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desilu3131
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desilu3131

WELCOME TO MAY 2013 PHOTO FUN


Through this group I've made some wonderful friends and enjoy meeting new friends in our group each and every month. If you are joining for the first time this month, you're in for a treat - what a FABULOUS group of caring/sharing women. Welcome everyone!

Lots of us have cameras we use now and again for a snapshot or two. Some of us have new cameras itching to be put to use and get more familiar with. Sound like FUN?! It IS!!!! Get your camera out and USE it. Just take pictures, share pictures, and stretch your camera use beyond where it is today. We all love photos -and photos are the heart and soul of our scrapbooks. Let's take GREAT photos - Experiment. Try different lighting, try "on location" shoots -even if that means taking an orange outside and taking it's photo on the lawn.

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RULES:

1- Take 10 photo's throughout the month. These can be of what ever you choose. You may post them at any time (just try not to post all at once). Please link them to your gallery for easy access for comments.

2 - NO STRESS - if you aren't having fun it's not worth doing

3 - Comments - We all LOVE comments on our photos so please make an effort to visit/comment as possible, but ---
SEE RULE 1 - NO STRESS. If you don't have time to comment on photos (or can only comment on some) that's FINE!

4 - MISSING PHOTOS - SO WHAT? See rule 1 - NO STRESS. Life gets in the way - it happens to all of us. Post your photos when you can - See RULE 1 - NO STRESS

Just join in and SHARE!!!

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How to upload a photo
1.Go to your gallery. Top right you will see Add Projects.
2. Choose File and Upload. If you upload more than 1 file you can categorize them in "Same" or "Seperate" Projects.
3. Select Image Type.
4. Add Title and Description to your photo. You have the option to categorize also. If you keep your photos somewhere specific be sure to add them to the appropriate album. Make sure to "SAVE" your changes if you add them to an album. The SAVE button is at the bottom of the pop up box, you'll probably have to scroll down to see it.
5. If you choose to submit an image for our end of month contest, please be sure to mark the "ALLOW EMBEDDING"
6. Click Submit. Your photo will now be in your gallery.


How to add a clickable image to your post.

1. Pull up the image you wish to share in your gallery.
2. To the right of your photo and around the bottom part of your image you will see SHARE. Click the Link & Embed Image.
3. When the box comes up mark the IMG Code. Here you can also choose the size of the image you want to add to the thread. Click on the code box..it will turn purple. Right click on it to copy.
4. Next, go to the thread where you want to post your image. Click in the text space and paste your code with a right click of your mouse.
5. TaDa!!! You did it!

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End Of Month Photo Contest

We will be having an end of month photo contest each month. You may submit 1 photo YOU have personally taken. PM me with it by the date requested to be entered in our POLL. Oh, make sure you have the "Allow Public Embedding" checked so I may post it in the poll. We will have one winner per month unless there is a tie. If you are the monthly winner PM me your address. I will be looting my personal scrapbook stash to share with you to help keep my cost down. You might find an extra surprise in there too! Just so it's fair to all our players...please make sure if you submit a photo for the contest you have completed all 10 photo's for the month and YOU have personally taken them during the current month. The mini challenge photo's are not required, simply for fun. You can however, submit one of your challenge photo's (mini's) to the contest.

**End of Month photo contest entry deadline: May 29th by 6pm EST (I will post poll the evening of the 29th)

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GO & HAVE FUN!!

Challenges you want, challenges you get-these are just for fun - no obligation! Use these 10 prompts to inspire your photos in any way you see fit. There are no right or wrong ideas.

May Minis:


1 - Abundant
2 - Colorful
3 - Made it myself
4 - Repurposed
5 - Antique
6 - Something new to you
7 - Odd Angle
8 - Budding or blooming
9 - Your outside
10 - Fuzzy or Furry


 
desilu3131
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KristaDee
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KristaDee
In response to desilu3131

I'm in. I sure hope I will have pictures to share.


 
desilu3131
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desilu3131
In response to KristaDee

I have faith in you Krista!!


 
rockmom
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rockmom
In response to desilu3131

I am back.


 
nanasan
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nanasan
In response to rockmom

I am here.........:)


 
erjaan
erjaan 
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erjaan
In response to nanasan

My May will be crazy but I can't go through it without you guys!!! Of course I am in. waaaahooool


 
desilu3131
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desilu3131
In response to erjaan

Welcome back girls!!!




 
Linnny
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Linnny
In response to desilu3131

Count me in you cutie pies!!!!


 
Lenethren
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Lenethren
In response to Linnny

Morning.

I am going to try to join in this month. With surgery on the 7th I know I will miss some days but I can`t imagine not dropping in from time to time Thanks everyone for all the nice thoughts. I will just be glad when it is all done.


 
julie101
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In response to Lenethren


I'll give it ago this month please


 
Anna C
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Anna C
In response to julie101

I'm in for another month!

Awesome minis this month!


Edited by Anna C on 04-30-13 02:23 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
desilu3131
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desilu3131
In response to Anna C

Morning!


Welcome Julie!


 
MissaOnTheRun
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MissaOnTheRun
In response to desilu3131

Hi Julie!

Krista now that it's May I hope the landscape is more photo friendly.

I'm in too. Thanks Lori the Minis are very nice this month. I've got all sorts of ideas. Now I just have to take the photos.


 
desilu3131
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desilu3131
In response to MissaOnTheRun

JCI


 
Greenacres
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Greenacres
In response to desilu3131

Hopefully I will have some flowers this month.


 
Greenacres
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So I was going through all the new (or moved links) and couldn't find "friends". Well, then I did on the left side but under that is "I'm Following" and "My Followers". Why do we need this if we have the friends thing? I tried to do a search on it but came up with nothing. The following thing is new, right?


 
Msnickers2
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Msnickers2
In response to Greenacres

Hi everyone! I would love to join in. To answer your question, the following thing is new.


 
rockmom
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rockmom
In response to Msnickers2

I guess its like having a favorite artist but not adding them as a friend? You want to see their work but don't know them so you flowing instead of sending a friend request? IDK...


 
Greenacres
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Greenacres
In response to rockmom

Thanks ladies. I thought it was new. I see it gives no option to not let people follow you. At least you can see who is following you.


 
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