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Wed Oct 11, 2023, 11:25 AM Oct 2023

***Photo contest thread 3***

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Photo contest thread 3

Threads 1 & 2:
1 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100218351948
2 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100218351946

This month's theme is Rule of Thirds. Many times a picture is improved if the main subject is moved away from the center. Sometimes this allows the viewer's eye to wander the rest of the picture and actually see more than if the subject is highlighted in the very center. Please keep this in mind as you pic your favorite entry!

Now for the boilerplate:


Only one entry of your own original work per person, unless/until the Volunteer Host opens Submissions for second entries. You need to post your entry in the submission thread started by the Host of a contest. Please be sure to include a "Title" for your photograph in the Subject line of your post. The submission thread is for photo entries only, no comments, no questions. The Host will start a separate thread just for comments and questions.

Once a photo is entered in a contest it is ineligible for any future contest unless the Host specifies otherwise.

The Winner of the contest is the one that comes up with the Theme of the next contest. They can just decide on a theme or may ask for suggestions and then run a poll to pick one of them. Either way the Theme will always be at the discretion of the person who won the contest.

The Volunteer Host has the option of adding other rules to the contest they are hosting. An example would be no Black & White or all Black & White entries.

The Volunteer Host has the option of declaring the submissions being blind (no one knows who entered which photo) or public. Should the Host op for blind submissions it is their responsibility to instruct entrants on how to get their entries to the host.

Please keep your entry no larger than 1024 pixels in its longest dimension and under 675K in file size. If you need help posting a photograph or with image sizing, just ask.

The Volunteer Host is the final authority in their contests. The Volunteer Host may enter a contest as long as the Volunteer Host is not the previous winner and has not selected the theme for the contest which they are hosting.

Submissions will be limited to 30 entries maximum unless the Photography Group votes to change the limits.

The Winner of the contest agrees to pick the next month's theme. The Winner of the monthly contest may not enter the contest for which they selected a theme.

The Submission & Comment threads will be posted in the Photography Group. The Preliminary polls and Final Contest poll will be posted in GD per Skinner’s permission.

The Host of the Contest may copy and paste these rules into their submission thread or post a link to these rules into the submission thread. The Host WILL copy and paste the CONTEST LICENSE into the submission thread in its entirety. (At bottom of post)


An entrant to this contest, by submitting a photograph, is giving permission for that photograph to be copied to Demopedia or to a linked Gallery and included in a DU Calendar that will display the photographs entered for this contest for the purpose of publicizing future contests and/or commemorating current and past contests. The entrant retains all other rights to the photograph being submitted. Neither Demopedia and/or a linked Gallery may use any photograph submitted for any purpose other than to display the photograph being submitted by the entrant, and neither gains any real or implied ownership rights to the photograph.


21. Hawkeye

22. Flower Attraction

23. Last Textile Mill Dam on the Saluda River

24. The Old and the New: St. Valery-sur-Somme

25. Protest sign, Chicago, 2019

26. Expanse

27. irony

28. Lemaire Passage Antarctica.

29. Lily

30. Gull at the Pier

113 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Time expired
19 (17%)
Flower Attraction
9 (8%)
Last Textile Mill Dam on the Saluda River
6 (5%)
The Old and the New: St. Valery-sur-Somme
5 (4%)
Protest sign, Chicago, 2019
2 (2%)
27 (24%)
11 (10%)
Lemaire Passage Antarctica.
6 (5%)
1 (1%)
Gull at the Pier
27 (24%)
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***Photo contest thread 3*** (Original Post) AndyS Oct 2023 OP
Kick a kennedy Oct 2023 #1
K&R! 2naSalit Oct 2023 #2
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #3
how could one possibly choose?? niyad Oct 2023 #4
In yhe gull pic, what does the fisherman have on his head? Looks odd. Srkdqltr Oct 2023 #5
Maybe a big floppy hat... Grumpy Old Guy Oct 2023 #18
K&R and thanks! tblue37 Oct 2023 #6
K&R MustLoveBeagles Oct 2023 #7
Thar's the most unironic picture I've ever seen. But gorgeous. planetc Oct 2023 #8
Kick! urbanhermit Oct 2023 #9
Yay, beautiful photos! K&R crickets Oct 2023 #10
K&R Solly Mack Oct 2023 #11
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #12
Kick a kennedy Oct 2023 #13
Kick mnhtnbb Oct 2023 #14
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #15
Kick! mnhtnbb Oct 2023 #16
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #17
Kick! Grumpy Old Guy Oct 2023 #19
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #20
Kick a kennedy Oct 2023 #21
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