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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Wheels (June 7-13)

  1. Jun 7, 2009 #1


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    Wheels are the theme this week. Sorry it's late.

    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.

    Ideas for competitions you'd like to see? Submit them here
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  3. Jun 9, 2009 #2


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    The Sun Wheel at Disney's California Adventure.


  4. Jun 11, 2009 #3


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    Any more? Still not decided what I'm entering.
  5. Jun 11, 2009 #4
    I found this kid rolling a wooden wheel around attached to a stick

    http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/246/p9031294.jpg [Broken]
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    That is a great picture. It is worth a thousand words.
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    Great picture, but a thousand words?
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    American kids are spolied. This kid made something out of nothing. That is unless junglebeast is photoshopping again.
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    i must be blind, what wheel?
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    So it takes a thousand words to describe such a simple great thing?

    I disagree.

    When contrasting it with American kids, then probably. However, I wouldn't describe it using American kids. It's great in its own right regardless of what's going on in America or some American kids life.

    I wonder where he got the pic though.
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    http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/4954/wheelm.jpg [Broken]

    zz's image (dot) my image = 0
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  13. Jun 12, 2009 #12
    Hmm virtually no wheels in my collection, dominated by animals, landscapes and nature. However, don't you have those flash backs to the opposite seasons?

    Winter Wheels

  14. Jun 12, 2009 #13
    I'm not sure if this picture is "wheel" enough, but there certainly are plenty of wheels in the picture.

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    Hull fair packing up and leaving. I was hoping to catch them a bit earlier on with more of the big wheel still up.
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    Here's my old set of wheels. '85 FX Wide Glide with steep cams, headwork by Dave Perewitz, low-restriction breather, exhaust, and fuel system, and an S&S Super E racing carb lovingly tuned (by moi, with numerous kitchen-table tear-downs). That bike would kick some butt! The paint-job was a one-off by a local shooter. My wife loved that bike, but her back started giving her trouble, so I (reluctantly!!) sold it off and bought a Road King, only to find out that with a huge comfy bagger, her back was still bothering. She visited an orthopedic doc and he decided she needed a lift in her left shoe. Her back problem went away, but I had already lost my sweet Wide Glide.

    FXWG=Cruiser heaven.


    Where is Scorpa? She always loved this machine and would be good for one "pity-vote". :tongue:
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    A torture wheel in Salzburg, Austria. No, they don't use it anymore.

  21. Jun 12, 2009 #20
    Jason, have you never heard the expression, "a picture is worth 1000 words?" It's not literal...

    Anyway, I took this during my one month expedition into Uganda last year. I was volunteering at a medical clinic on Mt.Elgon and we had to walk up this very muddy path every morning.
  22. Jun 13, 2009 #21
    Great picture, I love it and the boy's expression.
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