The Winner of the Decisive Challenge Summer 2012 is....

First of all, thanks to everyone who took part in the image creation and voting process, it's that participation that makes this so fun! I hope we can make the December Challenge an even greater event with the same quality and variety of images we enjoyed this time around.

The Results
The votes have been cast and counted and all that is left is to announce the results. 24 images received votes but there can one be three winners…So here we go.

The winners of the 2012 Decisive Challenge Summer Edition are:

1st Place Winner: Constructivism by Alkis Plithas (Telenous on RFF)

2nd Place WInner: Contemplation by Gail Tang (Who placed last year as well!)

3rd Place Winner: A Dark Place by Lea (Lea on RFF)

I will be contacting the winner so he can have his choice of the prizes, then the second place winner so she may choose from the remaining two prizes. 

The Prizes are:

- 10'" Think Tank Bag
- User grade Nikon F3
- 100' roll of either Arista EDU 100 or 400 film

Nice work everyone and thanks for playing along! Until the next time, this December...Happy Shooting!!

Voting Closed. Tabulation Begins.

The voting for the summer 2012 Challenge is officially closed. Over the next day or so we'll be adding up the votes from all sources and we'll be announcing the winner shortly.

Wednesday Midnight Voting Deadline

Remember that the voting deadline is Wednesday August 29th at Midnight (Pacific time, 3AM Eastern). Have your votes counted!

Time to Vote!!!

We have placed the images up on a server and it's time to vote for your 3 favorite images! Make sure you look at the large versions of all the images, there are some really nice submissions.

Click here to see the Decisive Challenge entries.
Click here if your device doesn't support Flash (iphone & iPad for example).

Voting is Easy!

Simply review the images, jot down the names of your 3 favorites, and post your choices here in this thread. Number them 1 to 3 with 1 being your favorite.

1- Girl in Boat
2- Skyline
3- Easy Does It

It's that simple!

The only rule…no voting for your own image. This will make it a little more fun and make everyone really have a look at the work of other participants.

For now you can vote in 3 Ways (only 1 time total please):

  1. Vote in the thread on
  2. Vote on Facebook.
  3. Vote by Email by sending your vote to: (not preferred).

The only rule…no voting for your own image. This will make it a little more fun and make everyone really have a look at the work of other participants.

Images being prepared for voting!

We're busy putting together the review pages for voting and barring any big snafu it should be ready for you on Wednesday!

Submission Deadline Has Passed.

The submission deadline has now passed. Thank you to everyone who has participated.

Entries will be posted in the coming days for voting so please check back or sign up for automatic updates.

Great stuff everyone!

Deadline for Submitting is Midnight Tonight.

You still have time to submit your entry into the Decisive Challenge. Send along your image by midnight tonight and you're in!

Shooting Phase Complete. How to Submit Your Entry.

Well now comes the fun part, deciding on which image to choose from your outings yesterday! Check out the rules and easy process for submitting your entry on the "Rules and Submission Entry" page.

Remember....your image must be submitted by midnight August 20th (PDT).

A Few Hours Left...

Depending on where you live you may still have a few hours left to
run out and participate in the Challenge. Go for it!!

Time to Shoot! Good Luck!

For those in the Western time zones it's time to get out there and shoot! Have a great time and may you all come back with something that puts a smile on your face.

Remember...once done please do not post any images you're thinking of submitting into the contest anywhere on the web. We'd like to keep this as anonymous as possible so voting is fair.


The Challenge Begins! Go Forth and Shoot!

Here we are, August 5th. Break out your camera and your film or memory card, it's time to shoot! A couple quick things to remember:

  1. Submissions will be in B&W.
  2. Do not share your image(s) you're planning to submit anywhere until after voting is completed. We want this to be anonymous for fair voting.
  3. Submission rules and procedures can be found through the link at the top of the page.
Have fun!!

The Challenge Begins in Asia and Australia!

The sun is coming up in Asia, the Far East and Australia on August 5th so the Challenge is on in those areas! I hope all the participants in that region have a great day out and about!

One day to go for those of us in the Western time zones!

We're on Twitter!

We now have a twitter account set up @DecisiveHCB.

During the Decisive Challenge you can communicate with other participants and interested parties through the use of the following hashtag:


Use the tag to post some pics from where you're shooting, who you're with and just anything you find interesting or amusing on this day of Street Shooting!

This Sunday, August 5th.

Are you busy picking out the camera(s) and lenses you'll be using? I sure am! Remember that you can use any camera you would like and shoot as much as you like, as long as it's on August 5th.

3 Days and counting...