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August 06 Contest Votes

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Old 07-31-2006, 05:08 PM
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August 06 Contest Votes

Voting will run from 25 August to 31 August 2006. Only those with entries may vote. Deadline for votes is 6pm EDT 31 August 2006.

Only those that entered the contest may vote. All other votes will be deleted. If you did not enter, but would like to comment on an entry, please post your comments to the August 06 Discussion Thread.

Vote for the 5 best entries in order.

Note you cannot vote for your own image. If you do, your votes will be deleted.

Example Vote:
Pick the top five contest entries and list in order...

1. Entry X (First Place)
2. Entry A (Second Place and so on)
3. Entry Q
4. Entry S
5. Entry P

This thread will remain closed until it's time to vote.

And as always, when you vote try to include some things you especially liked about your choices…what made them stand out, what impressed you, etc. This is a learning experience!

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Old 08-26-2006, 04:35 AM
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Since nobody voted yet, I set up a gallery to view the entries.

Click here to see all entries: Gallery

Hope this helps.

Old 08-26-2006, 08:29 AM
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This is one of the hardest contests to "judge". I found that ALL the entries had wonderful interpretations and execution.

Marsha, thank you for the gallery!

1. RaccIria
2. Irshgilkc
3. Cathy
4. Printmeister
5. Gary Richardson

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Old 08-26-2006, 09:45 AM
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swampy, i agree, very difficult to judge. marsha, thanks for the gallery.

1. RaccIria
2. Swampy
3. irshgrlkc
4. makeovermagic
5. printmeister
Old 08-26-2006, 09:45 AM
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1. RaccIria - nice overall tone - very slick
2. Swampy - excellent art deco feel
3. Kr1156 - good background, maybe the guy could have been blended in more
4. Peter_S - gives a good feeling of the rich and bored
5. makeovermagic - the graininess makes it seem old fashion.

Everyone did a great job.
Old 08-26-2006, 12:06 PM
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here are my votes -- all were really great.
1. RaccIria
2. CathyH
3. Swampy
4. printmeister
5. Gary Richardson

p.s. swampy and johnnieb -- you're welcome.
Old 08-26-2006, 03:46 PM
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My votes

1 RaccIria - why go against the flow its great
2 johnnieb - Just like it
3 makeovermagic - Nice tones to this one
4 PhotoB806 - Definitely a real poster look
5 dougcolwell - Because its fun


CathyH thanks V Much
Old 08-26-2006, 04:01 PM
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As always this months contest was a hard one to judge.

Luckily there weren't as many entries as there have been in other months, and thanks to Marsha kindly putting up a gallery, I was able to view all of them at once, which made things more convenient, if not any easier to judge.

Just so Racc Iria doesn't get too big headed I've put him last for being such a talented swine.

OK, here's my choice, and if I've not chosen you its only because we're only allowed to vote for 5, I think all the entries were excellent, and in my eyes everyone who entered this contest is a winner.

1st Place Racc Iria (I lied about not voting for him) Loved everything about this, from the concept to the execution, don't think there's anything bad I can say about it.

2nd Place Make Over Magic Liked the concept, thought the Sepia tone and the noise were a nice touch. Execution was excellent.

3rd Place Joao Close between this and Swampy's entry, the superior extraction of the figure got it for me.

4th Place Swampy Good concept, just let down a touch by black line around white jacket.

5th Place Peter_S A pair of legs like that has just got to get my vote.
Old 08-27-2006, 02:13 AM
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As I sit here re-installing Adobe CS2, and other programs lost when my beta version of windows vista screwed up, I figured I would do something productive rather than watch the installer bar move across the screen.

This was a lot of fun to do, and I loved seeing all the variations on the same theme. Well done all who participated, and thanks for making the voting so difficult. I keep changing my mind on which I like best, but here are my votes:

1st: Racc-Iria - Hands down winner for me with seemless integration
2nd: kr1156 - Clean job and a close second
3rd: Swampy - Like this, reminds me of a magazine cover
4th: CathyH - I like the crop that you chose, it works
5th: PhotoB - I like the simplicity of it, it works for me.

And now I'm going to hit 'submit reply' before I change my mind again.

Kerry (irshgrlkc)
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