Topics for the May Assignments

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  1. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Ideas for the May assignments go here...

    If there's a common consensus, we'll just go with that rather than having the poll since it seems most people should be happy with that option - let's give it til the 3rd? If there are a couple that are popular, we can decide if we need a poll to tiebreak it or whether we just make the second option, the one for June?

    Keeping in mind the idea that we follow KISS in suggestions, mine for the month is "Water"
     
  2. snap58 macrumors 6502

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    How about favorite places in Kansas!

    Just kidding, but a "favorite places" would be fairly general, (if not too general), it should allow most to come up with something to post?
     
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    "Relaxing"

    Could be people chillin' out on the grass somewhere, or a great place to potentiall chill out and spend some leisurely time.

    What about sunrise/sunsets?

    Anyone else find it weird that we haven't had any topics where people are the main focus?
     
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    I have never participated, I just love to see everybody's photos :p, but this caught my eye...
    What about "Courtship?" "Relaxing" seems like it would have interesting results as well.
     
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    I said that in the last one, I like the courtship idea...perhaps we could call it relationships as that broadens it to parent/child etc.
     
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    relaxing sounds good to me. so does courtship, which i would possibly extend to "relationships" as well...

    stop letting us think so much and just tell us! ;)
     
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    What about Broken, or Rundown.

    For sure not against any of the other suggestions though

    edit: perhaps somone can come up with a better word then I did, I looked up some synonyms but can't quite get the right feeling for the word I want.
     
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    I don't think "hard-to-do" is what we're going for this time. Too many difficult topics in a row already.
     
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    Perhaps you should elaborate on what it is you're trying to say then?
     
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    Ok well, we've had people suggest and endorse 'courtship'/'relationships' in one mannor or another, so can we just have that and get going?

    Rather than have a poll...blah blah blah...get caught in red tape...loose interest.....

    Can't we just say, 'Relationships' is the topic for this month you have 3 weeks starting tomorrow?
     
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  18. Applespider thread starter macrumors G4

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    Can do... although some like a poll rather than feeling foisted upon.

    Relaxing and Relationships have had equal support though looking down the thread. Since relationships don't necessarily have to be human, it might be interesting. Or are we specifying human relationships? I'm a little wary of photographing strangers in public without access to a long lens.

    I suspect we have enough to start a quick poll now with voting til Friday (5 May) which would give lots of shooting time.

    Shortlist would be
    Water
    Relaxing
    Relationships
    Flowers (although there is a relatively active flower thread already) and maybe too specific
    Edges
     
  19. tektonnic macrumors 6502

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    Cool Applespider, I like it, can someone do a poll thing and lets go go go!!
     
  20. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    Perhaps "Blooming" might be a more generalized topic?
     
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    Moment of imact- sounds lovely to me
    as does flowers.
     
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    IF we decide on "relationships" as a topic, then, yes I think it should be broadened to any sort, not just human.... Some of us don't have a lot of opportunities to photograph family or friends and as Applespider notes, shooting at perfect strangers in public is not a good idea, even with a long lens....

    Yes, let's run a quick poll....
     
  23. Lau Guest

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    I'm currently doing a project with some friends with the topic "networks", which can cover anything from hugely technical to human connections. I don't know if that's helpful or not....
     
  24. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    Great idea for the topic, Lau! "Networks" encompasses so much more than simply "relationships" per se..... Jumping off from that, "Connections" also has nice possibilities.
     
  25. Lau Guest

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    Ooh, I like connections.
     
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