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Why is the photo contest in Meta and not in the Main?

I think the photo contest is the most interesting thing on the site and should get even more importance!
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Stack Exchange employees: somebody do something about the contest

We're at the point where low-quality entries which did not even follow the contest rules are being selected as winners. We had a proposal with some energy behind it, but a moderator shot it down ...
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Contest is definitely dead. Now what?

So.... we had an idea for revitalizing the contest by moving it to the main site but the moderators (who of course need to be on board for it to work) didn't like it. We've had plans to inject some ...
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SQL help wanted: data explorer query to find winner of (proposed) new contest

See Proposal: Rules for *New* Photo Contest on Main Site. We need a https://data.stackexchange.com query which will show the current winner. Specifically: questions in the previous Sunday-to-...
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Should we elect an additional mod specifically to help with the contest?

In the discussion on refreshing the photo contest, current mod @MikeW says: Available mods. There are periods when one or two mods don't visit for a week or more. I try to keep the "weekly" contest ...
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Proposal: Rules for *New* Photo Contest on Main Site

The consensus of Contest refresh suggestion: let's take entries on the *main* site appears to be that taking the contest to the main site and attempting to expand on critique is something that we ...
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Contest refresh suggestion: let's take entries on the *main* site

I'm taking inspiration from @xenoid's answer to Is there any hope for making this site about photography?: Maybe the weekly contest is a wasted occasion? Instead of adding a picture as an answer to ...
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Isn't the timeline for weekly photo contest strictly followed?

Is it like the timeline of the contest is not being strictly followed any more? The image on the site header was chosen on June 6. It was supposed to be there until June 13 when it had to be replaced ...
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How do I submit a photo for the weekly contest?

I´ve been on the weekly foto contest page, but it´s not clear how to upload a photo.
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How to participate in weekly hall of fame contest

Hi I have been watching there is contest going on like hall of fame, winners photos will be displayed on the sites header. Can anybody help me how to participate inthat contest (if really there is ...
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contest: watermarks and logos?

We have a restriction against artificial borders in the contest photos; do we also want to restrict watermarks and text? I thought we did, but on rereading, it's unclear. The original rules had: ...
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Weekly Featured Image: “Stale Entry” removal policy?

The new ongoing rolling voting feature for our Weekly Featured Image (Picture of the Week) contest has been going on for a couple months now. We did have a glitch with the winter hats contest, which ...
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What to do about ties in the photo contest?

So, what should we do if there's a tie in the contest at the time the winner is selected? (Vote for your preference, or add your own solution.)
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What exactly is landscape mode in the contest?

Images need to be 210 pixels high for the contest, and in landscape orientation. John Cavan asks if that means 211 pixels is the minimum width. Is that the case, or is there some other minimum to ...
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What's the most fair way to deal with the fact that the Winter Hat freeze prevented us from updating the picture of the week?

The Winter Hat thing SE is running prevented us from updating the header with the contest winner. It happens that since that time, a different entry has overtaken the previous winner in votes. What's ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Ongoing Contest

After a continuous run of almost a decade, contest participation has gotten extremely low. See Contest is definitely dead. Now what? for more, and for possible next steps to revitalize it. Also, you ...
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Idea: change Pic-of-Week contest to continuously rolling voting

I think the process by which we vote for promising picture of the week themes is a very interesting use of the stack exchange engine for voting. I wonder if we could change the picture of the week ...
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Time for a pic-of-the-week theme?

There are a lot of theme ideas queued up. Maybe we could start having a theme the first (or second) week of every month?
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Post production contests?

I'm a very new member to photo.SE and have been doing my best to answer some of the questions floating in. I truly believe in the SE format and think photography is a good fit. I have noticed however, ...
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Ars Technica Photo Contest: “How do I review my own code?”

Q&A: How do I review my own code? Submission Rules: Images must reflect the question posed, the answer(s) given, or the general content represented in the Q&A at the top of this page. Get ...
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Ars Technica Photo Conte$t: Ready, Aim, Shoot

There is currently one Ars Technica Photo Contest running. Please see below. “How do I review my own code?” Every couple weeks, Stack Exchange chops up some of our best Programmers content and sends ...
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Lifehacker Syndication Photo Contest: Let's Go!

No Lifehacker contests are currently running. See below for the latest winning submission and check back soon for the next opportunity to have your work published and help us out. “How to properly ...
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Want your work published at Lifehacker & Ars Technica? Stack Exchange needs photos for syndication

As maybe you've noticed, we regularly send out some of (y)our content to Lifehacker and Ars Technica. But we always find ourselves asking this question: What to do about the header photo!? Perhaps ...
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One year anniversary contest

I know that some sites, such as Super Users, have had contests around their 1 year anniversary. Perhaps if we start now, we could talk a few companies into pitching in some cool photography related ...