PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: JANUARY 5TH, 2017: INCLUDES PORTRAIT OF BOY WITH 2 DOGS

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
January 5th, 2017
Happy New Year !
 

A NEW YEAR, AND NEW WINNING PHOTOS.  IT HAS BEEN A COUPLE OF WEEKS

SINCE I HAVE SELECTED WINNING PHOTOS.  SO, WHAT KIND OF PHOTOS

WILL WE HAVE FOR THE NEW YEAR?  ABSOLUTELY THE MOST AMAZING

PHOTOS FOUND FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE, FROM PROFESSIONALS AND AMATEURS ALIKE, PHOTOS THAT HAVE JUST BEEN DONE PERFECT TO MAKE THE WINNING

LIST:

 
Photographer unknown
The first picture of the year comes from a black and white collection.  Well done, well composed, and of course, as we all think:  Why didn’t I think of this?  Well next time.  And this one is done so well in black and white too, right?   Enjoy this black and white masterpiece.
 
 

 

A memorable photo of 2016

A still photo taken on the set of Revenant, has to be the favorite photo of the year for me. Taken in natural light near Calgary, the fog, sunlight, the huge tree root and of course DiCaprio…captures my heart and soul. The ultimate photo by Emmanuel Lubezki!

Photo provided by Pamela Locke.

Photo by Rausch Claude

Why would I post this photo as a winning photo?  Look at this photo closely, and are not your emotions touched?  This little sweet girl, you know is devouring this cup of milk.  Starving?  Poor?  This photo just tells a story in a very simple manner, and this is what photography is supposed

to do:  touch your emotions.  Great job Rausch Claude.

Photo by Duarte Sol Photography

This photographer has become one of the world class photographers of the world.  Residing just on a beautiful beach of Portugal, he has been highlighted on this website before.  Amazing photographer who has learned the use of slow shutter speed, to make the water and sky just look so dreamy.  Here is his comments regarding this photo:

The Sub

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.” Alfred Lord Tennyson

My last visit to Campanario and to Calhau da Lapa. Trying to play with the shutter speed and keeping my attention on this beautiful rock in the foreground.

Hope you like it!

I thank today also so for you support in every like and comment, i really appreciate it!

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Canon 5D Mark II + Canon 16-35
F14, ISO 100 and 1/2″ exposure

With Nisi Soft Nano GN4

With FLM Tripod CP30-L3 Pro + FLM Tripod Head CB-43FTR

@ Ponta de São Lourenço, Madeira, Portugal

Duarte Sol Photography

— with Filipe Mendonça

 
PORTRAIT OF THE WEEK:
Photo by:  Great Dane Chronicles and Andy Seliverstoff

Andy Seliverstoff is a professional photographer from St. Petersburg, Russia, who came up with an incredible idea to document tiny children with their gigantic dogs.

The concept started a few years ago when some of Seliverstoff’s friends asked him to take photos of their daughter, named Alice, in a park. They had their Great Dane, Sean, with them, so they decided to incorporate him into the photo, too.  And then the idea grew from there to include many other children with their big dogs as well.  Here is one of many of his great photos included in a book he has put together.  It is a beautiful portrait and it is certainly a winning photo.  He has even asked that his photos be shared on Facebook.

Photo by:  Carina Norrgård
 A lot of times when you see “Street Photography”, you usually see it in black and white.  Not all the time. But those photos classified as street photography done in color are amazing, and this one tells a great story.  Congratulations to Carina for capturing this lonely street photo.  Great lighting, great composition.  Just a winning photo.
Congratulations to the author Carina Norrgård selected from the Street Level Photography – Group :
 
 
THAT IS THIS WEEK’S WINNING PHOTOS.  NICE, RIGHT?  I LOVE COLLECTING THESE PHOTOS, AND THEN TELLING THE PHOTOGRAPHERS THAT THEY WON.  THAT IS THE FUN PART TOO.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PHOTOGRAPHERS.  NOW, AS PHOTOGRAPHERS, CAN WE LEARN SOMETHING FROM THESE PHOTOS?  LET’S GO OUT AND SEE IF WE CAN PUT YOUR PHOTOS HERE TOO.
 
 
 
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2017 !WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY?

WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY? A NEW YEAR IS HERE.  HAVE YOU THOUGHT OF A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IN PHOTOGRAPHY?  IS THIS YOUR YEAR?  IS THIS THE YEAR YOU TA…

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2017 !WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY?

WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY?

A NEW YEAR IS HERE.  HAVE YOU THOUGHT OF A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IN PHOTOGRAPHY?  IS THIS YOUR YEAR?  IS THIS THE YEAR YOU TAKE PHOTOGRAPHY TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL?  I HAVE A VIEW OF SOME OF SOME FACEBOOK POSTS OF WHAT SOME PEOPLE ARE PUTTING DOWN AS A GOAL THEY WANT TO ACHIEVE THIS COMING YEAR.  TAKE A LOOK AT THIS AND SEE IF THIS GIVES YOU SOME IDEAS OF WHAT YOU MAY WANT TO DO FOR YOUR RESOLUTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY THIS YEAR:

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Sharon Strochak
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Sharon Strochak Love the idea of 365 photos in 365 days. Going to try it shooting in Burlingame, CA. Will probably be only 340 something because i will travel some during the year. Thanks for the suggestion!

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Kathryn Cunningham
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Kathryn Cunningham To donate more of my photography time to non profit animal rescues to take engaging photos and help them get the pets adopted quicker; I think its important to also work with the homeless and children in shelters who may lose sight of their growing years simply because no one takes their photos

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David Booker
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David Booker To continue my writing campaign to get Panasonic to give their wonderful Lumix LX100 a firmware update to include an built-in ND filter. Silly omission.

Brianne Lucinda Pituley
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Brianne Lucinda Pituley Get out and shoot. I’ve got the gear and the skills and talent, I just need to shoot!

Andrea Wulff-Deno
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Andrea Wulff-Deno Focus more on what inspires me rather than just shooting to shoot.

Tiberman Sajiwan Ramyead
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Tiberman Sajiwan Ramyead I’ll slap my face each time I click that shutter release and remind myself of 2 things: The COMPOSITION, and the MESSAGE I want to convey!!

Robert Walsh
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Robert Walsh I got 4 macro lens, for Christmas. So, I will be able to shoot more macro shots. Now to go out and find some bugs. 🙂

Colin Thompson
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Colin Thompson improve my photography by shooting more and start earning income part time

Padraigh Kelly
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Padraigh Kelly To always have the camera with me and to shoot and shoot and to be able to buy a new camera.

James Giordano
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James Giordano I’m a mostly retired professional photographer. I’ve spent the last 20+ years shooting models. Now, my photo interests lie elsewhere. Those interests include shooting with classic/vintage lenses on modern digital cameras (plus getting back into shootinSee More

Nicole Dennis
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Nicole Dennis To take more notice of everyday photo opportunities

Clara Castle
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Clara Castle Build confidence in approaching and posing people

Craig S. Higgins
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Craig S. Higgins Take at least one really good photo a day and post to my website.

Kerry A. Knudson
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Kerry A. Knudson Finally get the Milky Way!

John Tobias
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John Tobias To spend less on gear use what I have better!

Henri Russell
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Henri Russell To take at least one photo every day.

Sean Meade
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Sean Meade Take better images and travel as much as I can

Stephanie Karoline
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Stephanie Karoline I want to take pictures of the Wave in Utah!

Kathie Waterhouse
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Kathie Waterhouse To complete my photography club’s 52 week challenge.

Debbie Golden Ashcraft Elliott
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Michiyo Brewer
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Michiyo Brewer Less time wasted on FB. 😊

David Netherton
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David Netherton Move in a new direction.

Denis Anderson
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Denis Anderson To improve my all round photography and post photography enhancement.

Keith Price
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Keith Price Continue to grow my Photographic Skills

Jeanne Desmond
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Jeanne Desmond Take pictures each day.

Karin Ursula Smith
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Karin Ursula Smith To actually use my camera more instead of taking pictures on my mobile. With other words think about composition and what I want to convey.

Kei-Ling Louie
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Kei-Ling Louie To actually pick up my camera and take a photo rather than leaving it for weeks/months and then having unrealistic expectations that the photos I eventually take are going to be ‘fantastic’!!! So a photo or photos each day will be on the daily list of things to do. Cheers,.

Stacey Taylor Derkson
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Stacey Taylor Derkson To take at least one picture a day, whether it be an iPhone shot or with my dslr. I need to be mindful and have purpose of what my intentions are when I shoot.

Maureen Miller
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Maureen Miller To try to figure out layer masking, and more importantly, luminosity masking, so that I can produce really beautiful landscapes.

Marie Schaller
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Marie Schaller To increase my knowledge of SLR photography (in March I will have lived 1 year in the SLR world), and better my photography skills.

S. Robert Sliger II
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S. Robert Sliger II Thinking about starting a Project-52. Probably going to upgrade to a Canon 7Dmkll and add a 100-400mm or similar big lens to my gear.

Meredith Lee-Mike
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Meredith Lee-Mike To work on seeing more images and capturing them when I see them. I tend to see a photo op but keep driving because I think I can’t stop right now. I do remember the image in my mind and think I don’t always have to grab the camera and take a photo, my mind can do the same.
To learn more about photography through reading, workshops, videos, documentaries, and social media.

Richard Schneider
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Richard Schneider To experiment with more lens filters in my landscape photography!

Pat Wilson
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Pat Wilson I take photos for the love of it. I have tons of images on my computer that no one ever sees, except me. I’ve spent a lot of time learning photography and post processing, so I feel they are good enough to share with friends and family without embarrassment. So, I resolve to share them on FB beginning today.

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Pat Kehoe
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Pat Kehoe Now that I have two long fast lenses I intend to do lots of sports, especially rugby.

Linda Philo
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Linda Philo To really enjoy it more, not to worry about taking a rubbish photo but to try and learn and improve from it 📸

Eulan George
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Eulan George Get more creative with my photography and explore different sceneries

Terry Straehley
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Terry Straehley As below, to try to complete a 365 day photo essay starting today. I’ve tried it before and did 107 days the last time. If anyone wants to follow, the Flickr album is at https://www.flickr.com/…/terry…/albums/72157678600048905.

Julian H Miller
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Julian H Miller Get better with practice, lots of it like every day for 6 or 7 hours ( retired )😀😀😀

Phil W Bell
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Phil W Bell Be better Learn more about what I think I already know abouy my camera.

Leon Hertzson
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Leon Hertzson I am giving away about 1000 cameras and lenses from my collection to charity organizations. Glad to be rid of them.

Tom Holmes
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Tom Holmes To become better friends with my tripod and take more photos using it.

Eileen M. McVey
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Eileen M. McVey To learn the many features of my cameras!

Susan Cassidy-Smith
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Susan Cassidy-Smith Keep my camera with me everyday and shoot!

Susan Birkenshaw
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Susan Birkenshaw Shoot more, Learn More, Develop My Personal Style!

Jo Dixon
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Jo Dixon To get to know my camera better and to master Lightroom

Deborah Flowers
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Deborah Flowers More exploring and and shooting!

Allison Richmond
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Allison Richmond Put more time into improving my photography.

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