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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 408: "Lakes". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line 124
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2013-02-27 08:00:53 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!
This Week's Theme: "Lakes"

: Lakes, ponds, puddles, and your bathtub only. No rivers, streams, waterfalls or oceans need apply (unless connected to a lake).

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.

Please note:
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2013-02-27 08:01:14 PM
"Trying to Reason with the Hurricane Season:  Irene 2011"

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Invisible Reservoir
Boylston MA
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"Autumn In Central Park North"

2013-02-27 08:02:02 PM  
IIRC, Spud lake, in SW Colorado when the aspens were turning
//I'm fairly sure the aspens were turning; it's the lake name of which I'm not completely certain. :o)
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Rio Salado Park; Phoenix, Az
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"Misty Morning Sunshine"

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Lake Tahoe
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Sycamore Wilderness, Az
2013-02-27 08:03:20 PM

yellowstone lake in winter
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lake michigan at sunrise
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Spring Lake
Near Manito, IL
(other than a slight crop, this is SOOC)
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Laguna Salada, a natural water hazard on Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica, CA
2013-02-27 08:05:51 PM

Bethany Lakes Park at Dusk, Allen Texas


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
Google has been messing with my albums occasionally, if this image is broken it should be resolved shortly...
2013-02-27 08:05:53 PM

Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario
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dream lake, luray caverns
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Johnson Lake
Near Canton, IL
Part of Banner Marsh - reclaimed coal strip mine
2013-02-27 08:07:34 PM
Horsestable Pond, with horses long gone. Sharp Park Golf Course, Pacifica, CA
2013-02-27 08:08:11 PM

The Lake at Oak Point, Fall 2012


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
Google has been messing with my albums occasionally, if this image is broken it should be resolved shortly...
2013-02-27 08:08:46 PM

Lake Lavon at sunset, North Texas - Winter 2013


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
Google has been messing with my albums occasionally, if this image is broken it should be resolved shortly...
2013-02-27 08:09:47 PM

Billy Bishop City Centre Airport at sunset
Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario
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A Red-Legged Frog, Pacifica's favorite endangered specie.
2013-02-27 08:14:55 PM
Mabry Mill, along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Southwest Virginia
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Maroon Lake, at the base of the Maroon Bells, near Aspen
(Image from 1988. Canon A1 on Kodak print film, scan from original negative)
2013-02-27 08:22:08 PM
Pond in front of St. Charles's Church, Vienna

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2013-02-27 08:24:22 PM
Lake Geneva at sunset

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Lake Te Anau, New Zealand

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2013-02-27 08:27:26 PM

 Overlook on Watchman's Trail, Crater Lake, Oregon
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Lake Elsinore, CA
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Tommy's Rock, Upper Saranac Lake, NY
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Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
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Berry Lake, Commerce Township, MI
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Lake Elsinore, CA
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Lake Elsinore, CA
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Boathouse, Washinee Lake, Salisbury, CT
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Sunrise, Lake Lillinnonah, Bridgewater, CT
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Up in the Italian Alps. Taken through the window of our car.
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All of my entries are of Hughes Lake in Lawrenceville, GA
2013-02-27 11:02:13 PM  
Sunset Lake
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MacMillan Reservoir Sunset with Crepuscular Rays

Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Bergen County, NJ
2013-02-28 12:01:23 AM  
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Lake Carlton in Robber's Cave State Park, Oklahoma

(Pops to my site)
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The View from Atop Mt. Ampersand
Facing South, Adirondacks, NY
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Reeds in the Wetlands
Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, Western NY
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Lighting Over Red House Lake
Allegheny Mountains, NY
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Lake Kuhn, Indiana
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Dockside at Lake Kuhn
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1/3 Lake Michigan, Leelenau Peninsula, Rock Stacking at Grand Traverse Lighthouse
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View from Miner's Castle near Munising on Lake Superior
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A secluded beach near Munising, on Lake Superior
Cleanest sand and water outside of the tropics
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2013-02-28 12:18:59 AM  

A fark story, in 3 photos: 1/3

Sunrise on the beach on my dating anniversary with my SO
Out on a beach in front of a lighthouse near Harrisville, MI
2013-02-28 12:20:59 AM  

a fark story, continued: 2/3

Same day, Sunset, on a beach near Leland, Michigan
overlooking lake michigan
2013-02-28 12:23:10 AM  

a fark story, finale:

Sunrise and a Sunset over giant bodies of water in the same day...
Of course I'd say yes!
2013-02-28 12:25:32 AM

Laguna Churup, Cordillera Blanca, Peru
2013-02-28 12:26:08 AM

Whoops, forgot the voting thing. Feel free to delete my last post, mods.

Tso Moriri, India
2013-02-28 12:26:34 AM

swamp at LaCombe nature center with turtles.
2013-02-28 12:27:21 AM

Laguna Peron, Peru
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Tso Moriri, India 2/2
2013-02-28 12:28:43 AM

swamp at LaCombe nature center with alligator.
2013-02-28 12:30:15 AM  
I regret not having had a better camera at the time, as my last entry is one I really wish was higher quality.
2013-02-28 12:30:35 AM

Upper Arrow Lake, Mt. Begbie, Revelstoke BC
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Wells Lake, BC Canada
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new fishing pier not completely done at Lake Pontchartrain. Issac smashed it up before they could finish and it's still closed. the roadway on the right is part of the old twin span destroyed in Katrina. the new bridge is on the left.
2013-02-28 12:35:07 AM

Image taken from my webcam on the Pemadumcook Chain of Lakes in Maine. Cam is located on Ambajejus Lake in Deep Cove. This is one of the 1st images from a completely new camera set up.
2013-02-28 12:38:02 AM

Spotted lake near Osoyoos BC
2013-02-28 12:39:10 AM  
farm9.staticflickr.comSunset, taken from my webcam on the Pemadumcook Chain of Lakes in Maine. Cam is located on Ambajejus Lake in Deep Cove. For the 1st time I was able to configure a webcam with an auto-exposure control capable of taking sunset shots with no human intervention.
2013-02-28 12:41:14 AM

Divide Lake, Yukon Territories, Canada
2013-02-28 12:44:42 AM  
Gull Lake near Brainerd, MN. Last summer at my Uncles' house during a family reunion.
2013-02-28 12:44:55 AM

Moonset, there is a double reflection of the moon from the double pained window, the more impressive fact is this was taken autonomously with a computer system I hardened for extreme temperatures and control from 1300 miles away. The temperture this day was below zero Fahrenheit if I remember correctly.
2013-02-28 12:47:53 AM
Peggy's Pond, Wappinger, NY
2013-02-28 12:55:47 AM
Guitar Lake '08
Day trip from Portal to top of Mt. Whitney, Ca.
2013-02-28 01:01:26 AM

My very first entry... taken in August of '12 at Hanging Lake, Colorado. We'll see if I did this correctly. Enjoy :)
2013-02-28 01:05:41 AM

And here's my second entry. Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park in Loveland Colorado.
2013-02-28 01:14:04 AM

Third and final, also taken at Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park in Loveland Colorado. This is the reflection in the pond... I'm sure these ponds have names, I'm not sure at all what they would be.
2013-02-28 01:15:37 AM

Lake behind Kinzua Dam on the Allegheny river.
2013-02-28 01:18:30 AM  
Glacier National Park
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2013-02-28 02:33:44 AM  
Plumas National Forest #1

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Plumas National Forest #2

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2013-02-28 02:40:05 AM  
Plumas National Forest #3

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Moon rising over Lavon Lake 2011
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Lake in rural Massachusetts. (1/3)

/reposted to enabled voting -- mods, please feel free to delete my other post
2013-02-28 04:31:13 AM

Sunset in Cairo. (2/3)

/artificial lakes count as lakes, right?
2013-02-28 04:32:42 AM

Sinkhole in Oman, photographed while on a scientific expedition there. (3/3)

/it's round, has water in is totally a lake!
2013-02-28 06:43:58 AM  
Lake Lochloosa:
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1 of 2
Lake Chewlaca, AL, October 2012
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2 of 2
Lake Allatoona, GA, January 2013
(and yes, the lake is _very low_)
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Big Doctor Lake, Siren, WI
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Grand Tetons
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Lake Michigan meets Lake Huron
2013-02-28 10:18:49 AM

Lago di Bracciano, formed in a caldera about 25 miles northwest of Rome.
2013-02-28 01:00:00 PM  
No Baby Ruth in a bathtub?  I am disappoint
2013-03-02 11:02:15 PM  
Gorgeous images, Farktographers--thank you as always!  I'd like to take a moment to welcome our Farktography First Timers: medelman, Sio, and Torion! as well as send a warm welcome back to some folks we hadn't seen in awhile: adanacot, andynz81, gretzkyscores, heypete, Tom_Slick, and Trapped87.  Hope to see all of you back next week!

Results aren't final until the thread closes, but at this point, congrats to top finishers, Ranger Joe, swampa2, and ravnostic!  Final winner will see their enemies driven before them and hear the lamentations of their women at and in the Fark Farktography Forum after the thread closes.  Ok maybe not, but they'll definitely receive much glory and righteousness.

See everyone next week for "Software Hootenanny 3"!
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