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Winner: Looking East
Vast, Desolate Landscape/Seascape Challenge finished on Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 Welcome to this Challenge, the 1st of the Disturbing or Intense series. PLEASE READ THE RULES. Looking for desolate, agoraphobic, vast Landscapes or Seascapes which overwhelm & express an unsettling or disturbing experience to the viewer. Humans, animals or other subject elements are best kept few in number & be small & overpowered by the vastness of the scene. Careful composition & the placement of visual elements is usually critical in such a landscape. When voting & allocating points, please keep this brief in mind. Have fun!
Winner: Train man1
Candid [Only color] Challenge finished on Monday, 28 Mar 2011 Shot of a person or persons "in a moment". A moment that tells a story. Ideally, a shot evoking some shot of emotion from the subject. A candid snap, a non-posed shot. Ideally, a shot you snapped unbeknownst to the subject.
Winner: super capacity plus!
Unusual Sleeping Places Challenge finished on Monday, 28 Mar 2011 Children fall asleep in the most unusual places and in the most unusual positions. Show the most unusual you have as long as they are not in a normal bed.
The US States: Hawaii Challenge finished on Monday, 28 Mar 2011 Show off your views of Hawaii.
~Just like what Jesus did~ (Rich Full Colours Only +Live Adult Human Subject(s) + Outdoors Dayshot Only) Challenge finished on Monday, 28 Mar 2011 Walking on water that is.. iced up water. Submit shots of people walking/standing/running on iced up pond/lake/pool/river etc.... No skating/skiing please. And no walking on snow.
Winner: Don't Move!
Police Action Challenge finished on Monday, 28 Mar 2011 Show off your views of "police action". That could be a drug bust, traffic stop, eating in restaurant, etc.
Color challenge #6: BLACK (no B&W) Challenge finished on Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 Submit pictures where the main subject is the black color. PLEASE NOTE: there's a special limitation for this challenge in contrast to my other color challenges (see additional rules).
Winner: Antarctic Iceberg
Average User: Ice Ice Baby Challenge finished on Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 This challenge is open to all photographers of all skill levels, and is for images of... ice. Acceptable photo must have ice as the central subject - so ice cubes in a class of soda isn't going to work. Some examples of qualifying photos: ice skating rinks, icicles, a frozen pond, etc. - whatever it is, the ice must be the photo's focus.
Winner: "Once upon a time . . ."
Toys Take Over ! [ Theme detailed below, please read to avoid DQ ]. Challenge finished on Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 Lets see you get creative using NON-cuddly toys and ornaments, but outdoors as though alive and `in the wild`, [ similar premise to the Cuddly Toys Go Wild challenge [ http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Challenge.aspx?ID=4140 ] Set it up to seem as much like the habitat the toy or ornament would live in, or roam, or do battle in if a real live version of the human, or robot or mythical creature the toy or ornament represents, whatever suits to make it as realistic as you can, any type or toy or ornament is fine but not public statues, so if using an ornament it must at least be reasonably portable.
Water Birds Undercarriage At Work [ Specific theme, see below ] Challenge finished on Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 Any species of bird for which water is their primary habitat [ ie waterfowl, shorebirds, waders, gulls, pelicans etc ] at the moment of take off or landing, one or both feet ideally touching a surface be it ground, water, rock, nest, building, wood etc or at the most be clearly within inches of it to make it obvious a take off or landing was in progress, precision timing is key for this challenge. No feeding shots, just landing or taking off. To far from theme will mean a DQ.