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DSLR Speed Challenge #317 HEROES

 
EJphotos
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Jan 29, 2014 22:17 |  #1

Posting on behalf of sandwedge, winner of #316:


In the last 36 hours, I have witnessed (live and via media) several examples of everyday people stepping up and assisting their fellow man. In honor of this, this week's theme will be HEROES


Do not forget to include the photograph's name in the message subject line of your post.

This challenge begins when posted, and will end at 10PM Eastern time Wednesday, February 5, 2014. 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 - Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 10PM US-Eastern time .
* 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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Jan 31, 2014 10:22 |  #2

OR nurse reaching for the paddles to restart the heart. Heros that save lives...

IMAGE: http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y118/airfrogusmc/airfrogusmc015/_MG_5062BampW_zps27e703ec.jpg

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Feb 05, 2014 22:35 |  #3

We have a winner! Congrats, airfrogusmc! Your photo captures the moment. That would be a tough job.


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Jason ­ C
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Feb 05, 2014 23:30 |  #4

Congrats Allen.


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Feb 06, 2014 00:15 as a reply to Jason C's post |  #5

Come on Sandwedge...clearly you don't know photography, if you think Allen's shot is the winner? :p

Great shot Allen!


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airfrogusmc
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Feb 06, 2014 05:16 |  #6

I say let it go another week or two.




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Feb 06, 2014 11:10 as a reply to airfrogusmc's post |  #7

I don't think most folks have ever taken a photo that addresses this subject. Time to move on with a theme that isn't so limiting.

That said ... Allen your photo is a very good one and speaks to the subject very nicely.


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airfrogusmc
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Feb 06, 2014 11:22 |  #8

Ok I'll get something up soon.

Ok it's up
http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​359038




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Maureen ­ Souza
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Feb 06, 2014 12:05 |  #9

Congrats to Allen. I looked hard all week for something heroic to photograph & came up empty handed.


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

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Feb 06, 2014 17:06 |  #10

kbColorado wrote in post #16668195external link
I don't think most folks have ever taken a photo that addresses this subject. Time to move on with a theme that isn't so limiting.

That said ... Allen your photo is a very good one and speaks to the subject very nicely.

I tried to think of something unique yet not too limiting. I actually thought most people would have some photos that would work -soldiers, memorials, coaches, public servants, personal heroes, etc...


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Jason ­ C
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Feb 06, 2014 20:41 |  #11

Maureen Souza wrote in post #16668364external link
Congrats to Allen. I looked hard all week for something heroic to photograph & came up empty handed.

I had no pictures of Allen to submit...;)


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Feb 06, 2014 21:00 |  #12

Jason C wrote in post #16669650external link
I had no pictures of Allen to submit...;)


Jason

:lol::lol:


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

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airfrogusmc
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Feb 06, 2014 21:34 |  #13

Jason C wrote in post #16669650external link
I had no pictures of Allen to submit...;)


Jason

So you didn't save those:confused:




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Feb 07, 2014 08:47 |  #14

airfrogusmc wrote in post #16668219external link
Ok I'll get something up soon.

Ok it's up
http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​359038

Looks like you're fishing with the right fly ;)


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