From all of us here at PDN, we’d like to give a huge thank you to our Facebook fans—now 100,000 strong—for your support of our brand and the photography community. Through Facebook, PDN has been able to bring you news and updates on photography. And in return, you’ve provided feedback, questions and some lively commentary that benefit us and all our colleagues in the industry.

To celebrate this milestone and welcome our newest followers, PDN has teamed up with Tamron to give one lucky Facebook fan the chance to win a Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens—a $599 value. This 45mm lens is integrated with Tamron’s Vibration Compensation (VC) technology. PDN’s technology editor Greg Scoblete recently reviewed the lens for our sister publication, Rangefinder magazine. Check out the full review here. Note: the Tamron Lens prize is available to entrants with valid U.S. mailing addresses only.

Five other Facebook fans worldwide will have a shot at winning free full-year print and digital subscriptions to the magazine.

Ready to enter? Simply go to the “Tamron Lens Giveaway” tab on PDN’s Facebook page and fill out the entry form. The giveaway closes on December 19, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST.

Please note the following terms and conditions:

There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter and win, and fans of PDN’s page are under no obligation to enter. You will have complete access to all features of PDN magazine’s page upon liking the page whether you enter the sweepstakes or not. Liking PDN’s Facebook page and signing up for PDNewswire will not increase your chances of winning. No entry fee, payment, or proof of purchase is required to enter the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. You must opt-in for a chance to win. The Tamron Lens sweepstakes is open to entrants with valid US mailing addresses only. Prizes cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash. Once you opt-in, you are automatically registered for a chance to win a Tamron Lens or PDN magazine subscription, valued at $599 and $65, respectively. The sweepstakes drawing will occur on December 19, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Winners are randomly selected through an automated system that applies a unique code to each entrant and is not drawn by name, address or other uniquely identifiable aspect of an entrant. Winners will be responsible for all costs and expenses not specifically included herein. No substitution, cash alternative or assignment of a prize is permitted except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Entrants will receive their own unique referral link that they can share with friends and family and for each person that signs up through their referral link, they will earn one additional entry. By participating, participants release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to persons (including, without limitation, death) or property, arising directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from or in connection with the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in this Sweepstakes, or any Sweepstakes-related activity, including any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties. By entering, participants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Sweepstakes Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. All participants hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal or state courts located in New York, New York. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION. Winners will be notified by private email if they have won. Entrants grant the Sponsor (Emerald Expositions, 31910 Del Obispo, Suite 200, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675) express permission to send entrant emails related to the contest, and share email addresses with third-parties selected by the Sponsor. Once notified, winners are permitted (and encouraged) to announce that they have won. They may post news to their own social media outlets. Winners will have one day (24 hours) after notification to claim their prize(s) via email. For a list of the Sweepstakes winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request to: Winner’s List, Emerald Expositions, 100 Broadway, Floor 14 New York NY 10004 The winners’ names will be sent after the winners have been verified and the prizes have been awarded. Winner list requests must be received by Sponsor by March 14, 2017.


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