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Weekly Black and White Challenge - Group of Three - ends 8 p.m. Wednesday 28th November

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Digby e2
6 41 Wales
21 Nov 2012 11:28PM
This can be any subject as long as it is a composition of three.

Hope that this makes sense.


The "rules":

1. The challenge is just for fun.
2. All images must be taken after the theme is announced.
3. All images must be uploaded by 8pm on Wednesday November 28th.
4. All uploads must be B&W
5. Only one upload per member
6. The person who hosts is the judge for that week challenge and the judge’s decision is final
7. The winner gets to create, run and judge the challenge for the following week


NEW MEMBERS please note RULE 2

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Gary66 2 158 England
22 Nov 2012 3:33PM
Hopefully will be able to participate this week, can you give an example of a composition of three so i understand better,
Thanks Digby.
Digby e2
6 41 Wales
22 Nov 2012 5:33PM
Have posted example photo.


Hugh
Jestertheclown 6 6.4k 241 England
22 Nov 2012 5:46PM
Beat me to it.

There's this school of thought that says that an image with more than one prime subject will look better if there are three of them; not two or four or a hundred but just three.
Therefore, if you take a shot of Battersea Power Station, you'll need to position yourself so that one of the chimney's is somehow obscured so that you (and your camera) can't see it.
Either that or blow it up.
As you've probably, by now, noticed, I don't take this rather absurd notion all that seriously.
I file it along with the (I think) ludicrous RoT, Golden Ratio, Golden Spiral and all of the other completely nonsensical, so-called "Rules" of composition.

If you take a shot of two or four subjects with the horizon dissecting it exactly in half and with the people in the dead centre, looking out of, instead of into, the shot and you think it's OK, then it most definitely is OK!
Gary66 2 158 England
23 Nov 2012 3:11PM
Thanks, thinking cap on.
Jestertheclown 6 6.4k 241 England
23 Nov 2012 9:27PM
Time for a BUMP, methinks!
rambler e2
6 477 14 England
26 Nov 2012 10:23PM
I'm in, hip hip hooray!

Ken
scrimmy e2
6 369 5 Scotland
27 Nov 2012 8:18PM
me too Smile
Digby e2
6 41 Wales
28 Nov 2012 8:29PM
1st. The winner is Pencils Black and White by SH87, chosen for its simple graphic form.
2nd. Three Pines by atworner.
3rd. Three Little Bottles by cattail


Well done Simon it's over to you now.

Hugh
scrimmy e2
6 369 5 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 8:37PM
well done and congrats to Simon.....I'm away to do some colouring (oops, sorry, black & white) in now Smile
Gary66 2 158 England
28 Nov 2012 8:38PM
Congrats Simon
Jestertheclown 6 6.4k 241 England
28 Nov 2012 8:54PM
Well done Simon.

I really will try to take part next week. Somehow, I just never seem to come across an opportunist shot and setting one up indoors is nigh on impossible.
SH87 2 10 England
28 Nov 2012 9:05PM
Thanks everyone, got to say that there were some great entries this week,

I shall now ponder the topic for next week.

Cheers

Si
AnneWorner e2
7 614 42 United States
28 Nov 2012 9:31PM
Congrats Si - hmm, I've just seen that the theme is shapes...............should be interesting.

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