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PANORAMA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RESULTS!!Before I start, I want to thank everyone for their support - this contest has been running for almost half a year and many of you have played a key role in either donating prizes or drumming up support within the community. It has been a devious effort to remember!PANORAMA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RESULTS!! by Argocat8
The only commonality in this contest was the fact that entrants set out to create panoramas. The guidelines were simple: use at least 5 frames, create a final piece no more than 3000 pixels tall / wide, and stick to traditional darkroom techniques. By August 1st I had received a total of 453 submissions which met the contest criteria. Stunning. Each piece was different from the last - different views, different subjects, different concepts, and different ways of finding loop-holes within the contest rules.
The winning entries reflect the difficulty of creating a panorama - from harsh lighting conditions, finding a sweeping view in dense urban architecture, or exposing all four walls of a tiny apartment in a 360 degree photog
That was my idea!I have never really worried about people stealing my ideas or concepts. I don't think there really is a new idea; everything has been told before in some form or another, and it's how you tell it that counts. So I found this article - an edited extract from How to Read a Novel, published by Profile - really interesting, and a must read for all budding writers.That was my idea! by imperfect
The article explains: There is no copyright in ideas, merely in the linguistic form in which those ideas are expressed. Here, an author may reap where he has not sown. This means that plot lines, scenarios, character types, gimmicks are all there for the taking. A new idea in fiction, if it catches on, will quickly be snapped up by other writers. Take, for example, the alternative, or parallel, universe gimmick often used in science fiction. The pioneer is generally taken to be Ward Moore, whose Bring the Jubilee (1953) fantas