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21st Serious Compacts Salon Challenge - Eyes - Winner Announced

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by donlaw, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. donlaw

    donlaw SC All-Pro

    Sep 14, 2012
    Texas
    Don
    Welcome to the 21st serious compacts salon challenge..... your theme for the challenge is Eyes. Since the central subject in my winning image in the last challenge was my daughter's eye, I thought it would make a good theme for our salon challenge. Significant other, spouse, pet, old, young, let's see (pun intended) your best where eyes really make the image.


    The salon starts today Nov. 19th and shall run for 2 weeks, ending on Dec. 3th

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    Rules are simple................


    1. Either take a picture that matches the nominated theme or select one from your portfolio. You must be the photographer that created the picture in order to enter it.

    2. There are several ways to add your photos to the current salon thread: 1. upload your entry to your SC user gallery (all entries must be present in an SC gallery), which you automatically get if you are registered on the SC forum, so if you aren`t registered you will need to if you would like to join the fun. (Don't know about the "gallery" yet? Then read this: SC Gallery FAQ please read it carefully if you are new to using the site's software.) 2. embed from Flickr or another similar web hosting photo site and 3. use the attachment method. All three are explained here:How to post images in forum threads

    3. Only one entry per salon, please. If you want to withdraw an entry and replace it with another, that is OK, but you must make it clear in the post containing your replacement picture that this is what you've done. You can add or change the title and add to the edit line to let everyone know.

    4. The decision of the curator at the end of the challenge is final - don't give him/her a hard time about it: this is just a friendly photo challenge, after all!

    5. The person who submitted the chosen picture will assume the responsibility of curator for the next Salon Challenge and as soon as possible post a message in a new thread in the SC Photo Challenges forum, with details of the new theme. Don't forget - that opening message must include a copy of these instructions, which also double as the rules.

    6. The curator can't enter his or her own salon.

    7. Please, don´t be shy...Participate and have fun!

    8. Each salon should be open for about two weeks.
     
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
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  3. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
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  4. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

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    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    url=https://www.photographerslounge.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=11899&title=eyes&cat=500] eyes. [/url]
     
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  5. Mebe.ingme

    Mebe.ingme SC Rookie

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    Oct 4, 2013
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  6. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    Too busy to shoot anything at moment - One from archive

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  7. mnhoj

    mnhoj gee aahrr

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    Jan 27, 2012
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  8. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    I've got my eye on you

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    Barrie
     
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  9. muzee

    muzee SC Veteran

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    Apr 30, 2013
    In your eyes

    Don't see too many submissions in this one, so taking a stab here.

    One from this weekend - even though the eyes aren't the main subject, for this is ALL about the eyes.

    First dance, lost in each others eyes:

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  10. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran

    872
    Aug 27, 2013
    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Awesome image, Bruce.

     
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  11. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran

    872
    Aug 27, 2013
    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Elk eye

    I'm a little short on eyes, or rather, photographs of eyes, lately. But this photo was taken several weeks ago at a celebrations of a 50th Wedding Anniversary, which was hosted at a traditional Elks Club. And one of the things traditional Elks Clubs have in them, apparently, is....an elk.

    I spent some time looking at this one. He had a certain patience and nobility, standing quietly, surrounded by laughing celebrants. And he always seemed to be surveying things....and when I came near, looking back at me.

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    Elk shadow by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr

    Marcel Proust wrote, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” I think that's especially true for photographers.
     
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  12. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

    699
    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    Thank you Miguel, that's my daughter and wife who's hiding from my ever present lens!
     
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  13. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    Eros, I think ...

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    Eros by Briar34, on Flickr

    I've not been shooting any pics lately so this one is from August.
     
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  14. staticantics

    staticantics SC Regular

    136
    Oct 15, 2013
    Central California
    Chris
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  15. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Found One......

    and it's not a dog!


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  16. Ripleysbaby

    Ripleysbaby supernatural anesthetist

    Sep 9, 2011
    Cumbria UK
    Garry
    Blimey thats good !
     
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  17. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    I think this is the Pentax K-01 withe the 35mm macro
     
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  18. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
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  19. While not a close up, I just love the expression of a husband as he looks on his wives first horseback ride.

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  20. TheRubySusan

    TheRubySusan SC Top Veteran

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    Sep 2, 2013
    Henry, IL
    Ruby
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