August 2017

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August 2017 – Daily Photo Challenge

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Our daily photography challenge is to take one new photo every day of the year. These are our photo-of-the-day images for August 2017. Our first dabble  began on 1 January 2016 and has not missed a day since… so far!

August 2017 daily photos include the Malteser challenge, narrow boat at Foxton Locks, Cayton Beach, hiking the Pennines, wild blackberries and a line of shopping trolleys.

 

'The spirit of parity'<br /> 31 August 2017, 10:58 - 1/640, f8, ISO-200<br /> Walking the York city wall.

‘The spirit of parity’
31 August 2017, 10:58 – 1/640, f8, ISO-200
Walking the York city walls.

 

'The Third Forth'<br /> 30 August 2017, 15:17 - 1/125, f6.3, ISO-400<br /> The Maltesers challenge game, new record of 29 secs!

‘The Third Forth’
30 August 2017, 15:17 – 1/125, f6.3, ISO-400
The Maltesers challenge game, new record of 29 secs!

 

'Fare dodger'<br /> 29 August 2017, 14:22 - 1/33, f2.4, ISO-64 - Samsung Galaxy A3<br /> Nigel hanging onto his tennis ball.

‘Fare dodger’
29 August 2017, 14:22 – 1/33, f2.4, ISO-64 – Samsung Galaxy A3
Nigel hanging onto his tennis ball.

 

'Yellow haze'<br /> 28 August 2017, 14:43 - 1/250, f8, ISO-200<br /> Pat, Linda and Sharon, the Dame Judi Dench ice-cream ladies in York.

‘Yellow haze’
28 August 2017, 14:43 – 1/250, f8, ISO-200
Pat, Linda and Sharon, the Dame Judi Dench ice-cream ladies in York.

 

'The 40 year old punch'<br /> 27 August 2017, 16:33 - 1/500, f8, ISO-200<br /> Nigel, a very happy French Bulldog.

‘The 40 year old punch’
27 August 2017, 16:33 – 1/500, f8, ISO-200
Nigel, a very happy French Bulldog.

 

'Harvey comes ashore'<br /> 26 August 2017, 15:59 - 1/500, f8, ISO-200<br /> On the beach at Cayton Bay, Scarborough.

‘Harvey comes ashore’
26 August 2017, 15:59 – 1/500, f8, ISO-200
On the beach at Cayton Bay, Scarborough.

 

'Dream Chaser'<br /> 25 August 2017, 20:51 - 15 sec, f10, ISO-100<br /> Clifford's Tower in York at night.

‘Dream Chaser’
25 August 2017, 20:51 – 15 sec, f10, ISO-100
Clifford’s Tower in York at night.

 

'Big Reputation'<br /> 24 August 2017, 12:07 - 1/60, f5, ISO-1000<br /> Meeting the Lord Mayor of York, <a href="http://whatthesaintsdidnext.com/inside-guildhall-lord-mayor-of-york/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Barbara Boyce</a>.

‘Big Reputation’
24 August 2017, 12:07 – 1/60, f5, ISO-1000
Meeting the Lord Mayor of York, Barbara Boyce.

 

'Return of the Galaxy'<br /> 23 August 2017, 17:38 - 1/640, f8, ISO-100<br /> Statue of Mercury in Rowntree Park, York, England.

‘Return of the Galaxy’
23 August 2017, 17:38 – 1/640, f8, ISO-100
Statue of Mercury in Rowntree Park, York, England.

 

'68 Million Dollar Man'<br /> 22 August 2017, 14:23 - 1/250, f3.3, ISO-100 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> Meet up on top of Monk Bar in York, England.

’68 Million Dollar Man’
22 August 2017, 14:23 – 1/250, f3.3, ISO-100 – Lumix DMC-FT5
Meet up on top of Monk Bar in York, England.

 

'Prove me right'<br /> 21 August 2017, 10:51 - 1/60, f3.3, ISO-200 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> River reflections in York

‘Prove me right’
21 August 2017, 10:51 – 1/60, f3.3, ISO-200 – Lumix DMC-FT5
River reflections in York

 

'Changing of the guard'<br /> 20 August, 2017, 12:33 - 1/640, f8, ISO-200<br /> Hiking the Pennines in Aysgarth, Yorkshire.

‘Changing of the guard’
20 August, 2017, 12:33 – 1/640, f8, ISO-200
Hiking the Pennines in Aysgarth, Yorkshire.

 

'Boston love'<br /> 19 August, 2017, 10:39 - 1/640, f8, ISO-200<br /> Meet Nigel, having a rest on Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, the shortest street in York, England.

‘Boston love’
19 August, 2017, 10:39 – 1/640, f8, ISO-200
Meet Nigel, having a rest on Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, the shortest street in York, England.

 

'Didn't he do well'<br /> 18 August, 2017, 08:39 - 1/320, f5.6, ISO-200<br /> Swan on the River Foss in York.

‘Didn’t he do well’
18 August, 2017, 08:39 – 1/320, f5.6, ISO-200
Swan on the River Foss in York.

 

'Las Ramblas'<br /> 17 August, 2017, 19:02 - 1/640, f8, ISO-200<br /> The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, known as York Minster.

‘Las Ramblas’
17 August, 2017, 19:02 – 1/640, f8, ISO-200
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, known as York Minster.

 

'Disband of brothers'<br /> 16 August, 2017, 15:21 - 1/500, f8, ISO-200<br /> Canal boats making their way through Foxton locks in Leicestershire, England.

‘Disband of brothers’
16 August, 2017, 15:21 – 1/500, f8, ISO-200
Canal boats making their way through Foxton locks in Leicestershire, England.

 

'Better or worse? Better or worse?'<br /> 15 August, 2017, 11:40 - 1/400, f3.5, ISO-200<br /> My Little Pony Monopoly game.

‘Better or worse? Better or worse?’
15 August, 2017, 11:40 – 1/400, f3.5, ISO-200
My Little Pony Monopoly game.

 

'A Visionary Woman'<br /> 14 August, 2017, 16:07 - 1/80, f5, ISO-200<br /> Darrin and Nigel Henry.

‘A Visionary Woman’
14 August, 2017, 16:07 – 1/80, f5, ISO-200
Darrin and Nigel Henry.

 

'Empire victory'<br /> 13 August, 2017, 21:01 - 5 sec, f10, ISO-100<br /> London Bridge and the Shard at night in London.

‘Empire victory’
13 August, 2017, 21:01 – 5 sec, f10, ISO-100
London Bridge and the Shard at night in London.

 

'The British quartet'<br /> 12 August, 2017, 15:43 - 1/80, f4, ISO-400<br /> Exploring a countryside stream in Hertfordshire, England with Max.

‘The British quartet’
12 August, 2017, 15:43 – 1/80, f4, ISO-400
Exploring a countryside stream in Hertfordshire, England with Max.

 

'Check the perimeter'<br /> 11 August, 2017, 09:46 - 1/1300, f3.4, ISO-100 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> Buttercup flowers in the fields for summer in England.

‘Check the perimeter’
11 August, 2017, 09:46 – 1/1300, f3.4, ISO-100 – Lumix DMC-FT5
Buttercup flowers in the fields for summer in England.

 

'Watch Out'<br /> 10 August, 2017, 09:22 - 1/640, f8, ISO-200<br /> Out walking with Max.

‘Watch Out’
10 August, 2017, 09:22 – 1/640, f8, ISO-200
Out walking with Max.

 

'Operation Sanctuary'<br /> 9 August, 2017, 13:45 - 1/60, f3.3, ISO-160 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> Wild blackberries growing in the Hertfordshire countryside.

‘Operation Sanctuary’
9 August, 2017, 13:45 – 1/60, f3.3, ISO-160 – Lumix DMC-FT5
Wild blackberries growing in the Hertfordshire countryside.

 

'Rhinestone Cowboy'<br /> 8 August, 2017, 11:46 - 1/80, f8, ISO-800<br /> Shopping trolleys in Barnet.

‘Rhinestone Cowboy’
8 August, 2017, 11:46 – 1/80, f8, ISO-800
Shopping trolleys in Barnet.

 

'Norovirus'<br /> 7 August, 2017, 17:48 - 1/500, f3.3, ISO-100 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> Afternoon walk with rain on the way.

‘Norovirus’
7 August, 2017, 17:48 – 1/500, f3.3, ISO-100 – Lumix DMC-FT5
Afternoon walk with rain on the way.

 

'Red curtain raiser'<br /> 6 August, 2017, 10:05 - 1/250, f5.9, ISO-100 - Lumix DMC-FT5<br /> A morning walk in the Hertfordshire countryside.

‘Red curtain raiser’
6 August, 2017, 10:05 – 1/250, f5.9, ISO-100 – Lumix DMC-FT5
A morning walk in the Hertfordshire countryside.

 

'Bronze Bolt'<br /> 5 August 2017, 11:59 - 1/1000, f8, ISO-200<br /> An American bulldog enjoying the English summer sun.

‘Bronze Bolt’
5 August 2017, 11:59 – 1/1000, f8, ISO-200
An American bulldog enjoying the English summer sun.

 

Behind the scenes on a <a href="http://whatthesaintsdidnext.com/2017/08/24/street-photo-shoot-in-london-bridge-fashion-model-kat/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">street photo shoot in London</a>.

‘I’d rather be a hammer’
4 August, 2017, 17:08 – 1/20, f4.5, ISO-400 – DMC-FT5 Lumix
Behind the scenes on a street photo shoot in London.

 

'Don't hate the player'<br /> 3 August, 2017, 18:49 - 1/320, f2.8, ISO-200<br /> Hand painted stones from the Llansteffan beach.

‘Don’t hate the player’
3 August, 2017, 18:49 – 1/320, f2.8, ISO-200
Hand painted stones from the Llansteffan beach.

 

Angel tube station at night in London.

‘The President’s falafel’
2 August, 2017, 21:14 – 1/13, f3.3, ISO-400 – Lumix DMC-FT5
Angel tube station at night in London.

 

Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March crossing Westminster Bridge, London.

‘Focus On The Wild’
1 August, 2017, 14:57 – 1/400, f8, ISO-200
Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March crossing Westminster Bridge, London.

 

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