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Errick L. Cameron
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November Countdown Thread


November Countdown Thread

Welcome to the November Countdown Thread

Please join us and share one or two of your favorite photos from last month. There are so many fabulous photo posted on BP. So many very inspiring works of time and talent. I like this thread because its purpose is for each of us to show case your individual photo that you believe is your best or that you feel is most representative of your inner self. So... let's see your personal best!
*If you are a regular here you know what to do.
**If you are new to this thread, take some time to read our helpful hints below and join in the fun.
*** If you found yourself here because you are lost.... Hmmm.., Don't worry, this is not the Hotel California, you can escape!
Some helpful hints for attaching photos into a BP Forum Thread, if you're unfamiliar with the process:
1) Sign into BP. IF YOU HAVEN'T entered the Contest for today, you can use the "Photo ID" method to pull an existing image (from your Member Center) into your reply here.
a. Jot down the PhotoID # of the photo you wish to share. To determine your PhotoID, go to the little Pancakes icon, then click “My Photos”, then “Manage/Enter.” The PhotoID is right below the number.
b. Go to the Countdown Contest thread. Click “Respond” at the bottom of the page.
c. Type in whatever you wish; e.g., “Here’s my Fav image for the month.”
d. Click the “Select” button below the text input box, and select “1.” Toggle on “Notify” box if you wish to be notified. Click “Submit.”
e. The Image Uploader appears. On the right-hand side, you’ll see an input box for the PhotoID (from step 1a). Type it in then click “submit your photo.” Then, return to the forum thread and you’ll see your photo.
2) IF YOU HAVE ALREADY entered the Contest for today, you can't use the Photo ID method *today*. Either wait until tomorrow to reply here first, or upload a copy of the image (from your PC) and attach to this thread. This produces a duplicate image in your Member Center; however, you don't have to make that duplicate visible in your Gallery.
3) If you're uploading a duplicate, I suggest titling it "For Forum" so it stands out in your Member Center, for easier housecleaning later on. This can also help nudge BP viewers to go find the original image in your gallery, if they want to leave a comment. Likewise, if you want to add a comment to a photo seen here, first try to tell if it is a duplicate upload. As a courtesy, try to find the original image in the member's gallery and leave your comment there instead of on the duplicate... which may one day be deleted.
Errick


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12/17/2017 3:43:29 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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  (just tagging the thread for now. GOOD LUCK everybody! ...Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!)


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12/17/2017 4:34:05 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   The Broom
The Broom
Resubmitted for November 16, 2017
Details and Close-up

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Sony Alpha 77 II
 
BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Bus Abstract #1
Bus Abstract #1
Resubmitted for November 1, 2017
Category: Elements of Design

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I'll be the first in. Here are two of my favorites, one new, one resub.

I don't know why but I am terribly fond of this bus abstract and I love the broom (which is on at least its third try) just as well. Finding interest in the commonplace is a passion of mine.


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12/17/2017 6:41:59 PM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Old Wood Design
Old Wood Design
Rim State Park, Southern Illinois, Taken 11/03/2017
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Fluid
Fluid
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I like both of your images Nikki, still the Great Blue Heron remains my favorite of your November entries. But... This thread is about show casing your favorite photos and not what you think BP will like. To that end, here our my two personal favorites although they are not in the BP style.. Fluid was one of the photos from the annual bike criterium race held every year in our town. I have been working on and expanding this project continually. "Old Wood Design" is a photo that I took on one of my day hikes in Southern Illinois. This one was from the Rim Rock Trail. I love the flow of the wood with the repetitive sweeping flow of the lit leaves. There is quite a bit of post processing. Again, not necessarily a BP genera.


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12/17/2017 7:35:41 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Butterflies on a Tree
Butterflies on a Tree
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Destination Peace
Destination Peace
An old man peacefully sleeps inside the Wazir Khan Mosque in the old walled city in Lahore. The mosque was commissioned during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as part of an ensemble of buildings that also included the nearby Shahi Hammam baths. Construction of Wazir Khan Mosque began in 1634 C.E., and was completed in 1641. Considered to be the most ornately decorated Mughal-era mosque, Wazir Khan Mosque is renowned for its intricate faience tile work known as kashi-kari, as well as its interior surfaces that are almost entirely embellished with elaborate Mughal-era frescoes.
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Thanks Errick for your time and managing the monthly thread.
I have two entries that I like very much, both quiet different but keeps my attention.


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12/18/2017 1:24:04 AM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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  The back lit leaves make for a great photo Usman. Destination Peace was actually my third pick from your photos last month. You know my first picks. Good Luck!


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12/18/2017 4:39:09 AM

 
Christopher Budny
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Firenze!
Firenze!
The one and only... The magnificent Duomo seen at dusk from a nearby terrace.
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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Cafe Selection
Cafe Selection
A bit of selective-color application here; the cafe floor was black and white tile, and the chair had black legs below the red cushion - but the lights overhead were all warm-tone, giving a golden glow on the tile, which I then removed in a b/w conversion, bringing back the red.
11/17 Finalist - DD

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My partial month of Nov. entries was almost exclusively from a trip to Venice & Florence... To break up the largely "Travel and Place" feel of those entries (several of which are my favs!) I'll pick a "T&P" fav (the Duomo at dusk, seen from a terrace quite by accident that evening) and a "DD" fav (the floor and a chair from a much needed cafe break.)
Best of luck to everyone!


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12/18/2017 4:29:40 PM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Fallen
Fallen
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My Favorite for November. Good Luck to you all!


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12/19/2017 9:36:24 AM

 
Carrie Pichler  
 
BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Autumn Joy
Autumn Joy
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I only entered three in November as life has seemed to have gotten in the way of fun! I chose this photo as my favorite for two reasons; the first being it's my adorable little niece and two because it reminds me that sometimes we all just need to slow down and enjoy a pile of leaves! Good luck everyone!


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12/19/2017 8:32:45 PM

 
Vicki Gilbreath
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Going Home
Going Home
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My favorite for the month.


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12/21/2017 5:25:01 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Days Gone By
Days Gone By
Resubmit for MT. f/8.0, 1/125 sec, 6.0mm, ISO-64
Entered: 11/17/2017

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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Road Through the Aspen Trees
Road Through the Aspen Trees
(resubmit for MT) f/8.0, 1/100 sec, 15.1mm, ISO-64
Entered: 11/20/2017

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My 2 favs for the month (both MT entries), because they remind me of the day, and how I was feeling, when I shot them.


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12/21/2017 11:29:17 AM

 
Teresa Letkiewicz
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Old shackles
Old shackles
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Let's talk
Let's talk
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Here are two of my favorites from last month.


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12/26/2017 5:50:01 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
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Strolling Through Autumn
Strolling Through Autumn
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Here is my fave from November. Good luck to everyone!


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12/26/2017 9:11:49 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  The last three days of the year remain as well as the last three stages of BP contest. Lets see which passes us by first!


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12/28/2017 5:13:21 AM

 
Ed Lauderdale
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Another Sunrise
Another Sunrise
I'm going to get this right yet!
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Didn't enter much in November, but here's my favorite. Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year!!!


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12/29/2017 12:35:51 PM

 
Harriet Feagin
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going to try to post a couple...


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12/29/2017 1:57:02 PM

 
Harriet Feagin
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my fav


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12/29/2017 1:59:31 PM

 
Jane E. Miller
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I am so blown away at all of the photos that you guys submitted. So many talented photographers. Good luck to everyone in the next couple of days.


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12/29/2017 4:23:05 PM

 
Donna La Mattino Pagakis
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  Happy New Year 🎆 Your work is always inspirational! Thanks for sharing!

Donna


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12/30/2017 7:07:13 AM

 
Donna La Mattino Pagakis
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Magnificent Sunset
Magnificent Sunset
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I was able to work on a few photos last month. I will try to include my favorite entry.


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12/30/2017 7:08:29 AM

 
Susan Williams
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   The Color of Winter
The Color of Winter
MT 11/30/17
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November got away from me. This is my only entry.


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12/30/2017 11:35:01 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Finalists are announced. Congratz Chris and good luck to all in the next round.


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12/30/2017 6:24:26 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  ... and Donna and Dayna...! I suspect we'll see gold in those! Best of luck and best wishes for a happy 2018!


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12/30/2017 6:46:39 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Oops, somehow missed noticing Finalists badges of Donna and Dayna. Big Congratz to both these fabulous Finalists. Both deserve top Gold, IMHO. Good luck and Congratz to you two too.


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12/30/2017 7:25:48 PM

 
Teresa Letkiewicz
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  The winners are out. Congratulations to Dayna for selecting an image that got gold.
Congratulations for everybody that participates in this thread and Happy New Year to all!


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12/31/2017 2:59:18 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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  Thank you Teresa! I wish everyone a happy, healthy New Year and a year filled with amazing photo opportunities!


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1/1/2018 8:55:03 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  Congrats to all this month's Winners! Hope everyone has a happy and prosperous New Year!


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1/1/2018 12:22:11 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  CONGRATZ to all Gold, Silver, SF, EP and players. Keep going and keep inspiring us all.


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1/1/2018 8:50:34 PM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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  Here is your link to the December Countdown Thread. Hope to see you there!!! Errick


www.betterphoto.com/forms/QnaDetail.asp?threadID=43040


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1/16/2018 4:12:20 PM

 
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