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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Around the house (Aug 29-Sep 5)

  1. Aug 29, 2009 #1

    matthyaouw

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    Around the house

    Get creative with what you've got close to hand. Show me photos taken within the walls of your house. Not in the garden, not the view out the window but what's actually inside it. Get snapping :smile:

    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 or photobucket. 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.
     
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  3. Sep 2, 2009 #2

    ZapperZ

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    The front sitting room near all my indoor plants. This is my most favorite sitting area in the house, especially when my orchids are in full bloom.

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    Zz.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2009 #3
    http://www.funnypictures.net.au/images/worlds-messiest-desk-ever-seen1.jpg" [Broken]

    In all seriousness, this one is just a little too personal...and I don't like to share personal pics with strangers.
     
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  5. Sep 2, 2009 #4
    Don't worry, thats not the messiest I've seen.
     
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  6. Sep 3, 2009 #5
    Mmmm, maybe it's time for a flat screen monitor. :tongue:
     
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  7. Sep 3, 2009 #6
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    A rare original Frederic Remington?

    Nope, some home creativity with useless rags, wire, resin and paint.
     
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  8. Sep 3, 2009 #7
    Wow Andre! Bonus points for making those!
     
  9. Sep 3, 2009 #8
    OMG. It might be the messiest I've ever seen though! But it makes me feel much better about my on-campus office.
     
  10. Sep 3, 2009 #9
    Andre, that is very creepy! Especially at night I imagine
     
  11. Sep 3, 2009 #10

    chroot

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    I just moved into an absolutely gorgeous new loft-style unit in the Infinity building in downtown San Francisco, with nine foot tall floor-to-ceiling windows on both floors. Unfortunately, it's still full of boxes and half-hung curtains, so... it's not exactly photogenic just yet. Too bad you didn't post this contest next month!

    - Warren
     
  12. Sep 3, 2009 #11

    Jonathan Scott

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    This is this evening's view from my study into our music room, which currently contains 8 violins (of 5 sizes), a viola, 2 cellos, 2 pianos, 2 keyboards, 2 guitars, clarinet, flute, several recorders and miscellaneous things which make a noise when hit, and a metronome. See how many you can spot!

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  13. Sep 3, 2009 #12

    matthyaouw

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    You made those Andre? They are great.

    Your music room is impressive, Jonathan.


    I picked up a second had flash unit the other day so here's one of my attempts to figure out how to use it. Backed on a piece of black card and using a piece of white paper as a reflector off to the right somewhere.
    heffalump.jpg
     
  14. Sep 3, 2009 #13
    That's a very expensive room!!! is you or your dad rich?
     
  15. Sep 4, 2009 #14

    Jonathan Scott

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    Not after buying that lot! :smile:

    However, it's not as if there's any Stradivarius or Steinway in there; they are all functional tools for everyday use rather than valuable antiques. Most of the "excess" violins are small ones on which my children have been learning.

    The rooms (study and music room, plus extra bedroom above) cost much more than the instruments; the double doors lead into the original house.
     
  16. Sep 4, 2009 #15
    Thanks but no, however I have passed the compliments to the artist in the family.
     
  17. Sep 4, 2009 #16

    matthyaouw

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    Any more entries anyone? compo closes tomorrow some time
     
  18. Sep 4, 2009 #17
    http://www.bpp.com.pl/IMG/marzena_around_the_house.jpg [Broken]

    Photographer in our house during the fancy-dress party. I was photographer too :smile:
     
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  19. Sep 4, 2009 #18

    Borek

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    Argh, she is using my camera!

    Note non-standard use of a thumb on the shutter button :biggrin:

    Edit: I wonder if she counts as a cute chick?
     
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  20. Sep 4, 2009 #19

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  21. Sep 4, 2009 #20

    Ivan Seeking

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    I keep trying to get a shot, but every time I get close, Tsu closes the shower curtain.
     
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