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#216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by Gordon Armstrong » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:37 pm

It is getting hard to think of a subject!
I would like to see something from an unusual viewpoint. That could be a set up “mystery object “ type shot or a landscape avoiding the cliche shots.
See what you can do and have fun.

Closing date 16th March (nearly spring).
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by Gordon Armstrong » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:51 pm

OOPS!!
I have just spotted that I have repeated Chris's theme from September.
That's what happens when you do things when you are busy and distracted.

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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by John » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:55 pm

Not to worry, we can find some more unusual angles!
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by GRAHAM OTTY » Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:44 pm

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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by melbarnes » Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:49 am

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Have a guess......
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by Sue » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:46 pm

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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by John » Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:03 pm

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Things Go Better With Coca-Cola, a different view on a Sustaining and Refreshing whisky glass containing the amber fluid. To make the experience complete, some music to go with it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67L96hIJ68s
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by John » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:48 am

The deadline is past, and we await our judge!
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by Gordon Armstrong » Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:13 pm

Quality rather than quantity but I guess that is what happens when the subject gets repeated (oops!).

Four good images so I will pick my favourite.

I will try not to deduct points for inflicting a Four Seasons jingle but I can't ignore the suggestion that Coca Cola is an acceptable amber fluid to go in a whisky glass - there is only one amber fluid for a whisky glass!!!

Mel has set a secondary challenge to identify the object - looks like a metallic gear mechanism of some sort. Quite small judging from the texture marks. Knowing Mel I am going to guess a guitar machine head.

The bridge is full of lovely detail and the cactus has a wonderful bright feel and I especially like the bent spines on the right.

Overall I am giving the victory to Graham.


Over to you. (Tip: have a quick look at the list of recent subjects!!!!!)


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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by John » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:58 pm

Thanks Gordon! Would Jack Daniels be acceptable in the whisky glass?
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by Gordon Armstrong » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:08 pm

John asked "Would Jack Daniels be acceptable in the whisky glass?"

I could tolerate a bourbon in the glass as long as I don't have to drink it. We went to the Manchester Whisky festival and a young friend of ours approached the specialist bourbon producer and asked "I like Jack Daniels and coke, where should I go next?" and received the answer "outside".

In this house the amber liquid (some of it very pale amber) would be a single malt from Scotland, Wales or Japan.

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#217 Leading lines

Post by GRAHAM OTTY » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:34 pm

Thanks Gordon,the subject for the forum comp.is Leading lines { don't think this has been used for quite some time }Midnight 3rd April is you deadline,thanks in anticipation,cheers

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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by John » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:37 pm

Graham, can you start a new thread please with your competition. Thanks!

Gordon, thanks for the advice, it's exactly what my brother-in-law said.....
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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by GRAHAM OTTY » Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:37 pm

Thanks John,my sewing is poor at best,hope this has worked

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Re: #216 something familiar from an unusual viewpoint

Post by melbarnes » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:00 pm

Wrong, Gordon.......'twas the tilt mechanism for a beach parasol....
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