***Mini Challenge #578***: Jump-out Color

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***Mini Challenge #578***: Jump-out Color

Mini-Challenge #578 begins now and ends Thursday, March 5, 2020 at midnight GMT. I will announce the results on March 6.

The idea is to enter or exhibit a photograph that has a single dominant color (colour!) that jumps out. That is, if you were to close your eyes and imagine the photo you would see that color first -- the color almost dominates the subject but in a way that is pleasant. It doesn't have to be the overall most represented color (though it could be); it might just be a tiny part of the photo. Any subject and any post-processing are fine including generating abstract images. So, for example, it could be akin to a photograph of Marilyn Monroe in B&W with red lipstick (Google it). Let your imagination range far and wide. Other than that, there are no rules beyond the following having to do with administration.

A short description of what you did and why would be helpful.

1. Submit a maximum of 3 Entries to win and/or as many Exhibits as you wish - but no more than ten images per post, in accord with official DPReview policy.

2. Photos must have been taken by you but can be from any camera, including smartphones, and can be as recent or as old as you like.

3. Please state in the header of your post, whether your images are an "Entry" or an "Exhibit". Non-labeled submissions will be assumed to be Exhibits.

4. Please try to post all images using the "Reply to thread" button below this first post. This makes collating the entries and exhibits much easier, but images sometimes need to be posted in comments when sub-threads develop, to keep the sense of the conversation going, so I will hunt right through the posts looking for valid images.

6. At the end of this challenge, I will announce First, Second and Third places from the Entries in a separate RESULTS thread, and I may select some other submissions, entries or exhibits, for Honorable (Honourable) Mentions (HMs).

Grand Prize: The First Place winner becomes the host of the next challenge and has 3 days to notify their willingness to take on the job and begin it. The winner can respond to the challenge setter with a forum post or PM. If that individual doesn't respond in 3 days, or has to decline to serve, the Second Place winner becomes the next host. If that individual declines to serve, the Third Place winner becomes the next host. If that fails to produce a host we will transition to the HMs.


Examples of what I have in mind.

Tynedale Railway Station, England

A flower on the Colorado Trail

I accidentally got into watercolor mode on the Pennine Way. This is somewhere in Yorkshire, England.

Near Middleton-in-Teesdale, England (on the Pennine Way)

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