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December 2018 Photo Contest Photographers choice

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Old 11-24-2018, 04:22 PM
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Cool December 2018 Photo Contest Photographers choice

December Photo contest themes

(got 2 this time)

enter what you like. Okay, these might be fun to get a head start on.

#1. Photographers choice this is one that you might have taken this year and it's just a cool shot and you want to show it and we can line it up in the voting. We have room for as many as Ten in the Voting.
#2 December Photo contest some kind of Christmas setting, Lights, Santa, you name it, Christmas Parade.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 09:14 AM
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Smile This is an easy one for the Month of December!!

This is an easy one for the Month of December!!
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 03:29 PM
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I have one for #1.

I took this in July upon arriving home from the Lansing Car Capital show. It's a high 3/4 angle looking over the car that I took at the local junior football field. For these perspectives, I hold the camera up as high as possible, tilt the camera down where I think it should be aimed and shoot blind until the car is centered how I like it. It takes a while sometimes. This is probably my favorite shot I took this year.

 
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Old 12-11-2018, 04:35 PM
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I like those shots too. I use a Canon T3i, which has a rotating flip screen so I can see with the camera over my head. This is an important selling feature to me, as it also help with those "ground up" shots. I also carry a small cheap step ladder in the trunk for a little more elevation when I need it. Sometimes looks like a drone shot
 
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Old 12-12-2018, 08:48 AM
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For #1. Taken at Centennial Bank Stadium on the campus of Arkansas State University (they wouldn't let me park in the end zone in front of the goal post....)
 
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Old 12-12-2018, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by JuniorCar View Post
I like those shots too. I use a Canon T3i, which has a rotating flip screen so I can see with the camera over my head. This is an important selling feature to me, as it also help with those "ground up" shots. I also carry a small cheap step ladder in the trunk for a little more elevation when I need it. Sometimes looks like a drone shot
Yes, they're different. Don't see many people shoot that angle. I use a Nikon D3400 that the wife got me last Christmas. It's been a great camera and it's nice to have a DSLR once again - much higher quality images compared to shooting on the phone.
 

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Old 12-13-2018, 07:00 AM
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Originally Posted by chifan View Post
For #1. Taken at Centennial Bank Stadium on the campus of Arkansas State University (they wouldn't let me park in the end zone in front of the goal post....)
Nice, I like that shot! That's close too. I'm pretty sure I can't get that close to Michigan Stadium but it makes me want to get back to Michigan Stadium next year to shoot some new pictures.
 
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Old 12-13-2018, 05:57 PM
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Matt, can you really reach that high? It looked like the camera was at least ten feet up! I tried looking for your reflection on the car but couldn't see anything to give you away...

That's one thing about glossy paint, isn't it -- it makes a good photographer try to hide himself.
 
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:44 AM
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Matt, can you really reach that high? It looked like the camera was at least ten feet up! I tried looking for your reflection on the car but couldn't see anything to give you away...
Can reach to about 8' without standing on anything.
 
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Old 12-16-2018, 08:28 PM
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Cool

Well while I was out and cleaning up the Monte I found a Christmas display to take a photo by. This is the talk of the town. How many of you all remember the James Bond Movie (You only live Twice) well this is one of those Auto Gyro helicopters. Has a Santa in it with lights and all.


Monte is in the background

Now the street view
So this is the entry for the #2 Christmas anything pic.
 

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