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New Challenge - Painting with Light - runs till 30.06.08

Postby Glen on Fri May 23, 2008 8:42 pm

UPDATE!
We have a winner!

We have a winner! This was very hard to judge with a number of entries vying for the top three. We could have easily had three 4th places. We do not know who the winner is yet (the judging is totally anonymous) but the winner is "Dulux Light", second is "Moon rise at the lighthouse" and third is "Girl admiring city lights" Details will come soon of the photographers and congratulations to all who entered. Ity was a small but high quality group of entries with one disqualification due to their logo taking up 25% of the image, somewhat broke the anonymity rule! The next challenge is coming up in a few days, hopefully everyone will see how easy it is to enter and have a go.

1st Dulux Light by Philip - user name PhilipB
2nd Moon rise at the lighthouse by Andre - user name Radar
3rd Girl admiring city lights by Steve - user name SteveGriffin


The Challenge

We have a new Challenge in our series and it starts now and runs till the 30th June 2008. The Challenge is called - Painting with Light - and is about exactly that, painting with light, but in keeping with the prizes offered and ensuring everyone is on a level playing field and doesn't use multithousand dollar softboxes (not mentioning any names oz) it is by torchlight. Yes, the humble old torch, go and grab the Dolphin or Maglite out of the cupboard and paint something in light. A car, a tree, rock formation, yourself, the choice is wide open and limited only by your imagination. You may choose to use the light and paint in another way, the choice is yours. As always, only global post processing.

The Prizes

What follows is a shameless plug for a top product :wink: After noticing in a recent thread that there were a number of people here who appreciated a good torch, I decided to donate some torches as the prizes for this contest. The First Prize will be at the winner choice either a Wolf Eyes Defender 170 with crenulated bezel for breaking windows in an emergency or Wolf Eyes Sniper 170 a rugged and compact torch or one of the very small Wolf Eyes Angel in either AA or CR123 size Wolf Eyes Angel C. All of these lights put out roughly the amount of light of a Maglite and all feature high, medium and low beam. They also all feature a disorientating strobe which is particularly handy for a warning in case of car accident, flat tyre, etc. Whichever prize someone picks will come complete with a lithium ion battery and battery charger. The value of this prize is between $175 to $129 depending on the winners choice. Second Prize will be a Wolf Eyes Angel A in either AA or CR123 format Wolf Eyes Angel C without charger, valued at $99.

The Winner
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If you would like further details on the torches go to http://www.wolfeyes.com.au

Update: Gallery now open http://www.potofgrass.com/gallery/c21


If any members would like to discuss donating prizes for a challenge and showcasing their product like this please contact gstark.
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Postby phillipb on Fri May 23, 2008 8:59 pm

Hey Glen, can I have the price before the competition so that i can enter it? I promise I'll give it back if I don't win. :wink: :D
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Postby Glen on Fri May 23, 2008 9:16 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby sirhc55 on Fri May 23, 2008 10:26 pm

Glen, I think your WB is a bit off :lol:
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Postby Glen on Fri May 23, 2008 10:28 pm

Worse thing is you are right! Shot at night with poor lighting, will fix later (or maybe I should use a pro? :wink: )
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Postby sirhc55 on Fri May 23, 2008 10:55 pm

Glen wrote:Worse thing is you are right! Shot at night with poor lighting, will fix later (or maybe I should use a pro? :wink: )


Being right is a good thing, ask Gary :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Reschsmooth on Sat May 24, 2008 12:07 am

sirhc55 wrote:
Glen wrote:Worse thing is you are right! Shot at night with poor lighting, will fix later (or maybe I should use a pro? :wink: )


Being right is a good thing, ask Gary :lol: :lol: :lol:


Would he know? :D :D :twisted:

Seriously, great idea for a comp. Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to enter the Crema one as the commitment was too much this close to end of fin year. :(
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Postby jdear on Sat May 24, 2008 12:22 pm

I love this quote from the wolfeyes website:

The Defender Digital 170 series features a bright 170 lumen disorientating strobe output strong enough to temporarily disorient or disrupt an individual’s night vision, perfect for self defence use or as a non lethal tool for officers of the law.


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Postby adam on Sat May 24, 2008 2:28 pm

The one for breaking windows then using the light to look at things in the dark sounds so good :D
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Postby sirhc55 on Sat May 24, 2008 6:12 pm

Is the lens a prize :?: 8) :lol: :lol:
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Postby surenj on Sun May 25, 2008 1:39 am

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Postby Oz_Beachside on Sun May 25, 2008 7:03 pm

do wolf eyes make a s-type speedring adapter? :D
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Postby Viz on Mon May 26, 2008 3:21 pm

Great challenge Glen.

I forecast wireless TTL torches coming out of this fusion of DSLRUsers and Wolf Eyes
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Re: New Challenge - Painting with Light - runs till 30.06.08

Postby Glen on Fri May 30, 2008 9:30 am

A question has been asked when are the images valid from? From the moment of the announcement till midnight on June 30th (when all entries must be submitted). If you have not entered a challenge before, and I encourage all eligible members (full members with 50+ posts as in the FAQ) to enter, just send a PM to MHD (Scott) for your access to the gallery. We will list the address of the gallery soon.
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Postby MHD on Fri May 30, 2008 10:19 am

Yep... Gallery will be up soon... Normal deal applies:
*all old log ins are valid
*to get a gallery log in -YOU MUST BE A *MEMBER* AT DSLRUSERS- (not a newbie or whatever it is) email/PM me:
-your email address
-your preffered (displayed) name eg: Scott, bob etc... or just have it the same as your log in
-the camera body you use (this is a historical hang up... but interesting none the less...)
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Postby sirhc55 on Fri May 30, 2008 10:57 am

MHD wrote:Yep... Gallery will be up soon... Normal deal applies:
*all old log ins are valid
*to get a gallery log in -YOU MUST BE A *MEMBER* AT DSLRUSERS- (not a newbie or whatever it is) email/PM me:
-your email address
-your preffered (displayed) name eg: Scott, bob etc... or just have it the same as your log in
-the camera body you use (this is a historical hang up... but interesting none the less...)


This challenge will be judged as per the last two but I have stepped down as a judge in favour of Mr ‘Wolf-Eyes’ Glen. So all bribes can now be directed to Glen :D :D
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Postby robert on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:28 pm

How many entries can we submit? Is it just a matter of posting to the gallery.

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Postby Glen on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:48 pm

One. I thought you may put an entry in Robert :wink:
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Postby robert on Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:15 am

:up:
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Postby Glen on Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:55 am

The gallery is now open and with the weather recently we should be able to practise painting with light at about 4 in the afternoon! :lol:

http://www.potofgrass.com/gallery/c21




Details of how to enter, which is very simple, is described in Scott's (MHD) post 6 posts above this one
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Postby sirhc55 on Fri Jun 06, 2008 12:09 pm

Glen wrote:The gallery is now open and with the weather recently we should be able to practise painting with light at about 4 in the afternoon! :lol:

http://www.potofgrass.com/gallery/c21




Details of how to enter, which is very simple, is described in Scott's (MHD) post 6 posts above this one



And please don’t forget to hide the pics in the gallery :up:
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Postby surenj on Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:26 am

Glen wrote:The gallery is now open and with the weather recently we should be able to practise painting with light at about 4 in the afternoon! :lol:



I concur... :)
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Postby Glen on Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:23 am

Two weekends to go

There are 2 full weekends till June 30th so plenty of time to enter this competition, at the present rate of entries it is almost every entry wins a prize. This should be an easy comp for all to enter, whether painting something with light like a piece of fruit, right through cars, people up to the side of a building.
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Postby gstark on Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:29 am

And in fact this weekend is the winter solstice. Never a better opportunity, nor more time, to be painting with light.
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Postby phillipb on Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:01 pm

Only 1 Entry in this comp? :shock:
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Postby Mr Darcy on Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:54 pm

Only 1 Entry in this comp? :shock:


Nope. Only one person forgot to hide their post :cough:
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Postby Glen on Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:09 pm

Maybe they will get both prizes Philip, though I think Greg has it.





This is being judged presently, with some great entries I might add, results shouldn't be far away
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Postby gstark on Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:56 pm

What Glen said.

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Postby Reschsmooth on Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:16 am

As Gary said, small but excellent group. I have more cliches than you can poke a stick at, and to use one of them: photography was the real winner here! Congratulations to the winners and place getters and entrants and judges.

Now that 30 June has passed, I am keen to try to enter future competitions. :D
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Postby radar on Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:24 am

A very nice surprise this morning :D :D, thank you.

I will be able to make good use of the torch when going camping. My old one is really past it.

Congrats to Philip, great idea and to Steve, a beautiful photo, very well executed,

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Postby phillipb on Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:22 pm

Bloody hell, you go away for one day and this is what happens.
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Postby Glen on Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:11 pm

Congratulations to all entrants, to the prize winners your prizes have left and should be with you tomorrow, will PM tracking numbers
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Postby surenj on Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:21 pm

Congrats to all the winners.. It was inspirational to see the quality of the images.. I had fun creating my own picture.
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Postby Killakoala on Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:19 pm

Congratulations Philip, a well deserved winner with a very innovative and well thought out image. Well done to all who entered.
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Postby SteveGriffin on Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:18 pm

Congratulations to Philip and all of the other contestants!
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