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DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« on: October 23, 2016, 03:05:55 PM »
DISTANCE:

CHAT THREAD

The Entries thread is HERE

This week's theme is DISTANCE: a photograph to show distance either literally as in far away (like the moon or the view into a distant valley) or figuratively as in the distance between cultures, attitudes, wealth etc. Take your pick.

Pictures to be taken preferably between now and Sunday 30th October 2016, 23:59, or enter one from your Personal / Camera Cranium Archives if you prefer. Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23:59pm Monday 31st October 2016. Poll will be up Tuesday 1st November 2016.

Winner to be announced Saturday 5th November 2016.

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Post a topic on the Sunday (or sooner) following your declared win
Create an entries thread
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Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)

In case of a tie, the first entry posted (or earliest archive shot if applicable) wins.
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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2016, 11:28:24 AM »
Plans to head off to wetherby races to shoot have been scuppered for today so I`m in with an old  racing themed shot re-worked. One furlong to go. If I get the chance to go to Wetherby tomorrow I may aim for a better shot.

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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2016, 05:54:07 PM »
I am not going to have a lot of time over the weekend, so I took this shot quickly this week, I am in with a Long Way across.

still trying to paint with light!!

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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2016, 12:16:33 PM »
Still trying to get the shot I finally decided on as my 'big idea'. I have a back up if that comes to nought (as is looking increasingly likely).
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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2016, 06:05:45 PM »
I found it very difficult to get 'what I wanted,' and have posted three entries. (Two removed.)

Today, for the first time in months, I felt like taking my camera for a walk, to see what I could get. The weather was far from enticing (anticyclonic gloom), but hey, I was out again, and looking for victims/targets.

Not many people about, so I thought to shoot some distant runners for the competition. Not sure if this one is distant enough, so I decided she is a long distance runner, to cover all eventualities.

Editing, surrounded by Beethoven's 5th piano concerto, followed by his 5th symphony; great rousing, humpty tumpty music! Very uplifting, just what I need.

I am now in with my Runner (Long Distance).

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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2016, 02:15:51 PM »
I managed to get the kind of shot that I was after, although not exactly as well done as I would have liked. The trouble was I waited for nearly half an hour and this was the only truck that went past:

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Re: DISTANCE: CHAT: Weekly Comp 23/10 to 30/10/2016
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2016, 03:05:15 PM »
Well, at least you had the weather. I was hanging around to catch a runner in the grey murk. But it was not cold, so not too bad.
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