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Weekly Photo Challenge: “Freestyle”

Flying the white flag… I’ve given up waiting around for whoever is responsible for letting us all know what we’re supposed to post in terms of Weekly Photo Challenge topic material. [Actually, that’s not a white flag, it’s a former face-cloth that has been re-tasked as a clean-up rag hanging on the clothesline.] More photos follow my rant.

It seems that the good folks down at WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge screwed up big time! Whoever was supposed to inform us of this week’s topic has, thus far, failed to do so. Ironically, last week’s theme “Unfocused” remains a full two days past when we have come to expect the new theme to be announced, possibly indicating a lack of focus on the part of the (possibly former) WordPress employee so charged.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

Ah, the memories of bygone summers! The other children with their kites and me with a pair of scissors and my best running shoes on...

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted a Weekly Photo Challenge and seeing as this week’s topic is “Sun” and the weather forecast calls for snow in the next 48 hours, I thought I’d try to cheer myself up by looking for some bright photos.
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Recumbent Review: The Seriously Versatile AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm 3.5-5.6G ED VR

After about 24 hours of being in transit, I took this photo from a moving car just after having been picked up at the airport. The camera and the 18-200 got a fairly good shot in spite of my exhaustion. That's the South Korean Parliament building with the domed roof under a Seoul sunset.

About the Recumbent Reviews

Welcome to the fourth Recumbent Review!

This series of articles examines photographic equipment and accessories from an ordinary user’s point of view. You’ll find none of that snooty “I’m an expert so my opinion is the final word” guff you get from the professional reviewers you’ll find elsewhere on the interwebs. I’m too lazy and inept to go into a detailed technical analysis involving resolution tests, discussions on acutance, or anything else involving experimentation, exacting measurement, or a scholarly comparison with other equipment, but I’ll certainly not hold back on opinion and speculation. Ranting and raving are par for the course!

Hopefully you’ll enjoy yourself while learning all about stuff that will help you take better pictures and cost you money you should be putting toward your children’s college fund or something pink and frilly for your wife (or husband).

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful

What better symbol of peace than a dove?

Peacefulness. Yoga people can invoke it at will, but I kind of enjoy the surprise of a natural-onset state of peace.

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Update to Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter

This is what happens when you tempt fate.

Sorry, Gang. It looks like I spoke too soon and jinxed the mild precipitation-free weather we have been having. The photo above was taken about a day after posting my previous post.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter

Some "the-cup-is-half-full types" go ice fishing in the winter — I've never been one of those guys. I don't even want to go out and take photos of them any more!

Winter. Here we go again!
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wonder

The wonder of the beauty of a flowers intricate structure and colour.

“Wonder” can mean to ponder, or that which is pondered. Scientists, artists, philosophers, and craftsmen all wonder about truths and ways to realize dreams.
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