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DigitalCameraInfo Fill-in-the-Blank Contest!

Enter our photo contest for your chance to win a Canon 5D Mark III—or one of our weekly prizes!

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June 20th UPDATE: Congratulations to Kate Fix, winner of our Grand Prize drawing! Kate will be receiving a new Canon EOS 5D Mark III with the 24-105mm f/4 kit lens! We'd like to thank everyone for their participation, and hope you'll keep reading DigitalCameraInfo.com for the most thorough camera reviews anywhere. Congrats again Kate!

This May, we want to put your creativity to the test. Each week, we'll post two photos. Your job will be to supply the missing photo. Are you telling a story, solving a puzzle, or creating a unifying theme? That's up to you to decide.

Each week, we'll put our heads together and pick the one photo that we think fills the blank the best. (Or, as TJ insists, the one photo that best completes the triptych.) If we select your photo as the weekly winner, you'll win a stylish ThinkTank bag and one of those nifty Photojojo lens mugs! We might also post some of our other favorites so you can share in our joy!

At the end of the month, we'll gather all the entries together and randomly choose one person to take home the grand prize: a Canon 5D Mark III Every single entry is eligible to win our grand prize!

Congratulations to John Bethea, our week one winner. Check out his winning entry and our 16 honorable mention entries We'll announce the week two and three winners soon!

In the meantime, why not get your smartphones, compact cameras, and SLRs ready and try out our final fill-in-the-blank challenge:

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Good luck and happy shooting!

Kaitlyn, Jeremy, TJ, Chris, and Liam

THE PRIZES

• Each week, we'll pick the one photo that we think best completes the story. Each weekly winner will get a ThinkTank Retrospective 5 shoulder bag and the original Photojojo Nikon lens thermos mug.

• At the end of the month, one lucky winner will be randomly selected from all entries to win a Canon 5D Mark III, with the 24-105mm f/4 kit lens.

HOW TO ENTER

• Take a photo that fills in the blank. Resize that photo to a file size of less than 1MB. You can use a photo you already own or another photo, as long as you aren't violating copyright.

• Fill out the form below, including your email address—we use this email address to contact winners and we won't send you spam, so please use a real address that you'll actually check!

• Upload your photo.

• Hit the Submit button!

• Keep coming back every day to submit a new photo or just see some of the best entries. You can enter once per day if you want to increase your odds of winning that Mark III!

Note: All entries over 1MB and multiple daily entries from the same IP address will be disqualified.

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%{font-size:8pt}**1.** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.%

%{font-size:8pt}**2. Eligibility.** Subject to the additional restrictions below, the DigitalCameraInfo Fill-in-the-Blank Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of USA TODAY (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.%

%{font-size:8pt}**3. How To Enter.** The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on May 3, 2012 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on May 31, 2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).%

%{font-size:8pt}_Internet Entry:_ Enter by visiting the DigitalCameraInfo Fill-in-the-Blank Giveaway official registration page on the DigitalCameraInfo website (https://www.reviewed.com/cameras) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry. Upload your photo, fill out the form, and submit your entry by clicking on the “Submit” button. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules. Maximum of one (1) MB file size for the image. Maximum one (1) entry per person per day. Each day begins at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) and ends at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.). All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned.%

%{font-size:8pt}**4. Winner Selection.** One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received to be held on or about June 1, 2012. Four (4) First Prize Winners—one each week—will be selected by the editorial staff of DigitalCameraInfo.com. All winner selection shall be at the discretion of the staff of DigitalCameraInfo.com.%

%{font-size:8pt}**5. Prizes and Odds.** Grand Prize: One (1) Canon EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens (ARV: $4299.00). Four (4) First Prizes, each consisting of: One (1) ThinkTank Retrospective 5 shoulder bag, and one (1) Photojojo original Nikon lens thermos mug (ARV: $167.50). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.%

%{font-size:8pt}**6. Winner Notification and Acceptance.** Weekly First Prize winners will be notified on or about May 11, May 18, May 25, and June 1, 2012. The Grand Prize winner will be notified on or about June 7, 2012. All winners will be contacted at the email address associated with the winner's contest submission. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed by Sponsor. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.%

%{font-size:8pt}**7. Participation.** By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries (either photos or ballots), poor quality photos, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.%

%{font-size:8pt}**8. Construction.** The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.%

%{font-size:8pt}**9. Sponsor.** The DigitalCameraInfo Fill-in-the-Blank Giveaway is sponsored by USA TODAY. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after June 30, 2012) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit DigitalCameraInfo.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), DigitalCameraInfo Fill-in-the-Blank Giveaway, 411A Highland Ave., P.O. Box 308, Somerville, MA 02144. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact info@reviewed.com.%