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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 392: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line
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2012-11-07 08:01:15 PM  
Welcome to Farktography! This Week's Theme: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"

: Create photos of the paranormal or extraterrestrial, ie UFOs, Sasquatch, alien autopsies and so on. Inspired by the cheesy photographs manufactured by people from the 1950-1970 era, in all their grainy goodness. Standard farktography rules apply.
We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:
- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
- You must be the original photographer of your entry. Do not submit anyone else's photography as your own.
- You are only allowed to enter a photograph once. Do not submit the same photo to another contest later.
- You may enter 3 photos in each contest as long as each photo is of a different composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.

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2012-11-07 08:02:56 PM  

Flying cereal bowl?

2012-11-07 08:03:21 PM  

Let the Assimilation Begin

2012-11-07 08:04:15 PM


//different frame than used in "Apples Vs Oranges II"
2012-11-07 08:04:48 PM

It hovered above us...then disappeared over the horizon.

2012-11-07 08:05:14 PM

//phew. Standard time sucks for me. Off to start my job now...
2012-11-07 08:05:41 PM
Tentacled UFO mothership pleasures all of Japan
props to whoever can guess what this is

2012-11-07 08:09:28 PM

It skimmed over the road. What was that? Others were asking the same question.

2012-11-07 08:09:42 PM

Aliens landing in Halifax

2012-11-07 08:11:46 PM

Old Lady Blue still rocks in her chair when the moon is full.

2012-11-07 08:49:10 PM
The mother-ship's mother-ship

2012-11-07 08:51:36 PM

Classified photograph taken by Gemini VII astronaut Frank Borman of Gemini VI-A pilot Tom Stafford approaching a large, glowing object that was known in NASA circles as the "Desk Lamp UFO".
2012-11-07 09:02:17 PM  
The biggest orb I ever saw appeared in this photo I took of my neighbor's house one night. It wasn't in the original scene when I took the photo, and it's obviously proof of ghosts!
2012-11-07 09:45:58 PM
I want to believe!

2012-11-07 09:50:51 PM

UFO sighting over Texas


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
Google has been messing with my albums occasionally, if this image is broken it should be resolved shortly...
2012-11-07 09:53:22 PM

Those nails, those teeth... those ears! AAAAHHHHHHH!!!!


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
Google has been messing with my albums occasionally, if this image is broken it should be resolved shortly...
2012-11-07 10:28:48 PM  
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2012-11-07 10:40:10 PM

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Classic Pie Tin UFO

My front yard. 9:30 PM
Aluminum pie tin thrown in the air.
ISO 6400 for grain. Absolutely zero grain was added in post.
1/25 sec for blur
2012-11-07 10:55:53 PM  
The city ship prepares to fire its primary weapon. Only a drunk crop duster can save us now.
2012-11-07 11:00:40 PM

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Squatch sighting. Near Mississippi River, northern Wisconsin, 2008.

2012-11-07 11:01:49 PM  

Posted on behalf of Yugoboy, who could not be with us tonight. Votes will transfer to him for stats purposes.  
Izzy the Ghost Dog Getting in the Damn Way!
Went with "Ghostly Apparitions" portion of the description...Somewhere in the heart of the Adirondacks at some neat cascades.

2012-11-07 11:40:27 PM

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Creee-yeeee-yeee-yeeepy Baby Dolls

2012-11-08 12:01:19 AM

Dodging AT-AT's on the forest moon of Endor

2012-11-08 12:02:02 AM

Andorian hipster who was blue before Avatar made it cool

2012-11-08 12:02:45 AM

Couple of Borg trapped in a glass case (probably not of emotion, though)

2012-11-08 12:28:57 AM
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Took this one in Quintana Roo, MX, in an underground river. The image is SOOC, scanned negative, didn't even do a noise reduction.

2012-11-08 12:47:55 AM

Actual picture of the Paulding Light (small dot in center) with ghostly orbs floating around.
2012-11-08 12:53:33 AM
2012-11-08 02:07:49 AM  
They came at dusk.

With bladed weapons.

Because blasters are for wimps.
2012-11-08 06:52:18 AM

Only one of the monster's appendages washed ashore.
2012-11-08 08:00:28 AM
2012-11-08 08:06:00 AM
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