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2018-07-21 10:54:34 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Navy"

Description
: Show us photos with a navy theme--the color or the military branch.

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:
The overarching ideal behind Farktography is that image corrections are acceptable, while adding or removing elements in the image (e.g. removing telephone poles, adding Elvis) is not acceptable. Levels, curves, contrast, saturation, crop, and black-and-white conversion tools may be used judiciously, but not to cartoonish or unrealistic extremes. Avoid applying artistic filters for the purpose of mimicking film, tilt-shift, toy camera, etc type effects. HDR and panorama stitching either in-camera or in post processing are not allowed unless specified for a particular theme (true multiple exposures done in-camera are acceptable, however). See the rules for more information on acceptable modifications, or check in at the Farktography Forums.

Legal: All photographers submitting photos to this contest are the legal copyright holders for the photos submitted and the photos are not to be considered free for any other use without written consent from the submitting photographers.
- Drop by the Farktography Forum on Fark (new window) or Farktography.net (for chatting, critique, techtalk and so on)
- Stats can be found here.
 
2018-07-22 12:03:23 AM  
FDR's presidential yacht. I guess it's become our 'thing' for the 4th to see the SF fireworks in style.

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2018-07-24 07:51:33 AM  
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Part of a sign at a restaurant. I liked the light shifting through the color spectrum
 
2018-07-24 01:54:46 PM  
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On my 7th birthday (Jan. 1963), my Uncle Joe came to visit while on leave. I took his picture when he first arrived. He served in many places around the world.

(R.I.P. Unc' Joe)
 
2018-07-24 10:46:23 PM  
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Naval gun from the USS Indiana
 
2018-07-24 10:48:30 PM  
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Naval attire for the Holidays
 
2018-07-24 10:49:28 PM  
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Navy blue nose cone - 2011 National Guard Indy 500 car
 
2018-07-25 11:55:37 AM  
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The top of his head is about the only thing with a Navy color in my collection

 
2018-07-25 01:56:45 PM  
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Pt. Udahl, St. Croix

If this isn't dark enough blue, feel free to yank it.
 
2018-07-25 06:30:20 PM  
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USS San Diego
San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
 
2018-07-26 12:17:21 AM  
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USS Wasp
 
2018-07-26 12:27:17 AM  
Naval conveyance fluid, aka the ocean. Penguin, Taiwan


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2018-07-26 12:36:43 AM  
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Leapfrogs SEAL demonstraion team
 
2018-07-26 12:37:06 AM  
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USS Iowa, Los Angeles Harbor CA.
 
2018-07-26 12:42:08 AM  
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US Navy Skydiver, airshow, Grand Junction CO.
 
2018-07-26 12:46:35 AM  
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TBF Avenger Torpedo Bomber, Grand Junction Airport.
 
2018-07-26 01:14:48 AM  
The USS Turner Joy. She's now a museum ship in Bremerton, WA, but my dad served on her during Vietnam. I was able to go with him to see her a couple summers ago.

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2018-07-26 01:16:57 AM  
Another shot of the USS Turner Joy

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2018-07-26 01:18:44 AM  
Most sororities and fraternities moved to lab created gemstones on their badges in the 1990s-2000s. This one from the late 90s still has natural sapphires, which are darker than their synthetic counterparts.
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Sapphires and Pearls by Elsinore, on Flickr
 
2018-07-26 01:23:57 AM  
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2018-07-26 01:24:45 AM  
How to make a hole-in-one

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Ready... aim... Fore!

WWI ship's artillery
 
2018-07-26 01:25:26 AM  
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2018-07-26 01:25:28 AM  
And looking out at the wharf from one of the Turner Joy's portholes.

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2018-07-26 01:27:53 AM  
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2018-07-26 01:36:31 AM  
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The Admirals by MïK Watson, on Flickr

Bremerton Shipyard ...or Navel base, Kitsap ...or Puget Sound Navel Shipyard, depending on your era
 
2018-07-26 01:42:42 AM  
When ships are sold...

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USS Plainview by MïK Watson, on Flickr

Scrapped for the aluminum, by a single guy, on the Columbia River, All gone now, but it took a while as the price of aluminum would crash.
 
2018-07-26 06:42:20 AM  
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2018-07-26 07:27:55 AM  
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USS Texas
 
2018-07-26 07:58:55 AM  
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USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) at full power, Western Pacific, Fall 2011
 
2018-07-26 08:47:18 AM  
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2018-07-26 09:34:33 AM  
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USS LaMoure County, LST-1194, bow in, Little Creek Amphibious Base, VA. 91 or 92.

(Forgot to allow voting)
 
2018-07-26 10:22:19 AM  
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The USS Hornet Air & Space Museum, Alameda, CA
 
2018-07-26 10:23:41 AM  
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Flight deck of the USS Hornet. It looked to be undergoing restoration.
 
2018-07-26 10:26:02 AM  
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The Apollo 11 isolation trailer, inside the hangar of the USS Hornet. There was a sign, and painted footprints leading to the trailer, that read, "Neil Armstrong's First Footprints On Earth After Walking On The Moon"
 
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