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PF PHOTO CONTEST - book special (Feb 15 -22)

  1. Feb 15, 2010 #1
    PF PHOTO CONTEST Book special (Feb 15 - Feb 21)

    Also from Groucho Marx, better known from the 'Outside a dog' book quote. Can you figure a way to put some creativity or even humor in a picture with books? Please show us your results.


    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. Feb 21, 2010 #2

    Borek

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    This one is called "Misplaced bird".
     
  4. Feb 21, 2010 #3

    Jonathan Scott

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  5. Feb 22, 2010 #4
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  6. Feb 22, 2010 #5
    Woooo. Literature. :smile:
     
  7. Feb 22, 2010 #6
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    Cats are inherently mysterious, are they not?
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 #7

    Borek

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    I knew that putting book on organic preparation between analytical chemistry books will be too subtle for physicists.
     
  9. Feb 23, 2010 #8
    Sorry for being late for the wrap up. I have been under the weather. Is it OK, if we keep it open until next weekend?
     
  10. Feb 23, 2010 #9

    Jonathan Scott

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    Seems sensible to me, given the slow rate of entries. (I took a quick photo of my bookshelf on Saturday to help increase the numbers when I thought it was looking as if there would be only one entry).
     
  11. Feb 23, 2010 #10
    Hmm, mystery, gray cat and A.C. Grayling. Interesting result.



    Ahh, it was sort of behind the little yellow molecule model. :rolleyes:


    That's fine. The entries started coming in after the deadline anyway.
     
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  12. Feb 23, 2010 #11
    Okay, well, not really. The title says Feb. 15 - 22 and the OP says February 21. So. I, personally, read the title for the end-date. :smile:
     
  13. Feb 24, 2010 #12
    I did the opposite.
     
  14. Feb 24, 2010 #13

    Borek

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    And I posted on 21st, just to have no doubts :tongue2:
     
  15. Feb 24, 2010 #14
    I didn't even notice the conflict until waht just pointed it out. :smile: I just looked at the title and thought, "Oh! I have time to add something silly with a cat in it to make Borek roll his eyes." :biggrin:
     
  16. Feb 28, 2010 #15
    Okay, I promise. No more goofy cat pictures. Honest. I swear.
     
  17. Feb 28, 2010 #16

    lisab

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    Aw c'mon, I love goofy cat pix!
     
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