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Weekly Challenge #289 - Used
Posted By: Arjay Bee, 06-24-2014, 01:00 AM

Thanks to Tess for the honour of last weeks win. This week's theme is building on Tess's theme: Used

There are items and possessions (including cameras, cars, shoes. pencils, clothing, furniture, plush toys, dog play things) that aren't old necessarily but they are well used and loved and I would like you to show me pictures of these used items and also if you care to, share some of the ways in which these objects are special to you.


A fan in the art classroom of the school where I work with a couple of generations of students adding their creativity to the motor housing.


Some flotsam washed up on the local beach. The un-natural pink nylon jarring as always with the sand grains and 'used' shells.


Embedded in the bitumen of the road and well flattened -this spoon marks the start and end of the weekly walk.

This challenge will run until Tuesday July 1st at 5PM EST (Australia). Slightly shortens the time from a week for others but will be travelling again later next week. More photo ops. Yaaaay.

Every week, a new theme is picked and judged by the winner of the previous week.

Everyone is eligible to send in their best interpretation of the given theme, as long as the photo is taken with a Pentax/Samsung camera. Themes can be subject-oriented or technique-oriented.

Rules
1. Post ONE photo (max 1024x1024).
2. The photo must portray an interpretation of the theme.
3. Post your single picture in this thread and explain what motivated you to take the picture and/or how you feel it represents the weekly theme (especially if it's not obvious).
4. The challenge is interactive. Any response is welcome.
5. The judge will pick the WINNERS and choose one of them to be the judge for the next week.
6. This challenge runs for 7 days plus an additional day for the judge to choose the winners.
7. Any Pentax (or Samsung DSLR) camera can be used.
8. Pictures can be from any time frame, not just within the week of the current theme.
9. In case the winner of a challenge is unable to become the judge for the next challenge, they will PM the #2 winner for that person to be the judge.

Have fun everyone.
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Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory 1972. Two relics, a WWII Catalina and a native fishing boat, of a year spent in the middle of the Indian Ocean in the US Navy Seabees that set in motion much of the last forty years. First Pentax, a Spotmatic II with the standard kit lenses of the day, SMC Takumar f1.4 50mm and f3.5 135mm. Scanned from original Kodachrome slide

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Old Time Fun

This was taken at the same historical farm as the photo I entered in the last Weekly Challenge. On the 4th of July, they hold an old fashion celebration with games for the kids that are period correct (tug of war, egg races, and watermelon eating contest). My kids loved walking on the stilts. Although this pair is not from the 1890's, they are well worn and smooth. I even had the privilege to teach them how to use them correctly.



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About a month ago, I attended and photographed a flat track motorcycle racing event in Saratoga Springs, NY. As always, there is a large collection of expensive, late model pickup trucks hauling equally expensive trailers custom painted with sponsorship logos.
And then there was this guy.


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A well-used bicycle in Obidos, Portugal.

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My much used, though now retired, first 2 cameras. The Ftb 38 years old, the A-1 more like 34 years old. Actually the picture is taken on my much used pool table.
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My "not so old" but well used security shoes

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Those are old and used photos. One of them taken more than 10 years ago with my first digital camera, when I started. I think they are fit there, however I apologize for the quality....

I will go with the used and overused Map (last image) for the competition. Sorry for my silliness .
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"Time for someone else to have a chance".
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A used lightbulb.
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Old gearwheel

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Arjay,
I sense a groundswell of images in every interpretation imaginable. Good Luck.
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@ Z-Jay and Cats Cradle - which of your images is your entry? Rule says one image each....

@ lukulele - Thanks for the luck... Isn't it great that judge can be as non objective, emotive and curmudgeonly as judge likes.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Arjay Bee Quote
@ lukulele - Thanks for the luck... Isn't it great that judge can be as non objective, emotive and curmudgeonly as judge likes.
With the large prize money associated with this challenge, this does become a problem on occasion.

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