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The WC winner (20-25 May) is ...

Discussion in 'Photo Challenges' started by bilzmale, May 20, 2011.

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  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    The Weekly Challenge for 20-25 May.

    The reply from christilou is:

    "I think in honour of Streetshooter I'll pick "On the Street" as our next theme! Thanks :) "

    So there you have it. We all have street shots of some sort. This challenge closes on Wed 25 May at 8PM New York time. Let's see if we can crack the 30 entries mark this week.
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  2. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf All-Pro

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    I guess I will be first. I'm a newbie on this type of photography and hope to learn a lot by following others on this website. I'm off to work and took this shot while coming out of the Gatwick Airport. This is my first "street shot" and first PP with Silver Efex Pro demo. Be gentle on me!

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  3. Will

    Will All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
  4. ajramirez

    ajramirez Hall of Famer

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    El hombre, el gato y el teléfono (The Man, the Cat and the Phone)

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5674222196/" title="El hombre, el gato y el teléfono by ramirezaponte, on Flickr">
    DMC-G2    LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45/F2.8    45mm    f/5.6    1/160s    ISO 200
    "1024" height="768" alt="El hombre, el gato y el teléfono"></a>


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  5. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    Tough to choose a single favorite street shot, so figured I'd toss this one out there in honor of the rapture that, based on the lack of early news from our Aussie friends, appears not to be happening. Too bad, I was starting to think that separating all of those who believe that deeply from those of us who don't might have worked out well for EVERYone involved. A veritable win/win solution! :cool:  But, alas, I guess we'll just have to keep figuring out how to live with each other for a while longer...


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5594452547/" title="Persons Above by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> 5594452547_35a81848a2_b.jpg "1024" height="681" alt="Persons Above"></a>
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  6. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    OK, well, I just went out into the Street ... but there was nobody there
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  7. Country Parson

    Country Parson Top Veteran

    Apr 5, 2011
    North Carolina
    Rapture/No Rapture

    Since some of you are playing up this theme, and today is May 21st, here is my street shot.

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  8. Alf

    Alf Top Veteran

    Oct 11, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    We are tired

    While preparing for the mandatory mounument photo, encountred this group who seemed to be arriving on foot from a long way. Nobody looking at the Reichstag, only for a place to sit.

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  9. BillN

    BillN Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    an old one from me

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  10. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Phila Pa, Market Street X100
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pgrshooter/5748297880/" title="05-11-0396-Edit.jpg by streetshooter.us, on Flickr"> View attachment 36758 "804" height="1024" alt="05-11-0396-Edit.jpg"></a>
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  11. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    I've decided to take this WC literally, as in on the street rather than street, so for this one I've gone urban.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/55915417@N08/5746139696/" title="P1020355-PanaGH1-PPR Panasonic Lumix GH1 Brisbane - Urban by Lucky.penguin, on Flickr"> View attachment 36787 "1024" height="683" alt="P1020355-PanaGH1-PPR Panasonic Lumix GH1 Brisbane - Urban"></a>

    Panasonic Lumix GH1 + 14-140mm f4-5.8
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  12. christilou

    christilou Legend

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Pentax K5 35mm Limited

    Shot from the hip!

    PENTAX K-5    smc PENTAX-DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited    35mm    f/5.6    1/400s    ISO 500
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  13. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
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  14. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
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  15. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    You're not gonna believe this, but the David Hoffberger who's name appears in this photograph is an old family friend. My father grew up with his father (and worked for him for several years - he was the owner of the Baltimore Orioles in the '60s and '70s), my siblings and I grew up with David and his siblings, and he and my brother are still in fairly regular touch and see each other reasonably frequently.

    Its a very small electronic world, no?

    Nice photo too, BTW!

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  16. Briar

    Briar Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010
    On the High Street, South Queensferry

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/5715189187/" title="South Queensferry and Port Edgar by Briar34, on Flickr"> 5715189187_34d9faa6df_b.jpg "1024" height="731" alt="South Queensferry and Port Edgar"></a>

    X100 + sep2
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  17. Janis

    Janis Regular

    Nov 22, 2010
    Central Texas
    Does this close at midnight Tuesday night? I want to enter this one but forgot about it till now!
  18. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    See the Sticky guidelines thread: https://www.photographerslounge.org/f72/guidelines-weekly-challenge-1698/
    So the answer is you're safe, Janis!
  19. Janis

    Janis Regular

    Nov 22, 2010
    Central Texas
    Thanks, BB. Next question is does a public but indoors image qualify as "street"?
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