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"The Art of the Flower" - April Photo Challenge

 "The Art of the Flower"

March/April Photo Challenge

This challenge is all about Flowers!  Since spring has now sprung and flowers are everywhere, go out and capture your favorite flower image.

The rules of this competition are that the image needs to be taken between March 21st through April 30th closing at 10:00pm.   This challenge is about expanding your opportunities, so please don't upload an archived image!  Anything goes as long as it represents the aspect of a flower.  It can be a macro or field of flowers, the choices are up to your imagination.

Upload images to this Album:   "The Art of the Flower"


• After capturing your image, resize to approximately[masked] pix at 72dpi.  OK to watermark.

• Click on link above and upload your image to the album.

• In the caption (or comment section), please describe your location, date and settings and anything special that you would like to include.  Please only upload one image per person!

On May 1st, come back and vote (only once) on your favorite image.  Voting will close on Monday, May 5th at 10pm.

Note, vote by leaving your vote comment under the photo, in the main comments section or sending me a direct email

Winner of this challenge will get their image posted on the main Meetup page during the next challenge.  In addition, Shutterbug Novato will print the winning image and place it in the store at the completion of the challenge.  Thanks to Shutterbug for their support!

The image with most votes wins the challenge.  BTW, you must vote in order for your image to win the challenge, even if your image may get the most votes. Anyone can vote, whether submitting an image or not.

Go out there and start shooting!

BTW, if this challenge ends up with limited participation, this will be the last one that I will do!

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  • Harvey A.

    And the winner is....Mauritz with his Poppy image! Votes are in and Mauritz will get his image printed and hung in the Novato Shutterbug store and will be the cover image on the MPC Meetup site.

    This month's challenge will be "Looking-up". We have a tendency to look out, down and beyond to find imagery. Lots of opportunities present themselves when we turn our eyes upward, whether it be from the base of a tree or building, or just looking up into the sky. This is about challenging yourself to a specific topic for the month, so go out there...turn your head upward to see what lies above you. Images accepted shall be taken between May 2nd and May 31st. Please do not upload an archived image!

    May 7, 2014

  • Allen

    Nice turnout, Harvey. Hope you keep it going.

    May 2, 2014

  • Harvey A.

    Voting is open for this challenge, so please make sure and vote! Click on the "Photos" tab at the top of the page, or the link below the image above, and mark your vote regarding your pick in the comments section below the photo, or in the comments section here, or if you want, to send me your vote in a direct email.
    Voting ends on Monday, May 5th at 10pm, so do it soon! You have to vote in order to win!
    Winner will have image printed and hung in the Novato Shutterbug store until end of next competition.

    May 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you! Where do I vote?

    May 1, 2014

    • Harvey A.

      Very simple directions noted in the description above: "Note, vote by leaving your vote comment under the photo, in the main comments section or sending me a direct email."

      1 · May 2, 2014

  • Mary S.

    Fabulous to see so many people participating...and so hard to vote because there are so many great images!

    May 1, 2014

  • Karen C.

    How do I vote????

    May 1, 2014

  • Gary T.

    It's always great to have something to direct my attention as a photographer

    May 1, 2014

  • Karen

    Thank you, Harvey, for all the work you do on these monthly contests. It's a very special way to connect, share, and learn with fellow photography lovers.

    April 28, 2014

  • Christopher

    sounds like fun

    April 25, 2014

  • Harvey A.

    Nice to see a good participation in this months challenge! Less than a week left to get your image uploaded. Josh at Shutterbug is chomping at the bit to get the image changed out in the store. Last month's winner never got their image to the store, so they still have the Feb. image hanging there.

    April 25, 2014

    • Harvey A.

      Woops, meant January image still in store.

      April 25, 2014

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