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April theme: Doorways

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  April 2, 2010 12:00 PM

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We've all heard the English proverb that the eyes are the doorway to the soul; this month, let's use our eyes and photographic talent to examine doorways, passages, and portals of all types as a transition point between two places.

Rather than focus on the architecture of a door, compose your shot to show a passageway. You have to be able to see, or at least have a hint of, what's through the doorway ... what's on the other side. If it's a gorgeous passageway, all the better!

You also can be creative about what constitutes a gateway: It can be man-made or exist in nature. No windows, unless they are part of the doorway -- which may be one way of seeing what's on the other side. Look for beauty, or intrigue, or contrast.

In this month of rainstorms and taxes, I'll give you all a break and say that your photo does NOT have to be taken this month. If you have something that fits the theme in your portfolio, feel free to submit it.

The Flickr tags are, contest, April2010, Doorways

If you've never entered one of our contests, you must read these rules first. There's a lot of important information there.

The deadline to get your photo uploaded to Flickr is midnight April 30.

Let me know if you have any questions. And good luck!

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