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February 26, 2022

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February 15, 2022

***Winners*** Announcement "February Part of the Whole Contest

Thank you all for participating. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the photos come in and watching the votes and the interest.
Here is the link to the Announcement of Winners in GD

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216359823

It was a good and interesting contest, thanks to all of you.


February 15, 2022

***** Winners ANNOUNCEMENT***** FEBRUARY CONTEST "PART OF THE WHOLE"

The winner of the February Contest “PART OF THE WHOLE” is



FIRST PLACE
George McGovern with his sensitive adorable photo of

Cat’s ear


SECOND PLACE (BY ONLY 2 VOTES DIFFERENCE) GOES TO
MichaelSoE with his lovely and intriguing photo of

Attachments


Third Place belongs to

Grumpy Old Guy and his reminiscence with
A Lifetime of Service


Further placements are:

AndyS
Flight

Lake Arenal
Little Feet

Mz Pip with
Infrastructure and
Mnhtnbb with
Courtyard had equal number of votes

then the beauty of sound in
Rocknation
(One Fourth of) A Bass Run

which leaves
Tom Kitten with
La Brea and
soph0571 with
Glitter Angel Wings who also had equal number of votes

I was thrilled with the photographs as they came in and with the unusual mind expansion of the the theme. I thank all of you for participating

The winner of this contest, George McGovern, gets to chose the theme for the next contest in April - he has weeks to think about it and let mnhtnbb know since she is up to run the contest in April.

March is a Seasonal Contest. We will be celebrating the season of Winter and California Peggy has signed up to host it.

MY HOSTESS CHOICE PHOTOGRAPH IS
Little Feet


I ADORED IT FROM THE SECOND IT CAME IN, STILL DO, AND I WANT ALL OF US TO SEE IT ONE MORE TIME.

THANKS TO EVERYONE.

February 13, 2022

** I ** figured ** out ** what my problem was with posting the photos

I got my pc guru to look over the possibilities. He sat with my computer and watched me show what I had attempted, that i posted the preamble words and then the links to the photos all at the same time and that messed up the sizes. Though it did not do that in the preliminary threads.

When he removed from the text any of the things I had specified in it to make the text look better, such as "bold" and "excerpt" it all posted just fine.

Who knew?

Even for the guru is was a hit and miss and

it did not even take

it was just a fluke.

I was going to make it up to all of you and sign up for another stint as host but noticed all slots are filled.
So I owe you one, and will be on standby.

February 12, 2022

***NEW*** link to finals "Part of a Whole" with new annotations

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216349364

mnhtnbb kindly took my links and re-posted the thread for the finals.
I got a new computer in the last week, and had to adjust a lot of settings because of my problems with vision, and i believe that may have made all the photos so large.
I have no clue how to undo that - especially because then I may not be able to see what I'm doing.
I heartily apologize to all who were disturbed by this, understandably so, and wish again it would not have happened.

And I thank mnhtnbb for stepping in and helping out from the bottom of my heart.
February 9, 2022

***** Photo Contest February***** "Part of the Whole" Threads up in GD

The contest “Part of the Whole” is now up and running.
Thanks for your participation, please help by voting and keeping the threads kicked.

I’m excited. It will be a good competition, I feel it.

Thread 1 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336377


Thread 2 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336395


Thread 3 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336405
February 9, 2022

Thread 3 of 3 ***** Photo Contest February***** "Part of the Whole"

***** Photo Contest February***** “Part of the Whole” Thread 2 of 3


The theme was envisioned and given by HappyCynic who won the January Contest

BEFORE YOU SET OUT TO VOTE - and I want you to please do it in all 3 threads - please read this.

The thought behind the theme is to portray something which is distinctly a part of a larger object or item. Can be intact, or not, but it cannot stand alone because the connection to the larger part is definitely implied and necessary to be completed in your imagination.
With that in mind please evaluate and vote on the photographs.

The links to the threads are here, or will be shortly

Thread 1 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336377


Thread 2 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336395

Thank you for looking - for your consideration - and for your vote.
Please comment on the photographs - we love your feedback, and please kick the threads.


Infrastructure



Part of a waxwing ‘museum’


New World Order



(One Fourth of) A Bass Run
ellen

Sun Flower



Flight II


Pasta


The Courtyard


Little Feet



Echinopsis


February 9, 2022

Thread 2 of 3 ***** Photo Contest February***** "Part of the Whole"

The theme was envisioned and given by HappyCynic who won the January Contest

BEFORE YOU SET OUT TO VOTE - and I want you to please do it in all 3 threads - please read this.

The thought behind the theme is to portray something which is distinctly a part of a larger object or item. Can be intact, or not, but it cannot stand alone because the connection to the larger part is definitely implied and necessary to be completed in your imagination.
With that in mind please evaluate and vote on the photographs.

The links to the threads are here (or will be shortly)

Thread 1 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336377


Thread 3 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336405


Thank you for looking - for your consideration - and for your vote.
Please comment on the photographs - we love your feedback, and please kick the threads.

Attachments


Fresnel lens in Lighthouse


Miss Gwendolyn


Under a low winter sun


Morgan


Detail: Painted Ray Ban Wall Sign, Williamsberg, NY


Glitter Angel Wings


Trippin' At The Eiffel Tower (My Paris Trip)


La Brea



Mexico City Metro


February 9, 2022

***** Photo Contest February***** "Part of the Whole" Thread 1 of 3

The theme was envisioned and given by HappyCynic who won the January Contest

BEFORE YOU SET OUT TO VOTE - and I want you to please do it in all 3 threads - please read this.

The thought behind the theme is to portray something which is distinctly a part of a larger object or item. Can be intact, or not, but it cannot stand alone because the connection to the larger part is definitely implied and necessary to be completed in your imagination.
With that in mind please evaluate and vote on the photographs.

The threads will run for 72 hours. The finals will be determined by the 3 top vote getters in each thread, and a last highest vote getter to make 10 finalists.

The links to the threads are here (or will be shortly)

Thread 2 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336395

Thread 3 https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216336405
Thank you for looking - for your consideration - and for your vote.
Please comment on the photographs - we love your feedback, and please kick the threads.

Flight



Its Bark is its Bite



Cat’s ear



Detail: The Copper Skillet


Black and White



Crystalline mineral deposits, Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone N.P.



Can you hear it?



Cabin Winter


Dinner


A Lifetime of Service


February 9, 2022

February Contest *****All Filled up again***** Thank you all!

Tom Kitten came in with a beautiful photograph and now we have 30 again.
Preliminaries tomorrow if not sooner.
Thank you much.

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