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33. Alfredo
Sun Sep 13, 2015, 09:41 AM
Sep 2015

will you be stating that you want "quirky or kitschy"?

I took the photo of the road side business I mentioned (where I had to park, gently approach, introduce myself and beg for the photo) and I am holding it in abeyance for the contest. Then I ran across another that is kitsch as kitsch can.......
So now I'm torn.

I think the photographers, and the voters, need to get back to keeping their eye on the theme a bit better. Lately I think we have lost our way at times and submitted pretty photos that are only peripherally related to the theme and have gotten away with it.

I think I need another hint. Solly Mack Sep 2015 #1
GOT IT! elleng Sep 2015 #2
If you live by the coast or near a lake, there should be some picturesque shops alfredo Sep 2015 #14
Uh oh Tom Kitten Sep 2015 #3
Lost your digital virginity to a caveman. alfredo Sep 2015 #5
Brings back memories. Binkie The Clown Sep 2015 #7
memories! Tom Kitten Sep 2015 #10
Grants Pass Old Codger Sep 2015 #11
You've done it Mira Sep 2015 #4
Thanks. It's a Tom Robbins novel. alfredo Sep 2015 #9
For me Mira Sep 2015 #12
Skinny legs and all was really good too. alfredo Sep 2015 #13
Makes me want to dig CC Sep 2015 #6
It's a good reason to hit the secondary roads near you. alfredo Sep 2015 #8
We have an unfair advantage here in Flori-duh Lorien Sep 2015 #15
That's OK, as long as you don't abuse it. alfredo Sep 2015 #16
You really do! mnhtnbb Sep 2015 #20
It doesn't have to be a business. It could be a yard decorated with concrete statues and such. alfredo Sep 2015 #26
Cool. bluedigger Sep 2015 #17
I'll have to dig out my photo Blue_In_AK Sep 2015 #18
That's the spirit. alfredo Sep 2015 #19
Sounds good! Agschmid Sep 2015 #21
I might have mine already Mira Sep 2015 #22
I can't wait to see the entries. I love the little store. So comforting. alfredo Sep 2015 #23
great theme fizzgig Sep 2015 #24
You don't even need to leave the city limits to find some good subjects alfredo Sep 2015 #25
What's the policy on post-processing? Binkie The Clown Sep 2015 #27
That's fine. Editing within reason is OK with me. alfredo Sep 2015 #28
I'll go ahead and submit it when the time comes, and if it's over the top Binkie The Clown Sep 2015 #29
Antique/sepia leaves the image generally intact. Turning it into a fractal would be too much. alfredo Sep 2015 #30
Tough one so far... But I've got some going. Agschmid Sep 2015 #31
Easy is boring. alfredo Sep 2015 #32
I traveled for 18 hours on Friday. I got my entry and then some. Solly Mack Sep 2015 #36
Alfredo Mira Sep 2015 #33
It doesn't matter, it just has to be interesting. alfredo Sep 2015 #34
Mira's question is also my question today. Because do I have kitsch! Solly Mack Sep 2015 #35
A roadside attraction doesn't have to be kitsch, but any attraction, profound or profane is OK. alfredo Sep 2015 #37
Well, OK. I separate kitsch from primitive art. Solly Mack Sep 2015 #38
I can't wait to see these little pieces of America. alfredo Sep 2015 #39
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