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  • MAY CONTEST UPDATE

    Posted on May 13th, 2011 Pam No comments

    Here is a picture of the camera I am giving away in May.

    Tell your friends, it’s not too late to enter and they can enter every day!!!!!!!

    To enter, go to the May 2nd blog entry on this blog.

    Contest information update.

    1. The June contest subject will be LANDSCAPES.
    2. The June prize will be a 7″ portable digital TV / picture frame.
    3. The July contest subject will be FLOWERS.
    4. Starting in June, the winner will be voted on by people visiting my www.pamolsen.net site.
    5. Each person has five votes, but you can’t vote for yourself. So get your family and friends to vote for you and your pictures.

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  • MAY PHOTO CONTEST

    Posted on May 2nd, 2011 Pam 80 comments

    Well, another month — another contest.
    Thanks again for all of those that entered last month, this month should be much bigger and better.
    The winner receives a new Fuji Digital Camera, worth $100. (this is really a great camera!!!!)
    For pictures of the camera and to look at pictures taken by the camera click here.

    NOTE: The subjects this month are CHILDREN & ANIMALS. Any type of animal and any type of child.
    Only one picture of each subject may be submitted. If a child or animal is included in a group that does count as being entered once.

    HERE ARE THE RULES.
    1. You can enter each day if you would like, but send ONLY ONE PHOTOGRAPH EACH DAY.
    2. The contest starts today, May 2, 2011 and goes until May 31, 2011.
    3. Here is the tricky part. Do not duplicate subjects, send only one picture of each subject. For example, if you have five children, send only one picture of each child. Only one picture of a cat, one picture of a dog, one buffalo, you get the idea. So this means, pick your favorite picture of each subject and send it, I only want your best.
    4. ONLY PICTURES TAKEN BY YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, pictures entered by ‘Frank’ must be taken by ‘Frank’.
    5. You can’t submit for someone else, everyone must enter their own pictures, using their own email.
    6. Your pictures are safe with me, I will ONLY use the images to judge the contest.
    7. Here is how to submit a photograph. Use this May 2nd blog to submit your entries. Just add a caption in the comment box, then attach the image using the browse button in the box below the comment box, then click ‘submit comment’.
    8. Bribing the judge (ME) is prohibited, but you can always try.
    9. Remember, enter only one picture per day.
    10. Because this is a family site, keep your photographs child friendly!!!!!
    11. Breaking any rule will disqualify you for that entry and that day.

    12. Any picture that has been used in a prior contest CAN BE USED AGAIN  !!!!!!!!

    Good luck everyone, please tell your friends and family to enter.
    Thanks!!!!!!!!

  • WINNER OF THE APRIL PHOTO CONTEST

    Posted on May 2nd, 2011 Pam 2 comments

    First of all, thanks to all of you that entered the April contest.  A special thank you to Kathy and Melissa.  They entered almost every day!!!!!!!!

    Here is are the top five in no particular order.

    Submitted by Melissa

    Submitted by Cindy Baldwin

    Submitted by Devin Baldwin

    Submitted by Jennifer L

    Submitted by Kathy
    After great thought and discounting all the bribes, the winner is:

    CINDY BALDWIN !!!!!!!!

    Caption: My sister practicing to become “a professional beachdancer”

     

    Great job Cindy, this is what I liked about the picture.

    1. The composition was perfect.

    2. This picture is a ‘one of a kind’.

    3. This picture tells a story.

    4. You know what the child is feeling.

    5. As your eyes move around the picture, you are always drawn back to the child.

    Cindy has won a 8″X10″ canvas print. She can use any picture for the print.

    Here are a couple of examples of the canvas print.

    This is a picture from the back.

    Read my next blog about the May photo contest.  You could win a digital camera!!!!!

  • APRIL CONTEST UPDATE

    Posted on April 30th, 2011 Pam 3 comments

    I have picked a few top ten pictures, look at them to see if any of your pictures are in the top ten.  Thanks to everyone for entering!!!!! Some of the photographs were fantastic!!!!!!

    The contest ends at 12:00 midnight tonight, still time to enter one last picture.

    I will post the top ten tomorrow and the winner on Monday.

    Here is a preview on the next contest.

    Below are pictures of the FUJI digital camera I am giving away.  Remember, it is new and worth $100.

    Camera in the box.

    All the stuff you get, cords, battery charger etc. NOTE: no SD card is included.

    Pictures front and back.

    Here are pictures I took with the camera.  The quality is really GREAT!!!!!!

    My cat Shaker.

    Picture of a picture of my Mother

    Tulips

    Flag in my front yard.

    Here are a few pictures I took with my Canon 40D.  So you can compare.

    Same tulips.

    The contest starts May 2nd, 2011.  It will run until May 31, 2011.  Please tell your friends about this contest.
    The subject for the May contest will be Children and Animals.  NOTE:  The animals may be wild or domestic , (same for the children).  Ha Ha

  • APRIL PHOTO CONTEST UPDATE

    Posted on April 26th, 2011 Pam No comments

    I hope all of you know that this Saturday, April 30, is the last day of the photo contest.
    Winner receives a free 8″ X 10″ canvas print, (worth $75). So you still have 5 days left to enter. If you haven’t entered yet, please do it today!!!!!!!

    Thanks Kathy and Melissa, they have entered more pictures than anyone!!!!!!! Kathy sometimes submits her pictures at 4:45 am!!!!!!!!!!! Come on everyone, we want to see what you are up to, send pictures!!!!!!! YOU COULD WIN!!!!!!!

    And just to tease you for next month, I am giving away a $109 Fuji Digital Camera. It comes with battery, case, strap and battery charger. It is a great camera for using on vacations, great for hiking, hunting and fishing. Just so you can be getting ready, the photo subject for next month is Children. Same rules apply, you must be the author of the pictures you submit and can only submit one picture each day. The contest will start on Monday, May 2, 2011.

    For more info on how to enter click here, and good luck!!!

  • APRIL PHOTO CONTEST

    Posted on April 2nd, 2011 Pam 80 comments

    Congratulations to Julie!!!! She lost 4.5 pounds during the March weight contest!!!!!!
    I lost 3 pounds, but gained 3 pounds during January so I just broke even. Wish me luck for the coming gardening months when I should lose lots!!

    Julie won a 8″X10″ canvas wrap, using a picture of her choice.

    So on to the next contest.
    This April contest is a photo contest, winner receives a 8″X10″ canvas wrap. These wraps are really cool. I will have pictures of them in the coming weeks.

    HERE ARE THE RULES.
    1. You can enter each day if you would like, but send ONLY ONE PHOTOGRAPH EACH DAY.
    2. The contest starts today April 2nd and goes until April 30th.
    3. Here is the tricky part. Do not duplicate subjects, send only one picture of each subject. For example, if you have five children, send only one picture of each child. Only one picture of a tulip, only one picture of the Tetons, you get the idea. So this means, pick your favorite picture of each subject and send it, I only want your best.
    4. ONLY PICTURES TAKEN BY YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, pictures entered by ‘Frank’ must be taken by ‘Frank’.
    5. You can’t submit for someone else, everyone must enter their own pictures, using their own email.
    6. All pictures will become the property of Pam Olsen and further use by the submittee is prohibited……….JUST KIDDING!!!!!!!!!! I will ONLY use the images to judge the contest.
    7. Here is how to submit a photograph. Use this April 2nd blog to submit your entries. Just add a comment in the comment box, then attach the image using the browse button in the box below the comment box, then click ‘submit comment’.
    8. Bribing the judge (ME) is prohibited, but you can always try.
    9. Remember, enter only one picture per day.
    10. Because this is a family site, keep your photographs child friendly!!!!!

    Please have fun with this, I am looking forward to lots of images, the canvas wrap picture is a very cool prize and worth $75.

  • LAST WEIGHT CONTEST

    Posted on April 1st, 2011 Pam 2 comments

    Today is the last day of the March weight loss contest.

    Remember to weigh yourself today and text or call me with your results.  They must be turned in today, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!!!

    May the biggest loser win!!!!!

    The winner receives a 8″ X 10″ canvas wrap from a picture of their choice, it is worth $75.

    Thanks everyone for participating!!!!!!!