10 Interesting Things, Within 10 Feet, Challenge!

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  1. Bitter Jeweler
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    I can't remember who posted it, or who said it..."There are 10 interesting things to photograph, within 10 feet of you at all times".

    I challenge everyone here to find 3 interesting things within 10 feet of where they are right now, and post the resulting images here. C'mon, do it! Let's test our eyes and composition skills.

    I did this the other day, and found it quite fun, quite a challenge, and rather rewarding. I'll post mine up later, unless someone needs to "go first" to get the ball rolling.

    Ok, get crackin'!
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    Chase Jarvis says this. It'll be interesting to see what people come up with.
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    I thought it would be fun. Thanks Sheman, for linking to who said the quote.

    I should add that anyone who wants to do this, don't have to do it "right now" but when they do it, should still be from the location of reading this.
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    Great challenge, could of easily done 10, but had to post 4. Couldn't stop at 3. When I read this post I was sitting at the kitchen table with my laptop.

    1. The cat politely asking me not to take any more pictures as she was trying to take a nap. She's on the chair about 2 feet away from me.
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    2. Across the room about 8 feet away is this hand blown vase done by an artist in Sechelt, B.C.
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    3. About 5 feet away from me is one of the front windows.
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    4. About 3 feet behind me is an outside wall and the deck railing is 6 feet from the house. So technically about 9 feet away on the other side of the wall I found this.
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    Ok, here's mine

    The daughter, patiently waiting for her breakfast...(aka "bad mom")
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    Isn't she lovely?
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    Just two of the MANY, MANY toys I could have photographed within 10 feet of me. I need to get off this computer and clean...*sigh*

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    Yay!

    Mooimeisie, nice stuff!
    Love the cat, and the art glass. The bug is a nice shot too. #3 is a little snapshotty, to me.

    Linpelk, love, love, LOVE, the pic of your daughter! Great angles, great composition, and awesome expression! #2 made me :lmao:, nice. Nice shot of the beetle car running over the teddy bear. :lol:

    Ok, here are mine:

    #1 about 5-6 feet away.

    Coming Together
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    #2

    This is the shot that got me to do this. I thought about that quote, turned around and saw how the late afternoon light was bringing out the textures, and I went and grabbed my camera. It was, as the title says, 10 feet away.

    Ten Feet
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    #3 was 3 feet away from me.

    Stress

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    Lin..... love the 1st one. Cute as can be.
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    Off the end of our balcony this morning after a day of rain.


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    My room's a little boring, but here are some (slightly) interesting things lol.

    "The Runner"

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    My new iPhone 3G S

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    "The King"

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    Thats it?

    Nobody else can accept a challenge of being forced to find interesting compositions amongst the mundane around them?

    Lazy.
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    lol

    this one of my favorite threads on the forum. let me see what i can do and share right now

    brb
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    Yeah - very cool thread.

    Later tonight (or tomorrow) I'll take a picture of 10 interesting things within 10 feet of here (my computer).
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    Over achiever, I only asked for 3.

    :p
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    Bitter Jeweler, Nice textures and patterns. Can we do redos?
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    Sure! Why not?
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    Well, "10" is in the title...


    I think I can find 10 things around me...


    Within 10 feet of where I sit now there is... A guitar (Fender Strat), my camera bag, a tool box (with tools inside), a mini fridge full of beer, the kitchen, a bookshelf with movies on it, model airplanes hanging from the ceiling... OK, so finding 10 things might be a challenge, but I'm up to it.
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    I'm sitting here looking around and I should be good for this... I'll work on it tonight or tomorrow :)
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    I'm gonna wait till I get home till I do this, might take the laptop out somewhere lol
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    Isn't that cheating?

    I could find a million interesting things within 10 feet of me if I could go where ever I wanted to... ;)
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    i just made 3. but..it's dark here :0) and the room is a bit minimalist!

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    'kick off' with this i guess



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