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August Photo Competition - Launch and discussion

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by stevegreen, Aug 2, 2005.

  1. stevegreen

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    The August Competition has been launched HERE

    Please use this thread for comments and discussion.
     
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    Beach! :rolleyes: Well life certainly is one ;)
    I can hear everyone diving for the holiday snaps as I type :D
     
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    Should we expect a barrage of sunset entries? ;)

    I live in Blackpool... I have miles of beach... this would be tough for me :(
     
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    That's right, discriminate against those of us who can't afford a holiday this year ;) :D
     
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    The creative amongst you could make your own beach... bit of sand, some water, pebbles, etc. Would be a rather cool entry :D
     
  6. stevegreen

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    There is a place in the Midlands called Walsall (lovely place :eek: ) Every Summer they dump a load of sand in the Town Centre and call it Walsall by the Sea............s'pose I could get myself along to that and get a pic or two.
     
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    That's really annoying. I was in Mallorca at the end of May / start of June so would have been able to take some stunning beach shots. I am now stuck in beachless Sheffield :( so not sure what shot to take. I'd really rather take a shot especially for the comp but perhaps I'll enter a shot from when I was in Mallorca instead...
     
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    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo :(

    Go down the cut with a bucket and spade, wearing your bikini and put it on a self timer :laugh:
     
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    Blimey, three entries already :eek:

    I have had a cracking idea for my entry :smashin: ;)
     
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    i have entered! trying to be a little different though.
     
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    like me, hopefully im going to see my parents in anglesey next week so i could have a go :)
     
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    Nice.... Off to Bulgaria on Saturday so hopefully I will be able to get some decent shots for this theme. :thumbsup:
     
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    I can always send you that shot by PM if you'd like Steve :D
     
  14. stevegreen

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    Strangely enough, i think i'll pass...........though i supose it could make an ideal blackmailing tool! :devil:
     
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    Going to be loads of archives, that being the case i think we can make this one a two week comp:laugh:
     
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    From previous discussions we have had Sean I would guess that this amount of archived shots being entered will allow someone who comes up with something original to win easily ;)
     
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    No, don't shorten it. I'm away shortly only to return on the 26th. :eek:
     
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    Well you better not come back and bang an archive in Tony:laugh:


    Where are you to Tony?
     
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    Going darn sarf to Southampton. My kids want to see Stonehenge, The Victory & a few others.
     
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    well i've made my entry - no chance of getting out to the beach this month due to moving house!!
     
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    I don't do beach holidays, and I live about as far inland as is possible!

    Looks like I'm going to have to miss another month's competition...
     
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    Me as well ! I tend to have a holiday either for the Euro Championships or the World Cup (or both if finances allow) so it's going to be difficult to think of something. I thought about laying some sand down next to my pond but that would only attract the 7 millions cats that seem to live on my street ;)
     
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    I don't own a camera except for the one on my Sony Camcordeer which is not great...I have had a look at the entries so far...how am I supposed to choose the one I think is best? There are some fantastic pictures!!! The two kids in the surf is uplifting, the surfing couple is a very romantic picture, the one with the hotels lit up at night, well that brings back good memories for me...brilliant...I'm thinking of buying a grown up camera and having a go...there are a few beaches along the Humber worthy of a picture...
     
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    I've just put in an entry (taken today!) which is hosted like Seans' was last month. Does not seem right to me breaking the format like that. Any thoughts?

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    unrelated.....

    My picture shows beach huts.

    Many of the huts have names on them ... and this one was not hard to predict :) :-

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  25. stevegreen

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    22 entries so far, so it's going well as far as numbers are concerned.

    BUT

    I reckon at least 17 of the entries so far are archived shots, thats 77% of the entries :nono:

    I feel another poll coming on!
     
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    Yes, I've got loads of pics from Portugal last year but am not using them. I imagine you have a few from you golf trip as well Steve ?
     
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    yep, just a few John.

    We walked down to the beach at Vilamoura and I took a few there.

    I didn't go in a bunker all week though :laugh:
     

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