Neowin Monthly Photography Challenge [April 2013: Pets]


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Chasethebase

Hello and welcome to the second Monthly Photography Challenge that will be hosted by Neowin, it used to exist before, but now it does again!

This will be in a monthly format, with a minor exception. The challenge will conclude a week before the end of the month (24th March, 23rd April etc.) and the voting thread will go up.

That's right, the entered photos will be collected into a single thread with a poll, these will be voted on by everyone and when the poll closes the next theme will be selected.

The theme for this month is Pets, as chosen by last month's winner, Draconian Guppy!

FAQ

Q: What is the current challenge?

A: The current challenge is in the thread title

Q: What are the rules for posting?

A:

  • Photos must be taken in the time frame of that theme (So in the case of March, from today (24th February) to the 24th March. Submission must be on a website that conserves EXIF data).
  • Spam will be deleted as per the forum rules, such as photos for sale.
  • The rest of the forum rules still apply.
  • One picture per theme.
  • Post your photo as a reply to this thread

Q: What sites are permitted for submission?

A:

  • Flickr
  • Picasa
  • min.us
  • smugmug
  • playlookit.com
  • 500px.com
  • DeviantArt.com
  • Google Plus
  • localhostr

Q: Does Neowin get any rights to my images if I post them?

A: Not at all! The only rights Neowin get are simply to say you won and may post it to the front page with full accreditation.

Q: Can Staff/MVC/Veteran/Other Group enter?

A: Yes!

Q: I have a question not answered here!

A: PM me!

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Fezmid

Since I know a lot of people wanted a prize attached to the contest last month, I'm offering up a Captain Kirk 8G USB thumb drive to the April winner! This prize is so awesome that you can't even BUY one right now because they're out of stock until May!!! http://www.mimoco.co...etails/451.aspx

Neowin's review of the Mimobots is here: http://www.neowin.net/news/review-mimobot---usb-flash-drives-with-character

Good luck!

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djdanster

Since I know a lot of people wanted a prize attached to the contest last month, I'm offering up a Captain Kirk 8G USB thumb drive to the April winner! This prize is so awesome that you can't even BUY one right now because they're out of stock until May!!! http://www.mimoco.co...etails/451.aspx

Neowin's review of the Mimobots is here: http://www.neowin.ne...-with-character

Good luck!

Awesome! Thanks for that Fezmid. Count me in.

Ima go and take some piccys!

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Chasethebase

Since I know a lot of people wanted a prize attached to the contest last month, I'm offering up a Captain Kirk 8G USB thumb drive to the April winner! This prize is so awesome that you can't even BUY one right now because they're out of stock until May!!! http://www.mimoco.co...etails/451.aspx

Neowin's review of the Mimobots is here: http://www.neowin.ne...-with-character

Good luck!

I'd just like to add that, if a staff member does happen to gain the most votes when voting opens for this month, that this prize will go to the highest ranked member in succession, as is normal with Neowin's giveaways (In that Staff cannot enter). Said staff member would still choose the following month's theme.

Have fun!

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djdanster

Here is mine:

Pic of my dog Sally (Miniature Schnauzer) I took this afternoon:

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http://500px.com/photo/29772185

Good luck to everyone else :)

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Draconian Guppy

I'd just like to add that, if a staff member does happen to gain the most votes when voting opens for this month, that this prize will go to the highest ranked member in succession, as is normal with Neowin's giveaways (In that Staff cannot enter). Said staff member would still choose the following month's theme.

Have fun!

Chase... I'd just like to say... marry me ! XD :p

naw.. Seriously If you don't personally participate with your photo, I will publicly post our naughty conversations! being in the staff is no excuse!

Here is my entry, it's my Boston Terrier.

http://500px.com/photo/29763697

Enjoy!

It's a lot easier if we can see it here, without having to go somewhere else! Can a mode fix his hotlink ?

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NoLiMiT06

Chase... I'd just like to say... marry me ! XD :p

naw.. Seriously If you don't personally participate with your photo, I will publicly post our naughty conversations! being in the staff is no excuse!

It's a lot easier if we can see it here, without having to go somewhere else! Can a mode fix his hotlink ?

Yea, I forgot the image like a dumbass... Sorry :(

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Chasethebase

I don't know if there's a way to display the photo here without the owner uploading it to Neowin themselves. It isn't that much of an issue having it externally hosted afaik and 500px/Flickr also show the date taken stamp too which is nice.

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TAZMINATOR

I don't know if there's a way to display the photo here without the owner uploading it to Neowin themselves. It isn't that much of an issue having it externally hosted afaik and 500px/Flickr also show the date taken stamp too which is nice.

They can post the photo on here with EXIF info under the photo. Like they usually do in digital lab forum. Either that or they can post photo with the link to uploaded site with EXIF.

I like to see photos here instead of going outside of Neowin.

I might upload one of my photos here soon.

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Draconian Guppy

I like to see photos here instead of going outside of Neowin.

I might upload one of my photos here soon.

My point exactly!

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MikeFu84

The brown puppy is a pic I took years ago with a cheap HP point and shoot. The darker puppy was taken with a Samsung smart phone.

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Draconian Guppy

The brown puppy is a pic I took years ago with a cheap HP point and shoot. The darker puppy was taken with a Samsung smart phone.

Must be within the time frame! read teh rules!

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ObiWanToby

Welp, combo breaker, going with a kitty.

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Marshall

I had a visitor a little while ago. He comes by everyday though, because I feed him, thus I consider him a "pet" :)

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ArcticRift

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I Want to win :)

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Draconian Guppy

I Want to win :)

Holy hell, that's an awesome kitteh photo!

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TAZMINATOR

DAMN! I have not seen something like that before.. Nice texture in the eye. I have dog's eye pictures but not that close.

Looks like a vertical volcano to me. lol

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Draconian Guppy

DAMN! I have not seen something like that before.. Nice texture in the eye. I have dog's eye pictures but not that close.

Looks like a vertical volcano to me. lol

agreed, hard to beat IMO, this will make it harder for us, but better for teh competion!

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Draconian Guppy

Man teh internetz love cats! That one is gonna be hard to beat! but here goes!

Happiness is having my tongue all the way out!

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ArcticRift

Glad to see we getting the Awesome out!

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djdanster

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I Want to win :)

Very nice piccy, however according to the rules you'd need to upload it to an image hoster that supports EXIF data :)

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