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PF Photo Contest - Panorama (10/4 - 10/10)

  1. Oct 4, 2014 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Panorama

    For this contest only, we will relax one aspect of photo editing that is prohibited in our contest. You are allowed to use whatever means you have to produce a panoramic photo. This may be a photo-stitching program or using your own photo-taking device to produce such a photo. The subject of your photo can be anything.

    Please be mindful of the size limit in terms of the dimension of the photo that you submit for the contest.

    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 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. 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. 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. Oct 5, 2014 #2
    Hi Zapper, it's nice to see you're back here!
    I definitely have a photo in mind, but I have two questions:

    1. Do you mean we have to produce a panorama photo NOW, or may we use a photo/photos we already have?
    2. I've posted a small version of the photo in another PF thread a couple of months ago (not any contest thread) - this would not disqualify my entry, right?
     
  4. Oct 5, 2014 #3

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    You may use the ones you already have.

    If it hasn't been used in our photo contest, it qualifies.

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  5. Oct 5, 2014 #4

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    Manhattan taken from an apartment I used to have in Jersey City, NJ

    The actual pic is MUCH more impressive than this since it it 20 times bigger and shows terrific detail. Taken in 2005.

    _stitched 19.jpg

    For example, this is one little section of it, showing the BMW building (the black one) where I was working at the time. This is about 1/3rd of the way from the left edge of the stitched pic.

    _stitched 19a.jpg
     
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  6. Oct 5, 2014 #5
    Thanks, Zz, I will post a photo later.

    Very nice!
     
  7. Oct 5, 2014 #6
    A giant rainbow, with partly double rainbows, photographed on 20th June this year. Photo taken from my balcony. Approximately true colors, if I remember correctly. It was a very "red" morning, with weird light. I looked out my window by chance and almost couldn't believe my eyes - it's the largest rainbow I've seen. I had to take 5 photos to fit the entire rainbow into the camera screen.
    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x425q90/r/631/5UFQOR.jpg [Broken]
     
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  8. Oct 6, 2014 #7

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    That'll be the problem with most panoramas. I have some terrific ones, but when posted as just a thumbnail they will look dull :(
     
  9. Oct 6, 2014 #8

    Andy Resnick

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    Interesting topic... need to think about this a bit.
     
  10. Oct 7, 2014 #9
    Jelsa

    marzena_panorama.jpg
     
  11. Oct 7, 2014 #10

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  12. Oct 8, 2014 #11

    Andy Resnick

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  13. Oct 8, 2014 #12

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    15292630609_9e7a4d8e42_c.jpg

    HT/Media room
     
  14. Oct 8, 2014 #13

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  15. Oct 10, 2014 #14

    ZapperZ

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    Final day to submit your panoramic shots.

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