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Weekly Challenge #411 - Glow
Posted By: mattb123, 01-09-2018, 03:57 PM

One effect I love to see and photograph is when things glow. Backlit translucent objects are probably my favorite example, but there are also many others. I'm thinking holiday lights, neon signs, even bioluminescence! Glow is also a trait a person can have although I tend to think of it more literally, a glowing expression would also certainly be fair game.
Be creative and have fun!

The Challenge will close at midnight Tuesday January 16th.

The fine print:
Every week, a new theme is picked and judged by the winner of the previous week.

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/Ricoh (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

Here are a few examples from my archives:

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Griffith observatory and Los Angeles.

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Chihuly Glass

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Mountains glowing in the sunset light.

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I was too busy keeping warm to enter the last weekly challenge, this is from the Ice Castles display of a year ago.
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Red cat in a dak corner
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A "glow" was had by many.

When I retired several years ago there was a surprise party for me.Needless to say there were "Glows" in abundance.--charliezap
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Cool theme. Should get lots of variety! Here"s a little fall glow:
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Took this with my old trusty K20D back in the day. Looking at this pic again makes me realize that my current K5 is plenty of camera for me and no need to upgrade any time soon.

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My son out skimboarding during one of those "God's Gift" evenings near the southernmost tip of Africa.

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Some great images so far. Inspired to add my contribution. I just can't resist the soft glow of clouds just after sunset. This was shot at Cumberland River along Victoria's Great Ocean Road.
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Glowing stage lights and hair


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