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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Sign Language (3/22-2/28)

  1. Mar 22, 2008 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Sign Language

    This week, your picture must have, as its main subject, a SIGN. This can be street signs, signs on a building, construction signs, signs on a business, etc. Make sure these are "official" signs, i.e. not something temporary or made up. If you are unsure, check with me first.

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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. 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. Mar 22, 2008 #2
    This was our "official" truck driver guide sign that we used on a large dig site. Will it qualify?

    {image doesn't qualify}
     
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  4. Mar 22, 2008 #3

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    Well, no, not really.

    But the sign on the trailer itself would qualify if you can get all of them.

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    Last edited: Mar 22, 2008
  5. Mar 22, 2008 #4
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    This was really a shame, because I really wanted to go into this creepy foggy {insert wolf howl here} swampy forrest.
     
  6. Mar 23, 2008 #5
    Here's another one from Hawaii. Lava flows caused a road to close. Eventually, the lava covered the "closed road". Here's what was left:

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  7. Mar 23, 2008 #6

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    Love that shot Hypatia. So moody.

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    These signs have sprung up everywhere since the right to roam act passed a few years back. The general public can legally wander at will on any mapped uncultivated open countryside, mainly mountains, moors, etc. The signs signify that you've entered some of this land.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2008 #7
    But on the other side, it didn't say nothin'. That side was made for you and me. - Woody Guthrie.
     
  9. Mar 23, 2008 #8
    Great shot!
     
  10. Mar 24, 2008 #9

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    A little shot from Meteor Crater...

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    Last edited: Mar 24, 2008
  11. Mar 25, 2008 #10

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  12. Mar 25, 2008 #11
    How about this one??

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  13. Mar 25, 2008 #12

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    This one is perfectly fine.

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  14. Mar 26, 2008 #13
    Eh..sign language....Does a middle finger count as a sign?
     
  15. Mar 27, 2008 #14
    Well-done photography and entertaining content. I don't think it gets any better than this.
     
  16. Mar 28, 2008 #15

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    You have less than a day left to submit a photo for this contest.

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