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<big>Contest is now over, but join us on Wednesday, June 8th @ the Mezz coffee shop above Wholefoods Pearl for awards!</big>
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The contest has ended, as well as the deadline for uploaded photos. We are moving through the photos with an eye toward the most artistic and difficult shots.
  
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'''Photos Uploaded'''
  
'''WHAT:'''
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Please fix if my calculations are in error! -[[User:kotra|kotra]]
The Portland Wiki Photo Scavenger Hunt is a one day event for contributors and visitors of PortlandWiki.org, to take snapshots and photographs that can be used as support imagery a page or topic.  The goal is to inspire activism and artistic expression by challenging participants to capture personal and/or original photograhpy for the use at PortlandWiki. Due to the size and depth of knowledge that wiki's strive to fill, there is always a need for image and photographic support.
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| <br> [[User:MarkDilley|Mark]]
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| <br> [[User:Camior|Sylvia]]
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| [[User:Matthew|Matthew]]
  
PortlandWiki.org has the same challenge, but we have a special talent. PortlandWiki participants live in or near Portland! Anyone with a cellphone can take a photo that can be used, so there are no limits to how many photos and topics we can generate.
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[[User:Julie|Julie]]
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| <br> [[User:Samc|Sam]]
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| <br> [[User:Ontologista|Alice]]
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| <br> [[User:Kotra|kotra]]
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| <br> '''Total'''
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<big>Saturday June 4th.</big>
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'''* How to Qualify:'''
 
The general idea is that it takes place on a Saturday, where qualifying photos must be taken between 9am-5pm. Date-stamped.
 
  
'''* Where:'''
 
A voluntary kick-off will happen in the morning. Tshirts can be handed out, and a chance to look at scavenger hunt prizes.
 
  
'''* Who:'''
 
Anyone is welcome to participate!, though registration as a contributor is requested, so that their submissions can be tracked.
 
  
  
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: '''<big>Add your photo creativity to the semantic web</big> Join PortlandWiki.org in its first annual Photo Contest!'''
  
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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>* Saturday, June 4th, 2011, from 9am-5pm.</big>'''
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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>'''
  
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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.
  
== Rules ==
 
* Must be  for a legitimate page on PortlandWiki that exists (if it doesn't exist yet, you can create it!)
 
** For example: A picture of Pioneer Courthouse Square on [[Pioneer Courthouse Square]]
 
** The page should be about something a stranger would find interesting or useful, related to Portland. Your [[Grandma Ethel]] is not interesting to strangers (though we love her), but [[Grandma Ethel's Baking Company]] (if it exists) would be.
 
  
== Awards ==
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* Most Photos Taken
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: We'll kick start this event Saturday, June 4th with a 10am-10:30am meet up at The Mezz Espresso Bar, NW 12th/Burnside (inside Whole Foods). We'll pass out PortlandWiki.org press badges and share details about photo uploading and prizes.
* Highest Quality
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* Most Interesting
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==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."
Prices are still in the works, but here are some candidates:
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* Trophies
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* Gift Certificates
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* Mugs & T-shirts
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== Uploading process ==
 
Since multiple photos will be uploaded per person, it would be great if possible to have a special batch uploading process. (TBD)
 
  
== Advertising ==
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; WHO
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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.)
  
== To do (preparation) ==
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* Improve upload form
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'''HOW'''
* Improve create page form
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# First, '''register as a competitor by emailing us at portlandwiki@gmail.com with your name and phone number, or register at the Saturday morning 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.
* Find physical trophies
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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]]!
* Create a Scavenger Hunt logo for use on tshirts.
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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 for anyone who is interested, 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!
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# Fourth, for contest eligibility,'''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. Once you are logged in, an "[[Special:Upload|Upload File]]" and an "[[Special:MultipleUpload|Upload multiple files]]" link will appear on the left navigation bar. Click and follow the upload file instructions. If you remember to, please add <nowiki>[[Category:Photo Contest 2011]]</nowiki> in the summary field! We'll take care of the rest.
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; TECHNICAL DETAILS
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:* Images may be submitted in the following formats: png, gif, jpg, jpeg, svg.
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:* Files can be no larger than 7MB.
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:* Licensing: PortlandWiki operates under [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Creative Commons] licensing. If you wish to change the use of your images on PortlandWiki, see [[MediaWiki:Licenses|MediaWiki License]] options. See weblog post: http://bit.ly/CommunityWikiPhotos
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:* Duplicate postings: It is possible that two or more photographers may upload similar images for use on the same wiki page. While there is no limit in the wiki world to how many images may be posted on a page, we encourage your creativity in posting diverse images on any page and across the site.
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:* Contest help: If you run into any difficulties along the way, we can help. Contact [[User:Kotra|Kotra]] ([[User talk:Kotra|talk]]),  [[User:Matthew|Matthew]] ([[User talk:Matthew|talk]]) or [[User:MarkDilley|MarkDilley]] ([[User talk:MarkDilley|talk]]).
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; PRIZES
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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 at The Mezz Espresso Bar, NW 12th/Burnside (inside Whole Foods).'''
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Latest revision as of 18:30, 8 June 2011

Graphic-photowinners-banner.png
Tag your uploads with Category:Photo Contest 2011

Contest is now over, but join us on Wednesday, June 8th @ the Mezz coffee shop above Wholefoods Pearl for awards! The contest has ended, as well as the deadline for uploaded photos. We are moving through the photos with an eye toward the most artistic and difficult shots.

Photos Uploaded

Please fix if my calculations are in error! -kotra


Mark

Sylvia
Matthew

Julie


Sam

Alice

kotra

Total
56 4 47
47
22 16 56 248

great photos!




WHAT
Add your photo creativity to the semantic web 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 Espresso Bar, NW 12th/Burnside (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

  1. First, register as a competitor by emailing us at portlandwiki@gmail.com with your name and phone number, or register at the Saturday morning 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.
  2. 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!
  3. Third, for contest eligibility, take photos across Portland on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-5pm. At the end of the day for anyone who is interested, 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!
  4. Fourth, for contest eligibility,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. Once you are logged in, an "Upload File" and an "Upload multiple files" link will appear on the left navigation bar. Click and follow the upload file instructions. If you remember to, please add [[Category:Photo Contest 2011]] in the summary field! We'll take care of the rest.


TECHNICAL DETAILS
  • Images may be submitted in the following formats: png, gif, jpg, jpeg, svg.
  • Files can be no larger than 7MB.
  • Licensing: PortlandWiki operates under Creative Commons licensing. If you wish to change the use of your images on PortlandWiki, see MediaWiki License options. See weblog post: http://bit.ly/CommunityWikiPhotos
  • Duplicate postings: It is possible that two or more photographers may upload similar images for use on the same wiki page. While there is no limit in the wiki world to how many images may be posted on a page, we encourage your creativity in posting diverse images on any page and across the site.
  • Contest help: If you run into any difficulties along the way, we can help. Contact Kotra (talk), Matthew (talk) or MarkDilley (talk).


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 at The Mezz Espresso Bar, NW 12th/Burnside (inside Whole Foods).