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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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”

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 2021 in ...
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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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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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Picture of the Week Theme Ideas

This is the official thread for submitting theme ideas for the Picture of the Week. Generally speaking, there will be about 11-12 "open" theme weeks a year. Some theme weeks will be predetermined, ...
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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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What is the license for featured photos?

What is the license for photos published as the weekly featured photo? Do they become CC-by-SA like everything else on this site?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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” (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” (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” (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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Official: Picture of the Week Themes

Current theme: none this week During the Christmas of 2011, PhotoSE introduced themes for the Picture of the Week (PotW) contest. Themes were an idea that had been floating around for some time, ...
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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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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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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 for Mar 14, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Mar 14 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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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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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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What happens when there is a tie for PotW [duplicate]

Looking at this weeks contest, I noticed the top two photos are on the same score. If this continues to be the case ther will be a tie. What happens when this happens? who decides who wins?
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Picture of the week theme for contest starting July 30th: Science

The theme for the contest running the week of July 30th will be "Science". Submit your best work which fits within the theme and all the usual rules. The winning photo will be displayed beginning ...
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Weekly featured image - how to increase the entries?

I am surprised at the small number of entries in the "weekly featured image" series. A semi random look at some past entries showed 2 with 8 entries and 3 with 12. So far this week there are 3 and ...
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Picture of the Week Theme: Classical Elements 'Fire' for week of April 2, '12

Picture of the Week Theme Announcement The first community-elected Picture of the Week theme will be running for the week of March 12th, 2012. The theme is The Classical Elements, 'Air', one of a ...
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PotW Theme: Christmas and the Holidays

Many of us have discussed the option of having "theme" weeks for the Picture of the Week contest. It was recently proposed that the next two weeks after the current contest be themes for Christmas and ...
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Submitting a Picture of the Week Photograph that is not your Photograph?

I have a photo that is licensed under Creative Commons (attribution only) and I have made some changes to the photo but it is not my work. Is that allowed to be submitted for Picture of the Week?
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Weekly Featured Image of the Photo of the Week box - appropriate content

So I see the devs have jumped in once or twice now to pare down some of the content that'd been appearing in the Picture of the Week box: So there are... A couple of problems with these. HOLY LINK-O-...
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Featured image, theme

I would find it more interesting/organized if there was a theme to follow for the featured images each week. For example, this week post only pictures of cars, flowers, landscape or whatever and ...
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Weekly Featured Image - how to resolve ties?

In contest for Weekly Featured Image of September 5th, two top entries were tied with equal upvote counts (when including late votes). Given the number of quality of images in last weeks, I suspect ...
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Giving rep for featured image?

How does the community feel about giving a rep bonus to the winners of the Weekly Featured Image thread?
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Weekly Featured Image - should late votes count?

It seems to me that there was a mistake made when selecting featured image for current week. The last two (deciding) votes have been cast after voting deadline - see current winner's reputation ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Sept 5, '11

Change this week: We no longer require the odd aspect ratio. Normal ratios may now be used. Please read the rules below for details. This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of ...