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Old 06-01-2009, 12:02 AM
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Default June 2009 - Technical Contest "Landscape in Portrait Orientation"

June 2009 - Technical Contest
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Landscape in Portrait Orientation"

Contest runs from June 1, 2009 to June30, 2009
ENTRIES DUE AT MIDNIGHT June
30 2008 Pacific Time

Landscape in Portrait Orientation
.... Any type of landscape is allowed - mountains, rivers, farmlands and seascapes etc....but all must be in portrait orientation. .......

If you need an example of a "Landscape in Portrait Orientation" Check this out
http://www.photochimps.com/pp/data/o.../Kidd_Rock.jpg

Tom, I just love this photo, had to use it for an example Hope you don't mind

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 July 1, 2009 and last until July 8, 2009.
  • 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 July 9, 2009.
  • 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.


***To enter a photo in the contest you can either: a) Upload the photo to your Photochimps gallery or a private album and then link it to this thread.
To learn how to create a private album - Click here: http://www.photochimps.com/vb/showthread.php?t=4809

b) Upload an image from your computer or another site to this thread.
To learn how to post images in the forums - Click here: http://www.photochimps.com/vb/showthread.php?t=4831


If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to ask.

Good luck and have fun!!!
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Old 06-02-2009, 07:08 PM
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Default Waterfall, Zion National Park

This is one of the more accessable attractions at Zion National Park, a few minutes walk from a shuttle bus stop.
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Old 06-06-2009, 11:16 PM
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Along Interstate 8 the sun was peeking through the fronds of this palm.

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Old 06-08-2009, 12:53 AM
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This is from about a year ago along the harbor in Provincetown, MA

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Old 06-09-2009, 02:40 AM
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From Heather Meadows at Mt Baker in the north Cascades Range of WA. That's Tabletop Mtn in the background.


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Taken in 07 on my last cruise at Isla Roatan.
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Old 06-16-2009, 04:12 PM
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Default clark bridge. hope it qualifies. dont live by any mountains.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aheadhigherphotography/3601754219/" title="Untitled by Matthew James Jay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2444/3601754219_ab35864271.jpg" width="333" height="500" alt="" /></a>

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Thatcher Island Twin - Rockport, MA
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Old 06-24-2009, 02:29 PM
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:44 AM
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Default Portrait of a Landscape

Going to be some tough competition this month, but I'll give it a shot!

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