:

  • You & Your Fiancé’s Names
  • Your Contact Information (E-Mail Address & Telephone Number)
  • A Recent Photo of Both of You (doesn’t have to be professionally done)
  • Your Wedding Date
  • Your Wedding Venue(s) (If you haven’t selected a venue yet, just put the city and state where you think the venue will be in)
  • Your Love Story (e.g. Details on how you met, why you deserve to win the giveaway, what you love to do together, etc)

Entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM EST on February 9, 2011 to be included.  From the entries received, Joel Rotunda Photography will select 3-5 couples who have the best love story (so be creative!). Those couples will be posted on the blog on February 11, 2011 when public voting will commence to select the winner.  The person with the most votes win – so tell you friends, families, co-workers, and everyone! The winning couple will be announced on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2011!

VALENTINE’S DAY PORTAIT GIVEAWAY
In addition to the Wedding Day Giveaway above, we’ll also be randomly selecting 2 lucky winners for a free two-hour portrait session with Joel Rotunda Photography.

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, please send an e-mail to giveaways@joelrotunda.com with the subject of “Portrait Giveaway.” In the e-mail, please include the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Contact Information (E-Mail Address & Telephone Number)
  • A Recent Photo (doesn’t have to be professionally done)
  • Why you Deserve to Win the Giveaway

Entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM EST on February 13, 2011 to be included.  All entries will be placed in a bucket and two names randomly drawn by Joel Rotunda Photography. The winning entries will be announced on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2011!

LEGAL STUFF & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • To be eligible for this contest you (and your fiancé) must be at least 18 years of age
  • Your wedding date must not conflict with any dates already scheduled by Joel Rotunda Photography
  • Your wedding date must be in either 2011 or 2012.
  • Your portrait session must take place by December 31, 2011.
  • Your wedding or portrait session can take place anywhere; however, distances outside of 100 miles of Washington DC will incur customary travel expenses that must be paid outside of the contest.
  • The prizes retain no monetary value.
  • In order for the contest to occur and a prize to be awarded, a minimum of 3 couples must enter the giveaway. In the case of fewer than 3 entries, Joel Rotunda Photography retains the right to cancel or otherwise modify the contest terms.
  • Portrait Packages only include photography of one person.  Additional people will incur additional charges.
  • If a winning entry is unable to use their prize, it will be awarded to another winning entry either by votes (Wedding Giveaway) or random drawing (Portrait Giveaway)

Valentine's Day Wedding & Portrait Giveaway