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Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« on: November 14, 2011, 09:26:01 AM »
CHAT THREAD

This week's topic is Blue AND Round.

The item MUST BE Blue AND Round, whatever you fancy, street signs are too obvious try for something different as the main feature/focus of your entry.

Please post your entries in this thread.

Pictures to be taken between 00.01am Monday 14th November 2011 to 23:59 Sunday 20th November 2011 .
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59pm Monday 21st November 2011.
Poll will be up Tuesday 22nd November 2011.
Winner to be announced Saturday 26th November 2011.

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

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



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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011, 10:31:52 AM »
Interesting! Nothing springs immediately to (my) mind, not even traffic signs!
Have to align brains and eyes and hope for the best.
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2011, 12:51:00 PM »
I assume there can be other colours included????

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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2011, 01:01:25 PM »
Anyone got a bag of Blue Circle cement lying around?
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2011, 03:14:31 PM »
Interesting! Nothing springs immediately to (my) mind, not even traffic signs!
Have to align brains and eyes and hope for the best.

What about this one

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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2011, 03:15:04 PM »
I assume there can be other colours included????

Des
Yes but predominantly blue.

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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2011, 07:28:14 PM »
Interesting! Nothing springs immediately to (my) mind, not even traffic signs!
Have to align brains and eyes and hope for the best.

What about this one

This has my brain going round in circles, getting nowhere!

Haven't had time today to do anything, or think about it. Might go out tomorrow to see if I can get the blues somewhere.
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2011, 02:20:49 PM »
Probable entry for the CC Blue and Round challenge:



The thought came to me as I cleaned my teeth this morning, when I spotted these two round blue things looking at me from the mirror.  :tup:

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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2011, 03:48:52 PM »
Probable entry for the CC Blue and Round challenge:



The thought came to me as I cleaned my teeth this morning, when I spotted these two round blue things looking at me from the mirror.  :tup:

Gosh Howard, I've got two of those, and never thought of photographing them!

I actually went out this morning trying to find blue, round things; found a few, but not as interesting to look  into as yours! Must try harder.

And you're making sure this time, that the victory will be yours if you have to share points again. Very clever; I haven't got my brains into gear yet.


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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2011, 06:17:01 PM »
I got in fast because I know there are very few round blue things to photograph  :)
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2011, 06:21:05 PM »
You mean everyone is searching for Blue plates and balls  :2funny:
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2011, 06:51:13 PM »
You mean everyone is searching for Blue plates and balls  :2funny:

Hadn't thought of that one  :uglystupid2:
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2011, 07:31:49 AM »
Actually photographed three blue round things yesterday, one of which was a balloon. Have to see if I can find something a bit more interesting. One of the things however, might look intriguing; I haven't had a proper look yet.
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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2011, 08:21:30 AM »
Well that's mono out of the window!  Round and mid toned won't count.  ;)

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Re: Blue AND Round - CHAT - Weekly Comp 14-20 Nov 2011
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2011, 09:17:01 AM »
Well that's mono out of the window!  Round and mid toned won't count.  ;)

Cyanotype . . :legit:
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