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Old Mar 22, 2013, 02:17 AM   #1
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Weekly Photo Contest: Mar 22-Mar 29 (Theme: Beautiful Day)

Welcome to this weeks photo thread!

Theme: Beautiful Day

Spring is rapidly approaching. The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer, and the cold, dark times of winter are finally behind us. Let's see some shots showcasing the beauty that is Spring, and the beautiful days that come with it!

It's a beautiful day, don't let it get away.


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You may only submit one photo per contest.
Please do not comment on photos until after the judging has taken place.
The contest runs for exactly one week, starting NOW! (see time/date stamp at the start of this thread)
At the end of the week, The Judge (last week's Winner) will choose a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place photo, providing as much feedback as possible. (Judge has 24 hours to make decision)
The 1st place Winner will start a new thread with the topic/theme of their choice, and act as the Judge for that contest. (Winner has 48 hours to create new theme)
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Old Mar 22, 2013, 12:10 PM   #2
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Old Mar 22, 2013, 12:23 PM   #3
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Early spring yields crocus flowers.

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Old Mar 22, 2013, 01:47 PM   #4
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It's still winter here so this is one of my favorite days from the summer, hiking along a ridge in the Yukon.


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Old Mar 22, 2013, 07:55 PM   #5
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We're 6 months ahead, or 6 months behind, in the southern hemisphere This was taken on 35mm film during our summer.

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Old Mar 23, 2013, 01:59 AM   #6
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Spring, It's gettin' here...

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Old Mar 23, 2013, 03:06 AM   #7
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It's Autumn here, so it's time to grab as much water as you can before it gets too cold. Taken the other week, this young boy was hilarious running away from the waves screaming.

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Old Mar 24, 2013, 07:30 AM   #10
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Around here it's a bit premature for blooms and blossoms but when the sun shines...it's always a beautiful day.

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Old Mar 24, 2013, 03:21 PM   #12
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Another image of the flowers starting to come out - warm wether is officially on the horizon.
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Old Mar 29, 2013, 03:10 PM   #23
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Let's see some shots showcasing the beauty that is Spring, and the beautiful days that come with it!
Congrats & props for the five or six people who read this and submitted accordingly. Half of the entries don't deserve comment, except " inappropriate ".
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Congrats & props for the five or six people who read this and submitted accordingly. Half of the entries don't deserve comment, except " inappropriate ".
It's the interpretation that counts. For instance I associate spring with flowers so I submitted a picture of a flower. All of the entries deserve comment, and that comment is one of praise - as each showcases what their respective poster associates with the brief, and each required effort to acheive.
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Old Mar 29, 2013, 05:17 PM   #25
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It's the interpretation that counts. For instance I associate spring with flowers so I submitted a picture of a flower. All of the entries deserve comment, and that comment is one of praise - as each showcases what their respective poster associates with the brief, and each required effort to acheive.
Well said!

But then what is the point of suggesting guidelines for any contest if "anything goes"?
If someone says "post pictures of 'Fall' , and I submit a photo of daffodils because that's what it means to me...?
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