WOOD /WOODEN ENTRIES 10-1...WOOD /WOODEN CHAT 10-17th...CHAT-METAL MACRO-Weekly C...What annoyed you today?CHAT-PRODUCT SHOT-Weekly ...ENTRIES-METAL MACRO-Weekl...POLL for PRODUCT SHOTENTRIES-PRODUCT SHOT-Week...POLL - ENJOYMENTWe need a laugh.ENJOYMENT ENTRIES - 21/12...1Dx Mk3ENJOYMENT CHAT - 21/12/2...Infra red photographyNew Years ResolutionsPOLL - CHRISTMAS

Author Topic: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20  (Read 540 times)

Offline Hinfrance

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5228
  • Cake is good
    • Hinfrance
BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« on: August 16, 2020, 09:39:32 AM »
BIRDS

This is the CHAT thread

The ENTRIES thread is HERE

Pretty clear what this is - anything avian related - detail, individuals, flocks, whatever you choose. As usual have fun.

No holds barred on the PP.

Pictures to be taken preferably between now and Sunday 23rd August 2020, or if you do not have time something from your archives that fits the brief.
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23:59 Monday 24th August 2020.
Poll will be up Tuesday 25th August 2020.

Winner to be announced Saturday 29th August 2020.

The Rules for the weekly competition are...

By entering you agree to take responsibility to;

Post a topic on the Sunday (or sooner) following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
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 wins


Howard  My CC Gallery
My Flickr
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil. H.L Mencken.

Offline Hinfrance

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5228
  • Cake is good
    • Hinfrance
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2020, 09:42:37 AM »
:) Expecting some super shots, especially from Mark and Oldboy :tup:
Howard  My CC Gallery
My Flickr
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil. H.L Mencken.

Offline anglefire

  • Canon Biggamist. Three bodies and some lenses. :) - Sold my 1DMk3
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1531
  • Canon Owner and Proud of it :)
    • Mark Colston Photography
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2020, 10:00:52 AM »
Ooh I should have no excuses to not get an entry in this week!
----------------------------------
Mark
* A HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE - THE SHORT STORY* 'Hydrogen is a light, odourless gas, which, given enough time, turns into people.'

CPS Gold Member
My Website

Offline Jediboy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1681
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2020, 04:38:59 PM »
I have never really had much success photographing birds, and as such have avoided it.
So this is good for me, get me out there to improve in something.
May the Force be with you.

Chris

Offline jinky

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3431
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2020, 09:13:48 AM »
I`m in with one it took me a while to find from archive One of the early shots I took with my Fuji xt 10 and kit lens using spot exposure to try and capture the light on the peacock in the sinking sun. Without doubt the best peacock model i ever had. Got loads of him showing off in lovely light

Offline Jediboy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1681
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2020, 12:34:03 PM »
Popped out to a local reservoir this morning. All the birds seemed to be in hiding as there was a triathlon taking place. Had a nice walk but no photo.
May the Force be with you.

Chris

Offline Jediboy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1681
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2020, 05:21:57 PM »
I went to another nature reserve and found some birds. But the longest lens I have is 200mm and it wasn't quite cutting it. Will try again tomorrow.
May the Force be with you.

Chris

Offline Jediboy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1681
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2020, 08:34:20 AM »
I went out again yesterday afternoon and it seems that everywhere I go the birds just disappear. Story of my life. I didn't get anything decent unfortunately. Will have to go with one of my others that I am not particularly happy with.
May the Force be with you.

Chris

Offline anglefire

  • Canon Biggamist. Three bodies and some lenses. :) - Sold my 1DMk3
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1531
  • Canon Owner and Proud of it :)
    • Mark Colston Photography
Re: BIRDS-CHAT-Weekly Comp 16-23/8/20
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2020, 05:45:47 PM »
Actually managed to take and use pictures taken yesterday! Though I do have 1000's in the archive!
----------------------------------
Mark
* A HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE - THE SHORT STORY* 'Hydrogen is a light, odourless gas, which, given enough time, turns into people.'

CPS Gold Member
My Website

 

latest Posts

Subject Board Views/Replies Member Date & Time
xx WOOD /WOODEN ENTRIES 10-17th January 2021 International Weekly Comp Entries 105/3 Jediboy Last post Today at 12:01:28 PM
xx WOOD /WOODEN CHAT 10-17th January 2021 International Weekly Comp Entries 121/3 Hinfrance Last post Today at 10:48:01 AM
xx CHAT-METAL MACRO-Weekly Comp 17-24/1/21 International Weekly Comp Entries 86/4 jinky Last post Today at 10:07:42 AM
xx What annoyed you today? General Discussion 673884/4019 Mick Last post Today at 12:20:55 AM
xx CHAT-PRODUCT SHOT-Weekly Comp 3/1-10/1/21 International Weekly Comp Entries 275/8 Jediboy Last post January 17, 2021, 02:06:14 PM
xx ENTRIES-METAL MACRO-Weekly Comp 17-24/1/21 International Weekly Comp Entries 31/0 Hinfrance Last post January 17, 2021, 08:57:09 AM
xx POLL for PRODUCT SHOT International Weekly Comp Entries 236/4 Jediboy Last post January 16, 2021, 07:08:40 PM
xx ENTRIES-PRODUCT SHOT-Weekly Comp 3/1-10/1/21 International Weekly Comp Entries 254/4 Jediboy Last post January 11, 2021, 09:24:19 PM