It's time to post the entries in our Dogme1 Photo Contest. We've recieved six entries from three countries, posted below. Here's what the contest is all about. It's good fun. We here at Cycle Chic, and Erik whose brilliant mind developed the Dogme1 concept, will vote on the winner and get back to you in a couple of days. The winner will recieve a Cycle Chic poster See what it looks like here.
I hereby present the six challengers:
Entry Number One
What: My little friend could not reach the pedals from the seat of this hot pink chopper. Wearing a hat vs. a helmet while trying to negotiate a lumber pile with a rabid dog in tow.
Location: Levis Trow mounds, Wisconsin
Weather: 65 deg. F. winds WSW 5 mph
Participants: Botsiebee, Disco, 150 belligerent volunteers from throughout the upper Midwest.
Cause: Gnomefest V ( www.gnome-fest.net )
Entry Number Two
Country: UK [Photo taken in Osijek, Croatia]
I claim entry for the following criteria:
-The bicycle has a handlebar-basket mounted. CHECK
-The lady wears high boots - NOT VISIBLE, BUT SHE WAS!
-The lady is wearing a huge scarf REALLY HUGE. AND STRIPY TOO.
-The lady is concerned about other things than traffic. ME - HER EYES SAY, "WTF?"
-The lady has some sort of large messy bag hanging from her shoulder or on the bicycle. TWO
-The lady looks miffed / mentally absent/ CHECK.
-The lady isn't wearing a helmet. CHECK
-The photo is shot from close distance and from the front. CHECK
-Flash is used. CHECK
Sorry about the poor focus - damp conditions may have misted my lens. ;-)
Entry Number Three
Contestant: Jill Keto from Practical Chic.
This is for your consideration for the Dogme 1 photo competition. Included: miffed expression, in Seattle Washington (USA), heels, skirt, iPhone, flowers, basket, front view, not concentrating on traffic, stunt puppy in basket. Thank you!!
-- Jill Keto
Entry Number Four
Contestants: Michal & Witek from Lodz Cycle Chic.
Entry Number Five
Contestant: Úna [Adrienne's daughter]
She wants my bike, my purse and my glasses!
'She' is my 9 year old daughter Úna Isobel. This picture was taken outside my home just before I left for an engagement. Úna wanted to go, too.
Taken from front.
basket (on back)
bike too big
Entry Number Six
Picture of me taken on the Coastal Trail in Half Moon Bay, CA. My daughter shot the photo after I set it up. Picture has been altered for colour.
Taken from (almost) front.
Basket (on back of bike)
Big Purse (in basket)