Saturday, July 24, 2010

Domino's Pizza "Show Us Your Pizza" Contest {$20 Gift Certificate Giveaway}

{This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to those who entered!}

How often do you see food commercials on television that make your mouth water and your stomach rumble? For me, there are definitely times that I see a perfect bowl of pasta or a gleaming sandwich and the ad works - I find myself wanting to give the meal a try.

But... how disappointing is it when you get the actual plate in front of you and the real thing just doesn't compare? Well, that's all thanks to food stylists. The same way that a photograph of a model might be retouched or a musician's tracks may be pieced together to make the best song is what happens to food. From the bright lights to the perfectly aligned edging to the tweaking of every detail, it's all part of the master plan to get you hungry.

Thankfully, Domino's Pizza has decided that all consumers really need is the truth. Sure, they could advertise with pictures like this:

But do they really need to? Domino's is so sure that their pizza doesn't need all the "extras" that those food stylists usually do because it's good enough all on its own. So, from now on, all of their national advertising with feature authentic Domino's pizzas. No fancy touch-ups or food artistry, just good ol' pizza. In fact, they're not even using professional photographers anymore.

Instead, Domino's wants their pizza's pictures taken by none other than YOU. Because really, don't these look just as good?

Taken by regular people from all over the country, these six pizza photographs are just a few of many taking part in the Show Us Your Pizza contest currently being run by Domino's. Ending July 26th (hurry!), they are inviting consumers to submit their best natural Domino's food photography for a chance to win one of four $500 prizes. All you have to do is pull out your camera, take a picture of your pizza and upload or email it to their site and then sit back and enjoy!

For more information on Domino's "photo promise" prohibiting any artificial manipulation of their products during shooting as well as the rules for the Show Us Your Pizza contest, visit Domino's website. Plus, thanks to their generosity, one person might just be in the mood to take a photo of their tasty dinner, because...

One lucky person will win a $20 gift certificate to Domino's Pizza!

To enter to win: Tell me your favorite pizza features. Thin or thick crust? Toppings? Extra cheese? I want to hear what your ideal pizza would be!

Extra Entries (available after the mandatory entry above is completed; please leave a separate comment for each entry in order for them to be counted).

1 Extra Entry (per method) if you follow Domino's Pizza on Twitter and/or Like them on Facebook. 1 more Extra Entry if you leave this message on their wall: Yum! I just entered to win a $20 Domino's gift certificate at Thanks, Mail Carrier: http://bit.ly/bZLEnH
1 Extra Entry (per giveaway entered) - Enter any (or all) of the giveaways running on Thanks, Mail Carrier for the duration of this giveaway.
1 Extra Entry if you follow me on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway by copying and pasting the tweet below and leaving me the link. Tweet daily for an extra entry every day!

Yum, pizza! I want to WIN a $20 Domino's Pizza gift card and dinner is served! @thxmailcarrier http://bit.ly/bZLEnH #win #giveaway

2 Extra Entries (per follow method) if you follow me publicly with Google Friend Connect, subscribe to my RSS feed, subscribe to Thanks, Mail Carrier by email or become a fan on Facebook.
3 Extra Entries if you put my cute button up on your blog. Please leave an address where it can be found.
3 Extra Entries if you blog about this giveaway linking back to Thanks, Mail Carrier and Show Us Your Pizza. Please leave an address where it can be found.

Giveaway will end on August 12th at 11:59pm CST. Do me the favor of leaving an email address or making absolutely sure it is visible in your profile, I have to have a way to contact the winner. The winner will be chosen by random.org and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to contact me or respond to notification or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.

A big thank you to Domino's Pizza for providing a $20 gift certificate for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.

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Jennifer said...

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Kim (Randominities) said...

Thin crust, pepperoni and cheese. I'm easy to please. :)

Deborah Wellenstein said...

I like a very thin and crispy crust. I love mushrooms, green pepper, onions, sausage, mozzarella and cheddar cheese, black olives and mushrooms!

Kim (Randominities) said...

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madpay said...

sounds delish

Unknown said...

thick crust with pepperoni and green olives
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Unknown said...

As a former NY'er, I have to say it's hard to find a decent pizza but mostly we get thin, cheese

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Breanne said...

My favorite type of pizza is hand tossed pepperoni

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Amy delong said...

I like the thin with extra cheese,light sauce and black olives
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Unknown said...

I like pepperoni, pineapple and green bell peppers on a thin crust. trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

Erica C. said...

I love thin crust, light on the sauce, and green peppers!

Unknown said...

I love thin crust with extra cheese, bacon, and green olives!

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Valancia said...

Thick crust- pepperoni mushroom olives and onions, yum!!

Deb said...

We like their new crust with meatballs and extra cheese.

Jennifer said...

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Deb S. said...

My favorite is thin crust.

Unknown said...

My favorites are thin crust, pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, onions and extra cheese. garrettsambo@aol.com

susan1215 said...

regular crust with sausage and onion

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Roxann said...

I like thick crust. Italian sausage, mushrooms and extra sauce.

Roxann said...

I follow Domino's on Twitter. ladyt64

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Mare/TommyGirl said...

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susansmoaks said...

i love veggie pizza on thin crust
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Edyta said...

I love thin crust with chicken, spinach, and artichokes.
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tina reynolds said...

thick crust, extra cheese, pineapple and sausage thanks for the chance eaglesforjack@gmail.com

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Chris said...

I like hand tossed pizza with banana peppers, ham and bacon. Yum!
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Thanks for the great contest!
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amanda said...

my favorite pizza is hand tossed garlic parm sauce cheese and pepperoni yum!!!!
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Julia said...

I like the thin crust pizza with lots of veggies!

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barblong said...

I love a thin crust pizza with mushrooms and spinach.

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barblong said...

I love a thin crust pizza with mushrooms and spinach.

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Jinxy and Me said...

I like hand tossed with lots of veggies!

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CherylS22 said...

I love a hand-tossed pizza crust with cheese & pepperoni. Thanks for the giveaway!
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Brian E. said...

Thanks for the giveaway...my ideal Domino's Pizza consists of extra cheese, onions, green peppers, and extra sauce on the original style crust...sometimes jalapeno peppers too.

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