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PF Photo Contest - Tranquil (10/11-10/17)

  1. Oct 11, 2006 #1

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    Tranquil

    The picture must reflect the meaning or spirit of that word.

    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 grey 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. But other than that, 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.

    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 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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  4. Oct 11, 2006 #3

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    Tranquil??? :surprised QyxoLLiaN death rays boiling a lake? What about the fish and the frogs and the insect life, not to mention the beavers (with whom the QyxoLLians have a HUGE grudge because of the beavers' tendency to hoard water)? That's what they did to Venus, you know ... used to be a nice place.
     
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  5. Oct 11, 2006 #4
    :cry: I knew I should have posted the photo with the blue skies!!:tongue2:
     
  6. Oct 11, 2006 #5

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    Don't be sad! At least they hadn't torched the pretty trees yet (Stage 2, after the water is gone and the leaves are dry enough to fuel an incendiary conflagration). Oh my gosh! Is that a hapless beaver out there at 1 o'clock? Oh the castorality, the castorality.....!
     
  7. Oct 11, 2006 #6
    Beaver?! No silly......can't you tell that is Itzpapalotl the swimming skunk!
     
  8. Oct 11, 2006 #7

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    My pardons! I couldn't smell him from here and those two are so hard to visually discriminate at a distance if they are not head-on. The Earth would have been devastated in first attack if not for the dedication of various denizons. We owe them our gratitude.

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  9. Oct 11, 2006 #8
    I think it looks freakin' awesome, maybe not exactly tranquil but it looks sweet :D
     
  10. Oct 11, 2006 #9
    WOW larkspur's pic is a hard act to follow :surprised

    this might be the best i can do in this contest

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  11. Oct 12, 2006 #10
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Loved it!!
     
  12. Oct 12, 2006 #11

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    It's Simon again.

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  13. Oct 12, 2006 #12
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    This was taken on a hike last winter. I have never experienced such complete silence and tranquility. No wind, no cars/trucks, no other people, and no animals other then a few small birds. The wet snow muffles every sound and prevents even the slightest stir of trees and tree branches. It was unreal.

    -GeoMike-
     
  14. Oct 12, 2006 #13

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    In Dubin's Grand Canal.
     
  15. Oct 12, 2006 #14
    That is such an awesome pic! Reminds me of home
     
  16. Oct 12, 2006 #15
    My brother perched on a dock piling.

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  18. Oct 13, 2006 #17

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    One can also get a lot of tranquility in the city - just have to do it early in the morning.

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  20. Oct 13, 2006 #19

    ZapperZ

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    Greg needs to read the Photo Contest rules! Only one picture, Greg. Just one. Extra pictures cannot be in this thread. Moonbear has created the "Disqualified" thread for these extra ones.

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  21. Oct 13, 2006 #20
    Ok then I disqualify myself, I just wanted to show a few from my recent travels :smile:
     
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