Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water

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Welcome to the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water!

What is a Cool Capture Challenge?  Each week we will host a Photo Contest for a named TOPIC, each week the topic is different, join in one, join in all, the more you join in, the more chances you have to win one of many great Prizes! So, let’s get started with the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 Photo Contest!

AND, You do NOT have to take the pix in Ocean City, the Photo Contests are open to you wherever you may live, BUT you will have to come to OC to collect your prize…  

This year we have a lot of  great Sponsors who have donated Prizes for the Winners of each weeks Topic…

This week’s Ocean  City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water 1st Place Sponsor is…

Embers Restaurant | Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water Photo ContestThe Embers Restaurant

Located at 2305 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. it is the first, and remains the largest, All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet in Ocean City with the greatest variety of seafood. The buffet features over 100 items including massive snow crab legs, a raw bar featuring clams and oysters, and large peel and eat shrimp for the seafood lovers; chicken, prime rib, ham, and pasta dishes as well as a variety of vegetarian items for the meat and veggie lovers [Menu].

Thank you to the Embers Restaurant for donating an Original Embers Restaurant T-Shirt for the 1st place winner.

Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On the Water Photo Contest | Surfing and Splashing

This Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water is, as the Topic infers, all about things on water.  Living here at the beach I get to see all kinds of cool stuff on the water, but you do not have to live at the beach…

Again, it’s all about imagination…  Got a cool looking rubber ducky floating in the bathtub, live on a lake where you like to go swimming, how about a little river rafting…  If it’s “On The Water” Snap It!

This week’s Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water 2nd Place Sponsor is…

Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water Sponsor > The Frog Bar & GrillThe Frog Bar & Grill is located at the west end of the Inlet Village on the south end of the Ocean City Boardwalk, 806 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City MD [Map | Facebook].

Now, if you haven’t been to the Frog Bar yet you are in for a treat, not only some of the coldest beer in town and the juiciest burgers, but the view…  As the sign says ‘A million dollar view’ and that’s an understatement!  Overlooking Ocean City’s Inlet and Assateague Island, all the boats, jetski’s and dolphins swimming by…  It’s a must for anyone’s visit to OC!

“On The Water”


Ready to Enter Your “On The Water” photo, Cool,  first keep reading…

How is the Winner Selected?

First, make sure you enter your photo in the right Photo Album…  The image to the right is what you will see when you click on this link for the Contest Photo Album, in the upper right corner you’ll see ‘Add Photo’s, click on that link in comments enter your Name & Photo Number (eg 1 of 2, or 2 of 2)…

Post your photos and get votes, comments and shares, the photos with the most combined activity is the Winner!  Any ties we’ll have a run off…

NOTE:  Only pix in this week’s Photo Album are counted, if you post in the wrong spot and get a million likes, sorry, but they do not count!   ADD pix to the Album, then share the Albums link with your friends and family, more likes, comments & shares, better chance of winning!

Our goal is to keep this as simple to enter as possible, and easy to know who’s pix if the popular favorite…  So, let’s get started, post your pix here!

… Sure there are rules and here they are…

Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 -> Guidelines

Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water Photo ContestGuidelines for the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Photo Contests are fairly simple:

  • Photograph must have been taken during the Challenge timeline
  • Photograph must have been taken by you or a member of your family
  • Photograph must have been taken from anywhere east of the Mississippi
  • Photograph must be Straight Out Of Camera (SOOC), no altering of images by any type of software
  • Photograph MAY have your Watermark, Name, Logo or similar marking (recommend to make it unobtrusive so as not to take away from the focus of your photo and lessen your chance of winning!)
  • You MAY submit two (2) photographs ONLY, submit more and ALL your photos will be deleted.
  • Photographs MUST have the week’s hashtag in the comments of each of the photos you submit, if you submit two on one posts, BOTH photos must have this hashtag in the comments
  • Photos must be posted in the current week’s Cool Capture Challenge Photo Album in the Ocean City Cool Facebook Group

Do NOT post any of the following (You WILL be banned from Ocean City Cool for LIFE!)

  • Hate speech, credible threats or direct attacks on an individual or group
  • Content that contains self-harm or excessive violence
  • Fake or impostor profiles
  • Spam / Advertising
  • Nudity or other sexually suggestive content (Hey, this is the beach, but be cool)

Ownership of Photos Submitted

They’re YOURS, as the creator of the photograph you own all rights to the photo. Check out these two posts by Facebook in regards to your rights as a publisher:

If you are still not sure if you trust the above, then DON’T post YOUR photograph!  It’s that simple! We here at Ocean City Cool are NOT responsible if someone steals your photograph, and with the software available in the world today, it is possible.  So, you are posting at your own risk, if that is NOT ok by you,DON’T post your photograph.

Where To Share Your Photos

Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 "On The Water" How To Add PhotosThis Cool Capture Challenge photo contest is for our Ocean City Cool Facebook Group ONLY, if you are not on Facebook and don’t want to add a Facebook account, then we’re sorry, but this photo contest is not for you.  Each week we will create a Photo Album in the Group specifically for the weeks Photo Contest, photos must be posted in that Album or they will not be counted.

If you are ready to share the photo of choice then…  Click Here!

When To Share Photos

From Thursday at 12:01 pm until Sunday night at 11:59 pm.  Photos with at least 5 votes by our fellow members of the group, folks that appreciate what we share here, qualify! If there is a tie, yours truly will make the final decision. Winner to be announced Wednesday night when the photograph appears as the banner on the Group page.  Ready to share…  Click Here!

Questions or Comments…

Post your questions or comments in the Group Post about the week’s Photo Contest, we don’t want to miss them, so, make sure you are posting them in the right place!  You will find the post in our Facebook Group… Click Here!

Cool Capture Challenge Week 8 On The Water…

… And the Winners are…  Click Here!


Want to know what’s going on, where to stay, what’s cool…
Ask the Ocean City Cool Community on Facebook – Click Here!

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“Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures.” ~ Elliott Erwitt
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Bringing you all the coolest stuff from around Ocean City MD. Articles about the past, the present and the future, lots of coupons and discounts, where to eat, shop, dance and play, and a whole lot more... We are big on taking cool pix from the beaches, bays and boardwalk, the people, the events and all the other cool stuff... Join us on our adventure! Hashtag your OC pix... #oceancitycool cause we'd love to see and share them! And, this website is a work in progress, so keep coming back, share it with your friends and we'd love your comments & suggestions!

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