Black Friday Giveaway! Yay!

Update: This giveaway is now over. The winners were randomly selected and posted here.

Hope you all had a good Thanksgiving (for those of you in the US). Today’s black friday, and we’ve decide to do a giveaway with some neat prizes! Here they are:

1 x Trade Secret Card pack


Trade Secret Cards feature photographs by top professional photographs on the front side, and a description and diagram of how the photograph was taken on the back side.

One winner will receive both the Chase Jarvis and Strobist card sets with cases, worth $45.90. It will be shipped to you free of charge regardless of where you live in the world.

3 x The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography


This is the ebook that was just released by Digital Photography School. The main 78 pages teach you all the secrets of portraiture, while the remaining bonus 17 pages feature interviews with great portrait photographers. The book costs $19.95, but is currently discounted to $14.95 if you order before December 1st, 2009.

Easy as Pumpkin Pie

This giveaway will have 4 different winners selected randomly using All you have to do to enter this contest is to answer the following question:

What are you most thankful for?

There are two super easy ways to send your answer to us. Feel free to use both methods for two entries in the contest!

  1. Post your answer as a comment on this post
  2. Tweet your response on Twitter, and include the following link to this post anywhere in the tweet:

    As long as the link appears anywhere in the tweet, our elves will find it and you will be entered in this giveaway.

The deadline for this giveaway is in two days, on Sunday, November 29th, 2009. We’ll be announcing the 4 winners in a post on Sunday evening.

Good luck, and happy black friday!

  • scotterwin

    I'm am thankful for my family that has to put up with me since it's hard for me to do a lot of things since I had broken my back three years ago. I am also thankful that I am still able to walk and carry on a near normal as could be expected. am I'm not normally this serious about things, but this is what i need to give thanks to.

  • scotterwin

    I am thankful for my friends and family that have help me through a really rough time in my life and there support to keep me moving to a better outcome from a tragic situation.

  • Daniel

    I am thankful for my family who left their home country to give me and my brother a better opportunity.

  • photoportunity

    my family

  • Robin from Israel

    I'm most thankful for my warm, loving and healthy family. Without that, none of the rest would matter.

  • ❀Darice de Cuba❀

    I'm thankful for the great iPhone photo apps that let me take great photos everywhere, anytime.

  • EmigrantMtChris

    I'm thankful for a wife who puts up with me spending more than I should on photo gear, and who doesn't complain too much about the stack of equipment in our closet.

  • joakimbergquist

    I have to say health and well beeing

  • dahak_z

    I am most thankfull for my body working at normal parameters.

  • Msingers

    I'm thankful for having a great family and all the great people I met last year in the US.

  • photojunkyva

    The Tamron 18-270 mm zoom lens

  • stevenstone

    I am thankful that my wife is not hospitalized during this pregnancy.

  • marc

    I'm thankful for film cameras!

  • HalfDoctor

    I'm thankful for the sight of beauty, sound of music, smell of fragrance, taste of delight and the touch of ecstasy.

  • heatherp1982

    I'm thankful for my camera and family and friends who support my love for photography.

  • mamemimo

    I'm thankful for my hobbies: music and photography and the great people I meet through both.

  • Bergur

    I'm most thankful for Christ's love and my beautiful wife.

    Also, I'm quite thankful that I am going to win this contest. Thanks, Petapixel!

  • Bounthavy Janetvilay

    I'm thankful for being able to pay for all my hobbies and the bills. Of course my supportive family as well.

  • Neal Katz

    I'm most thankful for my beautiful wife and two amazing kids who are – seriously! – among the most charming people I've ever known. Not terribly original, I know, but they keep me happy and sane even in the midst of my ongoing employment woes.

  • HedgeMage

    I'm most Thankful for my son, who keeps me looking at the world with new eyes.

  • bigscrapkitty

    I am thankful for so many things, but not least for smart people who work hard to write interesting blogs for me to read! :)

  • Brian Turner

    I am thankful for how helpful my friends are.

  • paularstern

    I'm thankful for every day I don't get a call saying my soldier son has been injured.

  • paularstern

    I'm thankful for today – a day my children are happy and healthy; a day in which I love my husband and he loves me; a day where I have work and friends and community and country.

  • Ameet Shah

    I'm thankful for my family and having the opportunity to spend time with them in India over the holidays.

  • Neil Lall

    i'm thankful for getting a few days off to spend with family

  • esme2012

    I'm thankful that we have so many technology options to stay in touch with friends and family on days like this.

  • Ken

    I'm most thankful for a loving family and wonderful friends. Everything else is just icing on the cake.

  • Ahh! Photography

    I'm thankful for a supportive wife, great kids, and the mentoring of seasoned professionals dedicated to furthering the craft of Photography.

  • molachai

    i am most thankful for my friends, family and that photography found me.

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  • molachai

    i am most thankful for my friends, family and that photography found me.

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