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DSLR Speed Challenge #119---> ABSTRACT

 
Jason ­ C
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Oct 16, 2009 19:30 |  #1

Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #119 --

ABSTRACT

Lifted from Dictonary.com (external link)

ab⋅stract / adj.

1.thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances: an abstract idea.

2.expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specific object or instance, as justice, poverty, and speed.

3.theoretical; not applied or practical: abstract science.

4.difficult to understand; abstruse: abstract speculations.

5.Fine Arts.
a.of or pertaining to the formal aspect of art, emphasizing lines, colors, generalized or geometrical forms, etc., esp. with reference to their relationship to one another.


b.(

often initial capital letter
[IMAGE TOO SMALL, NOT RENDERED INLINE]
) pertaining to the nonrepresentational art styles of the 20th century.


Abstract photography can really say many different things to different viewers, to find the picture, or expression, within the subject. Abstract photography can be many things, however I leave the interpretaion all up to you.

Here is an Abstract Photography Google search Link:
http://www.google.com …tography&aq=f&o​q=&aqi=g10 (external link)

Please submit your Abstract images by 6:00 P.M. Pacific time, October23, 2009. Subject matter is entirely the photographer's choice, so lets see your Abstract images and by all means have fun!



This challenge begins when posted, and will end at 6:00 pm Pacific time Friday October 23, 2009. 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 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 - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time Friday October 23, 2009.
* 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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Oct 17, 2009 11:28 |  #2

Swirling Goodness

Here is my attempt at "ABSTRACT"

Swirling Goodness

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Technical Detailsfor Swirling GoodnessCamera - Canon EOS 5DFilm / Media - SanDisk Ultra II 512MBLens - Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6Shooting Mode - ManualTv( Shutter Speed ) - 2.5 secAv( Aperture Value ) - F/16Metering Mode - SpotISO Speed - 100Focal Length - 300mmFlash - OffWhite Balance - ShadeAF Mode - ManualColor Space - sRGBCamera set to Jpeg onlyIMAGE LINK: http://johnbdigital.co​m …uty/swirling-goodness.htm  (external link)

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Oct 17, 2009 17:33 as a reply to  @ John_B's post |  #3

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5D 24L

ISO 640

1/50 at f/16

manual

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Oct 17, 2009 19:14 as a reply to  @ airfrogusmc's post |  #4

Faded Glory

5D
35mmL
f/9
1/200 sec
200 ISO
Manual exposure

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Oct 18, 2009 16:44 |  #5

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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/800)
Aperture: f/3.2
Focal Length: 300 mm
ISO Speed: 400

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Oct 18, 2009 20:41 |  #6

Federal Abstract


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1DmkIII + 50L
1/160
f/8
iso 160
manual
spot

I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed.
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Oct 18, 2009 21:01 |  #7

Liquid Eye

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Rebel XS
18-55mm @ 55mm
iso 100
f/20
1/60
manual

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Oct 18, 2009 21:27 |  #8

Polkadots

Polkadots

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IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
HTTP response: NOT FOUND | MIME changed to 'image/gif' | Redirected to error image by FLICKR


Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Exposure: 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture: f/7.1
Focal Length: 50 mm
ISO Speed: 100

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Oct 19, 2009 11:25 as a reply to  @ Mevunky's post |  #9

Flowers Eye

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HTTP response: 404 | MIME changed to 'text/html' | Byte size: ZERO


Canon 40D
IS) 400
f 5.6
1/60

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Oct 19, 2009 12:38 |  #10

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EOS20D
1/500 sec
f/14.0
ISO 200
Focal 121.0 mm

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Oct 19, 2009 17:51 |  #11

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Camera: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
Exposure: 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture: f/2.8
Focal Length: 33 mm

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Oct 20, 2009 01:48 |  #12

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400D | 24mm | f5.6 | 1/200 | ISO100

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Oct 20, 2009 12:43 |  #13

BIKER GEORGE

40D - nifty fifty - ISO 500


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Oct 20, 2009 16:40 |  #14

Little Boxes

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1/250 sec
18mm
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Cropped, rotated, high pass - saturation.

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Oct 21, 2009 07:20 |  #15

Fall Colors

Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
1/3s f/11.0 at 50.0mm ISO 50

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