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The July challenge finalists

July 2020 Challenge Poll - Fire, water, earth and air  

43 members have voted

  1. 1. Challenge finalists

    • Malcolm Park's Stonehenge sunrise
      3
    • Bryan's Santa special
      4
    • TeeCee's Tin mine gag
      2
    • Kristin's wind surfer
      1
    • Genevieve's fire breather
      4
    • Miz Brown's Country cooking in Nicaragua
      5
    • Shergar's Yosemite Horsetail fall
      15
    • Olivier's Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellfoss
      9
    • Sally R's Fog on Bibra Lake
      1

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  • Poll closes on 09/08/20 at 19:00

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I had great difficulty in narrowing a large set of excellent submissions down to 8 - so I've compromised and narrowed it down to 9.  The descriptions and contributor IDs are above the individual images,  As always, vote for your favourites.  I've set the poll to close at 20:00 UK time on Sunday 9th August. In the event of a tie I'll invoke challenge setter's privilege and choose between the winners.

 

#1 Malcolm Park's Prehistoric standing stones of Stonehenge at sunrise in summer, Wiltshire, England 

 

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#2 Bryan's The Santa Special or North Pole Express on the Tanfield Railway running through a snow covered landscape. North East England

 

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#3 TeeCee's Tin mine gag gone wrong at Sidmouth

 

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#4 Kristin's Kite surfer or kiteboarder with white sail on a windy day in front of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands, San Francisco Bay

 

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#5 Genevieve Vallee's Mallory Square - Fire breather - Sunset celebrations Key West - Florida - USA

 

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#6 Miz Brown's Country cooking in Nicaragua at El Laurel Finca in Jinotega Department. 

 

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#7 Shergar's Yosemite's Horsetail fall illuminated at sunset in the park during the month of February.

 

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#8 Olivier Parent's Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellfoss (falls) in Snæfellsnes peninsula

 

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#9 Sally R's Fog on Bibra Lake

 

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Wow, I didn't expect to be amongst the finalists, thanks John. However the competition is very tough and I suspect I know who the winner might be, a truly magical image.

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No way! Thanks so much. And regarding Shergar's photo #7, just to be clear, there are no active volcanoes at Yosemite. The last one erupted there 700,000 years ago. 🙂

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Thank you John for including my humble contribution.

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Thanks so much John for including one of mine. I feel lucky to be included amongst these images.

 

2 hours ago, The Blinking Eye said:

And regarding Shergar's photo #7, just to be clear, there are no active volcanoes at Yosemite. The last one erupted there 700,000 years ago. 🙂

Yes this is seriously lava-like, and what I think I'd interpret it as if I had no other info to go on. Amazing!

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1 hour ago, Sally R said:

Thanks so much John for including one of mine. I feel lucky to be included amongst these images.

 

Yes this is seriously lava-like, and what I think I'd interpret it as if I had no other info to go on. Amazing!

 

I had to stare at it for a while to understand what was going on.

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Good selection! Well done all!

 

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Thanks for including my pirate John.
(Odd place is Sidmouth ... 😁)

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Thanks for including my Fire fall John.

PS are you accepting mail in votes from the USA?

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8 minutes ago, Shergar said:

Thanks for including my Fire fall John.

PS are you accepting mail in votes from the USA?

Only if they're disinfected;)

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3 hours ago, Shergar said:

PS are you accepting mail in votes from the USA?

Will do dreckly.  After all, Cornish votes matter. 😀

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1 hour ago, John Richmond said:

Will do dreckly.  After all, Cornish votes matter. 😀

Proper job John

 

Cheers and gone.

 

Shergar 

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