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The Weekly Challenge 1-6 July 2011.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Olli has chosen the next theme:

    I think I will go with the theme of 'Iconic' - interpreted any way people choose.


    Just a reminder that the challenge closes at 8PM NYC time on Wednesday 6 July. Only one image per member although replacing an image is permitted.
     
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  2. akulya

    akulya SC Veteran

    219
    Mar 1, 2011
    5890030051_556fdc5d3e_z.
    Gustav Holst
     
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  3. Photorx12

    Photorx12 SC Regular

    177
    May 31, 2011
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  4. Penny

    Penny SC Veteran

    384
    Aug 26, 2010
    Outside Liverpool Uk
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/47249223@N08/5349277968/" title="Stawberry Fields- by penipics, on Flickr"> 5349277968_4aa9602120_b. "1024" height="681" alt="Strawberry Fields-"></a>
    These are the original gates to 'Strawberry Fields' which John Lenon of the Beatles made famous in the song of the same name.
     
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  5. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5895042785/" title="7-11-15-Edit-2-Edit.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 5895042785_d42feff29c_b. "1024" height="680" alt="7-11-15-Edit-2-Edit.jpg"></a>
     
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  6. Alf

    Alf SC Top Veteran

    652
    Oct 11, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
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  7. mmacleodbrown

    mmacleodbrown SC Regular

    197
    Oct 10, 2010
    London
    Here we are, my trusty S95 early one winter morning, no skill in taking the photo as it was the early morning light that made the colours on this one - no PP at all, just straight out the camera...
    This is the last example of a London Victorian Power station left in the City, also used on the cover of Pink Floyds 'Animals'

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrmackyb/5715596647/" title="IMG_0524 by MrMackyB, on Flickr"> 5715596647_c465cc41f6_b. "1024" height="575" alt="IMG_0524"></a>

    Personally for me, this building really says something, it is grim, foreboding and yet beautiful in its own way and I love it....
     
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  8. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Makes me want to cry that they took the roof off and gutted a lot of the interior. :(
     
  9. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
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  10. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    Smeaton's Tower

    The first lighthouse in the world to be built in the shape of an oak tree and to use dovetailed interlocking granite blocks, it guarded the Eddystone reef off Plymouth from 1759 until 1882 and was then re-erected on Plymouth Hoe.

    1010569.

    Barrie
     
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  11. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Ricoh GXR 50mm A12

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  12. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
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  13. Hyubie

    Hyubie SC Veteran

    360
    Jun 8, 2011
    Massachusetts
    The Nation

    Here's the best result I've had with much trial and error. Hope it makes the cut. :smile:

    5907102710_6c4667733b_z.

    Taken with an E-PL1 and Canon FD 50mm @ f/5.6 (or something close to it :biggrin:)
     
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  14. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    Sports Icon

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5907510946/" title="El boxeador I by ramirezaponte, on Flickr"> 5907510946_36a4663cdf_o. "683" height="1024" alt="El boxeador I"></a>

    Not to be considered for voting, as I have once again failed to comply with the rules of the WC by not using a compact camera. Taken with a Canon 50D and 70-200 4.0 IS L.

    Regards,

    Antonio
     
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  15. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    olli
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  16. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    If you haven't posted yet there's still 15 hours to go.
     
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  17. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    Antonio, what an expression on the boxer. Fantastic picture. Love the post processing too.
     
  18. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    The Forth Railway Bridge

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/5879055188/" title="South Queensferry by Briar34, on Flickr"> 5879055188_b6d186582f_b. "1024" height="1024" alt="South Queensferry"></a>

    Captured with the X100 and pp'd with color efex pro 3
     
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  19. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    as usual there are some good images

    well done all you lot who are beat me yet again
     
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  20. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Bill, you only get beat because your honest.
    Besides that, your recent work is really getting very nice.
    Don
     
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