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andrewd_za
 
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126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:49 pm


The topic for this week is "EXTREME"

This week we are looking for images depicting something that is, or some action being done in the "EXTREME".

To help generate more ideas... Some additional definitions of "EXTREME" (from dictionary.com)...

...of a character or kind farthest removed from the ordinary or average
...utmost or exceedingly great in degree (example: extreme joy)
...exceeding the bounds of moderation: (example: extreme fashions)
... going to the utmost or very great lengths in action, habit, opinion, etc. (example: an extreme conservationist)

Looking forward to your submissions... :)


Note /Request -

With a topic such as EXTREME there is scope to submit images that may offend some so I ask you be sensitive and 'considerate' in making your selections for this week's competition... Visual media has been used very effectively to portray and make people aware of excesses and extreme behaviour (with a negative connotation) of people towards other people, places or animals... Lets not use this thread to depict those 'extreme' images ...

Lets stray towards the weird, wacky, 'pushing the envelope' definitions of EXTREME


Good luck

Submissions will be closed on Monday the 13th of July 2009 at 18:49:59 UTC.

See the rules below, and good luck to all of you.
Since changing the format of posting new contests and winners, the rules have become MUCH more important. If photos are not embedded in your post, they will not be eligible.

Rules:
1. Photos must be hosted on pbase.com.
2. Photos must be embedded in your post. See
http://forum.pbase.com/viewtopic.php?t=18022
3. Please post only the medium version of your picture.
4. Only enter up to 3 photos per-contest.
5. The host is not eligible for their own contest.
6. Any picture you've taken is eligible regardless of time taken and camera.
7. You can do all the post processing you want.
8. Have fun.

When posting, please include a direct link to your photo so that it can be viewed at its original size.

For your reference, all previous contest topics and links to the winning images:
125 - Bad dog! http://www.pbase.com/andrewd_za/image/95783641/original
124 - All Action Sporting Moments http://www.pbase.com/imagenation/image/ ... 0/original
123 - Performance http://www.pbase.com/mcgarva/image/109367059/original
122 - "Fairy Tale" http://www.pbase.com/danserphoto/image/ ... 1/original
121 - Tourist Agent for a Day! http://www.pbase.com/bartoszkotulski/im ... 8/original
120 - Smile! We're Only Human... http://www.pbase.com/mcgarva/image/111147445/original
119 - I've been framed! http://www.pbase.com/gpmerfeld/image/96830637/original
118 - Particular Fortuitousness http://www.pbase.com/mangoman/image/111534153/original
117 - Arresting Eyes http://www.pbase.com/rybnicki/image/111001910/original
116 - OLD http://www.pbase.com/clyne/image/38021485/original
115 - Rituals http://www.pbase.com/terrybowker/image/ ... 4/original
114 - Converging Lines http://www.pbase.com/julieaucoin/image/ ... 6/original
113 - Fog & Mist http://www.pbase.com/chasp/image/84365084/original
112 - Macro http://www.pbase.com/image/105114930/original
111 - Moving Water http://www.pbase.com/sandiwhi/image/108046472/original
110 - The Last 8 Years http://www.pbase.com/image/108562264/original
109 - Changes http://www.pbase.com/pajamacat/image/89997274/original
108 - Within a 5 mile radius http://www.pbase.com/tsienni/image/105544100/original
107 - Draws You In http://www.pbase.com/jaac/image/74675512/original
106 - Motion http://www.pbase.com/kzaret/image/81167385/original
105 - What's happening? http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/55894231/original
104 - Trees http://www.pbase.com/hiero/image/103392348/original
103 - Flags http://www.pbase.com/jlben/image/82127277/original
102 - BaT riders http://www.pbase.com/duto/image/105704915/original
101 - Rainy Days http://www.pbase.com/berndk/image/60850427/original
100 - Fire http://www.pbase.com/schultzy/image/65916067/original
99 - Things aren't what they seem http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/83454675/original
98 - Yin and Yang Everywhere http://www.pbase.com/jschog/image/46543251/original
97 - Natural abstraction http://www.pbase.com/ee66/image/99341481/original
96 - Interiors http://www.pbase.com/seeannimage/image/ ... 8/original
95 - Childhood http://www.pbase.com/mardoli/image/48603976/original
94 - Greatest Hits http://www.pbase.com/anerino/image/91155144/original
93 - Looking Down http://www.pbase.com/michaelburlakphoto ... 4/original
92 - Equilibrium http://www.pbase.com/chuckmaceda/image/ ... 5/original
91 - Nightscapes http://www.pbase.com/agroni/image/39423567/original
90 - Food http://www.pbase.com/ernst/image/94820388/original
89 - Reading Women http://www.pbase.com/jimcritchley/image ... 4/original
88 - Ordinary objects http://www.pbase.com/hiero/image/91413563/original
87 - Hot and cold light http://www.pbase.com/atucker/image/93368060/original
86 - Expressions http://www.pbase.com/adamcohen/image/96914193/original
85 - Orange http://www.pbase.com/fishit/image/60847002/original
84 - Faces http://www.pbase.com/erichmangl/image/13974949/original
83 - Unposed people http://www.pbase.com/frankief/image/81262075/original
82 - Surrealism http://www.pbase.com/nemeo2006/image/88732955/original
81 - Hope http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/36807640/original
80 - Doors and Gates http://www.pbase.com/c_schweizer/image/ ... 2/original
79 - Icon http://www.pbase.com/mclew/image/76162538/original
78 - Power http://www.pbase.com/raynerj/image/65824512/original
77 - Inclement weather http://www.pbase.com/bclaypole/image/93976023/original
76 - Curves http://www.pbase.com/clyne/image/59279054/original
75 - Juxtaposition http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/53863021/original
74 - Unusual http://www.pbase.com/jimcritchley/image ... 2/original
73 - Diaphanous http://www.pbase.com/cocameli/image/70752002/original
72 - Nature's Palette http://www.pbase.com/treas/image/88369561/original
71 - Make Me Laugh http://www.pbase.com/sandiwhi/image/90829497/original
70 - Three of a Kind http://www.pbase.com/nickviv/image/78009635/original
69 - Cold Days http://www.pbase.com/carrhighlander/ima ... 2/original
68 - Steps http://www.pbase.com/woodstock1103/imag ... 2/original
67 - Tell a story http://www.pbase.com/c_schweizer/image/ ... 4/original
66 - The decisive moment http://www.pbase.com/alain_lestrade/ima ... 5/original
65 - Shapes, Patterns, and Textures http://www.pbase.com/kzaret/image/87642537/original
64 - Minimalism http://www.pbase.com/niekirk/image/75756454/original
63 - Autumn Leaves http://www.pbase.com/anerino/image/85713273/original
62 - Rule Of Thirds http://www.pbase.com/fishit/image/86476720/original
61 - People by candle light http://www.pbase.com/ralphandkylie/imag ... 4/original
60 - Vanishing Point http://www.pbase.com/clyne/image/40473744/original
59 - Rust http://www.pbase.com/bayphotographic/im ... 9/original
58 - Long Exposures http://www.pbase.com/impalass/image/78244539/original
57 - Family Life http://www.pbase.com/anerino/image/76813530/original
56 - Man's relationship with Water http://www.pbase.com/pasto/image/77857442/original
55 - Cultures Of The World http://www.pbase.com/stevev1/image/72677454/original
54 - Summertime http://www.pbase.com/gpmerfeld/image/31777589/original
53 - Suburbia http://www.pbase.com/todd_port/image/62312978/original
52 - Reflection http://www.pbase.com/ralphandkylie/imag ... 6/original
51 - Speed http://www.pbase.com/ppetalas/image/67312995/original
50 - Streetlife http://www.pbase.com/woodstock1103/imag ... 5/original
49 - Music http://www.pbase.com/paul_teixeira/imag ... 0/original
48 - Abandoned http://www.pbase.com/mdejong/image/65010674/original
47 - In Passage http://www.pbase.com/hoopy/image/71115287/original
46 - Night Life http://www.pbase.com/tsienni/image/76248952/original
45 - Female elegance http://www.pbase.com/jar_o_raws/image/76048022/original
44 - "For the times they are a-changin'" http://www.pbase.com/honnybeejoy/image/ ... 6/original
43 - Light and Shadow http://www.pbase.com/hevezimj/image/1315660/original
42 - Animals http://www.pbase.com/popeye885/image/64137157/original
41 - Children in Black and White http://www.pbase.com/thejaybird/image/74783675/original
40 - Newborns http://www.pbase.com/kirstenmary/image/ ... 9/original
39 - Pollution of environment http://www.pbase.com/ibill/image/36158990/original
38 - Portrait of a gesture http://www.pbase.com/homerhomer/image/63182376/original
37 - Shadows http://www.pbase.com/artandrevolution/i ... 0/original
36 - Not Just Head Shots http://www.pbase.com/thejaybird/image/45928108/original
35 - Have Fun http://www.pbase.com/billinchapelhill/i ... 9/original
34 - Sunrise/Sunsets http://www.pbase.com/ivinghoe/image/52157782/original
33 - Winter Landscape http://www.pbase.com/tazman0895/image/72364388/original
32 - Dramatic Perspective http://www.pbase.com/timgoodspeed/image ... 5/original
31 - I would definitely like to be there http://www.pbase.com/adjohnso/image/70274383/original
30 - Frost http://www.pbase.com/nostromo/image/66990908/original
29 - Dramatic Lighting http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/55894226/original
28 - Empty Space http://www.pbase.com/billinchapelhill/i ... 2/original
27 - Macro and Close Up, playing with DOF http://www.pbase.com/halesr/image/43356520/original
26 - Black & White Contrast http://www.pbase.com/ttfl/image/60755512/original
25 - Wide Angle http://www.pbase.com/bircher/image/69273873/original
24 - From the Rooftops http://www.pbase.com/jseltzer/image/53063412/original
23 - Your Neighborhood http://www.pbase.com/fabiot/image/68718412/original
22 - Coastal shots http://www.pbase.com/andyrpthomas/image ... 9/original
21 - Four legged friends http://www.pbase.com/asilasil/image/67748450/original
20 - Water in Motion http://www.pbase.com/kman627/image/67079464/original
19 - City Centre http://www.pbase.com/gailsowder/image/66923649/original
18 - Time Exposures http://www.pbase.com/colinb3469/image/50302066/original
17 - Beauty http://www.pbase.com/chasp/image/65558551/original
16 - Angles in architecture http://www.pbase.com/tyson_poeckh/image ... 3/original
15 - Determination http://www.pbase.com/agroni/image/56218420/original
14 - Portraits http://www.pbase.com/ray_demski/image/51729346/original
13 - Weather http://www.pbase.com/pse/profile
12 - Emotions http://www.pbase.com/genieslot/image/54567682/original
11 - Wood http://www.pbase.com/mdejong/image/28953523/original
10 - Work http://www.pbase.com/grompem/image/55894226/original
9 - Water http://www.pbase.com/pse/profile
8 - Bridges http://www.pbase.com/bruyn32/image/57170214/original
7 - Flora http://www.pbase.com/expat/image/58542071/original
6 - Landscapes http://www.pbase.com/dkite/image/41103214/original
5 - Silhouettes http://www.pbase.com/paskuk/image/44066272/original
4 - Red http://www.pbase.com/stevenoz/image/46580385/original
3 - Lighthouses http://www.pbase.com/gemmf/image/38312086/original
2 - Sports Action http://www.pbase.com/mattmyles06/image/ ... 1/original
1 - Night Time http://www.pbase.com/ray_demski/image/57964277/original
Last edited by andrewd_za on Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:05 pm, edited 2 times in total.

moffetb
 
Posts: 154

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:56 pm


Oh, what the heck :)


Pitts S2B coming out of a tail slide.



Pitts S2C barrel roll

imagenation
 
Posts: 53

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:15 pm


MX nationals 2008, the challenger wipes out and his goggles break off leaving him literally eating the leaders dust for 17 laps.



Haslam - the prop



Dundurn castle, the walkway in a snow storm


bschrempp
 
Posts: 15

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:15 pm



Extrme Cold (for a California City near the coast)


Extreme Icecycle


Extreme Measures

a_zeitler
 
Posts: 458

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:29 pm


Extreme Weather:
Image

Extreme Heights:
Image
Nikon D200 MB-D200; Sony Nex-5n; Nikon 28-105 F3.5-4.5 D; Nikon 50mm F1.8 D; Nikon 85mm F1.8; Tokina 12-24 F4 DX AT-X Pro; Sigma 70-200 F2.8; Nikon SB800; Manfrotto 303plus; Lowepro Slingshot 302AW; Heliopan 77mm Thin Circular Polarizer

trinko
 
Posts: 811

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:28 am


Extremely tall
Image

sandiwhi
 
Posts: 477

126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:05 am


Image
Extreme cold (I admit I'm a California wuss) when I stepped out into the freeze left after the hoar fog lifted.

Image
First time I ever saw a helicopter make a loop like a plane, and fly upside down!

Image
Extremes of Nature. Think Mom Nature got a little carried away with these horns. Not sure how they can hold their heads up!

Sandi
http://www.pbase.com/sandiwhi
Last edited by sandiwhi on Tue Jul 07, 2009 6:16 am, edited 2 times in total.

gillk
 
Posts: 832

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:54 am


Extreme cold and extremely early in the morning !!


Living on the extreme edge !! Bonifacio, Corsica


Gill


kalamazoo
 
Posts: 124

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Tue Jul 07, 2009 10:12 pm





pajamacat
 
Posts: 188

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:21 am



Paris, C.P.E. Demonstrations



New York City, 50th and 7th



Phone Booth, Long Island N.Y.

fishit
 
Posts: 797
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:23 am


My humble submissions.

Diving
Image

Waves
Image

Religion
Image

cat_stennette
 
Posts: 34

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:42 am




Storm Clouds in Buda, Tx



House in Louisiana hit by Hurricane Rita



LOVE- Ginger Leigh and Ruby June


kirstenmary
 
Posts: 512

Re: 126th Show & Tell Competition: EXTREME

Post Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:59 pm


Extreme Fashion (note the shoes):

Image


Extreme Innocence:

Image

Extreme Music:

Image

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