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#1 Bec .

Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

This week's photography challenge is lines. Lines are everywhere - you can find them in the most interesting & most common places. As an added stipulation, I would like this challenge to be in black and white. Have fun original.gif


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
Architecture - rbat
Open challenge - millie71
Something New - raven74
Bokeh - mummy26
Food - rbat
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

#2 cecily

Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:56 AM

original.gif might try joining in more this year . always lurking ! lol ph34r.gif

#3 Bec .

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:11 AM

cecily, please do! We welcome anyone new who wishes to join in.

#4 Millie71

Posted 15 January 2013 - 11:44 AM

great topic Bec :-)

#5 katpaws

Posted 16 January 2013 - 05:20 PM

Ok - finally have some time on my hands to come back to the fold.

Just warming up and this is my first effort:

Suspension bridge

And have decided (at this stage because I am fickle) to put this one in:

Federation Square

I am very annoyed at myself because i missed the architecture comp - i thought i did not have any pics to use but i had just taken all these lighthouse pictures - grr!

Be kind - i am still using my Samsung and learning

Edited by katpaws, 18 January 2013 - 06:02 PM.


#6 mummy26

Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:00 AM

Not sure if it meets the brief but here's my effort. I was at the dental hospital Tuesday and Wednesday so went for a wander in Melbourne Uni (which is opposite)

The colour version just made Explore on Flickr #91

http://www.flickr.com/photos/28286225@N02/...4/?reuploaded=1

Edited by mummy26, 18 January 2013 - 07:26 PM.


#7 LittleC

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:11 AM

Incredibly fantastically intimidating entries so far. Loving them!

#8 raven74

Posted 19 January 2013 - 06:06 PM

Great topic and ah, hmmmm.  Not my strong suite!

b&w by raven:74, on Flickr

#9 LittleC

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:30 PM

This is my entry, taken from the Tathra Wharf.



Lines

#10 Two Socks

Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:33 AM

Not sure why I'm bothering after what has already been uploaded!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tickly_rain/8...tream/lightbox/

This made me realise two things - how old my hands look and how dirty my rings are!

#11 LittleC

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:27 AM

QUOTE (tickly_rain @ 20/01/2013, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not sure why I'm bothering after what has already been uploaded!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tickly_rain/8...tream/lightbox/

This made me realise two things - how old my hands look and how dirty my rings are!



Very clever, I like it!

#12 Jupiter123

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:42 PM


Lost within the trees....Volume 2 by Jupiter_123, on Flickr

#13 Peanut

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:34 PM

Its been a home week again, too hot to get out much.

Its Hot

Edited by Peanut, 20 January 2013 - 07:35 PM.


#14 Bec .

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:44 PM

I'm blown away ladies! Beautiful shots with gorgeous pov's. Will be very hard tomorrow! Ali, congratulations on Explore!!

#15 katpaws

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

Thanks for the feedback on my fliker page, rbat. I hope you can see that I took your advice and am improving...slowly  but steadily I hope!

Edited by katpaws, 21 January 2013 - 06:32 AM.


#16 Bec .

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

You definitely are improving! I think you have a wonderful creative eye, I enjoy your photos very much!

#17 Millie71

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:49 PM

Lots of lines in a dragonfly's wings :-)


Dragonfly lines by milbs1, on Flickr

Awesome entries this week girls!

#18 SUSIE25

Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:52 AM



larger version

#19 MegMogandFiestyCat

Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:58 AM

Hi Everyone

So many wonderful photos already, here is my rather lowly effort. It is taken in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne at my work place.

B&W Lines Photo Challenge

Sarah

Edited by Fiestycat, 21 January 2013 - 11:58 AM.


#20 ~Kee~In~Hawaii~

Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:34 PM

This has been a bomb-out week for me, lost all inspiration due to over-worked/under-paid syndrome wink.gif

Just a quick shot of a fence around a newly constructed playground near my place. I was swinging with my nephew when I realised I'd been staring at the "lines".

Lines B&W

Some of your shots this week are incredible!

Mummy26, that shot is beautiful in black and white but OMG when I saw the richness of the colour version! Gorgeous!

Peanut, I just love kitty! So cute!

katpaws: Great shot of one of my favourite (and most photographed) places!

Edited by ~Kee~In~Hawaii~, 21 January 2013 - 03:36 PM.


#21 Bec .

Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:41 PM

Hi everyone, I'll be back in about an hour to choose a winner. As I've commented in Flickr, I will just comment on those who don't have Flickr or have comments disabled here and announce a winner. You can continue to post until then.

#22 Calmar

Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

Wow the shots this week are amazing!  

Don't want to post mine sad.gif


rocks 3 by silver wattle, on Flickr

#23 Bec .

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:17 PM

Wow everyone, what wonderful shots this week. I had the most favourites I think I've ever had judging!

Just to the 2 who miss out in Flickr comments:

Susie25, love your point of view and the great white space to the right. Really highlights the lines in the carriages.

Fiestycat, great find. It is amazing how you find lines in absolutely everything. I like your side point of view also.

My favourites this week that really stood out to me were LittleC, Susie25, Peanut, mummy26 & katpaws. Each of you could have won this week as I was flipping through your shots repeatedly. In the end the congratulations goes to...

LittleC

With this shot:

EB Challenge b&w line by villanova, on Flickr

Anyone who has seen my photostream, knows I'm a sucker for jetties. However, I just love the lines you have found and the texture of your shot. I think you nailed the brief. So congratulations, you are this week's winner.


#24 Jupiter123

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:26 PM

Congrats LittleC, great shot

#25 Peanut

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:31 PM

Well done LittleC, I really liked your photo too!




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