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DC Photography Contest #118

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Welcome to a new round of the DC Photography Contest! This time the theme will be down. As an example, the view down past the edge of a waterfall:


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The rules:

- One entry per person

- Picture has to be made by yourself and can't be just a reproduction of someone's work. If someone else's work is in the picture, there needs to be something extra.

- No manipulation besides basic photo adjustments (contrast, exposure, cropping, color balance, lighting, etc.)

- No text or framing in the photo. A signature/watermark is just fine, but it's preferable if you don't have "O Hai Eye Hav3 T3XT" (or something similar) present in the photo.

- When voting, please don't select your own image. This will ensure fairness.

- You are free to submit an old photo; you don't need to take a new one just for this competition.

- Winner hosts the next contest.


Deadline: March 2nd - EDIT: Voting goes up Monday 7th, deadline extended in the hope of more entries


Previous themes:

1: Beginning anew

2: Simplicity

3: Summer

4: Wildlife

5: Black & White

6: Food

7: Macro

8: Farewell

9: Light and Shadow

10: Urban

11: In the home

12: Travel Photography

13: Pets

14: Red

15: Coupled Animals

16: Clouds

17: Green

18: Water

19: Scenic views

20: Invertebrates

21: Sunrise/Sunset

22: Purple

23: Out of Context

24: Snow

25: Flowers

26: Mountains

27: Old

28: Birds

29: Inanimate Objects

30: New Life

31: Play

32: Road

33: Leaves

34: People

35. Books

36. Statues

37. Nighttime

38. Candy

39: Fruits

40: Reflection

41: Transportation

42: Trees

43: Happiness

44: Communication

45: Youth

46: Colors

47: New Year

48: Music

49: Contrast

50: Pink

51: Spring

52: The first letter of your username

53: Party!

54. White

55. Weather

56: Buildings

57: Union

58: Doors, gates and windows

59: Texture

60: Pairs

61: Your Favourite

62: Mushrooms

63: Happy holidays

64: Treasure

65: Bells

66: Warmth

67: Blue

68: Center

69: Zoo

70: Memories

71: Chitin

72: Garden

73: Silhouette

74: Darkness

75: W

76: Small

77: Silly

78: Toys

79: Three

80: Autumn

81: Yellow

82: Macro

83. Horizon

84. Winter/Christmas

85: Skies

86: Baked Goods

87: Your Home town

88: Abandoned places

89: F

90: Fears

91: Adventure

92: Detail

93: Illumination

94: Colour Orange

95: Black and white

96: Abstract

97: Unnoticed

98: Fire

99: History

100: Bridges

101: Wild animal close ups

102: Street Lights

103: Hobby

104: Three

105: Eyes

106: Unappreciated

107: Desk

108: Opposites

109: Mechanical Parts

110: Monuments

111: The bond

112: Action

113: Up

114: Spooky

115: Self

116: Extreme Weather

117: Patterns

Edited by Nimrodel

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Well, today was supposed to be the last day, but it seems it can't be. Well, I could declare sh20000sh winner by default here and now, but where's the fun in that? Surely there's got to be more than one person around who's taken a photo downwards?


So. I'll extend the deadline - voting goes up on Monday 7th (if we have any more entires by then *fingers crossed*)

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Frozen Waterfall


Took it while I was going on a hike. It was so pretty with all the snow!

Edited by Holocast

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Hm. You have forced me to make an interesting observation about my photography. I mostly take eye level and up pictures. I couldn't find anything interesting to submit for this very neat topic. D:

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I Was In Chicago And I Was Tresspassing


I went to visit some artists' lofts last fall and one of them was under construction. I never really take any "looking down" photos; I prefer crouching and looking up aha


@Sock: One of my photographer friends likes to hold his camera at belly-button height and snap photos from there and it is an interesting exercise. It helps if your camera has a screen that can pivot up!

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Now that the observation has been made, you certainly have the opportunity to do something about that, Sock wink.gif


Glad to see more entries, voting will be up in a few moments!

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