Jump to content
This weeks challenge is.....
23 replies to this topic
Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:09 AM
Planes, trains & automobiles!
Totally up to you how you capture them - whole, scale, high, low but I hope you have fun!
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.
Love - winkwink
Air - Peanut
Water - Kee~In~Hawaii
Delicate - Silverwattle
Lines (B&W) - LittleC
Architecture - rbat
Open challenge - millie71
Something New - raven74
Bokeh - mummy26
Christmas - Peanut
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
Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:31 AM
I love you wink wink! You have no idea how obsessed I am with planes (Peanut may have an idea from the USA thread!) so this weeks challenge is right up my alley. Thank you, I go to the airport to do some plane-spotting every week and now this week I have an excuse!
Great win too, that cake has me craving all sorts of sweet stuff now!
Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:29 AM
Heh heh Kee!
There's no end of planes, trains and automobiles in this household...!
Posted 19 February 2013 - 12:08 PM
Good topic winkwink! Just wondering if it is just planes, trains & automobiles only? Or can it be along the same sort of theme with helicopters, boats etc?
Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:43 PM
Oh yay Kee, I was so worried everyone would find it boring. Peanut we also have an endless supply in our household and he knows them all by name
blue4me - I don't see why it can't be all modes of transportation, so helicopters and boats are fine
Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:02 AM
Hoping to jump back into weekly challenges with this theme May have to take the camera into work
Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:15 AM
I love going to the viewing area too Kee, it is a great spot. I have only taken my camera a couple of times though. Would love to see the shots you have taken down there.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:24 PM
That's beautiful rbat! In stark contrast, here's mine from this morning ... in the rain. Gotta love Adelaide!
It seems on the week I thought this challenge was right up my alley, I've had no time to head to the airport purely for photo-taking (only to drop people off for flights) and no chance even when I have been near to get a decent shot. This is not a favourite at all but will have to do ... I've also loaded a couple of others I took while dropping off my cousin at the airport but they were rushed and boring shots.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles.
Maybe everyone else has spectacular shots they are waiting until the last minute to post - just to keep us guessing??
Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:31 PM
Ok have been stalking you all for ages determined to participate but have been slack. Not sure if this is how you link an image but here I go.
Love the entries so far
Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:53 PM
Love all the photos so far!
Here is mine of a silly fishing trawler that got stuck on the rocks too close to shore. Helicopters kept buzzing over and also the runway is not far away so there were several planes landing or taking off while I was sitting around.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:04 PM
Another dismal attempt from me. We are flooded in again, however. So at least I have a decent excuse..lol.
EB challenge - Plnes, Trains and Automobiles. by Bryden3, on Flickr
This is the train up close. Not sure why but I prefer the first image.
P,T&A (alternate) by Bryden3, on Flickr
Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:12 PM
I wish I had an image to enter but its not been a very good week and now its already Monday, gah!
Now that I've seen the entries posted I'm glad I didn't attempt the old raid from DS's toybox photo. It wouldn't be nearly as good as your shots girls!
Good luck choosing a winner Wendy...!
Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:26 PM
Another who didn't get a chance to do anything this week.
Some fantastic images to chose from though
Posted 25 February 2013 - 06:00 PM
Great shots ladies.
I had planned to go out and take light trails of the car lights....but it rained every evening.
So had about 5 mins today and went out to practice panning. Definitely need loads more practice!
car panning by silver wattle, on Flickr
Edited by silverwattle, 25 February 2013 - 06:12 PM.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:39 PM
So good to come back in tonight to see all these amazing entries. I was getting a little worried when I checked earlier today. I'm not very good at feedback so apologies for lack of technical comments. Sorry for the delay, I'm addicted to My Kitchen Rules so have been glued to the tv
rbat - Oh my goodness, that sky is amazing, the colours are spectacular and I love your composition of the plane.
Kee - Really love the perspective of this shot. The viewing area at Adelaide airport seems a lot less restricted than up here. I hope it dries up by Saturday when I'm flying down there.
strangelittlebunny - I love it, such a cute car the little Bambino and in amazing condition. The men in my family are totally car mad, my brother in law bought one of these several years ago just because he could. I'm average height (5'5") but remember my head could nearly poke out the sunroof when we went for a drive. It was so much fun!
blue4me - I was wondering if someone would capture more than one mode of transport in a shot. Absolutely brilliant! I also didn't see the other boat until a second look, I love the dark clouds as well. Very well done.
Bryden - I'm going to judge on your first shot since it's the one you prefer. It's also my pick of the two It's been a couple of years since we went to the Big Pineapple but my DS loved going on the train. I love the perspective on this one, it's like you are going on an adventure into the woodlands. Is the Nut Mobile still running?
silverwattle - I salute you! I have tried so many times and I just cannot get panning, so I'm very impressed with your capture. Love the black & white and wonder if the driver is waving to you as they pass?
PrincessPinkenit - I like the moody almost eerie feeling and the way the lights are glowing against the trains. If I was there however I'd probably be running to my car, I get spooked very easy.
So sorry it's taken me so long, I kept going over and over all the wonderful shots. I have a couple of favourites, but the winner this week belongs to............
On a side note to all the Brisbane girls, I hope you're staying dry and not affected by any flooding. I can't believe how much rain has fallen today.
Edited by winkwink, 25 February 2013 - 09:41 PM.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:37 AM
Well done blue4me, your photo is epic!
Top job with the judging Wendy, it wouldn't have been an easy job. We are high and dry with no flooding, however the recent rains have encouraged a high birth rate among the local frog population so we had a full-on choir going last night. The babies are so cute, but LOUD!!
Baby photos in my Flickr
Edited by Peanut, 26 February 2013 - 07:38 AM.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:59 AM
Congratulations blue4me, nice shot. And thanks to all for making me feel welcome I am going to try and participate in challenges as much as I can.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:14 PM
Oh wow thankyou!
I have to duck out to pick up DS1 so I will have a think about the next challenge topic and post it a bit later.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:40 PM
Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:04 PM
Fantastic shots this week everyone. Congratulations blue4me!
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
The numbers have been crunched and it's official: Australian parents are having a bit of an 'O' moment.
Just like a horror movie ... THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. So what works in treating and avoiding head lice and nits?
It's obvious these people dote on their pets, but they're barking up the wrong tree.
The Duchess of Cambridge is in the early stages of labor at St Mary's Hospital.
My baby wasn't interested in food - until we tried something new. Now she's eating it all, and it often comes from my plate.
Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.
A watched womb never labours ... or at least mine didn't.
Rachelle Friedman Chapman was preparing to marry the man of her dreams when tragedy struck four years ago.
No matter what the occasion the world always seems to be waiting for Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Discovering your wife has just given birth on the toilet would be a surprise for anyone. But the shock would be even greater if neither you or your partner knew you were expecting a baby.
These five photos show some ghostly images - but are they real? Do you believe in the spirit world?
Does spending more time with your kids help their development? This is a more complex topic than it may seem.
A mother who opted for a 4D scan late in pregnancy discovered her unborn baby had a rare brain disorder.
"I think we were just tired of people talking, trying to tell our stories, and they had no idea, no clue, what we went through."
They say laughter is the best medicine. If that's true Tom Fletcher and his son should live long, healthy lives.
Do I feel 'smug'? No. Nor do I feel remotely superior. Each birth was valid and valuable in its own right, producing, as it did, a healthy baby.
The workplace isn't always a friendly place for pregnant women. Yet working women inclined to conceal a pregnancy from prying coworkers may be better off opening up and carrying on, according to a new study.
To celebrate Mother's Day this year we are giving you the chance to win one of five great prizes simply by telling us your story.
The popular TV host has no plans for a sibling for her new daughter Maggie.
There is so much pressure about having a baby who sleeps 'all night' , it's no wonder you worry about your baby if she wakes in the night.
Top 5 Articles
A new area on our site for all your playtime and learning fun with baby - specially brought to you by Fisher-Price Play IQ?. PLUS your chance to win a year's supply of toys.
What makes some names have comebacks while others silently fade into oblivion? A few factors come into play.
Even though they're immobile and can't speak, there are plenty of ways you can engage and communicate with your newborn to stimulate their physical, cognitive and emotional development.
Elizabeth Edmonds' husband posted some devastating news on Facebook last year.
If you're a new mum and feeling ignored by the older mum/the old hand/the has-been, please know, it's not you, it's me. Blame the last child parenting fatigue.
The 'How I Met Your Mother' star has revealed that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 25 - and was told she'd never conceive naturally.
What does your baby need to grow up healthy? The experts give their advice.
A UK coroner has warned of the dangers of a bedside cot after the death of a newborn baby who choked to death this month.
Babies are social beings who enjoy being around people they know and love, especially you.
Everyone agrees we need to do more to care for people at risk from suicide, the problem is what.
Having a new baby isn't tiring - it can be downright exhausting.
I was on a high. I'd done it all by myself with no help from anyone.
We're big fans of kids' birthday parties - but this is one bash we're glad we didn't get an invite to.
Everybody loves a bargain - including the Duchess of Cambridge.
A lengthy note put on the window of a fish & chip shop has gone viral due to the writer's serious doubts about the romance of travel.
Pregnant women are under pressure to do all the "right things" to have a healthy child. It results in women feeling judged about their decisions.
The mother of missing toddler William Tyrrell says she has a vision that somebody "picked him up and moved him on ... that's the only way ... to explain for him not to be there".
Most 23-year-old blokes spend their hard earned cash on fun times with mates or romantic dinners with their girlfriend, but not Tommy Connolly.
The first all-female quintuplets born in the United States were delivered last week, at 28 weeks and two days.
Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.
Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.
Top baby names
The numbers are in and we can now bring you the 2014 top baby name list for Australia.