CONTEST: Write Your Own Title For This Quirky Image

David McMahon

Melbourne, Australia

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Here’s the challenge: You can write your own title for this shot. It can be funny, punny, quirky, poignant, reflective, historical, hysterical – anything you like.

All you have to do to enter is submit your title as a comment here.

Yes, you can enter as many times as you want, on as many days as you want. You can keep coming back, looking at other people’s titles and keep adding your own. The contest will close at midday (Melbourne time) on Monday 28 February.

There’s only one rule: no profanity. Have fun …. I’m throwing the gauntlet down NOW!

This image was shot on Swanston Street, during the Melbourne Cup parade in November 2008. Look carefully and you’ll see these band members are dressed in jockeys’ silks – and “riding” makeshift horses! You can even see one of the “horses” with blinkers.

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 18-125mm lens. F8, 1/125 sec, ISO 200, focal length 68mm.


In joint tenth place we have Allen Lucas with ``Canada’s RCMP Musical Ride in their Red Serge Pale in Comparison to Australia’s Pimped Out Parachute Pant Musical Ride.‘’ and Leah Wilson with ``Instead of saying say no to fur, it’s say no to stuffed animals.’’

In ninth place we have InfiniteArtFoto with ``Identity crisis.’’

In eighth place we have Jordan Miscamble with ``Jazzy jivers jamming in their jimmy-jams!’’

In seventh place we have Judi Rustage with ``The style police were on their case, as were the cruelty to stuffed animals activists but the band played on.’’

In sixth place we have LeslieBC with ``The No Pride Parade!’’

In joint fifth place we have Ranald with ``And the winner, by a trombone slide, is European star.‘’ and Bruce Dickson with ``Melbourne Cup 2011- all the excitement of a new track, new paddock and horseless event!’’

In fourth place we have LadyFi with ``The jockeys woke up to discover they had been transported to Clown Land.’’

In third place we have Pix-Elation with ``Fancy dressage!’’

In second place we have Spencer Copping with ``And the band horseplayed on.’’


Tony Crehan with ``Horsey, keep your tail up. You guys are our wind section.’’


Artwork Comments

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