The theme for this month's Nik Software Photo Contest is "Painting with Light". We're looking for images which showcase light, be it natural or artificial. This is a theme which we hope will inspire lots of creative entries. Good luck and good shooting! The contest winner will receive a full copy of the Nik Software product of his or her choice. There are six products to choose from: Nik Software, Inc. | Products Contest Rules: Participants must be registered members who have made no fewer than 3 posts here at mu-43.com. You may enter a photo now and post later, but both the contest entry and the 3 qualifying posts must be made prior to midnight (GMT) on October 2, 2011. Only one contest entry per person. You may only enter a photograph which you yourself have made. The entry photo must be taken with a Micro Four Thirds camera, and EXIF data must be intact so that this can be verified**. Maximum photo dimension should not exceed 1024 pixels. The photo may have been taken at any time, not necessarily during the month of the contest. Moderators at Mu-43.com and SeriousCompacts.com and their families are ineligible. To enter, simply post a photograph in this thread. HTML and code are enabled to make posting as easy as possible. For detailed information about how to post a photo in this or any other thread, see [URL="https://www.mu-43.com/f77/how-post-images-forum-threads-316/"]here[/URL]. [*]Each month, we will show the winning photo on the Mu-43.com home page. By entering the contest, you grant us permission to show your photo for this purpose in the event that you should win. Other than that you continue to hold all rights reserved with respect to copyright of your image. [*]The contest winner will be determined by member vote (poll). Voting will begin on October 3rd, 2011 and end after 7 days. [/LIST] [I]** The entry photo must be taken with a Micro Four Thirds camera, and EXIF data must be intact so that this can be verified. If you do not know what EXIF is, no need to worry. In most cases, the EXIF will be there automatically. In the event that the winning photo does not have intact EXIF data, we will ask the photographer for the original file (in-camera JPEG or RAW) so that we can verify that it was taken with a Micro 4/3 camera[/I] Reminder: Mu-43.com members are eligible for a [COLOR="Red"]15% discount[/COLOR] on all Nik Software products by using the coupon code [B]MU-43[/B] at checkout. Thanks to [URL="http://www.niksoftware.com"]Nik Software[/URL] for sponsoring this contest!