Kodak Gallery Launches Baby Photo Contest; Winner to Receive $10,000.00

Emeryville, California (EastBayDaily) — To celebrate the launch of free Photo Birth Announcements* for all new parents, KODAK Gallery (http://www.kodakgallery.com) today announced the “KODAK MOMENT of the Month” Baby Photo Contest. Parents across the U.S. are encouraged to share their baby’s best photo between May 12 – May 28, 2010 for a chance to win $10,000.00 and prize pack from Kodak. Additionally, the winner will receive a photo shoot with professional photographer Amy Postle, and a chance for their baby to appear on the kodakgallery.com website and Kodak billboard in New York City’s Times Square. “We are excited to offer free Photo Birth Announcements to help all parents share the news of their new baby on beautifully designed cards that are easy to create,” said Victor Cho, General Manager of the KODAK Gallery Company. “The KODAK Gallery Baby Photo Contest gives people an additional opportunity to share their favorite KODAK MOMENT baby photo for a chance to win great prizes.”

KODAK Gallery is now offering parents everywhere up to twenty (20) free Photo Birth Announcements. From whimsical to classic, Gallery’s free Photo Birth Announcements come in a variety of styles with designs to suit everyone’s taste. To take advantage of this offer, parents can visit http://www.kodakgallery.com and choose one of the specified announcements.

To raise awareness of this unique offer, KODAK Gallery has also launched a Baby Photo contest for parents to submit their favorite baby photos for a chance to win prizes from KODAK and KODAK Gallery. Parents can enter by following these instructions:     Visit http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/babies-the-movie and upload a creative, well-composed and well-lit photo of your baby     Confirm that your child was under two-years-old at the time the photo was taken     Submit only one photo per entry

Photos will be judged on adherence to theme, creativity, composition, lighting and focus. KODAK Gallery will select a first, second and third place winner, which will be announced on June 18, 2010. The prize packs are as follows:

First Prize:     $10,000 check—can be used for your child’s college fund     Professional Baby/Family photo shoot by Professional Photographer, Amy Postle (approximate value, $5,000)     KODAK EASYSHARE M530 Digital Camera ($129.95)     KODAK PULSE Digital Frame ($129.95)     KODAK Zi8 Pocket Video Camera ($179.95)     $250 Gift Card to KODAK Gallery

Second/Third Prize:     KODAK EASYSHARE M530 Digital Camera ($129.95)     KODAK PULSE Digital Frame ($129.95)     KODAK Zi8 Pocket Video Camera ($179.95)     $250 Gift Card to KODAK Gallery

Finalist Prize (9 total):     KODAK EASYSHARE M530 Digital Camera ($129.95)     $250 Gift Card to KODAK Gallery

Visit KODAK Gallery’s tips and products pages for additional ideas for sharing baby photos, including creating Photo Books, Photo Calendars, Photo Mugs, Birth Announcements and more.

For additional contest information, including full contest rules, visit http://www.kodakgallery.com.

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More than 75 million people worldwide manage, share and create photo gifts online at KODAK Gallery — join today at http://www.kodakgallery.com

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Free Birth Announcements: No coupon code necessary. Receive up to 20 Free 5 x 7" Photo Paper Cards (sold in sets of 10) by choosing one of our specified Baby Announcements. All applicable Baby Announcements are indicated by a 'Free' flag at http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/category.jsp?parentCatId=Products&catId=Free_Birth_Announcements. Discount automatically applies to indicated Cards at Checkout. Offer excludes Shipping charges. Regular pricing applies to any additional Card sets in your order. No substitutions, transfer rights or cash equivalents will be given. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue promotions at any time. Discount only valid at http://www.kodakgallery.com


Liz Scanlon