$500 monthly drawing: Just purchase from B&H Photo via an Imaging Resource link to enter!

by Dave Etchells

posted Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 6:59 PM EDT


As you're probably aware, Imaging Resource supports itself with the ads you see above and to the right of this story. Those are very important for us, but you can support our effort more directly by using the purchase links for our retail partners (B&H Photo, Amazon, and Adorama) on our site.

It doesn't cost you a penny extra, but buying through these links helps us continue to publish our objective camera reviews.

Unique Drawing

You've probably noticed that the pricing is often the same on many products for all three affiliates. So, if the prices are similar, why should you buy from any particular retail partner?

Our friends at B&H came up with a clever idea, available exclusively to Imaging Resource readers: If you buy from B&H using one of our links, they'll automatically enter you in a monthly drawing for a $500 gift card! Rather than entering a drawing with millions of people, you'll be competing with just a couple thousand other photographers.

There's really no downside: You'll get the same product at a very competitive price from a reseller with a great reputation for customer service. BUT you'll also get a chance at $500 credit towards your gear collection!


  • Click on any B&H link from our site.

  • Make your purchase on that visit. (Returning to purchase a couple weeks after clicking to B&H won't work.) 

  • You'll automatically be entered in that month's drawing!

This is a B&H promotion; all we're doing is encouraging you to use our purchase links. But we're thrilled that B&H is offering this great promo exclusively to our readers! 


When you use our links to buy from our retail partners, it makes a huge difference! If we've helped you make your gear decision, would you consider helping us back, by buying through one of our links? We'd really appreciate it, and who knows? If you choose to buy through B&H, maybe you'll end up with another $500 to buy more gear with!

Fine Print


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H IMAGING RESOURCE SWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”) is void where prohibited by law and is co-sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (“B&H”), and Imaging Resources, operating a website at imaging-resource.com (the “Website”) (collectively “Sponsors”).

Entry Period/Methods of Entry/Odds. The Sweepstakes will run from April 1, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. through December 31, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either of the following methods:  Method (a): complete a purchase from B&H through the dedicated link on the Website; or, Method (b): Mail a postcard containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H Imaging Resource Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an “Entry”).  Entries posted or received outside the Entry Period are void. B&H is not responsible for late, incomplete, or misdirected Entries. Only one entry per person is allowed. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection/Prizes/ Winner Selection/Prizes. During the Entry Period, B&H will randomly select a monthly prize winner from all eligible entries. Such drawings will take place on or about the first of every month, and will be selected from all eligible entries from the preceding month. Each winner will receive a B&H gift card pre-valued at five-hundred dollars ($500.00). No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Affiliate Marketing Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner will be notified and receive their prize to the e-mail address associated with their purchase or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Entrants will be identified via the e-mail address provided with an entry. An e-mail account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. Any issues regarding the identity of a winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If a winner is unable to be located following reasonable requests, an alternate winner will be selected. B&H shall not be responsible for failed attempts to notify any winner and no responsibility is assumed by B&H for any correspondence returned as undeliverable or any other problems associated with attempt(s) to notify a winner. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entrant Agreements. By entering the Sweepstakes entrants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H Imaging Resource Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Entrants release, discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors and their authorized agents and representatives from and against any liability for any damages, injury or losses, to any person (including death), or property, of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in any contest-related activity or participation in the Sweepstakes.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsors are not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsors will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy viewable at http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/HelpCenter/PrivacySecurity.jsp. Sponsors may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: The B&H Imaging Resource Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.