Washington Apple Pi's 2009 Photo Contest brought out the creativity, ingenuity,
technique, sense of artistry, and sheer luck of Pi members as they set out
to capture frozen moments of time on film. Er, flash RAM. The Photo
Contest III promises to do the same.
Contest period runs from June 1 to August 31September 7, 2010
Another week to get your photos and captions ready.
Contest winners will be announced September 25, 2010
Contest nitty-gritty details:
Contest is only for Washington Apple Pi members who have active accounts
through August 31, 2010. A contestant must be the same person as the photographer
and the submitter.
There are two, self-determined, classes of contestants: Novice and Advanced.
Photos must have been taken within the contest period (June 1 through
August 31), except in the Shoebox category which will have no date restriction.
Any submissions in any category cannot have been entered into any other
A limit of eight (8) photos can be entered in the contest with a limit
of three (3) per category.
An image may be entered in only one category.
Basic entrant info will be collected when uploading images. A caption
should be included for each photo submitted. If entries are submitted other
than through the Connect Web page, include name, class, image category
Only basic* photo manipulation allowed. [Basic Photo Manipulation
can only include cropping and minor enhancements which are defined as color
and lighting adjustments and sharpening. No advanced photo manipulation
is allowed such as layering and use of Stamp, Cloning or other similar
Only JPEG and TIFF format files will be accepted, with higher resolution
photos highly encouraged.
Entry images will be collected via three means: uploading to the
contest Web site, CD or flash drive. Preferred choice will be by uploading
to the contest Web site. Submissions may also
be delivered in digital format on a CD or flash drive. Email submissions
will not be accepted.
One winner per category in each classification. Other notable images
will be awarded an Honorable Mention.
One Category Winner will be chosen from each category for each classification
of contestant. Any number of Honorable Mentions can be awarded in each
category for other notable photos.
A Best of Show winner will be chosen from all submissions and they
will be awarded the Best of Show trophy.
Certificates will be given to Advanced and Novice winners and to
Honorable Mentions awardees.
Contest entry is by default full permission to place the image on
the Washington Apple Pi Web site and to reproduce in other medium, such
as in the Journal or
as a displayed printed image, as the Pi sees fit.