January 1, 2018

2018 Wedding Giveaway!

Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s already time for the 2018 wedding giveaway! Not only that, but this is the FIFTH year in a row! I am teaming up with two other wedding vendors this year and we’re giving away $1,500 worth of services and products! Suffice it to say, I cannot WAIT to start reading this year’s entries! Please make sure you read ALL of the fine print and instructions carefully!



–> A $1,000 gift certificate to use towards wedding services with Kel Ward Photography!

–> A bridal bouquet and boutonniere from Morning Glories Floral!

–> A $250 gift certificate to Blue Bonsai Printing, a concierge wedding stationary service!

Please be sure to read all of the information carefully, before submitting your entry, as incomplete
entries may be excluded from consideration! I cannot stress this enough!!


1. Deadline for entry is January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm.

2. Winning couple will be announced on February 5, 2018.

3. All participants will be contacted with results of the contest, prior to the public announcement.

4. Wedding must be held between 2/13/18 and 12/31/18.

5. If you are already booked with me, you may use the gift certificate towards your remaining balance and/or products.

6. Travel expenses may apply to weddings further than 60 miles from Salem, Oregon.

7. Kel Ward Photography must be the exclusive photographer at your wedding.

8. You must have a confirmed wedding date to be eligible.

9. Winning couple will be chosen by a panel of judges, which includes wedding professionals.

10. If you entered one of my previous wedding giveaways, you my only enter this year’s giveaway IF you did not receive any prize(s) from the previous entry.

11. If you do not get a confirmation email back within a few days, please inquire, as I may not have received it.

12. Photography gift certificate may only be used towards wedding photography services or related products (not towards super 8 movies or portrait sessions).

13. Gift certificates and prizes are not redeemable for cash.

14. All prizes expire on 12/31/18.

15. Gift Certificates and prizes may not be combined with any other discounts.

16. Please inquire for wedding photography pricing, if you are unsure of my rates!

17. All entries are subject to availability (i.e., I have some blackout dates).

18. Elopements, vow renewals, and receptions only (for those who have already eloped) are all eligible to win.

19. LGBTQIA++ couples are (strongly) encouraged to enter.

20. Floral value must not exceed $250 (if amount is over, winner may pay the difference).


Please email the information below to kelwardphotography@gmail.com.
Please include both the questions -and- the answers in your email .

1. What are your names?

2. What event are you planning (wedding, elopement, vow renewal, etc.)?

3. What is the date of your wedding or event? Is this flexible at all (i.e. if we would like to choose you as the winner, but your event is on one of the blackout dates)?

4. Where is your event being held? Why did you choose this venue?

5. How did the two of you you meet?

6. How did you get engaged? If you’re already married, please tell me about your wedding.

7. What do you have envisioned for your wedding or event (colors, style, mood, flowers, etc.)?

8. Is there anything about your wedding or event that is unique?

9. Is there anything that makes you, as a couple, unique?

10. Are you already booked with Kel Ward Photography for your 2018 wedding?

11. Have you ever been photographed by Kel Ward Photography? (If so, explain.)

12. Why do you think you should you win this giveaway?

13. How did you hear about this giveaway?

14. Please send a photo of the two of you (cell phone selfie is fine).

Make sure to check out each vendor, to make sure you love our work before entering!




If you have ANY questions, please email me at kelwardphotography@gmail.com.

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