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Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #172 - Holiday Spirit

 
John_B
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Dec 04, 2010 17:59 |  #1

Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #172

Holiday Spirit

Well for many the Holidays are not to far away, so why not show photos displaying the Holiday Spirit.
With this weeks topic post a photo of something that you feel shows the Holiday Spirit.
Any interpretation of this weeks challenge is welcome.



This challenge begins when posted, and will end at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, December 11th, 2010.
Winner of this challenge will be announced shortly thereafter.



Standard Rules apply:
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 visit Image Posting Rules.
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.
7. Have questions, PM me.
8. Have FUN!


One challenge every week, on the following schedule:

* New Topic - After winner is declared.
* Posting Starts - Right after topic is announced.
* Posting Ends - 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time Saturday, December 11th, 2010.
* Winner from this competition decides the theme of the next one (and judges it for a winner) after this competition is closed.


Previous Winners
Previous Winners, part 2


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Ryno
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Dec 05, 2010 14:13 |  #2

This is one i call "Livin' ain't easy" :D

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Canon 7D
EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
0.01 sec (1/100)
f/5.6
45 mm
ISO 100

(I hope no one was expecting Snow :lol: )

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KungPao
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Dec 05, 2010 20:18 |  #3

View from the inside of a Present

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5D II
24-105 f/4L @ 24mm
f/22
2.5"
ISO 50



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Maureen ­ Souza
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Dec 06, 2010 18:01 as a reply to KungPao's post |  #4

The Tree

5DII135 lens
1/80
2.0

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Life is hard...but I just take it one photograph at a time.

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Greg ­ K.
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Dec 06, 2010 19:50 |  #5

Merry Christmas

Camera: T2i
Lens: ES-F 18-55 IS @ 43.0mm
Aperture: f/5.0
Shutter: 0.6s
ISO: 800

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Canon 6D | EF 24-105 f/4 L | EF 100-400L II | EF 40mm f/2.8 | Rokinon 14mm f/2.8
Canon T2i (Ha modded) | EF-S 18-55 IS | EF-S 55-250 IS
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Mike53545
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Dec 06, 2010 21:20 as a reply to Greg K.'s post |  #6

Lights in the Park

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Canon 50D
EF 85 f/1.8
TV: 30 seconds
AV: f/11
Manual Exposure
ISO 100

Couple of Canons, and a couple L's :cool:

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airfrogusmc
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Dec 09, 2010 19:00 as a reply to Mike53545's post |  #7

Holiday Spirit in the Keys

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5D 24L
ISO 3200
1/80 at f/1.8
manual
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mguffin
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Dec 09, 2010 19:17 as a reply to airfrogusmc's post |  #8

Santa gets a high-five

1D Mk II, 50mm f/1.4
1/250, f/4.5, ISO400

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dilorenzo1954
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Wandering the streets...
Dec 10, 2010 19:55 as a reply to mguffin's post |  #9

All I Want for Christmas is...

All I Want for Christmas is...

Canon 5D
EF24-105mm f/4
50mm@ f/7.1
1/50 sec
100 ISO
Manual Exposure

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Ed

“A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into.” ~Ansel Adams

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Jason ­ C
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Dec 11, 2010 00:58 as a reply to dilorenzo1954's post |  #10

Sleepy Eyed Dreams on the Eve of Christmas

Sleepy Eyed Dreams on the Eve of Christmas

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40D
50/1.8 mkii
1/40th sec
f/2.8
iso 800

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kent ­ andersen
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Dec 11, 2010 08:10 |  #11

IMAGE: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4069/4218600806_4b46c39119_z.jpg
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hanna longing for christmas (external link) by andersen_kent (external link), on Flickr

Camera Canon EOS 400D Digital
Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 135 mm
ISO Speed 800

Living in Austria, I am so glad that there is stuff like Gimp out there...
I am a happy giver, so if you find any misspelling in my text, you can keep them... :)
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John_B
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Dec 11, 2010 17:03 |  #12

Thanks to all contributors, this challenge is now closed :)

3rd place goes to "Merry Christmas" by Greg K.
A great photo giving a warm Christmas feel ;)

2nd place goes to "Holiday Spirit in the Keys" by airfrogusmc
This one was just a unique spirit :)

1st place goes to "Santa gets a high-five" by mguffin
This photo just showed the holiday spirit better then all others to my eyes.
Well done!...

Thanks to all contributors as all the photos were great! :)


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airfrogusmc
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Dec 11, 2010 17:12 as a reply to John_B's post |  #13

Way to go mguffin. Great job John and a timely topic, thanks for the 2nd place and congrats to Greg K..




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monty28428
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Dec 11, 2010 17:39 |  #14

Congrats mguffin!

Way to go Allen & Greg K - I got a big kick out of your's Allen :-)

Awesome bunch of photo's everybody.




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airfrogusmc
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Dec 11, 2010 17:43 |  #15

monty28428 wrote in post #11435409external link
Congrats mguffin!

Way to go Allen & Greg K - I got a big kick out of your's Allen :-)

Awesome bunch of photo's everybody.

:lol::lol: Thanks Monty,

Key West is really sump'm any time of the year but as the snow starts here it looks really good 'bout now. :lol:




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