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Old 1st December 2014
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Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Right then...after considering numerous options, I've decided to focus on lights for this challenge - the only proviso being that your photo must include a man made light of some sort...this isn't the thread for amazing sunlight no matter how beautiful it might be!

So...i'm thinking fairy lights (as we're fast approaching Christmas there should be no shortage of those!), vehicle light streaks, atmospheric street lamps, some funky bokeh, neons, lasers...you get the idea!

I'm slightly terrified at the prospect of choosing a winner, but i'm really looking forward to see your entries.

Closing date: Midnight (UK time) on Monday 15th December 2014.


Here are the rules, which should be copied and pasted into the opening post of each round:-

1) The winner of each round becomes the Curator of the next challenge and is resposible for setting the theme and making final judgement of 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Ideally he/she will make a few comments concerning what they liked about the winning pictures and why they were chosen, but this is not compulsory.

2) A separate thread should be started for comments with each new round and all discussions should take place there, not in the main thread, which should feature pictures entered for the competition only.

3) Each round should be open for entries for two weeks, with the Curator posting the results as soon as possible after entries have closed and the winner setting a new challenge as soon as possible sfter that.

4) If for any reason a Curator is unable to complete judging their challenge, or a winner is unable or unwilling to become the next Curator, they must contact a moderator immediately so that alternative arrangements can be made.

5) The Curator's decision is final and cannot be disputed. The challenge is designed to be a light-hearted and fun way to encourage friendly competition.

6) All entries must have been taken on an Olympus digital camera, including compacts. Third party lenses on E-System bodies are acceptable. The Exif data should be preserved for every entry. The exception is for processing techniques where the exif for the final image is lost, i.e. for montages, HDR, focus stacking, etc and in this case all that is required is for one of the original images used to be available to the Curator to check Exif, if needed. It is not anticipated that this will be needed except in the case of a complaint from a forum member. Remember, this is not a competition with prizes at stake and the main purpose is to encourage members to showcase their favourite shots whilst having a bit of fun and friendly rivalry, at the same time demonstrating what a talented bunch we all are!


7) There are no time limits on when a picture was taken, provided it meets all other criteria.

8) Only one entry per challenge, please. If you want to withdraw an entry and replace it with another, that's OK, but you must make it clear in the post containing your replacement picture that this is what you intend doing.

9) The Curator cannot enter his or her own challenge.

Good luck and let's try and repeat the superb standard set in challenge 62!!

Here's a link to the discussion thread for this competition: http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?p=321144
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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

OK - since I was last judge, I'll go first...


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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Suspending the day

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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Mouse Fantasmic

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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Here's my offering.....love light....




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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Electric Glow



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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic


Las Vegas from the Stratosphere Tower
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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Dandelion Seeds;

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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Through the mist.

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Into The Light
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Dusk at Dornie

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Burning Bulb

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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

Better enter something before I run out of time!

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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

My entry
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Re: Challenge 63 - Light Fantastic

From me

Spanish Fiesta in Whitehaven 1 by alf.branch, on Flickr
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