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Cranium Competitions => International Weekly Comp Entries => Topic started by: jinky on June 10, 2012, 08:56:48 AM

Title: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: jinky on June 10, 2012, 08:56:48 AM
For this week's competition, in honour of the Dalai Lama`s visit to Leeds to address a business conference on "ethical business" at £345 a ticket,  I thought the old classic title of "One " would be fitting. Shoot one of anything at all making it as beautiful, enigmatic, simple or exciting as you like. Anything goes in processing.

Gives me an opportunity to post the Australian interviewer`s attempt at engaging  the DL with humour too:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GogjFO8GNEo

Pictures to be taken between 00.01am Monday 11th June 2012 to 23:59 Sunday 17th  June 2012 .
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59pm Monday 18th June 2012.
Poll will be up Tuesday 19th June May 2012.
Winner to be announced Saturday 23rd  June 2012.

The Rules for the weekly competition are...
By entering you agree to take responsibility to
Post a topic on the Sunday following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)

In case of a tie, the first entry posted wins.

Photos to be taken during the specified dates, ie Monday xx to Sunday xx
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: SimonW on June 11, 2012, 02:34:33 PM
good subject. There HAS to be infinite ways to shoot this one.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Reinardina on June 11, 2012, 03:57:05 PM
good subject. There HAS to be infinite ways to shoot this one.

Yep, definitely more than one!

Don't think I'll enter this time though, as I'll be away for a fortnight from June 20th.
Unless of course someone offers to do the honours like setting up threads and the poll, in the unlikely event I'd win.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: WillyP on June 11, 2012, 08:13:14 PM
There can be only one!
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: DigiDiva on June 11, 2012, 09:39:11 PM
Not sure I understand the topic.......................
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: kerbside on June 11, 2012, 10:57:09 PM
Not sure I understand the topic.......................
Chris, it is just one of anything, something, solitary, on it's own, one etc; etc;
Title: ULTIMATE ONE
Post by: WillyP on June 12, 2012, 08:14:50 PM
The ULTIMATE ONE. As I walked through the woods today looking for inspiration I saw a single, lonely rotted stump and thought, 'o, that would be good'. I took several pictures, and returned home. But then I though, 'a stump was one tree, but now is less than one. As I looked at the pic though, I relized it was more than one. It was actual 10.1 mega pixels. Too big! So I reduced the size a bit. In fact I reduced it to the ULTIMATE ONE, because 1 multiplied by one, is still one. It just doesn't get any more one-er than that.
Title: Re: ULTIMATE ONE
Post by: Oldboy on June 12, 2012, 09:56:16 PM
The ULTIMATE ONE. As I walked through the woods today looking for inspiration I saw a single, lonely rotted stump and thought, 'o, that would be good'. I took several pictures, and returned home. But then I though, 'a stump was one tree, but now is less than one. As I looked at the pic though, I relized it was more than one. It was actual 10.1 mega pixels. Too big! So I reduced the size a bit. In fact I reduced it to the ULTIMATE ONE, because 1 multiplied by one, is still one. It just doesn't get any more one-er than that.

But can you reduce it to one pixel?  :P
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: WillyP on June 13, 2012, 12:44:10 AM
Look again.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 13, 2012, 07:47:45 AM
It's sort of green. I have to admit it doesn't say a lot to me ;)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: WillyP on June 13, 2012, 11:40:12 AM
Being one pixel it is, of course, also only one color.


 :tup:
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: jinky on June 13, 2012, 08:08:31 PM
Not sure I understand the topic.......................

Yes kerbside got it right - one of anything. Cannot be simpler really - if there are two you have to clone one out which is allowed in processing without limits. Any colour, any size anything - that OK? ;)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Reinardina on June 13, 2012, 08:56:35 PM
Something like this: One Volunteer.  (This is not an entry by the way, as I did not take the picture.) It is however the latest shot of me, taken at today's volunteering stint.

(http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11140/normal_DSC09213_ae_al_enh.jpg) (http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=12113&fullsize=1)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Oldboy on June 13, 2012, 10:42:24 PM
Is that the same hammer you use to keep hubby in line?  :P
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Reinardina on June 14, 2012, 07:42:42 AM
Is that the same hammer you use to keep hubby in line?  :P

No, even though the hammer is perfectly balanced, I prefer the simple wooden post. Much easier to get rid of afterwards; hammer it into the ground, burn it or simply put on the log pile!
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Oldboy on June 14, 2012, 09:30:57 AM
Is that the same hammer you use to keep hubby in line?  :P

No, even though the hammer is perfectly balanced, I prefer the simple wooden post. Much easier to get rid of afterwards; hammer it into the ground, burn it or simply put on the log pile!

Are you suggesting hubby is a vampire!  :o :o
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Reinardina on June 14, 2012, 09:55:03 AM
Is that the same hammer you use to keep hubby in line?  :P

No, even though the hammer is perfectly balanced, I prefer the simple wooden post. Much easier to get rid of afterwards; hammer it into the ground, burn it or simply put on the log pile!

Are you suggesting hubby is a vampire!  :o :o



I would never admit that.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: kerbside on June 16, 2012, 12:52:07 PM
Weather is blowing a ****** in Bristol so afraid it is an indoor shot for me so i'm in with this.

(http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11290/normal_dice_ones_complete.jpg) (http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=12116&fullsize=1)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 16, 2012, 09:35:43 PM
Not much time this week so in with a quick one! Euro

(http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11049/normal_aspectsone.jpg) (http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=12123)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 16, 2012, 09:42:12 PM
You should keep that safe Andy, as it may become a collectors piece!  :P

 :2funny:
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 17, 2012, 06:47:28 AM
I've had an email from Paul. Unfortunately he has been called away on family business so won't be entering the comp this week. I'll be doing the poll for him on Monday too.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: wotcars on June 17, 2012, 04:05:50 PM
Im having ago in with

One on One
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7232/7386713746_1dbfcb5138_b.jpg)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Kerry Holt on June 17, 2012, 08:06:39 PM
do you have to put your photo in the entry thread as well as the entry gallery folder?
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 17, 2012, 08:35:25 PM
Hi Kerry,
Entries must be in the entry thread ; it also makes it easier for who ever is doing the poll :)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Kerry Holt on June 17, 2012, 10:41:52 PM
Hi Kerry,
Entries must be in the entry thread ; it also makes it easier for who ever is doing the poll :)
Thanks for the reply Andy :D
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 19, 2012, 06:05:43 PM
I'm amazed that no-one did 'one cornetto' - I was going to, but never quite got around to it.
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 19, 2012, 06:34:54 PM
It never crossed my mind H, I just chose something topical, and then tried to make it as interesting as possible with the light available, to capture the projected image on the paper background surface.  :tup:
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Reinardina on June 19, 2012, 07:21:27 PM
I'm amazed that no-one did 'one cornetto' - I was going to, but never quite got around to it.

I like the 'quite' here. You mean you ate it before you could photograph it? A la Jinky?
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Oldboy on June 19, 2012, 07:31:00 PM
I'm amazed that no-one did 'one cornetto' - I was going to, but never quite got around to it.

Err.....you need sunshine for that but we haven't had much lately!   :'(
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 19, 2012, 07:47:57 PM
The divine Mrs H assured me that we had some of the icy confectionery in the freezer, but she was mistaken. Then it was Sunday and the shops were shut. I've bought some now, so if the chance to feature one comes up again I might - or I might just eat them all before that eventuality :)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 19, 2012, 08:05:54 PM
Howard, did you take a shot revealing more of the flower? Lovely rich colours  :tup:
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 19, 2012, 09:19:27 PM
Yes Andy, I did. Haven't had a chance to do anything with the other shots yet - see my pictures of the wheel bearing from the mower - been mucking about with that most of the day.  :(
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Beaux Reflets on June 19, 2012, 10:02:49 PM
Yes Andy, I did. Haven't had a chance to do anything with the other shots yet - see my pictures of the wheel bearing from the mower - been mucking about with that most of the day.  :(

I can see it's rather  "oval'y" worn; pully wheel?
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: jinky on June 20, 2012, 06:02:59 PM
Thanks for stepping in and doing the poll Howard - I owe you one. Been up in Newcastle since last Saturday after my mum became seriously ill. One o those 5am in the morning "get up here as soon as possible" calls you just dread. She had gone in re: a leg injury after a nasty fall and developed an infection which nearly did for her. Severe pain meant she was on high does of morphine and I feared she hadhad  major stroke but it was the drugs,infection and dehydration. She only started to come round yesterday ad it was like seeing my old mum back in the room when I went in this morning. It will be a long road to recovery and I guess I will be driving between Leeds and Newcastle a lot but looks like she is over the worst, She is 87, blind, pretty much immobile but what a fighter. Glad others entered and did not think I won`t bother if the subject setter didn`t but other priorities.
I`ll go and vote now! ;)

Whoops! Just went to vote and saw Colin had stepped in before Howard got to it so thanks Colin. Come on Howard - you`ll have to move faster than that!  ;) ;)
Title: Re: One - weekly comp chat thread 11th - 17th June 2012
Post by: Hinfrance on June 20, 2012, 06:46:58 PM
Glad to hear that your Mum is doing better.

Yep, Colin was out of the blocks too quickly for me - I was still doing my shopping when he was already done.  :D