Past Meetup

evening ambiance - The Photoresk picture for charity contest input production

This Meetup is past

12 people went

Location image of event venue


Important for the submission: I've just learned that the final print must be A3 landscape!!! No portrait format. Sorry, I was not aware of this.

Update 7 July:
We will make some experiments, maybe just some background "Church" shoots towards the blue hour. Sunset is close to 22:00, we will meet at 21:00 between the two metro exits. Bring - if you have - your tripod and some small x-mas deco stuff.

Update 6 July:

First of all a very big "thank you" to all who submitted inputs!
By now we have received some nice photos, however, to be honest, I had expected much more inputs to have an even broader choice for the selection of the best suited photos or images. So far only 13 candidate photo's are received as inputs, this number would not require a meet-up for a preselection process and the date give would be solely the final for the selection process.

But .... why not meeting, discuss the inputs and probably generate a "fake christmas" close to summer to get quickly more candidate pictures or inputs for an photomontage.

Your opinions please! I can try to organise tomorrow a small (very) tree and maybe some decoration (check, if you have something which would scale on a 35cm tree).

The weather is going to be nice tomorrow and we will have an "blue hour" at around 22:30.
Playing with the "depth of field", some motion blur maybe flashes and other ideas it may be possible to create something?
We could meet at a "scenic" spot in Brussels, probably somewhere, where I can bring the truck to have 240V power for some light ....

Possible locations:
- Sainte Catherine
- Sablon
- Cathedrale Saints Michel
Parc du Cinquantenaire

Preferable Sainte Catherine

Your opinion is required! Please use the discussion!



Photo Submission

Photoresk's prestigious support the charity initiative of the Lions Club Bruessel Charlemagne for the benefit of severely ill children starts the next level:

Submission of Photos starts now and is open until the 6th of July.

Have your pictures and your name on the Lions Advent Calendar!!!

Please read the instructions below, check your archive and click here to submit your picture (8 mega pixel minimum)!

(if the link does not work - please e-mail your picture to [masked] and mention LionsCalender2014 in the subject)

After manual approval, you will receive a reference link to the submitted photos.


Image submission must be entrant’s original creation and must be owned 100% by the entrant.

Each entrant may deliver one or more images for this contest.

The image must have an resolution of at least 8 mega pixels.

Entries may originate in any format — including, but not limited to digital files, digital prints, color transparencies, color prints, or black and white prints — so long as they are submitted electronically.
Watermarked submissions are not acceptable.

The organiser reserves the right to remove image submissions deemed inappropriate solely at the discretion of the organiser.
The organiser reserves the right to republish any photos submitted for the purpose of this initiative.

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Photoresk received the invitation to support the charity initiative of the German speaking Lions Club Bruessel Charlemagne for the benefit of severely ill children. We are very proud of this ;-)

The Plan
Photoresk will donate the best suitable and available christmas picture or collage to the Lions Club Bruessel Charlemagne to make their advent calendar really special (what is an advent calendar? (

example: the advent calendar picture 2013

More detail
Since many years the Lions Club Bruessel Charlemagne makes a wonderful contribution to important charity programs. Key of this initiative is the advent calendar. By selling this advent calendar, other donations and a tombola support is given to the charity "La Cité Sérine" (further details about "La Cité Serine" at:

What to do
You are kindly invited to check your archive or be creative at your desk.
It must be Winter / Christmas relates scene from Brussels. This can be a photograph or an collage suitable for DIN-A3 print.

It's the nature of an advent calendar that 24 small doors will be opened throughout the days - the visual impression should not be completely distracted by that.

The selection
We will have an fair and secured pre-selection process followed by an selection meetup where we will chose the five best.

Please, not the Grande Place
Since the Grand Place was already many times subject of this picture, for 2014 it should be preferably another location

Prestigious project
Helping Lions to help children should be by itself reward enough. But this is not all. Your name will be published along with your picture on the front of the advent calendar for free!

What to do now
Sign up for this meetup (you also may invite your friends). Check your archive. Have your best images for this great initiative ready. You will receive more instructions later.

About Lions
LIONS is a worldwide service organisation comprising approximately 1.3 million members. Members of LIONS commit themselves to their maxim “We serve“ for all needy fellow men and women. LIONS aim to foster tolerance within human society. They especially want to promote general welfare, developing friendly relations among nations and thereby strengthening peace in the world. LIONS assist fellow men and women who suffer from material, physical and mental distress. LIONS also try to preserve our cultural heritage.

Your rights

Your photographs help children in need. Thank you for helping to further the mission of the Lionsclub Charlemagne mission through your photography.

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit including ownership if applicable.

You only grant the Lionsclub Charlemagne rights (as described below) to your photograph if your photo is selected for the Lionsclub Charlemagne calendar 2014.

If your photo is selected for the Lionsclub Charlemagne calendar 2014 you grant the Lionsclub Charlemagne a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to:

Use the photograph to publish it on their Charity Calendar 2014 and supporting activities, including news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.

Feel free to use the discussion or to contact the organiser.