Contest Began: 2007-10-01.For open/closed/deadline info, see:
Contest Ends: ??.
ECM Fantasy Dwarf Photo
Submissions of photo-only artwork images. Read the image-rules on Elftown Creature Marathon
(In short, it has to be your image and it has to be free to copy, but it doesn't have to be new). The goal of this contest is to get a nice image of a typical dwarf to put on top of the Dwarf
Add your image and a link to your house here.
ALL IMAGES MUST BE UPLOADED TO ELFTOWN!
To upload your image full-size you can use the feature 'Upload a folder of images' that is shown on your house.
This feature allows you to upload one, multiple images or zip-files in their original size to a wikipage.
Once you click this link you can follow the instructions. See also uploading images
Upload a great looking photograph of a typical dwarf or a realistically looking photo-manipulation
or a dressed up human in case you can't find a real dwarf...
In regards to 'stock photos':The stock image has to be that of an Elftown member and for a photo entry, there has to be a substantial amount added/done with it to enter it. - The Council.
EACH MEMBER MAY SUBMIT ONE (1) ENTRY
Exceptions might be offered if there is a valid reason for it. But, if you do submit more than one image, you will greatly lower your chance of winning, as the votes for your style will be spread out on two entries.
Except for the normal badges and stuff, the winner will get credits on what we hope will be the best page about dwarfs. We will pick one dwarf-photo or more as winners.
Please note the extremely long deadline! It's because dwarfs tend to be pretty rare and we want the best shots we can get.
Any entry that does not follow the "Dwarf theme", will be removed.
Photography with a minimal amount of manipulation. We don't want images that look too artistically modified
If you have photos of atypical dwarfs, you're welcome to submit them here, but we'll mark them as outside of contest.
REMEMBER THE GOAL:
- The BEST QUALITY photos
- The MOST TYPICAL "Dwarf" photos
- LARGE PHOTOS
...to represent Elftown having the best Dwarf Page on the Internet as part of the Elftown Creature Marathon!
This may be helpful:
Appearance: A race of beings living underground. Although not particularly small, they were usually thought of as ugly. Dwarves originally generated from the soil, forming as maggots in the flesh of Ymir, the primeval giant, whereupon the gods gave them consciousness and intelligence.
Three important notations:
When the finalists are posted in the Main Street Poll or on a public poll page, the participants are not allowed to beg for votes for their own entry
. Do not ask people to vote for your entry via private messages, guestbook messages, moods, wikis, or by any other means. Your entry will be disqualified if you are caught doing so. It is perfectly fine to advertise THE POLL, however!
If you feel any of the entries break the rules, please speak up before the entries make it to the polls
. You can still speak up even after the contest is closed, as long as the polls have not yet gone up yet. Complaints received after
the aforementioned will not be considered valid.
For discussions about the Elftown competitions: Here it's discussed if an entry is in accordance with the rules and similarly more complicated issues that can't be solved with a simple wiki-comment. Go to: <forum:Elftown contests>
/Thank you - the ECM Mods and the Elftown Council.
Photo Sessions:For open/closed/deadline info, see: ECM#Photo Sessions' Statuses.
ECM Elf Photo
ECM Fairy/Fae Photo
- ECM Fairy/Fae Photo Atypical
ECM Fantasy Warrior Photo
ECM Mage Photo
ECM Orc Photo
ECM Troll Photo
ECM Witch Photo
Insert number, your name, and your image here, after the last, previous entry. Use "img300" to insert the image if it's bigger than that (And it should be! Please upload big photos!).
Title your entries, please!A title more than just "Dwarf" is needed.
] - (Title here pwease? Thank you! :))
]'s photograph with permission. All but the face and the background are painted. I hope it is ok!
2. [Lord Dog
] - "Gearing up"
Modified Photos of Myself and my backyard, combined, colored and painted (SCA helm made to look like dwarven helm and figure modified to more dwarven proportions 95 % height and 110 % Width).
] - "Going-Incognito"
A female Dwarf shaving her beard in order to visit among the humans.
Head and Facial hair created using clone and blending tools.
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