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POTW #623 - January 3, 2021 to January 23, 2021
Posted By: nosliwmit, 01-17-2021, 06:54 PM

I'm really late starting this thread! We'll expand this POTW to include the three-week period beginning 3 January.

Welcome to the 623rd edition of Pictures of the Week (POTW), covering the period January 3 to January 23. Let's see what you have been shooting.

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---------- Post added 01-17-21 at 09:00 PM ----------

Here are a few from me. I had a day to wander around Hong Kong last week and the weather was fantastic. The first two were taken with my DA15 Ltd in crop mode and the rest were with my FA43 Ltd. All taken with my K-1 Mk II.

An old store-front. Slightly excessive post-processing on this one:


A hardware store:


An iconic Hong Kong letter box at a local temple:


A sidewalk shrine:


New art for a new year:

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gr iii, after a day of rain

edit: and another blue photo with the gr iii



QuoteOriginally posted by nosliwmit Quote
An iconic Hong Kong letter box at a local temple:
nice color and texture on the wall

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QuoteOriginally posted by aaacb Quote
gr iii, after a day of rain

edit: and another blue photo with the gr iii





nice color and texture on the wall
Nice work capturing those blues. The first photo is amazing , in its darkness. The second is an interesting isolation and framing. Very nice.
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Thanks for hosting again, nosliwmit. You know I love all your photos of Hong Kong! And that's a WOW photo aaacb. A quick contribution from me.


We've been having some spectacular sunsets of late




Lots of rain too




Took the youth on a hike to a Game Reserve on the 5th, about 50 km form Johannesburg, Incredible landscapes there.


01-24-2021, 11:33 AM   #5
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I thought it might be time to join POTW again after some time of absence.

These photos are all taken within a 17,5 minutes radius around the house. Due to health reasons (both me and my wife) I am not getting any further away.





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Hi all!

Sorry I've been such a slug lately. This was a good POTW.

QuoteOriginally posted by aaacb Quote
gr iii, after a day of rain
That's a wonderful photo!

QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
A quick contribution from me.
Great collection Noel. I'm especially fond of #4. Gorgeous!

QuoteOriginally posted by Vaskebjorn Quote
I thought it might be time to join POTW again after some time of absence.
Thanks for joining us! Great shots. I really like #1 and I love the bird's expression in #3.

I'm a week late again - seems to be a pattern. I'll get the next POTW going now.
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