Suggestions for themes

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Postby Brian Harmer » Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:36 am

The problem with themes based on seasons (and the requirement that the image is taken in the current month) is that half of us are experiencing summer just as you are having winter.
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Postby EvanK » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:19 am

It doesn't necessarily have to be the winter season, perhaps just the holiday season. It could be a picture of a Christmas tree or a menorah, whatever you celebrate.
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Postby Paolo Bonello » Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:47 am

"It's a sign" could be a theme.
Thus the interpretation would be open to more than just signs, billboards, roadsigns. etc.
I'd say juxtaposition and complementary themes within the photo would work well or even a photo subject not containing a physical sign but rather an implied sign of things to come or events that have past....
I dare say the number of 'on assignment' participants for such a theme would be good.

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Postby dingo27mobile » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:42 pm

i know one - HOT
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Postby darthkindy » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:38 pm

My sujestion for Themes id The Self-shot i want to see you
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Postby TravisD » Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:27 pm

I've got a bunch of bad ideas,...

Tree(not trees),..as in find one unique.

Max shutter speed(whatever your cam tops at)

Power(free style,..anything)

At Work(free style,anything)

Wet (freestyle,anything)

Sharp Points,,....ditto..

Look over me if any have been done.
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Postby CV63 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:59 am

Texture
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Re: Suggestions for themes

Postby marco_cronenberg » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:00 pm

I don't know if this one had been done before, as i'm new here.

But what about reflections?

Take a picture made through a mirror, reflecting objects (sunglasses, whiteboards, etc), water reflections.
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Re: Suggestions for themes

Postby lagnificent » Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:37 am

How about, "Create a Meme?" Take a photo and add some text to it.
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