Re: [SI] Reminder, Looking Up/Looking Down is due March 17th.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Robert Coe, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Robert Coe

    Robert Coe Guest

    On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:24:57 -0700, Savageduck
    <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : On 2013-03-13 12:22:17 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    :
    : > On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:08:22 -0700, Savageduck
    : > <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : >
    : >> On 2013-03-13 09:56:00 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : >>
    : >>> On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:30 -0700, Savageduck
    : >>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : >>>
    : >>>> On 2013-03-13 06:53:48 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : >>>>
    : >>>>> Just a friendly reminder that if you haven't looked up or down lately,
    : >>>>> there's still a few days left to do so. Here's the details:
    : >>>>>
    : >>>>> ===================================
    : >>>>>
    : >>>>> This month's mandate involves tall things, or as tall as you can find
    : >>>>> nearby. The subjects don't need to be skyscrapers. Take a shot looking
    : >>>>> up at something tall, or from something tall looking down. Shoot three
    : >>>>> looking up or shoot three looking down, or mix them up. Your call.
    : >>>>> That's it. This mandate is due March 17th, 2013. The gallery with a
    : >>>>> couple of samples is here:
    : >>>>
    : >>>> Since most of the architecture in my part of California is decidedly
    : >>>> squat, and could not remotely be described as skyscraper, or tall, my
    : >>>> shots, two downwards from an elevated vantage point, and one upwards of
    : >>>> a structure above me are more landscape feature than architecture.
    : >>>> Anyway, they will be on their way soon.
    : >>>
    : >>> Well, we have two obvous choices here:
    : >>>
    : >>> 1. Move.
    : >>> 2. Submit the shots as the are, since they sound like they meet the
    : >>> mandate perfectly.
    : >>>
    : >>> Clearly, choice #1 is the way to go.
    : >>
    : >> Naah!
    : >
    : > OK, OK...
    : >
    : > Since the last two mandates didn't really suit you, how about you pick
    : > the next one so it does? I don't want to go for three in a row.
    :
    : Barbecue

    BARBECUE??! Hey, man, there's still almost a foot of snow on the ground here!

    Bob
     
    Robert Coe, Mar 14, 2013
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  2. Robert Coe

    Robert Coe Guest

    On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:51:06 -0700, Savageduck
    <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : On 2013-03-13 18:36:37 -0700, Robert Coe <> said:
    :
    : > On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:24:57 -0700, Savageduck
    : > <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : > : On 2013-03-13 12:22:17 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : > :
    : > : > On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:08:22 -0700, Savageduck
    : > : > <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : > : >
    : > : >> On 2013-03-13 09:56:00 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : > : >>
    : > : >>> On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:30 -0700, Savageduck
    : > : >>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : > : >>>
    : > : >>>> On 2013-03-13 06:53:48 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : > : >>>>
    : > : >>>>> Just a friendly reminder that if you haven't looked up or down lately,
    : > : >>>>> there's still a few days left to do so. Here's the details:
    : > : >>>>>
    : > : >>>>> ===================================
    : > : >>>>>
    : > : >>>>> This month's mandate involves tall things, or as tall as you can find
    : > : >>>>> nearby. The subjects don't need to be skyscrapers. Take a shot looking
    : > : >>>>> up at something tall, or from something tall looking down. Shoot three
    : > : >>>>> looking up or shoot three looking down, or mix them up. Your call.
    : > : >>>>> That's it. This mandate is due March 17th, 2013. The gallery with a
    : > : >>>>> couple of samples is here:
    : > : >>>>
    : > : >>>> Since most of the architecture in my part of California is decidedly
    : > : >>>> squat, and could not remotely be described as skyscraper, or tall, my
    : > : >>>> shots, two downwards from an elevated vantage point, and one upwards of
    : > : >>>> a structure above me are more landscape feature than architecture.
    : > : >>>> Anyway, they will be on their way soon.
    : > : >>>
    : > : >>> Well, we have two obvous choices here:
    : > : >>>
    : > : >>> 1. Move.
    : > : >>> 2. Submit the shots as the are, since they sound like they meet the
    : > : >>> mandate perfectly.
    : > : >>>
    : > : >>> Clearly, choice #1 is the way to go.
    : > : >>
    : > : >> Naah!
    : > : >
    : > : > OK, OK...
    : > : >
    : > : > Since the last two mandates didn't really suit you, how about you pick
    : > : > the next one so it does? I don't want to go for three in a row.
    : > :
    : > : Barbecue
    : >
    : > BARBECUE??! Hey, man, there's still almost a foot of snow on the ground here!
    : >
    : > Bob
    :
    : I haven't seen snow all winter. ;-)
    : ...and not much in the line of skyscrapers, steeples, or towers either.

    You may like my entries, then. I decided I was all steepled out, and therefore
    took a rather minimalist view of "up" and "down". ;^)

    Bob
     
    Robert Coe, Mar 15, 2013
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  3. Robert Coe

    Robert Coe Guest

    On Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:09:30 -0400, Bowser <> wrote:
    : On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:36:37 -0400, Robert Coe <> wrote:
    :
    : >On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:24:57 -0700, Savageduck
    : ><savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : >: On 2013-03-13 12:22:17 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : >:
    : >: > On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:08:22 -0700, Savageduck
    : >: > <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : >: >
    : >: >> On 2013-03-13 09:56:00 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : >: >>
    : >: >>> On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:30 -0700, Savageduck
    : >: >>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
    : >: >>>
    : >: >>>> On 2013-03-13 06:53:48 -0700, Bowser <> said:
    : >: >>>>
    : >: >>>>> Just a friendly reminder that if you haven't looked up or down lately,
    : >: >>>>> there's still a few days left to do so. Here's the details:
    : >: >>>>>
    : >: >>>>> ===================================
    : >: >>>>>
    : >: >>>>> This month's mandate involves tall things, or as tall as you can find
    : >: >>>>> nearby. The subjects don't need to be skyscrapers. Take a shot looking
    : >: >>>>> up at something tall, or from something tall looking down. Shoot three
    : >: >>>>> looking up or shoot three looking down, or mix them up. Your call.
    : >: >>>>> That's it. This mandate is due March 17th, 2013. The gallery with a
    : >: >>>>> couple of samples is here:
    : >: >>>>
    : >: >>>> Since most of the architecture in my part of California is decidedly
    : >: >>>> squat, and could not remotely be described as skyscraper, or tall, my
    : >: >>>> shots, two downwards from an elevated vantage point, and one upwards of
    : >: >>>> a structure above me are more landscape feature than architecture.
    : >: >>>> Anyway, they will be on their way soon.
    : >: >>>
    : >: >>> Well, we have two obvous choices here:
    : >: >>>
    : >: >>> 1. Move.
    : >: >>> 2. Submit the shots as the are, since they sound like they meet the
    : >: >>> mandate perfectly.
    : >: >>>
    : >: >>> Clearly, choice #1 is the way to go.
    : >: >>
    : >: >> Naah!
    : >: >
    : >: > OK, OK...
    : >: >
    : >: > Since the last two mandates didn't really suit you, how about you pick
    : >: > the next one so it does? I don't want to go for three in a row.
    : >:
    : >: Barbecue
    : >
    : >BARBECUE??! Hey, man, there's still almost a foot of snow on the ground here!
    : >
    :
    : Well, you know the old saying: "if it was easy they'd have girls doing
    : it."
    :
    : ...currently ducking from flak, wearing flame proof underwear...

    With a female frequent Shoot-In contributor lurking downstairs as I type,
    don't expect me to spring to your defense!

    Bob
     
    Robert Coe, Mar 15, 2013
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