This month's challenge is 'Boy it's Hot Out There!!'  

 (#9) Rick wrote: "Saw this on my bike ride this morning. Had to go back with the camera for a "couldn't pass it up" shot. I can see why!  Plus, he got in some extra exercise AND camera time!  Life is good.  Taken with his Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens at 58mm, ISO 200, f/11, 1/100.

(#9) Rick wrote: "Saw this on my bike ride this morning. Had to go back with the camera for a "couldn't pass it up" shot. I can see why!  Plus, he got in some extra exercise AND camera time!  Life is good.  Taken with his Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens at 58mm, ISO 200, f/11, 1/100.

 (#8) I am sweating just looking at this heat!  Unfortunately, there is no metadata for this one.  Its as probably burned off!

(#8) I am sweating just looking at this heat!  Unfortunately, there is no metadata for this one.  Its as probably burned off!

 (#0) Tom took his Nikon D600 out early!  At 5:30 in the morning the sun already gives out a feeling of "It's going to be hot out there". Taken with a Tokina 11-16mm lens at ISO 100, f/4.8, 1/90.

(#0) Tom took his Nikon D600 out early!  At 5:30 in the morning the sun already gives out a feeling of "It's going to be hot out there". Taken with a Tokina 11-16mm lens at ISO 100, f/4.8, 1/90.

 (#7) Diane rode the train from Denver to Chicago, did a lot of walking around and then flew home.  She sent this series for the challenge.  I think this one is my favorite!  I hope that is a cool pinot grigio.  Taken with her Sony.

(#7) Diane rode the train from Denver to Chicago, did a lot of walking around and then flew home.  She sent this series for the challenge.  I think this one is my favorite!  I hope that is a cool pinot grigio.  Taken with her Sony.

 (#6) What fun!  And only if it is HOT.  Taken with her Panasonic.

(#6) What fun!  And only if it is HOT.  Taken with her Panasonic.

 (#5) No winter wear here!  

(#5) No winter wear here!  

 (#4) Yep, Chicago must have been in a heat wave.  Taken with her Sony.

(#4) Yep, Chicago must have been in a heat wave.  Taken with her Sony.

 (#3) Cory wrote: "When the grass is crunchy and the water hole's dry, boy, it's hot out there!" Yep!  Looks dry and HOT.  Taken with her iPhone.

(#3) Cory wrote: "When the grass is crunchy and the water hole's dry, boy, it's hot out there!" Yep!  Looks dry and HOT.  Taken with her iPhone.

 (#2) Steve gives us an impression of heat in the most extreme image!  Taken with a Canon EOS 5DS and a 50mm prime lens at ISO 100, f/9, 1/2500.

(#2) Steve gives us an impression of heat in the most extreme image!  Taken with a Canon EOS 5DS and a 50mm prime lens at ISO 100, f/9, 1/2500.

 (#1) Charlotte wrote: "This is what happens to my neighbor's grapes when . . . 'Boy it's Hot Out There!'  These look the way I feel after getting into my hot car.  Good representation of the theme.  Taken with Canon SX60 HS at 9mm, ISO 200, f4.5, 1/200.

(#1) Charlotte wrote: "This is what happens to my neighbor's grapes when . . . 'Boy it's Hot Out There!'  These look the way I feel after getting into my hot car.  Good representation of the theme.  Taken with Canon SX60 HS at 9mm, ISO 200, f4.5, 1/200.