Our First Photo Contest - Close Up

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  1. Andre
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    Hi guys

    We have been wanting to do this for a while now, so here I am getting the ball rolling.

    The subject of the contest is "Close Up" and for now we will let entries run from the 1st of February to the 15th of February. After that we will start voting for the photos.

    I would really encourage everyone to participate and share their photos here, the photos should be judged on relevance to the subject as well as composition, rather than technical expertise.

    All photos have to be taken by the author. Minimal photoshopping is allowed (sharpening/cropping etc)

    Please keep posts in here limited to photos, we can open another thread for discussion if needed

    Lets see how it goes!

    Cheers

    Andre
     
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    Aaand here is my entry:

    [​IMG]

    I hope it qualifies as there are no plants in pic... If I need a plant in pic lemme know and I will gladly take a shot...

    [edit] Dang I just realised I posted my pic a day early... will I be disqualified? OR for yapping this much in this thread!? Sorry guys, I seem to have screwed this up even before it officcialy began![/edit]
     
  3. Andre
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    Dont worry, you can actually all start posting now.

    It was my mistake for thinking it's the 1st already :'(

    *edit* - all aquatic (aquarium/pond) related photos are welcome. We might have a plant specific contest in future
     
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    Quick question: Are there any limitations to size and dimension of the pics?
     
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    The forum will automatically resizes pictures to 640x480, so it wont help you to post larger pictures

    The resize software is not too hot, so I find that resizing it yourself helps with the quality.
     
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    Sorry, I forgot to mention - 1 picture per contest. Unless you guys think we should make it more.

    Post away - I will split the off topic posts once we sort out all the issues
     
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    Only one? Awww :-\.... well uhm, eeny meeny miny mo.... guess I'll remove the marine one then since it's not really close-up
     
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    Only melissa and I have entered so far peeps, keepit coming!
     
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    Oh well... here's one of mine just for the fun of it.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Oh my, I'd just as well retract my entry...

    Ta.k about being blown outta the water...
     
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    Great photo benny!

    There is some good news for the guys staying in South Africa.

    Nick Hart from Hartlands Aquatics has offered to sponsor some prizes for this contest

    The best 3 photographs voted for here will receive:

    1.) Dajana pet Tablets
    2.) Dajana pet Tropica flakes
    3.) Dajana pet Discus +

    So please, everyone participate get those photos posted before the 16th of February.

    (sorry for our international guests, but it would be to expensive ship them overseas, but you are very welcome to participate.

    Cheers

    Andre
     
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    My entry:

    [​IMG]
     
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    as it is APSA - i think this one will do nicely

    [​IMG]
     
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    Was taken a while back when the earth was still young and my plants were still happy
     
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    M. Boesemani male in full display

    [​IMG]

    (Entry changed with the permission from Moderator)
     
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    I have removed my pic due to content... admittedly it was a stunning photo though! - ah well ;D
     
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    Come on guys

    2 days to go.

    Lets see some pictures
     
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    I can always enter again? ;-)
     
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    ditto - can we enter black lists?
     
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