Think about it: How would 10k change your life and business? Show us and this epic grand prize – the ultimate photography studio makeover – could be yours!
Whether you’re just getting started or well into your career, everyone could benefit from a little help from time to time. This prize from Julia Kelleher and friends is here to to just that: “It’s the ultimate. It’s that BIG boost up for a business owner who needs a little extra help. The tools and prizes for the winner are amazing, business changing assets! So many of them are hard for the beginner to acquire right off the bat because they are PRO assets that cost a lot, and this will seriously give them a launch into the stratosphere when it comes to taking their business to the next level. I would have given my right arm for it when I started!”
How to enter: We want to hear from you – Julia’s students – how this once in a lifetime prize would be a game changer. Film a video (no longer than 2 minutes in length) showing or explaining how Julia’s Ultimate Studio Makeover would impact your world as a photographer and business owner and submit it before November 1st, 2015. We’ll be selecting one winner based on originality, creativity, message, and photographic skill to announce during the wrap of Julia’s class Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp.
We’ve all had those ‘this is too hard, I don’t know if I’ll be able to do it’ moments. “It’s hard some days when you don’t have a lot of funds, you know you need certain things but you can’t get them right away. It’s challenging when you first begin evaluating your work and you’re not sure if you’re good enough to charge. Staying inspired and motivated means always trying to learn, always growing and always self-assessing to make yourself the best you can be. Try to look at it all as a process and enjoy that process. Getting good takes time. You have to stay kind to yourself and know that some days will be hard. You don’t have to be better than everyone else, you just have to try and be better than you were the day before. #KillGeorge” Julia is completely right, the struggle is real. And that’s why we want to give one lucky winner the ultimate studio makeover.
Wondering what all is included in this extreme prize valued at over $10,000?
Now that you know what you could win, enter by filling out the form below. Please note – you must have purchase Julia’s class, Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp, to enter. For the complete information on rules, regulations, and restrictions please go here.
To Julia Kelleher, entrepreneurship is the best part of being a photographer. Make your dreams come true with the ultimate studio makeover.
And, here are the official rules:
Julia Kelleher’s “Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp” Grand Prize Contest
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING AZ, CO, CT, MD, NE AND ND), D.C. AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) WHO AT THE TIME OF ENTRY ARE AGE 18 OR OLDER AND OF THE LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY AND WHO HAVE PURCHASED THE “STUDIO SYSTEMS” ONLINE CLASS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
ELIGIBILITY: The Julia Kelleher’s “Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp” Grand Prize Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who as of the date of entry are eighteen (18) years of age or older and of the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the entrant resides and who have purchased the Julia Kelleher’s “Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp” online class, available at https://www.creativelive.com/courses/studio-systems-a-photography-business-bootcamp-with-julia-kelleher. Current employees of CreativeLive, Inc. (“Sponsor”) or any of Sponsor’s parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or advertising, promotion and Internet agencies, and members of the immediate family or household of any such employee, are not eligible. U.S. and Canadian law govern this Contest. Void in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, Quebec and where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: The entry period for the Contest begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on October 14, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on November 1, 2015 (the “Entry Period”). To enter the Contest, entrants must visit http://creativelive.com/ultimatestudiomakeover (the “Website”) during the Entry Period and follow the on-screen instructions. Each entrant will be required to provide his or her name, e-mail address, telephone number, mailing address, date of birth and such other information as Sponsor may require and to upload to the Website a video (“Video”) up to two (2) minutes in duration that responds to the prompt: “How the Ultimate Studio Makeover Would Impact Your World as a Photographer and Business Owner.” The entrant’s Video must comply with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules (including without limitation all guidelines contained in Section 3 below). Website entries must be submitted and received by Sponsor prior to the conclusion of the Entry Period. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address. Eligible entrants who submit an entry into the Contest in accordance with the above terms and conditions prior to the conclusion of the Entry Period will receive one (1) entry into the Contest.
VIDEO GUIDELINES: Videos must be original and have been created solely by the entrant. In addition, each Video must comply with the following guidelines: (a) the Video must not exhibit the entrant engaging in or otherwise promoting any illegal, violent, dangerous or discriminatory behavior or contain any material that is threatening, indecent, violent, obscene or offensive, or that promotes a political agenda; (b) the Video must not include any brand name, trademark or logo of any entity (other than brand names, trademarks or logos associated with CreativeLive, Inc.); (c) the entrant must own the copyright in the Video; (d) the Video must not previously have been previously published or won any award; (e) the Video must not contain any material that violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including without limitation any copyright, trademark or right of privacy or publicity, or that defames any person, or that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any applicable law or regulation, or whose use by the Licensees (as defined in Section 6) as permitted pursuant to Section 6 requires a license or permission from or payment to any third party; (f) if the Video identifies, depicts or contains the voice of any person other than the entrant, the entrant must have prior to submission obtained written consent from such person (or his or her parent or legal guardian, if the person identified or depicted or whose voice is included is a minor) to the use by the Licensees of the Video including such person’s name, image, voice and/or other identifying information, as applicable, as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules; and (g) the Video must not contain any material that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for public viewing and/or display. By uploading a Video to the Website, the entrant represents and warrants that he or she has complied with all of the foregoing requirements and has obtained all permissions, licenses and consents that are necessary for the submission of the Video and the use of the Video as permitted pursuant to Section 6 and to verify compliance with the foregoing requirements. The entrant agrees to provide to Sponsor at Sponsor’s request copies of all such permissions, licenses and consents. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Video that Sponsor determines does not comply with these guidelines and/or to require or permit an entrant to make such changes to any Video as are necessary to make it compliant.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Following the conclusion of the Entry Period, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected by judges designated by Sponsor (the “Judges”) from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period, by applying the following criteria to the entrant’s Video, weighted as indicated: (a) Originality/Creativity (20%); (b) Appropriateness to Theme (50%) and (c) Demonstration of Photographic Skill (30%). In the event of a tie between any two Videos, the Video with the highest score in the “Appropriateness to Theme” category will be deemed the higher scoring entry. The odds of winning will depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received. The potential winner will be notified on or about November 5, 2015 by mail, telephone and/or e-mail, at Sponsor’s discretion. If the potential winner cannot be reached within forty eight (48) hours of the initial notification attempt, he or she may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner selected. The potential winner is subject to verification of eligibility and Sponsor will have the right, in its discretion to require that the entrant (i) submit proof of identity and/or eligibility in a form acceptable to Sponsor (including, without limitation, government-issued photo identification) and/or (ii) complete and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release (collectively, a “Declaration and Release” for residents of Canada), within forty eight (48) hours of attempted delivery of same. If any attempted notification or prize delivery is returned as undeliverable or if the potential winner fails to respond to any notification attempt and/or fails to complete, sign, and return any documentation required by Sponsor within the time period specified above, does not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Section 1, or is not compliant with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize consists of the following:
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)
A private, in-person Business System mentoring session with Julia Kelleher (the “In-Person Business System Session”)
Reimbursement of up to $1,500 in travel expenses incurred in connection with the In-Person Business System Session, awarded in the form of a check or another payment method determined by Sponsor
A private branding consultation session, to be held remotely, with Jane Johnson
A private social media marketing consultation session held remotely with a representative of Sarah Daily Media selected by Sponsor
A one (1) year lease to TimeExposure’s ProSelect Pro software package
A six (6) month subscription to StudioCloud’s Employee Boost service awarded in the form of a gift certificate
Jewel Education Studio’s In a Box Business Template Collection
A gift certificate to White House Custom Color with a face value of $1500
A $600 AsukaBook store credit awarded in the form of a gift certificate or other payment method determined by Sponsor
Access to the following CreativeLive online courses instructed by Julia Kelleher: (1) Newborn Relationship Posing; (2) Baby Plans: Photographing the Early Years; (3) Marketing Strategies for Baby Photographers; (4) iPhone Photography Tips; (5) Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp; (6) Pricing and Sales for Photographers; (7) The Creative Newborn Photography Studio; and (8) Family Photography: Capturing Connection
$500 awarded in the form of a check or another payment method determined by Sponsor
$400 awarded in the form of a check or another payment method determined by Sponsor
Restrictions may apply. All prize details (including without limitation the specific vendor for the photography and press printing credit, the consultants and instructors with which private mentoring and consultation sessions are offered, the dates, times and duration of such mentoring and consultation sessions) will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. The aggregate ARV of the prize is $10,247.00. The exact value will depend on market conditions at the time of prize fulfillment. The travel reimbursement prize component is limited to travel and hospitality expenses incurred by the winner in connection with attending the In-Person Business System Session and Sponsor’s responsibility for reimbursement is subject to Sponsor’s receipt from the winner of written receipts evidencing all travel expenses for which reimbursement is sought within sixty (60) days following the In-Person Business System Session. Sponsor will have no responsibility for reimbursement of travel expenses in excess of $1,500. Use and redemption of all gift certificate and store credit prize components is subject to the issuer’s terms and conditions. Without limitation of the foregoing, (i) the winner will be responsible for contacting White House Custom Color (“WHCC”) on or before a date specified by Sponsor and/or WHCC to redeem the $1,500 store credit and (ii) the $1,500 WHCC store credit will only apply to the purchase of WHCC products and not to shipping charges or applicable sales tax. Dates and times of all mentoring and consultation sessions and other prize activities will be determined by Sponsor and are subject to change. Remote consultation sessions will be held via teleconference or videoconference in Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for any cancellation or postponement of any of the activities that are expected to comprise part of the prize. In the event of cancellation or postponement of any prize-related activity, Sponsor’s only obligation will be to provide a substitute prize or prizes of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. In the event the winner engages in behavior during any prize-related activity (including without limitation travel to such prize activity) that, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious, threatening, disruptive, illegal, or tortious, or that subjects the winner to arrest or detention, or that is intended to or does threaten or harass any other person, or that violates any applicable rules and regulations, or that in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image and/or customer goodwill of Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right to remove the winner from the applicable prize-related activity, deny the winner from participating in any other prize-related activities and/or disqualify the winner from the Contest and require the winner to forfeit any and/or all prize components, with no further obligation or compensation whatsoever to the winner and no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. Use of gift cards is subject to the issuer’s terms and conditions. The prize will be awarded if properly claimed. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the right to receive the prize or any component thereof is permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize consists only of the items expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize or any component thereof that are not expressly specified in these Official Rules as being part of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. Each component of the prize is awarded “as is” and without any warranty other than as required by law. FOR U.S. RESIDENTS: All federal, state and local taxes on the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued in the winner’s name if required by law.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By entering the Contest, each entrant irrevocably grants Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and the agents and licensees of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Licensees”) the right to use the entrant’s name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical information, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed, for commercial purposes and any other purposes (including, without limitation, advertising and promotion), without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. In addition, by entering the Contest and submitting a Video, each entrant irrevocably grants the Licensees a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit, create derivative works based on and otherwise use the entrant’s Video, in whole or in part, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed (including without limitation on Sponsor’s websites and social media channels), for commercial purposes and any other purposes (including, without limitation, advertising and promotion), without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The Licensees and all other companies involved in the development or operation of the Contest or the provision of the prize or any component thereof, and the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing, and the officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and will have no liability for, (a) late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted, postage-due or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human or technical errors of any kind relating to the operation of the Website, communications or attempted communications with any entrant, the submission, collection, storage or processing of entries or the administration of the Contest, (b) any “act of god” or other force majeure event outside of Sponsor’s control that may cause any postponement or cancellation of any prize-related activity or any component of the prize, (c) undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail or (d) any damage to any computer system resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Contest. By entering, each entrant releases and agrees to hold each of the Released Parties harmless from and against any and all claims and liabilities of any kind that the entrant ever had, now has or might in the future have arising out of or relating to the Contest, participation in the Contest, the acceptance, receipt or use of the prize or any component thereof (including without limitation any participation in or travel to any prize-related activity) and/or any use of the entrant’s name, likeness, voice and/or biographical information and/or any Video, including without limitation all claims and liabilities based on any personal injury, property damage or loss or death or any violation of the right of publicity or privacy or infringement of copyright. Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Contest or the acceptance, receipt or use of the prize or any component thereof (including without limitation any participation in or travel to any prize-related activity). The Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize. In no event will more than one (1) Grand Prize be awarded.
GENERAL RULES: All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be verified or returned. By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Contest any individual who, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered with the entry process or has undermined the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices, (ii) has engaged in conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants or any representative of Sponsor, or (iii) has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. The use of automated devices, programs or methods to submit entries is prohibited and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that it believes may have been submitted using such an automated device, program or method. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bugs, entrant fraud or misconduct, or other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupt the administration, integrity, security or proper operation thereof, or for any other reason as determined by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry (i.e., the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address). Proof of submission does not constitute proof of entry. Entry times will be determined using Sponsor’s computer, which will be the official clock for the Contest. Normal time rates and/or data rates (as applicable), if any, charged by the entrant’s internet or mobile service provider will apply. In the event of termination of the Contest, a notice will be posted online and the Judges will select the winner in accordance with Section 4 from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. All federal, state, provincial/territorial and local laws and regulations apply. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest or the prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and by entering each entrant waives all rights to claim punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Washington. Any legal proceedings arising out of the Contest or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of Washington, King County, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules.
WINNER’S NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the name of the winner, available after November 9, 2015, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Julia Kelleher’s “Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp” Grand Prize Contest, c/o CreativeLive, Inc., 757 Thomas St. Seattle, Washington 98109.