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POTN G-Series Speed Challenge # 676: Ride

 
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Feb 05, 2018 18:12 |  #1

POTN G-series Speed Challenge #676 - Ride

I'm stealing this idea from another competition where it got a good number of entries, so let's see what the G-series can do. "Ride" is totally open to your interpretation.

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Post until Monday noon GMT (that's 4am PST), February 12, 2018.

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  1. Camera -- Canon G-Series Camera 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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Feb 07, 2018 06:03 |  #2

A Palanquin. Palanquins are mentioned in literature as early as the Ramayana (c. 250 BC). Indian women of rank always traveled by palanquin. The conveyance proved popular with European residents in India, and was used extensively by them. This one was used to carry the Duke of Northumberland (NE England) in the 17th Cent.

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Feb 07, 2018 10:34 |  #3

Ride the Wind WWII Style
G5X: f/1.8, 1/30th, ISO 250, 9MM


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Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
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Feb 12, 2018 10:26 |  #4

Challenge now closed and with only two entries it makes my job simple.

Jim's bike takes top spot, looking as if it came straight off duty with all the trimmings.

Stiga, your splendiforous palanquin might have been my choice but something strange has gone on with the lady on the phone and her ghost on the extreme right, also something wrong (cloning job?) at the right side of the arched doorway, which spoils it. Sorry.

Don't know why not more entries as I had thought people might go and get good ideas from the successful recent competition with the same subject in the Competitions forum.




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Feb 12, 2018 13:02 |  #5

Well done, Jim. I'm not surprised that you won!


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Feb 12, 2018 13:20 |  #6

:-( Sorry ,i am going away next week so didn't enter incase by a miracle i did win.We may no have internet otherwise i would have taken part :( --sorry.




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Feb 12, 2018 15:45 |  #7

Thanks Teekay for the 1st place nod and congrats to Martin for his entry!

I am in an all day and evening meeting with my company. I’ll post up a new contest late tonight.

Heads up...the theme will be “post your favorite photo taken in 2017”. Tell why it is your favorite in your title. More details to follow.

This is a theme everyone can enter unless your camera set on the shelf all year :-)


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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Feb 12, 2018 16:25 |  #8

JimAskew wrote in post #18562252 (external link)
Thanks Teekay for the 1st place nod and congrats to Martin for his entry!

I am in an all day and evening meeting with my company. I’ll post up a new contest late tonight.

Heads up...the theme will be “post your favorite photo taken in 2017”. Tell why it is your favorite in your title. More details to follow.

This is a theme everyone can enter unless your camera set on the shelf all year :-)

Same reason i won't be able to take part in this one either :( Won't be here .




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Feb 12, 2018 18:42 |  #9

JimAskew wrote in post #18562252 (external link)
...This is a theme everyone can enter unless your camera set on the shelf all year :-)

As my G15 does almost all the time except for these challenges.;-)a




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Feb 12, 2018 21:10 as a reply to teekay's post |  #10

You need to put that little dude in your glove box! :-P


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Feb 12, 2018 21:33 |  #11

New Contest # 677 is now posted :-)


Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
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Feb 12, 2018 21:40 |  #12

Some trivia about WWII motorcycles. The throttle is on the left handlebar not the right as is standard for motorcycles. Why? This so the cyclist can accelerate with his left hand while firing his weapon with his right hand...this because most folks are right handed and would fire their weapon using that hand...now you know :-)


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