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!!*Photography* Challenge Group!! Happy Holidays :-)

This group is all about Themed Photography Challenges

Empty Shells

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Summer season (well, in the’ top half’ of the planet, anyway :-)), and a lot of us will be heading to beaches, where shells come in all colours, shapes and sizes and will fascinate some of our idle moments in the sun. The subject must be the shell(s), NOT anything else, and it must be recognisable as a shell or shells (no vast expanses of beach or other places and a speck somewhere needing a magnifying glass to see it’s a shell, please!). A picture of an almost invisible shell in a corner is not acceptable. Also, as you can see from the avatar photo, it doesn’t have to be on a beach, and let’s see as many other places where you could find shells as possible! As long as they’re former natural homes of creatures that have moved out of them (one way or another…)

Also NOT fine:

  1. safe filters (or needing safe filters), bugs (winged or otherwise), dead or rotten or anything that contravenes RB rules
  2. any photo that doesn’t contain a natural shell (in the narrow sense rather than the wider)

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please vote for your favourite(s), as many as they are. Every vote counts!

Rewards & Prizes

  1. Bragging rights
  2. Banners for top ten photos
  3. Features for the Top 10 and 2 host choices (or as many from the top 10 that are in the group, plus the remaining places as ‘hosts’ choices’).
  4. Top ten will be invited to participate in next month’s Avatar challenge

Additional Information

  1. Works not added to the group cannot be featured when they end in the top 10 (‘computer says NO’). Adding to the group once the challenge is over will be too late. Please add your work to the group as you add it to the challenge! :-)

Cover Image: End of life? by Themis


The Top Ten

Rose Murex Seashell  by Susie Peek

Rose Murex Seashell by Susie Peek was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 9 votes.

  • Striving for perfection by bubblehex08
  • Cockle Shell  in Evening light at Fahan by George Row
  • A Sea of Shells by Jessica Manelis
  • She Sells Sea Shells by Roxanne du Preez
  • Empty Shell by AnnDixon
  • Shell at sunset by Hans Bax
  • Wet and glistening by Lauren Banks
  • I See Sea Shells on the Sea Shore!! by Michaela1991
  • Spiral Shell by Tim Ray

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