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PF Photo Contest-Floats On Water (11/19-11/25)

  1. Nov 19, 2016 #1

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    Floats On Water

    This week's theme should be simple enough. It is all about objects that float on water. Your photo must show, as its main subject, the object or objects that are floating on water. The "water" can be ordinary water, sea water, lake water, river water, etc. However, the object must not be out of the water, i.e. a rubber ducky displayed on a shelf doesn't qualify even though the rubber ducky itself can float on water.

    Get it? Good!

    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 800 x 600 or 600 x 800 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. The photo of the subject must be something that you took directly, not via in intermediary medium, and not taken by someone else. Unless otherwise noted, a photo of another photo, painting, print, etc. does not qualify.

    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. Photos not meant for submission must not be posted in the contest thread. Posting of more than one photos by a member may result in an automatic disqualification from the week's contest.

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  3. Nov 19, 2016 #2

    phinds

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    _duck1.jpg
    Of my many pics of ducks I was most taken by this one because of the subtle view of a red undercoat that can be seen in the reflection but not in the direct shot. The wingtip is blue on top, red underneath.

    Also, when I was a teenager in the 50's I had, for a while, a DA haircut and this pic shows how it got the name.
     
  4. Nov 19, 2016 #3

    BillTre

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    Two water striders mating.
    The water container was on a piece of corrugated plastic.
    The corrugation lines show the deformation of the water surface.


    mating water striders.jpg
     
  5. Nov 19, 2016 #4

    phinds

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    Hm ... is walking on water the same as floating on water ? :wink:
     
  6. Nov 20, 2016 #5

    BillTre

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    One might call it "The Act of Creating" on water.
     
  7. Nov 20, 2016 #6

    Borek

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    Do we allow explicit sex pictures?
     
  8. Nov 20, 2016 #7

    phinds

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    Dammit Borek, your waterbed doesn't count ! :smile:
     
  9. Nov 20, 2016 #8

    ZapperZ

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    Oh good lord! I'm getting sea-sick!

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  10. Nov 20, 2016 #9

    epenguin

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    Calm, calm.

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  11. Nov 21, 2016 #10

    Andy Resnick

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  12. Nov 21, 2016 #11

    fresh_42

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    Gulls with pantry!
     
  13. Nov 21, 2016 #12

    Bystander

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    Pelicans.
     
  14. Nov 21, 2016 #13

    ZapperZ

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    Since everyone so far is going for small, I'm going to go to the other scale and go for humongous.

    DSCN0879.JPG
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  15. Nov 22, 2016 #14

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  16. Nov 25, 2016 #15

    ZapperZ

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    Final day to submit your photo for this contest.

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