NEW 72-hr Blue Ribbon Challenge: Freeze the moment

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by elavon, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. elavon

    elavon Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 1, 2012
    Tel Aviv Israel
    Thanks again to Mickey for the choosing my pic! For the next challenge, I'd like to see some frozen moments shots. This are moments we can see with our eyes but we can not frame them forever. The contest should run until 4/7 2PM GMT.

    <a href="" title="How do I look by Ehud Lavon, on Flickr"> 8324629019_74343b0e14_b.jpg "1024" height="834" alt="How do I look"></a>

    Please refer to the comprehensive list of previous topics and winners via the links below:

    72-Hour Challenge Hall of Fame (2013 Q1)

    72-Hour Challenge Hall of Fame (2012)

    72 Hour Challenge Rules

    As the title suggests, each challenge lasts for 72 hours. Everyone gets to submit 2 photos shot with :43: camera 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 blue 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 the 72-hr Blue Ribbon Challenge.
  2. ovengloves

    ovengloves Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 16, 2013
    England, UK
  3. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
  4. asterinex

    asterinex Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 14, 2012
  5. Kirill

    Kirill Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 13, 2013
    Tallinn, Estonia
  6. Matt917k

    Matt917k Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 10, 2013
    Sydney, Australia
    Wing Walker
  7. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
  8. foxtail1

    foxtail1 Science geek & photo nut Subscribing Member

    Dec 30, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
  9. PatrickVA

    PatrickVA Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 31, 2012
    Central Virginia
  10. yekimrd

    yekimrd Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 14, 2012
    Cincinnati, OH
    Great topic. Here are my 2 entries.

    <a href="" title="Bored by yekimrd, on Flickr"> View attachment 268251 "800" height="600" alt="Bored"></a>

    A bored little girl on a supposedly fun ride

    <a href="" title="Itch by yekimrd, on Flickr"> View attachment 268252 "800" height="600" alt="Itch"></a>

    A band member at a parade scratching an itch
  11. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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  12. mkee

    mkee Mu-43 Regular

    May 9, 2012
    Long Beach CA
    Here are my 2...

    <a href="[email protected]/8275566482/" title="P9220217 by fm289302, on Flickr"> 8275566482_2d7fa1b032_c.jpg "800" height="600" alt="P9220217"></a>

    <a href="[email protected]/8410733374/" title="P1000490 by fm289302, on Flickr"> 8410733374_ddc094927c_c.jpg "800" height="450" alt="P1000490"></a>
  13. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
  14. chipshot713

    chipshot713 Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    May 24, 2012
    Pearland, Texas
    Clear the Runway

    What the heck, I'll play.

  15. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

  16. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    EPL5 and Oly 17/1.8

  17. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    EPM1 and PL25

  18. ovengloves

    ovengloves Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 16, 2013
    England, UK
    2nd submission - this mini fireworks display is just my lowly £0.99 lighter, and an om-d (not £0.99) on burst mode :thumbup:

  19. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    This is from some engagement photos I shot for some friends of ours on a tight budget. The 'freeze the moment' part comes in because she actually tripped and fell while trying to sit on the stairs, and I snagged this shot in mid-laughter. It's not a perfect shot, but I like the dynamic look in her hair from the movement and the genuine smiles. This is one of the couple's favorite photos and I printed and framed an 11x14 for them recently :smile:

    GX1 + 75mm
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    M &amp; J by jloden, on Flickr
  20. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    <a href="" title="P1200255 by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 6865283779_d133c09ccd_b.jpg "1024" height="765" alt="P1200255"></a>
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