#860. Monday Post (20 May 2019) – A tale of two 100s – May challenge – Pixel madness

#860. Monday Post (20 May 2019) – A tale of two 100s – May challenge – Pixel madness

Over the past few weeks, two new 100mm lenses have been announced and alarmingly stretched my zygomaticus : the super duper Zeiss Otus 100 f/1.4 and the intriguing Laowa 100/2.8 Macro Apo. In many ways the two are similar, in many ways they are polar opposites.     The Otus

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#858. Hasselblad X1D does F1! And a new challenge.

#858. Hasselblad X1D does F1! And a new challenge.

They said that it could not be done, He said, “Just let me try.” They said, “Other men have tried and failed,” He answered, “But not I.” They said, “It is impossible,” He said, “There’s no such word.” He closed his mind, he closed his heart… To everything he heard.”

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#852. ChiKi challenge results: the vibe tribe has spoken.

#852. ChiKi challenge results: the vibe tribe has spoken.

  This is one way to see it: in the book of Genesis, it is written: “Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. This is as good a

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#842. Monday Post (08 April 2019) – The Ch’i-Ki challenge

#842. Monday Post (08 April 2019) – The Ch’i-Ki challenge

The results are in, and the Haiku challenge has turned up amazing shots by DS contributors. Previous challenges, the same. Not wanting to let Pascal have all the fun, I thought I should try my hand at this. So here goes: In China, the concept of ch’i matters. It is

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#841. The Visual Haiku challenge. Results are in.

#841. The Visual Haiku challenge. Results are in.

12 talented photographers take on the challenge of creating photographs to represent the visual equivalent of Japanese poetry’s haiku.

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#807. Photograph it like you mean it (a DS challenge).

#807. Photograph it like you mean it (a DS challenge).

A photo that’s technically bland but ful of emotion is a winner. The opposite is a fail. Will you dare to take our challenge?

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