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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Curves

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    PF PHOTO CONTEST curves (Apr 26 - May 3) [/size]

    We had a few curvy landmarks last weeks, for instance:
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2688943&postcount=4973 [Broken]
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2681956&postcount=4928 [Broken]
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2680931&postcount=4927https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2679437&postcount=4925 [Broken]
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2678712&postcount=4915 [Broken]

    This week I'd like you to be inspired by that and use your imagination to get a curvy picture.

    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. Apr 27, 2010 #2
    [PLAIN]http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/3674/res03383.jpg [Broken]

    Valley of Fire state park in Nevada. Curvy road throughout :)
     
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  4. Apr 30, 2010 #3

    Jonathan Scott

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    aaf7ur.jpg

    City Hall, London
     
  5. Apr 30, 2010 #4
    Natural curves in spring; curves everywhere.

    abpa2x.jpg
     
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  7. May 2, 2010 #6

    Monique

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    Paradise with some curves added:

    DSC01099.jpg
     
  8. May 2, 2010 #7

    Borek

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    Seychelles?

    You have not told us about your vacations, you have not shown pictures, nothing. Shame on you :tongue2:
     
  9. May 2, 2010 #8

    Monique

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    Well, I had a wonderful non-virtual vacation :tongue:
     
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  11. May 2, 2010 #10

    Borg

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    Dominican Republic last year.

    Curves.jpg
     
  12. May 2, 2010 #11

    Kerrie

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    Curves of some mums at the Japanese Gardens Portland Oregon.
    I admit I am not savvy about uploading pictures.
     

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  13. May 2, 2010 #12
    some magic :smile:

    Maybe https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=2693102&postcount=4993 [Broken] can help.
     
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  14. May 2, 2010 #13
    my submission!

    [URL]http://www.eveo.org/waterdrops_original.jpg[/URL]
     
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  15. May 2, 2010 #14

    lisab

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    [/URL]

    Wow, eveo, that's a amazing shot! Did you use special equipment?
     
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  16. May 2, 2010 #15
    stock DSLR + photoshop gradient maps :P

    no special equipment, i suppose if I did it would've turned out for the better since it's kinda grainy

    thanks!
     
  17. May 2, 2010 #16

    Jonathan Scott

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    According to the rules at the start of the thread, I think that the only adjustments allowed are cropping, brightness and contrast adjustments.
     
  18. May 2, 2010 #17
    gradient map is just a slight color balance, added a tiny bit more purple and saturated the green a tad, nothing drastic so it should still be valid. basically it is a brightness and contrast adjustment
     
  19. May 3, 2010 #18
    meanwhile eveo has resubmitted the original and the difference can be seen in Lisa's quote, so I see no reason not to allow it.
     
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