The Weekly Challenge 4 - 9 November.

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
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    Bill Shinnick
    Lightmancer (aka Bill) has set an interesting topic for us.

    I've given it some thought and would like the next topic to be "Juxtaposition"

    Juxtaposition is "the act of positioning close together or side by side". I look for humour in juxtaposition - two unusual things (or people) that come together by accident or design to form a pleasing whole. Contrast is often important, as is "visual dissonance" - the sort of thing that makes you laugh, or say "I'd never have expected that!"​

    You might remember that Don (aka Streetshooter) set an Image Quest back in May-June along similar lines - you can find it HERE and also check the Gallery. It may help to check it out for ideas.

    PS: The WC and IQ are quite separate and different so Juxtaposition is a perfectly fine theme and not a repeat.
     
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  2. AzPete

    AzPete SC Veteran

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    Dec 24, 2010
    sorry for the questions. does it mean when you say side by side using two photos together to make one?
    im such a noob.
    thanks,

    Pete


    well after taking a look at Don's photos in the first post it looks like a no. dont worry all, ill get this eventually.
     
  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
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    Pete the object of this exercise is to find juxtaposition in one scene - ie one image. Reading Don's thread and looking at the Gallery using the links above might make it clearer.
     
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  4. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
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    Bill Palmer
    Sorry, yes, Bill's exactly right. One image only please, with two contrasting/conflicting elements that, brought together by accident or design - by chance or by the photographer, entertain or amuse.
     
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  5. AzPete

    AzPete SC Veteran

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    Dec 24, 2010
    with a name like Bill you cant go wrong...thanks guys
     
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  6. woof

    woof SC Veteran

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    Sep 23, 2011
    I take a lot of architecture, and have been seeing how well the LX-5 will do with my usual workflow. I am increasingly attached to this little camera. Look at the dynamic range and especially how it has held detail in the highlights. I won't fib... this is a three shot bracket (hand held) at two stops apart... -2, 0, +2 with -1/3 exposure compensation. I was not looking for HDR "effect" just a wide range...

    The following is intended to be a bit of an abstract, but it was also expressly intended as a juxtaposition between modern architecture and more traditional architecture. Among other things, it has a reflection of the traditional architecture in the window of the modern architecture... which was intentional. I tried both a polarized and non-polarized version and in the end felt that there is meaning in the reflection that informs or enhances an understanding of the juxtaposition. Anyway... it falls short of having a lot of humor as discussed by Bill, but I hope it remains a viable entry nonetheless ... kind regards,

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  7. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Occupy Philly, GXR A12 28
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  8. summerkl

    summerkl SC Veteran

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    Oct 11, 2010
    Vancouver, Canada
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    Part of this exhibit was red umbrellas hanging from the ceiling. Only when I got home did I notice the sunlight streaming across the floor - Volia - juxtaposition!

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  9. kathyh

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    Jul 13, 2010
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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/54936360@N04/6317997949/" title="Stalin by kh1942, on Flickr">[​IMG]"777" height="1000" alt="Stalin"></a>

    M9
     
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  10. BBW

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

    X100
     
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  11. retow

    retow SC All-Pro S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 24, 2010
    GXR with 50 Sonnar
     
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  12. Booka

    Booka SC Regular

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    Jul 5, 2011
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    A quick photo opportunity while walking down the street in greece. I think it fits into the category fairly well. Taken with a canon s5.

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  13. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
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    Kyle Krug
    I am such a newb, I am not quite sure whether this even qualifies, but here it goes:

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/krugorg/6318704237/" title="Classic Huge Boot Wedding Photo by krugorg, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1008" height="680" alt="Classic Huge Boot Wedding Photo"></a>

    The classic wedding photograph - party sitting on the world's largest boot.

    Taken with Oly E-P3 and 12mm during a day trip to Red Wing, Minnesota.
     
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  14. pictor

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  15. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 12, 2010
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    I can see already that this is gonna be a tough one... great entries! I really like this theme also! Now to find something fitting...
     
  16. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
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    Antonio
    Barbería

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/6062167193/" title="Barberia by ramirezaponte, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1024" height="1024" alt="Barberia"></a>

    Cheers,

    Antonio
     
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  17. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
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    A little over 8 hours to post - be in it to win it!
     
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  18. AzPete

    AzPete SC Veteran

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    Dec 24, 2010
    The girl and the bear

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  19. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/6208624719/" title="Edinburgh by Briar34, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1024" height="768" alt="Edinburgh"></a>

    GRD3
     
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  20. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
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    Bill Palmer
    Okay, one from me:

    [​IMG]"600" height="412" alt="Monsoon 2"></a>[/IMG]
     
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