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Weekly Black & White Challenge - ending 8pm Wednesday 12 June 2019 - SKY

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6 Jun 2019 9:19AM
Your challenge this week is to capture an image of the sky. Texture, contrasts, fluffy clouds, sunrise, sunset, stars - the sky's the limit!
The weather forecast in the UK is looking mixed over the next week so should be some good opportunities (for UK entrants!).

Your choice of foreground if you want to include some as long as the main interest is the sky...

The rules:

1. The challenge is just for fun.
2. All images must be taken after the theme is announced.
3. All images must be uploaded by 8pm on Wednesday
4. All uploads must be B&W (or sepia toned)
5. Only one upload per member
6. The person who hosts is the judge for that week challenge and the judge’s decision is final
7. The winner gets to create, run and judge the challenge for the following week
8. Have fun
9. Try to avoid walking into things when looking up!

Good luck!

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DaveRyder Plus
5 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2019 1:49PM
Out for a walk along the prom this morning and some magnificent cloud formations..... and what did I have, my phone.

So it's a phone banker shot in and maybe something to follow although I'm quite happy with the grainy outcome after running though affinity and elements (solely for the border)
12 Jun 2019 8:50AM
Not much time left for entries to the challenge. It looks like a grey day here in Leeds but hopefully any of you who still need to get your camera pointing upwards will find more interesting skies where you are.
cattyal Plus
14 8.8k 6 England
12 Jun 2019 9:45AM
I've been holding off as I had hoped for more opportunities for photos but as it's been grey and flat all week I guess I'll go with one I took from the bus window on Saturday Smile
12 Jun 2019 7:48PM
Like Alison, I too was holding off in the vain hope that I might get some additional opportunities. But the sky has been just plain, dull grey all week! So this one from the weekend will have to do. Smile

And yes, there are 3 birds - none of them are dust spots (I made sure to get rid of all those!!! Tongue )
12 Jun 2019 9:15PM
Got a bit distracted watching Springwatch but judging will now begin!
12 Jun 2019 9:44PM
A good range of images as usual making judging difficult. Welcome to Henry from New Zealand.

We have drama, a night sky, reflections, some summery clouds and Sky with sky. I hadn't thought about TV equipment when I chose the topic, probably because I prefer to use Virgin's. (Its good to use apostrophe's so that sentence cant be misinterpreted Wink)

The winner this week is Dave with his opportunist shot of the expansive and cheery sky with the varied industrial and rural skyline . Over to you Dave.
EddieAC Plus
14 2.4k 2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2019 9:46PM
Well done Dave and Many thanks Phil for this week!!! Smile
cattyal Plus
14 8.8k 6 England
12 Jun 2019 9:48PM
Congratulations Dave - and thanks Phil for keeping everything under control this week Smile
saltireblue Plus
9 9.4k 35 Norway
12 Jun 2019 9:50PM
Congrats, Dave and many thanks to Phil for the challenge this week.
JawDborn Plus
7 1.2k 1 England
12 Jun 2019 9:50PM
Excellent shot, Dave, congratulations. Thank you for running the challenge, Phil.
DaveRyder Plus
5 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2019 9:51PM
Thanks Phil, I'll post the next topic before lunch tomorrow.

sjr 2 496 England
12 Jun 2019 9:57PM

Quote: I prefer to use Virgin's. (Its good to use apostrophe's so that sentence cant be misinterpreted Wink)
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Congratulations Dave.

I'm with you there Phil the picture was actually taken at the parents house, I too much prefer virgin's offerings.
12 Jun 2019 9:59PM
Great one Dave. Congratulations.
And thanks to Phil for another interesting challenge. 😊
SlowSong Plus
10 8.1k 30 England
12 Jun 2019 10:00PM
I love a wide vista. Well done Dave.
Cheers Phil for getting me to get my long lens out again. Smile

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