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Digital Camera Speed Challenge #474 - Smoke, fog, mist or vapour

 
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Aug 29, 2017 18:04 |  #1

Digital Camera Speed Challenge #474 - Smoke, fog, mist or vapour

Right now my area is covered in thick, stinking smoke from forest fires, making working or photographing outdoors unpleasant and unhealthy, but other kinds of smoke and mist can result in fine images. So look in your archives or even light some incense (or whatever) and show us what you can do.


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RESULTS!

Thanks to everybody for a goodly number of entries this week and here are a few comments on them:

texkam - "Out Of the Early Morning Mist" – gives a great impression of what it must've been like to run in conditions like that.

rwmson – "Opposing Diamonds" – I looked long and hard at this and really couldn't make out what it was. It seems far too symmetrical to be an actual photograph of smoke, mist etc. and I don't see where the diamonds fit in. Nice photo though, so please explain!

sandwedge - "Morning Fog and Steam: Norris Geyser Basin"– what more could one ask for? Fog and steam combined – very nice!

PaulB - "The Old Bridge – Edinburgh" - bridges disappearing into the fog are a favourite of mine. Good one.

OldCrow "– The Photographers" – a beautiful photograph reminiscent of an old oil painting. I love it!

WINNERS!

#1 – OldCrow
#2 – texkam
#3 - sandwedge

So it's all yours Don – take it away!


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The challenge begins when posted, and will end at 8am Pacific time, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 The winner will be announced shortly thereafter.

CHALLENGE RULES:

1. Camera: Any DIGITAL CAMERA is allowed, (not just DSLR)
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: See standard P.O.T.N. 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.
6. Details: Show camera model & lens used. Post brief EXIF data including ISO, shutter speed and aperture used.
7. Commenting: Please, NO COMMENTING (or "Likes") DURING THE CHALLENGE but feel free to make comments in this thread after a winner has been declared.
8. Content: Keep it clean, and both Family and Work safe.
9. Have questions? PM me.
10. Have FUN!

* THE WINNER ALWAYS SETS THE THEME FOR THE NEXT CHALLENGE, POSTS IT AND JUDGES IT - BE PREPARED! A new challenge should be posted ASAP after you have been declared the winner.




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Aug 30, 2017 00:00 |  #2

Out Of The Early Morning Mist
Winning the Dallas New Years 10 Miler.

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Aug 30, 2017 06:35 |  #3

Opposing Diamonds


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Aug 31, 2017 08:31 |  #4

Morning Fog And Steam: Norris Geyser Basin

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Sep 02, 2017 06:44 |  #5

The Old Bridge - Edinburgh


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Sep 03, 2017 06:26 |  #6

The Photographers


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Sep 06, 2017 10:28 |  #7

Challenge now closed. Results soon.




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Results now posted at the top.




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Sep 06, 2017 11:52 |  #9

Opposing Diamonds is incense smoke shot against a black background with just a touch of post processing. ;-)a The photo was replicated/rotated/fli​pped in PS. The diamonds are rather faint and are mid-point on both left and right side.


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Sep 06, 2017 12:31 |  #10

Congrats, OldCrow. Beautiful shot!


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Sep 06, 2017 12:42 |  #11

Thank you for the nod teekay. Well done texkam and sndwedge.

Appreciate your comment sandwedge.

New challenge is posted.


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Sep 06, 2017 13:26 |  #12

rwmson wrote in post #18445945 (external link)
Opposing Diamonds is incense smoke shot against a black background with just a touch of post processing. ;-)a The photo was replicated/rotated/fli​pped in PS. The diamonds are rather faint and are mid-point on both left and right side.

Sorry I just didn't get it, rwmson, although I did see the faint diamonds.:oops:




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Sep 06, 2017 13:36 |  #13

Here's what our town looks like this morning and has done for the past week. Covered with stinking smoke from forest fires like many others in the Pacific NW. Not healthy stuff, so we stay indoors a lot and hope the fires don't get closer.

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Sep 06, 2017 15:06 |  #14

We'll loan you a hurricane or two put out the fires teekay.


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Sep 06, 2017 17:46 |  #15

OldCrow wrote in post #18446100 (external link)
We'll loan you a hurricane or two put out the fires teekay.

Thanks, but I'll pass, and wish the best to all those folk facing Irma right now.:eek:




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