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POTN G-series Speed Challenge #606 - From the ground up

 
Sibil
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Oct 03, 2016 15:28 |  #1

Challenge #606 - From the ground up
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I find shooting up, from the ground level often offers unique perspectives / compositions. With most G-series having articulating screens, shooting from ground up is even easier. Your subject should be higher than the ground. I’ll be looking for unique compositions and lighting.

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Remember, if you post a photo, you may be the winner. Be prepared to host and judge a new challenge, choosing first, second, and third place entries.
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To submit, click Post Reply and put your Photo Name in the Subject Line. Don't forget your Camera Model.

Post until Monday noon GMT, 10 October 2016.

Photo Submissions


  1. Camera -- All Canon G-Sseries cameras:
    G1,G2,G3,G5,G6,G7,G9,G​10,G11,G12,G15,G16,G1 X,G3 X,G5 X,G7 X,G9 X,G1 X Mark II,G7 X Mark II and powershot Pro 1.

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  2. Time -- any on-topic photo taken at any time is eligible, although photos that have won other competitions should NOT be entered.
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  3. Size -- photo must be no less than 800 pixels and no more than 1024 pixels on the longest side, with NO BORDERS.
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  4. Post-Processing -- do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.
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  5. Posting --
    • One photo per photographer in each challenge.
    • Photo Title in the message subject line.
    • Camera model.
    • EXIF data, if you like.

  6. Commenting -- No commenting on photos by anyone, including the photographer. Once the winners are declared, photographers can add comments to their images and everyone is invited to discuss.
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  7. Photo Display -- Photos must appear in this thread to be eligible.
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Time

One challenge every week, on the following schedule:
  • New Topic ... As soon as possible after winning.
  • Posting Starts ... Right after topic is announced.
  • Posting Stops ... Monday noon GMT
  • Winners Announcement ... Tuesday noon GMT.

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This will allow the host to contact you about winning or ineligible photos.
Thank you.
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Click this sentence for Discussion of Rules thread.

Results
Thank you all for your entries. As always, picking a winner from this group of talented G-series shooters is not an easy task. I went back and forth all weekend and finally picked winners based on the composition I liked, and if I could tell whether the shot was truly from the ground up. With that ….

Ground cover, M_Six - A very familiar ground cover since my house used to be surrounded by the same thing.

The Kids Went Up The Hill!, JimAskew – I don’t know why, but your picture reminded me of the movie ‘Sound of Music’.

Castle Rising Monastery, Trumper – Great background complimenting the flower shot from the ground level.

Wind Power, Spoco57 – I like the composition. Simple and effective.

Blowin' In the Wind, Raven – Although the sky gives the shot a nice drama, I am not getting the sense of ‘shooting from the ground up’.

"Not interested at all", Pictoraider – A nice B&W street shot from truly the ground level. Did you get yelled at about taking the picture?

Shoe View, teekay – Very clever. I’d call it signature teekay look. Truly from the ground up with awesome background.

Winners are …
1st - Castle Rising Monastery, Trumper
2nd - Shoe View, teekay
3rd – Tie between Wind Power, Spoco57 & "Not interested at all", Pictoraider

It is all yours, Trumper



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Oct 03, 2016 16:34 |  #2

Ground cover

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/ATjP​UQ] (external link)Ground Cover (external link) by Mark Johnson (external link), on Flickr

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Oct 04, 2016 07:33 |  #3

The Kids Went Up The Hill!
G5X: f/5.6, 1/160th, ISO 200, 9mm


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Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
7D, G5X, 10-22MM EF-S, 17-55MM f/2.8 EF-S IS, 24-105MM f/4 EF L

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Oct 04, 2016 14:25 |  #4

Castle Rising Monastery
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Oct 07, 2016 15:52 |  #5

Wind Power
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Oct 09, 2016 02:12 |  #6

Blowin' In the Wind

G5X

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Jim ~ Canon EOS 7D & 40D | Canon Powershot G5x, G16, G12 & G10 | Sony Cyber-shot RX100 M2 | Canon 17-40mm f/4 L | Canon 24-105mm f/4 L IS | Canon 70-200mm f/4 L IS | Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro |
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Oct 09, 2016 08:28 |  #7

"Not interested at all"
G1-X Mark II, 13mm, f5,6 & 1/640 s, 100 ISO.

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Oct 09, 2016 11:45 |  #8

Shoe View

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Oct 10, 2016 07:02 |  #9

The challenge is now closed; results later today.




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Oct 10, 2016 14:45 |  #10

Results are at the top. Thanks for your submissions.




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Oct 10, 2016 15:54 |  #11

Good choices. Kudos to the winners. Loved them all. Nicely done, folks.


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Oct 10, 2016 17:45 |  #12

Congratulations to Trumper, and thanks for the coveted #2 spot, Sibil!

An interesting challenge, and my own fave was Spoco's beautifully clean shot of the wind turbine.




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Oct 10, 2016 18:32 |  #13

Congrats to the winners! We spent today in Asheville, No. Carolina touring the Biltmore Estate & gardens. Having a great time in & around the Smokies! I will be back into the challenges by the weekend....


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

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Oct 11, 2016 03:10 |  #14

Nice entries. Congratulations to everyone. Thanks Sibil for the theme, hosting and judging.




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Oct 11, 2016 03:22 |  #15

:-) Thank you for the 1st place ,we were away last week so i had to dig into the archives to find a photo.Castle Rising is an disused Priory http://www.english-heritage.org.uk ...-acre-castle-acre-priory/ (external link) well worth a visit if you are in the area.
I enjoyed all the photos this week Teekays made me laugh [hope that was ok LOL :)] and Pictoraiders "Not interested at all" i also wouldn't have the courage to photograph someone in public.
I'll think of a topic and post it up in a minute :)


New challenge up and running http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​468755




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