*** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***

Started Aug 23, 2019 | Discussions
Alex Zeee Regular Member • Posts: 399
*** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***
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Thanks rjgjr for picking my shot in the last challenge, tons of incredible pictures!

For this challenge, the theme will be Far From Home, so any pictures taken far from our houses. Obviously this is hard to quantify for everyone individually, as a guide let's say at least a ~3 hour drive away but we'll all have different definitions of far so I'll leave it to your discernment. The subject of the photos themselves can be of anything.

This contest will close on Friday, 30th of August at 21:00 GMT

Challenge Rules
The host gives you a topic and you post up to three images that fit. Remember, it's all about fun, sharing, and learning. Any picture you have taken in person is eligible, regardless of time taken, camera or post-processing used. The host chooses the winners and honorable mentions and posts those in a new thread. The host's decision is final. The winner of this challenge then hosts the next challenge, judges the winner of that one, and so on it goes. The winner of this challenge will have 48 hours to post the next challenge. If that doesn't happen, 2nd place will have 24 hours to do so, then it's up to 3rd place.

Submission Posting Guidelines
Post each one of your three submissions in its own reply to this post. Give each post a unique Subject, please. It's best to embed an image in its post rather than linking to somewhere else. Feel free to post photos "for exhibition only" if you want to share more than three or won't be available to host the next challenge. Try to preserve the EXIF please, so we can see which camera, lens, and settings were used.

Comment Posting Guidelines
Feel free to post comments on the images or ask for comments. Don't hesitate to click on the green "Like" thumb on the top right of the post, so we know which images were most popular. The host can make up his or her own mind without being influenced by that.

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OP Alex Zeee Regular Member • Posts: 399
*** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home - Examples***

Using my current location of Scotland as a starting point:

Bath, UK

London, UK

Birmingham, UK

Isle of Arran, UK

Brussels, Belgium

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rjgjr
rjgjr Senior Member • Posts: 1,016
Richard’s #1 : *** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***

San Juan Mountains, Ridgway, Colorado.

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rjgjr
rjgjr Senior Member • Posts: 1,016
Richard’s #2 *** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***
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Solar Eclipse  August 2017.  Mollala, Oregon

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rjgjr
rjgjr Senior Member • Posts: 1,016
Richard’s #3 : *** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***
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Secret Canyon Page, Arizona

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Stan in NH
Stan in NH Senior Member • Posts: 1,674
Stan #1
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First view of “The Treasury” in Petra, Jordan.  After a long walk over a rough  stone road, through a high walled canyon, you enter the ancient city of Petra.

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Stan in NH
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Stan #2
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A day on the island of Mykonos, Greece.

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Stan in NH
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Stan #3
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Sunset on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

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guinness2
guinness2 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,449
Re: Richard’s #3 : *** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***

Splendid! What are the light sources for ? I mean, where the colours came from ?

rjgjr wrote:

Secret Canyon Page, Arizona

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rjgjr
rjgjr Senior Member • Posts: 1,016
Re: Richard’s #3 : *** Mini-Challenge #603: Far From Home ***
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guinness2 wrote:

Splendid! What are the light sources for ? I mean, where the colours came from ?

rjgjr wrote:

Secret Canyon Page, Arizona

These are slot canyons, the light source coming from the sun above. The sandstone has been polished for eons by floodwaters to give all these dramatic colors. Could hardly see any of the colors by eye, only showing up with these 13+ second exposures.

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shutterbug nut
shutterbug nut Contributing Member • Posts: 500
White Temple
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White Temple 
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OP Alex Zeee Regular Member • Posts: 399
*** 24 Hour Warning ***

Just over a day left in the contest!

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Iron Mike
MOD Iron Mike Regular Member • Posts: 461
Desert, Shore, Mountain
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Here are three images which hopefully convey the feeling of being out in the middle of nowhere, in addition to being far away from home.

#1: Desert Sunrise (Dinosaur Provincial Park, AB)

#2: Tranquil Shoreline (Bruce Peninsula National Park, ON)

#3: Alpine Journey (Yoho National Park, BC)

Cheers,

Mike

SHR100
SHR100 Forum Member • Posts: 71
Re: Far From Home - Montenegro
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shutterbug nut
shutterbug nut Contributing Member • Posts: 500
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shutterbug nut
shutterbug nut Contributing Member • Posts: 500
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Tal Afar, Iraq

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OP Alex Zeee Regular Member • Posts: 399
Contest Closed!

Thanks for the entries, will have the results up tomorrow!

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