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Speed Challenge #47 OPEN

 
Robuk
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Apr 06, 2008 09:28 |  #1

Speed Challenge #47 OPEN

One of the hardest things about this comp now is coming up with a new subject :D so I have chosen for this comp an OPEN Catergory, as I like making my life hard on the judging side :lol:.......... Post anything you want, (bar any form of full nudity) and it would be great to see the best image that you have taken..........

Can I also add, for people who just come in to see whats being posted and might like a copy, that pictures entered into this competition are the copyright of the respective photographers, even though most of them do not show a copyright mark, so if you like the pictures you see please contact the photographer as I'm sure they will have no problem selling you a print.

Rob

Images submitted should conform to the current forum guidelines (maximum of 1024 pixels on the longest side, and 150Kb for attachments).

This comp is all about having a bit of fun, and I look forward to seeing everyones interpretation of the subject, and good luck.

Posting will end at 12:00am GMT (MIDNIGHT) Saturday April 12, 2008.

Winners will be announced as soon as possible after the contest has closed.

Photo Submissions:
1. Camera -- Any Canon DSLR Camera
2. Time -- any on-topic photo taken at any time is eligible, although photos that have won other competitions should NOT be entered.
3. Size -- Please see here for Image posting rules. http://photography-on-the.net/forum/...d.php​?t=1945104.
4. Post-Processing -- do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.
5. Posting --* ONE PHOTO per photographer in each challenge.* Photo Name in the message subject line.* Camera model & lens used.* Notes -- post brief EXIF data including ISO, shutter speed and aperture used.
6. Commenting -- No commenting during challenge. When the posting is closed and a winner has been declared, comments can be made in this thread.

One challenge every week, on the following schedule:
New Topic ... After winner is declared.
Posting Starts ... Right after topic is announced.
Posting will end at 12:00am GMT (MIDNIGHT) Saturday April 12, 2008.

Winners Announcement ... As soon as possible after the contest has been closed. Good Luck and HAVE FUN !


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Stefan ­ A
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Apr 06, 2008 13:07 |  #2

Jefferson Memorial

Camera: 40D

Here is a recent photo I am proud of. It's the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C. taken at dawn. Exif included.

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Apr 06, 2008 14:14 |  #3

Taken in the Flordia Everglades a week or so ago. I've been told it's a female Boat Tailed Grackle.

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
Byte size: ZERO | Content warning: NOT AN IMAGE


Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D
Flash Used: No
Focal Length: 400.0mm
Exposure Time: 0.0013 s (1/800)
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO equiv: 100
Exposure Bias: -0.33
Metering Mode: Matrix
Exposure: aperture priority (semi-auto)

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Apr 06, 2008 17:32 |  #4

Here's a butterfly with OPEN wings.
Rebel XT, 70-200 f/2.8L IS, ISO400, f/4, 1/800.

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
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Apr 06, 2008 18:53 |  #5

Title: Open eye on you.

Canon Xti, 70-200 mm f4 L @ 109 mm, f4, ISO 400, 1/180th, adjustments in Aperture 2 and CS3.

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Apr 06, 2008 19:25 as a reply to sf1's post |  #6

I'll stay with the word open

Open heart surgery.

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1/200 f14
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Apr 06, 2008 19:45 |  #7

eyes wide open

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Apr 06, 2008 19:52 as a reply to airfrogusmc's post |  #8

Already posted on this site... Still like it!

Feel locked as opposed to open. ;)

50mm, F/4, 1/1600, ISO 100 & Lomo action in CS2

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Jason ­ C
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Apr 07, 2008 00:48 |  #9

"only me..."

Canon 40D
1/50th sec @ f/2.8 ISO400
existing light, remote shot, PP w/DPP

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Apr 07, 2008 11:34 as a reply to Jason C's post |  #10

Say AHHH!

Staying with the "OPEN" theme (athough I don't think this is quite what Rob had in mind...;))

Canon 40D
EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Focal Length: 400mm
Av: f/5.6
Tv:1/400 sec
ISO: 250
Exposure Mode: Manual
Metering: Spot

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Apr 07, 2008 15:36 as a reply to dilorenzo1954's post |  #11

Eyes Wide

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Apr 07, 2008 15:42 |  #12

IMAGE: http://www.the-aperture.com/EE/photos/normal/20080219_APER1995.jpg

photographer: Pete Bennett
shooting date: Feb 19, 2008
camera: Canon 1D Mk II N
lens: Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM @ 135mm (175mm in 35mm film SLR)
aperture: f/2
shutter speed: 1/640s
ISO: 100
metering: Evaluative

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Apr 07, 2008 16:39 |  #13

Pete wrote in post #5279807 (external link)
[IMG]http://www.the-aperture.com ...080219_APER1995.jpg​[\img] (external link)

photographer: Pete Bennett
shooting date: Feb 19, 2008
camera: Canon 1D Mk II N
lens: Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM @ 135mm (175mm in 35mm film SLR)
aperture: f/2
shutter speed: 1/640s
ISO: 100
metering: Evaluative

Pete, change the [\img] for This will fix it!



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Apr 07, 2008 17:31 |  #14

dilorenzo1954 wrote in post #5278161external link
Staying with the "OPEN" theme (athough I don't think this is quite what Rob had in mind...;))

I think you may just be right there Ed :D but no one reads the rules any more :lol:

I love Pete's enterpretation, and it should be named............... It failed to "open" :lol::lol:

Some cracking images Guys and Gals........... Keep um coming :D

Rob

ps Stefan, Fire34, Airfrog and Shanny............

I hate to be a pain, but could you edit your posts to show brief EXIF data including ISO, shutter speed and aperture used, as a few of us really want to know how you took your pics......... cheers for that Rob


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Apr 07, 2008 19:05 |  #15

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