Jul 2021 POTM: Top Down / Front Duo

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Welcome to the Reef2Reef POTM Contest - Photo of the Month

Sponsored by Avast Marine!

This month's subject -Top Down / Front DUO

Similar to last month successful POTM, Jul POTM is also a collage of 2 pictures of the same coral, A top Down Shot and another shot taken from the front!
Free choice of coral as long as its colorful and well Captured!
Both pictures will have to be put in a collage and posted as one picture.
you can use any picture editing software to combine all three shots into one. for those who don't have a photo editing software dragging the pictures on to Word and aligning them and then taking a screen capture would do it.

Deadline to Enter: 31st Jul, 2021 at 11:59 pm (EST)

Looking forward to great Shots ! Remember, the photo has to have been taken by you, and the subjects have to be in your aquarium.
No watermarks or captions are allowed in the pictures and pictures with watermarks will be disqualified.
A bit of info around your subject why did you chose it, under which light and flow it is and any tips on how to keep it as well as how you took the shots would be great


This is a photo contest after all and we're looking for the best photograph. Yes, you can use a post-editing product to better your pictures. In fact, we encourage it.
Few tips:
- chose your subjects carefully so that colors match or maybe contrast !
-might be nicer to have the subject occupy a certain percentage of the shot in all shots and again you might chose to go with the opposite

As always refer to the multiple photography articles or post any questions you might have on the photography forum for better support. Maybe also post a few pictures for suggestions and critique to improve your shots wile preparing for this months contest as well.


Prize: POTM Winner Banner, one year free Premium Membership and an Avast Marine Porthole courtesy of Avast Marine. Details below. (Note: Winners located outside the United States will be responsible for applicable shipping costs)

How To Enter:
Entering is easy, just a few simple guidelines to follow:
  • Enter ONE photo, taken by you of the subject for the month before the deadline
  • If you enter a second photo, it will be deleted so choose wisely before posting your entry
  • Multiple entries, off subject photos, or broken image links will be disqualified
  • Entries must be submitted before the deadline
  • Photo must be taken by you and in your tank
  • Pictures with watermarks will be disqualified
  • You must have an avatar uploaded when you enter
  • Prior winner (within the last 6 months) are welcome to enter, but not eligible for the prizes
  • In order to qualify to win the Avast Marine Porthole you must also like the Avast Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/avast.marine/
Winner Selection:
The mod team will select up to 15 finalists and a poll will be created and posted in the Reef Discussion Forum. The Grand Prize Winner will be determined by Reef2Reef member voting. To be eligible to vote, you must have been a member for 30 days and have 25 meaningful posts. Votes by members not meeting this criteria will be disregarded in the final count. In the case of a tie, the mod team will assist in choosing the winner. Rules, deadlines and terms are subject to change, without notice, at any time. The winner will be posted and tagged in the voting poll and will have 48 hours to claim the prize.

As this is a photography competition, and the goal is to recognize the highest quality picture. So take your time, do your post shot editing, and submit your best image.

The Prize:
542255




#POTM #POTMWinners #MODS #RS
 
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What about the members without FB accounts? We just get left out? :confused:
You can always participate and if you win you will get the one year banner, prize is awarded by sponsor and thats a requirement if you wish to get the porthole.
 
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Welcome to the Reef2Reef POTM Contest - Photo of the Month

Sponsored by Avast Marine!

This month's subject -Top Down / Front DUO

Similar to last month successful POTM, Jul POTM is also a collage of 2 pictures of the same coral, A top Down Shot and another shot taken from the front!
Free choice of coral as long as its colorful and well Captured!
Both pictures will have to be put in a collage and posted as one picture.
you can use any picture editing software to combine all three shots into one. for those who don't have a photo editing software dragging the pictures on to Word and aligning them and then taking a screen capture would do it.

Deadline to Enter: 31st Jul, 2021 at 11:59 pm (EST)

Looking forward to great Shots ! Remember, the photo has to have been taken by you, and the subjects have to be in your aquarium.
No watermarks or captions are allowed in the pictures and pictures with watermarks will be disqualified.
A bit of info around your subject why did you chose it, under which light and flow it is and any tips on how to keep it as well as how you took the shots would be great


This is a photo contest after all and we're looking for the best photograph. Yes, you can use a post-editing product to better your pictures. In fact, we encourage it.
Few tips:
- chose your subjects carefully so that colors match or maybe contrast !
-might be nicer to have the subject occupy a certain percentage of the shot in all shots and again you might chose to go with the opposite

As always refer to the multiple photography articles or post any questions you might have on the photography forum for better support. Maybe also post a few pictures for suggestions and critique to improve your shots wile preparing for this months contest as well.


Prize: POTM Winner Banner, one year free Premium Membership and an Avast Marine Porthole courtesy of Avast Marine. Details below. (Note: Winners located outside the United States will be responsible for applicable shipping costs)

How To Enter:
Entering is easy, just a few simple guidelines to follow:
  • Enter ONE photo, taken by you of the subject for the month before the deadline
  • If you enter a second photo, it will be deleted so choose wisely before posting your entry
  • Multiple entries, off subject photos, or broken image links will be disqualified
  • Entries must be submitted before the deadline
  • Photo must be taken by you and in your tank
  • Pictures with watermarks will be disqualified
  • You must have an avatar uploaded when you enter
  • Prior winner (within the last 6 months) are welcome to enter, but not eligible for the prizes
  • In order to qualify to win the Avast Marine Porthole you must also like the Avast Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/avast.marine/
Winner Selection:
The mod team will select up to 15 finalists and a poll will be created and posted in the Reef Discussion Forum. The Grand Prize Winner will be determined by Reef2Reef member voting. To be eligible to vote, you must have been a member for 30 days and have 25 meaningful posts. Votes by members not meeting this criteria will be disregarded in the final count. In the case of a tie, the mod team will assist in choosing the winner. Rules, deadlines and terms are subject to change, without notice, at any time. The winner will be posted and tagged in the voting poll and will have 48 hours to claim the prize.

As this is a photography competition, and the goal is to recognize the highest quality picture. So take your time, do your post shot editing, and submit your best image.

The Prize:
542255




#POTM #POTMWinners #MODS #RS
 

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Not the best photography skills and no editing software, but here's my digitata! Currently growing under a Nicrew 50 watt in my 5 gallon AIO. Started as a broken branch from my buddy but has almost tripled in size in the past 3 months! I know it's top down and front combo but I threw in a full tank shot. Probably the last shot before of this tank. Working on transferring everything to my 75.

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