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Bambi
11-24-2009, 10:12 PM
since it's winter and getting dark at ridiculously early hours, why not have a night photo challenge?

those on the southern hemisphere can still play -they just need to stay up later

I'm a big fan of night photography, so I second this idea! :)

Although I rarely ever participate in these types of things I think it is a good idea, but why not just add a new sub forum just for night photograph, a challenge is a good idea but it gets not better until the spring and even then people like taking night shots so why not just sub forum in the Show your photo section on top of maybe a challenge to get it started? Just my :twocents: as per usual.


Although I rarely ever participate in these types of things I think it is a good idea, but why not just add a new sub forum just for night photograph, a challenge is a good idea but it gets not better until the spring and even then people like taking night shots so why not just sub forum in the Show your photo section on top of maybe a challenge to get it started? Just my :twocents: as per usual.

I like AL's idea...night photography is a genre all unto it's own IMO. :)

Excellent suggestion bambi - I'm moving this post to the assignment forum though.


Sub-forum for night photography eh?

Hmmm...not sure about this as it may confuse the subcategories in the show forum. Let's say it's a shot of building at night - would it go in the night photography subforum or the current Architecture & Man Made (cities, buildings, roads, objects & abstracts) (http://www.photography.ca/Forums/f22/) forum? (http://www.photography.ca/Forums/f22/)

Opinions?

Thx!
Marko

I like it, but we will have to put up with a grumpy MA from his lack of sleep :evil2:

Can it include shots with the lights out? lol..


Excellent suggestion bambi - I'm moving this post to the assignment forum though.


Sub-forum for night photography eh?


Hmmm...not sure about this as it may confuse the subcategories in the show forum. Let's say it's a shot of building at night - would it go in the night photography subforum or the current Architecture & Man Made (cities, buildings, roads, objects & abstracts) (http://www.photography.ca/Forums/f22/) forum? (http://www.photography.ca/Forums/f22/)

Opinions?

Thx!
Marko


thanks Marko.

and oops :o wrong forum.
I'm not sure about it having it's own section but then I do very little of it :)

I think too with all the Xmassy lights around it might make for an especially good challenge in December. :)

I'm totally up for this! Sounds like fun.

The sub-forum idea, while understandable, would not work well for just the reason that Marko points out. Sorry, but I don't think this is a good reason for adding a sub-forum any where.

Seems like night photography has a lot of support so that will be this month's assignment. Merging suggestions now.

Marko
12-01-2009, 09:48 AM
Night photography is this Month's Challenge. Thanks Bambi for suggesting it. Now who will post first?

Greg_Nuspel
12-01-2009, 09:51 AM
It's still dark out there come on Lisa :-)

Beamer
12-01-2009, 10:37 AM
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm112/Loonlodge/000_0708.jpg

Hello All thought I would jump in on this one.

One night in London, trying to capture the speed of the city.

kat
12-01-2009, 10:53 AM
http://www.photography.ca/Forums/newreply.php?do=newreply&noquote=1&p=40421

Hello All thought I would jump in on this one.

One night in London, trying to capture the speed of the city.

Not to sure if it's me..but I don't see your photo! Can't wait to though!!!

Mad Aussie
12-01-2009, 02:43 PM
I see Double Decker Buses during an earthquake! ;)

casil403
12-01-2009, 09:00 PM
This one's for you Greg! :highfive:
I went out in my PJ's (big coat over top) to catch this in the park across the street...lol!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2613/4151186343_61538441a8_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2596/4151204357_0bb050190b_o.jpg

JAS_Photo
12-02-2009, 04:49 AM
Ok, I took this about a week or so ago. This highrise is near to the club and has been under construction for more than two years. They have finally taken away the cranes and added some lights and its quite spectacular.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2571/4126730143_f91a8767ca_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/4126730143/)


Next attempt will be the 'Toole Peet Tree of Lights' but a cold snap is coming. :(

Marko
12-02-2009, 11:14 AM
Nice start everyone!

hodaka
12-02-2009, 12:03 PM
Question: I was always under the impression that we were supposed to share pictures taken after the assignment was announced. Can we actually use any picture we have taken in the past that meets the assignment criteria?

Marko
12-02-2009, 01:32 PM
Question: I was always under the impression that we were supposed to share pictures taken after the assignment was announced.

Can we actually use any picture we have taken in the past that meets the assignment criteria?

Hi Hodaka,

Can you clarify what you mean by share images, I don't understand.

...and obviously there's no gun or double checking but the assignment is like voluntary homework, it's supposed to be current. If you use last year's homework it's cheating :D a bit.

Iguanasan
12-02-2009, 01:36 PM
Ok, I took this about a week or so ago. ...

I think Hodaka is referring to Raiven's comment. Posting/sharing photos for the assignment *should* be done with photos taken within that's month's time frame but no one is going to shoot you if you cheat. You are really only cheating yourself. Not that I'd say Raiven is cheating, I'm guessing she just figured late November was close enough to December to count. :p

hodaka
12-02-2009, 04:33 PM
Yeah, that's what I meant - just wanted to clarify what the guidelines are.

kat
12-02-2009, 08:31 PM
Well this is mine until, and if, I have a moment to search the neighbourhood for something half decent.

My little people that greet visitors with their electric candle :p

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2640/4154524612_a2b2746097_o.jpg

hodaka
12-02-2009, 09:52 PM
Here's my first one:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2752/4154667240_e2841e3e59_o.jpg

Not 100% sharp, but I forgot my tripod at work! Maybe I'll get another chance at it tomorrow night.

Mad Aussie
12-02-2009, 09:57 PM
That's COOL Hokada!!

hodaka
12-02-2009, 11:08 PM
OK, here's one I took LAST winter - just wanted to share it in this assignment:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2651/4154824086_930f8a59b8_o.jpg

casil403
12-03-2009, 07:48 AM
One more from the park:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2659/4155528414_7c7bdd9f7b_o.jpg

Fortytwo
12-03-2009, 09:38 AM
What a great collection of pictures already. Gotta hurry up myself. Nice work everybody so far...

Mad Aussie
12-03-2009, 04:18 PM
I like that last Casil ... awesome leading line formed by the lights and path and the light has created serious texture in the foreground.

Bambi
12-03-2009, 10:01 PM
Okay,l I just realized that I cheated in last month's assignment. sorry Marko. Please don't give me a time out!!! :o

I took this one in NY this week so it counts :D.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_eTzuNZZ7ZF0/Sxh64QBv4yI/AAAAAAAACZY/olJB3ecDhMQ/s800/20091201_36.JPG

I'd love to know how they store these lights!!!

and this one was from a long exposure. I call it 'ghosts of christmas present!
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_eTzuNZZ7ZF0/SxhxKDqTPyI/AAAAAAAACY4/_2aKZYCiFmM/s800/xmas%20ghosts.jpg

casil403
12-04-2009, 07:09 AM
Those XXXL Xmas lights are really cool! :)

MoinMoin
12-04-2009, 02:10 PM
So many great night shots - really wonderful. And the month is just starting!
Here is my try - I peeped into neighbours garden :o:

http://gallery.digicamclub.de/4images/data/media/374/lichterterrasse_Kopie.jpg

Michaelaw
12-07-2009, 02:38 AM
http://www.redzonefilms.com/pics2/cold vancouver night.jpg

JAS_Photo
12-07-2009, 03:12 AM
Lovely colors there, Michael!

hodaka
12-08-2009, 08:05 PM
Here's one from the night before last , in Kelowna:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2568/4170702648_b67aef0834_o.jpg

Bambi
12-08-2009, 08:23 PM
I really like that picture Hodaka. Nice composition.

Mad Aussie
12-08-2009, 09:26 PM
Another nice example of using the curved, leading lines.

casil403
12-08-2009, 10:14 PM
well done Hodaka!

hodaka
12-08-2009, 10:24 PM
Thanks guys! It was -14C out, with a bit of a breeze off the lake. My eyeballs were freezing, so I was having trouble seeing if the focus was good on the shots - this one turned out OK!

hodaka
12-08-2009, 10:25 PM
Here's another, same night, in front of the hotel:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2789/4170703232_05f2112b27_o.jpg

hodaka
12-08-2009, 10:27 PM
And another, previous night:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2495/4169941281_cfdda79967_o.jpg

Sorry if I'm boring anyone, I'm just really enjoying the assignment! I've got more . . .

JAS_Photo
12-09-2009, 01:34 AM
Nice work, Hodaka!

Michaelaw
12-09-2009, 10:31 AM
http://www.redzonefilms.com/pics2/lions gate.jpg

Mad Aussie
12-09-2009, 04:44 PM
A Xmas garden decoration at a family residence near me

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2667/4172098841_f7617d98de_o.jpg

AntZ
12-09-2009, 05:08 PM
What a thread. Some great shots.

I love the B&W bridge Michael. It looks somewhat like our "Story Bridge" in Brisbane.

Cool MA, I like the clean black background.

Mad Aussie
12-09-2009, 05:11 PM
Thanks ANtz. I like Michael's bride very much also!

casil403
12-09-2009, 11:23 PM
Here's a couple I took around the 'hood during tonight's snowfall:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2673/4172855095_bc293f5e23_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2495/4172857369_ea4bfd5818_o.jpg

casil403
12-10-2009, 12:01 AM
A poor lonely playground waiting.......:cry-an:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2728/4173653288_fa9ef29e63_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2721/4173673292_da3978edab_o.jpg

Mad Aussie
12-10-2009, 01:53 AM
I like that 1st one of the school ... and love that last one in the playground! The snow looks so cool!!

Marko
12-10-2009, 12:51 PM
Here's one I took last night after the snowfall.

kat
12-10-2009, 01:09 PM
Here's one from the night before last , in Kelowna:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2568/4170702648_b67aef0834_o.jpg

One of those twinkles used to be home for me! I sure miss Kelowna! :cry-an:

kat
12-10-2009, 01:10 PM
Fantastic work everyone!!!!!

Marko
12-10-2009, 01:19 PM
Here's some snowy chairs

Bambi
12-10-2009, 01:31 PM
the bike one is very cool Marko!

TheGreatMike
12-11-2009, 05:31 PM
It's a sickness,who would take pictures while waiting for a ride ,after a 3 hour flight ??

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 07:47 PM
A tree in a park, under a street light. :rolleyes:

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 07:53 PM
Wonderful little people kat. Mysterious and interesting - jimmy

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 07:57 PM
I enjoyed your "Snowy Chairs" Marko. The colour tone you chose is unexpected but it works. Well done - jimmy

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 08:01 PM
Hey hodaka. I really enjoyed your first photo. Big Moon and Trees. Super black and white - jimmy

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 08:03 PM
Hi Bambi. I think your Radio City rocks - jimmy

jumpinjimmyjava
12-11-2009, 08:06 PM
Neat Montana capture raiven. Well exposed - jimmy

Bambi
12-11-2009, 09:39 PM
Hi Bambi. I think your Radio City rocks - jimmy

thanks JJJ!

hodaka
12-11-2009, 11:37 PM
Thanks JJJ!

Michaelaw
12-11-2009, 11:43 PM
Thanks ANtz. I like Michael's bride very much also!
She's all mine MA :evil2:

Mad Aussie
12-12-2009, 12:13 AM
She's all mine MA :evil2:
:laugh: One little letter can mean so much M :)


Ok ... I meant 'Bridge' :)

Michaelaw
12-12-2009, 12:24 AM
Couldn't resist the poke MA :D there's no way you could have known about my new wife ;)

Mad Aussie
12-12-2009, 12:26 AM
Couldn't resist the poke MA :D there's no way you could have known about my new wife ;)
Or DID I?? ;)

Michaelaw
12-12-2009, 12:29 AM
Only your hairdresser knows for sure :D

adispi
12-12-2009, 03:23 AM
For those who observe the festival of light, Happy Hanuka:
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_CwVEl4ifaow/SyNR3W3keOI/AAAAAAAABNc/jMD0zW1pjic/s800/DSC_8764.jpg

JAS_Photo
12-12-2009, 04:12 AM
Love the colors, Adi!

JAS_Photo
12-12-2009, 04:24 AM
I took this of the outdoor window display at a flower shop with the point and shoot on the way to work. It gave me an idea for a better photo with the Nikon, though.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/4178593116_882db2bf68_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/4178593116/)

casil403
12-12-2009, 08:46 AM
Neat Raiven....I see you got a self portrait in there too.:)

dulvari prestige
12-13-2009, 03:45 AM
This shot taken a month after i got my 450d, i think i was pretty lucky with what i got.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c327/dulvari/boydsbaybridge-1.jpg

Xenos
12-14-2009, 01:07 AM
Here's one I took a few months ago at the Vancouver Celebration of Lights fireworks. It's English Bay with the RCMP helicopter Air 1 flying around. Not sure if the qualifications are that it must be taken after the announcement of the project or not but I do like this shot.

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd63/focusracer30/KellyRob2.jpg

le1parrain
12-14-2009, 02:26 PM
A restaurant in Dubai at night.

http://mbelhaj.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/20091115-5798.jpg

Iguanasan
12-14-2009, 04:28 PM
Went downtown last night to capture the holiday decorations on the Waverly Inn. Here's one of them...
5053

scorpio_e
12-14-2009, 05:55 PM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2635/4175859833_a718a0c44c_o.jpg
Here is my go at it.

kat
12-14-2009, 07:02 PM
Oh wow!!!

Fortytwo
12-15-2009, 03:23 PM
Some shots I took in the little town of Waregem in Belgium...

http://img696.imageshack.us/img696/8434/nighphoto1of2small.jpg

http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/4452/nighphoto2of2small.jpg

Bambi
12-15-2009, 06:52 PM
great photos everyone! I am really enjoying them! :thankyou:

Mad Aussie
12-15-2009, 07:08 PM
great photos everyone! I am really enjoying them! :thankyou:
Me too!

JAS_Photo
12-17-2009, 02:33 AM
The Hood

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2720/4192326744_7857d8d52e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/4192326744/)

le1parrain
12-17-2009, 09:32 AM
Can we post more than one photo in the assignment?

hodaka
12-17-2009, 11:16 AM
The Hood

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2720/4192326744_7857d8d52e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/4192326744/)

Awesome shot - I can't believe I'm actually starting to miss Calgary! Oh well, I'll be there in a couple weeks.

Bambi
12-17-2009, 11:17 AM
Can we post more than one photo in the assignment?

my understanding is 'yes' we can. :)

Marko
12-17-2009, 12:49 PM
LOVELY variety here everyone :highfive::highfive:

and OF COURSE you can post more than one - the more the merrier!

Word on the street is..."We love pix round here" :D

le1parrain
12-17-2009, 03:30 PM
Great! This one was done probably a million time :)

le1parrain
12-17-2009, 03:32 PM
And this one:

le1parrain
12-17-2009, 03:34 PM
A Suspicious delivery at night :evil2:

Mad Aussie
12-17-2009, 03:36 PM
Cool shots there Le1!! Dubai is very different from what most of us are used to seeing.

le1parrain
12-17-2009, 03:47 PM
Cool shots there Le1!! Dubai is very different from what most of us are used to seeing.
Thanks. It's indeed different but not photo friendly. The sun is always harsh. Some people are seeing the first snow of the season, we are seeing only the first clouds of the season :)

Mad Aussie
12-17-2009, 03:51 PM
we are seeing only the first clouds of the season :)
I know the feeling! :headslap:

Bambi
12-17-2009, 06:38 PM
great shots Le1. Love the one of the Mosque(?). And that truck is sexy!

:highfive:

robking
12-17-2009, 08:34 PM
This is from granville Island in Vancouver. It was probably the coldest day ever in Vancouver ... a balmy -17

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=117613&id=59751001583&ref=mf#/photo.php?pid=4231887&id=59751001583

Gotoplanf
12-18-2009, 11:52 AM
I am new to the forums, but have been listening to the podcasts for the past few weeks. Thought I would jump in head first and submit a photo. Here is a shot from a visit in Lethbridge, they had the bridge lit up a few times throughout the year, for the 100th anniversary of it being built. Couldn't pass up the opportunity even though it was around -31c out.

Marko
12-18-2009, 11:58 AM
Hey welcome to the forums Gotoplanf:highfive:

Glad you jumped right in and with an assignment too - Nice! :highfive:

Cool perspective here, not used to seeing bridges at this angle! Good on ya for bravin' wicked winter as well.

Mad Aussie
12-18-2009, 02:07 PM
Very nice first shot here at ph.ca there Plan F :)

kurtdriver
12-19-2009, 10:47 PM
This is from granville Island in Vancouver. It was probably the coldest day ever in Vancouver ... a balmy -17

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=117613&id=59751001583&ref=mf#/photo.php?pid=4231887&id=59751001583

Your picture's not showing up. I don't remember -17 in the twenty years I've been here.

JAS_Photo
12-20-2009, 03:15 AM
THe Lethbridge highlevel bridge is great. I lived in Lethbridge once upon a time. The coolies are cool and the drive into the city is so dramatic. For those not from the area, coolies are kind of "reverse" hills. They are formed by the path of the river carving out the land rather than glaciers or whatever causing the upheavel of the land.

MoinMoin
12-20-2009, 08:26 AM
Every year the old salt storhouses of our Hanseatic city are illuminated.

http://gallery.digicamclub.de/4images/data/media/15/heickundschmalz.jpg

Bambi
12-20-2009, 09:43 AM
ver pretty! too bad about the railing in the way.

jumpinjimmyjava
12-20-2009, 04:34 PM
Just love "The Hood" raiven. Magical capture - jimmy

Gotoplanf
12-20-2009, 06:00 PM
THe Lethbridge highlevel bridge is great. I lived in Lethbridge once upon a time. The coolies are cool and the drive into the city is so dramatic. For those not from the area, coolies are kind of "reverse" hills. They are formed by the path of the river carving out the land rather than glaciers or whatever causing the upheavel of the land.

The High Level is a magnificient bridge spanning the coolies which like you say are an amazing sight in their own right. I enjoy my visits to Lethbridge and just happened upon this great sight. Thanks Marko, Raiven and Mad Aussie for the feedback. I look forward to learning a lot from these forums.

MoinMoin
12-21-2009, 12:14 AM
Hey Bambi - here are the salt storhouses again (right side) without the railing. The little building in the middle is our city landmark the "Holstenor" ;).

http://gallery.digicamclub.de/4images/data/media/15/glowingholstentor2.jpg

Bambi
12-21-2009, 08:17 AM
ooooh. Thanks! :thankyou:

Bambi
12-21-2009, 08:22 PM
I went out armed with the camera and took some pictures. This is a star from one of our christmas decorations
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_eTzuNZZ7ZF0/SzAePhf20MI/AAAAAAAADSg/jvnEH8PkIxA/s800/DSC09500.JPG

Rhys
12-22-2009, 12:02 AM
Brisbane by night!

Mad Aussie
12-22-2009, 02:30 AM
SOmeone's ben walking around Southbank Rhys :)

Pretty fancy star there Bambi!

Bambi
12-22-2009, 08:33 AM
thanks MA,

Rhys- I want to go sit in that sand under the palm trees. Beautiful!

Rhys
12-22-2009, 07:17 PM
Thanks Bambi, it is my favourite photo from many taken that night.

Mad Aussie - I was escaping my children!

Mad Aussie
12-23-2009, 05:14 AM
Mad Aussie - I was escaping my children!
Oh you can run ... but you can't hide!! :headslap:

Bambi
12-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Oh you can run ... but you can't hide!! :headslap:

hahaha! :laugh: My husband and I joke that what kept us together when the kids were young was fear of sole custody!:clown:

Mad Aussie
12-23-2009, 02:49 PM
hahaha! :laugh: My husband and I joke that what kept us together when the kids were young was fear of sole custody!:clown:
I think there are times when that gets a lot of people through some hard times together :)

AntZ
12-23-2009, 08:20 PM
Not as sharp as I would like, but then that is what these assignments are about right? Learning! I learnt always take a tripod..even if you think you are going back to the car to get it.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_bbi-4cZRdqw/SzLARKfQehI/AAAAAAAAHVQ/dNijP7ryh08/s720/IMG_3629_HDR-Edit.jpg

Mad Aussie
12-23-2009, 09:26 PM
I like the angle you've found there Antz!

Bambi
12-24-2009, 08:49 AM
Beautiful Antz!

JAS_Photo
12-28-2009, 02:28 AM
A last kick at the cat, so to speak.

When I was down at city hall today, I passed by Olympic Plaza where all the skaters were waiting for the Zamboni to shine up the ice.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2604/4221552074_a2fb14ed4b_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/4221552074/)

Mad Aussie
12-28-2009, 02:57 AM
Cool shot ... you polish your ice??

JAS_Photo
12-28-2009, 03:26 AM
Ha! Ha! You have to polish it up or you can't skate on it very well. The skaters put little grooves in the ice that makes it difficult to skate on after awhile.

crystalb
12-31-2009, 09:58 PM
I thought I would actually enter this month, no city lights here but we do have street lights :p

Mad Aussie
12-31-2009, 10:40 PM
Kind of a mystery shot there crystal. Nothing like getting in inthe last minute!!

Cape Bretoner
01-01-2010, 02:47 AM
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3006/3099011921_601df86745_o.jpg