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August Challenge - News. Make Your Choice!


August Challenge - News. Time to Vote!  

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  1. 1. The choice is yours...

    • Anti Nazi demonstrator by Abiyoyo
      3
    • Fire in Glasgow by Sally
      4
    • Mt Agung erupting by cbimages
      3
    • Three car crash by aphperspective
      2
    • Downing Street protest by vpics
      9
    • Hammersmith picnic by Matt Ashmore
      2
    • Firefighting helicopter by RedSnapper
      22
    • Building defences by MizBrown
      2

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Choosing the final eight for this took me quite a while, the standard was really high. Some of the pics I wanted in the final eight which didn't make it were extremely good.  Anyway, here's the eight, I personally think they're superb images, it'll be difficult to choose an outright winner, I'm interested to see who wins.

 

1.Anti Nazi Demonstrator by Abiyoyo

Provocative Anti Nazi demonstrator in Ulm, 1 of May 2009 Stock Photo

 

 

 

2.Fire in Glasgow by Sally

Hope Street, Glasgow, Scotlnad, United Kingdom, 22nd March 2018. A major fire involving multiple buildings closes streets in central Glasgow. Fire engines attend the incident. A policeman wears a mask due to the risk of asbestos from the smoke Stock Photo

 

 

 

3.Mt Agung erupting by cbimages

Mt Agung Volcano Eruption morning of 26 November 2017. Taken from Tulamben village, north east Bali, Indonesia Stock Photo

 

 

 

4. Three car crash by aphperspective

Ballydehob, West Cork, Ireland. 6th August, 2018. The main N71 between Ballydehob and Skibbereen was blocked this afternoon due to a multi vehicle accident. Fire Appliances from Skibbereen and Schull were in attendance very quickly as were the Ambulances from the local area. Miraculously only minor injuries were sustained with 1 person sent on to hospital. Credit: aphperspective/Alamy Live News Stock Photo

 

 

 

5. Downing Street protest by vpics

London, UK. 16th June, 2017. Justice for Grenfell Protest outside Downing Street. Protesters call for a full investivation Stock Photo

 

 

 

6. Hammersmith picnic by Matt Ashmore

Friends enjoy the good weather and have a picnic in the park at Furnival Gardens at Hammersmith in London, UK Stock Photo

 

 

 

7. Firefighting helicopter by RedSnapper

Aberystwyth Wales UK, June 29 2018  UK Weather:  A forest fire that started on Tuesday  26the June  is still burning and smouldering for a fourth day along the steep hillsides of the Rheidol Valley, a few miles inland of Aberystwyth in Mid Wales. The terrain makes it impossible for fire-crews to get their vehicles close to  the flames, and the fire is being dealt with by a specialist helicopter team , commissioned by Natural Resources Wales at a reputed £1000 per hour, who are dropping  1000 litre bucket loads  of water, onto the burning trees. Credit: keith morris/Alamy Live News Stock Photo

 

 

 

8. Building defences by MizBrown

Jinotega, Nicaragua. 11th June, 2018. Building barricades for neighborhood defense, Jinotega, Nicaragua, June 2018 Credit: Rebecca Brown/Alamy Live News Stock Photo

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3 hours ago, Colblimp said:

We have a winner - RedSnapper with his firefighting helicopter!  Thanks to everyone who entered and voted.

 

Now Keith, over to you for the September challenge!

Worthy winner - great image!

 

Kumar

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oops..only just seen this

Thanks everyone!  I just got lucky with that one - right place, right time, right kit.......

 

I'll have a think about a new theme and post it later today

 

km

 

 

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