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Soph0571

(9,685 posts)
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 05:36 AM Apr 2020

😃😀😜April Photo Contest is NOW OPEN!!!😁😲😊

This discussion thread was locked by mnhtnbb (a host of the Photography group).

Last edited Wed Apr 22, 2020, 03:50 AM - Edit history (5)

Hello my fine fellow DUers. This is the official submission thread for the April Contest.

HAB911 Won the February contest and therefore had the privilege of deciding the theme for the April contest. I will be hosting the April contest. The theme for April is "bokeh, the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Bokeh has been defined as the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light"

EDIT: Talitha has pointed out that "Bokeh is often most visible around small background highlights, such as specular reflections and light sources, which is why it is often associated with such areas. However, bokeh is not limited to highlights; blur occurs in all out-of-focus regions of the image." I hope this provides further clarification for submissions.

This thread will be closed to new submissions on the 22nd April 2020 at 1700 GMT.

As per usual, one submission per photographer and entries are to be the original work of the submitting photographer . If I open it up for a second entry, I will of course let you know through the Photography Group. However, I really would love to see 30 separate entries so will be nagging and kicking for the next seven days.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT CHATTER IS FORBADEN ON THIS THREAD. SUBMISSIONS ONLY PLEASE.

If you want to chat or have a question about the competition come find us here on a thread opened for this specific purpose: https://www.democraticunderground.com/103674869

You can find all the rules for the competition here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/103673624 Please take the time to read them, I would hate to have to bounce anyone's picture because it has not stuck to the rules.

Please make sure that you include a title in your submission.

CONTEST LICENSE:

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.

AND NOW WITHOUT FURTHER ADO.... YOUR COMPETITION IS OPEN.



WE HAVE HIT OUR 30 SO THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

Thanks to everyone you participated and the voting threads will be up soon

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😃😀😜April Photo Contest is NOW OPEN!!!😁😲😊 (Original Post) Soph0571 Apr 2020 OP
Naptime mnhtnbb Apr 2020 #1
April Snow The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2020 #2
Chyna urbanhermit Apr 2020 #3
Dark Tulip on a Bright Day edhopper Apr 2020 #4
Newborn and Camouflaged Mira Apr 2020 #5
Arches Soph0571 Apr 2020 #6
Spider in Sunlight CaliforniaPeggy Apr 2020 #7
Lunch time! Dyedinthewoolliberal Apr 2020 #8
This looks EXACTLY like my pergola! PoindexterOglethorpe Apr 2020 #16
Out by the Shed Alacritous Crier Apr 2020 #9
Peek-a-Boo! Talitha Apr 2020 #10
Black-browed Albatross sinkingfeeling Apr 2020 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author diddlysquat Apr 2020 #12
Hope springs eternal a la izquierda Apr 2020 #13
Up close and personal alfredo Apr 2020 #14
Turtle Callalily Apr 2020 #15
creamy background flamin lib Apr 2020 #17
Prickly pear visitor drmeow Apr 2020 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author blaze Apr 2020 #19
April Showers mnhtnbb Apr 2020 #20
Bug on a fence MuseRider Apr 2020 #21
Afloat Mira Apr 2020 #22
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Talitha Apr 2020 #23
Meat Eater sinkingfeeling Apr 2020 #24
Out Of Nowhere CaliforniaPeggy Apr 2020 #25
Remember Behind the Aegis Apr 2020 #26
Portal to another world! Soph0571 Apr 2020 #27
Did Someone Say Cookie?! Behind the Aegis Apr 2020 #28
It's Springtime. Dyedinthewoolliberal Apr 2020 #29
Cherry Blossoms edhopper Apr 2020 #30
Columbine Tom Kitten Apr 2020 #31
Baby flower a la izquierda Apr 2020 #32
if only you could smell it too Kali Apr 2020 #33
Locking at request of host mnhtnbb Apr 2020 #34

mnhtnbb

(31,371 posts)
1. Naptime
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 06:33 AM
Apr 2020

The Velveteen Ocelot

(115,571 posts)
2. April Snow
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 10:06 AM
Apr 2020

urbanhermit

(745 posts)
3. Chyna
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 11:12 AM
Apr 2020

edhopper

(33,464 posts)
4. Dark Tulip on a Bright Day
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 12:35 PM
Apr 2020

Mira

(22,380 posts)
5. Newborn and Camouflaged
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 12:53 PM
Apr 2020

Soph0571

(9,685 posts)
6. Arches
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 02:05 PM
Apr 2020

CaliforniaPeggy

(149,514 posts)
7. Spider in Sunlight
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 02:07 PM
Apr 2020


Dyedinthewoolliberal

(15,543 posts)
8. Lunch time!
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 02:22 PM
Apr 2020

PoindexterOglethorpe

(25,811 posts)
16. This looks EXACTLY like my pergola!
Thu Apr 16, 2020, 07:15 PM
Apr 2020

Strange I never noticed you hanging around taking pictures of my birds.

And yes, I have birds who have a nest about four feet to the right of the picture, although my birds are a different species. At least they don't look like this one.

Alacritous Crier

(3,813 posts)
9. Out by the Shed
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 02:25 PM
Apr 2020

Talitha

(6,555 posts)
10. Peek-a-Boo!
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 02:49 PM
Apr 2020

sinkingfeeling

(51,434 posts)
11. Black-browed Albatross
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 03:21 PM
Apr 2020

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

a la izquierda

(11,791 posts)
13. Hope springs eternal
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 04:38 PM
Apr 2020

Last edited Tue Apr 21, 2020, 07:02 PM - Edit history (1)

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alfredo

(60,071 posts)
14. Up close and personal
Wed Apr 15, 2020, 06:35 PM
Apr 2020

Callalily

(14,885 posts)
15. Turtle
Thu Apr 16, 2020, 07:35 AM
Apr 2020

flamin lib

(14,559 posts)
17. creamy background
Thu Apr 16, 2020, 08:33 PM
Apr 2020

<a href="https://imgur.com/G8K7m2Q"><img src="" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>

drmeow

(5,011 posts)
18. Prickly pear visitor
Thu Apr 16, 2020, 08:36 PM
Apr 2020

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

mnhtnbb

(31,371 posts)
20. April Showers
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 09:21 AM
Apr 2020

MuseRider

(34,095 posts)
21. Bug on a fence
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 09:27 AM
Apr 2020

Mira

(22,380 posts)
22. Afloat
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 10:38 AM
Apr 2020

Talitha

(6,555 posts)
23. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 10:39 AM
Apr 2020

sinkingfeeling

(51,434 posts)
24. Meat Eater
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 11:00 AM
Apr 2020

CaliforniaPeggy

(149,514 posts)
25. Out Of Nowhere
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 11:03 AM
Apr 2020

Behind the Aegis

(53,915 posts)
26. Remember
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 12:59 PM
Apr 2020

Last edited Tue Apr 21, 2020, 04:52 PM - Edit history (1)

Soph0571

(9,685 posts)
27. Portal to another world!
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 03:07 PM
Apr 2020

Behind the Aegis

(53,915 posts)
28. Did Someone Say Cookie?!
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 03:16 PM
Apr 2020

Dyedinthewoolliberal

(15,543 posts)
29. It's Springtime.
Mon Apr 20, 2020, 10:22 PM
Apr 2020

edhopper

(33,464 posts)
30. Cherry Blossoms
Tue Apr 21, 2020, 11:25 AM
Apr 2020

Tom Kitten

(7,340 posts)
31. Columbine
Tue Apr 21, 2020, 05:28 PM
Apr 2020

a la izquierda

(11,791 posts)
32. Baby flower
Tue Apr 21, 2020, 06:59 PM
Apr 2020

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Kali

(55,002 posts)
33. if only you could smell it too
Wed Apr 22, 2020, 12:07 AM
Apr 2020

mnhtnbb

(31,371 posts)
34. Locking at request of host
Wed Apr 22, 2020, 04:00 AM
Apr 2020

We have 30 entries!

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