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#1 Millie71

Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:09 AM

Sheesh, its hard picking a new topic!

Architecture has many possibilities in both composition and processing.
Abstract, bold colours, b&w, bridges, buildings, its up to you :-)

The rules:
One photo per person which has been taken this week (starting TUESDAY). Everyone is welcome to join in. Competition will start Tuesday with submissions ending the following Monday.

If you wish, please note your rating after your image:
Rating 1 Beginner (just got my camera)
Rating 2 Amateur (learning about settings)
Rating 3 Hobbyist (have a good grasp of the theory)
Rating 4 Semi Pro (improved well beyond when I started)
Rating 5 Pro/serious hobbyist (I'm well experienced and have been doing this for quite a while)

All images must be up by next MONDAY at (9pm EDST, 8pm EST, 7.30pm CST, 6pm WST) for inclusion.

Remember the EB rules state images within posts must be smaller than 500 (wide) x 470 (high) pixels and 100kb.

Challenge history for the winner:

Open challenge - millie71
Something New - -raven74
Bokeh - mummy26
Food - rbat
Portrait - elle-M
Macro/close up - ILBB
Rule of Thirds - mummy26
Vanishing point - rbat
Patterns in nature - Jupiter123
Fun - Silverwattle
Seven - mummy26
Texture - ILBB
At Home - elle-M
Nostalgia - rbat
Reflection - Bryden
Half - Nut
Spring - millie71
Antique - elle-M
Tells a story - Ev
Postcard - raven74
Favourite things - winkwink
Long exposure - rbat
Wings - silverwattle
Sweet - rbat
Light - Skepticaemia
Wild - Mecurial
Moody - BeagleBoy
In the eye of the beholder - cat
Symmetry - JamieLee85
Serenity - winkwink
Out Of Place - Peanut
Water Drop Shot - blue4me
One - Raven74
Black & White Portrait - rbat
Red - Luckyseven
Suggestive - Abbygirl
Mostly Black/Mostly white - PrincessPinkenIt
Autumn - Superman+4Sisters
Capturing Action - Peanut
Black and white perspective - Abbygirl
Shadows - winkwink
Props - Jalex
Numbers - apocketfull

#2 Red Cabbage

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

Popular subject Milbs!

#3 mummy26

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

It's been like that lately here. I'm off on a photo walk tonight in the city so I'm bound to take a suitable shot

#4 raven74

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:17 PM

Doing mine on Sunday biggrin.gif

#5 MegMogandFiestyCat

Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

Hello Everyone

Here is my photo this week, not the best shot but I took it from a tram stop just before the tram turned up. I was trying to get 'historic' architecture with 'modern' architecture behind it. We had spent the day in Hawthorn at the Historic Tram Museum located in the old depot which about 10 years ago had modern appartments built in to it as well.


When I turned around I saw this house and liked it so I took a photo of it as well.

Architecture 2

Edited by Fiestycat, 12 January 2013 - 08:04 PM.

#6 Jjbeanz

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:35 PM

Would a bird perched on a hand made bird feeder pass as architecture? Lol

#7 *Ev

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

It is very quiet in here...


#8 Peanut

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:12 PM

Its been too hot to go far so I have zilch shots this week.  I might get lucky this afternoon or tomorrow, fingers crossed!

#9 Bec .

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

I have something, lucky I went yesterday as it hasn't stopped raining today. Am at the movies today, so will post tonight when I pick which one I want to enter.

#10 Bec .

Posted 13 January 2013 - 05:21 PM

Ok here is my entry for architecture.

Mortlock Wing by rbat75, on Flickr

And one to share, I love this building in our botanic gardens.

Palm House by rbat75, on Flickr

Edited by rbat, 13 January 2013 - 05:21 PM.

#11 SW-

Posted 13 January 2013 - 05:24 PM

Ev, where is the house?  We have one down the road.....it looks really similar.

Here is my Entry for the week.

Architecture 2 by silver wattle, on Flickr

#12 LittleC

Posted 13 January 2013 - 06:50 PM

Hello everyone original.gif

I'm a long time lurker, first time poster. Love looking at all of your fantastic photos and looking forward to having fun taking my own to add to the challenges.


Edited by LittleC, 13 January 2013 - 06:52 PM.

#13 *Ev

Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:40 PM

The House is in Batemans Bay (Sunshine Bay). I visited my daughter, she lives there.

#14 raven74

Posted 13 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

My hurried and paltry effort!

architecture by raven:74, on Flickr

Stunning shots ladies!

#15 mummy26

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:59 PM

Here's a mediocre one from me


#16 LittleC

Posted 14 January 2013 - 06:16 AM

QUOTE (mummy26 @ 14/01/2013, 12:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

wow. I think our definitions of mediocre are quite different!

#17 SW-

Posted 14 January 2013 - 06:51 AM

wow. I think our definitions of mediocre are quite different!

I 2nd this!!!

Edited by silverwattle, 14 January 2013 - 06:51 AM.

#18 Peanut

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:35 AM

Ooh, gorgeous photos ladies!  original.gif

As for me, I'd rather be out doing this:

(stock imge from Google)

but mostly I only end up doing this:


Sorry Shirl, I know its not technically what you are looking for but it hasn't been a very productive week for me!   blush.gif

#19 ~Kee~In~Hawaii~

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:40 AM

I adore architecture photography and spent most of my time in NYC snapping shots of buildings but unfortunately, I can't just pop back there this week for the sake of this weeks challenge .... bugger sad.gif

I was down at the beach Friday night and ended up sitting under the jetty. I was fascinated with how all the bits of timber fit together and how it was weathered and whitewashed. It popped into my head that the trusses etc were architecture and so I quickly snapped this shot. I hope it fits the criteria.

Architecture - Jetty.

#20 Peanut

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:44 AM

QUOTE (~Kee~In~Hawaii~ @ 14/01/2013, 09:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I adore architecture photography and spent most of my time in NYC snapping shots of buildings but unfortunately, I can't just pop back there this week for the sake of this weeks challenge .... bugger sad.gif

I was thinking the same thing, Kee!   biggrin.gif

#21 *Ev

Posted 14 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

I really like the Jetty...

#22 Millie71

Posted 14 January 2013 - 06:25 PM

Glad to see some entries, I was getting worried!! Will be back online after bedtime in Perth, so will accept entries up til 7pm here....

#23 Millie71

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:38 PM

Righto, here's a run through of all entries:-

Fiestycat - Interesting mix of old and new, I love the arches. The house reminded me of England!

*Ev - great brickwork and you've done well to get straight lines which I find a real challenge in architectural shots!

rbat - love the symmetry in the shot, the leading lines and the lighting. Libraries are a wonderful spot, especially old ones like this

silverwattle - I love old buildings, and this one has certainly seen better days!

Little C - welcome to the challenges! Its a lovely old house, and the B&W works well

raven74 - Not much architecture left! The perspective makes it seem like the rubble is quite a way from the old building, has a story to tell

mummy26 - A very cool bridge, and love the city buildings behind

Peanut - crikey, thought you nipped to Paris for the challenge! I actually love your shot, its thinking outside the box, and was unexpected lol!

~Kee~inHawaii - I love old wooden jetties! Always amazes me how they survive the battering they get in the ocean.

So, without further ado.....

the winner is....




rbat - just love the library shot, really held my attention :-)

#24 LittleC

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:42 PM

Congratulations rbat!

#25 MegMogandFiestyCat

Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:44 PM

Congratulations Rbat, lovely photo.

Great photos everyone

Thanks for the comments Millie 71

Looking forward to the next challenge.

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