Magical Memories by John Karpinsky

2014 Winner: John Karpinsky

Photo Contest ~ 2015

Entries accepted 11/28/14 thru 1/31/15



(1 Winner & 1 Honorable Mention will be awarded for each)

1. Living History

2. Fantasy

3. Selfie

4. Your Faire (aka “What makes Bristol special for you”)


Honorable Mentions:

4 tickets to the 2015 Bristol Renaissance Faire

10% off one total purchase at the Renaissance Collection Store

Category Winners:

6 tickets to the 2015 Bristol Renaissance Faire

1 collectible Bristol Renaissance Faire Mug

Grand Prize Winner:

2 Season Passes for the 2015 Bristol Renaissance Faire

4 Tickets to the 2015 Bristol Renaissance Faire

2 collectible Bristol Renaissance Faire Mugs


Helpful Hints for your Entries:

  • Photos are judged by composition (lighting, focus, etc.), how well the photo fits the theme, and the uniqueness of the shot.
  • This is a photo contest. It is not a Photoshop contest. Overly processed images are less likely to win.
  • Make sure your photo tells a story, even if it is “We had a good time at the Faire!”
  • Subject matter should preferably be facing the camera (not necessarily looking at), unless that is part of the story.
  • The Faire will not adjust your photos for judging purposes, so please crop or adjust before submitting.

2015 Photo Contest Terms & Conditions

  1. No purchase necessary.
  2. Employees of the Bristol Renaissance Faire and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.
  3. Only photos of the Bristol Renaissance Faire 2014 season may be submitted.
  4. Limit: 8 total entries per person. You may enter 2 photos in each category.
  5. The Bristol Renaissance Faire reserves the right to substitute prizes based on availability.
  6. Prizes are not transferable and NO substitutions for cash will be made.
  7. Entered photos may be used in connection with advertising, promotions and other activities. By entering contest, participants grant the Bristol Renaissance Faire and Renaissance Entertainment Productions full rights to publish and/or exhibit their photos without payment or compensation.
  8. Winning photos will be selected by a panel of judges. Decisions of the judges are final and will be posted by May 1, 2015.
  9. How to enter photos:

        • Images must be no smaller than 2 mb or no larger than 8 mb. We are looking for print quality images - at least 8"x10" at 300dpi or 2500x2500 true size. This size requirement does NOT apply to the Selfie category! The photos submitted for the ‘Selfie’ category may be any size (but larger, clearer images are more likely to win).
        • Images must be sent in jpg format.
        • Each emailed photo must be sent with the following information in the BODY of the email:

Your Name

Phone number

Email address

Photo Category (1. Living History, 2. Fantasy, 3. Selfie, 4. Your Faire)

Photo Title/Description (or the story surrounding the photo)


~Entries that do not follow the rules stated herein may be subject to

disqualification of all entries from that person~


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All photos will appear on our Facebook page

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