Enter the Paradise Lost Photo Contest to win up to L$ 20,000 in cash prizes

To celebrate the premiere of Paradise Lost – The Movie, I am pleased to announce “The Scenes From Paradise Lost Photo Contest”! I’m offering a total of 13 prizes valued at 20,000 Lindens and 10,000 Lindens in media services to the very best entries.


In partnership with Windlight Magazine, I’m offering a total of L$ 20,000 in cash prizes and the value of L$ 10,000 in media services to up to 13 winning photo entries, including

  • 1st Place Photo – 5,000 Lindens, one 2 page story in Windlight Magazine and one double page ad to the winner, exhibition space at the Windlight Gallery for a month
  • 2nd Place Photo – 3000 Lindens, one blog article in Windlight Magazine and one double page ad
  • 3rd Place Photo – 2000 Lindens, and one double page ad in Windlight Magazine
  • Best Scene Photo – 10 prizes; one for each scene = 1000 Lindens


To enter:

  1. Visit the Basilique Basilica, where the movie was filmed. You can submit up to 10 photos of any of the sets below! We will consider all entries as eligible for prizes. You might win one or more prizes listed above – it’s all about the photo!
  2. Optional if you want to rez: Join the Basilique Performing Arts Co (link) group which will give you rez rights for the duration of the contest (you can leave and rejoin at anytime)
  3. Use any of the set animations you can find, or rez poseballs/animated prims yourself (please be kind and clean up after yourself)
  4. Post all photos to the official Paradise Lost Flickr group as per below

Every week, I will rez sets from the show. The schedule is:

Set Set to change week commencing
(previous set might disappear forever)
1 Hell’s Lake of Fire Monday, August 3rd
2 The Garden of Eden Monday, August 10th
3 Adam and Eve’s Ex-Paradis Monday, August 17th
4 The Celestial Heavens Monday, August 24th
5 Noah’s Ark Monday, August 31st
6 Moses’ Egypt Monday, September 7th
7 Bethlehem (The Manger Scene) Monday, September 14th
8 The Desert (Temptations of Christ) Monday, September 28th
9 The Last Supper of Jerusalem Monday, October 5th
10 Calvary – Christ’s crucifixion Monday, October 12th

You can follow set descriptions including tips, tricks and ideas for each set – here.


  • Feel free to feature yourself and/or others in the photograph
  • You may submit up to 10 submissions total
  • Please use the following naming convention, when posting your photos:
    • Scenes From Paradise Lost Movie Photo Contest–SL Name-Photo #1 for additional photos, add the appropriate number..#2, and #3
  • Include a link to the Paradise Lost sign-up form (link) http://canarybeck.com/2015/08/02/paradise-lost-the-movie-to-open-this-september/
  • Submit only your new and original photos
  • Nudity is allowed
  • Feel free to post-process images


  • Judges will be independent of the contest and cannot enter this contest
  • Judges will judge your photos on the following criteria:
    • Creativity
    • Originality
    • Technique
    • Incorporation of the sets and/or characters in your photos


Winning set entries will be selected EVERY WEEK, so take and upload your photos before the sets change (see above). I will announce contest winners every week, and overall contest winners on October 24th, 2015, via canarybeck.com and on my related social media sites. I will contact all winners in Second Life and via Flickr messaging.

Good luck!

Featured image by Caitlin Tobias, one of the judges of our photo contest!

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