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ECM Mage Photo


Contest Began: 2007-10-01.
Contest Ended: 2009-08-17.

This creature photo session is now closed!

Thank you to all that contributed!



By Poll: <poll:77087>
<news:[ECM Mage Photo@wiki] Contest Winner!>

By [Diiwica]!
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ECM Mage 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 mage to put on top of the Mage page.

Add your image and a link to your house here.
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 mage or a realistically looking photo-manipulation or a dressed up human in case you can't find a real mage...

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.

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 mages. We will pick one mage-photo or more as winners.

Please note the extremely long deadline! It's because mages tend to be pretty rare and we want the best shots we can get.

Any entry that does not follow the "Mage 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 mages, you're welcome to submit them here, but we'll mark them as outside of contest.

- The BEST QUALITY photos
- The MOST TYPICAL "Mage" photos
- LARGE PHOTOS represent Elftown having the best Mage Page on the Internet as part of the Elftown Creature Marathon!
This may be helpful: Mage.

Brief description:
Appearance: A magician, wizard, sorcerer, or a person known under one of many other possible terms in fiction is someone who uses or practices magic that derives from supernatural or occult sources.

Three important notations:

---> #1: 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!
---> #2: 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.
---> #3: 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 Dwarf Photo
ECM Fantasy Warrior 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 "Mage" is needed.
Thank you!

1. [naru bloodwind] - "firemage at night"
im only an apprentice, but at least i can do firemagic without digital manipulation ;)

2. [anaiya] - "Fire magic"
No manipulation at all.

3. [itoe] - "Mage in Blue"

4. [Skydancer] - "Mage Coffee"
An ordinary morning in a mage's household.

5. [Diiwica] - "Forest mage"
Just your typical day of playing in forest.

6. [nehirwen] - "At the Mage tower"

7. [Lakayana] - "On my way to the mystical hills of Adop to see Akme the guardian of the Hills"


The Elftown Creature Marathon Creature Pages
are always open for improvement!

For submissions of art, photos, poetry, and text that may be useful to improve the ECM pages of creatures already featured, go to:

ECM Closed Sessions' Submissions.


Go or return to:
- Elftown Creature Marathon
- creature_list

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2008-06-01 [SilverFire]: I do fire poi, too. :P

2008-06-01 [anaiya]: It looks like hot heavy work.

2008-11-28 [itoe]: My thanks to the lovely [Falx] for modeling!

2008-11-28 [Falx]: How else do you think I got a picture of an orc? It had to have been *magic*. ^_^

2008-12-14 [Skydancer]: certainly, coffee, tea, pumpkin juice...

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