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TECHNICAL FORUMS => Film & Photography => Topic started by: Pegasus on November 02, 2017, 10:35:56 pm

Title: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: Pegasus on November 02, 2017, 10:35:56 pm
Post your entries for best cave photograph on this thread.

Best photograph - a group shot, depicting 'our club'.    To be judged by Mark Burkey & Brendan Marris, thanks Guys  :thumbsup:.  Entries in by 10pm, November 25th.  Max 5 entries per Club, however don't forget to mention your Club!  Winner 20 points, runner up 10 points.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: blackholesun on November 21, 2017, 12:23:25 pm
These are the entries for UBSS:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4573/24364329098_f68657e212_z.jpg)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127423544@N02/24364329098/in/album-72157688936731374/lightbox/

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4560/26440243879_c89883dd2f_z.jpg)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127423544@N02/26440243879/in/album-72157688936731374/lightbox/

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4465/36942986333_e292cf4bce_z.jpg)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127423544@N02/36942986333/in/album-72157686902121801/lightbox/

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4475/37355092220_d355f09a42_z.jpg)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127423544@N02/37355092220/in/album-72157686902121801/lightbox/

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4535/38160715706_677721e161_z.jpg)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127423544@N02/38160715706/in/album-72157688936731374/lightbox/
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: Topimo on November 21, 2017, 07:19:43 pm
We have a few group shots though they are on other peoples cameras, I will get the posted on here in due course.

The first image here is a 'group of 2' SUSS in Time Machine, Daren Cilau (I cropped Mr. NUCC out on the left ;)). Though there is the third, mysterious figure in the cave.
Now I'm not saying the subject of the next shot runs SUSS, but I feel that a triplicate shot best represents his presence within the committee and culture. So it's a group shot of the same guy.
Whilst the second shot is not caving, it is 'Underground in Sheffield', about as us as you can get, though for legal reasons I am unable disclose the location...

https://1drv.ms/f/s!ArEIoEeABInJhKUuMLGzPoKWL8uYpg

(https://i5dlea.bn1303.livefilestore.com/y4m1Lz_0fJicL7Z3tyquvA1iOzbF_rzJ8D0UKlluVuC_rRZsHu_lNAyc0e9Ne0iGFzmJ28jFXGR6Urq67l3pGSIaDJULXDvfh9VHtkq3slUn0UR6QVFkb8yrEB5w8PFR6HHcHxGXIkhH5u4-ZtS32O77waFo-AHLdTNEEhApDqF3NI2w9HmhGr8fJcIIRpl3V4aEaA-TchkyifdFOhuRPzT5w/Time%20Machine.jpg)

(https://i5dlea.bn1303.livefilestore.com/y4mQ6LQhIEMrnYnmNKzn1lXdzV-uJCORkHwlKIuLY6ZILVeg7MgD4fTx8bd30tiOvHVMCZ5X7w446virPHkL_hsF0lRO2-OYYS7YRZN4ZkWqR0VhoIY3C84HXtdKY-ZlUIwWHfk-LmdRPJekABow-GMCoXCTK4Lv9GJPQnP5s8cmc114UhcgFcKl2enXhBZloFsiGIQhOvgj0S7dKd8uTufaQ/Shadows.png)
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: A_Northerner on November 21, 2017, 10:17:10 pm

Now I'm not saying the subject of the next shot runs SUSS, but I feel that a triplicate shot best represents his presence within the committee and culture. So it's a group shot of the same guy.


I'm not sure if this is a compliment or insult, but I do get about a bit :-\ :-\ :-\
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: MarkS on November 22, 2017, 09:00:55 am
Nice photos. I'm looking forward to more entries!

I hope you don't mind that I've embedded the images into the posts. It just makes life easier for forum users wanting to see them.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: nobrotson on November 23, 2017, 11:20:48 pm
(https://i.imgur.com/po6Ltusl.jpg)

ULSA group photo #1

this isn't so much a photo as a work of art, but with 4 more photos possible to be entered I'm willing to take the hit. I've heard a number of possible interpretations of it, including:

'It's an Araneus diadematus, spinning a web of arseholes'
'It is a web of deceit'
'all the people who are connected have slept with each other including Mr cat'
'It is a microcosm for a world in which people think they are free. The worst kind of prison is one where you can't see the bars...'

Credit for the image must go to Mr Scott QC MSc PhD.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: nobrotson on November 23, 2017, 11:49:39 pm
(https://i.imgur.com/hc2vWijl.jpg)

ULSA entry #2. Nathan, CSJ, Metcalf, Nathanael, Sarah, Kristian, Wob and Luke from ULSA enjoying chips outside Guscott Pot with Chris Fox (BSD), Alex Ritchie, John Proctor, and the American Guy (BRCC). Photo credit: Nick Bairstow.

Whilst this photo may not have been taken by a member of ULSA, I feel like it captures the spirit of caving very well: a group of people who would otherwise probably not know each other are all having fun together, regardless of whether they have a club or not.

three to go.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: lydialeather on November 24, 2017, 12:23:35 am
Wasnt sure how to upload the files as they're quite big so I put them in a dropbox folder! But here are NUCCs photo entries for this year.

Photo 1) Our First weekend away in OFD 2
Photo 2) We like possing
Photo 3)Club mascot (A balloon animal) And fresher Lorna surviving OFD
Photo 4)Last years February Wales trip.
Photo 5)Jacob Pride

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/e5wq4jfumzd6eqi/AADojWAl1z9HPUodQUWSTawCa?dl=0 (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/e5wq4jfumzd6eqi/AADojWAl1z9HPUodQUWSTawCa?dl=0)
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: aricooperdavis on November 24, 2017, 03:28:59 am
Here are 5 photos from Exeter :)

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4529/26833725009_2854b9320a_z.jpg)
The committee rocking their finest moustaches for Movember

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4572/26833724969_c0b009fbf0_z.jpg)
All of the members' hand-made tie-dye stash hanging up to dry


(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4532/38577796052_ec009aa4cb_z.jpg)
One of our first free Prid trips for new members

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4577/24738140938_2b3cf3ba3d_z.jpg)
The committee doing their best to be "cave-men" for the first social

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4576/26833724899_05a6d0c6fe_z.jpg)
Ed after the first night camping in Daren. He really didn't want to be caving.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: JollyMolly on November 24, 2017, 09:14:50 am
The final three photo entries from SUSS are:

(https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/13925459_10210381386190150_2787086659483563632_o.jpg?oh=c477620a9cbf2e5995279a27ec50bde3&oe=5A9A72F7)
SUSS crowded round the campfire whilst on expedition in Serbia, Photo by Tom Smith

(https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19956657_1501339963255686_297822528622132162_o.jpg?oh=a58567cb1ce61a293808fe360b140762&oe=5A896D2F)
Basking in the sun whilst canyoning on holiday in France, Photo by James Deakin

(https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19956174_1501365433253139_907033330763936323_o.jpg?oh=7ec61698be63b4928e106459dc25f27c&oe=5A90E5A3)
Enjoying some impressive formations on our holiday to the Traversée du Verneau, Photo by Tom Smith
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: Shacktivites on November 24, 2017, 10:59:15 am
ULSA entry #3

(https://i.imgur.com/vOTOh8B.jpg)

A group photo from our canyoning holiday in Italy and Switzerland 2017. Featuring Alice, Daniel, Hannah, Mel, Brendan, Ashley, George, Wob, Luke, Nathan, Natasha, Beth, Nadia, Zoe, Yuko, Mike and Carl.

ULSA entry #4

(https://i.imgur.com/M3zGDOC.jpg)

A group photo from a very successful Pennine hut weekend 2017.
Title: SUCC Photographs
Post by: Aoife on November 24, 2017, 11:58:14 am
SUCC PICTURES
- Group picture from Saradina - a 4km hike down to Cala Goloritze,  for many of us on a bad hangover and one extra special member with some extremely badly sunburned feet - come and ask us this weekend for the full funny story! The beach was incredibly beautiful too, like the people in the picture.
- Sexy shot of Mitchell Cooke in South Wales OFDII
-Small group picture in OFDII - fascinated by the formations
- Thorn <3
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: bauton on November 24, 2017, 03:33:12 pm
RUCC ENTRY #1:
a scholastic cave formations lesson
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: bauton on November 24, 2017, 03:36:20 pm
RUCC ENTRY #2
Proud people next to ice featuring Noot and Ezster
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: bauton on November 24, 2017, 03:39:05 pm
RUCC ENTRY #3:
5 red faced people after an exhausting trip in Afton Red Rift (thanks Ari)
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: bauton on November 24, 2017, 03:40:13 pm
RUCC ENTRY #4:
the obligatory sexy topless picture
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: bauton on November 24, 2017, 03:45:18 pm
RUCC ENTRY #5:
THE GREATEST DOOR IN ALL OF READING. ask Patrick Hathway for the full glorious story
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: LisaCrow on November 24, 2017, 04:58:47 pm
Here are MUSCs entries for the photograph competition. I think they might need a little explaining though...

Photo 1) "Make love not war"
A great action shot of our annual suspended sock wrestling competition 

Photo 2) "Usual suspects"
A MUSC trip to [censored] where we were totally supposed to be

Photo 3) "Battle paint"
MUSC after a trip to Notts 2 involving various mud fights

Photo 4) "My precious"
A rare photograph captured of a wild Sahil (MUSCs president) in his natural habitat, caught after his long trip to retrieve a well earned bottle of whisky.

Photo 5) "MUSC goes to church"
MUSC was contacted by a local church to investigate their underground tunnels, which totally didn't turn out to be their foundations...
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: CavingPig on November 24, 2017, 05:19:12 pm
A couple of shots for the Cambridge entry:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4518/38563600256_f1f9f13f27_z.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/21KJwPA)
Noodles Regained

(https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2330/32799326871_af0644cf68_z.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/RYn8aH)
Browgill

(https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/31089076631_4d75d77509_z.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/PneDmB)
Whirlpool Chamber
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: CavingPig on November 24, 2017, 05:58:05 pm
And one more for Cambridge UCC: 

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4510/36722499843_d4c8087bdf_z.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/XX3pP2)
A well-earned teabreak while surveying Sharknado, Guten Morgen Höhle, Austria
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: Alex on November 24, 2017, 06:30:37 pm
Quote
ULSA entry #2. Nathan, CSJ, Metcalf, Nathanael, Sarah, Kristian, Wob and Luke from ULSA enjoying chips outside Guscott Pot with Chris Fox (BSD), Alex Ritchie, John Proctor, and the American Guy (BRCC). Photo credit: Nick Bairstow.

Whilst this photo may not have been taken by a member of ULSA, I feel like it captures the spirit of caving very well: a group of people who would otherwise probably not know each other are all having fun together, regardless of whether they have a club or not.

three to go.

Oh I am in one, the American guy is British he just has not lost his accent. Name is Don Miller.
Title: Re: CHECC Grand Prize 2017 - best photograph
Post by: ImperialCollegecaver on November 24, 2017, 11:03:59 pm
ICCC's photo entries

(https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-Primadonna-Entrance-DSC05488--thumb.jpg)
https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-Primadonna-Entrance-DSC05488--orig.jpg (https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-Primadonna-Entrance-DSC05488--orig.jpg)
Entry 1. Rebecca 'Triple Sec' Diss in the entrance series of Primadona. Credits: Rhys Tyers

(https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-M17-DSC05831--thumb.jpg)
https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-M17-DSC05831--orig.jpg (https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/slovenia/2017/RhysTyers-M17-DSC05831--orig.jpg)

Entry 2 Jack Hare in M17  Slovenian ice cave on the Migovec plateau. Credits Rhys Tyers.

(https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_11h50m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0115--thumb.jpg)
]https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_11h50m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0115--orig.jpg] (https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_11h50m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0115--orig.jpg)

Entry 3Hanging by a thread above Hunt pot. James O'Hanlon.

(https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_13h39m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0163--thumb.jpg)
https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_13h39m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0163--orig.jpg (https://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/caving/photo_archive/trips/2016-11-25%20-%20yorkshire/2016-11-27_13h39m-TanguyRacine-NikonD3200-HuntPot-DSC_0163--orig.jpg)

Entry 4 Fun above Hunt pot. Credits Tanguy Racine