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A Part of the Whole- PhoozL


A Part of the Whole

Submit up to three (3) images relating to or displaying the essence of the theme. There is a popular photo game called “What Is It?” where photographers show a part of something and the players are asked to guess what that something is. Taking off from there, this contest challenges you to show only a part of a whole: a piece, a section, a component, a partial view. But instead of the whole being a complete mystery, this assignment asks you to leave visual hints as to what the whole is. The viewer (and judge) should be able to guess — maybe with some effort — what the piece is a part of. Show the Piece but hint at the Whole. Note that the judge may not see your written descriptions but may only see the images submitted, so tell the story in those images. If you need some inspiration, take a look at this Sesame Street video) but ***NOTE: no humans or animals as primary subjects, please!*** The judge states she will be looking at image quality and whether she can figure out the whole from the part. Plus the normal PhoozL judging criteria of: originality and creativity, photo technique/quality, and overall artistic merit.

CONTEST JUDGE: Lisa Waddell is a Texas-based iPhone photographer known for her minimalist style. While she specializes in flower portraits bt does not limit herself to just florals. Lisa received 2013 photo awards at: Mobile Photography Awards, iPhone Photography Awards, Lightbox Photo Gallery, and American Aperture Awards. Lisa’s book, “Endings: Art of the Dying Flower,” is available for purchase in Apple’s iBooks store, on iTunes and at Blurb.com. Visit her website at: lisawaddell.net.

Submissions Open: Nov 13 – 20, 2013 (Wed to Wed)
Max Submits per Member: Three (3)
Eligibility: open to all logged-in PhoozL members, worldwide; submitted images may not be Winners or Honorable Mentions (or otherwise displayed on Results or Showcase pages) in any prior PhoozL contests.
Submission Fee: none (and worth every penny!)
Capture Date: no matter – new or archived
Image Rights & Usage: Clearly stated at bottom of every page on this site. No “rights grabbing” here!
Image Specs: digital submissions; RGB image mode. Maximum 1200pxl on longest side; max 2MB file size.
Image Editing Restrictions: none
Contest Winners: Top 3 + 3 Honorable Mentions selected by the Judge (each winning photographer-submitter will be unique if enough entries).
Watermarking images allowed?: yes, up to photographer; subtle is better
Prizes: custom icons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, plus Winners Showcase & PhoozL Points for all 6 winners. And glory and admiration of your peers!
Winners Showcase & PhoozL Points: Follow the Winners of this contest series in the Winners Showcase & PhoozL Points.
Additional Rules are available here.

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