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<big>'''Add your photo creativity to the semantic web.'''</big>
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''''Add your photo creativity to the semantic web.''''
  
  
 
'''WHAT'''
 
'''WHAT'''
:Join PortlandWiki.org in its first annual Photo Contest!
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:<big>Join PortlandWiki.org in its first annual Photo Contest!</big>
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:The Portland Wiki Photo Contest is a one day event for contributors and visitors of PortlandWiki.org to take snapshots and photographs that can be used as support imagery for a page or topic on the wiki. The goal is to inspire civic activism and artistic expression by challenging participants to capture personal and/or original photography for use at PortlandWiki. Due to the size and depth of knowledge that this wiki strives to fill, there is always a need for image and photographic support PortlandWiki's vibrancy and unique contributions!
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: Your photos will help us make PortlandWiki a vibrant site for information all about Portland. Your contributions on this public spot will also provide visibility for your creativity. Plus, as we like to say: "Let's make the web be more local. Let's keep Portland Wiki!"
  
  
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:<big>* Photos qualifying for contest prizes must be taken between 9am-5pm on June 4th and must be uploaded by 12:01am Monday, June 6th.</big>
 
:<big>* Photos qualifying for contest prizes must be taken between 9am-5pm on June 4th and must be uploaded by 12:01am Monday, June 6th.</big>
  
:We will scour the city of Portland to capture photographically the latest and greatest it has to offer. From pictures of streets, to favorite local cocktails, help us show what our city can do. At the end of the day, we'll get together for a drink and photo stories, location TBA.
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:We will scour the city of Portland to capture photographically the latest and greatest it has to offer. From pictures of streets, to favorite local cocktails, help us show what our city can do.  
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'''WHERE'''
 
'''WHERE'''
 
:We'll kick start this event Saturday, June 4th with a 10am-10:30am meet up at The Mezz coffee shop, NW Burnside/12th (inside Whole Foods). We'll pass out PortlandWiki.org press badges and share details about photo uploading and prizes.
 
:We'll kick start this event Saturday, June 4th with a 10am-10:30am meet up at The Mezz coffee shop, NW Burnside/12th (inside Whole Foods). We'll pass out PortlandWiki.org press badges and share details about photo uploading and prizes.
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:If you'd like to get started on your own that's good, too! Just follow the instructions below under "HOW."
  
  
 
'''WHO'''
 
'''WHO'''
:Anyone is welcome to participate! PortlandWiki participants who live in or near Portland are welcome to contribute their amateur or professional talent. Anyone with a cellphone or camera can take a photo to share. Together, there are no limits to how many photos and topics we can generate! Minors should have permission from a parent or guardian to participate. (FYI: The scavenger hunt idea has been scrapped.)
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:Anyone is welcome to participate! We encourage participants who live in or near Portland to contribute their amateur or professional talent. Anyone with a cellphone or camera can take a photo to share. Together, there are no limits to how many photos and topics we can generate! Minors should have permission from a parent or guardian to participate. (FYI: The scavenger hunt idea has been scrapped.)
  
  
 
'''HOW'''
 
'''HOW'''
:Register as a competitor and upload a photo. Participating photos will be credited to you, and also be used to make a better wiki page. It will add value to the local wiki, and also visibility for your creativity.  
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:* First, '''register as a competitor by emailing us at portlandwiki@gmail with your name and phone number or show up to the kick off'''. This will let is know from who we may expect to see uploaded contest photos on the wiki. It'll also allow us to follow up with you on information about the contest and prizes.  
  
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:* Second, check out some of the pages on PortlandWiki for ideas and topics that could use some photo or imagery links. If you've got other ideas on cool Portland images, you could create a new wiki page on a topic of your choosing. We also encourage you to add new or updated information to wiki pages. It's easy to do and we're here to [[Help:Contents|help]]!
  
'''WHY'''
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:* Third, for contest eligibility, take photos across Portland on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-5pm. At the end of the day, we'll get together for a drink and photo sharing stories, location TBA. Note: If you are not interested in the contest for prizes but want to contribute your photos to PortlandWiki, we welcome those at anytime, too!
"Let's make the web be more local. Let's keep Portland Wiki!
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:* Fourth, '''upload images to PortlandWiki by Monday, June 6th by 12:01am'''. To upload images to PortlandWiki, you will need to login or create an account. Uploading instructions are TBA.
  
'''PRIZES'''
 
:Contest winners will receive downloadable winner badges for bragging rights on your blog, Facebook page or Twitter profile! Plus a PortlandWiki.org front page banner and a standing ovation video of your "best of show" work! Yeah, baby! Award announcements will take place at WikiWednesday on June 8th at 6:30pm, location TBA.
 
  
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'''TECHNICAL DETAILS'''
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:* Images may be submitted in the following formats:
  
'''MORE INFORMATION'''
 
:The Portland Wiki Photo Contest is a one day event for contributors and visitors of PortlandWiki.org, to take snapshots and photographs that can be used as support imagery for a page or topic on the wiki.  The goal is to inspire civic activism and artistic expression by challenging participants to capture personal and/or original photography for use at PortlandWiki. Due to the size and depth of knowledge that this wiki strives to fill, there is always a need for image and photographic support PortlandWiki's vibrancy and unique contributions!
 
  
  
'''HOW TO GET STARTED ON PORTLANDWIKI NOW'''
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'''PRIZES'''
:Check out some of the pages on PortlandWiki for ideas and topics that could use some photo or imagery links. We also encourage you to add existing information or start a new wiki page on a topic of your choosing. It's easy to do and we're here to [[Help:Contents|help]]! You can create a login account or you can anonymously add and edit content to the site. To upload images to PortlandWiki, you will need to login as a contributor.  
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:Contest winners will receive downloadable winner badges for bragging rights on your blog, Facebook page or Twitter profile! Plus a PortlandWiki.org front page banner and a standing ovation video of your "best of show" work! ''Yeah, baby!''
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: '''Award announcements will take place at WikiWednesday on June 8th at 6:30pm, location TBA.'''
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'Add your photo creativity to the semantic web.'


WHAT

Join PortlandWiki.org in its first annual Photo Contest!
The Portland Wiki Photo Contest is a one day event for contributors and visitors of PortlandWiki.org to take snapshots and photographs that can be used as support imagery for a page or topic on the wiki. The goal is to inspire civic activism and artistic expression by challenging participants to capture personal and/or original photography for use at PortlandWiki. Due to the size and depth of knowledge that this wiki strives to fill, there is always a need for image and photographic support PortlandWiki's vibrancy and unique contributions!
Your photos will help us make PortlandWiki a vibrant site for information all about Portland. Your contributions on this public spot will also provide visibility for your creativity. Plus, as we like to say: "Let's make the web be more local. Let's keep Portland Wiki!"


WHEN

* Saturday, June 4th, 2011, from 9am-5pm.
* Photos qualifying for contest prizes must be taken between 9am-5pm on June 4th and must be uploaded by 12:01am Monday, June 6th.
We will scour the city of Portland to capture photographically the latest and greatest it has to offer. From pictures of streets, to favorite local cocktails, help us show what our city can do.


WHERE

We'll kick start this event Saturday, June 4th with a 10am-10:30am meet up at The Mezz coffee shop, NW Burnside/12th (inside Whole Foods). We'll pass out PortlandWiki.org press badges and share details about photo uploading and prizes.
If you'd like to get started on your own that's good, too! Just follow the instructions below under "HOW."


WHO

Anyone is welcome to participate! We encourage participants who live in or near Portland to contribute their amateur or professional talent. Anyone with a cellphone or camera can take a photo to share. Together, there are no limits to how many photos and topics we can generate! Minors should have permission from a parent or guardian to participate. (FYI: The scavenger hunt idea has been scrapped.)


HOW

  • First, register as a competitor by emailing us at portlandwiki@gmail with your name and phone number or show up to the kick off. This will let is know from who we may expect to see uploaded contest photos on the wiki. It'll also allow us to follow up with you on information about the contest and prizes.
  • Second, check out some of the pages on PortlandWiki for ideas and topics that could use some photo or imagery links. If you've got other ideas on cool Portland images, you could create a new wiki page on a topic of your choosing. We also encourage you to add new or updated information to wiki pages. It's easy to do and we're here to help!
  • Third, for contest eligibility, take photos across Portland on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-5pm. At the end of the day, we'll get together for a drink and photo sharing stories, location TBA. Note: If you are not interested in the contest for prizes but want to contribute your photos to PortlandWiki, we welcome those at anytime, too!
  • Fourth, upload images to PortlandWiki by Monday, June 6th by 12:01am. To upload images to PortlandWiki, you will need to login or create an account. Uploading instructions are TBA.


TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Images may be submitted in the following formats:


PRIZES

Contest winners will receive downloadable winner badges for bragging rights on your blog, Facebook page or Twitter profile! Plus a PortlandWiki.org front page banner and a standing ovation video of your "best of show" work! Yeah, baby!
Award announcements will take place at WikiWednesday on June 8th at 6:30pm, location TBA.