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POTW #618 - November 14 to November 28, 2020
Posted By: nosliwmit, 11-23-2020, 03:29 PM

Welcome to the 618th edition of Pictures of the Week (POTW), covering the period November 14 to November 28. Let's see what you have been shooting.

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---------- Post added 11-23-20 at 05:36 PM ----------

I finally got out and took some non-macro photos! I went to an island called Tung Ping Chau on Sunday. It's the easternmost island of Hong Kong. It's very small and very close to China (closer to China than to Hong Kong). It was a beautiful day and I even went for a swim. All of these were taken with my K-1 Mk II and my DA 16-85 zoom, which doesn't get much use these days but was a good choice for the day since I only wanted to bring one lens...

Great rock formations along the shore:


Quite a few bits of pottery among the shells:


And lots of ruined structures:


I suspect this was here for the benefit of tourists like us:


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A couple of sunsets




A couple of warblers, not the greatest photos but I was excited to see warblers (moved here in April) and it my first Pine Warblers

Yellow-rumped warbler


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QuoteOriginally posted by ramseybuckeye Quote
A couple of sunsets




A couple of warblers, not the greatest photos but I was excited to see warblers (moved here in April) and it my first Pine Warblers

Yellow-rumped warbler


Pine Warbler
Very nice. I especially like the first sunset and the last photo.
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Thanks for hosting and commenting in the last thread. Here are my shots for this week, all from walks around the neighborhood as it's been the case with most of my images this year


What drew me the most to this one was the soft yet directional light. k1ii and 100 macro


The sidewalk i was walking on is lower than the yard, so here i was holding the camera at about waist height. k1ii and kit lens



leaves on the street, gr iii
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I got a lens ball for Father's Day a couple years ago and haven't really used it, so I figured I'd give it a try on Sunday taking pictures of the sunset from my yard. I had my daughter hold it up for me in this shot.


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Before the new POTW arrives, let me contribute. It has been mostly B/W for the DiC monthly challenge-Monovember, but I did get some color ones
Selfie day got me going


A visit (again) to Kloofendal Nature Reserve (I like this place for the 4km hike that gives me exercise, as well as photo ops) where I got this.


And also a magnificent Millipede


A stint in the garden got me a spider


An early Christmas present got me on a high


A friendly municipal worker at Zoo Lake
11-29-2020, 03:25 AM   #8
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Great week for POTW! Thanks to everyone who participated.

QuoteOriginally posted by ramseybuckeye Quote
A couple of sunsets
QuoteOriginally posted by ramseybuckeye Quote
Yellow-rumped warbler
Tom - Beautiful sunset and the warblers are fantastic!

QuoteOriginally posted by pkboy Quote
Animals spotted about town
It's nice to see some other HK photos. I saw a tortoise like that on the beach in DB a few years ago. It was being "walked" by its owner. Maybe the same one...

QuoteOriginally posted by aaacb Quote
Here are my shots for this week
I like the light too. And the neglected bicycle. I especially like the lighting on your first leaf photo!

QuoteOriginally posted by turbo_bird Quote
I got a lens ball for Father's Day a couple years ago
Looks like fun! And a nice sunset to boot!

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Before the new POTW arrives
Nice series Noel. The self-portrait is almost spooky! I have a soft spot for millipedes and spiders.

Thanks again everyone and I'll get another POTW going here in a little while...

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