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Old 12th March 2017
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Re: Generating new interest in photo challenges

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Originally Posted by maccabeej View Post
Although I have sympathy with Ricoh's views. Sometimes it is good to challenge oneself with topics that don't fit your normal picture taking. If there is no best picture then the choice of topic would lead to a moderator setting the challenge would become stale. It's not really a competition in the normal sense, in fact the prize for winning is like the old joke about 2nd prize, a week in Slough, 1st prize 2 weeks in Slough (sorry Slough).
Slough was the other way round!

1st prize, a week in Slough, 2nd prize 2 weeks in Slough (sorry Slough)

Doubly sorry Slough! And Maccabeej

However I enter the competitions on here to push myself as it's a fairly non-competitive environment - I go out to take a photo for the comp, however all my dealings with clubs have been very negative and almost destructive critique of photos, so I avoid them too!
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