Town requests digital photos of Grand Lake |

Town requests digital photos of Grand Lake

The Town of Grand Lake is seeking digital photograph submissions for the Town’s Web site and any other applicable marketing and media information distributed by the Town of Grand Lake. Predominantly, photographs will be utilized on the Town of Grand Lake’s Web site that is currently in the process of being reconstructed. The Town will be selecting 12 photographs to be utilized for these purposes. The selected photographs will be chosen based on the photographs ability to depict the essence of Grand Lake.

Photographs will be retained by the Town of Grand Lake for media and marketing purposes and, therefore, the Town will not accept any copyrighted work. Photos containing digital signatures, photographer or studio notations will not be accepted; photo credits will be given by the Town of Grand Lake to the artist on the photo itself whenever and wherever it is used by the Town of Grand Lake.

Each photographer may submit 3 original digital photographs depicting images of the Town of Grand Lake or the Grand Lake area. Photographs must be submitted as a jpeg with a minimum resolution of 500X500 on a CD. Photographs must be titled with the artist’s last name as the name of the photograph.

In addition to the images, the following materials must be submitted with the CD:

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• Statement of disclosure indicating the submission is original work of the photographer, that the submission may be used by the Town of Grand Lake and that the photograph may be altered by the Town of Grand Lake staff to give appropriate photo credit. This disclosure must contain an original signature of the photographer; and

• The full name of the photographer; and

• The mailing address, email address and contact phone number of the photographer.

Additionally, the submission must include authorization of any persons that are in the photographs that the Town of Grand Lake may utilize the photographs containing them. These authorizations must contain original signature of the persons in the photograph, or their legal guardians if under 18 years of age.

Sealed Submission will be accepted by hand delivery (1026 Park Avenue) or mail only. Submissions may be mailed to: Town of Grand Lake (Attn: Digital Photography Submission), P.O. Box 99, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0099

Photographs will be received until 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) on July 17, 2009. Photographs received after this date will not be considered for selection. Questions may be directed to: Abbi Jo Wittman, Town Planner at either (970) 627-3435 or; email submissions will not be accepted for consideration by the Town of Grand Lake.

After review of all photographs, the Town of Grand Lake will select 12 photographs to be utilized. The Town will contact all photographers (by email) on or before July 31st indicating the selected photographers. The selected photographs will be incorporated into the Town’s Web site after e-mail notification to all photographers.

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