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Win £15, 15€ or $20 worth of Proporta Gift Vouchers

What’s the worst Christmas present you’ve been given this year? Let us know and you could win one of five Proporta gift vouchers worth £15, 15€ or $20 for the most miserable, miserly or mean gifts received. With our fab vouchers you could then buy yourself an iPhone 4S case, Samsung Galaxy protective case, or even a Kindle cover.

And now the boring stuff: In order to be in with a chance of winning one of five Proporta gift vouchers worth either £15, 15€ or $20 you need to be a fan or follower of us on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ and let us know what the worst Christmas gift you’ve received this year is. This competition will run from 23/12/11 to 04/01/12. The winners will be announced and notified on 05/01/12. Only one gift voucher will be given per winner for a denomination of either £15, 15€ or $20. Please note that the gift voucher can only be used for one transaction only. Judges decision is final. No cash alternatives.

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Adorama iPhone Photo Competition

Adorama, one of New York’s oldest and largest camera retailers have surprised even themselves with the popularity of their iPhone photo competition. Within 2 weeks of announcing the competition – for images captured on the iPhone and edited only with iPhone apps – they’ve had over 5,000 submissions, from as far away as Japan.

With 3 more weeks to go, it seems likely that the competition is only going to get more popular, with images like the one shown here flooding in from around the globe. Winners will be announced at the end of February, and prizes range from $1000 to $50 in gift vouchers and photographic equipment. Judges include the intriguingly named Boomer and Carton (below), so we doubt it will be the most ferocious of competitions, but nonetheless it’s a nice idea. With all the cameraphones out there in the world it’s no surprise that people will start to value it as a format in its own right, and the depth of response shows that there’s lots of amateur phone snappers out there. That this one only allows iPhone entries is perhaps another sign of Apple’s drive to take over the world, but if you’re already an iPhone convert we doubt that bothers you – so if you fancy entering, why not click here?