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#26 Abbygirl

Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:16 AM

Meant to say, congratulations on being published Suzie biggrin.gif
I don't buy maazines, but I'll pop into the newsagents tomorrow for a sneek peak! Is it your awesome pencil macro?

#27 Peanut

Posted 14 April 2012 - 11:57 AM

I'm loving the photos entered so far, looking forward to seeing more entries!

Congrats Susie!

#28 SUSIE25

Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:28 PM

Love the rich reds in the leaves. Last time I was in Hahndorf was about 15yrs ago. we have relos in adelaide so prob last time I saw them IRL too,lol

Thanks Abbygirl, I dont buy this one either but I sent it through online. I had to go buy it after that so i could keep it,lol.  It the one of Olivia and Jack in my sig.

Edited by SUSIE25, 14 April 2012 - 12:31 PM.


#29 JaneLane

Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:48 PM

Looks like I have missed several challenges sad.gif .  I wasn't sure if I could find anything remotely Autumnal looking but finally saw this today and thought I better take some photos before I totally miss the challenge deadline original.gif , so here is my Autumn photo entry


http://www.flickr.com/photos/blueforme/692.../in/photostream

Edited by blue4me, 14 April 2012 - 02:49 PM.


#30 Calmar

Posted 14 April 2012 - 04:25 PM

This week, I decided that I had to learn Photoshop.  Found 1 lonely leaf. Stuck it to the side of the house with bluetack.  Then took the shot  biggrin.gif

I have spent the last 3 hours trying to work out how to use photoshop....watched a few youtube tutorials.  This is what I came up with:  
autumn by silver wattle, on Flickr

Not happy but at least it is a start.  

Mummy26, love the colour of the water............how lucky to get the birds shadow, lovely shot!

Abbygirl Love everything about your shot, the colours, the chair in the background....awesome shot!

Blue4m4, also love your shots

Edited by silverwattle, 14 April 2012 - 04:27 PM.


#31 3greenhills

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:59 PM

Hi all, Ive been MIA for a few weeks, not much camera action happening at all really.

I literally just snapped this tonight. Got to get back into it original.gif

So heres my not really thought out entry for the week, it may change if I get some more time.

Autumn 2012 by 3greenhills, on Flickr

#32 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 15 April 2012 - 12:52 AM

QUOTE (SUSIE25 @ 12/04/2012, 10:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*PS - anyone buy this week's Thats Life mag. My sig pic is in  cool.gif


I don't always buy that's life, unless I know I'm in for a boring shift at work. Knowing I would have a quiet shift on Wednesday I grabbed a copy. While flicking through it, I saw the gorgeous photo of your kids, and I was sitting at work wondering where I 'knew' them from biggrin.gif... it finally clicked after opening this thread.

Great entries so far...

#33 LenaK

Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:15 AM

I've been missing in action for a few weeks:  havnt had much oppertunity to get the camera out.  Looks like I've missed some great challenges though.

I'm in the northern hemishpere and spring is now upon us, so I dont have any nice Autumn colours to work with.   Here's one I took in my garden today though... it's Autumnish.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/70842469@N05/7077198463/



#34 raven74

Posted 15 April 2012 - 01:30 PM

This is my take on Autmn - the horses get hairy!

Autmn fluff by raven:74, on Flickr

#35 Two Socks

Posted 15 April 2012 - 09:09 PM

Had to use my P&S this week.  

Just used Aviary in Flickr and think it's completely icky.  I loathe the tiny image they give you to try to edit (or maybe I'm just too tired tonight to figure out how to enlarge it).  I don't like the editing tools at all.  Picnik was so much friendlier.  Might have to look at Google+.

Anyway, this is it.


Autumn's hues by tickly_rain, on Flickr

#36 SUSIE25

Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:33 PM

Beautiful day in Melbourne today so we went down to the botanical gardens.
My poor camera is exhausted as am I wink.gif



larger version

#37 madreader

Posted 16 April 2012 - 05:13 PM


2012-04-16_IMG_0054bsaturated by madreader, on Flickr

Better late than never!!!

#38 Jupiter123

Posted 16 April 2012 - 05:45 PM


Autumn Leaves by Jupiter_123, on Flickr

I took this whilst on my lunch break today.  

It was the tunneling effect that really grabbed me.  I tried a few different crops, but it just didn't have the same feel to it when cropped.

It looks best on a black background, so if you would like to see the full effect please use this link

Autumn Leaves

#39 Superman+4sisters

Posted 16 April 2012 - 07:17 PM

I think I just made it this week! I had to fight ds for this prop Tounge1.gif

http://flickr.com/gp/tresmariasphotos/u12C79

Lovely photos everyone original.gif

#40 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 16 April 2012 - 07:57 PM

Struggled getting a photo this week, until I went to make my coffee this evening original.gif There is nothing more I love about my Autumn Morning routine then a nice hot coffee!


EB Challenge : Autumn by PrincessPinkenIt, on Flickr

#41 Peanut

Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:23 PM

Thanks for taking part in this weeks challenge everyone, it certainly was challenging with this not particularly "traditional" autumn weather!

Mummy26, definitely a picture of autumn here in Australia.  Beautiful composition and the vignette draws the eye in to the leaves perfectly.  Love the lucky addition of the bird and the feather!

Abbygirl, another beautifully composed photo.  The decorative chair is a lovely foil to the gorgeous colour in the leaves.

Blue4me, wow, the strong colour in your triptych is lovely.  This is a beautiful autumn abstract, well done.

Silverwattle, I just love the smooth DOF in your photo.  I would probably increase the contrast a bit to bring out the colour and texture on the leaf, but that is just personal taste.  Good to see you exploring Photoshop and other editing programs, they really can help to bring out the best in photos.

3greenhills, glad to see you back, nice composition and colour in your leaf.  By the way, Iím really enjoying your P52 photos and messages!

LenaK, welcome back to you as well!  I like the muted colouring in your photo; I think it is the perfect choice.  Autumn brings on lots of tidying up in the garden, as it does in early spring!

Raven74, great thinking outside of the box!  Shaggy coats and long whiskers are definite indicators of autumn!  

Tickly_rain, youíve captured a beautiful autumnal canopy scene, I wish I had that colour in my area but the tropics wonít oblige me.

Susie25, what lovely bokeh in your photo.  This is what autumn looks like to many of us in the warmer parts of Australia.

Madreader
, those leaves look delicate enough to make me think they were flower petals at first!  Lovely delicate image, and the crack in the pavement have the double effect of looking like a peace symbol.  Well captured!  

Jupiter123, I really like the perspective in your photo and beautiful bokeh too.  I think you are correct, cropping would alter the unusual perspective too much, so good call.

Superman+4sisters, now that is what I call thinking outside the box!  Nice negative space and lighting and a lovely simple image.  My DH can demolish a whole bag of mandarins in one sitting if I allowed him!  

PrincessPinkenIT, yup, the hot water is flowing profusely in this household too!  For DH that means coffee and for me it means tea.  Nice perspective and capture of the twin flows.

So, the trouble I had picking the winner came down to choosing between two of the more traditional ďautumnĒ images and two that were not so traditional.  All were beautifully photographed and the photographers were Mummy26, Abbygirl, Raven74 and Superman+4sisters.  

However, I was particularly taken with the clever idea and thought put into the image of the mandarin, so this weeks challenge winner is  

Superman+4sisters!!   biggrin.gif


Thanks again everyone!


#42 Calmar

Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:50 PM

Congrats superman+4sisters,  looking forward to seeing this weeks topic.

Thanks peanut.

#43 winkwink

Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:57 PM

Congratulations Superman+4sisters  cclap.gif  Can't wait for the next topic.

Teri, love the ticker  biggrin.gif  I'm so jealous, I'd love to be going back there.

#44 Abbygirl

Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:00 PM

Congrats Tmuv, I knew yours would win! Beautiful light coming through that Mandarine, I love the simplicity of it ")

Thanks for the mention Teri, it was a fun challenge original.gif




Bring on the next one!

#45 Mercurial

Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:07 PM

Congratulations - lovely shot!

I didn't get an entry in this week.  Ridiculously busy with work and a busy social life to boot means I didn't even pick up my camera.

#46 LenaK

Posted 17 April 2012 - 06:00 AM

Really nice shot Superman+4sisters :-)

#47 Superman+4sisters

Posted 17 April 2012 - 08:15 AM

Oh wow! I wasn't expecting that ohmy.gif Thank you hheart.gif

Hmmm, now putting on my thinking cap for the next challenge...

#48 Jupiter123

Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:08 AM

Lovely shots ladies.... S4S nice work and congrats, it was a great shot.

Looking forward to the next topic

#49 JaneLane

Posted 17 April 2012 - 11:28 AM

Congrats Superman+4sisters!  Great photo biggrin.gif




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