The Weekly Challenge 30 Dec - 4 Jan.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Real Name:
    Bill Shinnick
    BBW has chosen a very appropriate theme to lead into the new year.

    Onwards and upwards to 2012 with the theme of "Hope". Certainly this will be interpreted individually and should offer some wonderful variety.​


    Get your thinking caps on and start posting.
     
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  2. Country Parson

    Country Parson SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 5, 2011
    North Carolina
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    Dan
    Love this theme, BBW!
     
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  3. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
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    Luke
    perfect. I hope I can be inspired to create a great one.
     
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  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    BB
    Hope springs eternal!:popcorm2:
     
  5. woof

    woof SC Veteran

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    Sep 23, 2011
    This is an ancient apple tree along a road I often walk with my kids. The colors were nice tonight. I often think of this tree as showing hope... despite its trunk being gnarled and having lost almost all of its limbs, it still continues to send up shoots.

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  6. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Aug 18, 2011
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Still standing

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxjaguar/3505783654/" title="STILL STANDING by Milan Jovanovic /pictogramax, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1000" height="800" alt="STILL STANDING"></a>

    I passed by a truly old house, barely standing and looking as it may fall apart any moment. And there, in the ancient pre-WW2-style wooden window frame was a petite bouquet of fresh flowers. Not only this ruin was inhabited, but someone actually made a small contribution to make it prettier.
     
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  7. Phoenix

    Phoenix SC Top Veteran

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    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Phoenix Gonzales
    Another Day, Another Year


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    After passing out the night before and waking up to a hang over the size of Jupiter I decided to have a stroll around the beach and took this shot. The rising sun gave me a feeling of hope, to look forward to another day, another year, and hopefully the end of my hangover.
     
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  8. Photorx12

    Photorx12 SC Regular

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    May 31, 2011
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    EP3 + 45mm
     
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  9. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
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    Rajiv
    They opened the gate and allowed this family in the ring.

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  10. tdekany

    tdekany SC Veteran

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    Dec 21, 2011
    Portland OR
    Here is Hoping:

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  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    BB
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5727745915/" title="5-11-205-Edit-2.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1024" height="680" alt="5-11-205-Edit-2.jpg"></a>
     
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  12. Phoenix

    Phoenix SC Top Veteran

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    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Phoenix Gonzales
    The underlying metaphor in this image runs really deep. I have to say, this is my personal favourite in the challenges so far.
     
  13. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    BB
    Well, there's still plenty of time and I know many of us are very busy in the Single in July, but I hope we'll get a many more entries before this challenge closes!:drinks:


    P.S. I do now see that I made a typo*...perhaps it was wishful thinking to make it be July?:wink:

    * Courtesy of Paul and Barrie's ribbing!
     
  14. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    I agree, It's important to think ahead BB
     
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  15. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
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    Barrie
    Never let it be said that BB doesn't lead from the front, she's way ahead of us :laugh1:

    Barrie
     
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  16. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    at the suggestion of BB and a few others, this from SiJ Day01
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    green shoots by _loupe, on Flickr
     
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  17. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
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    Mark
    :rofl: cheeky man!

    :rofl:..tut tut Barrie.

    Sorry BB, it was quite funny :blush:
     
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  18. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    Real Name:
    Mark
    Still feeling a little bad for joining the lowest common denominator against BB. Imean it is her challenge this week....and a hard one it is!!!

    So I plundered the archive and come across this one from my short time with the LX5 in Germany....see I do shoot other than just cows....sometimes :blush:

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    Despondent by stillshunter, on Flickr
     
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  19. retow

    retow SC All-Pro S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 24, 2010
    Cuba, Havana. Maybe 2012 will bring changes to the better?
     
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  20. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    I don't know if this weeks challenge influenced my thinking for yesterdays SIJ but I found myself drawn to the "a bright future ahead of us' look of this image.
    I don't have a better one for this challenge so apologies but I'm re using it here.
    DP1 M11 heading towards London.
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    SDIM3258s by meaning_of_light, on Flickr
     
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