1. Because I am just not good enough.
2. Camera not big enough
3. Lens not long enough
4. Because my camera can't do 1001 fps.
5. Because my %^(*&)(&* DSLR back cannot open so i couldn't put fee-lim in!!!
6. Dust on sensor
7. Because i was using a film camera n they only accept digital format!
8. Because i did not submit "uncle" style photos.
9. Because i did not use Trinity or L lenses.
10. They wanted a photo of crushed grapes n i submitted a photo of sour grapes.
11. Because i'm not "the son of a king of a certain country".
12. Because i not using the lastest camera.
13. Because i'm using 3rd party lens.
14. Because I didn't take part in the contest.
15. because no camera ):
16. Becos I got too many cameras and I used the wrong one with the wrong lens on a damaged CF card
17. because spend too much time on CS then never join
18.Because the organiser's gf's aunt's brother's son's cousin's daughter participated n she won cos they were told to let her win.
19. because i don't agree to their terms and conditions.
20. Because i slept with one of the hot female participants
21. Because I'm just too shy to go up the stage in the event i win.
22. I won but i'm underaged so i cannot claim my prize.
23. I spent too much time trying to get the perfect shot so I didn't submit
24. Because I forgot to insert my memory card.
25. I went with crayons n a drawing block. I was disqualified!
26. I took photo of the judges in unglam poses
27. Because my photo can't make the judges nose bleed.
28. Because i did not heed Sion's advice to participate with an Edison's camera.
29. I took photo of the judges in unglam poses
30. Because I took photo with my lens cap on
31. Because my photos too good n the judges thought that i photoshopped it.
32. Because I didn't like the prize
33. Coz I spent too much time playing with the Osim Usqueeze
34. Because the prize isnt purple n adam dislike it!
35. The judges were blind!
36.My photo is not in Braille!
37. There was no 3D viewer available
38. Not enough freebies so I refuse to participate!
39. My film was EXPOSED through the x-ray machine at the flyer
40. Organiser don't like my face
41. I submitted XMM photo for all the subjects, even landscapes
42. I got distracted by XMM.. end up never shoot anything
43. I was too arty, and the judges cannot appreciate my art, it's beyond their ability
44. I wanted to submit an aunty photo, but no aunty wanted to pose for me, not even my mom
45. Give others chance luh, my win-lose (self-proclaimed) ratio of 3:7 is good enough for me
46. During the competition period I went to surf CS B&S.. And that was that
47. During the competition period the uncle from Cathay waved to me across the street and that was that
48. I thought they wanted street photography, but I don't know how to shoot street photography so I quit
49. I no studio, only people with studios can win
50. Cold Storage ran out of prawns to color
51. I saw sexy sheep across the street
52. I was still considering which camera to buy, posted the question on CS, and got 8000 answers, by the time I bought it was all over and I had a camera that I didn't know how to use
53. No workshop organisers were organising sexy shots that day, no mood to shoot
54. I shoot with my lens cap covering the lens.
55. BECAUSE I USE L I V E V I E W
56. Cos i live in a HDB n am a low baller.
57. no money no honey no one lub me, sob sob sob mommyyyy
58. I didn't take pictures that made people go WOW.. time to upgrade!
59. I thought that it was a voice my view,critic session so i didnt submit any photos!
60. I shoot street photography.
61. Because we have drifted away from the nature of past marathons and other ASEAN shooters are laughing at us, but I can do nothing to tell SGP marathon to keep the pride of past marathons, since we are labelled as 'bruised ego' straight away, so next year I will monkey see monkey do and get ready a studio and a chio model.
62. So I can complain and next year got excuse to shoot XMM for competition.. And my wife cannot say anything!
63. So that I can comment that whatever is winning the competition is being laughed at by other ASEAN shooters. Of course if I won they would kowtow!
64. So that I can make up reasons to post in the 1001 Reasons Why I Didn't Win A Photography Competition thread in CS
65. i haven't emoed under a cold shower for a while, losing is a good excuse mmm
66. so that i can run around in the rain singing "raindrops are falling on my headddddddd"
67. it's a good way to release some angst about my life, and carry out some politicking and arguing on the internet whee
68. because we have drifted away from the nature of past competitions and alien shooters from other worlds are laughing at us, but i can do nothing to tell the competition to keep the pride of last competitions, since we are labelled as 'bruised ego' straight way, so next year i will monkey see monkey do and get ready a studio and an alien.
69. Cos my "iBowl" phone camera phone not sharp enough and AF too lousy
70. because we have drifted away from the nature of past competitions and "uncle" shooters from other "world" are laughing at us, but i can do nothing to tell the competition to keep the pride of last competitions, since we are labelled as 'bruised ego' straight way, so next year i will monkey see monkey do and get ready a studio and an "uncle".