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  1. Andrew Martonik's Avatar
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-ac-photo-contest-pillars.jpg

    Old pillars overlooking downtown

    Structural pillars obviously provide practical benefit as a replacement for complete walls, but of course they often prove to be aesthetically-pleasing parts of a building's design as well. Whether the building is old or new, we're sure you'll be able to take some really interesting pictures of pillars in the next two weeks.

    Your entries will be in the running for one of three Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 10400mAh Portable External Battery packs!

    Entering is easy. Just drop your entry in a post below. Tell us what Android you used to get the picture, and any back story you want to add to it. We'll pick a winner Tuesday (November 3) night at 11:59 p.m. ET, and announce them on the blog with the next contest.

    • Pictures must be taken with an Android device
    • Pictures must be uploaded to the contest thread. I'm not running all over the Internet to track them down.
    • You have to tell us what device you used to take the picture, and any special software you might have used. Editing your pictures is fine — this is art.
    • Feel free to add a little back story — we want to know how the picture came to be.
    • You must have used a valid email address to register here at AC, so I know how to contact the winner.
    • Only one entry per contest per person.


    Good luck, everyone!
    AntikytheraTech and jamesm79 like this.
    10-21-2015 02:07 PM
  2. ermitico's Avatar
    How do you post a picture using the AC app? I choose my pic from Google Photos but it says "can't upload attachment" :-(

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-21-2015 02:15 PM
  3. hollywould's Avatar
    Took this in Asizi in Italy with my Galaxy S 2 back in 2008.Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-70-church-main-piazza-assisi-built-roman-temple.jpg
    10-21-2015 02:35 PM
  4. Dave Johnson3's Avatar
    Taken at a National Trust property (Stourhead) in Wiltshire UK
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-20150815_134224-01.jpg

    LG G4, edited in Snapspeed.
    10-21-2015 02:39 PM
  5. BioFanatic's Avatar
    Ever heard of the "Pillars of Creation"? I took this photo with my Samsung GALAXY!!! (Get it??? Because space!)
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-0107-hubble-pillars-creation.png
    (No, this is obviously not my actual contest entry, just having some fun)
    10-21-2015 02:56 PM
  6. araya_samson's Avatar
    Pillars supporting the metro, Dubai.Galaxy S3 enhanced with adobe photoshop express.



    Sent from my GT-I9301I using Tapatalk
    10-21-2015 03:14 PM
  7. Kjthomas0724's Avatar
    How do you post a picture using the AC app? I choose my pic from Google Photos but it says "can't upload attachment" :-(

    Posted via the Android Central App
    You can't. Tons of us have been having this issue for months and it has yet to be fixed. Really annoying. I can't enter the contest because of it

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-21-2015 03:25 PM
  8. BioFanatic's Avatar
    You can't. Tons of us have been having this issue for months and it has yet to be fixed. Really annoying. I can't enter the contest because of it
    I've had this issue a few times as well. My solution? Email the picture to yourself (or upload to cloud), get to a desktop/laptop, and upload to AC using the website on the browser. It's not ideal, certainly, but it will get the job done.
    10-21-2015 03:28 PM
  9. anon(8678058)'s Avatar
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-imag0846.jpg

    Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, taken in August. Shot on HTC One M9 in HDR mode, and the photo is unedited.
    10-21-2015 03:51 PM
  10. rdhose's Avatar
    Took this while at a team building event with my Nexus 6.
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-img_20151007_165724.jpg
    10-21-2015 04:20 PM
  11. sunburned's Avatar
    Phone: Moto X 2013, auto HDR, no editing
    Location: Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Taken on my honeymoon last year.

    "The Temple of a Thousand Pillars" - all of them have images of warriors carved into them. Used to have a roof that collapsed long ago.

    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-chichen-itza-pillars.jpg
    10-21-2015 04:31 PM
  12. ryukiri's Avatar
    Taken at the University of Washington, Seattle with an LG G2.

    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-2015-10-21-13.21.22.jpg
    Andrew Martonik likes this.
    10-21-2015 04:52 PM
  13. anon8380037's Avatar
    I may be breaking a rule as I already entered this for the Ornate competition.

    Blackfriars, Central London. 4/3 13mp from a Note 3 on Auto, May 2014.

    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-2-bgs.jpg
    Joseaop5 likes this.
    10-21-2015 05:07 PM
  14. AntikytheraTech's Avatar
    Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco. Taken on my since-retired Nexus 5 with the stock Google camera in panorama. Edited using Snapped.



    Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
    10-21-2015 05:51 PM
  15. Nicole Quiles's Avatar
    Taken on galaxy note 3 stock camera. Enhanced in snapseed. Taken on a trip to D.C. playing around with shots through the cherry blossom trees.
    Attached Thumbnails Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-20140412_120352-01.jpg  
    10-21-2015 05:51 PM
  16. Ravi Chandu's Avatar
    Here's my entry. When all those people busy with their big DSLR shooting skyscrapers across the river from The Bund in Shanghai, I've took this one with my HTC One M8 last summer, used native HTC Photo Editor.
    Attached Thumbnails Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-imag0293_3.jpg  
    10-21-2015 05:58 PM
  17. scaots's Avatar
    Would love to get a QC battery pack and passed the perfect spot today...
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-img_20151021_164827.jpg
    Taken with Nexus 6, which does fabulous in HDR mode if you have a still subject.
    nenetje, Ritchk and roundwound5 like this.
    10-21-2015 07:36 PM
  18. tekstiles's Avatar
    Taken at Union Station in Chicago with the Galaxy Note 5 and edited on VSCO.

    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-img_20150901_073732.jpg
    10-21-2015 08:29 PM
  19. Joseaop5's Avatar
    HELLO... I used my Moto G 3rd Gen to take this one; it's just a day in the beach, i try to take something different every time i go. The app was the stock motorola's camera.
    Good Luck to everyone.Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-img_20151018_140621477_hdr.jpg
    pete2bec2 likes this.
    10-21-2015 09:10 PM
  20. hopacopim's Avatar
    We found this beautiful church ruins on a road trip between Charleston and Savannah Georgia. It was built in the 1750s and is surrounded by these ancient trees. I used my classic Nexus 5 to take this picture.Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-img_20141020_161320.jpg
    10-21-2015 11:36 PM
  21. bapollack's Avatar
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-20151006_123138.jpg
    Not necessarily pillars but seems to fit the description. Taken with Samsung Galaxy S6 no editing.
    Attached Thumbnails Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-20151006_122719.jpg  
    10-22-2015 09:06 AM
  22. Ritchk's Avatar
    Pillars supporting I376 going over Brady's Run Park in Western Pa. Taken with a Nexus 4(KitKat)...yep, Tinkered a bit with Windows stock photo editor.
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-bradysrunbridge.jpg
    nenetje and gagan1491 like this.
    10-22-2015 10:06 AM
  23. jamesm79's Avatar
    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-sacr-c-ur-paris.jpg

    This is an interior shot of of Sacré-Cœur Basilica - taken during my Honeymoon in Paris - September, 2015. Amazing architecture, with stunning pillars above and below the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

    Camera: Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    Editor: Google Photos

    The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. Sacré-Cœur is a double monument, political and cultural, both a national penance for the defeat of France in the 1871 Franco-Prussian War and the socialist Paris Commune of 1871 crowning its most rebellious neighborhood, and an embodiment of conservative moral order, publicly dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which was an increasingly popular vision of a loving and sympathetic Christ.

    The Sacré-Cœur Basilica was designed by Paul Abadie. Construction began in 1875 and was finished in 1914. It was consecrated after the end of World War I in 1919.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacr%C...C5%93ur,_Paris
    CrazyJimbo likes this.
    10-22-2015 10:30 AM
  24. woodsdmd's Avatar
    These are supports for our new beach house. The original was destroyed by Super Storm Sandy. The picture was taken with a Galaxy S4.Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-20150117_115120.jpg
    anon8380037 and nenetje like this.
    10-22-2015 10:53 AM
  25. paralog's Avatar
    Shot on a Nexus 4 at the Legion of Honor, San Franciso. The place is beautiful, and the light that day was just right.

    Edited for contrast and color in Snapseed.

    Android Central Photo Contest: Pillars-2014-01-05-13.58.58-1-01.jpg
    10-22-2015 04:06 PM
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