All About Texas Christmas Lights Photo Contest - State Wide - Free Entry and Great Prizes for Most Unforgettable Christmas Lights Photos

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Share your Texas Christmas Lights Photos and Win Prizes. The first prize holiday photo taken in Texas this wins an iPad2, plus $1000 in gift cards. Take a creative snapshot that contains festive lights and submit to the "All About Texas Christmas Lights Photo Contest" website. Two Austin-based companies: Precision Camera & Video--known as the source in central Texas for all things photographic, and Mozart's Coffee Roasters--known for their over-the-top annual Christmas lights display have teamed up this year to get Texans excited about Christmas lights. Children, amateurs, and professionals are all invited to enter the free All About Texas Christmas Lights Photo Contest. First prize includes an iPad2, and two $500 gift cards, one from each of the contest sponsors, Precision Camera & Video and Mozartʼs Coffee Roasters.

State-Wide Contest - All Ages Welcome

All About Texas Christmas Lights Photo Contest!

The idea behind the contest isn’t just to give away great prizes, the idea is to encourage community and creativity while sharing the joy of the season as experienced in Texas.

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The Idea Behind the Photo Contest
“The idea behind the contest isn’t just to give away great prizes, the idea is to encourage community and creativity while sharing the joy of the season as experienced in Texas,” says Katrine Formby, co-owner of Mozart’s and the force behind the Deck of Lights festive atmosphere. 

Sharing Via Social Media
Precision Camera and Mozart’s want to emphasize that this contest is state-wide. They decided to incorporate Google’s photo sharing site, Picasa Web, so that the submitted Christmas light images can be viewed not only by everyone in Texas, but by anyone in the world with internet access. http://

Contest Details
1. Each photo must have Christmas lights in it.
2. Each photo must be taken somewhere in Texas.
3. Each photo must be taken this holiday season.
More details (including how to submit) can be found at Photos will be judged on “Most Unforgettable Photo that has Christmas Lights in it.” 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and ten honorable mentions will be decided by a panel of VIP Austinite judges.

7 p.m. December 20th - Winners Announced On Mozart's Deck of Lights
Winning photos (contestants do not have to be present to win) will be displayed on a huge outdoor screen at the announcement party on Mozartʼs deck, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd., Dec 20th at 7:00 p.m. Listen to Christmas carols and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate or drip coffee throughout the party. Even Santa Claus will be making an appearance from 7:00 pm. - 9:00 p.m!

Submissions Will Be Publicly Streamed Via the Internet on Giant Flat Screen TVs at Both Precision Camera & Mozarts Coffee
Submitted photos will be visible on the flat screen monitors at both Precision Camera and Mozart's. Each photo will display the photographer's name, title of image, and location. Visit either Precision Camera or Mozart's to see your submission on the big screen.

About Precision Camera and Video
Precision Camera is a preeminent and trusted source for all things photography and video throughout central Texas. Visit their website for details:

About Mozart's Coffee Roasters
Mozart’s, an Austin institution, has been a favorite destination on Lake Austin that has been serving coffee, hot chocolate, and bakery items for over 18 years. They also happy to be known for their love of Christmas lights. During the holidays their Lake Austin deck is transformed into an amazing Deck of Lights for all to enjoy.


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Katrine Formby (co-owner of Mozart's Coffee)
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