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#1    orangepeaceful79

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

I've seen this done on lots of Flickr groups, but I thought it might be fun to have our own UM version since we have many talented shutterbugs in our midst. The idea is that someone posts a theme or topic and we all post our photographic interpretations of that theme.  I'll start off.

The theme is Cold.  :santa:

So post away and lets see if we can get some discussion going on the photos people post.  I know as a photographer I always love feedback, whether it be critical or complimentary - I love it all.


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:59 PM

View Postorangepeaceful79, on 27 January 2013 - 04:47 PM, said:

I've seen this done on lots of Flickr groups, but I thought it might be fun to have our own UM version since we have many talented shutterbugs in our midst. The idea is that someone posts a theme or topic and we all post our photographic interpretations of that theme.  I'll start off.

The theme is Cold.  :santa:

So post away and lets see if we can get some discussion going on the photos people post.  I know as a photographer I always love feedback, whether it be critical or complimentary - I love it all.

So here's my response to the thread.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:37 PM

Cold..
Extremely rare snow at home.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:41 PM

View PostProfessor T, on 27 January 2013 - 06:37 PM, said:

Cold..
Extremely rare snow at home.
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Very nice.  I love how the barbed wire defines the otherwise nearly uniform whiteness.  Excellent capture, Professor T!  :tu:  Feel free to choose a new theme or let this one ride for awhile.  Whatever you like.

Edited by orangepeaceful79, 27 January 2013 - 06:42 PM.


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:44 PM

Great ideas for a thread; here's one from me - bleak and grey!

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:15 PM

View PostOppono Astos, on 27 January 2013 - 08:44 PM, said:

Great ideas for a thread; here's one from me - bleak and grey!

Fantastic photo.  I like this one a lot.  Nice capture!


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:28 PM

Attached File  waimabch_2.jpg   23.87K   30 downloadsI'll continue the bleak & grey...

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:42 PM

View PostNiteMarcher, on 27 January 2013 - 10:28 PM, said:

Attachment waimabch_2.jpgI'll continue the bleak & grey...

I love the different gradations of grey in the clouds and background hills.   I like this shot.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:39 AM

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View PostOppono Astos, on 27 January 2013 - 08:44 PM, said:

Great ideas for a thread; here's one from me - bleak and grey!

Bleak and grey works perfectly here. It adds to the simplicity nicely.

Here's mine taken this afternoon. (Nice thread btw!)
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:48 AM

View Postsarah_444, on 28 January 2013 - 12:39 AM, said:

Bleak and grey works perfectly here. It adds to the simplicity nicely.

Here's mine taken this afternoon. (Nice thread btw!)
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  This shot is lovely.  I love the ice on the rocks and the pale blue of the water.  awesome.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:40 PM

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

New Challenge.. (& this will P-off a few die hard believers..)

Orbs!!!

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:05 AM

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Just a quick reminder that this thread is intended for you to post your own photos. Please don't post copied/copyrighted pics.

Thank you

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:37 AM

An orb! (taken on my phone)

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btw I love this thread

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:20 AM

DAng....I'm not sure if I have any "pictures of flash-illuminated dust motes and/or moisture that are mistakenly referred to as orbs"  lol.  Gonna have to go look.  I'm happy people like this thread.  I'm enjoying it just as much! CHeers!





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