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02/15/2006 12:39:24 AM · #1
Boy, it has been a disappointing day! I am new to photography, just really got into it in December. I am a mom and a college student. I just found out that my school has a journal put out yearly that accepts literary and visual submissions from students. I took some pictures, but they were too dark. I couldn't get my pictures and my cover letter on the same disk, and the whole thing was just not going to come together! So, I gave up on entering my photos this year. I went searching online for photo contests, because I have been bitten by the bug! I took a great photo for 7 Heavenly Virtues, and worked on it today to get it ready for submission. I am so new to this hobby, so I am trying to learn a new language and technology. I got it all ready and went to submit it, only to find I was 17 minutes too late!! I am guessing that the contest runs on Eastern time? So, anyway, I want to show the pic here, and would love to get some critiques on it. I am brand new to this, so please be gentle! It is for Faith. OK, so how do I add a picture here? OK, it needs site imaging? Does this work:

' . substr('//i3.photobucket.com/albums/y87/boysrus/reflection-of-faith.jpg', strrpos('//i3.photobucket.com/albums/y87/boysrus/reflection-of-faith.jpg', '/') + 1) . '
Reflection of Faith

Message edited by author 2006-02-15 00:41:35.
02/15/2006 12:47:14 AM · #2
my advice...always clean mirrors before you shoot them...they are fiesty!
02/15/2006 12:47:58 AM · #3
Also, too much negative space will get you too...I think it's a great idea though!
02/15/2006 01:14:07 AM · #4
Thanks! Yes, I do see what you mean about the mirror. ugh.
As far as the negative space, should I have zoomed in closer?
02/15/2006 03:04:23 AM · #5
Originally posted by captiv8ed:

Thanks! Yes, I do see what you mean about the mirror. ugh.
As far as the negative space, should I have zoomed in closer?

Or crop it...
' . substr('//www.kpriest.com/dpchallenge/faith_th.jpg', strrpos('//www.kpriest.com/dpchallenge/faith_th.jpg', '/') + 1) . '

I also tweaked the contrast a bit. :)

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