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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 10:35 AM

***JANUARY PHOTO Contest now open for Submissions in the Photography Group***

We have a terrific theme this month: In Honor of the Roman God, Janus (god of doors, beginnings and endings, transitions facing forwards and backwards)

AND, for the first time, we will be running the contest under the new rules: the winner does get the prize of choosing the theme for the next contest, BUT, the winner no longer has the responsibility to host the next contest. We have moved to a new scheme: we will be using volunteer hosts. So don't worry that you might enter the winning shot and then be on the hook to host the next contest!

There are lots of possibilities for this theme. Think about your photo telling a story. Think about possibility. Think about history and especially changing history. Think about protests against war and the movement toward peace. Think about equal rights.

Here is the link to the Submissions thread: https://www.democraticunderground.com/103673670

Submissions will be open until January 18th, or until we reach 30 entries.




I'm going to put up a few of my own shots, just to get your creative juices flowing.

As an example of the god of doors and transitions


door to an inner courtyard that can't be seen from the street



one of the three doors to Notre Dame, signifying the transition from secular to holy space



as an example of transition in policy

from segregation to integration

two water fountains on the grounds of NC State Capitol (yes, one for whites and one for "coloreds" although the signs are no longer there)



a monument in Washington DC to a man who was all about creating transition to equality ( notice the inscription!)



cemeteries as transition from one life to the next



hallways as transition from one space to another





There are lots of possibilities! Please enter a photo.




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Reply ***JANUARY PHOTO Contest now open for Submissions in the Photography Group*** (Original post)
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Soph0571 Jan 12 #1
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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Sun Jan 12, 2020, 11:05 AM

1. k&r

Come on chaps lots of interpretation on this one. The more the merrier!

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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 11:37 AM

2. Kick

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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 12:36 PM

3. K&R

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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 01:57 PM

4. .

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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 06:54 PM

5. Kick

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Sun Jan 12, 2020, 10:21 PM

6. And if you don't know how to post a photo--we can help you!





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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2020, 09:30 AM

7. Doors, bridges, tunnels. Wind or solar panel farms.

C'mon, someone must have some photos of those?

We need some more entries!

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Mon Jan 13, 2020, 12:04 PM

8. kick

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2020, 03:12 PM

9. Kicking!

One of these days I will enter something. But in the meantime, I sure do enjoy seeing everyone's fantastic photos.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2020, 03:31 PM

10. Interesting theme.

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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:11 AM

11. More kicking!

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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 12:39 PM

12. kickety kick

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:47 PM

13. Come and play with us!

It's fun. And we could all use some fun, couldn't we?

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Wed Jan 15, 2020, 01:19 PM

15. Kick

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Wed Jan 15, 2020, 03:25 PM

16. Kicking for visibility

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Thu Jan 16, 2020, 06:59 AM

17. K&R

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Thu Jan 16, 2020, 08:08 AM

18. kick for visibility

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