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OK......this month's challenge is to show images that have been made within 100 metres of your home.

 

Not indoors desktop stuff, or in your house or garden, but everyday public activities, events, situations, occupations or objects in the street or road outside.

 

All the better if the images you put up have been zoomed or licenced.....

 

Like these -

[that's my front door on the right]
Two students people men moving furniture wheeling a wardrobe on a shopping trolley aberystwyth wales uk Stock Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outside the house next door

 

Dyno Rod worker wearing orange overalls  head first down a drain inspection chamber manhole looking for a blockage Stock Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just around the corner

Aberystwyth Wales UK, Sunday 10 September 2017 UK Weather: As the strong wnds continue, a rainbow appears briefly Stock Photo

 

 

 

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Redsnapper, you're 200% a townie. A house? Ha ha, I don't even have a country. And when I do have a house, I make sure it's out in the sticks. So 100m, I guess I could post a picture of the donkey in the field next door but I guess that's not what you expect LOL.

 

For what's it's worth, here's a picture of the neighbours' portaloo in the snow when they were having works done in their house in the UK. As a joke.

 

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Living in a rural area, there’s not much within my doorstep except weather....and farming. But there has been a lot of the former this year.

 

Beast from the East - I did sell a few images taken further down the road, but not this one

 

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Leek harvest 

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My ‘go-to’ trees for a Winter sunset silhouette 

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Wow... 100m is very close. Not much happens within 100m of my house given as I live in suburbia in Reading.

 

But...

 

.. we have a church at the end of the road. A picture I took at the same time (landscape orientation) as this one was published by the London Evening Standard in their property section ... but I prefer this image as it has a bit more foreground interest:

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We have weather.. (this one was used by The Sun). This one was taken stood at the end of my driveway.:

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And we have potholes and muddy verges because people insist on parking on the verge:

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.. and that's about as exciting as life gets 100m from my home!

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14 minutes ago, Matt Ashmore said:

Wow... 100m is very close.

 

Yes....that's why it's a challenge. It's to make people look more closely at where they live

 

km

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Nice one Keith, but I missed the 100m limit and that's very challenging when you live in a sleepy suburb!

 

Struggled to meet the criteria, but these three do fit! One has licensed.

 

Men digging up our street

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Installing solar panels on our roof

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Technician installing Internet connections at the end of our street

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100M, hmm! well over the road from my home is a shoreline path from which I can see the M275 and the Canute crane.

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Also one the same footpath, a young lady running

 

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There are also wrecks of old boats.

 

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I don't shoot much just outside the home.  Here are my three.

 

1) Snow plow on my street

 

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2) A spider's web outside my house (I think I have posted this before, in another challenge, but not win).

 

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3) Scraping snow and ice off my car

 

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My three

 

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Moonrise sequence shot from my balcony when we lived in Gaspesie. Shot with a beer in one hand and the remote release in the other. 

 

 

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Morning mist rising from the sea in a cold snap, it was around -30C or so. Shot again from the balcony when we lived in Maria in Gaspesie. The moonrise was shot about two frame widths to the left. No beer in hand this time. 

 

 

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My lovely boy, jumping on his bike in the street outside our house. 

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Nice one Keith!

 

Here's my three:

 

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The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter with pilot Prince William, lands in a field in Newmarket

 

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Sign on the Gallops, Newmarket Heath

 

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People relaxing reading the sunday  papers in our back garden, Newmarket

 

Kumar

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When you check how far 100mtrs is from your front door is it comes as quite a shock, fortunately I have a few, unfortunately non of them have been licensed or zoomed.

 

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Tanker laying tar during road surfacing. The house where I live is behind the tanker about 52mtrs.

 

 

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Cleaning the village war memorial using a steam cleaner. I am facing the opposite direction to the first image and about 57mtrs from my front door.

 

 

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Two gentlemen having a break outside of Milton Post office. The war memorial in the second picture is just to the right and I am about 75 mtrs from my front door.

 

 

Allan

 

 

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I like this topic. All three of these images were captured within spittin' distance of my front door. All three have licensed on Alamy for good prices.

 

Happy Halloween! (decoration in a neighbour's yard)

 

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Watch your step! ( a crosswalk just around the corner from my house)

 

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A thirsty tree  in a park just down the street ($$$ sale much to my surprise)

 

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Heading out towards the seafront and transport connections on the first morning of 'The Beast from the East' or 'a bit of snow' as we used to call it.

 

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A stabbing in our corner shop

 

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A fire damaged alarm, or is it...........

 

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I've yet to sell anything within 100m, though plenty within a mile.

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Difficult challenge - here's my three:

 

At the end of my drive.

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My house at night

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Taken at my next door neighbour's house - about 25 metres down the road.
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The first has sold...
 
Gay pride a couple of years ago.
 
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You just pop out to the shop for a loaf of bread... and there's a yellow submarine in the way... (above photo taken from the school playground in the shot below.)
 
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View along Zandhoek during a snow shower.
 
 
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Just one more as an aside. Not my photo, but one of Jacob Olie a photographer who lived around the corner in the 1800's. The same view of Zandhoek  about 150 years ago.
 
 
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Sorry about the post, Keith.

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Like a few others, I live way out in the back country, so not a lot of exciting stuff except pasture and cows. But I came up with a few.

 

Fence along my driveway on a foggy morning

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Sister and brother in law having morning coffee with the cows

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My driveway being plowed in one of the worst winters ever!

 

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Jill

 

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Not much going on in my street in a suburb of an Aussie country town. We rarely even get anyone walking the street - there's no footpaths. Here's the best of a poor selection.

 

Fixing the road right outside our place. Licenced once, for a book.

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Fixing the road outside the neighbour's place.a-worker-using-a-compacting-machine-to-flatten-roadfill-A74K9N.jpg

 

 

 

This one licenced once - for a newspaper

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Across the road in the village hall, might be more than 100m though (licensed)

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Outside my back door (licensed)

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Across the road

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in the neighbourhood, East Oxford

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one of our local pubs on a warm April day

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13 hours ago, Avpics said:

A fire damaged alarm, or is it...........

 

M15NHM.jpg

 

 

SPOOKY.     I can see a mouth with what looks like upper teeth, a nose and an eye.

 

 

Allan

 

 

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26 minutes ago, Allan Bell said:

 

 

SPOOKY.     I can see a mouth with what looks like upper teeth, a nose and an eye.

 

 

Allan

 

 

A great illustration of how the human brain likes to make recognisable features out of something which is just random molten plastic and electrical components.

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3 hours ago, LawrensonPhoto said:

Across the road in the village hall, might be more than 100m though (licensed)

J18E6H.jpg

 

 

Is that what you guys call a "Jumble sale"? I can see why...

 

Paulette

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