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New 72 Hour Challenge. Smiles (11-12-12)

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by Iconindustries, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer Charter Member

    My personal favourite photography is pictures of people. I like to capture who they are and something that is them. A genuine carefree smile is always unique and I think everyone has their own expression of Joy. It's one of the easiest things to put sunshine into someone else's day.

    -A smile happens in a flash but its memory can last for a lifetime.


    (rules copied from previous challenge thread)
    The rules are as follows/

    As the title suggests, each challenge lasts for 72-Hours. Everyone gets to submit 2 photos in line with the chosen theme. The winner of the previous challenge gets to choose the new theme (topics can be anything under the sun) and serves as the judge for his/her 72-hour challenge.

    For obvious purposes, the judge is disqualified from participating in his/her own 72-hour challenge. Instead, he/she should post up to 2 photos as examples to start out the challenge. Should the winner not be able to commit to being the next judge, the responsibility is passed on to the runner-up.

    At the end of the 72-hours (we don't have to be strict about 72-hours, especially with time differences depending on where you are on the globe), the judge will name a golden ribbon winner, a runner-up, and 1 honorable mention. As we all know, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. We may not all agree with the chosen winners; the judge is encouraged (but not required) to state what criteria he used to decide on a winner.

    To make sure we don't break any Mu43 rules/regulations, by participating in this thread you are allowing the judge to repost your image for the sole purpose of announcing the winners for "Your Best Shot: Smiles Challenge."
    And finally I am not allowed to post pics for the purpose of participation in contest but I am going to post two pics as an examples.

    Let the smiles begin...


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50527022@N02/7385456052/" title="P7160299-2 by iconindustries, on Flickr">[​IMG]"800" height="600" alt="P7160299-2"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50527022@N02/7002561315/" title="Brother and Chook! by iconindustries, on Flickr">[​IMG]"800" height="534" alt="Brother and Chook!"></a>
     
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  2. Mr Moo

    Mr Moo Rocket builder, collector of vintage air guitars

    299
    Sep 17, 2012
    SE Virginia
    Real Name:
    Mike
    E-PL5, 45mm 1.8

    On a recent photowalk, this photog caught me grabbin' a snap and obliged me with a nice smile.


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  3. LeoS

    LeoS Mu-43 Top Veteran

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  4. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    I'm noticing a lot of awesome, female smiles from street portraits I've taken.

    I hope it's not coming off as "stalker-esque" or suspect in any way! ha ha

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  5. mkee

    mkee Mu-43 Regular

    122
    May 9, 2012
    Long Beach CA
    [​IMG]"1024" height="768" alt="Smile"></a>[/IMG]
     
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  6. Kingsfan

    Kingsfan Mu-43 Top Veteran

    828
    Nov 22, 2010
    highland park, CA
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    Q
    my gf has that same shirt! she wore it yesterday!
     
  7. Kingsfan

    Kingsfan Mu-43 Top Veteran

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  8. mkee

    mkee Mu-43 Regular

    122
    May 9, 2012
    Long Beach CA
    Cool, ya its a great shirt my wife wore it for halloween.
     
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  9. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Real Name:
    Kelly Gibbons
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  10. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer Charter Member

    Great photos so far! Spot on.

    Keep the smiles coming

    “Science teaches to think but love teaches to smile.”
    ― Santosh Kalwar
     
  11. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    Real Name:
    Caimi caimiphotography.com
    smiles

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    olivia on the train


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    brad, val and abbie on the farm
     
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  12. sammykhalifa

    sammykhalifa Mu-43 Top Veteran

    753
    Jun 22, 2012
    Pittsburgh PA
    Real Name:
    Neil
  13. jime

    jime Mu-43 Regular

    107
    Sep 3, 2012
    Jonestown Texas
    My dog smiling

    Finally, cold weather. EPL1 and P20. Cropped and zoomed in to show just the face.

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  14. wreckless

    wreckless Mu-43 Regular

    102
    Jan 15, 2011
    Michigan
    Real Name:
    Mike
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    entry #1
     
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  15. dylandingo

    dylandingo Mu-43 Regular

    186
    Nov 12, 2011
    La Crosse, WI
    AHHH too many smile filled photos to just pick two, so I will post the two that I don't think I have posted on this site before.

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    *The smiley one is sitting on the right with the sparkler.
     
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  16. wreckless

    wreckless Mu-43 Regular

    102
    Jan 15, 2011
    Michigan
    Real Name:
    Mike
    and #2

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    there's a happy guy.
     
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  17. lefty

    lefty Mu-43 Regular

    my first ever go with lightroom

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  18. srivastava

    srivastava Mu-43 Rookie

    23
    Feb 26, 2012
    England
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355441763.860988.jpg

    GX1 with PL 25mm
     
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  19. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Real Name:
    Vin
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/7869226374/" title="He looks happy by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr">[​IMG]"800" height="600" alt="He looks happy"></a>
     
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  20. shepx13

    shepx13 Mu-43 Regular

    177
    Aug 7, 2012
    Tyler, TX
    Real Name:
    Ken
    Here's 2 from yesterday!

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