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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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”

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 ...
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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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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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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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Picture of the Week no longer requires a funky aspect ratio

This is really an announcement. Thanks to work from @Jin and I believe, @balpha, next week's contest will no longer be restricting the picture of the week to an 'odd' aspect ratio. You will be free ...
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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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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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Weekly Featured Image: May 16, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of May 16 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jul 4, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 4 July to be featured on the main site. Remember, the selected photo will be displayed on our main site header for a week. Submit ...
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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 ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Aug 8, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 8 August 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: Jun 20, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 20 June 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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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: Jan 17 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 17 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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Weekly Featured Image: Aug 1, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 1 August 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: Jul 18, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 18 July 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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Photos needed for the site design.

Hi all. I'm currently in the process of wrapping up the design concept for the final theme when the Photography site graduates from Beta. I need your best photos for part of the design mockup. ...
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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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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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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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Weekly Featured Image: Aug 29, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 29 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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Weekly Featured Image: May 9, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of May 9 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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Weekly Featured Image: Nov. 4, '10

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Nov 4. to be featured on the main site (Where "Morning of Dec. 22" by Grant Palin currently sits) Rules: Limit one photo per person per ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 24, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 24 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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Weekly Featured Image: May 24, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of May 24 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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Weekly Featured Image: Feb 21 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Feb 21 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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Weekly Featured Image: Nov. 22, '10

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Nov 22 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Dec 27 '10

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Dec 27 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jul 25, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 25 July 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 - 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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Featured image link on parent site

On the parent site, where the featured image is shown, there is a link called "submit yours" that takes you to the meta site where you can upload an image and/or vote on images already submitted. ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Feb 28, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Feb 28 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jun 13, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 13 June 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 10 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 10 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jun 6, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 6 June 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 3 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 3 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jul 11, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 11 July 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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Defining rules for featured image submissions

The current rules in featured photo submission threads are: Limit one photo per person per week. Limit one submission per photo (so don't repost from other weeks). Keep all images appropriate, as we ...
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Is there a plan for a featured image on meta?

I love the new layout on the main site, and I think the 'featured image' thing is a great way to encourage the community to really own the site. However, the meta layout seems lacking, with the spot ...
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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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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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Weekly Featured Image: Aug 15, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 15 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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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 31, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 24 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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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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Weekly Featured Image: May 2, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of May 2 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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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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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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Weekly Featured Image: Apr 4, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of April 4 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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Weekly Featured Image: Aug 22, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 22 August to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill ...