Does My Blog Look Good in This – September 2007

by Jeanne on September 17, 2007

in Events - DMBLGiT

Seeing as Andrew recently posted the winners of the enduringly popular Does My Blog Look Good in This? event for August, I guess it must be time to announce the next round.  Yes, folks, the Cooksister herself will be hosting this month’s event!

So… what are the rules?

  • Only one food photograph may be entered per person
  • The photograph must have been taken by you
  • The photograph must have been posted on your blog during August of 2007
  • The deadline to submit your entry is October 1 at midnight, UK time
  • A panel of judges will assess the quality of all of the entries before eventually selecting winners from the pictures.  There will be winners in the following categories:
    • Aesthetics: composition, food styling, lighting, focus, etc.
    • Edibility: Does the photo make us want to take a big bite out of our computer monitor while drooling on our keyboard?
    • Originality: a photo that makes you stop, look twice, and think “wow, I never thought of photographing it like that before!”
    • Overall Winner: the photograph that scores the highest when individual scores for Aesthetics, Edibility and Originality are added up.

So how can you join in?

  • Draft an e-mail with DMBLGiT in the subject line.
  • Attach one qualifying food or drink photo, preferably 350 pixels in width.
  • Include the following:
    • Your name
    • Your blog URL
    • The title of the image/what it is
    • The URL of the post where the photo first appeared
    • The camera you used
  • Send me the e-mail

The standard of entries has just been getting higher with each passing month, so I can hardly wait to see what you come up with!

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Rethabile September 18, 2007 at 1:08 pm

How is it going, Jeanne? Can hardly wait for the snaps. Hope all’s well.

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Rethabile September 18, 2007 at 1:10 pm

Dang! I forgot to tell you that I’m going to let the southern Africa blog ring die a peaceful death. if you want to remove the button…
Cheers

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Mieliepap September 18, 2007 at 9:34 pm

Hi Jeanne, I am finally back after a few European breaks. I will surely submit something. My forté is not presentation, though, but consumption.

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Trig September 19, 2007 at 4:17 pm

Hi Jeanne,
I’ve entered with my wild salmon photo, I’ve sent it as 350px width and in full size for expanding.
Good luck with the hosting, looking forward to the results!

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Tartelette September 22, 2007 at 4:48 am

Hi Jeanne! DO you have a gallery up with all the pics as they come by any chance?

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Nags September 24, 2007 at 4:18 am

Have sent in my entry :) Waiting to see the winning entries, saw last month’s and was bowled over!

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Zlamushka September 24, 2007 at 7:28 am

i just sent in my contribution. I am all thrilled to see the pics. They are always so gorgeous to look at. … and inspirational. Hope this month wont be any different.

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Jeanne September 24, 2007 at 6:05 pm

Hi Rethabile
Nice to hear from you! And the snaps are up in their very own Picasa album: http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/CooksisterJeanne/DoesMyBlogLookGoodInThisSeptember2007
Hi Mielipap
Big of you to admit that ;-)
Hi Trig
Got your wonderful pic – it’s also included in the album mentioned above :)
Hi Tartelette
As I mentio above, here is the album http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/CooksisterJeanne/DoesMyBlogLookGoodInThisSeptember2007
Hi Nags and Zlamushka
Glad you could join us – the entries were indeed fantastic last month. Let’s see what this month brings…

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Tartelette September 25, 2007 at 7:21 am

Thanks Jeanne for you response. Good luck with hosting all the entries this month!

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avital October 2, 2007 at 8:19 pm

Hi Jeanne, i sent you my photo 2 days ago (09.30) but i don’t see it on your album.. did you receive it? Thanks!

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