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#1 elle-M

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:03 PM

Hi all, given that I'm 13 weeks pregnant and constantly hungry, this week's photography challenge is FOOD. Mmm......

The rules:
One photo per person which has been taken this week (starting TUESDAY). Everyone is welcome to join in. Competition will start Tuesday with submissions ending the following Monday.

If you wish, please note your rating after your image:
Rating 1 Beginner (just got my camera)
Rating 2 Amateur (learning about settings)
Rating 3 Hobbyist (have a good grasp of the theory)
Rating 4 Semi Pro (improved well beyond when I started)
Rating 5 Pro/serious hobbyist (I'm well experienced and have been doing this for quite a while)

All images must be up by next MONDAY at (9pm EDST, 8pm EST, 7.30pm CST, 6pm WST) for inclusion.

Remember the EB rules state images within posts must be smaller than 500 (wide) x 470 (high) pixels and 100kb.

Challenge history for the winner:

Portrait - elle-M
Macro/close up - ILBB
Rule of Thirds - mummy26
Vanishing point - rbat
Patterns in nature - Jupiter123
Fun - Silverwattle
Seven - mummy26
Texture - ILBB
At Home - elle-M
Nostalgia - rbat
Reflection - Bryden
Half - Nut
Spring - millie71
Antique - elle-M
Tells a story - Ev
Postcard - raven74
Favourite things - winkwink
Long exposure - rbat
Wings - silverwattle
Sweet - rbat
Light - Skepticaemia
Wild - Mecurial
Moody - BeagleBoy
In the eye of the beholder - cat
Symmetry - JamieLee85
Serenity - winkwink
Out Of Place - Peanut
Water Drop Shot - blue4me
One - Raven74
Black & White Portrait - rbat
Red - Luckyseven
Suggestive - Abbygirl
Mostly Black/Mostly white - PrincessPinkenIt
Autumn - Superman+4Sisters
Capturing Action - Peanut
Black and white perspective - Abbygirl
Shadows - winkwink
Props - Jalex
Numbers - apocketfull
Circle - mummy26
Coke - rbat
Abstract - mummy26




#2 Bec .

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

Well done elle-M, congratulations on your win. Interesting topic, everyone will have access to this one original.gif

#3 Bec .

Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

Looks like I'm first this week!


mmm donuts by rbat75, on Flickr

Not my entry but everyone from SA will recognise it.

A South Australian delight - 50/52 by rbat75, on Flickr

#4 Sentient Puddle

Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:36 AM

I was bee hunting to get a different take on "food" - but it was way too windy for the bees - so I will enter this chap - even though I am not sure a flower is actually a source of food for him??

Love your entry rbat, such a lovely mood you have created and great composition and yes that second photo makes me homesick!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/67678223@N04/8259271060/

#5 elle-M

Posted 10 December 2012 - 03:38 PM

Great entries! Any more coming in a mad dash this afternoon??? I know it's a busy time of year  biggrin.gif

#6 flipped out

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:29 PM

Oh Rbat - now I want Donuts!

My entry for this week - DD's birthday cake, obviously its not a technically brilliant pic but one of the few shots I have before we ate it! Note to self - get more shots of cake next time!


cake by flic_22, on Flickr

#7 elle-M

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:22 PM

Hi everyone, well with only three entries this week it wasn't quite as time consuming to go through them all!

Rbat - mmmm donuts is right. That cinnamon sugar is calling my name. Lovely photo, I particularly like the soft tones of the background against the sharp focus of the sugar crystals.

ILBB - I'm always really impressed with people who can take great photos of insects up close. Well done, this is a great close up and good take on the theme for the week.

Flipped out - WOW! Did you make that cake?!?!?! You put me to shame, it's amazing. Happy birthday to your DD, great photo with beautiful colours.

And the winner is...

RBAT! I wasn't looking for technical aspects of a photo this week, I was looking for one that made me salivate, and want to reach in and take a bite. Your photo did this (I'm a huge donut fan too). I love how the sugar looks like it has dripped onto the table. It's a nice, clean, simple and effective photo. Well done! And thanks for fuelling my pregnancy cravings. Guess what I'll be buying tomorrow?  happy.gif

Do these competitions continue over Christmas? Might be hard as everyone is so busy...



#8 Bec .

Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:54 AM

Thanks elle-M, I'm glad I could help out with those cravings  dev (6).gif!

I'm at work, so will be back later in the day to post the new challenge. The theme this week is Christmas for anyone who wants to get started.

#9 Sentient Puddle

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

Congratulations rbat - your entry made me very hungry!




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