Metals 2018 - Photography Contest [22 entries]

Some inner workings. Picture

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Contest goal:

Metals, they rust, they shine, they're dark, they're light, they're valuable or very cheap. For this contest, we're looking for photos containing metal in some form or another. Something unusual would be great. You could go for an abstract shot, or something more traditional. Think about the texture of metal and effects you can create with it. Watch out for errant reflections! You'll probably run into problems if you use direct flash, as you'll get unsightly overexposed spots, so look out for that.

The rules of the contest are thus: Find a metal, or multiple metals, and photograph them.

Status: finished. Check out the winners below!

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Some inner workings. - created by Heathcliffe

Some inner workings.
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/22Score: 66.8% (37)1351 views
  • Camera: Canon
  • Camera model: Canon EOS 6D
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • ISO: 100

(269 days ago)

Steam and Steel - created by Denlig

Steam and Steel
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/22Score: 61.2% (30)1226 views
  • Camera: Panasonic
  • Camera model: DMC-FZ8
  • Exposure time: 10/2000
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 100

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Motorcycle Helmet - created by photonut

Motorcycle Helmet
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/22Score: 59.5% (25)1347 views
  • Camera model: NIKON D5200
  • Exposure time: 10/4000
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • ISO: 100

(273 days ago)

The Pianist - created by Heathcliffe

The Pianist
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/22Score: 59.2% (20)1085 views
  • Camera: Canon
  • Camera model: Canon EOS 6D
  • Exposure time: 7/10
  • Aperture: f/11.0
  • ISO: 100

(269 days ago)

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Metal Man - created by photonut

Metal Man
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/22Score: 58.2% (15)1289 views
  • Camera: FUJIFILM
  • Camera model: FinePix HS30EXR
  • Exposure time: 10/3000
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • ISO: 100

Came across this while visiting Scotland,made of metal it was in the middle of a vast landscape (270 days ago)