SiJ 2018 - Day Four.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    A quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupery: “Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away”.
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Three stagesof bloom.

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  3. theoldsmithy

    theoldsmithy All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 7, 2013
    Herefordshire, England
    Martin Connolly
    Miniature effect, plus further adjustments in Luminar2018
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  4. marlof

    marlof Trying to focus Subscribing Member

    Dec 25, 2010
    The Netherlands
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  5. NoSeconds

    NoSeconds Top Veteran

    Jan 1, 2017
    Didn’t think I was going to get one today, flat out at work and the temperature difference between inside the car and outside, coupled with high humidity made it almost impossible to get something that didn’t look like a bad attempt at vasoline smeared soft bokeh...

    Parker Point iron ore port, Dampier Western Australia.

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  6. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    I had to wait in today for a delivery, it came this afternoon just before the sun shone behind the cloud and in line with this hedgerow tree behind my cottage. I did have a banker shot from my front door early this morning, overcast, gloomy and damp. There will be another opportunity to get one like that this month for certain.

    Winter tracery

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  7. tonyturley

    tonyturley Hall of Famer

    Nov 24, 2014
    Scott Depot, WV, USA
    Flowering Crabapples, Malus spp., are ornamental trees that produce showy blossoms and brightly colored fruits known as pommes. There are some 30 distinct species of crabapple and hundreds of cultivars, making exact identification difficult. This particular tree has brilliant white & pink flowers in the spring, and holds its fruit through the winter. Other species drop the fruit when it ripens. Crabapple fruit tends to be very sour, even bitter, although some varieties are used to make jelly.

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  8. Covey22

    Covey22 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Feb 3, 2012
    In the thick of it, I'm not even stepping out - the wind gusts are enough to put someone down.

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  9. My Mum used to make crabapple jelly. It was quite nice but I preferred other kinds of jam. We had a tree in the back yard. No idea what kind, I didnt know there were so many different cultivars.
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  10. MoonMind

    MoonMind All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Dec 29, 2013
    I thought I would have to resort to some kind of last-minute safety shot, but then came across these guys:

    In spite of the weather, they were enjoying themselves quite a bit.

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  11. Covey22

    Covey22 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Feb 3, 2012
    Now that is a *lot* of sheep. And everything that comes with it! :D
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  12. I'll be a bit professorial for a moment, da' weather really sucks up in northern Vermont today. No way of getting out for a photo moment.
    Also, let me apologize for my "imaging sin". I have been testing out an aging Jupiter 8 50mm f2 on my M-E and R-D1s and wondered how it would do on my X-E2. Quite well apparently. 'Sorry for the indiscretion. ;-)
    . . . David
    Carousel - X-E2 and Jupiter 8.jpg
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  13. Hanneke

    Hanneke Regular

    Sep 17, 2012
    The Netherlands
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  14. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Oscar loves a rawhide bone. I mean *really* loves it. He's had this one all week. He won't even think about chewing it for another couple of days. It's the centre of his world; he carries it, sleeps with it and hides it from the cat...
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  15. Tim Williams

    Tim Williams Top Veteran

    May 31, 2017
    Central Florida
    Timothy Williams
    Ladies and Gents I had to attend to a wounded citizen late today so hardly any time left Park-XL.jpg to shoot, But Good News. I managed to capture a group of Floridians enjoying the 48 degree temps at a local downtown park. They were so photogenic I didn't put any effort into post. Here's to better shooting tomorrow.
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  16. donlaw

    donlaw All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 14, 2012
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    Aug 13, 2012
  18. ajramirez

    ajramirez Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
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