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Project MCP: May Themes + Win a Tamron Lens

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Project MCP: May Themes + Win a Tamron Lens

April was a fun and productive month for Project MCP. The Project MCP Team really enjoyed perusing the Flickr gallery and seeing your interpretations of the challenges.

This week we are going to surpass the highlights and go straight to the main event! May is almost here and the weather is getting warmer in certain parts of the world. It’s the perfect time to get outside and explore your surroundings.

Challenge #1 – Illustrate the following word in a photo: Neighborhood 

Challenge #2 – Sunny Day – Capture a photo with sunflare

Challenge #3 Illustrate the following word in a photo: Friend

Challenge #4 – Get moving – Take a photo using motion blur 

Challenge #5 – One click – Don’t cheat. Think twice, click once – Show us your first shot

* To learn more about how submissions work, visit the Project MCP home page.

May is going to be a big month for Project MCP, not only are we offering five challenges, we are offering you the opportunity to win this awesome prize:

Imagine winning a brand new lens for your d-SLR camera. You will NOT want to miss your opportunity to own the Tamron 17-50mm Lens.  See details below to learn how!

The Prize:

Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 Lens for Nikon or Canon (may be substituted for the 28-75mm in Canon, Nikon or Sony mount if you have a full frame camera)

To Enter:

  • Submit photos for Project MCP. We have 5 themes for May. You can have up to five entries for this contest: one for each theme. After you upload to the Flick Group or our Facebook Wall, add a comment on this post for each photo and link directly to the photo.  That’s all you need to do to enter.

Bonus Entry:

  • Add a Project MCP Banner to your blog or website and get an extra entry.  Leave a bonus comment below saying, “I have your banner here:  ______” (link the site where the banner is located).

*** PLEASE ONLY LEAVE CONTEST ENTRY COMMENTS ON THIS POST. Do not add random comments.  Thank you!

Contest Rules:

Winner will be picked via random drawing on the morning of Saturday, June 2nd and announced on the Project MCP Post on the MCP Blog. Odds are winning are 1/# of entries.  Valid only where permitted by law.

Tamron USA Inc, the sponsor of this contest, is responsible for sales and marketing in the USA only.  If you win and live outside the USA, Tamron will ship to us first and we will then send it to you. Those outside the US are responsible for the shipping costs as well as any duties, taxes, or tariffs.


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  1. May 6, 2012 at 6:02 pm —

    Project MCP, May – Challenge #1, Neighborhood

  2. Mary
    May 5, 2012 at 4:18 pm —

    Project MCP, May – Challenge #1, Neighborhood


  3. Rich Gaskill
    May 4, 2012 at 10:54 pm —

    Challenge #1 – Illustrate the following word in a photo: Neighborhood
    Taken 1 block away from my home. St Francis Xavier Parrish, Missoula MT

    • Rich Gaskill
      May 4, 2012 at 11:10 pm —

      May the Fourth be with me! 😀

  4. Julie
    May 4, 2012 at 5:28 pm —
  5. Julie
    May 4, 2012 at 5:27 pm —

    Project MCP Challenge Challenge #3-Friends

  6. May 4, 2012 at 4:25 pm —
  7. May 4, 2012 at 2:49 pm —

    Project MCP: May Week #1 Neighborhood http://www.flickr.com/photos/38317711@N04/6996710204/in/photostream

    I’m hoping that I’ve followed the steps correctly since the changes from last year. Please let me know if I didn’t get it uploaded into your flickr group correctly as it doesn’t show there right now. Thanks! 🙂

  8. Danielle Luchner
    May 4, 2012 at 1:08 am —
  9. James Charles
    May 3, 2012 at 6:15 pm —
  10. James Charles
    May 3, 2012 at 6:11 pm —
  11. May 3, 2012 at 3:22 am —

    Here’s a link to my photo for Challenge #2 – capture a photo with sun flare. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3387698289061&set=o.25611803273&type=1&theater

  12. May 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm —
  13. May 2, 2012 at 5:19 pm —
  14. April 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm —

    Your button is on my sidebar http://adaywithlilmama.blogspot.com/

  15. Jennifer Novotny
    April 30, 2012 at 8:16 am —

    I think I just took a picture that will fit Challenge #3 – Illustrate the following word in a photo: Friend.


  16. April 30, 2012 at 6:33 am —

    Cannot wait to try this out and see the results of it… so, so creative and inspiring.

  17. Rich Gaskill
    April 28, 2012 at 12:44 pm —

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Project MCP: May Themes + Win a Tamron Lens