Word of the Month: February

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For the month of hearts it follows that our Word of the Month be something that involves love and passion! Care to guess what the word is? Find out after the jump!

Credits: schmartin

For February, we’re pretty confident you guys already have an idea on what the Word of the Month will be so we’ll cut to the chase. The word is ardor. At least its not love, hearts, red or something equally predictable right? Show us passion, devotion and burning heat! You know the drill. We want your best interpretation of the word and the 5 best ones get an award and 10 Piggies. Good luck!

ardor: [ahr-der]
noun
1. great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion
2. intense devotion, eagerness, or enthusiasm; zeal
3. burning heat.

Details:

  • Prize(s): 5 winners of 10 Piggies. All winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes
  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated. Please keep in mind of our Word of the Month theme.
  • Upload Limit: 1 photo only so make it count!
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

written by cruzron on 2011-02-09 in #competitions #rumble #february #love #word #month #ardor #passion

5 Comments

  1. trash-gordon-from-outer-space
    trash-gordon-from-outer-space ·

    The best thing about these competitions is that I can learn plenty of new words.

  2. jonolomo
    jonolomo ·

    The difficult thing about these competitions is choosing 1 photo.

  3. pushkar
    pushkar ·

    shit! just one foto!!

  4. orangeuke
    orangeuke ·

    if the place I get my negatives developed hadn't given out one of my rolls of negatives away to someone else I wouldn't be freaking out about submitting this rumble and the Spread the Love Rumble too! Grrr! I wish there was like a few day extension..... :(

  5. dabai
    dabai ·

    cant wait to see who are the winners!

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