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Tue Jan 10, 2023, 04:54 PM Jan 2023

January Photo Contest thread 1 [View all]

California Peggy won the privilege of selecting this month's theme.

The entrant takes a photo of anything they want, with some restrictions!

1) Those are that the photo be taken by cell phone ONLY.
2)AND that the photo has not been post-processed in ANY way.

So, one cell phone photo, right out of the camera! NO EDITING AT ALL.

This is a "level the playing field" contest. The idea is to remove any advantage that professional equipment or editing software may provide. Cell phones do a number of things very well, apply various corrective fixes without user input and in one respect are the best camera, that is, the one you have with you. Some phones offer in camera editing and the idea is to not even use that, as close to 'straight out of the camera' as we can get. Just you and your creative eye.

Thread 2: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100217548090
Thread 3: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100217548091

A dusting of large, light snow flakes fallen on a smooth, frozen pond

Bananas and shadows

Begonias and Torenia

Flip Phone 2018 Two Guns, Arizona

Ladybug visit

Textures and soft fur

East 73rd Street, New York

Laundry Day

Under the Brooklyn Bridge

4:00AM in Essexville, Michigan

65 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Time expired
A dusting of large, light snow flakes fallen on a smooth, frozen pond
10 (15%)
Bananas and shadows
2 (3%)
Begonias and Torenia
2 (3%)
Flip Phone 2018 Two Guns, Arizona
4 (6%)
Ladybug visi
8 (12%)
Textures and soft fur
2 (3%)
East 73rd Street, New York
11 (17%)
Laundry Day
5 (8%)
Under the Brooklyn Bridge
17 (26%)
4:00AM in Essexville, Michigan https://i.imgur.com/GRjlNdR.jpg
4 (6%)
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K&R Solly Mack Jan 2023 #1
👀 underpants Jan 2023 #2
Can you remind us what the theme was? nt LAS14 Jan 2023 #3
Cell phone photos. Ms. Toad Jan 2023 #5
I'm sorry, this is just too hard. Grey Jan 2023 #4
Cool shots! 2naSalit Jan 2023 #6
Swift kick and rec for visibility Warpy Jan 2023 #7
All fine pictures wendyb-NC Jan 2023 #8
If I had known I would have submitted this ... aggiesal Jan 2023 #9
I love that so very much Mira Jan 2023 #22
kick HappyCynic Jan 2023 #10
Kicking a kennedy Jan 2023 #11
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Jan 2023 #12
KNR niyad Jan 2023 #13
kick ManiacJoe Jan 2023 #14
K&R for the spectacular photos, tough choices! Rhiannon12866 Jan 2023 #15
Can I vote for only one photo in each of the three? Thanks. nt akbacchus_BC Jan 2023 #16
How about weighted voting for these contests? I'm serious. planetc Jan 2023 #17
Please elaborate on this. What do you have in mind? nt AndyS Jan 2023 #19
Well, the idea is to give everybody maybe five votes which could be distributed ... planetc Jan 2023 #20
It sounds like a nice idea but . . . AndyS Jan 2023 #21
Thanks for your thoughtful and informative reply. planetc Jan 2023 #25
I can assure you that no disclaimer is necessary. AndyS Jan 2023 #26
Kick! Dyedinthewoolliberal Jan 2023 #18
Kick! mnhtnbb Jan 2023 #23
Kick kick kick! Grumpy Old Guy Jan 2023 #24
Kick! mnhtnbb Jan 2023 #27
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