Need your input as to which to submit for a contest.

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  1. bigtwinky

    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I couldn't find another forum to post this in, sorry if its in the wrong one. :)

    So I heard about a local photography contest that I was thinking about entering. This would be my first contest.
    There are 12 categories, each winner wins a Nikon D5000. I'm thinking of submitting for either:

    - Urban Landscape
    desc: a thousand and one ways to see a city, either at home or away

    - Love of architecture
    desc: Love one of a kind doors? Ruins are your passion? A building inspires you?

    As I have shot a nice series of night shots not too long ago, I was going to pick from this pool for my entry. Only one entry total per person, so I need the best.

    I'd love to hear your input as to which I should submit. Or if you think none are worthy winners, let me know as well!


    1.The zoom pan
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    2.The tilted street
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    3.The cathedral doors
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    4.The lonely bench
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    5. The Market (I'd have some cleanup to do in the sky me thinks)
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    Many thanks for taking the time.

    The full set is on my flickr here Night photos - a set on Flickr
     
  2. Sw1tchFX

    Sw1tchFX TPF Noob!

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    Methinks number 3
     
  3. NateS

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    I think the love of architecture, the only one that is very fitting is #3. However I also don't think it will print well since most of it is very dark except for the overly bright angels. (I'm assuming you'll submit hard copy photos for the contest?).

    Urban landscape. 4 and 5 are the only possible options for this category (in my opinon) and honestly, neither one of those wow's me in the least.
     
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    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Thanks for the input and honesty :)
     
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    I like #2 for urban landscape.
     
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    #3 is a little dark for me. I'd probably submit #2.
     
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    I like #2 and #3 but think 3 would be the stronger choice, the blue really pops. #3 also looks like its tilted a little to the right.
     
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    I love pic 3. I couldn't resist having a little play around in photoshop. i know it's a bit extreme, but oh well :p.....

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    I like number 2 the best. Great shots!
     
  10. bigtwinky

    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Thanks for all the input, suggestions and photoshop ideas :)
     
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    Either 2 or 3 in Love of Architecture. Like both of them very much.

    #3 is dark but not too dark with plenty enough details in the dark areas. However, I am new to digital photography and have no idea how it would print.

    As far as being worthy winners, who knows? Who knows what else will be submitted so it is very hard to make predictions. The one thing I'll say though is that nobody will laugh at you for entering snapshots with either of those 2.
     
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    #3, and I also recognize all these places in/around Old Montreal! :D
     

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