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Kelly Barclay
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/28/2005

Contest & Photo of the Day

I'm just curious how the Photo of the Day gets chosen. I received the newsletters and browsed pictures on this site for months before I actually started posting. I saved some of the cool Photo of the Days. I just went back and looked at them, and I recognize a lot of names of people I've talked to on here. Nice knowing you all via the discussions! :)

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8/11/2005 10:00:28 PM

Kerry Drager
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  Hi Kelly,
Thanks for your interest in the Photo of the Day newsletter!

All Photo of the Day images are chosen from contest entries. The Judges at BetterPhoto make the selections. A Photo of the Day, however, does not guarantee a contest victory. It's just us saying "Wow! Great photo!"

In order to get a good balance of photos over a period of days and weeks - i.e., "traditional," digital art, color, black and white, landscapes, details, animals, people, etc. - some of the pictures are "held over" into the next month. Thus, although some photos may have a "contest finalist/winner" award attached to it, those particular pictures were actually chosen for POTD status before the final contest judging.

Thanks again for asking, Kelly!

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8/12/2005 12:42:51 AM

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