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Photo competition: winners gallery!

Discussion in 'photography, graphics & art' started by editor, Dec 5, 2004.

  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I've now posted up a brand new section dedicated to the fantastic photo competition here

    Thanks to Alef for the images (and nagging!) and hiccup for the archive pages - I hope that the gallery does justice to al the fine work. With luck, it'll soon get a good listing in google and help publicise the work.

    Note: I've left the urban75 copyright notice in as a precaution, but naturally I'm not claiming copyright! If anyone gets in touch regarding using the images, I'll obviously contact with the photographer
     
  2. alef

    alef Needs to take more photos

    Thank you, editor! Seeing all the winning photos together is a reminder of just how varied and quirky the styles and tastes in photography can be... which also reflects the make up of the Urbanite community (and people in general).

    Credit and thanks for this winner's gallery is also due to wiskey, she's the one who first started collecting together these photos and half of these would have otherwise been lost.

    Also much appreciate hiccup's consistent work at collecting together the thumbnails:
    http://www.urban75.org/photos/comp/entries.html or now also
    http://theskyisbig.co.uk/u75/archive/u75archive.htm

    Personally I think I'm destined to forever be the "Jimmy White" of the photo competition but then that keeps me motivated to try harder each new month. Pleased to see that Paul Russell has finally won, he's the Urbanite here who clearly is out and about and snapping hardest, oh and also has oodles of talent! Now, hmmm, fast food, time to start thinking about greasy burgers and fries....
     
  3. Loki

    Loki RIP R.I.P.

    Some top photos in that gallery! [​IMG]
     
  4. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    :)

    thanks Mike, that looks cool. its a shame we dont have all the winners.

    nice work alef.

    wiskers
     
  5. Dubber Dan

    Dubber Dan Systems Buster

    Nice one Mike :D

    But there seem to be some months seem to be missing, ie. Aug (simply summer by Dubber Dan) and Sept (water by Skydancer) 2003 and the May and June 2004 are round the wrong way (also wrong on the archive of thumbnails).

    Also the June 2003 pic is being reshaped to fit the window. It shouldn't be so wide but should be more square

    Other than that tops. Tis really nice to be able to see the winning pics all together at last :cool:
     
  6. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

    Nice to see them together. Didn't realise that (s)Kim won twice in row.
     
  7. alef

    alef Needs to take more photos

    The first two times she entered as well! :eek: :D
     
  8. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    Thanks man.

    Just makes the guilt of not donating worse - I will get around to it, promise! Just gotta get this uni lark out the way first.
     
  9. Skim

    Skim has retired

    Thanks Mike – it looks great.
     
  10. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Right. I've added the new photos, updated the thumbnails, added the new pages, updated the index page - but I don't understand how the 'May and June 2004 are round the wrong way'. According to the archive links here - http://www.hiccup.f2s.com/u75/may.htm - they're the right themes for the right months - aren't they?

    And now my hangover's come back.

    :confused:
     
  11. ill-informed

    ill-informed passive aggressive master

    thanks mike. An excellent addition to the site and you've made me even more determined to get a good picture for this month.

    :)
     
  12. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    I gotta get in again too after I got first and second place that time, it is my mission to do it for fast food :D
     
  13. sajana

    sajana ting ting da ting


    the gallery is an excellent effort. only realised that it posts only the winner... :(

    which means now...one should be doing some extra effort to get on to the gallery???

    Fine then. ;)
     
  14. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    There's links to all the entries
    here

    If I had to post up every single entry from every month, I'd never finish the thing.
     
  15. suzi

    suzi tum te tum te tum

    hullo mike, long time no see :)
     
  16. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    ah go on.... go on go on go on go on go on










    go on ;)
     
  17. boskysquelch

    boskysquelch Banned Banned

    Yeah 'kin delegate the job to Firky...kin students an' their life's sooooooooooo boring bollackas...make him make him make him! ;)

    Chuffed to see "my" eyes...big chuffed in sad times...big big chuffed! :D
     
  18. Paul Russell

    Paul Russell Psychogeographer

  19. boskysquelch

    boskysquelch Banned Banned

  20. Dubber Dan

    Dubber Dan Systems Buster

    Not so much me but more my missus. I'm the one you can see. But cheers for that Paul :D
     
  21. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

  22. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

  23. Firky

    Firky The first of the gang Banned

    puncation is for losers

    d'd do it, I don't mind :)

    student life is so fkin BORING it hurts


    congrats on the bestest photo in the history of double you double you double you dot urban seventy five dot com
     
  24. miss direct

    miss direct misfungled

    Wow those are great, really inspirational. Thank you for making the gallery as I wasn't even aware of this.
     
  25. bosco

    bosco i'm a kimberly mikado

    thanks for this mike. it's great looking back at some of the lovely photos from over the years.

    :)



    btw - i've finally got my hands on an old mac to use with that film scanner, so i'll be able to scan the 2 or 3 photos of mine that somehow managed to win a couple of years ago.
    i'm probably too late though. poor wiskey has given up nagging me about it.
     
  26. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    i have not - just not done it for the past week or so :p

    your one of the bay deserves to be up there mate so sort it out!!

    thanks paul :oops:

    wiskers
     
  27. dlx1

    dlx1 Sitting by phone waiting for a call

    yes good to see the over the year. Like to think I getting better :\
     
  28. Barking_Mad

    Barking_Mad Non sibi sed omnibus

    Cheers Mike, top effort as usual.
     
  29. Hocus Eye.

    Hocus Eye. Snap, crop, scrap crap

    Thanks Mike for that gallery. Urban75 goes from strength to strength. An international photo competition has been an asset to the site since it was started and deserves to be flagged up.

    Hocus Eye
     
  30. jiggajagga

    jiggajagga Judge_Mental

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