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All entries in the ENTRIES thread.

This weeks subject is to be SHADOWS

Use your skills and imagination to shoot something that makes an interesting shadow.

Pictures to be taken between 00.01am Monday Monday 24th May to Sunday 30th May.
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59pm Monday 31st May.
Poll will be up Tuesday 1st june until 23.59pm Friday  4th june.
Winner to be announced Saturday 5th june (winner should post the new topic no later than 23.59 Sunday 5th June).

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 sunday xx to Monday xx

pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59 Monday night

Poll to be created Tuesday to run till Friday, winner declared Saturday

Editing limits to be specified by the person choosing the competition subject, if nothing is mentioned then there is no limit to editing allowed.

Montage images should only contain images taken within specified dates

Please don't vote for your own entry

Everyone is welcome and comments and critique on the entries are also welcome

Posting your entries, and setting up the poll.  Instructions are here: http://cameracraniums.com/forum/index.php?topic=382.0


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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2010, 09:12:09 PM »
Good choice.
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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2010, 09:16:10 PM »
Should be plenty to go at.  ;)


Now to see if I can squeeze a pair shot in the little time remaining. Been too busy.  ::)
« Last Edit: May 23, 2010, 09:17:53 PM by jimthetrain »
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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2010, 01:18:10 AM »
Was hoping to get a shot like this today, but the strong wind didn't help.  :(

Damselfly with shadow:

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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2010, 07:51:14 AM »
I have to say - this is going to be a hard to judge looking at the entries submitted so far!
I suspect the winner will achieve it my a single vote or by having posted first!

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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2010, 02:08:32 PM »
Nice to see a bit more interest shown for the comp this week. Well done all. :tup:
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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2010, 08:41:59 PM »
Yes - there are some great pictures and it#ll be hard choosing my favourite. I wish I could comment directly on the pictures.

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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2010, 09:17:50 PM »
Eileen - i've seen people comment via this chat thread in the past - and the comments have usually been very well received.

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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2010, 09:53:04 PM »
Yes - there are some great pictures and it#ll be hard choosing my favourite. I wish I could comment directly on the pictures.

I would like to be able to comment on the pictures themselves too - that way the the compliments and observations stay with the images long after the competition has faded from our consciousness.
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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2010, 07:38:57 PM »
it was either oldboys or dave's but thought as great a shot as oldboys is i couldn't decide if it was a silhouette or not so i went with dave :)
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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2010, 09:23:30 PM »
I had a difficult time making up my mind. I chose Dave's in the end because it made me smile, but Andrew's picture came a very close second for me.

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Re: Chat thread for weekly comp 24th May ------ 30th May SHADOWS
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2010, 09:32:17 PM »
it was either oldboys or dave's but thought as great a shot as oldboys is i couldn't decide if it was a silhouette or not so i went with dave :)

It's a shot of the Damselfly's shadow on the leaf whereas, a silhouette would be a shot towards the light, so the subject was black. Thanks for considering my shot.  :tup:

 

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