THE DECISIVE MOMENT-2nd Street competition

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CONTEST CLOSED!

Competition open for entries till the 30th of June!
We are waiting for your wonderful decisive moments!
Send them in a note with subject "CONTEST"
and remember! they must NOT have been submitted to dA
BEFORE the 15th of May!


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The Yard announces its
:spotlight-left:2nd STREET PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION.:spotlight-right:

COMPETITION SUBJECT:
"Back to the roots-The Decisive moment"
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"The decisive moment, it is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as the precise organization of forms which gives that event its proper expression." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

Terms of participating:

1.:bulletred: The competition is only for members.
You can be a member of the Yard this way: the-yard-collective.deviantart…

2.:bulletred: Every member can enter with ONE photograph which must be sent to us in a note with subject "CONTEST"

3.:bulletred: The photograph must not have been submitted in deviantArt before the 15th of May

4.:bulletred: Only B/W shots will be accepted. (no sepias or other colour tinting, no selective colouring)

5.:bulletred: Only minor editing will be accepted (cropping, levels and curves, sharpening)

6.:bulletred: Your photographs should follow the description of the "Decisive moment"
Photographs of people simply walking or sitting in public places will not be accepted in  the competition.
We want you to show us something HAPENNING in your shots!
We want you to show us a STORY in your shots!
Click on these links
to find out what we are looking for: cweeks.deviantart.com/art/Stre… ,  news.deviantart.com/article/74…

7.:bulletred: If your entry is not accepted, you will be notified so you can try entering ONE MORE TIME. Since your entry is accepted you cannot change it. Be very selective as to what you submit.

8.:bulletred: Last day to send your entry is the 30th of June. You have 45 days to show us your best street shot!"

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:spotlight-left:PRIZES:spotlight-right:

1) SantiBilly 1 year sub to the winner!
2) Richie-x-pressions 3 x 3months for the 3 first places
3) bry888 1 year sub to the first UNSUBSCRIBED winner
4) mstargazer 1 month sub to the second place
5) VaggelisFragiadakis  3 x 3months for the 3 first places
6) absinthFenix 3 months sub to the first runner up
7) daliscar 3 months sub to the winner
8) aR-Ka 3 months sub to the winner
9) StamatisGR A fully manual Praktica SLR camera with TTL photo-metering, a Carl Zeiss 50mm lens and a 2x teleconverter. Made in the former GDR (East Germany), a collector's item in fully working condition for the winner!
PRIZE for the 1st WINNER by The-Yard-Collective
:new:10) LaViboraDotCom 2 x 3 months for the 2nd and the 3d winner

which means:
:bulletred:The FIRST place wins a total of 2 YEARS! subscription
and if the deviant is unsubscribed a total of 3 YEARS! subscription
plus a Praktica SLR film camera!

:new::bulletred:The SECOND place wins a total of 10 months subscription

:new::bulletred:The THIRD place wins a total of 9 months subscription

:bulletred:The first runner up (4th place) wins a total of 3 months subscription

:bulletred: All 3 first places and the the 3 runner ups, will be featured in a special Yard journal, in our affiliated clubs journals and in a special News article plus the journals which will be donated by our members!

ALL DONATIONS ARE WELCOME!!!
PLEASE, PROMOTE OUR CONTEST IN YOUR JOURNALS


Stay tuned and read all our feature journals about our second STREET COMPETITION!

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nonparticipant's avatar
i forgot to ask, is this one going to be judged by you guys or will we all be voting on it?
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
you're not reading our journals :spank: [link] :D
nonparticipant's avatar
sorry pal, I didn't see it in my list, musta gotten smushed out by other journals.
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
the Yard's journals shouldn't be smashed out by other journals! :lol:
NightArmie's avatar
Will the members vote or will the staff choose who is the winner?
JGDA9RS's avatar
i dont remember which contest i joined for the last time, was wondering if i can still enter this one ? sorry to sound like a total flake :D
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
Check the entries and you'll find out.
nonparticipant's avatar
why pure black and white only by the way?
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
As a tribute to the first street photographers.
Next contest will be probably only for colour shots :)
Lekompakt's avatar
I will be participating!! I can't wait to see the results :eager:
Is there any hope of winning ? I don't know but good luck to the outsiders !!!
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
all you need is a good moment caught and a clear B/W image with rich black and whites to depict it :)
bon2x's avatar
i'll do my very best to win this cool praktica... =D
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
plus a 2 years subscription :D
karemelancholia's avatar
Hi!!

To let you know that i've promoted your contest in my last monthly news article : [link]
If you like this news fave it, it will give more expozure for your contest!

Your contest will also be promoted in my journal until the deadline : [link]

Hope it will bring you more participations!
I wish you success with your contest!

:kiss: Kare.

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The-Yard-Collective's avatar
Thank you very much for promoting our contest
BUT the deadline is on 30th of JUNE and not July as you mention. If it's possible, please correct it as we don't want our members to submit their entries when the contest is closed!
karemelancholia's avatar
done!!
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You're welcome!

:iconcelticplz: Kare.

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DeviousClown's avatar
Interesting ! I need a sub :D :D :D
Lusting over the camera too :p
I'll be part of it :D Hope i can win :)
The-Yard-Collective's avatar
we wish you the best of luck! :lol:
Jackily's avatar
omg...Stamatis it's incredible! °O°
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