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December Monthly Theme: "Tis the Season..."

Discussion in 'Forum Competitions and Themes' started by MJB, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    I expected to agonise over this for hours, but it came to me in a flash. I wanted a theme that could be interpreted in many ways, so we got a diverse selection of images and there'd be something for anyone's preference. So in keeping with the time of year the December theme will be "Tis the Season..." . I reckon there's scope for fabulous festivities, gritty social commentary, stunning landscapes, gaudy abstracts and much, much more.

    Over to you and I look forward to having a tough choice to make on NYE.

    (Mods, could you move this to the relevant section please)
  2. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    Christmas Market time at this time of year, here's a picture that has so little context you'd never know ;)

    [​IMG]Chopping Onions by Tony Evans, on Flickr
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  3. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Cor Blimey you have to get up early to beat EightBitTony to the post!
    This one is of a German Christmas market a couple of years ago
    Christmas market at Stuttgart.JPG

    Lovely theme by the way
  4. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Town Square
  5. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Now that we live on Helensburgh's seafront we get the Christmas lights right outside our windows
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  6. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Luckily, Mr Geren knew where we'd 'hidden' the advent calendar during the house move. Otherwise there might have been wailing teenagers!
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  7. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    I hope this does not count as photo bombing but my my wife spotted this outside this morning -
    December dawn 1024.JPG
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  8. Trannifan

    Trannifan Well-Known Member

    Ah yes, Esslingen(Neckar). I spent a few years working there.

  9. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    An oldie, just to get me in the mood . . . . .

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  10. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I really love this.
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  11. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    One of the great joys of walking the backstreets of Edinburgh :)
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  12. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    My little punk before and after the switch on!
    Punk before and after ap.jpg
  13. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Forum members do get around! We we visiting our son who was working at the Stuttgart stock exchange for a short while - thats him and my wife with their backs to me
  14. Ianj

    Ianj Well-Known Member

    England Expects. IMG_0516 (2) (533x800).jpg
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  15. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Oh, and seasons greetings to the staff at this shop. :(

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  16. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Bottoms up!

    AP Reindeer.jpg
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  17. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    Want more that that for wearing this lot!

  18. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    'Tis the season for wearing stupid slippers, lighting a fire and putting your feet up

  19. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    On Princes Street, Edinbugh, not for the faint hearted!

  20. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    I went on one of those on the Southbank in London. It was bloody horrible. Not long after we went on it I saw in the press that it broke down and folk had to be rescued from it.

    Edit. In fact here it is

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