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Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #79: Prime Time

 
Nistelrooydude
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Dec 09, 2008 23:41 |  #1

Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #79: Prime Time

(Hopefully) Everyone knows that the best times to shoot are at sunrise and sunset, so why not have a Speed Challenge about it. The lighting's perfect, and a lot of interesting (or possibly sketchy) stuff happens around those times.

There are 3 ways I can see going about this. I'll use some of my shots to illustrate the ways, and as inspiration.

1. All About the 'Set or 'Rise: The image represents the time of day/activities as well as it was taken at sunrise/set.

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2. Little to do With the 'Rise or 'Set: While it was take at sunrise/set, it has little or nothing to do with what goes down then.

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3. Mix: The subject is unrelated to sunrise/set, but the photo dislays the best lighting or color effects the time of day has to offer.

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All of these were taken at sunset, but I encourage submitting sunrise and sunset shots equally. Have fun!

And now some space-wasting junk from the POTN lawyers:

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 see the 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 FUN!

One challenge every week, on the following schedule:

* New Topic - After winner is declared.
* Posting Starts - Right after topic is announced.
* Posting Ends - 8:00pm Pacific Time Tuesday, December 17, 2008. Winner will be announced shortly thereafter.
* 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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Goincarcrazy
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Dec 10, 2008 08:01 |  #2

Fire Over Water

Long time watcher of the speed challenges, first time poster.

Camera: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure: 0.077 sec (1/13)
Aperture: f/5.6
Focal Length:
34 mm
ISO Speed:
100



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Dec 10, 2008 09:39 as a reply to Goincarcrazy's post |  #3

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5D 24L
1250 ISO
1/60 at f/1.6
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Dec 10, 2008 12:28 |  #4

At 40 km an hour in a tourist bus in Egypt.

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20D
1/400 sec
f/5.0
ISO 100
FL 50.0mm

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7D, 17-40 1:4 L, 70-300 1:4-5.6 L, 50mm 1:1.8
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Dec 10, 2008 13:32 |  #5

Kite Sunset

Taken in Cozumel.
Canon 20D, Canon 17x85mm at 22mm, f4.5, 1/60 sec

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Dec 10, 2008 15:58 as a reply to mikerault's post |  #6

Sunset over Molokai. 24-70 lens, HDR 3 images

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Dec 10, 2008 23:08 as a reply to fredlef's post |  #7

Tofino Sunrise

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Canon 20D
ISO 800
f 6.7
75.0m
1.250

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Dec 11, 2008 11:14 as a reply to Flo's post |  #8

Sunrise at St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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Canon XTi + Tokina 12-24 f/4 + Hoya Pro1 Digital CPL
24mm
ISO 400
1/640s @ f/8
Manual Mode

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Dec 11, 2008 12:14 |  #9

Home of the fist Hot Air Balloon Fest. Statesville, NC

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Canon 40D w/Sigma 17-70 @17mm
ISO 400 1/4s @ F/5.6
Manual Mode


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Dec 12, 2008 18:27 |  #10

"Booming Grounds"
120mm
1/4 sec @ f/8.0
ISO 320

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Dec 12, 2008 18:29 |  #11

Dusk At Ponce Inlet Florida

5D + 70-200mm f/2.8L IS .. 1s @ f/8 ISO 100

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Dec 13, 2008 14:25 |  #12

Cloud Battle at sunset
Rebel XT w/kit lens

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Dec 14, 2008 01:35 as a reply to athrasher's post |  #13

Sunset On The Rocks

Sunset On The Rocks

Camera: Canon 5D
Lens: EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Focal Length: 115mm
Av: f/10
Tv:1/60 sec
ISO: 320
Exposure: Manual
Metering: Pattern

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Dec 14, 2008 04:58 |  #14

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paintmblak
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Dec 14, 2008 14:12 |  #15

Sunrise through the smoke.
Canon 30D
f/8
1/400
ISO 100
70-300 @ 95m




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