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BEGIN. Photo Contest Winners

BEGIN. Photo Contest Winners

Aug 24, 2012

The BEGIN. photo contest received more than 400 submissions, among which were many beautiful, amazing photos that deserved recognition. But with only three prizes to award, we faced a literally nail-biting task in selecting the winners.

After much difficult deliberation, we are proud to finally announce the Staff Favorite winners and their awesome photos:

Danielle E., Springboro, OH

Godiva, a rescue puppy, ready to begin a new life in her forever home after being adopted.

Huong, Hanoi, Vietnam

Welcome to the world, babe!

Each Staff Favorite photo will earn their owner an exclusive VIP t-shirt and bag from the “My Kind of Christmas” tour.

And the Top Staff Favorite prize goes to…

Vicky P., Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Kids beginning to jump into a river.

The Top Staff Favorite winner will also receive a photograph autographed by David Archuleta.

All winners, please email contest@davidarchuleta.com with your full name, mailing address (including postal code and country), and your phone number (country code + area code + number) so that we can mail over your prize.

To all the fans, thank you for your very enthusiastic participation in the contest and for sharing your inspiring photos of what BEGIN. means to you. Look out for the next contest coming your way!

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  1. canarchaudry /

    Had so much fun looking at all the photos submitted by the fans for this awesome contest!:) Most of all, Congrats to the winners with an inspiring photos that depict what BEGIN. means to them…great choice!:)

  2. Awesome contest, congrats to the winners! I hope you leave the gallery up for a while (maybe put a link in this post?) … love looking at them all, thanks so much, what a great idea!

  3. Heidijoy /

    Congrats! Not only to the winners but to all who participated in the Spirit of BEGIN.

  4. Vicky Panjaitan /

    Thanks Jill! :)

  5. Jill Sutanto /

    congratz for vicky,im so proud.from borneo island indonesia.

  6. heartsong /

    Great choices! And what a difficult decision from so many wonderful pictures submitted. I enjoyed checking them all out as they showed up. :)

  7. lesarchie /

    Congratulation to all. The pictures are beautiful and meaningful. Love.:)

  8. Vicky Panjaitan /

    THANK YOU!!!!! I never expected that I will win this contest, especially fot the Top Favorite. This is mean a world to me, thanks so much to you all guys. God bless you!

  9. DorkAngel-GBW /

    Those are great pictures. Congratulations to the winners! :)

  10. pepper /

    Congrats to the winners of the photo contest! Such great photos, I can see how it would be extremely difficult to choose three. All the submissions were wonderful. Love the winning BEGIN. pics too, great choices!

  11. polisharchiefan /

    Really good choices of photos! Congrats to the winners! :)

  12. TrudyFOD /

    Great choices! It was fun to participate and see winning photos. They definitely represent the word BEGIN. Fun contest and fan involvement.

  13. hoainam94_ArchAngel /

    woaaa, so great, congratulation Huong, Hanoi, Vietnam and other winner. I come from VN,too.

  14. Perfect choices..a picture really is worth a thousand words! WOW:)

  15. NorthCarolinaGirl-Marylee /

    Oh my goodness…what excellent choices! So many great pictures shared in honor of David’s BEGIN album. This was just a WIN/WIN project from the get-go! Thanks to all who participated and to Kari & David’s support team for thinking of the fans as always ♥


  16. colleen1591 /

    Great pics! Great choices! What’s next? #DA2014

  17. jeaniut /

    I loved this contest. There were so many awesome pictures.

  18. congrats to all the winners,,,.. so excited for the next contest.. heheh

  19. Scott_NJ /

    Congrats to the winners!

  20. jennifer1996 /

    Congrats to all the winners!!! The pictures are sooo moving. Good choice admins!! even though my pic wasn’t chosen, its okay I can try on another contest next time. Have a great day/night everyone!! :)

  21. Congrats to the winners!! I love these pics :D

  22. Attwittsend /

    I love these winning photographs! Great choices and congratulations to the winners. I know it wasn’t an easy task with so many wonderful photographs. I really enjoyed looking through all the submissions. Thanks Kari and “staff” and all the incredible Archuphotogs! :D

  23. sweetonda /

    Very nice choices! Love the puppy and all the photos that were submitted. Congratulations to the winners and thanks for such a fun contest. Can’t wait for the next one!

  24. connie-da2014 /

    Congratulations to all the winners. It’s all beautiful photos. Next contest hmmm…. what it will be? Something about “Everybody Hurts” song. Just guessing…

  25. RaquelArchie93 /

    Congrats to all the winners!!!

    Beautiful photos!!

    And thank you so much Kari for this contest! :)

  26. Awh. I love all pictures! We’ve got some talented Archies out there! Congrats to all winners! :)

  27. Wow.. One of the winners is from Indonesia! Congratulation! :D

  28. pabuckie /

    Congratulations to all the winners! It was a fun contest :) Love the pics you chose!

  29. Congrats to all the winners. And Kari thank you for your tireless effort of supporting our artist of choice :)

  30. SandyBeaches /

    Thank you for recognizing the love for precious animals and children. Thank you to the amazing people who give the precious gift of rescuing animals. I had instant tears when I saw the puppy and the fun the children were having.


  31. rusharr /

    Congrats to the winners! Wow next contest! Great! :))

  32. rusharr /

    Awesome choice!! All are fitting! BeGIN.!! hehe woot!