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SS: Alphabet in photos - QRS

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Group:Sharp Shooters
Swap Coordinator:pahasiga (contact)
Swap categories: Photography 
Number of people in swap:3
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:August 4, 2017
Date items must be sent by:September 4, 2017
Number of swap partners:1
Description:
  • one partner
  • three photos (because of letter Q)

Still liking the idea of alphabetical photos - photos taken of things starting with a certain letter. I'm hoping that by the end of this new series of swaps, each of us could fill a photo album with the whole alphabet.

So, with this objective in mind,

  • for each letter in swap name you will send exactly one standard 10x15cm (4"x6") photo;
  • on the front side of photo, there must be text along the lines of "A is for Apple" or "B is for Beautiful" or "C is for Climbing"; this text may be added digitally before printing, or afterwards written by hand (in permanent something), made up from stickers, etc;
  • the photo should be in landscape format (to help with an uniform look of your album);
  • on the back of photo, there should be date and the author of the photo (so that you could later always see who was the person who sent you this wonderful pic).

Your photo does not need to be taken especially for this swap, but can be an earlier one. If you want to use P for Paris, you may use your photos of an earlier trip, no need to travel again!
The word for your photo may be a noun, an adjective, a verb... whatever you wish. Nothing creepy or gross, though (think "safe to show to a preschooler", well, except you don't have to use simple words!); for borderline things like clowns or spiders, check your partner's profile for possible phobias or just choose something else. It should also be sufficiently general, not something "yours only" like Son or Wife (while you could use the same persons for Boy or Woman, if you so wish), and no names (you shouldn't send out an alphabetized collection of your ex-boyfriends).

Discussion

pahasiga 07/25/2017 #

I'm just going to mention that I'm not afraid of spiders, personally, so send me a photo of your pet tarantula if you wish. :) (Or save it for the letter T.)

Bexican137590 07/26/2017 #

Can it be representative of the letter? Like Buckingham Palace for Queen or a photo of a mountain in Switzerland for S?

pahasiga 07/27/2017 #

A mountain in Switzerland would definitely be suitable to represent the word "Switzerland" - after all, it is a part of Switzerland and it isn't feasible to take a photo of ALL Switzerland anyway.

For Queen, it would maybe be better if you could make it into a phrase, as in "Queen's palace" or "Queen's seat".

pahasiga 07/27/2017 #

I haven't mentioned so in swap description, but you are welcome to write on the back of photo, besides the date and name, also a bit more information about what's shown on photo - for example, what's the name of this particular spider, mountain or palace.

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