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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Cloud Nine (7/26-8/1)

  1. Jul 26, 2008 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Cloud Nine

    This week's theme is simple - it is on clouds in the sky.

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    Contest Rules:

    1. Any digital photo or digitally-scanned photo relevant to the theme will be accepted within the contest period. In case there's a gray area, or you're not sure if the picture is suitable, check with me first.

    2. Please resize your digital photo to no more than 650 x 490 or 490 x 650 pixels. You may also crop your picture if you wish. You are also allowed to adjust the brightness and contrast of your picture but these should not dramatically alter the look of the picture. But other than those, any form of picture editing or modification is not allowed. This is a photo contest, not a picture editing/special effect contest. You may add a watermark or your name/nickname to the photo for identification purposes.

    3. Upload your photos to any of the photo servers such as imageshack or photobucket. Then post it the relevant contest thread and link your picture using the img command. PM me if you do not know how.

    4. Only ONE picture per member per contest. Once a picture is posted, it cannot be changed other than a total withdrawl by that member from that week's photo contest. Exceptions will be made for modification to comply with the rules, such as resizing.

    5. At the end of the contest period, I will open a poll and every PF member can vote for the picture they like best.

    6. Note that in case we have a large number of entries, I will do the polling in more than one thread. If that's the case, you can vote in each of the polling threads. The photos will be assigned in the polling threads in the order they were submitted.

    7. These pictures must be something that you took, not something taken off someone else's photo albums or taken by someone else. I have no way of checking if you did this, so we'll go by the honor system.

    8. You can use a picture only once. Once it is used in a contest, it cannot be reused in another contest.

    9. Please post only pictures meant for submission in this thread.

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  3. Jul 27, 2008 #2
    Fragments of hurricane Dolly were drifting over Tucson Yesterday. There were some interesting shapes. That is not a bird in the upper left.:smile:

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  5. Jul 28, 2008 #4

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    Thin clouds in a sunny sky at Baltimore beacon tower, Ireland.
     
  6. Jul 28, 2008 #5
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    Red sky at night, sailors delight
     
  7. Jul 28, 2008 #6

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  8. Jul 28, 2008 #7

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    Here is one of a long series of pictures that I shot during a dramatic sunset a number of years ago. Done with my old Olympus 3040 Zoom, no adjustments aside from cropping. The clouds aren't so hot, but I love the range of colors.
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  9. Jul 28, 2008 #8

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    turbo, you used this picture already in a previous contest. So the picture does not qualify.

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  10. Jul 28, 2008 #9

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    Are you sure? I have a series of these, taken over a very long sunset. This is the darkest of the series. Do you have a copy of the previous one?
     
  11. Jul 28, 2008 #10

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    Look at the LINK that I gave in my previous post.

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  12. Jul 28, 2008 #11
    The only picture of clouds I have, which sucks.

    Zz and matthyaouw, matthyaouw more so, damn..... nice pics. Hypatia and turbo too, nice.

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  13. Jul 28, 2008 #12
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    New Hampshire
     
  14. Jul 28, 2008 #13
    Damn you people, I unsubmit.
     
  15. Jul 28, 2008 #14
    Are you on a big mountain or in a plane?
     
  16. Jul 28, 2008 #15
    Mount Moosilauke. It's very weird: an hour before I took this picture you could see nothing already 30 ft away...
     
  17. Jul 28, 2008 #16
    These are all so good I'm too embarrassed to submit mine.
     
  18. Jul 28, 2008 #17
    Okay, so? turbo really, really likes that picture. :rofl: I don't blame him; it's very dramatic and pretty.
     
  19. Jul 29, 2008 #18
    Somewhere in Sonoma or Marin County on the 101 Fwy.

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  20. Jul 29, 2008 #19
    A cold late afternoon January 2008, crop of a very nice panorama of the little village where I used to live, until last month

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    Camera Panasonic FZ8, crisp but a bit noisy.
     
  21. Jul 29, 2008 #20

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    Please delete my post Zz. I didn't have a downsized version of that particular image in that sunset subdirectory and didn't think I had used that really dark one before.
     
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