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1st February 2010, 05:52 PM
(Could somebody make this a sticky please)

The theme for the 26th E-Group challenge is the title of my winning picture: "Solitude".

(And no, I won't compete again with my picture… :D)

Quick details:

-Max of 800 pixels wide or high
-Up to 512Kbytes
-EXIF intact please
-Taken by you on an E-series camera between Tuesday 2nd February 2010 and Friday 19th Februari 2010 inclusive.
-Please include your name, your forum moniker and a title for the picture.

Full rules:

1. Photos should be taken (dated in EXIF) between Tuesday 2nd February 2010 and Friday 19th Februari 2010 inclusive and sent in during that period. Photos will be posted in the gallery on Saturday 20th Februari 2010. We will vote in the week after this, voting will be completed by midnight Friday 27th Februari 2010. I will announce the results on Saturday 28th Februari 2010.

2. You must be the photographer who created the picture in order to enter the challenge, and all entries must be visibly anonymous and should be sent to the challenge organiser. You must indicate (a) your real name, (b) your e-group forum name and (c) a title for your photo, in the email. Any entries that are not clearly identifiable and verifiable won't be entered into the challenge.

3. Entries to the challenge :-

Should contain no watermarks, distinguishing effects and no borders
Must be jpg format and no more than 800 pixels on the longest edge
Must have been taken on an Olympus E-Series camera
Must have all EXIF data included for the organiser to verify.
Max file size to suit the gallery here is 512kb.

4. You need to be registered on e-group.uk.net forums to qualify for entry into the challenge. The organiser may also enter the challenge (the entries are anonymous and the organiser is trusted to record votes accurately).

5. Only one entry permitted per challenge please. But if you want to withdraw an entry or replace it with another that's OK, you must make it clear in an email to the challenge organiser before the closing date, also ensure the email contains clear instructions and (if required) your replacement picture.

6. Voting on the challenge:-

Any registered member of the e-group forum may vote, including those who submit entries.
Those who submit entries may vote for their own photo but are expected to allot their choices fairly on perceived merit.
Voters should list their three choices in order of preference, by display number and title to avoid confusion.
Points will be allotted as follows: three to first choice, two to second choice, one to third choice.

Please email me with the image attached at karelgil@gmail.com and please include the words Olympus Challenge in the title line.

Enjoy the challenge.


1st February 2010, 07:03 PM
Good one Karel,

I hope I can get a good one to enter with.


2nd February 2010, 02:07 PM
Nice one Karel

See what we can do


9th February 2010, 04:15 PM
Inspiration has finally come to me

Hope there are plenty of entries flooding in - I don't want to win!


11th February 2010, 07:06 PM
I have added my effort to the pile :-)


11th February 2010, 09:39 PM
I'm hopeful I'll be able to get out with my camera at somepoint this weekend... I'll have to brush the dust off it... its not been out since the new year, and I'm getting withdrawal symptoms. :(

13th February 2010, 10:37 AM
Just a quick reminder: just one week to go and only four submissions so far.


18th February 2010, 07:40 PM
Finally managed to come up with an idea and just sent you an email *chr

18th February 2010, 09:09 PM
Last call: tomorrow night the bar will be closed *chr

So another 24 hrs (give or take some) for your entries.


18th February 2010, 10:20 PM
Hope my entry is winging its way to you *yes

19th February 2010, 08:26 PM
Hi Karel,

My offering is on its way.


19th February 2010, 09:32 PM
My entry has just been submitted.

21st February 2010, 03:16 PM
I have tried to PM my votes twice but they do not seem to get through and are not showing up in the sent folder...

Anyone help


21st February 2010, 03:21 PM
Have you exceeded your limit on PM's stored ?

if so empty the PM folders


21st February 2010, 04:28 PM
Thanks but it is not that, I haven't sent any before today, all folders showing empty

Have you exceeded your limit on PM's stored ?

if so empty the PM folders


Mr Jones
22nd February 2010, 07:53 AM
Submitted :)