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11/30/2003 01:37:06 PM · #1
Anyone have any ideas on this Money Challenge? Without being too specific could someone explain what they expect? I have a picture but it might be slightly off topic.
11/30/2003 02:17:39 PM · #2
Wish I had a Money Cat.
11/30/2003 02:27:54 PM · #3
Check with a Site Council member. Maybe they could tell you if it's on-theme or not.
11/30/2003 02:45:48 PM · #4
Thanks Jen.
11/30/2003 03:20:25 PM · #5
I got some ideas from money literalisms - "your money or your life," "money can't buy me love," "Brother can you spare a dime?" "Saving for a rainy day," "deep pockets." "Born with a silver spoon in his mouth." Got me thinking anyway. There are lots of things associated with money in a visual way, that are not money. Hope it helps.
11/30/2003 03:38:58 PM · #6
Some good ideas there. Thanks.
11/30/2003 04:21:58 PM · #7
I am going on using a show of wealth to symbolize money.
11/30/2003 04:44:27 PM · #8
A show of wealth is good and if you live near Fort Knox that would be good. LOL! I think anything that symbolizes money would be fine. I have a few ideas but I haven't taken a picture yet and don't know if I will have time. How about any place you get money out of or put it into? Any item that symbolizes money to you.
11/30/2003 04:48:10 PM · #9
How about a picture of my children -- that's where all my money goes ;)
11/30/2003 04:49:08 PM · #10
Iím thinking I would use_____to convey____and I would throw some of ____in for good measure so everyone would see clearly the topicality. Think itís a good idea?
11/30/2003 08:36:43 PM · #11
Originally posted by jmritz:

Iím thinking I would use_____to convey____and I would throw some of ____in for good measure so everyone would see clearly the topicality. Think itís a good idea?


brilliant! Why didn't I think of that?
11/30/2003 08:53:39 PM · #12
To late 'adine' itís my idea. Donít try to steal it, OK? :)

And I thought I was slightly ambiguous...
12/02/2003 11:52:18 AM · #13
I wanted to set up a cool poker table shot with lots of poker chips piled high in the middle - with outstretched arms pulling it all in to an anonymous player. (as if he/she just won the pot!)

But alas, no time. Feel free to use the concept if you think it might work...
12/02/2003 12:03:07 PM · #14
I was thinking of something like that Ten, but since my still life didn't even manage to score a 5, I figured I'd be better off with something else. ;)

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EDIT: Funny thing was, with 8 comments, no one mentioned that the Ace was upside down.

Message edited by author 2003-12-02 12:04:15.
12/02/2003 12:14:02 PM · #15
I haven't done anything about it yet, but I've been thinking about picturing objects that only rich people can afford (you'd think - "MONEY!" - when you saw it in public). I guess the opposite could work, too, if an appealing photo can be made of a subject depicting severe lack of money.
Good luck! I'm not there yet, and I've only got 5 hours of daylight left...
12/02/2003 08:31:48 PM · #16
I sat out the Soft Focus, I have a photo that is stretching it but what the ----, Iím going with it anyway. I really like the shot and want everyone to see it and it will be fun to see what people think. Folks, only 3hours and a half to goÖ

Thanks for all the help

jmritz
12/02/2003 08:42:45 PM · #17
Just finished mine! whew... didn't think I'd get it done in time.
12/02/2003 08:50:17 PM · #18
I submitted mine yesterday but I'm not hoping for high scores this time - I was quite adventurous (sp?) on it and I'm not sure how people will think of it.


:)atwl
12/02/2003 08:57:41 PM · #19
I was quite adventurous (sp?) Adrian Tung

Right!
12/02/2003 11:38:51 PM · #20
Made it with about 25 minutes to spare. I had so many ideas for this one but only got to act on one!

Deannda
I'm feeling pretty proud of this one if I do say so myself! ;)
12/02/2003 11:47:15 PM · #21
I lent my camera to a good friend, a really good firend so I couldnt enter this challenge. I am, however, really looking forward to seeing the entries for this challenge. Just hanging out & waiting for 12am to check things out!

Good luck to all those who did enter!
12/02/2003 11:53:18 PM · #22
I'm sittin' the sidelines on this one. Creative juices failed to flow. Not too broke up about it, I'm getting beat up badly enough in "soft focus" to last me a month, LOL.
12/02/2003 11:58:23 PM · #23
I just entered 2 minutes left....that was close
12/03/2003 12:28:53 AM · #24
Opps...looks like a few people decided to test their luck by including the image of money. but the way I'am starting out tells me I might not fair so well myself:(....Good luck everybody!

Richard
12/03/2003 12:36:20 AM · #25
Originally posted by Firstrich1:

Opps...looks like a few people decided to test their luck by including the image of money.


I'd guess that they just didn't read the challenge description.
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