Mini Challenge 247 - Windows

grandmaRgrandmaR Major grinsPosts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins
edited May 31, 2017 in The Dgrin Challenges

Windows - I'm always taking photos of architectural details - Windows are a nice detail to photograph - small enough that you don't have to worry too much about perspective. The photo can be of the window, taken through the window from inside or from outside. But I prefer it to be of the window.

This mini-challenge will run until June 6th, 2017. Noon EDT (Eastern Daylight Time of the USA

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I posted this once and it disappeared. So I will try again - I'll add the examples later

A few examples:

A church in my home town which was built by making cement blocks on site - 14 different styles

Bullseye glass in Cornwall

Tudor Hall - 18th century brick building in my home town.

Edam

An attic window in Plymouth N.C.

Another one from Cornwall

Bermuda

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  • JAGJAG Photomaniac Wasilla, AKPosts: 5,278Super Moderators moderator

    1 Key West Florida hotel

    2 Suzanne Neville downtown London, England

    3 Castillo de San Cristobal, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • CavalierCavalier Life is a Bokeh Foresthill, CaliforniaPosts: 1,719Registered Users Major grins
    edited May 17, 2017
    1. The Pflug Mansion in northeast Washington, abandoned since 1921. Windows in the front seem to be still square.

    1. Windows of the Coquille River Lighthouse, Oregon

    3, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church - Chinese Camp, Ca. View from the interior through one of the windows to the graveyard next to the church.

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins

    Oh - I forgot about shop windows - good one.

    Love the seagull on the lighthouse chimney

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  • SunnyCloudSunnyCloud IrelandPosts: 1Registered Users Beginner grinner
    > @grandmaR said:
    > Oh - I forgot about shop windows - good one.
    >
    > Love the seagull on the lighthouse chimney

    ...just a seagull? So pity! :)
  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins

    Good theme, GrandmaR! Here are my entries:

    1) Double window view - Macy's on O'Farrell in San Francisco

    2) 15th century view (Jacques Coeur house, Bourges, France)

    3) Not very inviting (Treviso, Italy)

  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 2,897Registered Users Major grins

    Great theme Grandma, but for me another problem "what to choose from". I have too many door and window pictures :/
    So I decided to limit the selection to shots taken in 2017 (still too many choices, but so be it)

    Here's my entries:

    Radio Kootwijk

    Old and new

    Buddha

    Pieter, aka pegelli
    My SmugMug
  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins

    @pegelli : Pieter, I especially like that first shot of yours!

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins

    Better to have too many choices rather than too few!!

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  • TasmanianTasmanian Quebec, CanadaPosts: 222Registered Users Major grins

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins

    Hmmm, isn't that the cupola from Galeries Lafayette in Paris? Would that be considered a window?

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins

    I was thinking about whether to include
    I

    which is the dome of the old Florida capitol in Tallhassee), but decided I had enough examples. So anything that someone wants to include as a window can be submitted. Whether I pick it as a winner is another question entirely.

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  • FujijitsuFujijitsu Bangkok Posts: 8Registered Users Big grins

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins
    edited May 23, 2017

    There must be more of us out there with window shots! It would be great to see more entries.

    I have a feeling that the mini-challenges get forgotten because of the (dumb) layout of the forum under Vanilla.

  • roaddog52roaddog52 Major grins In the sticks, NE of SeattlePosts: 902Registered Users Major grins

    I'll add a couple to play along, but please don't consider for the challenge. My next few weeks are going to be hectic, preparing for, and traveling.

    Albers Bros. Feed Mill in Tacoma WA W/ reflection of Glass Museum hot shop.

    Virginia City Montana

    I don't know where I'm going, but I'm going anyway.

    Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity!
  • sapphire73sapphire73 Major grins PennsylvaniaPosts: 1,639Registered Users Major grins

    @sarasphotos said:
    There must be more of us out there with window shots! It would be great to see more entries.

    Thank you for a great theme for a mini, grandmaR! I am hoping to share some photos in early June but have a crazy schedule just now. Fun to see what others have posted here.

  • AceRphAceRph Very Amateur Photographer Posts: 12Registered Users Big grins

  • sapphire73sapphire73 Major grins PennsylvaniaPosts: 1,639Registered Users Major grins
    edited June 1, 2017

    Just went through some of my photos, and I am surprised how many feature windows! Here are a few chosen for this mini.

    1) Window in Basel, Switzerland

    2) Window on the Past (Old Swedish Home at Skansen Open Air Museum in Stockholm, Sweden)

    3) Reflections in Window of Gott's Roadside (Napa, California)

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins

    The mini will end Tuesday. I can tell I will have a hard time judging, but you can make it even harder :)

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  • DavidRGillespieDavidRGillespie Chilliwack, British Columbia, CanadaPosts: 32Registered Users Many Grins

    This has been a really interesting challenge with lots of really great ideas. I realized how interesting windows as subjects, and how rarely I photograph them.

    An image of Mount Assiniboine (the Canadian Matterhorn) from a helicopter window.

    A window in a derilict building at Finn Slough, Richmond, British Columbia. I shot this last week, because this challenge got me looking at windows as subjects. There are a few more shots at https://dave-gillespie.smugmug.com/Daves-Favourites/Finn-Slough/

    A portal (technically a window?) in the Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito, Ecuador.

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,715Registered Users Major grins

    @DavidRGillespie I think it's great that the challenge got you to go out and shoot! That is one thing that I like about these challenges - they get me to think about new subject matter.

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,580Registered Users Major grins

    The challenge is now closed - I will try to pick some winners, and put them up ASAP. I say try, because you have made it hard for me (always a good thing)

    “"..an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered." G.K. Chesterton”
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