Received this from their press agent via our Soul Of Miami website. This is a photographry contest with some really nice prizes, so check it out and see if it is for you.
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b2 miami downtown, the first hotel of the new b2 brand by B Hotels & ResortsÂ®, is inviting amateur and professional photographers to participate in the â€œCapturing Miami â€“ you should b2! Photography Contestâ€ for the chance to win $1,000 in cash, complimentary hotel stays and the opportunity to be showcased in the new hotel, as well as The Wolfsonian-Florida International Universityâ€™s museum. The newest lifestyle hotel to be introduced in the downtown area beginning 2013, b2 miami downtown will utilize destination-inspired images adorning all 243 guestrooms, common areas and meeting spaces to incorporate the essence of Miami property-wide.
Contributing to Miamiâ€™s growing art scene, the b2 miami downtown hotel has partnered with The Wolfsonian-Florida International University to host the â€œCapturing Miami- You Should b2! Photography Contest,â€ giving aspiring artists the opportunity for exposure within the hotel and museum. The new hotel is encouraging contest entrants to submit original photographs capturing what they feel best reflect Miamiâ€™s top attractions, personality and style. The photo contest offers an outlet for the artistically-inclined to creatively express their vision of the city. The hotel will encapsulate photographs of Miamiâ€™s hidden gems, underground scenes and iconic images that characterize one of the worldâ€™s hottest destinations recognized for its international flair, celebrated nightlife and arts and entertainment districts.
The â€œCapturing Miami â€“ you should b2! Photography Contestâ€ kicks off November 1, 2012 and closes December 31, 2012. Images must be submitted in a digital format (JPEG, JPG or TIFF) and at least 10800 x 7200 pixels at 300 dpi resolution. A panel of judges including talented art directors and curators from The Wolfsonian, and b2 miami downtown, will announce the top 20 finalists on January 9, 2013. Images will then be posted on the b2 miami downtown Facebook page from January 22 to February 8, 2013, where fans can â€œlike,â€ or vote, for the photograph they feel is most symbolic of Miami. The top three winners will be unveiled at a private VIP cocktail reception in late February and will receive:
One (1) Grand Prize: $1,000, a five-night stay at b2 miami downtown* and their winning image exhibited in the hotel lobby.
One (1) Second Prize: $500, a three-night stay at b2 miami downtown* and their winning image exhibited in the hotel lobby or other common area.
One (1) Third Prize: a two-night stay at b2 miami downtown* and their winning image exhibited in the hotel lobby or other common area.
Select images from the top 20 finalists will be showcased in The Wolfsonian museum and every image submitted throughout the contest will have the chance to be installed in b2 miamiâ€™s guestrooms and public spaces.
For the official photography contest rules, photo submission instructions and to register for a chance to be part of the new b2 miami downtownâ€™s dÃ©cor, which will serve as a year-round art exhibit, visit the Capturing Miami Photo Contest page.
*Hotel stays are subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.
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