Kitch - Photography Contest [31 entries]

For the Woman of Mystery... Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
61.6%
Contest goal:

Your goal in this contest is to take an photo of something kitch. Definition of Kitsch: something of tawdry design, appearance, or content created to appeal to popular or undiscriminating taste. Do your worst!


Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: jeaniblog

jeaniblog: I don't think the thumbnail is particularly 'kitsch'.. ( 5 years and 1383 days ago )
MnMCarta: I still don't get this one. Can someone talk to me like I'm two and expain it please? LOL ( 5 years and 1383 days ago )
jawshoewhah: So Kitch is Tacky??? ( 5 years and 1383 days ago )
MnMCarta: Thats what I was getting from google but wasn't sure. ( 5 years and 1383 days ago )
jeaniblog: Check out this webite for a museum of kitsch:
http://www.alleewillis.com/awmok/categories.php ( 5 years and 1383 days ago )
rbsgrl: kitsch \KICH\, noun: Art characterized by pretentious bad taste. ( 5 years and 1382 days ago )
jawshoewhah: Yeah! Tacky! Perhaps a mod can confirm. ( 5 years and 1382 days ago )
Contest Moderator: 'tacky' is the right term, but not necessarily 'cheap'............ it is to do with design!.............. like a model boat, in bad scale, turned into a table lamp...... that sort of thing. Another word to look at which may help is 'Crass' ( 5 years and 1380 days ago )
adeincyprus: this is an excellent example of 'kitch'.....: http://tomorrowmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/koons-michael-jackson-and-bubbles-1988.jpg ( 5 years and 1380 days ago )
MnMCarta: OMG ADE! That's funny! I think I get the idea now just not sure where to find that stuff... ( 5 years and 1379 days ago )

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For the Woman of Mystery... - created by UncleJimmy


For the Woman of Mystery...
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/31Score: 61.6% (35)12899 views

A circa 1960's Fur-rimmed Zebra patterned Hat! No wardrobe should be considered complete without one IMHO...

I quite honestly fold this one up into a cowboy hat and wear it on photo-shoots for young children when I need to get a giggle...it works...and was well worth the $.50 cent investment at the local Salvation Army! (5 years and 1379 days ago)


Ho Ho Homer - created by jeaniblog


Ho Ho Homer
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/31Score: 59.6% (30)5239 views

(5 years and 1378 days ago)


The Little Mermaid - created by wind


The Little Mermaid
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/31Score: 58.2% (25)9427 views

The Little Mermaid - The National Symbol of Denmark

The little Mermaid sitting at Langelinie in Copenhagen, is one of Denmark's biggest tourist attractions.

The sculpture was put up in 1913, and has since then been the symbol of Denmark. Like the Eiffel tower in Paris and the statue of liberty in New York both have been very important for the two cities, so has the Little Mermaid been important for Copenhagen!
You can see here one in plastic!
(5 years and 1377 days ago)


Poodle Kitsch - created by jeaniblog


Poodle Kitsch
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/31Score: 57.6% (20)6626 views

Classic 1950s Kitsch - Poodle Jug by Arthur Wood & Sons (5 years and 1382 days ago)


Gate - created by friiskiwi


Gate
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/31Score: 57.3% (15)4468 views

(5 years and 1377 days ago)