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Old 02-02-2010, 12:19 AM
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February 2010 - Technical Contest

"Rules of Thirds (3rds) - II

Contest runs from February 1, 2010 to February 28, 2010
ENTRIES DUE AT MIDNIGHT
February 28, 2010 Pacific Time

"Rules of 3rds"

...You can use the rule of thirds as a guide in the off-center placement of your subjects.

If you need an example of a
"Rules of 3rds" Check this out
http://photoinf.com/General/KODAK/gu...of_thirds.html


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.
  • HDR not allowed
  • 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 March 1, 2010 and last until March 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 March 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 02-10-2010, 06:43 PM
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My submittal, a Great Blue Heron stalking its prey:


and a screenprint of PSE with a grid overlay (gridlines set to 33.3%, subdivisions set to 1) set at "Rule of Thirds".

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Macro shot of a chambered nautilus shell. All I did was crop and watermark this one.
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Lady Bud...I s selective color allowed? Its a B&W conversion.
We'll get back to you on this, Mike, okay?

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Old 02-19-2010, 04:34 AM
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