Saturday, February 16, 2019

NightScape Photo Contest sponsored by Pictureline

A single exposure "NightScape" taken in the White Pocket region

A NightScape Photography Contest sponsored by Pictureline 

1st PLACE PRIZE: Free 1-week rental of a camera body and a lens
2nd PLACE PRIZE: Free 4-weekdays rental of a camera body OR a lens
The 2 WINNING IMAGES will also be featured on @roycebairphoto

Check out Pictureline's RENTAL department for their list of photo equipment. Pictureline is the main sponsor of the 2019 NightScaper Conference in Moab, Utah.

JUDGING will be done by the Pictureline staff.


  1. Enter up to three (3) “NightScape” photos (any nighttime sky with a landscape foreground) by using the Instagram #PicturelineNightScape hashtag.
  2. Tag 3 other people in the comments of the @roycebairphoto Instagram post bearing the above image.
  3. Follow @pictureline on Instagram.


  • Contest begins at 12:01 AM MST on February 18, 2019 and ends at 11:59 PM MST on February 22, 2019. Only “NightScape” photos posted on Instagram with the #PicturelineNightScape hashtag are eligible to win.
  • The date the photo was taken or created is not important, but the photo must be the sole creative work of the contest submitter.
  • Contestants submitting more than three (3) images (via the use of the #PicturelineNightScape hashtag) will be disqualified.
  • The Pictureline judges will determine the winners of this contest, and their decision is final and cannot be disputed. 
  • Contest winners will be announced here and via Direct Messaging, on or before March 1, 2019.
  • Winners must claim and use their rental prize on or before August 1, 2019, or they will automatically forfeit their prize.
  • Distributions of prizes may subject to rental equipment availability.
  • Winners are responsible for any rental shipping charges or applicable taxes.
  • Employees of Pictureline, Inc. and Stock Solution, Inc. (Royce Bair Photo), and their family members are not eligible to submit images for this contest.
Additional contest rules:


  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who submit images via the Instagram #PicturelineNightScape hashtag and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to everyone of legal age, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Pictureline, Inc. its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Pictureline, Inc. as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
  3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on 12:01 AM MST on February 18, 2019 and ending 11:59 PM MST on February 22, 2019. All online entries must be received by 11:59 PM MST on February 22, 2019.
  4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry via the Instagram #PicturelineNightScape hashtag. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of [your company name]. You may enter up to three (3) “NightScape” photos (any nighttime sky with a landscape foreground) by using the #PicturelineNightScape hashtag. You must tag three (3) other people. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Pictureline, Inc.
  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive [list prizes and approximate retail value]. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by [your company name]. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Pictureline's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Pictureline, Inc. to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by [a random drawing or by community vote] under the supervision of [your company name]. Winner will be notified online and by Instagram's Direct Messaging within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Pictureline, Inc. shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 180 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT [your company name]‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Pictureline, Inc., anyone acting on behalf of Pictureline, Inc., and Pictureline, Inc.'s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. DESPITE THE FOREGOING, PICTURELINE, INC WILL NOT KNOWINGLY USE YOUR ENTRY FOR ANY PUBLICATION OR PROMOTION THAT IS NOT DIRECTLY RELATED TO THIS CONTEST. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Pictureline, Inc. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Pictureline, Inc. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Pictureline, Inc. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  9. Terms & Conditions: Pictureline, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond [your company name]’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Pictureline, Inc. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Pictureline, Inc. Pictureline, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Pictureline, Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Pictureline, Inc. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Pictureline, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States of America AND the State of Utah, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the State of Utah having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Pictureline, 305 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA. Requests must be received no later than 11:59 PM MST on February 22, 2019.
  13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Pictureline, 305 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
  14. The Campaign hosted by Pictureline, Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. 

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