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PF PHOTO CONTEST - Things Are Looking Up (4/5-4/11)

  1. Apr 5, 2008 #1


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    Things Are Looking Up

    This week, it will be all about things that you can typically see only by looking up!


    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. 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. Apr 6, 2008 #2
  4. Apr 6, 2008 #3
    The Canadian Thunderbirds from Moose Jaw?
  5. Apr 6, 2008 #4


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    The mast/lamp of the Spurn lightship
  6. Apr 6, 2008 #5
    Nope, Snowbirds at the C.N.E. Close tho.
  7. Apr 6, 2008 #6
    My bad, thunderbirds are USAF. I meant to say Snowbirds, been there, during my pilot training at Moose Jaw on the tutor CF134 in 1978.
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  8. Apr 6, 2008 #7
    http://bikeflat.com/albums/uther/Clouds.sized.jpg [Broken]
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  9. Apr 6, 2008 #8


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    chased after redtail and pointed lens up at it
  10. Apr 6, 2008 #9


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    That's beautiful!

    And I'm a sucker for birds.
  11. Apr 6, 2008 #10

    I like this because sometimes I'll lay on my back on the grass and look up at the clouds. They seem like they are impossibly far away if you hold your hand out and try to touch them. This picture gives me that same feeling.

    Another nice thing is to watch the clouds go by when your laying on your back. You dont realize how fast they move until you try this. They go upwards of 30KTS sometimes.
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  12. Apr 7, 2008 #11
    nice---but it's not-a-goshawk
  13. Apr 7, 2008 #12
    Guess Where?

    http://img168.imageshack.us/img168/9093/capetown1sa1.jpg [Broken]​
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    Cape Town :smile:
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    Wow, that's awesome
  18. Apr 8, 2008 #17


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    Experimenting with 100-400mm zoom.
  19. Apr 8, 2008 #18
    My Popcorn clouds
  20. Apr 8, 2008 #19


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    Oy... I don't think I have a chance against these amazing pictures, but here's mine anyhow. It's one of the African Masai shields chandelier at Animal Kingdom Lodge. You really have to look vertically up to get this view.


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