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New 72 hr challenge: Your Hometown!

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by Pim, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    As my picture in the last challenge was deemed worthy enough to win it is my honour to present the next challenge! As the theme I chose "My Hometown" (and with that I mean of course your hometown, just to be clear...).

    Post a photo matching the theme new or old shot on an M43 camera and 72 hrs or so from now a winner and a runner up will be chosen by me. The winner will get to set the next challenge.

    Since we all live somewhere there is absolutely no excuse not to join...:)  Show us a great shot from your hometown; a skyline, a famous landmark, an undiscovered gem, some typical local event or colourful people...! Anything goes, colour or B&W, but try to be as original as possible and show us a sight of your hometown that has not been seen before. I would appreciate some explanation and background on what we are looking at as well...!

    Good luck to all and I look forward to all your entries!
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  2. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    I'm from Vancouver, but my home now is Calgary and I love it.

    GF1, 14/2.5, Silver Efex pro2
    Stormy City by Kelly Gibbons, on Flickr
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  3. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Here's one from the other night taken in historic downtown Clinton, NJ ...technically this is one town over, but close enough for government work :smile:

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8010728065/" title="Clinton Night by jloden, on Flickr"> 8010728065_d8ba5f9954_c. "600" height="800" alt="Clinton Night"></a>
    G5 + PL 45mm
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  4. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    I spent a brief night in Calgary last year but did not really get to see the city, did spend a few nights in Vancouver though, liked it a lot, although for some reason we ended up spending a lot of time in a bar as there was some big hockey game on that time (Stanley cup if I remember correctly). I found myself cheering with the locals for the Canucks, great party in town after they beat (if I remember correctly) Chicago..:) 
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  5. andix

    andix Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 16, 2012
    PANORAMA: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Xmas 2011. Olympus E-P3 and Tamron 90mm f/2.5 manual. HDR stitched from 5 shots in PS.

    I am in the process of making this panorama work and display properly. My current portfolio theme doesn't allow removing the black transparencies.

    The whole panorama as it is now can be viewed here: CLICKY.

    A sample of the image full scale below:

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  6. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    Since this is a short running challenge I will bump it occasionally to keep it under people's attention..:) !
  7. Mellow

    Mellow Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2010
    Florida or Idaho
    St. Petersburg, Florida:

    DMC-G3    LUMIX G VARIO 14-45/F3.5-5.6    25mm    f/4.9    1/2s    ISO 160
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  8. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
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  9. arch stanton

    arch stanton Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2012
    Being a Londoner, we've had quite a good summer this year!

    E-PL3    LUMIX G 14/F2.5    14mm    f/2.5    1/60s    ISO 250
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  10. PSimmons

    PSimmons Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 24, 2010
    Central Florida
    Altamonte Springs Florida. Cranes Roost Park is a famous landmark

    GX1 w/14mm 2.5

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  11. cadillac1234

    cadillac1234 New to Mu-43

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Gables Motel.
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  12. Marc0

    Marc0 Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 20, 2012
    Piazza S. Giacomo

    Hi, I live in Udine, Italy. This is outside my house's door: Piazza S. Giacomo under the rain.

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  13. Mellow

    Mellow Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2010
    Florida or Idaho
    Wow, that's a great pic, and I love the way it's been processed. One of the things I love about this forum is how truly international it is. I suspect that will become even more evident as this thread gets filled!
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  14. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    Agreed the tone and processing is spectacular.
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  15. pydoublee

    pydoublee Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 27, 2012
    Pulaski Skyway - New Jersey

    Taken while riding on the PATH.

    OMD-EM5; PL25; f2.5; 1/640; ISO 200

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  16. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    great entries already! well you said something original :smile:

    At the corner of downtown Toronto's financial district ... Scotiabank Main Branch

    The Bank by rpamparo, on Flickr
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  17. daimos

    daimos Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 23, 2010
    Ottawa, Ontario.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/24032450@N05/5203225668/" title="P1000672 by daimosz, on Flickr"> 5203225668_4820180b2f_b. "1024" height="692" alt="P1000672" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/24032450@N05/5403731346/" title="winter at ottawa by daimosz, on Flickr"> 5403731346_fcebdd1c8e_b. "1024" height="684" alt="winter at ottawa" /></a>

    gf1, 20mm
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  18. danska

    danska Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 21, 2012
    Portland, OR
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  19. CCRoo

    CCRoo Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 22, 2011
    Wow, used to ride over that with my Dad when I was a kid! I remember thinking "skyway" was a romantic name for a bridge. Great photo!

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  20. Fred49

    Fred49 Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 24, 2010


    in the Loire valley , France.
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