The Weekly Challenge 18 - 23 May.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, May 18, 2012.

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  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Milan (aka pictogramax) has set a pertinant theme for us to ponder this week.

    As for the next theme, here we have a cold wave with rain that just won't stop, preventing me to continue with our "May Prompts Challenge".

    So to chase it away, I propose this week's theme to be "SUN"!​

    If that sun still refuses to shine you are free to enter an older image.
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    I have a bunch of good ones in the can already, but the sun is shining today so I'm gonna try to find a way to harness its' energy.
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  3. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Hmm, the sun is shining here as well, unfortunately there is a great thick bank of cloud between us and it, I guess it must be there, we don't need the lights on :frown:

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  4. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Here we go: Sun-Sun-Sun. refelectons of sun in a beautiful statue.

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  5. Hyubie

    Hyubie SC Veteran

    Jun 8, 2011
  6. texascbx

    texascbx SC Veteran

    Jul 10, 2010
    Canton Texas
    Ironic that this dog is totally blind.

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  7. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Nov 12, 2010
    I'm not a morning person and the sun rises pretty darn early this time of year, so I don't get to see the sunrise very often... but just for once I was awake to see it, and I loved the silvery-golden reflection off the dewy grass :smile: we live in a beautiful world...

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  8. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    This is my favorite reminder of the sun (and my son) was the last evening sun of the summer here in rainy Seattle..
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  9. Normally I'm out early in the mornings. Haven't been up to it lately. Here's a shot from my backyard just a short time ago.

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    Sundown by kyte50, on Flickr
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  10. nikki

    nikki SC Top Veteran

    Sep 12, 2011
    Dublin ,Ireland
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  11. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 18, 2011
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wonderful entries already! And thank you - your magic worked and we finally have sunny days here:wink:
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  12. Spode

    Spode SC Regular

    Jul 26, 2011
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  13. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf SC Top Veteran

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    Boys of Summer

    Here at the beach this week:

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  14. Panut

    Panut SC Regular

    May 8, 2012

    Ultra wide and upside down! :)

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  15. Vnz

    Vnz SC Rookie

    Jan 31, 2012
    <a href="" title="Sunflower_early morning by 35millimeter, on Flickr"> 7249898812_8af8a6c3e5_c. "1000" alt="Sunflower_early morning"></a>

    These sunflowers looked amazing with the early morning sun streaming through the windows.


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  16. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    The sun was going down tonight and lined up with the dogs looking out the screen. Lucy's face was totally in shadow, so I tweaked the daylights out of it in some HDR software. Over processed, but she's still lovely.
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    sunset Lucy by Lukinosity, on Flickr
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  17. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Finally it has something to record

    This is a sunshine hours recorder, it's not had a lot to record in recent weeks, however summer has arrived in the last couple of days and some nice long traces are being recorded at last.

    Panasonic G1 with 45mm, f/2.8 P/L

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  18. Alf

    Alf SC Top Veteran

    Oct 11, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
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  19. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
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  20. Jules

    Jules SC Regular

    Feb 3, 2012
    Bremer Valley, Australia
    The afternoon light in our back paddock during winter is just lovely. Our fences are a little less lovely, but I still find them photogenic!

    <a href="" title="Sharp rays of sunshine by julie | anne, on Flickr"> 7254748800_e140008261_b. "800" height="533" alt="Sharp rays of sunshine"></a>
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