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PF PHOTO CONTEST - The Path Of Least Resistance (6/7-6/13)

  1. Jun 7, 2008 #1

    ZapperZ

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    The Path Of Least Resistance

    You are allowed to interpret the theme this week any way you please. However, keep in mind that in the voting process, those who will be voting will be asked to make sure that the picture and the theme clearly match each other.

    Good luck!

    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 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. Jun 7, 2008 #2
    Smoke and Water

    Will follow that path. Lake Tahoe and smoke from the Angora fire.

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  4. Jun 8, 2008 #3
    football runningbacks definitely need to find the path of least resistance (unless you want to get pummeled)

    sf 49ers training camp 2006

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  5. Jun 8, 2008 #4

    Math Is Hard

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    Very nice, Bryan!!!
     
  6. Jun 8, 2008 #5
    Climbing a glacier in Alaska,

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  7. Jun 8, 2008 #6
    That's the path of least resistance? I'd hate to see the hard way. :bugeye:

    Gorgeous shot.
     
  8. Jun 8, 2008 #7
    great shot waht
     
  9. Jun 8, 2008 #8

    Dr Transport

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    Absolutely gorgeous shot waht....
     
  10. Jun 8, 2008 #9
    Might I point out that there isn't a span of dates in the title of this contest...
     
  11. Jun 8, 2008 #10

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    This little chipmunk was eating a french fry someone threw on the floor at the zoo. (instead of finding his own food, he definately took the path of least resistance :wink:)
     
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  12. Jun 9, 2008 #11

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    :rofl:

    I really need to get my HI photos uploaded so I can see if there's a suitable one for this contest among them. I've just been too busy to catch up.
     
  13. Jun 9, 2008 #12
    BryanP, where was that photo a few weeks back! That would have stood a great chance in the sports photo one! Nice shot, that guy must have been going some aswell!

    Christina, awesome shot, the colours are so nice, also clever how it relates to the competition! :smile:
     
  14. Jun 9, 2008 #13

    ZapperZ

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    Thank you. There is now.

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  15. Jun 9, 2008 #14

    ZapperZ

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    I don't think there's any resistance at all to walking along this path.

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  16. Jun 9, 2008 #15

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    The key to building a low-noise guitar amp is proper grounding with very low resistance between the potentiometers and jacks and the chassis. I have built some guitar amps and rebuilt/restored many others, but this one was built by a good friend of mine from NJ. It's a Carlson Turbo-Pup and I got serial number 2 after a wait of over a year (counting development time and a lot of cajoling on my part to get him into production). Killer amp, and very noise-free thanks to the heavy copper buses connecting all the pots and jacks. Mark is an EE and is VERY meticulous. He knows that mechanical grounds (using nuts to clamp components to the chassis) corrode and fail over time and he wanted to build top-quality amps that pros could use for many years trouble-free. Mission accomplished.

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  17. Jun 9, 2008 #16

    The alternative path was an unstable ice field with a lot of cracks. No thanks.
     
  18. Jun 9, 2008 #17

    Janus

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    This river seems to have taken the path of least resistance.

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  19. Jun 9, 2008 #18

    lisab

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    Janus, that is incredible! Where is that? Eastern Washington/Oregon? Nevada?
     
  20. Jun 9, 2008 #19

    Janus

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    Eastern Oregon.
     
  21. Jun 12, 2008 #20

    ZapperZ

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    You have less than 2 days left to find the path of least resistance...

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