****PHOTO OF THE WEEK-2 May 2014-8 May 2014****

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Labe
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Bygone days....
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Old trawler Artic corsair.

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Grumpii
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When unresolved issues catch up with you ...
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JEO126
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Black-crowned night heron
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ehazera Senior Member • Posts: 2,310
Re: ****PHOTO OF THE WEEK-2 May 2014-8 May 2014****
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Ready for blastoff.

conham50
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Elizabethan Lock
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herbymel Veteran Member • Posts: 6,153
Re: First Home Run of the Season
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jimoyer wrote:

Good Lord I don't even have a prayer, but I thought I'd break my "no entries as long as I'm running it" rule. One from one of the several youth teams I'm shooting this year.......

Nice face he's got there, as long as he got the HR that's all that matters...but I see no reason why you can't enter unless it's one of the specified challenges, this is more for fun and sharing weekly images. Certainly not worth depriving us with what you've been shooting.

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kithg
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Are you my dinner?

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Flowers in bloom

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agspecialties Regular Member • Posts: 217
The Odd Couple
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fordie Junior Member • Posts: 39
Re: Bike race

David A. Hamments wrote:

I really like this one Fordie! My daughter rides competitively and I know how hard it is to catch a shot like this....

Cheers and good light, D. Hamments
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Thanks David, I was trying to take shots that were just a little different from the normal photographs you see.

The Nikon 180mm f2.8 lens is great for sports and a bargain second hand . The AF is plenty fast enough and its a fun walk around lens on the DX format.

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NWEng Forum Member • Posts: 84
Initial Breach
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During a qualifying run at Lake Havasu this last Saturday, top fuel hydro "Spirit of Texas" appeared to lose a head gasket which causes a subsequent fireball in the frames that follow this one.  (The pilot Scotty Lumbert is just fine, BTW.)  This shot is from the moment the pressure, oil, and spark, initially breach the engine in a dirty, oily ball of fire.

Initial Breach

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winniepoo
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Anna's Hummingbird ( female )
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Iain G Foulds
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Re: Anna's Hummingbird ( female )

... Winnie: Truly a bright, brave, and original composition.

... Easily, this week's most exciting entry.

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jimoyer
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Re: Anna's Hummingbird ( female )

Iain and my taste often differs...sometimes greatly...more than anything because BIF is just not my cup of tea, but I couldn't agree with him more on this one.

Absolutely beautiful Winnie.  

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Chuck_FL Contributing Member • Posts: 608
Re: Anna's Hummingbird ( female )

Great shot. Please send a few over to my area!!!!

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Sammy Yousef
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odessit
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Re: ****PHOTO OF THE WEEK-2 May 2014-8 May 2014****

Nikon D7100
in camera HDR
9 stop ND Filter
F-stop f/11
Exposure 30 sec.
Exposure comp. +0.7
ISO 100
Focal Length 95mm

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winniepoo
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Re: Anna's Hummingbird ( female )

Thanks so much Iain, Jim and Chuck. Really appreciate those thoughtful comments. I almost didn't post it in this week " Photo of the Week" . I changed my mind after played around a little bit in LR ( NR & crop ). She came down so close and not camera shy at all. Here's the original. 

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