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Butiki Teas Picture Contest-Photos Now Up on our site!!!

We are in the process of thinking about how to restructure our website. While contemplating our website, we thought about how we would like to convey that we appreciate our customers as real people and are dedicated to our customers. We decided that we would like to add a community page. We are looking for some creative photos to post that include our tea or teaware. We would like to have a variety of photos. The photos must include either our tea or one of our teaware pieces. You can submit as many photos as you like. Receive a discount of $5.00 off your next order of $10.00 or more (not to be combined with other special offers) for submitting a photo. Contest ends April 4th! On the 5th of April we will raffle off 1 prize worth $60 in free tea of your choice with free shipping (worldwide) to one lucky winner that’s picture made it up to our website. Also, if you post the photo to your Facebook and tag us in the picture, you get 1 additional entry.

We would like a variety of photos, some ideas include: tea & people (we definitely want some people photos), tea with pets, funny tea pics, artistic tea shots, tea & ceremony, tea in front of famous locations, abstract tea shots, tea mosaic, etc. We love variety. Creative, fun, serious, cultural, funny, artistic, cute, beautiful, we love it all. You must have the rights to any photos you send us. We reserve the right to post anything you send us for this contest and use it in marketing material.

With the pictures, please include:
1. Name-How you would want to have it posted on a website. This could be just your first name, your initials, your first name and last initial or your full name.
2.Location-As general or specific as you want to be but we will not post full addresses.
3. The name of our tea or teaware in the photo-Especially if it is abstract or in liquid form. These pictures still must be of our tea.
4. Your favorite tea of ours & why- This could be a very brief few words or a couple sentences.
5. Anything else you would like to add about yourself our teas, service, etc. (optional)

Please email photos to [email protected] and use the subject line “photo contest”. We will look at these in batches and make take a few days before getting back to you.

Here are some examples of pictures that we have come across that we love:
Cute!: http://oolongowl.wordpress.com/2013/01/14/dragon-feelers-by-butiki-teas-tea-review/
Gorgeous: http://www.daisychubb.com/review-cantaloupe-cream-by-butiki-teas/
Beautiful: https://twitter.com/RachelKCarter/status/305806012651298817/photo/1
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UPDATE:

We heard some concern from a customer about how high of quality the photos need to be. So, we wanted to mention that these pics don’t need to look professional. Nearly all pictures will be accepted provided that they are appropriate.

If you would prefer to use another medium, we can also accept video, recipes, poems, or something along those lines that include our tea. We would love to see a video. If you mention our brand name, it is pronounced boo-ti-key. Boo as in what a ghost would say. Ti as in ‘tip’. Key as in what I can never find when I’m in a rush to leave the house.

Here’s a link to the official contest info (there are a few photo examples of photos that have already been accepted): http://www.butikiteas.com/Contest.html

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Yay! So deadline is March 22?

The deadline for sending in pictures that qualify for the raffle is the 22nd. We will be accepting pictures after that, but we are closing submissions that are eligible for the raffle prize and will probably be announcing the winner the following day.

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Sil select said

YAY!!!!

When I was writing this, I actually had your gaiwan picture in mind as a great example but didn’t want to link to your facebook page.

Sil select said

haha i was going to tease you about not posting my picture lol

Your picture is awesome! I seriously wanted to steal it as a product picture because it is so much better than our picture. I didn’t want cross any boundaries and post any links to pages with people’s full names. There were a few other people’s pics I would have liked to post too but didn’t want to cause a problem.

Sil select said

awe…i’m glad you like it. I think it’s all the turtle ;)

Well mostly turtle, but also the lighting, texture, plant, and how fantastic the gaiwan looks.

Sil select said

Sent it in, so that even if you don’t add it to the site, you have a copy for yourself :) I’m hoping i’ll get some time to take some other shots of the teas i have of yours..i have a plan for at least one more picture….heh

Thanks for entering! Sweet, would love to see what else you come up with! :)

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Azzrian said

Done thanks! :)

Yay! :) Great picture. We will most certainly be adding that to our website.

Azzrian said

Thank you! :)

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heheh, challenge accepted!

I’m guessing photoshop use is okay?

I wish my bunny was more cooperative for photos. I tried a few times and he just knocks over the bags of tea and runs off.

Sweet, can’t wait to see what you submit. Photoshop is absolutely fine and even encouraged. I love your Potato Pancake, Watermelon Xylophone & Dragon Feeler pics! They are so creative.

Your bunny is so adorable. Too bad he does not cooperate. He sounds like my chinchilla. Every time I try to take a picture of him doing something cute, he hides. I really wanted a picture of him dragging my puerh off.

Photoshop? You’re speaking my language now ;)

Sweet! Just as long as you are using your material, then feel free to photoshop away. Though it would be cool to see our tea photoshoped into some movies or memes just not very legal.

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Uniquity said

I think this is ‘way cool’ (in 90s speak :D). Can’t wait to see what everyone has managed to capture!

Glad you think this is “way cool”. :) I’m excited to see what people come up with.

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Hmm I will definitely have to try and take a good photo of the new gaiwan I just got from you… :-)

Nice! :)

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momo said

sounds like next Friday or Saturday morning I need to have beach Butiki tea.

Oooh, can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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Lol, I tried doing some photos with my bunny.
Not gonna be an entry, more of a blooper pic:
http://oolongowl.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/benson-with-three-friends.jpg
After moving the tin around, not staying still, the little bugger sat on the tea tin!

Lala said

Ha ha. So Cute!! Its like the easter bunny leaving tea instead of chocolate eggs.

Awwww, Benson is adorable! :)

Sil select said

I love this pic haha

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Dang now I wish I already had some Butiki teaware!

Sil select said

you have butiki teas though… :)

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Wanted to add a few things:

We heard some concern from a customer about how high of quality the photos need to be. So, we wanted to mention that these pics don’t need to look professional. Nearly all pictures will be accepted provided that they are appropriate.

If you would prefer to use another medium, we can also accept video, recipes, poems, or something along those lines that include our tea. We would love to see a video. If you mention our brand name, it is pronounced boo-ti-key. Boo as in what a ghost would say. Ti as in ‘tip’. Key as in what I can never find when I’m in a rush to leave the house.

Here’s a link to the official contest info (there are a few photo examples of photos that have already been accepted): http://www.butikiteas.com/Contest.html

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