Chairman's Challenge "FUNNY SIGNS": Re-voting
Posted 24 June 2012 - 23:49
Spotted this yesterday in southern Indiana. It's definitely a spreader...
Posted 26 June 2012 - 10:06
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. [Douglas Adams]
Posted 27 June 2012 - 10:58
Posted 29 June 2012 - 00:54
Dropping trash prohibited.
Edited by Marco Lanciani, 02 July 2012 - 15:59 .
Posted 29 June 2012 - 01:33
Parents responsible for their kids' vomit at this mary go round. Don't have to bring own cleaning supplies.
Posted 29 June 2012 - 11:08
"Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera."
Posted 02 July 2012 - 14:01
Posted 09 July 2012 - 00:08
Liking your favorites is now open and will stay open until Wed 7-11-2012 at 16:00h GMT
You may like up to three of your favorite images.
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 22:12
Posted 13 July 2012 - 23:18
Just my 2 cents
Edited by makmanos, 13 July 2012 - 23:20 .
Posted 13 July 2012 - 23:30
For any new challenge, it will be very clearly stated that people can only submit their own pictures. Should be fairly obvious, but these days one has to play safe.
Posted 13 July 2012 - 23:40
The entry that got the most votes was invalid. So we do the voting again. That is the only fair way. If people haven't changed their minds there is no action necessary. for those who cast their votes for the disqualified entry, you can either do nothing, or find another candidate to vote for.
Totally agree with the above. All I am suggesting is to put this text in place of what is posted in red now
Posted 13 July 2012 - 23:41
The NG Management does not want similar incidents to occur in the future and we remind any member that copyright to intellectual property, under which photography belongs, is a valuable asset and should be treated accordingly. We will not, however, do any policing of entries and suchlike, but rely on the integrity of our members.
Posted 14 July 2012 - 17:01
Sorry for all the problems I have caused.
Posted 14 July 2012 - 18:31
Let's close the case. I'm convinced we won't meet a similar dilemma next time.
Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:29
That's the essense of the issue.
If your photograph is just a duplication of another photograph, I'd say not so much.
If you present someone else's piece of art in a creative new perspective as part of a different composition, thereby adding something inspired that wasn't there before, I think you can justify calling that new creativity your art.
And even if the technical quality of the image is less than perfect, the art is in the conception itself, the rest is just technique.
I think this is a good discussion to have. And ultimately, more important than the original challenge subject.
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