February Photo Competition: Animals

Discussion in 'photography, graphics & art' started by girasol, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. i_hate_beckham

    i_hate_beckham Him From A Village

    1) Errrkkk - Addy
    2) West Country Driver - Dubber Dan
    3) Fox - Danski
     
  2. Portia

    Portia foop Banned

    votes for

    1. untitled 1- lighterthief
    2. sheild bug- callie
    3. shadowcat- sovietpop
     
  3. pineapple

    pineapple Brixton2Brooklyn

    1. Free Billy - Robster970

    2. Poodle driver - Wordie

    3. Donkey wash - FunkyUK
     
  4. Streathamite

    Streathamite ideological dogmatist

    1;snadge - dog,
    2;snadge - ducks
    3; Callie - monkey.
    stunning work snadge
     
  5. danski

    danski Comfortable chair.

    christ this isnt easy!
    until i change my my for the 50th time.....

    1. quench-cybertect
    2. free billy-robster970
    3. buffalo-funkyUK

    some really good stuff there
    oh, salaryman, it was pure luck, no timing really :oops:
     
  6. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    I must have put in the wrong width and height values.

    It's fixed now.

    If any of the other thumbnails are the wrong shape please PM me.

    Or, if any are missing altogether!

    See, you appreciate Hiccup more when someone incompetent does the thumbnails ...
     
  7. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    Ducks - Snadge.
    Mudchute City Farm - Robster970.
    Misty morning - What.


    To many! Have people been playing around with the colours this month or, is the internet cafe monitor I'm using on it´s way out?
     
  8. Tank Girl

    Tank Girl ........

    so difficult to pick only 3.

    I keep changing my mind, so I'll vote now...

    1 - morning in da'hab - citydreams
    2 - Donkey Wash - FunkyUK
    3 - Mudchute City Farm - Robster 970


    I loved all the pics (well maybe not the dead ones ;) )

    mentions to

    Frosty Nag - What
    the cow that fell to earth - alef
    Mr P - lizzieloo
    cheeky sheepy - tribal princess
    raymond - skim
    horse 1 - chooch
    wildlife - ninjaboy - made me laugh :D
    shadow camel - biddlybee
    the moz - kage

    as I've been typing my list of honourables, I'm fighting not to change my votes.

    so, so good :cool:

    oh, and I loved snadge's pony pic.

    must stop looking at the thumbnails!
     
  9. KeeperofDragons

    KeeperofDragons Crazy dragon lady

    My three top for this month

    1 Captive otter - Paul Russel - very poignant

    2 You'll never fit through there - Wiskey - nice chuckle from that one

    3 Wildebeests - FunkyUK - great angle

    KoD
     
  10. thefuse

    thefuse New Member

    thanks ;)
    youre my number one fan so far :)
     
  11. hiccup

    hiccup King of the Vagabonds

    1) Baron and James - Exosculate Love how regal the dog looks, and the poster in the background

    2) Quench - cybertect Beautifully composed, and the colours in the feathers are amazing

    3) Spooky in water - snadge Really captured the joyful energy of dogs bounding around in water

    ---

    Others that caught my eye:

    shield bug - callie
    you'll never fit through there - wiskey
    bee - danski
    southsea swan - firky
    gambian kitten - dj bigga
    captive otter - paul russell

    Big thanks to Paul Russell for doing the thumbnails. Am happy to sort out the March ones, unless anyone has a particular hankering to do it.
     
  12. citydreams

    citydreams on the road again

    1) You'll never fit in there ~ Whiskey
    2) Dog in wheel-chair ~ Paul Russel
    3) Poodle ~ Woodie

    :)
     
  13. Here we go

    Here we go how'd we get here so fast

    1.) Mudchute City Farm - robster970
    2.)quench - cybertect
    3.)misty morning - what
     
  14. alef

    alef Needs to take more photos

    1. Dog's best friend - Iemanja
    Very funny, love the expressions

    2. Mudchute City Farm - Robster970
    Excellent juxtaposition, to quibble though I find the sky too photoshopped

    3. Captive otter - Paul Russell
    Zoo photos often don't work too well, here's a clear exception
     
  15. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    Just to say...

    If you entered, you bladdy well should vote! Mr Russell, you're the worst offender :mad: :D
     
  16. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    What's this big thing about voting?

    I've given up several hours of my time doing the thumbnails this month.

    I made a point of being online til 9 last night for late votes after having been at work in front of a computer since 8 in the morning. I'm only online at the mo in case there's more cock-ups with the thumbnails that I need to fix.

    If you look at my post count -- over three years, I post less than once a day. I don't usually spend my whole life on this board.

    I'm making a point of not voting this month!

    :mad: :mad: :mad:
     
  17. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    people have the decency to look at my photos, then it is only fair that I should take the time to look at theirs and vote.
     
  18. snadge

    snadge metal alchemist

    I always try and vote but there have been a few times I haven't ( along with not entering) due to no internet acces ie when I'm working away from home.
     
  19. what

    what Well-Known Member

    first Mudchute City Farm Robster970
    second Entry 2. Spooky in water Snadge
    Third Quench Cybertect
     
  20. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    The DECENCY to look at your photos?

    So every time you look at someone else's photographs on the Internet, you do something for them in return?

    Like send them a donation or an email of thanks or something?

    You spend a lot of time on the Internet. You like voting. 14 000 posts or whatever.

    Not everyone remembers. Or frankly, after working a long shift in front of computer would like to spend a second more in front of a computer. Personally, after 7 pm, I am tempted to chuck my PC out of the window...

    Would you enjoy making time to do something that you got nothing out of and found boring like putting up a thumbnail page?

    Just because you felt you should devote some time to it...

    Anyway, enough of all this. Back to the voting.

    OK, that is my absolutely last word on the subject.

    Goodbye.
     
  21. exosculate

    exosculate a stagger with a beat

    You make that point every month. Have you ever actually voted?
     
  22. exosculate

    exosculate a stagger with a beat


    Voting would have been quicker than writing that. :D
     
  23. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    Eh, I've noticed you've said that before.

    Yes, I have voted many times before.

    I really don't get what this "not voting" thing is.

    The only thing I feel guilty about is not doing the adding up for the photo competition.

    Because that looks like a shitty job. I've had a go a few times, but always end up with a different answer. Really.

    OK.

    I will not be

    voting
    entering
    doing anything in the future.

    sorry about that.
     
  24. snadge

    snadge metal alchemist

    please don't do that Paul, your contributions are always well recieved and the competitions would be a sadder place without your input, it shouldn't matter if you vote or not.

    I for one don't care but I do care if you flounce off.
     
  25. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    Oh yes, and I was sad enough to find last month's competition, and found that I voted in that one.

    Which I don't remember doing, but the evidence is there!

    Fully fledged flounce.

    Final goodbye from the photo comp!

    :)
     
  26. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    :(
     
  27. Robster970

    Robster970 Pay homage to Global Bob

    Come on Paul, don't go. Nobody really gives a fuck whether you vote or not, but people do give a fuck about having you around and seeing your work.
     
  28. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    There's no need to spit your dummy out. Just because I feel that people who enter should also vote (we should perhaps take this to PM or another thread as not to derail it.
    It takes perhaps five or ten minutes of your time to look through the entries, and post your votes. Less if you had the joy of doing thumbnails, as you've already got an idea what they're like. I've added up the results before and also had totally differemt results, my maths is crap!

    Don't flounce :mad:
     
  29. exosculate

    exosculate a stagger with a beat

    What is that expression about the exception not proving the rule?

    I've put on record before that I like your photography. I would also describe myself as an unobservant type in many respects, I walk past people in the high street that i know well without even noticing they are there. Which is why my observation of your general lack of voting is all the more peculiar.

    All I am saying is this - in a community orientated competion it does not seem to be in the community spirit to rarely vote. Yet be prepared to give up a great deal of time to something like thumbnails.

    I do not understand the motivational element in this!
     
  30. girasol

    girasol Ubuntu

    What the hell is going on? I don't understand this pressure on Paul Russell or anyone else to vote! :mad:

    People will vote if they want to, if they have time... Some people might not agree with there being a winner (I know sometimes I wish it wasn't necessary)...

    Don't go, Paul Russell, the place won't be the same without you... :(
     

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