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#500220 - Sun Oct 25 2009 03:22 AM This week's theme is HOLIDAYS
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Have you got a great photo from a holiday or vacation you've been on?

Then show us!

(I got the idea of this theme from Santanna and the photos she's been posting lately from paris .. I hope you kept one back! )

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#500221 - Sun Oct 25 2009 03:39 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Copago]
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Oh I've got lots more from Paris Unfortunately an awful lot of them are of the various members of the Paris and District pipe band, so I can't use them on the forum

I'll start the ball rolling for this Holiday theme with a shot of a modern, space-y type 'statue'. There were a dozen of these in a circle around one of the fountains in the Jardins des Tulleries outside the Louvre. Needless to say they were a great hit with the boys!

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#500222 - Sun Oct 25 2009 04:31 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Santana2002]
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A trip to London, nearly two years ago. And a look at the sky, hard to believe it was January!
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#500223 - Sun Oct 25 2009 08:07 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: JaneMarple]
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I have a photo I took in Italy in 70s which is very similar to this - but this is not Italy, it is Sydney Harbour from near Cremorne Point.

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#500224 - Sun Oct 25 2009 11:04 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: lilyalli]
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Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK

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#500225 - Sun Oct 25 2009 12:32 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: zorba_scank]
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Vintage Disneyland, captured on Kodachrome by 19 year-old me in October 1965.


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#500226 - Sun Oct 25 2009 12:37 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: lilyalli]
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Could have fooled me, lilyalli. Beautiful shot, looks like it was taken close to the golden hour - with an hour of sunrise or sunset, the best time to photograph scenics.

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#500227 - Sun Oct 25 2009 12:45 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: PauFlP]
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The Scottish Village of Plockton, used in the tv series Hamish Macbeth Hence the insert
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#500228 - Sun Oct 25 2009 04:53 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: PauFlP]
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Could have fooled me, lilyalli. Beautiful shot, looks like it was taken close to the golden hour - with an hour of sunrise or sunset, the best time to photograph scenics.




I just checked - it was about 10.30 am! There had been a slight shower and the sun was a little watery, so perhaps that gives a similar effect.
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#500229 - Sun Oct 25 2009 05:16 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: lilyalli]
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Quote:

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Could have fooled me, lilyalli. Beautiful shot, looks like it was taken close to the golden hour - with an hour of sunrise or sunset, the best time to photograph scenics.




I just checked - it was about 10.30 am! There had been a slight shower and the sun was a little watery, so perhaps that gives a similar effect.




Ah - the relatively low angle of the sun is what does it, making objects seem more three-dimensional and adding an overall sense of depth to the whole image.

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#500230 - Sun Oct 25 2009 05:36 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: PauFlP]
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2007 trip to the backs at Cambridge
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#500231 - Sun Oct 25 2009 10:34 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: ren33]
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I went somewhere very touristy last month - Niagara Falls!


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#500232 - Mon Oct 26 2009 09:49 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: spanishliz]
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Oh lucky you, liz! Hope you had a great time! Your pic is great!

Ren, love your shot of Cambridge - that green is so intense!
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#500233 - Tue Oct 27 2009 02:21 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Santana2002]
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Here is a picture of Angkor Wat in Cambodia taken in 2006


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#500234 - Tue Oct 27 2009 03:03 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: szabs]
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That is fabulous, Szabs
Actually all of these are great and I'm really jealous about the Hamish MacBeth shot!!

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#500235 - Tue Oct 27 2009 09:58 AM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Copago]
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Copago the village is still there you could visit it on a holiday, Sadly you will no longer see what attracted me to the place, they banned the highland cattle from roaming the streets due to what cows do naturally. Tourism has suffered apparently and the grass that the Catle kept down is getting tall and there are no funds for a grass cutter.
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#500236 - Tue Oct 27 2009 12:53 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Professer]
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LOL .. okay, it's 5:50AM and I just read your post, Professor, thinking you were talking about the Angkor photo. It took full seconds to realise that highland cattle just really wouldn't be wandering around Cambodia and that Scotland would be a more natural spot for them...
Be gentle .. it's early!

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#500237 - Tue Oct 27 2009 01:26 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Copago]
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This was my home for 2 weeks in September 1974. It's the SS Uganda, leaving Liverpool to visit Spain, Gibraltar and Morocco. I've resized it twice but can't seem to reduce the image it shows here. I can use a different site for saving it if necessary.



Edited by satguru (Tue Oct 27 2009 01:28 PM)

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#500238 - Sun Nov 01 2009 08:43 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: satguru]
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I missed seeing this thread all last week (have no idea how that happened!), hopefully it's not too late to sneak one last pic in here.

This was a picture I took when I was in Naples, Italy last year.

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#500239 - Sun Nov 01 2009 10:20 PM Re: This week's theme is HOLIDAYS [Re: Jedi_Padawan]
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Lovely photos everyone!
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