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anon DSLR Speed Challenge #183-The Color Purple

 
airfrogusmc
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Mar 01, 2011 05:53 |  #1

Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #183:
The Color Purple

The Color Purple in any context or any use.

This challenge begins when posted, and will end at 2300 or 11:00 p.m. Central Time Tues, March 8, 2011.
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 - 2300 or 11:00 p.m. Central Time Tues, March 8, 2011.
* Winner from this competition decides the theme of the next one (and judges it for a winner) after this competition is closed.




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Maureen ­ Souza
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Mar 02, 2011 23:13 |  #2

Not a Wimpy Kid

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Mar 03, 2011 14:07 as a reply to Maureen Souza's post |  #3

Strike a Pose

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Canon 40D
ISO 200
f/5.6
1/250
11/03/03

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Mar 04, 2011 00:41 as a reply to Flo's post |  #4

Bugainvillea Dream

Bugainvillea Dream

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40D
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No-name extension tubes (36+20+12mm)
1/160th sec
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iso 100
11 September 2009

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Mar 04, 2011 06:14 |  #5

Incense

Incense

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Camera - Canon EOS 5D
Film / Media - SanDisk Ultra II 512MB
Lens - Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8
Shooting Mode - Manual
Tv( Shutter Speed ) - 1/8th sec
Av( Aperture Value ) - F/8
Metering Mode - Spot
ISO Speed - 200
Focal Length - 65mm at 1:1
Flash - On
Flash Type - External E-TTL at 1/64th
White Balance - Shade
AF Mode - Manual
Color Space - sRGB
Camera set to Jpeg only
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Mar 05, 2011 10:35 |  #6

Blooming to purple

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Camera Model: Canon EOS 450D
Lens: EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Focal Length: 100.0mm
Aperture: f/8.0
Exposure Time: 0.0040 s (1/250)
ISO equiv: 800
Exposure Bias: none
Metering Mode: Matrix
Exposure: aperture priority (semi-auto)
White Balance: Manual
Flash Fired: No (enforced)
Orientation: Normal

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Mar 05, 2011 11:34 as a reply to Warl0rd's post |  #7

A Crack in the Pavement

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Powershot G12
F/5
1/400
ISO 200
Focal Length 6.1mm

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Mar 05, 2011 12:48 |  #8

alone

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Canon T1i / EF 50mm 1.8 II macro / hand held
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Garry............... May you pack two days of livin' into every day you're given.
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PINNACLE
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Mar 06, 2011 14:24 as a reply to GarryKirsch's post |  #9

Naughty 183-The Color Purple

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500D
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1/200
ISO400
50mm 1.8

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Mar 06, 2011 22:34 |  #10

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Portrait of a friend getting ready for the annual pre-Memorial Day Parade on the "When I get old I shall wear Purple float"

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focal length 44mm
ISO 400
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Mar 06, 2011 23:26 as a reply to svizzerams's post |  #11

Plum Crazy Challanger

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Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Lens: Canon EF200mm f/2.8L USM
Shooting Mode: Aperture-Priority AE
Tv: 1/2500
Av: f/3.5
Metering Mode: Evaluative Metering
ISO: 100

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airfrogusmc
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Mar 09, 2011 09:33 as a reply to Mike53545's post |  #12

Ok here we go, had a crazy long day yesterday.

First off great job EVERYONE.

Ok I'm going to comment on order.

Maureen, Really cute shot of a really cute young man and yes PURPLE is the color. I do like this but the light is a bit harsh and my the shadow from the cap is probably the really only negative. If it hadn't come down so far as to touch the eye but still a great candid type portrait of a great subject.

I laughed when I saw this Gail and with Fat Tuesday being yesterday and all. Halloween and Fat Tuesday all rolled into one. Exposure is good though the shadows are bit blocked. You know me and my thing about being dead center for no apparent reason and this is would fit into that. I do think a little more tension in the frame would help this and a none centered subject can help create that feeling. Still nice job.

Jason, Love the soft abstract quality to this. Kinda gets to a higher feeling of the color purple. Nice job with complimentary colors to (yellow & purple). Ya know what my biggest complaint will be. Again dead center. This would be even stronger with the flower being in the bottom right if the frame. Just try it with two pieces of paper and cover the right side and the bottom so the flower is in the bottom corner looking/facing up and out. I also like it placed (maybe even better) in the upper left. With the really soft bud going into the very corner. But still I really think you captured the essence of the color purple.

John, I really like the abstract quality to this. I would actually preferred not to see the match stick but thats me. Good job.

Warlord nice shot of a purple flower. Exposed well. Shallow DoF but it works here. I like it as a shot of a flower.

Lisa, would have been my fav of the week but the background is just so distracting. If you would have cropped just below those outta focus white lines on the asphalt you would have had the winner. Just take a piece of paper and cover the image down to just below those lines. You had the man vs nature thing going (nature reclaiming her title back from man) That wonderful line of vegetation. Nice image just the background was just distracting enough (its absolutely doing nothing to help this image and if its not helping its hurting it). Still it will get you a #2 this week. Like I suggested just crop to just below those OOF white lines and your eye just goes right to the flower and the flower pops instead of the background popping. Great job.

Garry, Nice flower shot but again almost dead center.

Pinnacle wine and chocolate my wife's favs. Just not sure about this image. Not sure about what is being communicated and the light is a bit harsh.

svizzerams, I really think the contrast here is a bit excessive. The highlights on her check are blown and this really could have used some light either fill light (strobe) or some reflected light back into the face to brighten the area in the shadow of the hat. I know color purple but you know how us portrait guys are :lol::lol: Beautiful lady on a sunny day.

Mike I do like this. I really thought there would be even more abstract images that would be dealing with just purple. This is getting pretty close to that. Good job.

OK heres the winner

JASON #1 would have preferred a different crop.

LISA with a solid #2

John #3

Everyone else HM..... I couldn't pick just one HM. Great job everyone.

I hope I didn't miss anyone.




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Mar 09, 2011 09:34 as a reply to airfrogusmc's post |  #13

Totally agree Monty! Excellent choices and fun theme.


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airfrogusmc
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Mar 09, 2011 09:50 |  #14

Flo wrote in post #11987166external link
Totally agree Monty! Excellent choices and fun theme.

Monty:confused: and just how many beads did you collect last night;):lol:




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Mar 09, 2011 09:53 |  #15

airfrogusmc wrote in post #11987280external link
Monty:confused: and just how many beads did you collect last night;):lol:

LOL...and no java yet! I was looking at the colors game.lol....Sorry Allen!!:lol::lol:


I have a whack o beads:p
And I will certainly let that diva beatch who did the modeling for me know about her insisting to be center stage all the time:rolleyes: Cannot find decent help.


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