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Back in June, I was excited to post my results in the first Shitty Camera Challenge. At the time, the results were completely appropriate for the camera I used at the time, and I still lie awake at night wondering … Continue reading
No, it wasn’t me. Although I did get an “honorable mention.” We used to tease my wife Anne over her insistence on using a camera that had long surpassed its obsolescence date. Until one day it was mysteriously found inside … Continue reading
B&H Photo (I really should own stock in that company, as much money as I send them) is hosting a Wilderness Photo Competition – and the grand prize(s) are safari trips to Namibia and Botswana. Yes, I’m sending mainly wildlife … Continue reading
When I first arrived in southern India, I blogged about the “kolams” made by millions of women in India every day. So it turns out this is also a competitive sport of sorts! Over the last four days, the Mylapore … Continue reading
Here’s a great idea for a video contest: make a 3 minute video about a favorite destination, write a few hundred words about travel, and send three photos. What can you win? a six-month, all-expense-paid trip around the world, and … Continue reading
What’s that? You’re not paying Time Warner, the copyright holder, for the rights to sing “Happy Birthday to You” in a public place? You could be opening yourself up to a lawsuit! That’s apparently what they charge. It’s probably just … Continue reading
I decided to go out on a limb and enter another video contest after a long break. FVAP.gov, the federal absentee voting site, is hosting a contest wherein people can win $1,000 in five different categories. Unfortunately (but fortunately for … Continue reading
Check out this year’s winners of the Project Reason video contest. I worked on en entry for this a few years ago (when the contest first started and there was still a chance of winning) but now the entries have … Continue reading
When you love animals as much as we do in our family, it’s hard to get upset with folks sponsoring a video contest to support the ASPCA. And I didn’t really need the half of the prize that would have … Continue reading
I submitted a quick entry to GoodNewsforPets.com’s 10th Anniversary Holiday video/photo contest. They ask for a minute / 5 MB (max) describing a holiday moment with a pet, with emphasis on the human-animal bond. The interesting twist in this contest … Continue reading
After a 5-day delay, the “Ham it Up” contest hosted by Dr. Seuss/Random House in honor of the 50th Anniversary of “Green Eggs and Ham” announced its winner. And sadly, in spite of what WE think was a pretty impressive … Continue reading
I posted recently about the entry my daughter and I put together in the Dr. Seuss/Random House “Ham it Up” video contest to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Green Eggs and Ham.” To those of you who rated our entry, … Continue reading
For our latest video contest entry, my daughter and I teamed up. My daughter has become a video editing enthusiast in her own right and checks several online web sites about once a week for contests she wants to enter. … Continue reading
Looking for something productive for the kids to do until school starts again? Check out the Write it, Film it video contest being sponsored by Reading Rockets. The contest web site reads: ‘Central casting’ at AdLit.org and Reading Rockets is … Continue reading
It’s interesting to browse the video contests different companies are hosting, via sites like onlinevideocontests.com. The contests to make ads for companies are not only a good way for companies to get new ideas and approaches, they can also help … Continue reading
Good news and bad news – my entry to the US Army Combat Readiness / Safety Center’s video contest was approved, but so were a load of others! The contest has been running since October, but like most video contests, … Continue reading
For a few months now, Vimeo has been hosting a video contest called “The Story Beyond the Still.” OK it’s hosted by Canon, but on Vimeo. It’s a wonderful mix of user-generated content and crowdsourcing, in that users are … Continue reading
Patiently awaiting the results of two video contests I’ve entered: Reel Insights’ monthly contest and a last-minute entry to WordPress.com’s “Give Thanks” contest. In the Reel Insights contest, mine was the only entry for about two weeks. Then there was … Continue reading
Imagine my surprise at receiving an email informing me TAZM Pictures’ entry in the video contest, “A Family Struggles with Going Green,” sponsored by Reelinsights.com, was selected as the Grand Prize Winner! This marks my second attempt at the documentary … Continue reading
I’ve re-tooled an old video from Washington DC – in fact, this is the video that inspired me to start this site (with some friendly encouragement) – and entered it into Lonely Planet’s video contest. Also, my video joins at least two others in a quest for a $1500 prize in Reel Insights’ monthly contest – this one is “A Family Struggles with Going Green.” Continue reading
Well, the smoke cleared and…the TAZM Pictures entry on the eCompliments video contest ended up in 12th place. Things were going well; just as it looked like we would drop off the bottom (the lowest-ranked video was dropping off the … Continue reading
After some recent small successes, we’re taking a shot at the eCompliments video contest offers a grand prize of $10,000 for the highest-rated video (as voted by the public) that compliments any person, place, thing, business, organization…you get the picture. … Continue reading
TAZM Pictures submitted three entries to the Lowe’s Spring Dream Video contest (http://www.youtube.com/lowes)! Only the first two were accepted – no idea why! Click on the title of this post to see the videos that we submitted and read more details. Continue reading
Whether you want to use our services or not, we can sure use your support in a YouTube video contest! TAZM Pictures has entered two videos in a contest for Taxslayer.com that carry a grand prize of $25,000. Winning this contest will help us improve the kinds of services we can offer with our young business! The top twenty videos, as determined by RATINGS, will go into a pool from which TaxSlayer will select a final winner. If you have a YouTube account, be sure and rate our videos!
Check out http://www.YouTube/com/tbrouns for the entries!
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