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Old 12-01-2009, 05:43 PM
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Default December 2009 - Technical Contest "From Above"

December 2009 - Technical Contest

"From Above"

Contest runs from December 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009
ENTRIES DUE AT MIDNIGHT
December 31, 2009 Pacific Time
"From Above"
Is a different Composition of an object(s) taken from "Above" something.

Use your imagination of an example of something taken from
"From Above"

Photographs Can be either Color or BW - REMEMBER to Follow the rules on the Post Processing below.

RULES:
  • New and old work permitted.
  • Photograph must NOT have been posted on Photochimps prior to the start of the contest.
  • Color or Black & White, Digital or Film. Any format is allowed.
  • One photo entry per person please.
  • Please upload your entry to this thread.***See hints below
  • Only Basic PS/Post Processing to restore the image to how you “saw it” is allowed. This means you should not use post processing to change the image in to something it was originally not.
  • You may only perform the following post processing
    • Dust/Spot Removal
    • Levels
    • Curves
    • Brightness/Contrast
    • White Balance
    • Straightening Horizons
    • Hue/Saturation
    • Lens Distortion Correction
    • Perspective Distortion Correction
    • Cropping
    • Sharpening
    • Noise Reduction
    • Convert to B&W
    • Burn & Dodge
  • You may use any plug-in or action set to achieve the above corrections.
  • Photo should be no larger than 800x600 +/-
  • The entry may be disqualified if:
    • the above rules are violated,
    • the theme and/or special instructions are not followed or
    • the photo is deemed inappropriate.
  • Be sure to include a title as well as a brief description with the photo.
Judging/Voting:
  • Judging will begin January 1, 2010 and last until January 8, 2010.
  • Every PC member will get one vote.
  • Please do not vote for your own entry.
  • We will tally the votes and announce a winner on January 9, 2010.
  • If there are less than 3 entries no winner will be announced.
  • If there are 10 or more entries there will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
  • In the event of a Tie, a short tie-breaker poll will decide 1st, and 2nd place.
Winners:
The winners and the winning photographs of the monthly contest will be posted in the Contest Winners forum as well as in the recent Contest Winners Section of the Photochimps Gallery.

Grand Prize Winners:
We will be tallying all of the votes every member receives in every photography contest including the POTM contest throughout the year (to the end to 2008). This means that even if you don’t win any individual contest you still have a chance at the Grand Prize simply by entering.

The member with the most votes overall will receive a beautiful 12x16” print (of their choice).
Second and Third place winners will receive a beautiful 8x12” print (of their choice).
Bonus Participation Prize: To thank members for their participation there will also be a bonus random draw for an additional 8x12” print. To be eligible for this draw you must enter images into at least 8 themed or technical contest through out the year (there will be at least 24 contest this year). Winners of the First, Second, or Third place prints will NOT be eligible for the bonus draw.
The winners will be able to choose their print from either Tom’s, Todd’s (AJazzyone), or Barbara's (chaud) gallery or website.

*Note: Print sizes are approximate.
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Old 12-04-2009, 10:53 PM
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:43 AM
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Old 12-27-2009, 04:16 AM
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Need more entries to a contest!!!!!!
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The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. - - Norman Vincent Peale
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:19 AM
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:26 PM
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Old 12-29-2009, 06:10 AM
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From our trip to Olympic NP this past summer...
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Old 12-30-2009, 04:19 AM
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Old 12-31-2009, 11:14 PM
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Taken from the Eiffel tower, using a Nikon P&S braced against the fence.
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Old 01-01-2010, 03:58 AM
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Happy New Year All. Here is my entry for "From Above". Image was made during a field trip to Steptoe Butte this past March.

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