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Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #218: Combat

 
Ingerson"PCD"
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Nov 30, 2011 17:32 |  #1

Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #218


Combat


"Combat" is the topic. Any interpretation is accepted

_______________ _______________

This challenge begins when posted, and will end at 4:00 pm Eastern time Fiday 9 December 2011 (I am in the military and will be in the field until then.) 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. Keep it clean, and both Family and Work-safe.
8. Have questions, PM me.
9. 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 - 4:00pm Eastern Time Wednesday, 30 November 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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airfrogusmc
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Nov 30, 2011 17:58 |  #2

Combat veteran

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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D
Flash Used: No
Lens: EF 35 1.4L
Focal Length: 35.0mm
Exposure Time: 1/125
Aperture: f/2.2
ISO Equiv.: 400
Whitebalance: Manual
Metering Mode: spot
Exposure: Manual
Exposure Mode: Manual



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Dec 01, 2011 03:59 as a reply to airfrogusmc's post |  #3

Pearl Harbor Survivor

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Camera: Canon 50D
Lens: 100-400L
Exposure Bias:1.33 EV
Exposure Program:Shutter Priority
Exposure Time:1/125 sec
FNumber:f/11
Focal length:400 mm
ISO:200

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Maureen ­ Souza
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Dec 01, 2011 12:11 as a reply to UK_Tomcat_Fan's post |  #4

Site of the Battle of New Orleans

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ISO 125

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

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Dec 03, 2011 11:53 as a reply to Maureen Souza's post |  #5

Gauntlets, of the weekend chore variety

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7D: 1/60s, f/13.0, ISO800, 49mm (35mm eq:78.4mm)

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Dec 03, 2011 13:58 |  #6

Waiting to defend home

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Dec 03, 2011 15:20 |  #7

Defense of the Union - Fort Sumter

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Canon 24-105mm L
Av: f/4.0
Tv: 1/125 sec.
ISO: 400

All I want is just a little more than I'll ever have.

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Dec 03, 2011 17:12 as a reply to philk54's post |  #8

Hand To Hand Combat

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40D
Canon 10-22mm @22mm
1/80
f/5.6
ISO1600

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Dec 03, 2011 18:31 |  #9

Battling Geese

Battling Geese

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Taken: December 3, 2011
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture Value: 7.1
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD
Focal Length: 300mm

Garry............... May you pack two days of livin' into every day you're given.
Canon EOS 60D, Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
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Dec 05, 2011 10:52 as a reply to GarryKirsch's post |  #10

Rutting Reds

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Canon 7D
70-300L @221mm
1/1000
f5
ISO 320

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Ingerson"PCD"
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Dec 09, 2011 18:04 |  #11

Time is up everyone!!!!


Airfrogusmc – “Combat Veteran” The contrast and emotion in this photo is flawless. His eyes tell where he’s been and his expression shows a mournful wisdom. Your capture makes me want to listen to his story. Thanks for your entry.

UK_Tomcat_Fan – “Pearl Harbor Survivor” I love your aircraft photography. Couldn’t be a more perfect time for this photo to be entered “70 years after it’s trials” In this one I wish the pilot and more of the fuselage was visible. Great photo and thanks for your entry.

Maureen Souza – “Site of the Battle of New Orleans” I like this photo and can only imagine what it was like for the soldiers to stand their ground and fight behind those cannons. I wish none of the tree was cut off. I know it’s not the subject, but I focus on that fact when look at the photo. Thanks for entering (and the PM last competition)

Kevan – “Gauntlets, of the weekend chore variety” I feel the internal strife when I see this image. LOL. It invokes thoughts of strain and frustration. Nicely done and thank you.

Surgeonhawkeye – “no title” Nice sharp photo, but I wish it had more of a point of view. Maybe the background containing the battle field instead of just sky. Thanks for your entry, but I can’t consider your photo due to the title rule. Sorry I PM’d you so late.

Philk54 – “Defense of the Union - Fort Sumter” Another cool photo that makes me wonder what they must have gone through. On this one I wish I could see the area the gun team had to work with. Very nice and thank you for your entry.

Eastcoastsponger – “Hand to Hand Combat” You sure did tell the whole story with this one. Great photo. It must have been a great fight to see. Thanks for sharing that one with us.

GarryKirsch – “Battling Geese” Nice geese, but it seems a bit blown out and soft. Not sure if it’s the light reflecting off the water or not. Thanks for entering.

PINNACLE –“ Rutting Reds “ Very sharp and vibrant photo. I’m not sure if it’s the framing, or the angle the photo was taken from, but I can’t find that spot of the photo that shows the violence of the situation. It must have been quite a rush to photograph that. Thank you.


Thanks again to everyone for taking the time to contribute. I enjoyed everyone’s entry and I appreciate your patience with me extending the time until I returned from the field. It’s more challenging than I thought to evaluate photos.

Airfrogusmc , you are the winner. Just an outstanding photograph . Congratulations and thank you for sharing that photo with us.


-Eric-
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airfrogusmc
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Dec 09, 2011 19:06 as a reply to Ingerson"PCD"'s post |  #12

Thanks WOW I'm very humbled by all the great entries this week and honored to have been in this fine company.

I wish I could take more credit but I was just privileged enough to be there to capture this amazing man. We talked for some time and the world is a much better place because of men like Tony.

Thank you and way to go everyone this week. I will try and get a new challenge up later tonight.




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Jason ­ C
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Dec 09, 2011 19:54 |  #13

Allen congrats, great photo! Lots of other excellent captures, as well.


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Dec 09, 2011 22:42 |  #14

Congrats Allen!!

Very nice entries everybody.




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PINNACLE
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Dec 10, 2011 00:11 |  #15

Good win Allen and Chris that boxing shot is knockout!


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