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This months July photo challenge - BALLS in action 

 

Golf, tennis, football, rugby  etc

 

Plus.....

 

A child playing with a ball...

A dog and his ball....

 

Any type of ball in action please 🙂 

 

Up to 3 x photos person entry as usual.

 

Best of luck !

 

(My effort, and yes, this one hit me just below the ribs !)

 

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A young woman or girl jumps in the air to hit the ball during a youth volley ball game on a Sunday afternoon in Laem Chabang Port, Chonburi Province, Thailand

 

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A professional football skills and freestyle football expert, Steve Gray, demonstrates juggling the ball on his foot while upside down, in city centre Manchester, England, United Kingdom, July 26th, 2021.

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A man rolls a ball to try to knock down the skittles at the ten pin bowling range at Jomtien Palm Beach Hotel & Resort, Jomtien, Pattaya, Thailand

 

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Mine is a sideways look at balls.

 

Modern sculpture for sales promotion in SoHo NYC shoe store.

 

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Memorial to street ball game of the past. Little Italy, NYC

 

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Watermelon balls rolled out for breakfast in Montreal.

 

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Congrats Ace.  My three ball photos.

 

1) A game of kickball on DC's National Mall

 

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2) A friendly game of lawn bowling at The Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan

 

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3) Kids playing rugby in Virginia, USA

 

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Interesting subject. My set:

 

Fighting for the ball:

 

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Street performer above the Paris skyline:

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Glitterball during a special light show event:

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Congrats Ace. Three local shots from me.

 

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Iron balls used as markers in the marina Puertochico Santander Cantabria Spain

 

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Large inflatable ball with a balancing clown Street performers during the annual July Bano de Olas event Piquio Santander Cantabria Spain

 

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Empty beach with a small boy looking for someone to play football with Matalenas Beach Santander Cantabria Spain

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This is a subject that is lacking in my portfolio--but I do have two! Not sure how much action is involved but here you go. ;)

 

My son playing mini golf in Karlshagen, Usedom, Germany

 

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Wingaersheek Beach, Gloucester, Massachusetts

 

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African Gray parrot playing on the floor, rolls a ball.

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Man kicks ball toward tires to hole out, a beach game.

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Dog smiles at girl after catching bouncing ball.

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Great challenge!

Note to self: keep your eye on the ball more often.

 

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Cal Ripken.

 

Amsterdam Ice Skating on a frozen Canal in winter. Prinsengracht Canal with Westertoren Tower and Westerkerk Stock Photo

football (soccer) on ice

 

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Any type of ball...😂

 

wim

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Congrats on your win Ace.

 

Water Walker attraction at Bridlington seafront funfair East Yorkshire

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Children enjoying rolling around in inflated play globes balls at show ground

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Cricket at Burpham village Arundel West Sussex

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Congratulations, Ace. It seems contributors are having a ball with this one. My three...

 

Beach volleyball at sunset, Vancouver, Canada

 

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Bocce ball in action, Little Italy, Vancouver, Canada

 

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Earth balls in action, Vancouver, Canada

 

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Certainly a weak area for me, but here are my closest pics to the topic:


La Fountain des Spheres, Mirror Ball fountain

 

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Sisters bowling.
 

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Decorative balls, Bercy Village

 

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Ball game in Vanuatu

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Panama Canopy Tower

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Pill Millipede (Glomeris connexa) rolled in defense position, Borneo

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Congratulations, Ace. Here's 3 from me.

 

Rugby sevens

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Mating ball of ivy bees

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Heath potter wasp collecting ball of clay to build nest

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I had thought as much.

1 hour ago, spacecadet said:

It's your challenge- you do.

 

1 hour ago, Michael Ventura said:

 

You do but it is the top 8, not 6.

Thankyou 🙂 

8 noted !

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1 hour ago, Ace said:

I had thought as much.

 

Thankyou 🙂 

8 noted !

And only one chosen from a contributor. There might be mutiny if you chose two from one person. 😊

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Many congrats Ace! Three balls...

 

Young Aston Villa hopeful...

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Beach cricket here in Sidmouth

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Beach volleyball in Brighton

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