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Weekly Challenge 279 Churches and graveyards
Posted By: normhead, 03-23-2014, 06:22 PM

Weekly Challenge 279- Churches and Graveyards

This weeks challenge is Churches and Graveyards. Images of Churches or graveyards
*This challenge will run until Sunday March 30 at midnight PDT.

Every week, a new theme is picked and judged by the winner of the previous week. This challenge is Pentax-only.

Everyone is eligible to send in their best interpretation of the given theme, as long as the photo is taken with a Pentax/Samsung camera. Themes can be subject-oriented or technique-oriented.

1. Post ONE photo (max 1024x1024).
2. The photo must portray an interpretation of the theme.
3. Post your single picture in this thread and explain what motivated you to take the picture and/or how you feel it represents the weekly theme (especially if it's not obvious).
4. The challenge is interactive. Any response is welcome.
5. The judge will pick the WINNERS and choose one of them to be the judge for the next week.
6. This challenge runs for 7 days plus an additional day for the judge to choose the winners.
7. Any Pentax (or Samsung DSLR) camera can be used.
8. Pictures can be from any time frame, not just within the week of the current theme.
9. In case the winner of a challenge is unable to become the judge for the next challenge, they will PM the #2 winner for that person to be the judge.

Have fun and I look forward to seeing your entries!

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I like the subject, I'll go with this one unless I get a chance to take something else this week:

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Forest Lawn, Glendale.

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Wild Rose Cemetery, near Vanscoy Saskatchewan 2013/02/12 K-5 K28f3.5

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Loving Memory

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Memorial Day ceremony honoring war veterans at the National Cemetery in Dayton, OH.

The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts place flags at all of the grave sites.

The first image is my entry.

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Remembering a fallen hero.

A candid shot taken from a distance so as not to intrude at Riverside Cemetery Saugus Ma.--charliezap
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Just a nice little church in Racine, WI.

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Great subject choice.... looking forward to seeing what is produced here.

I chose this one seeing as there are no processing limitations.

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What a lot of great shots already! I'll go with this one, photographed in a cemetery of war veterans on a cold day...

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Teddy bear on a child's grave
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Cataloochee Valley

Small simple church located in a lesser known area of the Smoky Mountains.

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Good theme, wish I'd thought of it.

B&W film image of the back side of the Catholic church in downtown Vancouver, WA taken with Pentax ZX-M. Processed the film myself and scanned into LR4 for post processing.
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Inspired by CharlieZap, this collage shows photos of a small cemetery in Ocracoke Island which holds the remains of Samuel G Jones, an eccentric and influential figure in the history of Ocracoke, and his favorite horse, Ikey D.

If you want to know more about Mr. Jones' cemetery, you can find that information here: Ocracoke Newsletter, Sam Jones

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Church in Brisbane, Queensland, looking out to entrance.
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