HP Printer Contest Offers US$40,000 in Mac Prizes

Our friends at MacMinute noted that HP is holding a contest aimed at creative professionals with a grand prize of US$40,000 in Macs and Mac-oriented products. The contest is designed to promote HPis new professional photo printer, the Designjet 130. First, the most pertinent rules that explain the contest:

Step 1: Preview the HP Designjet 130 printer demo, which will provide access to the HP Designjet 130 printer photo library.

Step 2: Use one of the images you find in the HP Designjet 130 printer photo library (in the HP Designjet 130 printer demo) to create a work that demonstrates power of color from the HP Designjet 130 printer. Use the photo-manipulation or illustrative tools and techniques of your choice, but all work must be original. You may enter individually, or as a team composed of at least one (1) designer/art director and one (1) photographer.

The grand prize package for the contest:

Grand prize package
One (1) winner will be selected on the basis of the criteria described above to receive a Grand Prize package consisting of the following:

  • 15-inch PowerBook G4
  • Power Mac 5 GHZ
  • 20-inch iMac G4
  • iPod Mini
  • Herman Miller office chair
  • Pantone Spyder Pro
  • Adobe Creative Suite Premium Full
  • Mac OS X version 10.3 "Panther"
  • HP Designjet 130
  • HP Designjet 815mfp
  • HP Photosmart 7900 printer
  • HP Photosmart R707 digital camera
  • HP Graphics Media & Supplies kit
  • HP Digital Projector 6100

Approximate retail value of Grand Prize package: $40,000.

The 1st prize for the contest is a US$25,000 package that includes a trip and accommodations to New York City, and your portrait taken by Joel Meyerowitz.

You can find all the rules at HPis Web page for the Designjet 130.