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    HEXUS Photographic Challenge?

    Are we going to be seeing another one of these soon? Who looks after it again?

    Cheers

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    Shiato you lazy bum

    Seconded - I might actually start entering this time too...

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    there does seem to be enough people posting on this board these days to get a decent number of entries.

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    Count me in if a challenge is set

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    righto, i hear ya. I stopped doing them after xmas as there was a serious lack of attendance...but since the numbers of nutters on here has grown then I agree now might be a prime time to get another going.
    I have a couple of ideas that could be put to use...
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiato storm
    righto, i hear ya. I stopped doing them after xmas as there was a serious lack of attendance...but since the numbers of nutters on here has grown then I agree now might be a prime time to get another going.
    I have a couple of ideas that could be put to use...
    Cheers Shiato, I have also noticed a large amount of new people use this forum so another comp would be great

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    so people...thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiato storm
    so people...thoughts?
    I was actually just thinking about this.

    My ideas for a theme so far are -

    - Insects
    - Abstract Food

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    I hope to be able to join in with these soon, just saving for my own 350D as i cant keeping pinching the other halfs dads one!

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    maybe allow 2 weeks, or people to submit old photos. i dont often have time to wonder round for photos every week
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    the point of it being a challenge is for people to have a stab at capturing something in the time slot, rather than dig something up taken years ago...i've got mountains of stuff I could wade through - that would be a challenge in itself! - no, the emphasis is on what can be done in the given time; hence challenge
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiato storm
    the point of it being a challenge is for people to have a stab at capturing something in the time slot, rather than dig something up taken years ago...i've got mountains of stuff I could wade through - that would be a challenge in itself! - no, the emphasis is on what can be done in the given time; hence challenge

    Totally agree on the challenge side of things. What did we get last time was it one or two weeks?

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    As far as I can remember it varied, sometimes one, sometimes two, sometimes in between.

    I think perhaps from a Friday night to the Sunday a week and a bit later later - gives people two weekends in case one is not possible; during the week is obviously not when loads of photos will be taken.

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    Anyone else got any ideas? I would like to get this started again

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    Decay.
    Moving liquid (river/waterfall/arty stop motion pics of pouring wine/whatever).
    Blot on the landscape.
    Nightclub (possibly a bad idea, may restrict those with less capable kit (including me until I get a 50mm 1.8 )).
    British Rail (train spotter heaven but could be a station or anything directly related to the railways).
    Papparazo for a day: photograph the most famous person you can find (would possibly need a long time limit on this one).

    Hope you like some of these

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