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72 Hour Challenge- "Mother Nature"!

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by digitalandfilm, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    I'm happy to have won, thanks!!

    And I now get the honor to choose the next topic:

    "Mother Nature"

    70s Mother Nature *Chiffon* Margarine Commercial - YouTube

    Mother Nature: a personification of the forces of nature as a controlling and regulating maternal being, sometimes creative and caring.

    I choose this because we, in NYC, are hunkering down as Hurricane Sandy is approaching tonight.. and I'm typing fast to get this post in before the power goes out!


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  2. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    Great idea for a challenge with all that is happening on the eastern seaboard right now:2thumbs:.

    My photo is of something that is unique to my part of the world. This is a photo of a Chinook arch. When they occur they can change the temperature from far below freezing to t shirt weather.

    Chinook wind - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    DMC-GX1    ---    25mm    f/11.0    5s    ISO 160

    But the small details like the changing color of an autumn leaf are also stunning.

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  3. PENpal

    PENpal Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Feb 15, 2011
    E-PL1    ---    16mm    f/6.3    1/160s    ISO 200
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  4. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    When I think of mother nature's grandeur one of the first things that comes to mind is the awesome spectacle of tall mountains. Here's one of my favorites, Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park taken this summer.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7861270880/" title="Mt. McKinley by jloden, on Flickr"> 7861270880_5a5e44da7d_c. "800" height="608" alt="Mt. McKinley"></a>
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  5. elavon

    elavon Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 1, 2012
    Tel Aviv Israel
    This creation made by wind and sea inspired Monet paintings.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/73403162@N00/8138432303/" title="P1030080-Edit-2.jpg by Ehud Lavon, on Flickr"> View attachment 238876 "1024" height="768" alt="P1030080-Edit-2.jpg"></a>
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  6. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Wow - big guns are out early. :smile:
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  7. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    not really

    sorta :smile:

    The Ent by rpamparo, on Flickr

    ... great entries prior to mine! :biggrin:
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  8. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Here's my first entry:

    Lunar Eclipse
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  9. yekimrd

    yekimrd Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 14, 2012
    Cincinnati, OH
    I already posted this in some earlier image thread but I'm always in awe of how many people have perished at this beautiful scene. Interesting factoid: 20-25 suicide attempts occur here annually, making this one of the most popular suicide sites.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/yekimrd/8139038104/" title="Niagara by yekimrd, on Flickr"> View attachment 238892 "800" height="600" alt="Niagara"></a>
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  10. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
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  11. macalterego

    macalterego Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 10, 2012
    Lawrence, KS
    Jeffrey McPheeters

    (In keepin' with the situation!)
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  12. badcatgary

    badcatgary Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 26, 2012
    Denver, CO
    There is some great work here! I do not envy digitalandfilm for having to judge this challenge.

    Taal Lake and Volcano

    DMC-G3    LUMIX G VARIO 14-42/F3.5-5.6    42mm    f/11.0    1/250s    ISO 160
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  13. apbtlvr

    apbtlvr Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 10, 2012
    Storm runoff (from Sandy) on the Potomac at Great Falls.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/apbtlvr/8143094104/" title="Great Falls Pano-2466 by apbtlvr, on Flickr"> 8143094104_4791b22366_b. "1024" height="346" alt="Great Falls Pano-2466"></a>
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  14. badcatgary

    badcatgary Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 26, 2012
    Denver, CO
    Another from Taal Volcano, the smallest active volcano in the world.

    Incidentally, the lake inside the volcano is the world's largest lake on an island (Taal Volcano) in a lake (Taal Lake) on an island (Luzon).

    And it has its own island!

    For those counting, that's an island on an island on an island!

    DMC-G3    ---            
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  15. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I'll pop an aussie icon in the mix

    Ayres Rock/Uluru

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50527022@N02/7667357488/" title="P8160403 by iconindustries, on Flickr"> 7667357488_992b2a8f73_b. "1024" height="768" alt="P8160403"></a>

    See the change in colour 8 minutes after the previous picture.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50527022@N02/7667353222/" title="P8160411 by iconindustries, on Flickr"> 7667353222_c07722bc21_b. "1024" height="768" alt="P8160411"></a>
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  16. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    That's amazing!

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  17. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    One hour left to post you photos!
  18. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
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