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Pf Photo Contest - 2008 (12/29-1/4)

  1. Dec 29, 2007 #1

    ZapperZ

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    2008

    Since we welcome the new year this week, the theme this time will be on anything related to New Year celebration, OR, anything related to 2008.

    Zz.

    Contest Rules:

    1. Any digital photo or digitally-scanned photo relevant to the theme will be accepted within the contest period. In case there's a gray area, or you're not sure if the picture is suitable, check with me first.

    2. Please resize your digital photo to no more than 650 x 490 or 490 x 650 pixels. You may also crop your picture if you wish. You are also allowed to adjust the brightness and contrast of your picture but these should not dramatically alter the look of the picture. But other than those, any form of picture editing or modification is not allowed. This is a photo contest, not a picture editing/special effect contest. You may add a watermark or your name/nickname to the photo for identification purposes.

    3. Upload your photos to any of the photo servers such as imageshack. Then post it the relevant contest thread and link your picture using the img command. PM me if you do not know how.

    4. Only ONE picture per member per contest. Once a picture is posted, it cannot be changed other than a total withdrawl by that member from that week's photo contest. Exceptions will be made for modification to comply with the rules, such as resizing.

    5. At the end of the contest period, I will open a poll and every PF member can vote for the picture they like best.

    6. Note that in case we have a large number of entries, I will do the polling in more than one thread. If that's the case, you can vote in each of the polling threads. The photos will be assigned in the polling threads in the order they were submitted.

    7. These pictures must be something that you took, not something taken off someone else's photo albums or taken by someone else. I have no way of checking if you did this, so we'll go by the honor system.

    8. You can use a picture only once. Once it is used in a contest, it cannot be reused in another contest.

    9. Please post only pictures meant for submission in this thread.

    Zz.
     
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  3. Dec 31, 2007 #2

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    [​IMG]

    Happy New Year, everyone!

    Zz.
     
  4. Dec 31, 2007 #3

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    Good Lord, that's sparkley!
     
  5. Jan 2, 2008 #4

    ZapperZ

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    Wow! Are you people going to let me win this by default?!

    :)

    Zz.
     
  6. Jan 2, 2008 #5
    What a fantastic shot. Where is this???
     
  7. Jan 2, 2008 #6
    Wow. Where was that? Chicago?
     
  8. Jan 2, 2008 #7

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    Disney-MGM Studios, Jan 2006, during the Osborne Spectacle of Lights.

    Edit: There are more pictures from that event in this thread.

    Zz.
     
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2008
  9. Jan 2, 2008 #8

    matthyaouw

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    Unfortunately I was too distracted by unhealthy amounts of alcohol and good company to to take any photos of the new year, so yes.
     
  10. Jan 2, 2008 #9

    turbo

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    Well, it IS your birthday.
     
  11. Jan 2, 2008 #10

    matthyaouw

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    So it is! Happy birthday Zz!!
     
  12. Jan 2, 2008 #11

    Moonbear

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    Same here. My friend took some photos, but those aren't allowed. :frown:
     
  13. Jan 2, 2008 #12

    ZapperZ

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    But people, any picture related to "2008" also qualifies! So just because you missed New Year, doesn't mean you can't still submit a picture.

    Zz.
     
  14. Jan 3, 2008 #13

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    2 more days to submit a photo for this contest.

    Zz.
     
  15. Jan 4, 2008 #14

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    Er... I'm glad you decided to enter the contest, but there are 2 issues here:

    1. pay attention to the SIZE.
    2. How is this related to our theme?

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  16. Jan 4, 2008 #15

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    Well, we'll keep it and let the members decide for themselves if it clearly reflects the theme. However, the size is still an issue, and you need to get the right size before midnight tonight, or it will not make it to the poll.

    Zz.
     
  17. Jan 5, 2008 #16
    Zapper's clearly the winner here. I was going to offer something up just so he wouldn't be alone in this one, but mine was a) too silly, b) I was too late, c) I had issues trying to find someplace to upload the goofy picture in time.

    Your photo is truly lovely, Zapper. It captures the idea perfectly.
     
  18. Jan 7, 2008 #17
    Well, I know its too late, but ZZ needs competition! Maybe someone could at least get a picture of a TV episode on their recorder with a 2008 label! Come on!
     
  19. Jan 8, 2008 #18
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    Okay then, just for fun. My very, very bad and very, very late entry.

    P.S. This is my cat, Bean.
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2008
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  21. Jan 8, 2008 #20
    While ZZ is a clear winner, that cat could win my heart, cute!
     
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