I Heart Faces Photo Challenge | Happiness {April 2012}

April 3, 2012

in Photo Challenge 2012

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge  Happiness

Welcome to the April 2012 “Happiness” I Heart Faces Photo Challenge!

  • This photo challenge is open for photo submissions from Tues (April 3rd) until Friday (April 6th) at noon EST.
  • Our photo challenge theme is “Happiness”. (Photo must include a face.)
  • This month’s featured Guest Photographer Judge is the amazing Amy Wenzel!
  • We accept three forms of entries that you can read about here. Please note that we do not accept any entries from Facebook for our judged photo challenges.
  • If your photo submission has been deleted, it is because you entered your link incorrectly. Feel free to re-submit your entry correctly using a permalink to your post.To be considered as a winner of this month’s photo challenge and to be eligible for prizes you must follow our guidelines. These include: 1) a human face clearly showing in your photo entry, 2) following the theme (Happiness), 3) having only ONE image in your submission, 4) including our button in your submission, and 5) using a permalink to enter the challenge.
  • You can read more info on our How It Works and FAQ’s pages. 
  • Follow our Facebook Fan Page to see if we feature your photo there throughout the week!

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge  Happiness

Happiness Photo Challenge




Please Note: The red “x” under your image is visible only to you. It is a feature that allows you to delete your own entry if you made a mistake when you were uploading it to our photo challenge. :)

Enter Your Photo Submission URL to Win a Canon EOS Rebel T3 -18-55mm Kit! (Value $499)

A BIG thanks to Arlington Camera for sponsoring this month’s photo challenge!

April I Heart Faces Photo Challenge Prize Canon Rebel T3Your link must be entered into the photo challenge above and also into this widget.

Wait for the box to load below (be patient– it might take a minute), follow directions and enter to win. The more boxes you check, the more entries you get. It’s super easy!
You can not leave comments below to enter, you must use the widget below. Please refresh your page and wait for it to load if you don’t see it. Also try a computer, not a phone.



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Please feel free to tell us about your photo entry in the comments section below!

{ 70 comments… read them below or add one }

Lisa April 5, 2012

Carolina-
The same thing was happening to me. I’ve entered my pics before and never encountered this issue. I contacting inlinkz directly and after several different attempts they told me that it was because of my blog design. It’s a dynamic blog template (http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2011/09/dynamic-views-new-blogger-templates.html). Neither the back link back to iheartfaces or the image would work. They said this issue is new to them and they would work on it as dynamic blogs are becoming more popular. So if this is the type of template you use, it could be your reason for no success. –Lisa

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AP Mommy April 5, 2012

I love this theme and it makes my heart happy looking at all these photos. :) Thanks as always for hosting this! :)

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Carolina April 5, 2012

I’ve been trying to upload my entry but no luck :(
I’ve tried more than 7 times but my link and picture doesn’t show up. Can someone help me please? Thanks

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Holly April 4, 2012

I tried the same with the button on 4 sites that it didn’t work on or that wouldn’t load into the contest. The only one I could get to work was Blogger.com It took the button and the entry.

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Britni April 4, 2012

#264 – If that doesn’t makes you smile nothing will. Oh my! :)

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Denaze April 4, 2012

Hi there!! I am having trouble getting the button code to show up on my Flickr comments section (unless its just not showing up for me) can you check my entry?? I have added the code several times but its not working on my end and i copy pasted straight from your site.

PS I love looking at all the wonderful entries!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Lisa Franks April 4, 2012

How can this challenge not just make you smile!!?? After MANY attempts and conversation with inlinkz directly I finally got my image uploaded and linked.

A mother of two little girls myself this picture just captured my heart. (Currently #296)
http://www.moecakesphotography.blogspot.com/2012/03/day-onehundred-fortynine.html

FYI – inlink has said that my problems linking brought a new issue to their attention. If you use a dynamic blog design, then image and backlink to iheartfaces.com does not work. They are working to fix this as dynamic blog designs are becoming more popular! Hope this helps!!!

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Leilani Rogers, Photographer April 4, 2012

#293… How do you choose your happiest photo? It wasn’t easy! But I settled on taking one of my daughter giggling in the bluebonnets. SHE makes ME so happy, and it is a happy, BEAUTIFUL time of year here in Texas!

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Marilyn April 4, 2012

I’m new at this photography art form, but I’ve taken thousands of pictures over the past 11 years…when my first granddaughter was born. Now I have two more granddaughters and have captured lots of “happiness” moments on their faces. I accidentally found this website and “Happiness” photo challenge while searching for some helpful hints on my new camera and thought to myself… “why not” enter some of my shots? Hope you enjoy them too. Everyone who has entered has taken some great pics. Good luck to all…and have fun!

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Teresa April 4, 2012

What a great way to start the month. Love capturing the special happy moments. So many fun entries so far!

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Erica Antesberger April 4, 2012

#291 is my entry….This picture reminded me of the pure happines off just being a kid! She is also my happiness, my daughter Layla!

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Jaymi April 4, 2012

#271

This is from a maternity shoot, mama is at 36 weeks, and they literally felt like jumping in joy! So they went up to a sand dune on the beach and jumped! Jumping at 36 weeks pregnant is pretty impressive if you ask me!

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Raw Footage Photography April 4, 2012

#283 is my entry for the monthly judged I Heart Faces photo challenge. It may be a little unexpected for a “happiness” theme, but right now there is no other photo that floods my heart with pure joy like this one. :)

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Angie & Amy {I Heart Faces} April 4, 2012

@Lisa – If you are having a trouble with Inlinkz, you will need to contact them directly here: http://inlinkz.com/contact.php

Thanks,

-Angie & Amy
co-founders of I Heart Faces

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Candi Dokey April 4, 2012

C.B. is just one in a set of triplets so I always have the most fun photographing these girls. C.B. was on a roll this particular day and I was so fortunate to be able to capturing her contagious laugh through photography. I wasn’t sure I could because I was laughing so hard, I had tears. As you can imagine, looking through the camera with watery eyes doesn’t always make for the best shots. With this one though, I succeeded. I can look at this picture and just hear her laughing! What a great moment and memory!

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Jani April 4, 2012

I took this photo a few weeks back. The mother and the son were having so much fun. It was a beautiful sight. I hope you all enjoy a little piece of Happiness.
Much Love & Many Smiles, Jani

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Melinda April 4, 2012

All of this “Happiness” is quite contagious! What a wonderful challenge to kick off the spring season.

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Jennifer Leigh Tacbas April 4, 2012

Love = A fun, free-spirited little girl milking every ounce of enjoyment out of life!

http://jenniferleighphotos.blogspot.com/2012/04/happiness-i-heart-faces.html

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tinafreysd April 4, 2012

The little kisses my kids give me, them telling me they love me, their little cuddles and so on. Things im generally to busy with the 3 of them to realise such little things mean so much.

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christie April 4, 2012
Shirley Fai April 3, 2012

I really love this challenge! And as I can see, everyone loves this challenge too…Great photos shared to us here!

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Frank C. Perez April 3, 2012

What a fabulous theme for this beautiful spring that is upon us! Thanks for sharing this post. I love it.

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Missy April 3, 2012

Seriously loving these challenges! So inspiring to see all this talent on one page! I’m #226.
http://blog.missymoorephotography.com/2012/04/i-heart-faces-happiness-oklahoma-city-lifestyle-photographer-edmond-lifestyle-photographer/

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Lisa April 3, 2012

I’ve never had an issue uploading an entry before but for some reason I can’t get it to work tonight. It won’t find the image to to use as a thumbnail from the link or when I try to upload it direct….any advice?

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Arwa April 3, 2012

The submissions are great! Good job everyone. Very inspiring.

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Laura April 3, 2012

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8918898@N08/7043461275/in/photostream

It’s been awhile since I’ve done this challenge! Miss it and decided I wanted to come back and join you all 😀

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Bona April 3, 2012

Bath time happiness.

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Bona April 3, 2012

My kids having fun at bath time.

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Alex at Design April 3, 2012

I am so excited about this challange its so positive and the main idea is really very cool. We show the pictures of something real and the camera doesn’t like faking!

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Nancy April 3, 2012

Thank you, I changed the setting now.

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melle e April 3, 2012

Your flickr is set to private! we can’t view your photo :(

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melle e April 3, 2012

My family LOVES to go tubing in the winter. And we always try to devise new ways to go faster down the slopes! In my photo, my kidlet is in the second tube, his friend in the third, and Dad is in the last. I was in the front tube, turned around backwards, trying to get kidlet’s face as we raced down the hill as fast as fast could be!

We had so much fun that day!

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genie April 3, 2012

How exciting to become a part of the challenge. I look forward to learning much for all of you in the weeks to come. genie

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Irena April 3, 2012

This is my first picture in the photo contest and i’m soooo excited :)
I just LOVE this photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/idfotografija/6896371760/in/photostream

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photos by nancy April 3, 2012

http://www.flickr.com/photos/68549205@N08/6896525404/

My happiness entry – my daughter enjoying her very 1st lollypop.

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Helen Gullett April 3, 2012

This is my first time to submit my photo this I Heart Faces Photo Challenge. This is fun!
I like the theme this time. I have tons of my daughter’s photos that express “Happiness” :)
I love to win the camera, since I don’t have any and I love to learn more about photography.
Thanks a lot for a chance to win this awesome camera!

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photos by nancy April 3, 2012

Hopefully, I have entered the contest correctly. I have been facebook fan for a long time and decided it was time to participate and not just peek.
My happiness entry is my daughter trying her very first lollypop – she was happy.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/68549205@N08/6896525404/

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Jessica April 3, 2012

Love the theme!

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Amy Locurto April 3, 2012

Submit a "Happiness" photo to the I Heart Faces Photo Challenge for a chance to win a Canon Rebel T3!! http://t.co/gA0PVxWa

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Amy Locurto April 3, 2012

Enter a HAPPINESS #photo to the #iHeartFaces Photo Challenge! Could win a Canon Rebel T3 @arlingtoncamera #IHFphoto http://t.co/WA2pTKol

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Piya April 3, 2012
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Dennise Keller April 3, 2012

Hi, I have a question??? Can I have more than more than entry???

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Mrs. Claus April 3, 2012

Whenever I look through some of my shots, I always stop and pause on this one (Mrs. Claus #96).

My friend “Hollywood” (long story) just looks genuinely happy in this shot! Hope you like it too!

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katie susick April 3, 2012

what a fabulous theme for this beautiful spring that is upon us!

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Gina April 3, 2012

I had to choose the photo of my son with my mom. Their bond has been amazing since the day he was born & the happiness that exudes from both of them when they are together just shines on through in my image.

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Christy April 3, 2012

Looking at all the pictures so far has put a huge smile on my face. Great photos.

My daughter swinging… usually brings happiness to any child, lol. http://www.flickr.com/photos/48928557@N06/6895780072/in/photostream

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Veronica April 3, 2012

Can’t wait to check out these entries : )

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Brie April 3, 2012

I love this challenge, nothing to me looks better in a photo then genuine emotion and to me happiness is just hands down my favorite one to capture.

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Shannon April 3, 2012

Awww, I love this challenge! What a nice way to start spring, a bunch of happy, smiling faces :)

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