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Photo Contest - Things That Go Bump In The Night (5/16-5/24)

  1. May 16, 2006 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Please read our Contest Rules before submitting. Our theme this time is:

    Things That Go Bump In the Night.

    We want night shots pictures! These are pictures, taken by you, at night, utilizing your skill to take night shots. The pictures can be of any subject, but must be taken at night (however, not indoors with full lighting).

    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 grey 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 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.

    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 threads. If that's the case, you can vote in each of the polling threads. The photos will be assigned in the 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.

    New contest rule
    8. You can use a picture only once. Once it is used in a contest, it cannot be reused in another contest.

    Zz.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2006
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  3. May 16, 2006 #2
    Is it ok to use a flash?
     
  4. May 16, 2006 #3

    brewnog

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    [​IMG]

    Will this do for starters?

    [ZapperZ: I corrected your IMG tag]

    Edit: Thanks Zz! Had forgotten how to do that!
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2006
  5. May 16, 2006 #4

    ZapperZ

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    Yes, use of flash is permitted.

    Zz.
     
  6. May 16, 2006 #5

    Gokul43201

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    Does twilight (dusk/dawn) count as night ?
     
  7. May 16, 2006 #6

    Evo

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    Alien cat lands at Christmas

    This is the only nighttime pictue I have.

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    "look mom, someone plugged the cat in too"
     
  8. May 16, 2006 #7

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    Sure, why not. But if it is not that different than daylight, then the voting members might turn on you!

    :)

    Zz.
     
  9. May 16, 2006 #8

    hypnagogue

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  10. May 16, 2006 #9

    Moonbear

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    You can tell I'm trying to get Zz's vote on this one. :biggrin:

    [​IMG]

    (And this one was taken without a tripod! :biggrin: Does that get me any special points?)
     
  11. May 16, 2006 #10
    That is an awesome pic Moonbear! I tried to take a pic but it didnt work out. My camera has a nightscene function but whenever I try to use it the pic ends up to blurry to see, and without it the picture is way to dark. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, but I'll try again tomorrow night.
     
  12. May 16, 2006 #11
    Hm, I'm going to have to enter this one. Does a scanned version of an actual picture count, or does it have to be digital...?
     
  13. May 17, 2006 #12
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  14. May 17, 2006 #13
    Got to love the way I read it but don't pay attention.

    Sorry.
     
  15. May 17, 2006 #14

    Math Is Hard

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    Evo, is that Foofer?

    My mom's neighbors puts those same reindeer out on their lawn at Christmas time. The neighbors get irritated because Mom's cat attacks them and knocks them over. I think he gets delusional and thinks he is a wild cat stalking caribou.
     
  16. May 17, 2006 #15

    Mk

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    Moonbear's is teh awesome1!!!

    I took this picture while exploring the nuclear fallout shelters of Guam last spring. Complete darkness, I had to use the camera's "night vision" to walk around through the caves.
    [​IMG]
     
  17. May 17, 2006 #16

    J77

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    New Years Eve - Dam

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  18. May 17, 2006 #17

    ZapperZ

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    Drat! You beat me to it! I was going to enter my own picture on the same thing! Now I have to find something else.

    :)

    Zz.
     
  19. May 17, 2006 #18

    J77

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    Have you got one with the castle on fire?

    :tongue: :biggrin: :wink:
     
  20. May 17, 2006 #19

    ZapperZ

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    I might... but I'm not going with the castle route anymore.

    Zz.
     
  21. May 17, 2006 #20

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    The rising moon. I didn't have a tripod for this shot, and it was bloody hard to keep the camera still enough for a long exposure.
     
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