Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    October's Photo Contest theme is "Barriers".

    This is another chance to use your imagination and be creative!

    I'll include several definitions of a barrier:

    Anything built or serving to bar passage, as a railing, fence, or the like.
    Any natural bar or obstacle: a mountain barrier.
    Anything that restrains or obstructs progress, access, etc.: a trade barrier.
    A limit or boundary of any kind: the barriers of caste (social position).

    You have unlimited possibilities here. It could even be those with learning and/or physical disabilities.

    The contest runs from the 1st - 31st, and is closed out the following day to allow for any entries taken during the 31st.

    Please reduce your entry to approx. 800 pixels in width.
    The Album is located here - http://43photo.smugmug.com/gallery/6133309_RaKNj
    Log in using this User name: 43photo and Password: barriers.
    If you have a smugmug account, log out, then in again with the above user name/password.

    Please give your entry a title and include your user name next to it
    (or PM me so I know who it belongs to). We must be able to see the exif, so please make sure it is attached to the photo. If you need help with that, PM me.
    Your entry
    must also be from a 4/3 SLR camera, which includes (but not limited to) the Olympus E-3, E-1, E-300, E-330, E-400, E-410, E-420, E-500, E-510, E-520, Panasonic L-1, L-10, etc.

    The photo must be taken in the month of the contest. You are allowed to submit one (1) photo. You can resubmit another one, but be sure to include your user name again and PM me so I can remove the one previously submitted. Some have expressed wanting to wait until the end of the month to submit theirs and that is fine.

    The entries will be judged according to these criteria:
    • Subject: Does the subject fit the theme?


    • Creativity: How effectively/dramatically/interestingly is the subject presented?


    • Composition: Has the subject been composed appropriately/interestingly?


    • Lighting: Has lighting been used appropriately/effectively for the subject?


    • Technical: Has the subject been exposed, focussed, etc appropriately/correctly?

    1st place and 2nd place winners will each have a choice of one of the prizes below.
    There will also be two who place 3rd and 4th, and they will have a chance at the end of the year for the Photographer of the Year.

    Silkypix Developer Studio 3.0 program
    (or any other Short Cut program).

    SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 is an all-round RAW converter with feature rich functionalities that produces the best results for your cherished images. With top notch adjustment parameters in an intuitive user interface you can enhance your own pictures with silky smooth results!
    SILKYPIX is the only program that is OSX compitable.
    Click the Silkypix picture for more info.
    or to see their other programs.
    A 1 year pro account with SmugMug
    SmugMug keeps 4 backup copies of each photo in 3 states. Retrieve them anytime. Secure your family's privacy with your own secret SmugIsland. They'll see your photos without registering, and without spam. Real people who respond to every email every day. We fuss over more than 315,000 mostly fanatical, paying customers. Choose from an ever-growing list of amazing themes or design one.
    Click the SmugMug banner for more info.
    Last edited by AnnF; 11-01-2008 at 05:40 AM.
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Chuck, please check your PMs.

    Thank you,

    Ann
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Bucharest, Romania
    Posts
    133
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    0

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    I have submitted my entry.
    _____________
    Cristian Samoila
    www.tertulia.ro/blog
    E-3, E-500, ZD 14-54, ZD 40-150, ZD 70-300, ZD 35, ZD 14-45, FL36, Lensbaby 2.0

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Thank you,

    Ann
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Calgary, Alberta
    Posts
    2,361
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked 19 Times in 12 Posts
    Feedback Score
    1 (100%)
    Real Name
    John

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Now we're cookin'! Some creative entries coming in....
    John

    -- Life is complex. It has real and imaginary parts

    Smugmug

    Blog

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Bucharest, Romania
    Posts
    133
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    0

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Thank you.

    As a side note, at the end of the last month, I was very busy and I only posted the photos on my blog (http://www.tertulia.ro/blog/index.php?s=hand+study).

    _____________
    Cristian Samoila
    www.tertulia.ro/blog
    E-3, E-500, ZD 14-54, ZD 40-150, ZD 70-300, ZD 35, ZD 14-45, FL36, Lensbaby 2.0

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Cristian; You can submit one photo at a time. If you have a photo that you want submitted, let me know where it is and I can get it and put it in the Contest gallery.

    Thank you,

    Ann
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Bucharest, Romania
    Posts
    133
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    0

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Oh, no. I know the rules.

    My point was on the last comment about creativity and the fact that I didn't arrive to submit my entry in the last month contest, even if I did take some shots on the September's "Expressive hands/feets" subject.
    _____________
    Cristian Samoila
    www.tertulia.ro/blog
    E-3, E-500, ZD 14-54, ZD 40-150, ZD 70-300, ZD 35, ZD 14-45, FL36, Lensbaby 2.0

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Oh ok, sorry. I thought you were saying that your entries were posted in your blog.

    Ann
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  10. #10
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Princeton, NJ
    Posts
    898
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    4 (100%)

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Of course we're all honest in here, but how do you know who owns each photo?
    ~ ~ Dave
    unphotographed.com: Critique and comments always welcomed.

  11. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Because I keep a running list of who's photo is who's. If they've included their name I remove it and add it to the list, then it back in after the voting in finished.

    Ann
    Last edited by AnnF; 10-31-2008 at 06:28 AM.
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Jerusalem, Israel.
    Posts
    1,393
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    0

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Ann,
    i just added a shot and at the end of the process i noticed that smugmug decided to do some upgrading. so i hope my shot was added.


    thanks
    Assaf

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default "Some barriers are just fine." photo needs I.D.

    All entries accounted for.

    Thanks,

    Ann
    Last edited by AnnF; 11-03-2008 at 11:51 AM.
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Georgia, USA
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    6 (100%)
    Real Name
    Ann

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Yes, it was. Thanks.
    Quote Originally Posted by assafx View Post
    Ann,
    i just added a shot and at the end of the process i noticed that smugmug decided to do some upgrading. so i hope my shot was added.


    thanks
    Assaf
    Appreciate what we have, instead of worrying about what we haven't. Enjoy what is, before it isn't.
    --------
    http://www.scenicphotos4u.smugmug.com
    Moderator/Photo Contests Forum

  15. #15
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In Beautiful So-Cal
    Posts
    6,791
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Feedback Score
    20 (100%)

    Default Re: October 2008 Photo Contest - BARRIERS

    Entry #1 - needs to be thrown out -
    It was taken last year.
    2007.
    http://43photo.smugmug.com/gallery/6...93106934_okvyt

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •