CLOSED: 2.0 Advanced Competition 05

Discussion in 'FM4 Photo Mode Competitions' started by SlipZtrEm, Nov 28, 2011.

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  1. SlipZtrEm

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    Further explanation of the theme, provided by, er, me:

    "Do you have a little Yaris hiding a secret under the hood? What about that lowly-looking Spark of yours that keeps Vette drivers home in tears? This week's stars are just those sorts of cars, the Davids of the world sticking it to the Goliaths. Show your underdog beating cars that, when stock, it could've never competed with!"

    CARS: Any car that is B500 or lower stock
    LOCATIONS: Any
    AUTOVISTA/HOMESPACES: No
    CUSTOM LIVERIES: Yes
    UNIQUE RESTRICTIONS: See above


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    Please, ensure you read and understand all requirements for this competition. Failure to follow
    the rules may result in disqualification. If you have questions, send a PM to SlipZtrEm, Scaff, or Terronium-12.

    • It is recommended you host your image on ImageShack, Photobucket, or Flickr.
    • Not sure how to post a thumbnail or preview image? Read this sticky!
    • Please use a clickable-preview to full-size, not a separate text link for it; it makes poll creation much easier!

    • One entry per user. It must be your own work, and never previously used in a comp.
      [*]Do not ask other users to choose your entry.
      [*]Mark your FINAL ENTRY clearly, with red text. On H2H weeks, which side, as well.
      [*]You may change your entry once. Do it clearly; edit out your previous entry, and
      either post the new one in a new reply, or in place of the original.
      [*]When submitting, use either a thumbnail or a preview image, as a clickable link to the full-sizer.
      [*]Preview images can not exceed 500 pixels in either direction.
      [*]A preview image must be representative of the full-size image. Do not add effects to it.
      [*]Do not post "Honourable Mentions" or outtakes - just your Final Entry, that's all.
      [*]Winner gets to choose the following week's theme, as well as the Top 25. Every fourth
      week, the poll will be H2H style: entries must choose a "team", leading to two 12-picture,
      4-day polls. The winners from each faces off in a final 48 hour poll.
      [*]Winners cannot enter in their own theme!
      [*]The Host may ask for the original image and it must be submitted if so, by uploading to your storefront.
      For this reason, it's recommended to save the original image until week's ends.
    Failure to follow these rules will result in ignored entries and/or disqualification!

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    What you may not do to a photo:
    • Alter the geometry of the car; No body modifications not available in game.
    • Add shapes or objects from outside of FM4, signatures excepted.
    • Add lens flares or "artistic" filters to image.
    • Remove items from shot (scenery, other cars).
    • Use more than 1 image (HDR, photo-stitching, multi-exposure).
    • "Creative cropping". The main "image" must be four-sided, with 90-degree, upright corners (though they can be rounded).

    What you may do to a photo:
    • Crop and/or resize an image.
    • Adjust the level or curve values.
    • Alter the colour tone of the image (gradient maps, photo filters, colour balance, etc).
    • Adjust brightness, contrast, exposure, shadow/highlights.
    • Enhance shadows or highlights (dodge and burn tools in Photoshop, for example).
    • Add noise and/or diffuse glow.
    • Add a post-game tilt-shift blur, or apply a motion blur to a stationary Photomode shot.
    • Make use of Layer Blend Modes.
    • Use a Sharpening filter and/or tool.
    • Remove the FM4 watermark.
    • Add a personal signature.
    • Clean up or fix jaggies, texture pixelation, or colour separation.
    • Add a vignette effect.
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  2. Fezz_ST

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  3. Northstar

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  4. ImaRobot

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  5. NTX

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  6. Boabdulrahman

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  7. jakenj9

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    Well thats the car I was going to use Boabdulrahman... Only one entry for me this week then... running short on time
     
  8. BryCivicSi

    BryCivicSi

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    That VW is sick.
     
  9. Boabdulrahman

    Boabdulrahman

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    I don't know what to say but the rabbit is a beast !
    You still have time to submit an entry
    You can choose the same car I chose, it's no big deal :)

    @brycivicsi thanks man
    Glad you liked it :)
     
  10. StoneyNUFC

    StoneyNUFC

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    Yea Jaken you can still use the rabbit as your pic will be different no doubt :tup:

    Will aim to get mine up after the Football
     
  11. Boabdulrahman

    Boabdulrahman

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    sorry out of topic
    But Newcastle is unlucky :(
     
  12. StoneyNUFC

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    Pfft tell me about it lol. Terrible refereeing as usual, Outplayed Chelsea all game, hit the woodwork about 4 or 5 times, having to play James Perch. Just one of those games unfortunately :lol: :(
     
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  14. StoneyNUFC

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  15. BryCivicSi

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  16. NTX

    NTX

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    I don´t understand T.O and BryCivicSi entries :confused:
     
  17. BryCivicSi

    BryCivicSi

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    I didn't realize you needed to be racing another car.

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    Final image updated
     
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