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Winners - The "Egg" Challenge

Postby Greg B on Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:24 pm

I am pleased to announce the winners of the Egg competition
which are also being announced at the AW dinner tonight, Saturday 5 August.

(1) beetleboy - The yolk is on you! - 40 votes (13 voters)
Prize and donor - D70s body only HKG stock (Birddog114)

(2) Manta - Egg Timer - 36 votes (12 voters)
Prize and donor - Epson R800 printer (Birddog114)

(3) Glen - Under Pressure - 35 votes (12 voters)
Prize and donor - Transcend 8Gb 120x CF card (Birddog114)

(4) marcotrov - Dawn of Eggistence - 33 votes (12 voters)
Prize and donor - 2Gb CF card (Glen)

(5) Rooboy - Oh my god... - 31 votes (9 voters)
Prize and donor - Photographic book (nnnnsic)

(6) greencardigan - Last Moments - 30 votes (10 voters)
Prize and donor - Photographic book (gstark)

Huge congratulations to all winners, both for your excellent
entries and also for the fabulous prizes.

And of course, a massive thank you to the prize donors, but
particularly to Birddog / Thanh for his great generosity and
support for this competition.
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Postby blacknstormy on Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:36 pm

Congratulations to all - was a fantastic challenge with brilliant photos.

And thanks to Birdy as always, for his support of all of us :)

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Postby avkomp on Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:38 pm

congrats to the winners.

I can see the other entries, but where is the winner at.
anyone put me out of my misery?
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Postby SteveGriffin on Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:43 pm

Congrats to everyone who took part in this challenge. Outstanding images and a fantastic result
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Postby myarhidia on Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:55 pm

Congratulations to the winners & all the entrants.

Some excellent display of skill.
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Postby Yi-P on Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:19 pm

A pitty I cant attend tonight's dinner, but must say congrats to all the winner and great job done to all participants :D

Have a great night out there guys, dont get too drunk :P
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Postby Manta on Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:30 pm

Wow! A very unexpected result for this little duck!
Congratulations to Liam, Glen, Marco, Patrick and Brad. There was some seriously stunning images amongst the entries making for a very tough competition.

Thanks to Scott for hosting the galleries and all the hard work he's put in behind the scenes.

Of course a big thank you to Birdy and the prize donors. How lucky are we to have these generous souls?

:)
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Postby avkomp on Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:33 pm

it was a clever image simon.

although many fell into this category. an overall high standard.

yours was voted cleverer. :lol:

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Postby marcotrov on Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:03 pm

Congrats to all entrants. Very close competition and many deserving winners. Thank you to Birddog and all the other sponsors
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Postby the foto fanatic on Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:12 pm

Congratulations to the winners, and well done to all entrants.

And a big thank you to those wonderful folk who provided the prizes.

Special thanks to Scott for running the comp.

Terrific effort by all. :D
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Postby MATT on Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:28 pm

Congrats to the winners . You did a good job.

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Postby Yi-P on Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:31 pm

Congratulations to all winners and participants, you all did a great job :D
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Postby PiroStitch on Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:32 pm

Congrats to the winners, participants and contributors to the Challenge! :D
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Postby tasadam on Sun Aug 06, 2006 12:05 am

Congratulations to all our winners and also to everyone who entered.
And a special thank you to all those involved in setting up this Challenge.

I for one enjoyed the challenge immensely and look forward to the next!
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Postby Onyx on Sun Aug 06, 2006 12:54 am

Congratulations to the winners, and a VERY well done to all entrants & participants.

Katie G - you have my admiration, I think you should win some sort of prize for artistic creation in the work you've put into setting up your entries. ;)

It was mentioned at the dinner how Glen donated the prize of a 2Gb CF card and won an 8Gb one. That's a good return on his investment! ;)
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Postby Alpha_7 on Sun Aug 06, 2006 12:55 am

Congratulations to all the worthy winners!
Big thanks to all those behind the scenes, and those donating prizes!

Just got back from a fantastic night, awesome food, friendship and photography, the best!
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Postby losfp on Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:00 am

Sensational effort guys!!! It was with great dismay that I checked out the submissions in the challenge - such a high standard!!! My humble entry did not stand a chance ;)

Good work all, and I look forward to the next challenge!
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Postby sirhc55 on Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:29 am

A wonderful evening - great food and company, and of course, to the winners of the challenge - a great effort by all who entered. Thanks also to the prize donators and to Scott for the hosting of the best challenge yet. :)
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Postby optogamut on Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:31 am

Just got home myself, a good night!

Congrats to the winners and thanks to the organisers. I thoroughly enjoyed being put to the challenge.
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Postby beetleboy on Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:09 am

Wow, wow, wow, wow!

Just got home from a night out..to this!!! Whoa!

Thank you, thank you everyone and congratulations to ALL that took part - as everyone has said already, such a high standard from all.

Congrats also to Manta, Glen, marcotrov, Rooboy and greencardigan..I'm also chuffed that my favourite of all the entrants came second! Well done Manta! It means so much to me to have done so well in such a highly competitive round.

Cheers guys - I just cracked a beer so cheers to anyone that wants to share one!

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Postby CraigVTR on Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:14 am

Congratulations to all the winners and weel done to all that took part in the challenge. Fantastic ideas and execution.
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Postby xerubus on Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:34 am

congratulations to everyone... especially the winners. It was a great submission of shots, and everyone should be very proud.

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Postby Killakoala on Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:37 am

Congratulations to the winners, well done to the other contributors and thank-you to the prize givers.

You all deserve a round of applause.

Well done!!!!!

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Postby Heath Bennett on Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:52 am

Well done everyone, and a big thanks to all the donors and make-it-happen-ers.
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Postby MHD on Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:16 am

All results now shown!
http://www.potofgrass.com/gallery/vote

A great evening had by ALL... Louise said it was the best event she has ever been to, a great combination of good fun, fantastic company and top class nosh (That pasta was sensational!)

A big thanks to Thanh, Glen, Gary and Leigh (Rooboy did have a nice blush)
for donating the prizes...

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Postby Manta on Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:22 am

beetleboy wrote:Wow, wow, wow, wow!

Just got home from a night out..to this!!! Whoa!

Thank you, thank you everyone and congratulations to ALL that took part - as everyone has said already, such a high standard from all.

Congrats also to Manta, Glen, marcotrov, Rooboy and greencardigan..I'm also chuffed that my favourite of all the entrants came second! Well done Manta! It means so much to me to have done so well in such a highly competitive round.

Cheers guys - I just cracked a beer so cheers to anyone that wants to share one!

Liam


High praise indeed Liam - thanks. Enjoy your new camera body! I agree it was a bloody high standard and the challenge encouraged some very creative thinking.

I'm pleased everyone had a great night at the AW Dinner - looking forward ot seeing some shots of the festivities.
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Postby rooboy on Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:24 am

Thanks everyone! Kris (she may have to permanently change her name to macka!) & I had a fantastic evening. Congrats to all entrants for the hard work, & massive thanks to all the organisers of the event and the challenge, and those who voted for me :D

A special mention must go to Leigh, whose prize was an eggcellent book. I won't mention the title here, as I'm sure someone shot a revealing candid of me perusing its contents 8)
So join in the chorus, and sing it one and all!
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Postby mark on Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:24 am

Well done to all of the entrants. A big thanks for all of the generous prize donors.
I know it's been said before... They were all eggcellent. :D
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Postby Glen on Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:33 pm

Well done to all!

Congratulations to Liam, Simon,Marco, Patrick and Brad plus every single entrant. This Challenge had an extremely high standard of entries and I believe every single entrant was a winner. I know I was just from what I learnt about PP, I trust every other entrant learnt something about their own photography.

A huge thanks to Thanh, Leigh and Gary for donating prizes. Scott and the team as always did a great job adjudicating and organising.

Thanks to everyone for their involvement
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Postby gstark on Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:35 pm

First of all, congratulations to all of the entrants in this latest challenge. Might I say that there were no losers: I think that every entry was a winner, and certainly I would hope that every entrant, in preparing their image for this challenge, gained personally in that they will have better learned some small aspect of photography and thus added to their skillset.

That, after all, is what the primary purpose of these challenges is: to learn and improve your photographic skillset.

That said, this challenge carried with it some very valuable hardware, and in that rregard we are indebted to Birddog, Glen, and Leigh (nnnnsic) for their most generous donations of the prizes that were awarded to those images that were voted as being the best of, what was, a simply wonderful selection of images.
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Postby wendellt on Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:04 pm

hi everyone

congratulations on the winners

creatively you hit mark exceptionally and prooven that photography is about creativity moreso than technical competence

so great efforts all round and special congratulations to the winners
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Postby Alex on Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:55 pm

Congratulations to the winners and amazing effort re all the entries. Well done!

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Postby johnd on Sun Aug 06, 2006 6:25 pm

Congratulations to Liam and all the place getters and all the entrants.
Thanks to the organisers and the prize donors for making the challenge possible.
What a great challenge. These challenges are a lot of fun.
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Postby Slider on Sun Aug 06, 2006 7:15 pm

Congratulations to Beetleboy and the placegetters. Well done.

And of course well done to all those behind the scenes and the sponsors for organising and running the whole process. :D
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Postby radar on Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:37 pm

Well done to all the winners,

sorry I couldn't be there, just had to be in NZ, the land of Sheepie ;-)

Also thanks to all that donated the prizes and their time to make this challenge and AW come true,

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Postby Matt. K on Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:47 pm

For the next challange I'd like to throw 'soap bubble' into the hat with any other suggestions. :D :D :D :D
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Postby Geoff on Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:13 pm

Matt. K wrote:For the next challange I'd like to throw 'soap bubble' into the hat with any other suggestions. :D :D :D :D


Great suggestion Matt, but why would u throw a soap bubble into a hat? Surely you'd throw one into a sink or bath!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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