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PHOTO CONTEST!

Earn prize money
and have your photos
featured on our website!

Enter our Website Photo Contest! 

We are searching for local area photos to use on our new
website slated to launch in August 2022!
We want to have our new website reflect the wonderful communities we represent, and would like you to help! 

Who may enter: All Lisbon Credit Union Members!

What to enter: Photos that highlight our communities’ uniqueness. These can include scenic landscapes, day-to-day life, on-the-job, exploring, hanging with friends, seasonal shots, etc. All photos must be taken in Lewiston, Auburn, Durham, Lisbon, or Sabattus in Androscoggin County; Bowdoin and Topsham in Sagadahoc County; or Pownal in Cumberland County. While we invite you to include people in your shots, please avoid any close-up portraits. People in photos must have given their permission to be in the photograph or be far enough away to not be identifiable. If your photo is chosen you will need to fill out a consent form we will provide to you.

Number of Entries: Each photographer may submit as many photos as they would like. 

Prize(s): Winners will be recognized with photo credit, have their photo featured on our website, and a $50 prize. Up to twenty photos will be chosen for use in a variety of sections on our website. Entrant may win with more than one entry. ($50 will be deposited into your Lisbon CU checking or savings account, or you can opt for $50 cash to be picked up at one of the Lisbon CU offices.) 

How to Enter: Go to www.lisboncu.org

  • Under “Quick Links” on the left hand side of the home page, click “Secure File Transfers.”
  • Click “Secure Upload.”
  • In recipient email type v.lajoie@lisboncuorg then select “start”.
  • Type in your name and email address.
  • In subject line type “Photo Contest.” You may attach photos one at a time using the naming convention below. *
  • Please click “Notify me when the files have been downloaded” so you will have a confirmation that they were received by us!

Good luck! Photos will be chosen by 8/1/2022 and will be placed into the website AFTER the August 9th launch.

THE 2022 LISBON CU WEBSITE PHOTO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

Eligibility: No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. Participants must be a member in good standing with Lisbon CU. Lisbon Credit Union employees, volunteers and board members are also eligible.
To be eligible for prize money, a photograph must have been taken by the entrant. The contestant certifies that he/she is the sole creator and copyright owner of the submitted photograph. While we invite you to include people in your shots, please avoid any close-up portraits. People in photos must have given their permission to be in the photograph or be far enough away to not be identifiable. If your photo is chosen, you will need to fill out a consent form that we will provide to you.

Photo Format: Photos must be at least 300 DPI and horizontally oriented. Photos must be at least 1 MB, 300 DPI and in .jpg or .jpeg form. No DVDs or thumb drives. 

* Naming Convention: Please name each of the photos with the following format:
Photo Name_Photo Location_ Photographer First Initial Last Name. Please make sure to name city or town the photo was taken in. For example, a photo entitled “Downtown Sunrise” taken in Topsham by Mary Jones would be labeled:  Downtown Sunrise_Topsham_MJones 

Ownership/Use Rights:  By entering the contest, photographers agree to have their submitted photograph displayed by Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union without any fee or other form of compensation, other than the prize money of $50, and agree that Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union may use photographs on their website on a non-exclusive basis (you retain copyright). Photos will be credited to the photographer named in the entry form and on photo. By submitting your image(s), you grant Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union unlimited rights to your photograph for their website.

The winning photos will be used on the website only.