We are going to continue our annual calendar program for 2015. You now need to be sending in your photos. You have until October 15, 2014 to qualify for the 2015 Talladega Spoiler Registry Team Member Calendar. Previously this year we said the photos had to include vintage backgrounds or include people in vintage (1969-1974) clothing or a vintage race car setting. We will continue to give preference to such photos but will open the competition up to any quality photo of a Registry eligible car. These include:
- 1969 Ford Talladega
- 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II
- 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler
- 1969 Mercury Cyclone Pre-Spoiler or Color Code car
- 1969 Ford Torino Richard Petty Special
- 1968 Mercury Cyclone GT500
- Any Ford/Mercury prototype between 1968-1970
Based on comments from the 2014 Calendar we will likely include at least one page with multiple cars. We also learned that you wanted to see more than just shiny show cars. Team Members also said they wanted to see barn/field finds and project cars as well as the show cars. We will accept anything from full on 100 point show cars to rusted out abandoned field cars.
This is an opportunity for everyone to get YOUR car on the calendar. We are looking for high quality and high resolution photos. We reserve the right to select and edit any photo submitted. We have received some great photos of cars for the Registry but most of them are low resolution and will not work for a full page on the calendar. If you want your car photo to be considered for a full page feature you need to send us the image in a JPG file format; high resolution and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can send as many photos as you want but please do not submit more than 3 high resolution photos in any one email. If you do there is a good chance we will not get them. If you have a good photo but you don’t have a high resolution image send it along anyway, we may be able to include it on one of the pages with smaller images of multiple cars.
In general, no open hoods, trunks or doors; details are ok but if you do the engine make sure it is a great show piece. As for field and barn finds, the more rustic and the rougher they are the better. We would love to have some junk yard photos! If it is a project car, show us something that is really interesting or reveals the uniqueness of the body; like the fender seams on the Talladega and Spoiler II. Include photos of you or family members working on the car.
This is a chance for your car to be a star and appear on a calendar.
You have until October 15th to get them to us.
If you are taking new photos for submission just follow some good basic rules in taking your pictures. Here are a couple of sites you may want to check out:
If you have any questions please feel free to send me an email. I have included two pages from last year’s calendar plus one additional example.