Photo Challenge Winners | Friendship

August 12, 2011

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1st Place: Abby from My Thousand Words

Did you know that this week is National Friendship Week? We love that…especially since I Heart Faces was started because of a blogging friendship!

There’s nothing that warms the heart as much as a friend and this week’s Friendship Entries were a perfect depiction of how we view friendship in our own lives.

This week’s Guest Photographer Judge, Maegan Beishline of Madeline Bea Photography, said of the winning photo by Abby: This image contains so much emotion! I can feel the laughter and support of a friendship that has clearly grown stronger over some sort of shared experience! I love the colors and the way they subjects are all connected. I feel happy every time I look at it! It really depicts some great messages of ‘friendship’ to me! This was an incredibly hard decision! There are so many different facets of friendship which I felt were represented so well by all the entries. The ones I ultimately chose as my favorites were the ones with some extremely genuine element…a look or a motion or an action…something particular that just really brought me right into the emotion and connection of the moment.

2nd Place: Hannah Stinson

3rd Place: Tara on the Wander

4th Place: Kimberly Woods Fowler

5th Place: Laureen Carruthers

6th Place: In His Image

7th Place: Alex Kramer

8th Place: Just Leesha

9th Place: Angela Valerie

10th Place: The Lucas Zoo

Each week we (Angie & Amy) like to show off some of our favorite entries as well! Here are our picks…

Joanna Polling

Sarah Linq Swanson

Kira Derry Berry

Katrice Hernandez

Les Cadeaux

Chellie Dee Photography

Rebecca Harper

Michelle R

Dion Seneca

Adventures in Arthurville

If you were in the Top Ten or an “Angie & Amy Pick” you can go to this page to find your special Winners Button to display on your blog! Super-huge congratulations for entering such an amazing photo this week!

A Friendly Reminder: To be able to be considered as a winner for our photo challenges, you must follow these guidelines…

1| Only ONE photo can be in your entry post. If there are other photos in your entry post, your photo will not be passed on to the weekly judge.

2| Our button must be in your post (you can find our buttons on our “Grab a Button” page.)

3| You must enter a permalink to your blog post or Flickr entry (not a link to the home page of your blog.)

We hope to see you back here next week where we will be focusing on the EYES! You can find out more about our theme by visiting our Photo Challenge Themes page!

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Molly Novak August 16, 2011

Leesha- your picture is amazing. I hope you have this in a very large print up on a wall someplace! =)

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Hannah August 13, 2011

I’m so honored to have my photo place this week with so many incredible pictures!!! Thanks!

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jonathanfun August 13, 2011

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Dana August 12, 2011

Congrats to ALL of the winners! I loved them all for so many different reasons!

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Misty/Les Cadeaux August 12, 2011

I am thrilled to be an Amy & Angie pick this week!!! Thank You!

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Lara White August 12, 2011

wow, what an incredible collection of images. So many great ones, but I can see why the first place image was selected, just absolutely perfect. Gorgeous!

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Tracy P. August 12, 2011

Ooh, I loved all these! Loved that her #1 criteria was the element of genuine friendship. And the Angie and Amy picks too–I was totally taken by surprise when I immediately got choked up by Chellie Dee’s. Fabulous.

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Leesha August 12, 2011

Oh my goodness! So happy to see my photo of my daughter and her best doggy friend place! Thank you!

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Bobbi Jo August 12, 2011

I have so loved going through these. IwishIwishIwish I’d had time to post something myself!

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