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Weekly Challenge #323 - "I Spy With My Little Eye Two ..."
Posted By: chmance, 04-28-2015, 09:04 PM

Welcome to Weekly Challenge #323 entitled "I Spy With My Little Eye Two ... "

Thanks Tamia for hosting last week's challenge and for your Wikipedia-like comments on the entries. You definitely showed us that there is beauty everywhere.

Anyway, our theme follows that proverbial line "I spy with my little eye ..." and add to that the word "two." Number two doesn't seem to be popular with most photographers, who cherish their Rule of Odds. But Pentaxians live in a different universe where photographic rules are routinely broken. I've posted a few pictures below to show you what I mean. Two armchairs. Two water taxi passengers (they missed the last one!). Two contrails. Two geese.

And before I forget, please read the rules of the contest. These ones are not meant to be broken even by Pentaxians!

This Weekly Photo Challenge will run until midnight next Tuesday, May 5, 2015. That's midnight of the time zone you are in.


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. Photos from any Pentax camera (film, compact, DSLR, etc.) -- or a Samsung DSLR -- are allowed.
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.

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04-29-2015, 03:24 PM   #16
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I had a hard time choosing--I have a few that fit this theme well! I spy...two beautiful birds fighting! This thread seems to show us that birds come in pairs a lot...

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I feel lucky when I have one Ruby Throated Hummingbird in a shot since I don't have that many at my home just North of Boston.This was a bonus.The flash is what makes the shot with the flash duration of 1/20,000 sec.The exif is 1/40 at f/9-ISO 400 with the 100mm macro Pentax lens..This was 1/2 hr. after sunset for last call at my feeder.--charliezap
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What can I say, I like geology.

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Wow!!! We have amazing entries and it will be very tough for me to judge. What have I gotten myself into? : (

By the way, am following Arjay Bee's suggestion to extend the contest deadline. It will be on Tuesday, May 5, midnight according to your time zone. I initially thought the week has to run strictly from Sunday to Saturday.

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The essential paired act.. I'm surprised there has not been an example posted already...

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Two bananas
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Here's my attempt.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jheu02 Quote
Here's my attempt.
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Almost like in fairytale...
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I spy two bugs

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Two Greylag Geese

Mill Lakes abounds with geese
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