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Voting closed: January 14, 2017, 04:15:31 AM

Author Topic: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "vote now"  (Read 2545 times)

Offline Smossy's Girl

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "vote now"
« on: December 02, 2016, 04:12:55 PM »
PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - "OPEN FOR THE BEST PHOTO OF YOUR 2016!"
For a bit of incentive, I will be adding a little something to the prize for this month's contest winner! Merry Christmas  :)

PLEASE READ:

  • Please share with us your favorite photo you've taken in 2016!!
  • YOUR IMAGE WILL HAVE TO BE DISQUALIFIED IF RULES ARE NOT FOLLOWED. They are listed below :tup:
  • Photos size restriction is removed, if your photo does NOT upload though you will need to resize it at/or below 800x800 (resizing info below).

CONTEST RULES!
  • Monthly Theme - Photos will be disqualified that do not match the monthly theme or violate contest rules.
  • No Photo Manipulation allowed - Only normal editing, cropping, sharpening, and small enhancements (black and white images are OK). Do not enter overly done HDR photos.
  • Entries Submitted As-Is - Moderators will not enhance or alter images for you, you are responsible for the photo submitted.
  • Current Photos Only - Photo must have been taken within the last calendar year.
  • Who Can Enter - Any member may enter 1 photo that they have taken or if they are shown in the photo.
  • One Entry Only -  Do not enter more than 1 photo per member or both entries will be disqualified.
  • Previously Entered WINNING Photos - are not eligible for entry in this months contest.
  • Entry Deadline - Midnight on the last day of the month. You may change or edit your photo at any time up until that date.
  • Waiting Period - The winner of this monthly contest is not eligible to enter next month's contest.
  • Judging - Photos will be voted on by members, if there is a tie, the moderators will decide the winner.
  • Preference - When voting, preference should be given for photos of Washington material.
  • Winning Prize - The Winner must send a message (PM) to "Smossy's Girl" with your name and mailing address after winner is announced.
  • All Photos become the property of Hunting-Washington upon contest entry and may be used at Hunting-Washington's discretion.

Photo Of The Year Contest - All monthly winners will be entered in the "Photo Of The Year Contest" hosted in January the following year once all that year's contests are completed.

How to Resize Photos if you have a Windows computer it only takes a minute:
a. Copy the file of the photo you want to resize (so you don't resize the original).
b. Right click on your new photo file.
c. Mouse over "Open With".
d. Click "Paint".
e. From the menu at the top, in the "Image" section - click "Resize".
f. Click the radial next to "Pixels".
g. Change the largest number (either horizontal or vertical) to 800.
h. Click "OK".
i. Click "File" on the top menu and choose "Save".

Monthly Themes Will Vary
JANUARYWinter Wonderland
FEBRUARYOPEN
MARCHBird Mania (any bird or bird success picture)
APRILSpring Fever
MAYYouth Activities
JUNEBaby Animals
JULYVelvet Nation
AUGUSTWater Adventure (fishing, scenery, boating, crabbing, scuba diving, etc)
SEPTEMBERNock, Mark, Draw, LOOSE
OCTOBERBang Bang!
NOVEMBEROpening Day/As They Lay
DECEMBEROPEN (your best photo taken in 2016)

The Photo Contest Prize (H-W Window Decal) is sponsored by Hunting-Washington.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2017, 04:15:47 AM by Smossy's Girl »

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2016, 04:21:02 PM »
My sons Wa buck
Amaizing how antlers can change a person!!

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2016, 05:26:23 PM »
Bear hunting in the rain,up high,no bear that day but the view was worth it.

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2016, 05:27:53 PM »
Diesel and my last hunt 2 weeks before I had to put him down from cancer.
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PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2016, 06:28:14 PM »
Northern Lights



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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2016, 06:43:14 PM »
Northern Lights



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The clouds are a clown face.  :chuckle:
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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2016, 07:41:51 PM »
The clouds are a clown face.  :chuckle:
That's funny, I seen an eagle! With huge wingspan.

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2016, 07:36:54 PM »
I love the look on her face.
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2016, 08:11:32 AM »
Sunrise over Entiat Mountains

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2016, 02:58:30 PM »
April 6th just north of ocean shores she was feeding on a seal and just didn't want to leave it my wife was 10 feet from her when she took these pics  with an iPhone!

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2016, 08:47:19 AM »
So many good photos this year was hard to choose.
He asked, Do you ever give a short simple answer?  I replied, "Nope."

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2016, 10:21:25 AM »
Drove past this on our way to a Wyoming antelope hunt in September.  Had to stop and snap a few photos, first griz siting for me. 
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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2016, 10:21:55 PM »
BUMP!!

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2016, 10:33:03 PM »
ID hells canyon


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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2016, 11:28:54 PM »
Hard to enter this knowing I have 2 boys who have been extremely active this year. Wish I could enter 2 photos, one for each.

Here's one from this fall, of my son who shot his first ever early-season goose. It was a proud moment. One I'll never forget.
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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2016, 10:45:25 AM »
Taking in the view.

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2016, 11:36:17 AM »
took a bit of crawling to get close enough for a pic




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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2016, 06:16:35 PM »
I love the look on her face.

Me too, great shot of a rare, genuine and awesome expression.  Well done by all.  😄👍🏻
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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2016, 06:55:09 PM »


Lake Tapps

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #19 on: December 19, 2016, 10:48:07 AM »
Cool pic I took yesterday.  There are two banded and collared geese in this pic.




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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #20 on: December 19, 2016, 01:21:58 PM »


My son's first deer. Washington blacktail doe. 3 days before his 11th birthday.

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« Reply #21 on: December 19, 2016, 03:23:33 PM »
My first turkey in WA.

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Re: PHOTO OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2016 - OPEN! "enter now"
« Reply #22 on: December 19, 2016, 04:17:11 PM »
I love the look on her face.
I was gonna enter a photo but nothing can top this one right here!  Favorite pic for sure  :tup:
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« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2016, 04:37:33 PM »
Tagging his 1st buck with a big smile.


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« Reply #24 on: December 19, 2016, 06:14:56 PM »


Late summer mountain goats


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