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2006-12-06 8:01:14 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Weeks Theme: "Gas stations and pumps"

Description
: Difficulty - don't get arrested or beat up by the station owner.

We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules:

- 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 subject/composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.



Ideally, your photograph should be presented as taken with as little alteration in Photoshop or other image editing programs as possible. No HDR images please.

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.

To have your photo website listed on the Farktography home page, please send your fark username and url to farktography(at)undergroundbastard.com and we'll get you up forthwith. (also, indicate if you're willing to share your photographs for use as source images in PhotoShop contests)

- Drop by the Farktography Forum (for chatting, critique, techtalk and so on)
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- Stats can be found here.
 
2006-12-06 8:02:20 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:02:20 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:02:26 PM  
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Large-size version (pops)
 
2006-12-06 8:03:06 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:03:09 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:03:13 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:03:25 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:03:29 PM  
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1/1 a scan of a B/W print i made roughly 30 years ago. it was taken east of Austin but i don't remember exactly where.
 
2006-12-06 8:03:33 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:03:34 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:04:02 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:04:03 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:04:09 PM  
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Large-size version (pops)
 
2006-12-06 8:04:12 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:04:25 PM  
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Gas Station, Fark Style.
 
2006-12-06 8:04:30 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:05:00 PM  
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2006-12-06 8:05:54 PM  
 
2006-12-06 8:06:25 PM  
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more here (pops).
 
2006-12-06 8:09:52 PM  
'Everything New is Old Again'

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The owner of this place, www.retrolube.com, was incredibly nice, it was an incredibly cold morning, and he came outside, showed me around the place, and gave me a cup of coffee, despite not being a customer. He has an amazing collection of old memorabilia in his store, including a canceled check written by Andy Griffith, and one of the actual shirts Bob Denver wore on Gilligan's Island. Neat place.
 
2006-12-06 8:12:29 PM  
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#1/3

/sometimes, you just don't have time to set up the shot.

//If it's unclear on your monitor why the man in the red shirt is staring at the driver, there's a larger copy on my flickr page, here.

///Admittedly a bit of a slow read for a farktography contest.
 
2006-12-06 8:14:28 PM  
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#2/3
 
2006-12-06 8:16:01 PM  
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BiB (Bins in Black)
Protecting your windshields from the scum of the Interstate.
 
2006-12-06 8:46:13 PM  
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The gas station is out of business. They're painted on!
 
2006-12-06 8:47:20 PM  
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2006-12-06 9:27:09 PM  
Fire-Chief Gasoline

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//Wondering why the fire chief needs gasoline!
 
2006-12-06 9:28:09 PM  
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abandoned station, Ridgefield, CT
 
2006-12-06 9:29:22 PM  
Spinny Thing

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//What happens if it's not full?
 
2006-12-06 9:30:22 PM  
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old pump, Shelton, CT
 
2006-12-06 9:33:47 PM  
 
2006-12-06 9:33:50 PM  
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1907 gas station in the process of being restored. Westport, CT
 
2006-12-06 10:10:28 PM  
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On the Mekong River
 
2006-12-06 11:06:58 PM  
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Picture from a gas pump in Indiana I took a few years back.
 
2006-12-07 12:06:17 AM  
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Because of the ice storm, I didn't get out, so I had to go to the archives.
 
2006-12-07 12:08:50 AM  
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the gas prices started changing as I was snapping this photo.
 
2006-12-07 12:10:57 AM  
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Another gas station in Pennsylvania.
 
2006-12-07 1:20:30 AM  
Muddie


Amazing... the same guy's on Georgia's pumps
 
2006-12-07 1:26:27 AM  
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Formerly abandoned Texaco gas station, Rockville, MD. It's been recently rebuilt as a repair shop.
 
2006-12-07 1:32:49 AM  
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oops forgot to enable voting!
 
2006-12-07 1:47:14 AM  
Gas and water:

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I also have a larger (um, 804K), uncropped version; I'd appreciate comments on the crop I chose.
 
2006-12-07 2:00:12 AM  
Abandoned Pump #1
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2006-12-07 2:01:58 AM  
Abandoned Pump #2
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2006-12-07 2:05:41 AM  
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2006-12-07 2:08:01 AM  
 
2006-12-07 2:17:04 AM  
This is a gas station named little Dukes behind my building... Little Dukes... hahaha.
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2006-12-07 2:21:47 AM  
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2006-12-07 2:21:55 AM  
Bozeman, MT (6/2003) 2 of 2
Does 85.5 Octane qualify as "Premium?"
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