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Weekly IL Black and White Challenge - ending 8pm Wednesday 30th December. 2020 - Alison......


clicknimagine Plus
11 774 104 India
24 Dec 2020 1:56AM
I want to dedicate this week to Alison, very sadly we lost her, but she will be remembered by her works...

The theme of this week, 'Alison', indicates that you have to take images of those subjects which she loved as her own subject of photography...you go through her profile to find a suitable subject for you...

Merry Christmas & Best of luck to all of you...

The all important rules:

1. The challenge is just for fun.
2. YOUR IMAGE MUST BE TAKEN AFTER THE THEME IS ANNOUNCED.
3. The image must be uploaded in a comment in this thread by 8pm (UK time) on the following Wednesday.
4. Images must be B&W (or sepia toned).
5. Only one upload per member
6. The person who hosts is the judge for that week's challenge and the judge’s decision is final.
7. The winner gets to create, run and judge the challenge for the following week.

For new participants - please be aware that should you win, you will need to set a new challenge and judge it after 'closing time' the following Wednesday.




DaveRyder Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2020 4:12AM
What a charming, thoughtful and very apt theme for the final B&W challenge to be judged this year.
saltireblue Plus
10 11.6k 72 Norway
24 Dec 2020 10:53AM
EddieAC Plus
16 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2020 9:02PM
Maybe as part of the entry we should post a link to the image from her portfolio that inspired our subject for the week.
I took as my inspiration the fact that Alison was a cat lover. The subject of my entry is a wandering stray who turned up 7 years ago and adopted us. Not allowed upstairs or on the bed, obviously .....

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26 Dec 2020 4:43PM




I hope this is taken as meant, a tribute to Alison's sense of fun.
David
DaveRyder Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 6:42PM
From Dark backgrounds and the occasional toy figure..... Your Minions

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philstan 4 555 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2020 12:06PM
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inspired by The Box
saltireblue Plus
10 11.6k 72 Norway
29 Dec 2020 2:25PM
I took my inspiration from this Wrapped image
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Exif:
Fujifilm X-T3
50-140 f/2.8 R LM IOS
94.5mm
f/2.8
1/160
ISO 400
Date taken: 29/12/2020
Time: 14:32
clicknimagine Plus
11 774 104 India
29 Dec 2020 4:18PM
It is not fair Malc to hide the original exif, i want to see the date of taking the image as this point is relevant in this challenge WinkWinkWink...
saltireblue Plus
10 11.6k 72 Norway
29 Dec 2020 4:22PM

Quote:It is not fair Malc to hide the original exif, i want to see the date of taking the imageWinkWinkWink...

Hehe! Not hidden, Somnath, just stripped out by the software as this is a composition of 2 images - the subject transposed onto a new background.
I have updated the info to include date and time.Wink
clicknimagine Plus
11 774 104 India
29 Dec 2020 4:37PM
Ok, now you have written the date, and i should believe it is true...
EddieAC Plus
16 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2020 9:35PM
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Not So See Thru

I had to go back to page 34 until I found something that inspired me, not that there aren't many inspiring photos in the previous 33 pages but (A) I didn't bank of finding too many insects at this time of year, (B) I don't currently have any pets and (C) I don't have A good catalogue of unusual props, something that Alison managed to build up in all her travels. Nor do I think I possess her artistic skill for still life.

Then I found See Thru , a selfie no less and ironically shot for the Black and White Challenge themed "Movement" albeit a while before I joined the group. The upload she chose for the group is actually the version and not the main photo.

I decided this would be my focus for the challenge and I chose to focus on using my head for the movement and keep the rest of me as still as possible. I shot around 17 exposures and got a few Exorcist like images with head rotation although I can't help thinking it may be more "Worzel Gummidge". Smile

So it was nice to go into Alison's portfolio and although I know there will not be any more uploads I hope that many users end up stopping by there.

petebfrance 9 3.0k France
30 Dec 2020 3:42PM
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Based on Alsion's teddy bear and other stuffed things period.
One poor teddy has lost his/her eyesSad

Exif is a bit scanty because little manual lens info kept - I think aperture was F4 but can't really be sure because it took quite a few attempts.
clicknimagine Plus
11 774 104 India
31 Dec 2020 1:55AM
Thank you so much to all of you for your contribution here...


As the theme of this week is Alison and every submission here shows an emotional attachment, Alison would have been very happy to see your efforts...so, I shall prefer not to elaborate anything...

The winner of this week is Eddie...

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