and seen an incredible growth in the quality of animal photography. We felt it was time to take these contests to the next level, and really give photographers and pet lovers alike a venue to 'shoot for the stars'.
(PRWEB) September 18, 2008
Outstanding Dog Photo '08 (ODP '08), a worldwide photography contest for dogs and the people who love them launched this week sponsored by PamperedPuppy.com. Deadline for submissions is November 15. Winners will be announced December 1, 2008.
Contest web site: http://www.pamperedpuppy.com/odp
ODP '08 features over $4000 in prizes:
- Grand Prize: $250 and a 16x20 gallery-wrapped canvas print of your winning photo
- 5 Category prizes of $150 each
- 20 Honorable mentions receive grooming and dog toy kits
The photo contest encourages owners and dog lovers alike to get out there and play with their pets, immortalizing them forever in a prize-winning photo. "We've received over 50,000 photo submissions during our past four years' worth of photo contests," said Angie McKaig, CEO of PamperedPuppy.com. "and seen an incredible growth in the quality of animal photography. We felt it was time to take these contests to the next level, and really give photographers and pet lovers alike a venue to 'shoot for the stars'."
Winning entries will be judged by a panel of five professional pet photographers:
Sharon Montrose, Erin Vey, Mark Asher, Grace Chon, and Ixiana Hernandez.
ODP '08 is sponsored by PamperedPuppy.com, as well as these fine pet industry members: Funny Fur, FouFou Dog, Fun Dog Fred, A Pet's World, Furry Friends Web Design, Wooflink, Room Candy and Happy Tails Canine Spa.
PamperedPuppy.com is both a shopping portal and online magazine devoted to luxury lifestyles for dogs. Founded in 2002, it is tightly focused on designer products, luxury services and hipster trends for upscale pets and the people who love to spoil them. For more information or to purchase, please visit http://www.pamperedpuppy.com.
Angie McKaig, CEO