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    Cool No Nature Shots allowed !! Showcase your other photographic skills

    All to often I have seen people make comments that people on this forum (or those who own a 4x4) must be interested in nature photography. It's an assumption I find rather odd, perhaps because other than landscapes, I don't have much interest in wildlife photography.

    So here's an opportunity for you to show and / or improve your artistic skills. You can post anything from sports, to still lifes, and any amount of digital manipulation is allowed. The only rule is it can't be a nature photograph or a landscape, unless it is in some way an abstract.

    Just a couple of my humble pics







    Mods, sticky please, so too with the nature thread
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    One of mine:



    Children are fun to work with, they listen to what you have to say and I love the expressions on their faces.

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    Simon, I hope this qualifies.
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    Some shots I took at my girlfriends sisters wedding
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    Nice idea, but think the mods gonna have to keep an eye on this thread to make sure it stays family orientated....lol
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    Dammit! Why is there never a class for most out of focus and worst noise pics!!!!!



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    These don't translate too well from the original slide film....scanned in a cheap slide scanner, I'm afraid. Still, I like them!

    Both are from Fez in Morocco back in the 90s. The guy with the Fez on his head is standing in front of his make-up stall.

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    Simon, did we catch your drift or are we totally off pace
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    Took this pics about 5 years ago... with a mik en druk... with almost no zoom... was almost in the road
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    Simon, did we catch your drift or are we totally off pace
    It's not for me to judge, because one guy's dud might be another's eye-candy. What I was angling at is the kind of thing that would make you stop and look again in a magazine or newspaper, and say, hey cool photo.

    But MikeAG's and a couple of Fatboys I like most. I'm intrigued as to where you took that M1 concept.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonB View Post
    It's not for me to judge, because one guy's dud might be another's eye-candy. What I was angling at is the kind of thing that would make you stop and look again in a magazine or newspaper, and say, hey cool photo.
    Who took that photo of the Mercury outboard?!?!?!?
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    not artistic(i have not a drop of artistic insight in my bones) at all but at least not nature photography....

    love taking pics of locals - always tells a story, here's a local 11 year old cattle herder cracking a whip.....and damn good at it
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    Self-deleted.........too much like landscapes.
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