SiJ 2018 - Day Twelve.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    “Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.”
    Dorothea Lange
    1895 – 1965

    Lange was a photojournalist made famous by her photographs taken during the Depression-era in the United States.
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  2. Don't think I'll be getting out today. So here's my safe shot. Toby atop his favourite viewing platform, the green waste bin, behind the bougainvillea where he can laze and lurk at the same time.

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  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Guess who hasn't been working out?

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  4. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    I guess this had to be in colour, the result of an early outing on a frosty morning.


    Vapour trail-Frosty dawn

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  5. theoldsmithy

    theoldsmithy All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 7, 2013
    Herefordshire, England
    Martin Connolly
    Foggy today. The churchyard looks suitably atmospheric.
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  6. drd1135

    drd1135 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
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  7. marlof

    marlof Trying to focus Subscribing Member

    Dec 25, 2010
    The Netherlands
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  8. As a colleague of mine often said when both of us were still teaching - "you teach the way you were taught". Subsequently I'm not a big fan of gimmicks in photography. However, with another day of bad weather I decided to play around "outta' the box" for a minute or two. Truth is, I missed the focus a bit too.
    . . . David
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  9. Hanneke

    Hanneke Regular

    Sep 17, 2012
    The Netherlands
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  10. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Oo. Look. My weekend entertainment has arrived. A book about a man who thinks laughing stock is shares in a nitrous oxide factory.
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  11. Hageneth

    Hageneth Regular

    Jan 8, 2017
    Two Clocks
    Quick shot while waiting for the bus in my local town
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  12. MoonMind

    MoonMind All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Dec 29, 2013
    I had set this up against the day when I would be unable to shoot anything regular, so here you go with the most trivial non-shot:

    The reason why I didn't get out to shoot is a lot less trivial. We lost a young colleague today - he drowned while swimming in our school's pool on his own over lunchtime. No details yet - though whatever happened, it's a tragedy.

    I apologise for the incongruity - the image was never meant to be used in such a context. Had I not prepared it for an "emergency", I wouldn't have taken it at all. But as it stands, we do have to keep going; so in a way, it's the most extraordinary metaphor ...

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  13. tonyturley

    tonyturley Hall of Famer

    Nov 24, 2014
    Scott Depot, WV, USA
    Winged Euonymus, Euonymus alatus, aka "Burning Bush". A common ornamental that is often found in our local forests. Known for its bright crimson Autumn color, it is an Oriental import considered to be an invasive species.

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  14. Bobby Tingle

    Bobby Tingle Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 31, 2013
    Louisville, Ky
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  15. Briar

    Briar Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010
    So sorry Matt, hope you are okay.

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  16. ajramirez

    ajramirez Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
  17. Briar

    Briar Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010

    Day Twelve - the wrong ... who am I kidding, it’s Friday!

    I took a shortcut to the train station this evening and came across an unexpected, macabre light show in the tunnel. Tried my best to catch the moving images with the LX100 as the pedestrians passed by. It coped much better than I expected - what with the movement and the low light. My shortcut didn’t work out so well as I missed my train but at least you get some respite from the leaves on day twelve!

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  18. donlaw

    donlaw All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 14, 2012
    39630052062_68d4400d08_c.jpg SIJ2018 Day 12 by donlaw200, on Flickr
    My colleagues Alan & Julia are as thrilled as I was to be finished with several days of work. We were watching the deteriorating weather all day and just as we were leaving heavy snow began to fall. Delayed flight due to deicing, but made the connection in Chicago and back home for the bewitching hour of midnight!
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  19. NoSeconds

    NoSeconds Top Veteran

    Jan 1, 2017
    I found my happy place today, great food and even better beer, consumed in good company to celebrate my beautiful wife’s birthday!

    Only about one click from the holiday house too...


    Occy’s Hopsessed Double IPA is my favourite so far, pending further research... :biggrin:
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  20. ajramirez

    ajramirez Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    This is a really wonderful photo!
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