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#1 Abbygirl

Posted 01 May 2012 - 12:19 AM

This weeks photo challenge is RED

I’m addicted to red ATM, I see it everywhere I go, and I just want to collect it in every way that I can!

So basically your photo can be of anything you like, as long as the key subject in the photograph is red. There can be other colours in there too, and the subject can be small or big, so there can be a small amount of red in the photo, or it could be all red if you like, the choice is yours original.gif

Oh and it has to be naturally red, not changed in processing  wink.gif

Some examples, but using the colour yellow...



YAY! I’m so excited to see the entries!

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:

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
The Natural World - Abbygirl
Bokeh - blue4me
Love - Abbygirl
Favourite things - Red Cabbage
Creepy crawlies - Goggles
Four Colours - Nut
Take a walk - Jalex
Christmas - rbat
Relax - Mummy26
Fear - Peanut
Solitude - Mr Gadget
3 - iplantedpeastoday
10 mins from home & low light - staremperor
Hair - Raven74
Somewhere to Sit - paris-stella
Elegance - rbat
Food, Glorious Food - Staremperor

#2 Cat©

Posted 01 May 2012 - 12:23 AM

Bugger why couldn't we start this yesterday! lol Had some good photos with red skies!

#3 rogue-shadow

Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:44 AM

Oooh, I finally have a great idea for this one. Now to get all the components to work for me.

#4 Bec .

Posted 01 May 2012 - 01:58 PM

Congratulations on your win Marika original.gif Look forward to seeing all the red entries.

#5 mummy26

Posted 01 May 2012 - 07:38 PM

I feel a red balloon photo is in order...

#6 Abbygirl

Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:21 PM

Getting excited for entries biggrin.gif

#7 winkwink

Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:47 PM

Congratulations Marika & great topic - my favourite colour  biggrin.gif

#8 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:22 AM

Have a few ideas on this one original.gif Now to hunt down a tripod!

#9 winkwink

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:56 PM

Yikes, looks like I'm up first.  It's not what I had in mind but when DS picked his shoes out this morning it was a good opportunity to get a shot.

IMG_7219 by wmc75, on Flickr

#10 SUSIE25

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:32 PM

larger version

#11 A Pocket Full

Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:56 PM

Hi everyone, I feel like I've missed so much.  The last few weeks have been ridiculous, with both my in laws and my mother visiting from interstate (separately), I got an abcess on my leg that had me out of action and the computer broke down.  TWICE!

So now we have the computer home, picked it up day before yesterday and I'm trying to rush an online photography course that I'd signed up for that runs for 4-5 weeks and its actually now finished but I'm only up to week 2!  So yeah might be a while before I feel like I can relax a bit again.

And worst of all, I havn't taken a photo on my dslr for weeks!!!!!!   sad.gif   Looking forward to going through the past few challenges to see what you've all been up to.

Love the 'red' idea abbygirl.

sorry to double post, but susie 25 just gotta say what a great shot of the rose!  Love it.

#12 SW-

Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:07 PM

Winkwink, great shoes!

Susie25, awesome rose love the detail.

A Pocket Full, OMG you sound like you have had such a bad time,  hopefully things get better, look forward to seeing your pictures again.  BTW how is the online course? worth it?

Took this tonight, it is a warning light for the boats, I loved how the reflection hit the water.

IMG_5602 by silver wattle, on Flickr

#13 Bec .

Posted 05 May 2012 - 03:31 PM

Delicious by rbat75, on Flickr

Susie, your rose is gorgeous. That was exactly my idea but you beat me to it original.gif

#14 Luckyseven

Posted 06 May 2012 - 03:00 PM


I havent been in for a while but I always come in and love to look at all the photos. Might have some more time on my hands as I just lost my job on Friday : ( Decided to take the rest of the year off as my youngest starts school next year so going to enjoy spending time with my baby.

EB Photo Challenge - RED by TjLjJw, on Flickr

Thanks Peanut for your help too  biggrin.gif

Edited by Luckyseven, 07 May 2012 - 06:36 PM.

#15 Jupiter123

Posted 06 May 2012 - 03:02 PM

Sinfully Red by Jupiter_123, on Flickr

#16 Jalex

Posted 06 May 2012 - 03:23 PM

Another that hasn't been around for a while, but I took a shot out in my garden yesterday that fits this theme original.gifRED

#17 Peanut

Posted 06 May 2012 - 09:16 PM

Great shots ladies!  Luckyseven, I've sent you a pm.

Here's mine, not what I had in mind but it will do.


#18 Millie71

Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:50 AM

I was playing with macro this week and a yellow lily (dont panic, the focus is red!)

Lily 2 by milbs1, on Flickr

#19 angel82

Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:19 PM

hi everyone,

great pictues this week. will be hard to judge this week i think.

here is my little red riding hood

#20 Red Cabbage

Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:42 PM

Some awesome shots this week, it's been ages since I've ventured in. I should see if I can get my butt into gear and get some pics.

#21 Abbygirl

Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:06 PM

There's still 4 more hours RC Tounge1.gif

#22 paris-stella

Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:09 PM

Here is mine for the week.

Red by paris-stella, on Flickr

There have been some great shots this week.

#23 Two Socks

Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:51 PM

Retro red, with the dust to prove it!

Red by tickly_rain, on Flickr

#24 Mercurial

Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:32 PM

Almost bowed out this week due to lack of time.  But need to keep practising and improving so here we go.  Rating 2.  

IMG_2931 by Mercurial., on Flickr

#25 Bryden

Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:41 PM

Just scraping in this week. My youngest turned two today and I think this pic, by chance, fits this weeks theme.

EB Challenge - Red by Bryden3, on Flickr


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