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Submit your photo to the BBA Directory Cover Contest!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018  
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As you know, the BBA will publish a color pictorial directory for BBA members in late Spring of 2018.  Thank you for coming to the Bar Center to have your photo made.  When you see the directory, you will pleased that you took the time to be included.

We need a cover for the directory and we want to get the membership involved!  So we are having a photo contest to select the photograph that best represents our Bar.   We encourage you to submit as many entries as you like, but we have just 7 simple rules, which are set forth below.  Please review these rules carefully because we may not be able to consider your photos if they don't fit the specifications. 


The Rules

1. Email your submissions to  You may submit multiple photos, but please submit only one (1) photo per email.

2. Submissions are due by February 14, 2018.  We apologize that we cannot accept submissions after that date.

3. Photos must be in JPEG format.  They must be 300 dpi or larger.  They should be no larger than 2MB.

4. Photos must have been taken by you and you must have full authority to be able to assign copyright permissions and other rights to the Birmingham Bar Association if requested.  By submitting photos you are granting the Birmingham Bar Association permission to select one or more photos for use in connection with the 2018 Pictorial Directory and you are also giving the Bar permission to use all photos you submit on our website, in promotional materials, on social media and in other communications.  You are also granting the Birmingham Bar Association a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free right and license to use, publish, reproduce, display, adapt, create derivative works, distribute, have distributed, and print your photos in whole or in part, in any form, in all media forms now or hereafter known.

5. You must provide your full name with your photos. 

6. Basic editing of photos is acceptable, but any such editing must not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the photos.

7. Photos that portray or otherwise include inappropriate and/or offensive content are strictly prohibited and will be immediately discarded.


The Judging

1. The Birmingham Bar Association will appoint judges - who will be members of Bar.  The judging panel will be anonymous.

2. The judging panel has full discretion to determine the winning photograph for the 2018 Pictorial Directory Cover.  The winner will be announced on the website and in an email to the Membership.  The winning member will be given credit for the photograph in the 2018 Pictorial Directory. 

3. The decision of the Birmingham Bar Association's judging panel will be final and binding in all respect.

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