Our Weekly Photography Contest

~ GROUP RULES ~

Photography Contest Group for all photographers. All Info and Group Rules are under " Files" at the top of the Main Group page. -We use Albums now !! - ADD 2 PHOTOS Only per week to the " PHOTOS " Button at the top of the page. Then Click the Album for that Theme and Then the Grey " ADD PHOTO " button on right at the top Or Blue Link provided. ANYONE SPAMMING THE WALL WILL BE BANNED !! - Please BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER

1. Winner chooses the next theme. Admin will contact you.
It will be added to the Upcoming list under " Files " .

1st Place Winner :
You may Only Win twice in a row. After that please step down so others can have a turn. (yours will become 2nd place, then. ) Thanks for understanding.

2. PHOTOS: **ADD A TITLE (give your photo a name) & do not add blurry photos. They will be removed. **(admins' discretion).

3. TIME LINE :
ADD 2 PHOTOS: MONDAY - FRIDAY
Vote using " VOTE "- All week through
Uploading will close Friday Night (SA Time ) and FINAL votes will be cast from Friday night to Monday Lunch time (SA Time ).

Winners will be announced Monday evening or asap..

4. Photoshop is allowed, but keep it minimal. NO HDR ALLOWED !!

5. You Must take the Photo Yourself.
. You can't add photos from the internet .You can be sued if you Plagiarize (steal ) others photos. . You will be banned if you Plagiarize.

6. No cell phone photos or out of focus or are small...they may be deleted without notice. (admins' discretion)

7. Photos that have already won a place in this group (1st, 2nd, or 3rd place) may not be used again in this group. If your photo won a contest unrelated to this group, then it is eligible.

8. If your PHOTO DOES NOT PETAIN TO THE THEME YOU WILL BE ASKED TO , REPLACE & RESUBMIT it or it will be DELETED without Notice. Same goes for blurry or overexposed photos. No debate will be entered into . (admins' discretion)

9. Constructive Criticism is allowed, but try to be positive and not mean.

10 VOTING :
* USE " VOTE " in the comment box
You Must vote Mon - Mon, on a minimum of 5 photos - more if you like.
Uploading closes Friday - Vote till Monday but only once on any given photo.

* If you DO NOT VOTE ON 5 + PHOTOS ,YOUR ENTRY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
* No favoritism please; strive to vote objectively and not due to friendship with the photographer.

* You may Not vote for your own picture

" Like " does Not Count.

* You dont have to add a photo to vote.

* No favoritism please; strive to vote objectively and not due to friendship with the photographer.

11. Honourable Mentions are " admin awards " admin can pick which picture they think overall best fits the theme & they think deserves more votes.

12. Winning photos will remain in the Album.

IF YOU BREAK THE RULES; YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE GROUP & MIGHT BE BANNED.
ALL FACEBOOK RULES APPLY.

Link to THE OLD OWC winners group, photos. before Sept 2011.
https://sites.google.com/site/owcphotographywinners/