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Previous Themes for 2013

Dates Type Theme Judge Winner
12/30/2013 - 1/5/2014 Alternate Madness Theme Old & New - Out with the old in with the new in any shape or form......

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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12/23/2013 - 12/29/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Water - That can be shaped in many different ways, so lets see how.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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12/16/2013 - 12/22/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Cold - That time of year in our hemisphere, so show me cold

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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12/9/2013 - 12/15/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Standing nudes - The name says it well but how can you portray this scenario! 

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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12/2/2013 - 12/8/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Animals - Because animals are cool...

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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11/25/2013 - 12/1/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Doors & Entranceways - In or out, sliding, standing in, walking thru, glass, any type or thought is welcomed.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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11/18/2013 - 11/24/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Socks - On or off,  hanging out on the line to dry, dirty or clean, give us your view on this comfortable piece of clothing.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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11/11/2013 - 11/17/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Nude abdomen and legs - What nice parts of the anatomy.  Lets see what you can do with this combo.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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11/4/2013 - 11/10/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Boots & Shoes - The coverings we generally associate with the feet. As always we like to see interpretations of this

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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10/28/2013 - 11/3/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Potpourri - a mixture or collection of seemingly unrelated items, an unusual assortment. As always we like to see interpretations of this

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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10/21/2013 -10/27/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Shoulders, Knees & Toes - Quite a  range to explore with your camera and show us the results. As always we like to see interpretations of this. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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10/14/2013 -10/20/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Nude - Pretty much a straight forward theme. As always we like to see interpretations of this. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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10/07/2013 -10/13/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Low Key - As the name implies we want to see your interpretation of this dark theme. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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9/30/2013 - 10/06/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Bridge(s) - Whether it is one bridge or several bridges.  As always we like to see interpretations of this. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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9/23/2013 - 9/29/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Portraits - Informal or formal, nude or clothed, full length or head and shoulder style. As always we like to see interpretations of this. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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9/16/2013 - 9/22/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Nudescapes - Showing how the nude can be a wonderful landscape as well. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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9/9/2013 - 9/15/2013 Alternate Madness Theme More than four legs - A field of cows or a group of humans or a mix of several legs will do!  Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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9/2/2013 - 9/8/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Labor - The workers of the world just what do they do?  Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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8/26/2013 - 9/1/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Everyday life -  What do we do during the day or the life of another object, human, companion.....Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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8/19/2013 - 8/25/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Back - Your camera, companion, anything that "shows" the back of something. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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8/12/2013 - 8/18/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Looking down - As the title describes , show a  looking down perspective. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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8/5/2013 - 8/11/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Breast(s) - They are all around us, so show your vision of these lovely's. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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7/29/2013 - 8/4/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Reading material - Whether its your electronic or paper version or with your interpretation of this theme. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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7/22/2013 - 7/28/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Landscapes - It is all around us show your interpretation of this fine theme. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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7/15/2013 - 7/21/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Hand(s) - The part of a body below the wrist, but if you show more than the hand that is okay just make the focal point on the hand(s). Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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7/8/2013 - 7/14/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Flowers - These make our world a brighter place with their beauty so why not show them off. It is always nice to get your interpretation of this theme. Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots N/A

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7/1/2013 - 7/7/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Patriotic -  Although a United States holiday, you can still show your own patriotism. 

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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6/24/2013 - 6/30/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Cars - They are all around us show us what you drive, wished you had, or just some crazy shots of some crazy cars

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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6/17/2013 - 6/23/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Photography Equipment - Show some old, new, slightly used, never used, laying on the shelf, in action,

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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6/10/2013 - 6/16/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Windows & Doors - What we look out , see into,  go thru, break, you get the idea!

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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6/3/2013 - 6/9/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Wet - How things look wet. It is always nice to get your interpretation of this theme. 

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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5/27/2013 - 6/2/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Architecture -  The art and science of designing and erecting buildings. Orderly arrangement of parts; structure: the architecture of the federal bureaucracy; the architecture of a novel.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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5/20/2013 - 5/26/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Boat(s) - A relatively small, usually open craft of a size that might be carried aboard a ship.  A container for gravy, sauce, etc

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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5/13/2013 - 5/19/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Legs - Human, chairs, animals, etc. It is always nice to get your interpretation of this theme. 

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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5/6/2013 - 5/12/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Nude parts - Although the name can imply human nudes, it doesn't necessarily mean it.  Your interpretation of this is always welcomed.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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4/29/2013 - 5/5/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Needle(s) - A small slender implement used for sewing, surgical suturing, knitting, crocheting, phonograph, dial indicator, hypodermic, conifer or what you would consider your view of this theme.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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4/22/2013 - 4/28/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Parts - A piece or segment of something such as an object, activity, or period of time, which combined with other pieces makes up the whole. As always we like to see interpretations of this.

Remember, Alternate Madness Theme are just for fun - no  prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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4/15/2013 - 4/21/2013 General Shadows - Entries should have shadows that play a very important part in the overall image.

1.Shadows that add impact
2.Shadows that create mood.
3.Shadows that create mystery
4.Shadows that create desire

The points above are listed at random and not listed as importance concerning selection.

Hopefully this topic will be fun, creative and thought provoking.
I look forward to seeing your images

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4/8/2013 - 4/14/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Musicians - a person who writes, sings, or plays music. As always we like to see interpretations of this.

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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4/1/2013 - 4/7/2013 General In - In is the concept of this theme;  in your studio, in the great outdoors, inside your mind of your thoughts and desires- get the point, now lets see what's "In"  Webmaster

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3/25/2013  - 3/31/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Hands, Feet or Paws - The end part of a person's arm beyond the wrist, including the palm, fingers, and thumb; The lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks; An animal's foot having claws and pads, (of an animal) Feel or scrape with a paw or hoof. As always we like to see interpretations of this.

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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3/18/2013 - 3/24/2013 General Street Scenes - Ordinary people [no "posed" shots of models], sights, structures, etc..

Judging to be not only on composition, but also quality of images, e.g. true blacks, true whites, good contrast, etc.

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3/11/2013 - 3/17/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Things that Fly - . . . lots of opportunity here: birds, insects, aero planes, blimps, arrows. As always we like to see interpretations of this.

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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3/4/2013 - 3/10/2013 General Chair - A piece of furniture consisting of a seat, legs, back, and often arms, designed to accommodate one person; A seat of office, authority, or dignity, such as that of a bishop; A person who holds an office or a position of authority, such as one who presides over a meeting or administers a department of instruction at a college; a chairperson; The position of a player in an orchestra; Any of several devices that serve to support or secure, such as a metal block that supports and holds railroad track in position. Webmaster

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2/25/2013 - 3/3/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Curves - The curve of a shoulder, the roundness of a golf ball, windswept edges of a sand dune, it's always nice to see a different perspective.

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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2/18/2013 - 2/24/2013 General Doors - Doors, entryways, passageways, tunnels, anything to do with passing from one space to another. Webmaster

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2/11/2013 - 2/17/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Straight Lines - Simple,  they are everywhere, sometimes they get in our picture (power lines), sometimes they are part of our picture (power lines).  Sometimes we have to wait in them to visit our friends gallery shows.  They can even be the straight line of our backyard decking material or even how lines converge into nothingness. As always we like to see interpretations of this. 

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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2/4/2013 - 2/10/2013  General Snow & Ice- So this stuff we know as water comes in many forms,  lets see what you think about this stuff Webmaster

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1/28/2013 - 2/3/2013 Alternate Madness Theme Open - The forum is now open.  Show us your opening shots.

Remember, Alternate Madness themes are just for fun - no prizes other than the admiration of your B&W compatriots

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