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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Silhouette (9/10-9/14)

  1. Sep 10, 2007 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Silhouette

    {NOTE: Due to the late start of this contest, you only have 5 full days to submit a photo to get us back to our regular cycle. So don't procrastinate!}

    The contest this week features a picture of something in silhouette. The object/person in silhouette must be the main subject of your 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. But other than that, 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. Sep 12, 2007 #2

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    Wow! This may turn out to be the most difficult theme we've ever had!

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  4. Sep 12, 2007 #3

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    I'll break the ice on this one. This is the tree line to the west of my back deck during a nice sunset.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Sep 12, 2007 #4
    removed by me..
     
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  6. Sep 12, 2007 #5

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    Hypatia: maybe I'm missing something, but how does that picture fit into our theme?

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  7. Sep 12, 2007 #6

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    It's the silhouette of a squirrel. I think it qualifies.

    Merriam Webster

    silhouette - the outline of a body viewed as circumscribing a mass <the silhouette of a bird>

    edit: I keep forgetting I have a dark monitor filter, I can't make out the features of the squirrel unless I brighten the display. Nevermind.

    Cute squirrel pic Hypatia!
     
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  8. Sep 12, 2007 #7

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    Er.. unfortunately, I can see the squirrel very well at my end. That's why I asked since I don't see any "silhouette" of anything.

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  9. Sep 12, 2007 #8

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    All I could see at first was a lumpy branch. The squirrel is now in the Caption Competition thread.
     
  10. Sep 12, 2007 #9

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  11. Sep 12, 2007 #10

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    This picture was taken almost 24 yrs ago. (on our honeymoon.)

    It was taken by self-timer, which I think is within the rules of the contest( if not, let me know).

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Sep 12, 2007 #11

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    I'm surprised this issue hasn't come up till now.

    I think that if the camera and stuff was set up by you, then the picture still qualifies.

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    Mk

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    Janus, that picture is so amazing.
     
  15. Sep 13, 2007 #14

    Math Is Hard

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    neutrino - I love that! It reminds me of sumi-e brush artwork.
     
  16. Sep 13, 2007 #15

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    [​IMG]
    The rose window of the southern transept of Beverley Minster, taken from inside the roof.
     
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    Thanks, MIH. :smile: Here's a slightly better version with a brighter background.
     
  19. Sep 14, 2007 #18

    ZapperZ

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    Last day to submit a photo for this contest.

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  20. Sep 14, 2007 #19

    FredGarvin

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    Here's a pic of my brother-in-law from a fishing expedition at the cottage:

    [​IMG]
     
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