Mini-Challenge #180 - Transportation... A to Z

EaracheEarache Unsharp and OversaturatedSO CALPosts: 3,533Registered Users Major grins
edited January 14, 2014 in The Dgrin Challenges
My theme for this Mini is Transportation... A to Z
From Amtrak to Ziplines (and everything in-between), I'll be looking for images of modes of transportation other than just the human body... i.e. walking.
Human powered devices are OK, along with animals (in use), machines, modern, ancient... whatever helps us get from point A to B.
I'll be most interested in the unusual, unanticipated, creative, dangerous, practical or not... Snowmobile to Popemobile - something other than a car in the driveway - you get the idea.

Have fun - It might be a good reason to get out and shoot some new ones for the (Happy) New Year!!

This Mini will run for 2 weeks from Monday Dec. 30, until Monday, January 13, 2014 @ 9:00PM PST.

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Comments

  • slpollettslpollett Major grins Posts: 1,077Registered Users Major grins
    edited December 30, 2013
    1. by Horse (photo taken at Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC)
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    2. Old Car
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    3. Kayak
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    Sherry
  • jwearjwear learning now shoot & cuss LOS ANGELESPosts: 7,989Registered Users Major grins
    edited December 30, 2013
    Last time in air

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    biking ??


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    A slow ride and Happy New Year



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    Jeff W

    “PHOTOGRAPHY IS THE ‘JAZZ’ FOR THE EYES…”

    http://jwear.smugmug.com/
  • CavalierCavalier Life is a Bokeh Foresthill, CaliforniaPosts: 2,161Registered Users Major grins
    edited December 31, 2013
    Grill beauty
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    Single File - precursor to Amgen Race on Hiway 49
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    Oldie but Goodie - part of wagon train recreation from Yosemite to Mariposa.
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  • lifeinfocuslifeinfocus Phils Imaging Posts: 1,461Registered Users Major grins
    edited December 31, 2013
    1. "Field of Dreams". 1941 Chevy.

    20130618%20Car%20LIF_9240%20FINAL-L.jpg

    2. "Neon Wagon".

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    3. "US Flag Gliding"

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    Phil
    http://www.PhilsImaging.com
    "You don't take a photograph, you make it." ~Ansel Adams
    Phil
  • kdotaylorkdotaylor Major grins Posts: 1,263Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 1, 2014
    #1 Old Truck
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    #2 Amish Buggy
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    #3 Salmon Truck
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    Kate
    www.katetaylor.smugmug.com
    "You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." Mark Twain
  • 1magineer1magineer Big grins Posts: 95Registered Users Big grins
    edited January 3, 2014
    #1 "Close Hauled!"

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    #2 "The Turn"

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    #3 "Let's Rahd!"

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    –Mark

    "Conventional thinking is the ruin of our souls..." ~Rumi
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    My SmugMug Galleries
  • DonRicklinDonRicklin Polysemaniac! Worcester, MA, USAPosts: 5,551Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 3, 2014
    1) The EcoTarium Explorer Express
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    2) Old Ford dump truck
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    3) Souped up Ford in yellow, blue and chrome.
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    Don
    Don Ricklin - Gear: Canon EOS 5D Mark III, was Pentax K7
    'I was older then, I'm younger than that now' ....
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  • ShootingStarShootingStar Major grins le HavrePosts: 145Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 4, 2014
    Hummm…hard to choose…
    Let's go with those for now:

    1. Sandboard
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    2. Gliding
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    3. Dromaderies
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    Nature can be so different around the world but it is always amazing!

    Travel Blog English: http://www.zigzagonearth.com
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  • bfjrbfjr Which Way Did They Go Posts: 10,980Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 4, 2014
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    HotRodder by Broke In, on Flickr
  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Southern Maryland Posts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 5, 2014
    My problem is that all the really cool transportation shots I have are not very good photos. Like

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    which is some kind of experimental hovercraft - I can never get close enough to it to get a good photo of what it actuallyis

    And this one (also not an entry)

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    which I took from a 1929 Waco of the Antique Airplane Fly-In at Watsonville California in the mid 1960's. I wanted the photo for an article in the Antque Automobile magazine and after we landed, I found out the pilot had just bought the plane and had never flown it before.

    But on to the entries.
    Fishing Boats

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    Horses as transportation - Peruvian Pasos

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    And a Travel Lift (boat transportation)

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    “"..an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered." G.K. Chesterton”
  • DitchDocDitchDoc Big grins Posts: 12Registered Users Big grins
    edited January 6, 2014
    Ford Tractor

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/corydarnell/11078955254/&quot; title="Ford Tractor by Cory Darnell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5523/11078955254_a96442daf6_c.jpg&quot; width="800" height="534" alt="Ford Tractor"></a>

    GrandmaR check this link out.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Craft_Air_Cushion
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Craft_Air_Cushion
  • Garrick89Garrick89 Beginner grinner Posts: 3Registered Users Beginner grinner
    edited January 8, 2014
    Entries
    1. Hot Air Balloon Fiesta @ Putrajaya, Malaysia

    Sony A300, Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3

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    2. Genting Skyway @ Genting Highlands, Malaysia

    Nikon d7100, Nikkor 50mm f1.8

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    3. Blinged Rickshaw @ Malacca, Malaysia

    D7100, Nikkor 18-200 f3.5-6.3

    _DSC0251-L.jpg
  • NorskeNorske Big grins Posts: 10Registered Users Big grins
    edited January 8, 2014
    Old and new
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    Old and New
    A ship of the 1630 time period and a modern charter boat.



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    Norfolk Rebel

    To my knowledge, this is the only sail-assisted tugboat in the world.

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    1902 Crest horseless carriage

    One of only three remaining in the world.

    Hope these show up well, if not I'll try to resize them.
  • CHANDLERJACHANDLERJA Light Seeker Posts: 400Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 9, 2014
    1. By Sea

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    2. By Rail

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    3. By Air

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    Jeromy
    http://snaptx.smugmug.com/
    Light is everything in life and photography.
  • EaracheEarache Unsharp and Oversaturated SO CALPosts: 3,533Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 10, 2014
    TGIF Dgrinners!!

    I'm really enjoying the images posted so-far... makes you think about how we get-around.
    Keep 'em coming!
    Have a pleasant weekend!
    Eric ~ Smugmug
  • billseyebillseye Major grins Posts: 847Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 11, 2014
    Via Panchito
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    Via Roberto's
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    Via the Giant Dipper
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    Bill Banning

    Check out billseye photos on SmugMug
  • TonyCooperTonyCooper Major grins Orlando, FloridaPosts: 2,239Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 13, 2014
    #1 - Soulmates

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    #2 - Fast Pace

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    #3 - Polo on Wheels

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    Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida
    http://tonycooper.smugmug.com/
  • torrbraetorrbrae Torrbrae Posts: 203Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 13, 2014
    Here's my three (if the internet will stay connected long enough for me to post!)

    #1 Segway Courier Delivery

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    #2 Late evening commute - Auckland Ferry Terminal

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    #3 Tauranga Port Pilot

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  • sapphire73sapphire73 Major grins PennsylvaniaPosts: 1,692Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 13, 2014
    Fishing in the Last Light of Day (Fort Cochin, India)
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    Day Is Done (Captiva Island, Florida, USA)
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    Touching Down in the Misty Fjord Wilderness (Ketchikan, Alaska, USA)
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  • Midknightc3Midknightc3 Explorer Posts: 86Registered Users Big grins
    edited January 13, 2014
    Self portrait from when I was in Chile. Taken at about 15,000ft in the Chilean Andes.

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    Clark
    I recommend wearing trashcans on your heads to avoid any accidental exposure to knowledge - Dogbert
  • EaracheEarache Unsharp and Oversaturated SO CALPosts: 3,533Registered Users Major grins
    edited January 14, 2014
    Well, gang, time's up ... this one is closed.
    Thanks to all who submitted - some fun stuff in there to look at.
    I'll get the results up ASAP... most likely tomorrow.
    Eric ~ Smugmug
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