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GROUP MEMBERS - Creative Black and White Fine Art Photographs - Featured Images November 2018Contest Rules:

--Please read ALL the rules carefully before submitting your entry.—

1. This is for BLACK and WHITE Fine Art Images that have been featured within the Creative Black and White Fine Art Photographs Group during November 2018. (Sponsoring Group)

2. The image must be featured in November of 2018 in the Fine Art America Group: Creative Black and White Fine Art Photographs, and also submitted into the discussion forum '2018 November: Stunning Featured Images and Thank-you's' no later than December 2, 2018. If your image was not submitted to the discussion group forum for featured images by December 2, your image is NOT eligible for this contest.

3. YOU MUST BE A GROUP MEMBER of Creative Black and White Fine Art Photographs and have a feature in November of 2018 to participate in this contest.

4. If the icon that has the group name and date of feature has disappeared due to more than three features of the image, all features (including the one for this group) must be listed within your description.

5. All Mediums are welcome as long as they follow the contest rules.

6***. The words “Black and White” (B&W OR BW OR Monochromatic OR Monochrome is acceptable) MUST BE noted somewhere on your image page for it to be accepted into this group sponsored contest. This can be in any part or in all of the following areas. Your “Title”, “Description”, “Medium” and/or “Tags”. This applies to ALL submitted images from hand drawing artists, painting artists, mixed media artists, digital artists, and photographers.

7. All images submitted to this contest, must be owned 100% by the FAA Artist.

8. WHAT'S ACCEPTED into this Contest:
A. Monochromatic (B&W)
B. Sepia (brown/yellowish tones.)
C. High Key (Mostly White in the image with Black or B&W color tint subject.)
D. High Contrast (Mostly Black in the image with White or B&W color tint subject.)
E. Soft Contrast (Muted Black and White images, not bright or dark.)
F. B&W with Selective Coloring (Objects or subjects in a color or colors while the rest of the image is B&W.)
G. B&W with De-saturation of colors 75% or more. It must have characteristics of a Black and White image. (B&W image layered on top of a color image where only 25% of color is visible.)
H. All Black and White Looks - Any B&W Tinting is acceptable. (Example tints: Aged, Antique, Brownie, Concorde, Dramatic, Fashion, Flashback, Icon, Ice, Pink, Green, Blue, Purple, Hollywood, Still Life, Sepia, Platinum, Copper, Cyan, Infrared, Vandyke.)
I. B&W with Color. (Black and White must be visible within the image by at least 50%.)
J. Texture and Vignette is accepted.
K. Text or Borders/Frames is accepted.

9. NO Color images, except those that fall within RULE #8. Subjects/Images that are black and white, but the image is not a Black and White (Monochromatic) image WILL NOT BE accepted into this contest.

10. Please be tasteful and tactful with your choices of submitted images. Frontal nudity will NOT be allowed in this Contest.

11. All images with top 3 totals in votes takes 1st - 3rd at the end of voting [disregard default top 3], BUT if your image does not meet ALL the contest rules, the image will be automatically disqualified and removed.

****Admin reserves the right to remove any images not meeting the contest rules at any time and without notification.****

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Solicitation: You are more than welcome to solicit non-members to the contest to vote, by using the Tweet button and the Facebook Share button to post on your social media. Located on the right side of the Contest Title.

You can copy and paste the web address and share it that way as well.

I request and encourage you to solicit this contest, and in doing so, for general purposes only. Not just for your own work! This is a group sponsored contest, and I am requesting that all solicitors give everyone the same opportunity as you in this contest. By helping all participants to gain exposure, as I do moderating the sponsored group. Hopefully you can get behind and support this structure of voting. It is greatly appreciated.

Submission Rules

Each participant may submit 3 images.

Voting Rules

1)   Votes may be cast by any visitor to FineArtAmerica.com (members and non-members).

2)   You may only vote once per image.

3)   You may vote for as many images as you like... but only once for any given image.

Contest Timeline

Status: This contest is over.

Submissions Begin

Monday, November 26th, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Submissions End / Voting Begins

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Voting Ends / Prizes Awarded

Saturday, December 8th, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Current Time (Eastern United States)

Saturday, December 15th, 2018 - 7:12 PM

Contest Prizes

This contest will be awarding the following prizes:

1st Place:

Congratulations announcement on your image page. GROUP MEMBERS ONLY: The image will be featured on the group home page and Google+ page!, Pinterest

2nd Place:

Congratulations announcement on your image page. GROUP MEMBERS ONLY: The image will be featured on the group home page, Pinterest and Google+ page!

3rd Place:

Congratulations announcement on your image page. GROUP MEMBERS ONLY: The image will be featured on the group home page, Pinterest and Google+ page!

Contest Organizer

Jan Mulherin

Leeds, ME

United States

Sponsoring Group

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