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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Seeing Red (9/27-10/3)

  1. Sep 27, 2008 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Seeing Red

    For this week's contest, your photos must have the color red as the prominent color. The object in red must be the main subject of your picture.

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    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 28, 2008 #2
    Red car

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  4. Sep 28, 2008 #3

    ZapperZ

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    Didn't ZZTop used that car in "Gimme All Your Lovin'"? :)

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  5. Sep 28, 2008 #4
    That was my first thought...

    Got some funky focus/ depth of field, going on there.
     
  6. Sep 28, 2008 #5
    Red Hearts
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  7. Sep 28, 2008 #6

    Moonbear

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    It looks like a toy car to me the way the photo was taken.
     
  8. Sep 28, 2008 #7
    No comment :wink:
     
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  10. Sep 28, 2008 #9

    Kurdt

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    Not unless he's an inch tall.
     
  11. Sep 29, 2008 #10
    oops had to disqualify myself, I was in the plane. Wife took the shot.
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2008
  12. Sep 29, 2008 #11

    matthyaouw

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    [​IMG]
    Little known fact- most digital camera sensors are as sensitive to near-infrared as they are to visible light. Manufacturers build in a filter within the camera that removes most of the IR before it reaches the sensor, but you can use a filter to take out nearly all the visible light and use along exposure to take a shot with the remaining IR. Pictures vary from camera to camera and between differnt filters, but mine comes out predominantly red.
     
  13. Sep 29, 2008 #12
    Black magic

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  14. Sep 29, 2008 #13

    Chi Meson

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    I blurred the phone number. I hope that is acceptable re editing.

    This is one of my favorite shots

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  15. Sep 29, 2008 #14

    ZapperZ

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    That's fine.

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  16. Sep 29, 2008 #15

    ZapperZ

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    Not sure how it is being displayed on everyone else's screen, but this picture looks more orange'ish to me than red.

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  17. Sep 29, 2008 #16
    not much of a blur job on your phone number. I'll give you a call, soon as I figure out the area code. ps I'm usually my busiest between 2 and 4 am. I hope that's not a problem.
     
  18. Sep 29, 2008 #17
    Scutellinia scutellata,


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    othewise known as the eyelash cup mushroom.
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2008
  19. Sep 29, 2008 #18

    Moonbear

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    Drat! The WVU v. Rutgers game will be too late for this contest. Then again, I might get lynched if they ever caught WVU faculty hobnobbing with the RU fans on game day. :uhh:
     
  20. Sep 29, 2008 #19

    Evo

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    All these pictures are awesome, as usual.

    I think I'll post my little tomatoes.

    Shiny, red, and sparkly, this one is dedicated to Kurdt. :tongue2:

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    Last edited: Sep 30, 2008
  21. Sep 29, 2008 #20

    Yum!! Are they as sweet as they look?
     
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