Want to win a free camera? Well you’re in luck, because we’re giving one away. It’s a pretty damn great camera too, the Canon AE-1.
We reviewed this vintage masterpiece back in the sadly departed warmth of summer, and it’s an impressive, classic machine. While not completely perfect, the AE-1 is capable of anything the average shooter can ask of it, so it’s a great camera for our lucky contest winner.
In addition to the AE-1, the winner will receive the exceptional and practical 50mm ƒ/1.8 FDn lens, a new roll of Kodak Ektar film, and a fresh battery. This thing will be ready to shoot when you pull it out of the box.
So how do you enter to win?
Take a creative photo that visually represents why you deserve to win the camera and post it with the hashtag #casualphotophilephotocontest.
We don’t care what camera you use; it can be a 5D Mark III or an old Nokia flip phone. The key is to use your creativity to bring a unique vision to life. Your shot can be of anything, it just has to visually represent why you deserve to win this classic film camera. A challenging brief, but we’re sure you’re up for it.
Contest entries must be received by February 28th, 2015. You can submit as many different photos as you like, and you can submit the same entry on each social media platform, but duplicate submissions on a single platform will be ineligible.
The photos will be reviewed across all our social media platforms and we’ll choose a winner by March 3rd. We’ll announce the winner in a post displaying their name and showcasing the winning shot, and we may post some of our favorites that didn’t make the final cut. The winning shooter will be contacted to arrange shipment of their new camera.
The best part of running Casual Photophile is connecting with photo geeks from all over the world. With this in mind, the contest is open to anyone, in any country, on any continent.
This is an exciting way for CP to give back to its readers, and encourage more people to shoot with these wonderful, vintage machines.
We hope you enjoy the contest.