Windows Live Photo Contest, chance to win Nikon DSLR Camera

Windows Live Photo Contest is let you win a brand new Nikon DSLR Camera and its just based on your level of skill and how better you can do which others can’t.

Contest Start Time: 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on July 26, 2011

Contest End Time: 11:59 p.m. PT on August 8, 2011 (“Entry Period”)

Who are eligible for this contest:

  • You are a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, and are 18 years of age or older.
  • If you are 18 of age or older, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, you should ask your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission prior to submitting an entry into this Contest; and
  • You are NOT an employee of Microsoft Corporation or an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary; and
  • You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest; and
  • You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Microsoft employee, an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest.

Rules to enter the contest:

  • Download the photo editing software tools: Windows Live PhotoGallery and the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for free by visiting URL.
  • Using a digital picture that fits into the competition theme “Feathers, Fins and Fur”, edit your image using Photo Gallery. While it’s not a requirement, you will get ten (10) additional points added to your overall score for editing a photo shot in a RAW format.
  • Compose an email to as follows:
    • Subject Line: WL Before & After Photo Contest
    • Body of email:
  • A short caption paragraph (no more than 50 words) describing how Windows improves your photo editing experience.
  • Your first/last name
    • Attachments:
  • Your original and edited photos in the photo essay format below (not more than 5 MB in .jpg format)
  • Edited photograph (no more than 5 MB in .jpg format)
  • Original RAW photograph (if you used a RAW) no more than 5 MB in one of the following applicable fomats: .arw, .crw, .cr2, .erf, .mef, .mrw, .nef, .nrw, .orf, .pef, .raw, .rw2, .rwl .sr2)
Only 3 entries per person will be counted and more than that will lead to disqualification.
Prizes to won: Ten (10) Grand Prizes. Each winner will receive a Nikon/D5000 DSLR camera bundle that includes 1 lens and a carrying case, and have their image featured in a future Windows Theme Pack. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $1000.00.
For detail rules visit here.