Questions tagged [featured-photo]

Featured photo is part of a fun thing at P-SE, that lets users submit their photos, which is then voted by community users. Photos with maximum up votes each week are made PoTW (Photo of the Week). These photos are moved to hall of fame as well.

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Name mixup in hall of fame/photo of the week

The author names in the Hall of Fame for the 2 most recent photos are switched! I took the photo of St. Peter's Basilica for the April 18th Famous Buildings competition and Aganju took "squeezing ...
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Name mixup on photo of the week

I notice that the photo of the week has my name attached. I didn't take this image. I didn't enter the "Death" competition. I believe the person who took this is dmkonlinux... Please correct ...
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Photo contest on Main (since 2021): What works? What doesn't?

Since committing to the New Photo of the Week Contest on Main at the beginning of 2021, we have attracted many great submissions, too many to list. I'm supremely thankful for everybody who has ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2021 Archive)

You may know that Photo SE (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2021 in reverse chronological ...
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New Photo Contest

Announcing the new Photo Contest! Rather than maintain a long ongoing contest in Meta as was done for nearly a decade, we have shifted to periodic themed contests over on the main site. Submit a photo ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2020 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2020 in ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2019 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2019 in ...
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Can I ask for a photo rating on the main site?

I submitted something for the old Photo of the Week competition. However, it probably won't get viewed. Can I post a question on the main site asking for a rating of my photo? Thanks!
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Should the featured photo be shown on meta?

On my computer, the featured photo is shown only on the main site, not on meta. Should the featured photo be shown on meta as well?
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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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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2018 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2017 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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"Image of the week" is causing mixed content error

My browser is reporting mixed HTTPS and HTTP content on the main site because the "Image of the week" in the header is HTTP: <img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/hJKvB.jpg" alt="Random Flower in ...
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How can I also show the people see a big version of the photograph I send in?

If I send in a photo to show, I see many examples of photo's of which you can also let the people see the big version of your send in photo. How can this be done?
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Image of the week: how to see more info?

I think the image of the week is great, and I often see an image that I would like to know more about, or see in a larger size. I expected that clicking on the image would take me to the original ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2016 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2016 in reverse ...
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Double slash in URL to user profile in featured photos block

I open Photo SE front page and see the following: The arrow I added points to a link to photo author profile. In this case the link there is https://photo.stackexchange.com/users//9347/cody note ...
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Not able to submit image on http://meta.photo.stackexchange.com/

meta.photo.stackexchange.com say that I should have atleast 5 reputation to Submit a pic for hall of fame. Now I have 5 Reputation. Still I am not able to? Why so?
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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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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2015 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2015 in reverse ...
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Weekly Image Photo Contest - CC License Interpretation

In the question for the weekly image contest, it says said [n.b. the interpretive statement has been removed; see below]. The submitted image must conform to this site's content license, cc-...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2014 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Auto-updating link to Image of the Week

I was reading over Weekly Featured Image: Ongoing Contest, and I joined Photography strictly to see the image, and vote on some other pictures. I am in no way a professional photographer, as I use ...
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What thread format do you prefer for Picture of the Day contest?

It seems there are still some questions about the Picture of the Day contest threads. We've been using a single-thread approach for a while now. This approach is certainly a bit easier for moderators ...
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Image of the Week "Hall of Fame" (2013 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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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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Image of the week “hall of fame” (2012 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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Image of the week "hall of fame" (2011 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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Image of the week “hall of fame” (2010 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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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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Weekly Featured Image: Week of December 3, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 3 Dec to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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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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Idea: pic-of-the-week on the site blog?

What do you think about making the Picture of the Week click through to a blog post showing that photo? We could alter the contest slightly to ask for larger versions for this purpose — many people ...
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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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Weekly Featured Image: Week of November 26, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 26 Nov to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of November 19, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 19 Nov to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of November 12, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 12 Nov to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of November 5, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 5 Nov to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of October 29, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 29 Oct to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of October 22, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 22 Oct to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Could we skip "Picture of the week" rule of landscape orientation?

Can we in the future somehow skip this rule ? If we want more quality pictures on the site, we should find a way to avoid this rule. I know that it is easier to show picture of the week in this ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of October 15, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 15 Oct to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of October 8, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 8 Oct to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of October 1, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 1 Oct to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a ...
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What happened to week of September 3, 2012?

I was just updating the Hall of fame (what a talented bunch you are!), and couldn't find any reference to a featured photo for the week of September 3, 2012. Was there one?
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of September 17, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 17 Sept to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with ...
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What are the rules about changing your entry for the weekly featured image?

This week I noticed that one of the entries was changed: this to this Is that "legal"?
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of September 10, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 10 Sept to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Week of August 27, 2012

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 27 August to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill ...
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