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You may know that Photo SE (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest.

Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2022 in reverse chronological order.

Hall of Fame Archives: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010


Hall of Fame

13 June 2022: Famous Buildings

The Eiffel Towersrini

The Eiffel Tower

Nikon D40, 30mm, ƒ/4.2, 1/3200, ISO200


6 June 2022: Famous Buildings

Three ArchitecturesKevin Rubin

Three Architectures

Some years ago I saw a theme on some social medium to try photographing three different types of architecture in the same photo, so I thought I'd try that. It turns out there are a lot of possibilities in Manhattan (as opposed to the small town I grew up in...)

I snapped this one in March of 2013. In keeping with the theme of "famous buildings" the one that's on the very left of the photo is the Empire State Building. Just not the top portion that's instantly recognizable.

Canon EOS 400D 100-300mm @ 100mm 1/320, f/8


2 May 2022: Claustrophobic

Coal ChuteLightBender

Coal Chute

Fashion shoot at an old coal chute down by the quarry in Knoxville, TN some time in late 2011 or early 2012.

Nikon gear, Ilford film, settings unknown.


25 April 2022: Claustrophobic

Squeezing through 'Spooky Canyon'Aganju

Squeezing through 'Spooky Canyon'

Grand Staircase Escalante, Utah
iPhone 6s, ISO 160, 29mm, f 2.2, 1/30s


18 April 2022: Famous Buildings

St. Peter's Basilicamfeldbauer

St. Peter's Basilica

iPhone X, 28 mm, f1.8, ISO 25, 1/3003s

St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican as seen through a window in Castel Sant'angelo in Rome. May 2019


11 April 2022: Famous Buildings

Statue of Liberty at Winter DuskKevin Rubin

Statue of Liberty at Winter Dusk

The Statue of Liberty near dusk on a February afternoon in 2013, as seen through some fencing near the Staten Island Ferry terminal.

Canon EOS 400D 100-300mm zoom @ 250mm 1/500, f/10


4 April 2022: Freezing or Melting

Blades of grassspikey_richie

Blades of grass

Olympus E-M10 Mark III ƒ/2.8 1/400 60 mm ISO800

I had to get right down for this one. It was taken at around 10am on a cold January, here in the UK. No post, straight out of the camera.


28 March 2022: Freezing or Melting

Frost flowerqrk

Frost flower

Nikon D7000 & 18-140mm lens, 105mm, f/9, 1/160 s, ISO 200
3 Jan 2018

During a cold spell (a few degrees below freezing), the plant Verbesinia virginica (common name: Frostweed) in my backyard supported delicate frost flowers (water exuding from the split stem of the plant which freezes upon contact with the cold air) creating many interesting forms. This was a photographer's nightmare as there were hundreds of beautiful "flowers" to photograph.


21 March 2022: Cross-section

NZ Tree fern in cross section - MiguelH

NZ Tree fern in cross section

Seen on Tiritiri Matangi, New Zealand

Panasonic Lumix GX80
f:4
ss:1/25th
51mm
ISO:1600


14 March 2022: Cross-section

Baguette - xenoid

Baguette

Just finished lunch, remembered the contest, looked down on the table, ran to grab the camera. Hoping it makes you hungry.

Canon EOS 70D
Canon EF-S 35mm Macro
ISO 1250
f/9
1/60s
RawTherapee+Gimp.

Paris, 2022.03.01. CC-BY-SA


7 March 2022: Death

Dead flowers in a vase - dmkonlinux

Dead flowers in a vase

Not been here for a while, but happened to be taking something appropriate to the theme last weekend (13/02/21).

Olympus E-30
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6
@ f/8.0, 1/160, 45mm, ISO 200
Yongnuo YN560IV & YN560III speedlights (though I think by this stage one of them had run out of battery charge).
Light tent with black 'velvet' backdrop.
Processed in darktable.


28 February 2022: Death

Horse & Sheep skull found during my Bhrigu Lake Trek in Himachal Pradesh state of India - Creative Learner

Horse & Sheep skull found during my Bhrigu Lake Trek in Himachal Pradesh state of India

Captured Date: Aug 30, 2021
Phone Used: OnePlus 5T
Focal Length: 4.10mm
White balance: auto
Aperture: f/1.7
Exposure time: 1/2043
ISO: 250


21 February 2022: Manipulations

Cosmic Lily - BobT

Cosmic Lily

Water lily, split, mirrored, with 'cosmic' egg added...
Lily photo taken at Chicago Botanic Garden
Edited in Photoshop, oil paint filter


14 February 2022: Manipulations

Manipulated Monument - LightBender

Manipulated Monument

23 images, stacked and blended to remove dozens of tourists at the East Coast Memorial, Battery Park, Manhattan, New York. Not a single use of the clone tool to preserve the names on the memorial (original is nearly 8 times this resolution, little hard to read them scaled down like this.)

Contact sheet of source images


7 February 2022: Wood

Raindrops on planks - l0b0

Raindrops on planks

Canon 7D, EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM, ƒ/2.8, 1/2500s, ISO 640
Original


31 January 2022: Wood

out of the woods - MiguelH

out of the woods

Wicksteed park. Kettering. Uk Pixel 3a


24 January 2022: Environmental Destruction

Plastic Life - techolic

Plastic Life

09/09/2017, Shanghai

EOS 6D, EF50 f/1.8 II, f/2, 1/400, ISO100


17 January 2022: Environmental Destruction

Road to destruction - MiguelH

Road to destruction

Panasonic Lumix GX80
f:8, SS:1/320th, 42mm, ISO:200

Demolition a bridge over the A50 near Uttoxeter, UK. Replacement Bridge and new roads to follow....


10 January 2022: Shot with Film

Birthday Morningrl4215

Birthday Morning

I normally don't get up early, but thought I would try my luck on my birthday. Queen's Park, London (2021)

Kodak Ultramax 400, Pentax P30, 50mm f/1.7


3 January 2022: Shot with Film

Flower Stem, StudioBobT

Flower Stem, Studio

Flower Stem, studio strobe/softbox
Shen-Hao 4x5, Nikkor 120mm Macro 1/125 f/16, Tri-X Pan, ISO 320
Epson 4870 scanner

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    It's great to see these photos. They're a great source of inspiration into what can be captured and shown. Nov 2, 2012 at 22:13
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    I haven't been back to photography much recently, except to come and check on the hall of fame. I'm sure I've said it before, but every time I'm blown away by the quality and diversity and downright awesomeness of your weekly photos!
    – Benjol
    Feb 14, 2013 at 6:44
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    That long exposure one is inspiring. Amazing talent here!
    – 10 Rep
    May 12, 2021 at 18:40

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