The Official Photo-a-Day for July, 2017

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The Official Photo-a-Day for July, 2017

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Rules:
Look around you.
Take some photos.
Choose one photograph and upload it into the internet.
Do it for every day of the July.
End of rules.

All cameras are welcome. Try something you haven't done before, there's many, like macro or street photography.
Shooting digital is almost instant for posting online, and mobile phone cameras are now able to produce pretty good work (and it's going to be the camera you'll have with you always).
Potatoshop does fix a bad photo, however this is to better your technique.
Prep work is imperative as inspiration will not present itself every day; let's face it you will run out of time and ideas ('cos life, lol).

Upload to the likes of flickr (the basic account is free), if you keep the uploaded photos to 800 pixels on the largest side then you'll easily get all 31 photos displayed with the free account. Create a new set and call it "Photo-a-Day July 2017", "PAD2017" or even "PAD2k17" and I'll link it to your name below. Or whatever.

History:
Original 2005 thread is here
2006 threads are here & here with the 2006 flickr group and photos here
2007 threads are here & here with the 2007 flickr group and photos here
2008 threads are here & here with the 2008 flickr group and photos here
2009 thread is here with the 2009 flickr group and photos here
2010 thread is here with the 2010 flickr group and photos here
2011 thread is here with the 2011 flickr group and photos here
2012 thread is here with the 2012 flickr group and photos here
2013 thread is here with the 2013 flickr group and photos here
2014 thread is here with the 2014 flickr group and photos here
2015 thread is here with the 2015 flickr group and photos here
2016 thread is here with the 2016 flickr group and photos here

2017 Flickr Group is here.

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I was wondering when this thread would go up! Obviously I'm in. No promises as to quality though (so no change there then).
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Great!
Had been meaning to start the thread the last week or so, but work & life of late has been verrrrry busy (after knackering my ankle at the start of the year, it's been difficult to catch up). Also haven't done much photography for myself for aaages, and haven't used a film camera for longer. :(
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Sorry to hear about your ankle. Things have been very busy for us too, and I haven't used my camera very much either, so it'll be nice to have a bit of impetus in July!
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I'm in, not sure how good they'll be this year
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I'll give it another go.
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<a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/spookygon ... en-public/" title="July 1st"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4073/352 ... d55b_c.jpg" width="600" height="800" alt="July 1st"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

July 1st
Mouse in the hen house.

Nikon D7000 + Nikon 300mm f/4
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Nice work. We're away for the weekend so I'll catch up in a couple of days.
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Nice photos for day one.

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01 - Walking under the poppies by clockity, on Flickr

Album is here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm3H1G76
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ImageJuly 2nd by Spookygonk, on Flickr
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Nice B&W there.

Day two of Lego Antman adventures, I'm not sure I can last a month with this theme.

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02 - Climbing through the Lavender Field by clockity, on Flickr
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Liking the Lego idea clockity! And nice work Boink! and fodder.

Here is my catch up; all quick snaps so far, not a stellar start to the month...

July 1st 2017 - Aunt/nephew affection
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July 2nd 2017 - TIRED
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I was so tired after a big weekend that this snap from in bed was all I could manage.

July 3rd 2017 - Showing Oliver the camera
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Haa, my couple of ideas from this morning were guff, and I left it until half past seven before heading out for a photo.

Then I found my D7000 had no memory card in it, so I had to rely on the D200 infrared conversion as the light was fading...

Still, this'll do.

ImageJuly 03 by Spookygonk, on Flickr
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Another mouse

ImageField Mouse by P B, on Flickr
July 2

Looked up and saw this while digging potatoes in the garden.

ImageRed Kite by P B, on Flickr
July 3
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A mouse a day would be hard, but the bird species a day went well last year.

Yesterday's photo:

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03 - Tip control by clockity, on Flickr
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No mouse today, and wasn't sure how a photo of the trout I caught would be welcomed so here's some more birds.

ImageGoosander family by P B, on Flickr

And no, I'm not doing a different bird a day this year :)
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An early one today that just about qualifies, from my trail camera.

ImageFox by P B, on Flickr
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Was that fox looking for Fodder's mouse?

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04 - Climbed a tree by clockity, on Flickr
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