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Portfolio Invitation #008: Old Buildings #1

Meridian Building in Santa Barbara, CAnon 1D mk. II
(B&U Steinmueller,

1. Submissions closed
2. Gallery open (Voting closed)

3. Results posted



  • You can submit pictures till 11/20/2005 12pm PST
  • We then publish a maximum of 30 pictures that we select from all submissions and post them in a gallery
  • All readers then can vote on these pictures for about 2 weeks (no reader can see the current results)
  • Voting gets closed 12/5/2005 12pm PST
  • We publish the results
  • The winning 5 pictures will be posted on this page
  • The gallery stays open for 2 about more months and then may get deleted
  • This page is permanent

Note: All submissions that do not follow the rules get ignored without notice.


  • Any image that features an old building.
  • You send us a JPG image compression level 8 in Photoshop (we won't consider larger images). The picture has to fit into the following dimensions:
    • 600 x 600 pixels
    • 800 x 400 pixels (panoramas)
    • 1000 x 300 pixels (wide panoramas)
  • No people in the picture that can be identified (sorry, we don't want to get into legal trouble here)
  • The image name has to be like this:
    • first_lastname_cameratype_title (no blanks or special characters except "_", all lower case)
    • Try a short title (not longer than 15 chracters)
    • Sample: "uwe_steinmueller_d1x_davenport.jpg
  • Send image to :
  • Subject line: "Invitation #8: " + image filename (naming conventions see above as sometimes the image name gets lost in the email)
  • Color images should be in the sRGB color space
  • You grant Digital Outback Photo the right to publish the image free of charge
  • Only one entry and submission per artist
  • We do not accept later corrections (too much of a hassle here)


#01 Mike Cavaliere: Pentax 6X7

This old house

#02 Marco Spinelli: Fuji S2


#03 Kagan Tuncay: Canon 20D


#04 Hans Spitshuis: Canon 20D

Silo by night

#05 D. Carrick: Canon 10d

Feb Thaw

Thanks to all participants!


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