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Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

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Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Thu 31 Mar, 2011 3:20 pm

Theme
Contrast

Time Frame
Sunday 3rd to Saturday 9th April, 2011

Concept
The idea behind the challenge is not a competition. It is a way to get people out using their cameras (no matter what sort it is) taking photographs, interpreting the theme, working with what is available, working on techniques, exploring features on the camera and further developing photographic skills. Others can then provide feedback on the images taken, how it could be improved, what other techniques to try and so on.

Feedback
Comments can be left by all registered users at the bottom of the page for each photograph. To get to the photograph page you must click on the photograph title. If you click on the photograph itself, it will enlarge the photograph on the screen. Photographs can also be rated by all users, on a scale of 1 to 10.

Conditions
  • Theme is made available on the Friday before the week challenge commences.
  • Each participant is challenged to take a photograph on each day, on the theme specified. That is a total of 7 different photographs, each taken on a separate day.
  • Photograph are uploaded to the participants own gallery, linked to below.
  • Each photograph should be titled with the date it was taken and a title, showing how it is linked to the theme. For example: "6th: Some funky and abstract title"
  • Participants are encouraged to upload an image for the day even if didn't take any "good" photos.
  • There are no requirements on post-processing of the photographs, do as you see fit and the photograph requires.

Gallery
All photographs can be seen via the challenge gallery at gallery/album.php?album_id=319

Can be easier to view the recently uploaded images page (but remember this includes all images from the entire RTAW Gallery section, not just the challenge)

Participants
This is a list of the people that are participating in the challenge. Clicking on their username will take you to the album containing their entries.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Basenji » Sat 02 Apr, 2011 5:26 am

sign me up, Dallas.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby siddr20 » Sat 02 Apr, 2011 9:13 am

Cant wait for this one :)
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Mon 04 Apr, 2011 8:50 am

Those participating, can you also make the effort to view, comment on and vote for the others that are participating too? The feedback is all part of it and makes it worthwhile.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby siddr20 » Mon 04 Apr, 2011 10:06 am

For sure :)

Where can I find the themes for this comp?
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Mon 04 Apr, 2011 10:11 am

There is only one theme, same one for the entire week.

And it is mentioned / displayed eight times on this topic page so far ;)

And by the way, it isn't a competition, no prizes, aren't trying to out do others etc, it is all about improving your own photographic skills.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby siddr20 » Mon 04 Apr, 2011 10:40 am

ooops.. hahah I thought you were gonna choose 7 themes again.

hmmm contrast.. interesting!!
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Mon 04 Apr, 2011 10:49 am

siddr20 wrote:ooops.. hahah I thought you were gonna choose 7 themes again.

hmmm contrast.. interesting!!

Yes, should be.

There was only a single theme last time too, Center.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Wed 06 Apr, 2011 11:16 am

Remember those that are participating, take a few minutes to look at other's photos and vote and comment on them to give some feedback.

And also, even those not participating are welcome to make comments and vote. The more the merrier.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby JacksonLee » Thu 07 Apr, 2011 6:27 pm

Wow, ive found this weeks theme very hard, has really made me think! will have to upload my shots next week as im just about to go away for the weekend.
some nice shots so far from those who have uploaded. Dr DBW, what program and effects did you use on the 'sleeping in black and white' shot?
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby JacksonLee » Thu 07 Apr, 2011 6:32 pm

also in the set of links above, clicking on 'GunmetlFairmont' goes to your album
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Fri 08 Apr, 2011 9:27 am

I will put the details for that shot on it's page.

I have fixed the link.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby GunmetlFairmont » Fri 08 Apr, 2011 9:45 am

Sorry guys I have missed the past couple of days, work has been draining to say the least.

Hoping to get some shots tonight of a MASAOG members tank at our local meet and see if i can get the photo too look like it does in real life

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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby sjp770 » Sat 09 Apr, 2011 12:41 am

I've only gotten one day of shooting in so far :( hopefully I'll get something relevant tomorrow
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Mon 11 Apr, 2011 10:18 am

Well, Colin has all of his 7 up for the week. I just uploaded mine, only got 6 myself.

And just now waiting for the rest of you :)
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby sjp770 » Mon 11 Apr, 2011 11:20 am

Unfortunately I will only have 2.. unless you let me upload multiple from the same day to make up the numbers? No.. didn't think so.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Mon 11 Apr, 2011 11:27 am

;)

That would be cheating, and you will only be cheating yourself.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby JacksonLee » Mon 11 Apr, 2011 2:43 pm

Will put mine up when i get home this arvo, only got 6 due to the battery running out while i was camping, didnt even have charge in the iphone as backup.
Very challenging 'topic' this week which was good, made me think outside the box.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby Dr DBW » Thu 14 Apr, 2011 8:51 am

We are still waiting for three members to put their images up :poke:

And the response to rating and commenting on others photos is rather dismal too.
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Re: Week Challenge, Contrast, 3rd to 9th April

Postby sjp770 » Thu 14 Apr, 2011 10:55 am

Sorry everyone for not getting to comment on your images, I'll get there.
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