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Old 10th February 2015
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Challenge 66 - Openings

The Subject for this latest challenge is 'Openings'.

After racking my brains for a couple of days and ruling out everything I came up with, i've settled on 'Openings'.

Rules...basically any photo that focuses on an opening, or where an opening of some sort is a strong feature of the shot...doors, windows, holes...Barry from Eastenders opening your local branch of Iceland...you get the idea.

No other restrictions, so get thinking and get shooting!

Closing date: Midnight (UK time) on Tuesday 24th February, 2015

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 responsible 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 after 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.

Here's a link to the discussion thread for this competition: http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?p=330269
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Re: Challenge 66 - Openings

Good subject!
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Re: Challenge 66 - Openings

Entrance and Exit



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Re: Challenge 66 - Openings

Gateway to the Louvre.
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Window in Black & White. by wontolla1, on Flickr
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Opening 3
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Re: Challenge 66 - Openings

In the words of the famous advert.....Probably the largest opening in the world!! Grand Canyon South Rim taken with my old Olympus point and shoot..



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Those Who Seek To Think May Knock and Enter (door to a Cambridge College)
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Entrance to the Underworld - The road to Hell.

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