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POTD random review of 2020

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A thread to expire tonight but just for amusement I intend to pull out random selections one for each month of pictures posted up on POTD post number 1 last January was this.
POTD started off 2020 with this
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
02 Jan 2020, 14:57
One for POTD Nature Club.

I like Robins. Especially in the winter. Unlike other bird subjects they tend not to flit around as much as other birds, and seem to be fairly tolerant of the incompetent photographer.

Well thanks to this little chap for posing so nicely......not a bad effort if I say so myself.

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So if you have the OTCL POTD posts viewed with the latest page being 419 the POTD post to start the year off was on page started with Page 274.

So for Random selection purposes
January 274 to 279, February 279 to 286 March 286 to 293 April 293 to 301
May 301 to 307 June 307 to 331 July 331 to 344 August 344 to 361
September 361 to 375 October 375 to 389 November 389 to 404 December 404 to 419
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January pages 274 to 279 selected 279
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mickthemaverick wrote:
30 Jan 2020, 11:51
I couldn't resist a picture of a fellow customer at lunch: :)

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January done!

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February Pages 279 to 286
Page Selected 281
Post Selected 4
Steve Walsh wrote:
04 Feb 2020, 18:20
That was my opener, I have plenty from my travels around Europe
These were from a previous job. I had to remove the plane wings before I could load it, watched by Storm trooper and Darth Vader, at Elstree Airfield in the UK
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March Pages 286 to 293
Page Selected 291
Post Selected 6
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 22:02
Bit grey and cold in Northumberland this afternoon

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April Pages 293 to 301
Page selected 296
Post selected 7
RichardW wrote:
08 Apr 2020, 09:17
This is part pic of the day / part whatsthisthen. I took this on Sunday on a local bike ride:

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It's reasonably close to where I live, and there is some info at the bottom about it which makes for interesting reading - it has a 'first' claim to fame! Anyone work out where / what it is, and its claim to fame?

I rode my bike down the bank on the left of the pipes, which was, er, interesting, as it's rather steep, and covered in beech nut shells, which makes it verrrry slippy :lol:
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May Pages 301 to 307
Page Selected 302
Post Selected 2
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
08 May 2020, 15:31
If you haven't popped over to the VE Day thread to contribute a post or two please do.

New York New York so good they named it twice, its going on both Picture of the Day and the VE Day thread.

This from our own personal younger generation is just superb in my eyes!

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June Pages 307 to 331
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Post Selected 6
This was closest but I have slipped Gibbo's in as well :-D
mickthemaverick wrote:
30 Jun 2020, 17:55
In the same vein as your Kingfisher Neil here is my attempt to photograph the RAF's stealth bomber:

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Bonus
Gibbo2286 wrote:
30 Jun 2020, 10:30
One for the cat lovers. I was watching the one playing on the bonnet then the other one popped up from under the wing.
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July pages 331 to 344
Page Selected 333
Post selected 4
Gibbo2286 wrote:
05 Jul 2020, 18:44
And how do you like them apples?

These two trees (red at the back) are never picked, the fruit drops to the ground and rots away every year.
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August Pages 344 to 361
Page selected 354
Post 15
mickthemaverick wrote:
12 Aug 2020, 12:39
Neil, your post about your cameras inspired me to dig out my Canon this morning. I havn't touched it for 15 years so I wasn't sure what I would find. However I plugged it into the charger and after 15 mins I turned it on to find all working as it used to. So I turned it to view and discovered 65 pictures still there for me to use. I had to boot up my Lexia laptop with XP to load the camera software as it would not support Windows 10. That done I downloaded all the photos and transferred them via USB stick to my current laptop. So here are some of my 15+ year old pictures from my garden birds of the time collection:

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And an example of my ones that went wrong:

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Bird photography fest from Mick

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September Pages 361 to 375
Page Selected 361
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myglaren wrote:
31 Aug 2020, 15:09
On a magical mystery tour.
Went to Consett for stuff for daughter in hospital. The Idea was up the 693 to Consett - big Tesco. Went well, then down the 691 to Durham (hospital) and back up 167, nice triangle.
Did the shopping in Tesco then discovered that my wallet had forgotten to come with me.

Back home, bugger Tesco, just pay through the nose in M&S. Down the 167 to Durham, dump the bag of crap, back up the 167. Wrong turn, back up the 691 to Consett, almost.

Lots and lots of miles and some very interesting sights. It is high up and some beautiful views. Difficult to stop though, lots of traffic today.

Taken with crap camera and misses a lot. Kind of flat and compressed. A few cancer fans can be seen but there are hundreds of them.
From a bit down the road Sunderland can be clearly seen, including the new bridges, sea and Nissan factory.
Must drag the SLR around more :(
Taken from the Tesco car park.
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October Pages 375 to 389
Page Selected 388
Post 7
mickthemaverick wrote:
30 Oct 2020, 09:45
The posts are rolling by these days and it's time for another celebratory car picture. Getting to the end of the easy to find engine sizes now but this one is worthy of a place in the list for its 4.1 litre motor:

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November Pages 389 to 404
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CitroJim wrote:
05 Nov 2020, 08:01
A rather prettily misty morning in Paggers caught rather nicely in the street lights :D

Photo taken at 04:50 this morning during my lockdown exercise...

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Street lights are not LED but are high-pressure sodium ;)
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December Pages 404 to 419
Page Selected 418
Post Selected 9
CitroJim wrote:
31 Dec 2020, 09:17
No misty morning around Paggers today, just very frosty, clear and cold 🥶

One of my favourite sorts of winter mornings :D

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Happy New Year all :cool: And here's to a great 2021 ;)
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..and so it is done. Well done all the contributors in 2020 roughly 2175 posts. One of the best threads on the FCF, keep taking those pics :-D

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