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No Climbing Here ...

For this week's Sunday Challenge, which asked us to read through the challenge ideas thread and pick yourself a challenge that hasn't been ... done. So I've elected to submit this one under either urban decay or walls neither of which appeared to have been set as topics before. Spotted on a wall in Northallerton during one of my many walks around town looking for things to shoot ... with my camera that is of course! Best viewed large on black if you have a moment to spare.

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In The Machine ...

For this week's Sunday Challenge for which we were asked to create a triptrych. However, it was made slightly more difficult because we were also instructed to shoot something from 3 different angles and then to convert those images to monochrome before then using them to create the final triptych. Now, I've got to be honest a triptych for me would have been challenge enough, but to find a subject that I felt I could shoot from 3 different angles, which would work effectively in mono left me pulling out m…

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Danger of Death ...

What might be described as a 'nearly ran for a recent Sunday Challenge, the one which asked us to read through the challenge ideas thread and pick yourself a challenge that hasn't been ... done. This one was pulled from the archives and would have gone under urban decay.

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1906 Rover - BS 8586

Another previously unpublished shot taken at Newby Hall back in 2013. Only first registered with the DVLA in 2012, so I'm guessing it was imported from overseas around that time. Amazing to think this car is now over 100 years old.

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Walking The Duck ...

For this week's Sunday Challenge, for which we were asked to get out and photograph a bird or birds. Now that may sound like an easy challenge to many of you out there. I mean as one of our 'leaders' pointed out everywhere in the world has birds: you can visit a lake, a woodland, a wetland or even take pics of the garden birds from the comfort of your own home. They can be flying, up a tree, in a bush, on the ground, in the water, or a budgie in a cage. Yes indeed, all true. However, I quickly came to rea…

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People At Car Shows ...

I was trying to get a shot of these two little cuties sat in front of their owner's lovely Austin-Healey, but they just wouldn't stay still long enough. So, in the end I had to settle for this photo of their owner doing her utmost to get them to pose for me, which I think makes for an amusing shot even if it's not the one I was originally after!

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Ducking And Diving ...

A 'nearly ran' for this week's Sunday Challenge, for which we were asked to photograph a bird or birds. After struggling to get close enough to a group of village ducks on the river at Great Ayton, or to get many decent shots, this particular duck's actions summed up how I was starting to feel. I'm also not entirely convinced that it was just diving for food. I tell you, being mooned by a duck isn't all it's quacked up to be!

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Lost For Words ...

For this week's Sunday Challenge, which was entitled The Writing's On The Wall. Although it can mean that there are clear signs that something will fail or no longer exist, I decided early on to go for the phrase in it's most literal sense. However, I only had an hour spare last week to wander around Northallerton looking for something to shoot and despite going up just about every alley and ginnel l could find there was a real absence of anything suitable. In fact, there was very little graffiti and most…

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Matty Told Hatty ...

For this week's Sunday Challenge, for which the theme was twins or similarity. I remembered recently seeing two very dark coated sheep, almost black, up on the moors by Cod Beck Reservoir on the outskirts of Osmotherley and immediately thought they'd make a cool subject. Sadly, when I went back up there last week with my camera I was unable to get close enough to them due to the fact that they were grazing on the wetter boggier parts of the moor. However, I did manage after several cautious attempts to ge…
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