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2007-02-07 8:08:35 PM  
50 votes:
Aw CRAP - forgot to add voting! Please delete previous!

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2007-02-07 9:29:34 PM  
34 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:07:08 PM  
25 votes:
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2/3

Click here for bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!
 
2007-02-07 8:14:33 PM  
24 votes:
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RAAF F-111 dump & burn, Riverfire fireworks, Brisbane Australia, 2005.
 
2007-02-07 8:07:49 PM  
23 votes:
Greenland from 35,000 feet. Please take a look at the fullsize pic, it's well worth it!

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Large-size version (pops)
 
2007-02-07 8:10:25 PM  
23 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:15:27 PM  
23 votes:
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Canadian Geese flying over the Charles river in Boston.
 
2007-02-07 8:05:33 PM  
22 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]
1/3

No, it's not a background or a studio shot. It was taken in a real garden and it was hand-held.

Click here for bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!
 
2007-02-07 8:06:27 PM  
22 votes:
So hard to pick only three...
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2007-02-08 12:46:42 AM  
22 votes:
I'm going for the cat demographic. And she's going for the bits of dried shrimp.
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2007-02-07 8:23:58 PM  
20 votes:
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2007-02-07 10:26:35 PM  
20 votes:
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#2/3
/Taking off with gull-to-wing tower support
//Clicky for flickr page
 
2007-02-07 8:03:52 PM  
18 votes:
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My mom's nasty moldy hummingbird feeder
 
2007-02-07 8:08:28 PM  
18 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:52:11 PM  
18 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:02:58 PM  
17 votes:
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My son flying his Red Baron kite at the beach.
 
2007-02-07 8:15:50 PM  
17 votes:
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Incoming! Sandhill cranes flying in for a visit.

Go Go Gadget Flickr!
 
2007-02-07 11:42:37 PM  
17 votes:
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I put my camera on a tripod and pointed it just above the feeder. I set it on manual focus and stood back and used the remote trigger when it looked like the humming bird was in the right position.
 
2007-02-07 8:03:25 PM  
16 votes:
 
2007-02-08 6:44:30 AM  
16 votes:
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*grumble grumble*
Stupid farking power outage right before the stupid farking contest.
*grumble grumble*
 
2007-02-07 8:05:25 PM  
15 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:17:22 PM  
15 votes:
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two ravens chasing an eagle
 
2007-02-07 11:51:25 PM  
15 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:08:43 PM  
14 votes:
Overlander Falls on the Fraser River, BC
Taken from helicopter

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2007-02-07 8:15:05 PM  
14 votes:
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2007-02-07 9:01:32 PM  
14 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:07:55 AM  
13 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:53:33 AM  
13 votes:
No Photoshopping involved here. Just a REALLY lucky shot.

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Cliff Diver
Mazatlan, Mexico
Canon EOS Elan
 
2007-02-08 3:56:55 AM  
13 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:03:39 PM  
12 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:37:05 PM  
12 votes:
OBO GoDeep, 2 of 3
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2007-02-07 8:51:20 PM  
12 votes:
 
2007-02-07 9:52:57 PM  
12 votes:
First timer to Fark posting.

3/3 from my KAP (Kite Aerial Photography) collection where I use a kite to lift a camera for low level aerial shots. This one is of sunken garden where I came to shoot the garden and the wedding party was an unexpected bonus:

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2007-02-08 6:51:20 AM  
12 votes:
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Late to the party
 
2007-02-07 8:01:47 PM  
11 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:03:54 PM  
11 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:08:55 PM  
11 votes:
Seljalandsfoss waterfall in southern Iceland.

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Large-size version (pops)
 
2007-02-07 8:13:22 PM  
11 votes:
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3/3
 
2007-02-07 8:38:07 PM  
11 votes:
OBO GoDeep, 3 of 3
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2007-02-07 9:50:07 PM  
11 votes:
First timer to Fark posting.
21/3 from my KAP (Kite Aerial Photography) collection where I use a kite to lift a camera for low level aerial shots. This one is of a barn on a historical farm:

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2007-02-07 8:04:26 PM  
10 votes:
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Belfast N.I.
 
2007-02-07 8:10:06 PM  
10 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:36:14 PM  
10 votes:
OBO GoDeep, 1 of 3
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2007-02-07 9:03:30 PM  
10 votes:
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if he's quick it will only hurt a little bit :P
 
2007-02-07 8:10:23 PM  
9 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:10:39 PM  
9 votes:
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3/3

Not zoomed in at all and barely cropped. Taken off my front balcony. I live under the incoming flight path. I don't even hear 'em anymore...

Click here for bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!
 
2007-02-07 10:01:51 PM  
9 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:08:17 PM  
8 votes:
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Clouds rolling in
 
2007-02-07 8:13:32 PM  
8 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]

Some snow geese flying past the sunset. Yes, they are there. Go look for yourself!

Yeah Flickr!
 
2007-02-07 8:46:23 PM  
8 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:53:57 PM  
8 votes:
 
2007-02-07 9:55:10 PM  
8 votes:
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(pops larger) Flying into the sunset above Dallas; the city's lights flicker below
 
2007-02-07 9:56:06 PM  
8 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:11:34 AM  
8 votes:
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That is a sailplane in the backgound

1/3
 
2007-02-08 1:01:40 AM  
8 votes:
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Taken at 3500ft just north of Santa Cruz, CA.
 
2007-02-08 7:01:54 AM  
8 votes:
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Little Hitchhiker
 
2007-02-07 8:19:37 PM  
7 votes:
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1/3
 
2007-02-07 8:58:46 PM  
7 votes:
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2007-02-07 9:02:08 PM  
7 votes:
 
2007-02-07 9:54:21 PM  
7 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:10:48 AM  
7 votes:
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The view from work
 
2007-02-08 3:19:54 PM  
7 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:08:53 PM  
6 votes:
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1/3
 
2007-02-07 8:10:13 PM  
6 votes:
Massive fault lines at Thingvellir, the site where Iceland's parliament had met since 930A.D.

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Large-size version (pops)
 
2007-02-07 8:10:51 PM  
6 votes:
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Saying bye to Seattle
 
2007-02-07 8:16:12 PM  
6 votes:
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little bits of tree seedlings in flight
 
2007-02-07 8:49:45 PM  
6 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:52:27 PM  
6 votes:
Now with voting:

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2007-02-07 9:46:37 PM  
6 votes:
First timer to Fark posting.

1/3 from my KAP (Kite Aerial Photography) collection where I use a kite to lift a camera for low level aerial shots. This one is of painters putting the primer coat on a newly constructed water tower:

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2007-02-08 12:14:06 AM  
6 votes:
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Does not being on the ground imply flight?
3/3
 
2007-02-08 12:33:31 AM  
6 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:36:59 AM  
6 votes:
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Sunset above the clouds, on a flight between Hong Kong and Tokyo

3/3
 
2007-02-08 1:12:00 AM  
6 votes:
And for my third entry:

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My little brother suspending my dad's sailboat in the oak tree out in the back yard so we can work on the keel.
 
2007-02-08 2:00:04 AM  
6 votes:
 
2007-02-08 2:08:50 AM  
6 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]
 
2007-02-07 8:05:35 PM  
5 votes:
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S.F. Fleet Week
 
2007-02-07 8:09:18 PM  
5 votes:
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Clouds and shadows
 
2007-02-07 8:10:18 PM  
5 votes:
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2/3
 
2007-02-07 8:16:48 PM  
5 votes:
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2007-02-07 9:51:35 PM  
5 votes:
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(pops larger) Wildfire-fighting helicopter; hardworking pilot visible in large size
 
2007-02-07 9:53:18 PM  
5 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:30:50 AM  
5 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:32:06 AM  
5 votes:
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Oh, this one too. Wish it wasn't so grainy, but it wasn't the best camera I was using.
Also, this is one of the best contests I've seen. Everyone's pics are teh rocking.
 
2007-02-08 1:07:54 AM  
5 votes:
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From the top of the Washington Monument.
 
2007-02-08 1:20:27 AM  
5 votes:
 
2007-02-08 2:01:50 AM  
5 votes:
 
2007-02-08 7:09:27 AM  
5 votes:
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Something's upside down here.
 
2007-02-08 9:51:54 AM  
5 votes:
Stone Mountian, GA from the Air!

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2007-02-07 8:01:54 PM  
4 votes:
1/3

The Verrazano Narrows bridge from about 800 feet. This is scanned from a somewhat faded Kodacolor print taken in July 1992. I'm flying from the left seat, had the camera sitting on the right seat, ready to grab.

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2007-02-07 8:03:53 PM  
4 votes:
2/3

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Click for larger, thanks ImageShack, etc.
 
2007-02-07 8:04:00 PM  
4 votes:
3/3

Just abeam the South Cove at 800 feet or so. There is no possible correction in Photoshop for the bizarre distortions a vibrating, bug-splatted, plexiglas Cessna 172 windshield can produce.

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2007-02-07 8:05:30 PM  
4 votes:
1/3

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Click for larger, thanks ImageShack, etc.

I don't know where that is, but it was on the way to California.
 
2007-02-07 8:10:52 PM  
4 votes:
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DASH 8Q400MR This plane is configured for aerial fire-fighting and is used in Southern France. I shot this while it was helping to put out a fire. Oh, and this is one of the planes that I worked on last summer. =)

Super size me!
 
2007-02-07 8:53:57 PM  
4 votes:
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2007-02-07 10:13:42 PM  
4 votes:
 
2007-02-07 11:40:52 PM  
4 votes:
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We went eagle watching near Keokuk Iowa a few weeks ago. As we stood on a bluff on the Illinois side of the river, eagles, gulls, geese and ducks would fly right over us.
 
2007-02-08 12:12:36 AM  
4 votes:
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2/3
 
2007-02-08 12:27:28 AM  
4 votes:
[image from teachyourselfphotography.com too old to be available]

Flight between Kansas City and LA.
1/3
 
2007-02-08 12:28:58 AM  
4 votes:
 
2007-02-08 1:08:22 AM  
4 votes:
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Huey hauling some air show visitors out to Presque Isle, Erie PA. (Difficulty: I used the camera that came free with my computer.)
 
2007-02-08 1:36:23 AM  
4 votes:
Seattle, just after dusk, from the Space Needle.

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2007-02-08 2:58:32 AM  
4 votes:
 
2007-02-08 3:21:26 AM  
4 votes:
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A blue-banded bee on landing trajectory.
 
2007-02-08 4:49:40 AM  
4 votes:
 
2007-02-08 7:40:11 AM  
4 votes:
 
2007-02-07 8:02:39 PM  
3 votes:
3/3

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Click for larger, thanks ImageShack, etc.
 
2007-02-07 8:04:39 PM  
3 votes:
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2007-02-07 8:16:21 PM  
3 votes:
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Let your Freak Flag Fly (backwards I guess)
 
2007-02-07 8:26:18 PM  
3 votes:
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not the best shot, blame Southwest's dirty windows
 
2007-02-07 8:48:55 PM  
3 votes:
 
2007-02-07 10:24:15 PM  
3 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]

#1/3
/Hooded Mergansers
//clicky for flickr page
 
2007-02-07 11:41:38 PM  
3 votes:
 
2007-02-08 12:13:24 AM  
3 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]
Oak Island, NC - not my best, but it's relevant, so why not post it.
 
2007-02-08 12:18:19 AM  
3 votes:
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Pterodactyls in "flight," North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.
Clicky for bigger.
 
2007-02-08 12:49:59 AM  
3 votes:
South Korean straight-edge hardcore band the Geeks, now coming to a city near you. (shameless plug for friends)
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2007-02-08 1:06:15 AM  
3 votes:
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SFO from 1500ft. Not the best shot, since I was reaching back and across the plane to take it.
 
2007-02-08 1:19:19 AM  
3 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]
 
2007-02-08 4:48:13 AM  
3 votes:
 
2007-02-08 4:50:52 AM  
3 votes:
 
2007-02-08 7:07:18 AM  
3 votes:
[image from i28.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2007-02-07 8:02:52 PM  
2 votes:
2/3

Lower Manhattan and Battery Park, the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge are on the right, the Hudson River on the left. I'm just about to turn to follow the Hudson. Kodacolor print scan, wish I could find the negatives.

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2007-02-07 8:04:34 PM  
2 votes:
"Ceiling Unlimited"
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We see this ultralight plane out flying over our neighborhood occasionally.
 
2007-02-07 8:07:44 PM  
2 votes:
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Even in the middle of nowhere you can't get away from it all
Somewhere in the Sierras CA/NV border
 
2007-02-07 8:49:07 PM  
2 votes:
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Send in the clouds...
 
2007-02-07 10:27:57 PM  
2 votes:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]

#3/3
/Getting some air
//clicky for flickr page
 
2007-02-08 12:55:18 AM  
2 votes:
Crowd-surfing in Seoul, South Korea at a Rux concert in Hongdae.
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2007-02-08 1:05:42 AM  
2 votes:
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Delta (obviously) CRJ taking off from Daytona Beach. Headed for Atlanta no doubt. Some of the Embry-Riddle fleet in the foreground.
 
2007-02-08 1:20:59 AM  
2 votes:
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2007-02-08 3:02:59 AM  
2 votes:
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Rex on that same flight.
2/3
 
2007-02-08 3:23:13 AM  
2 votes:
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A slightly blurry Bumblebee. I am not obsessed with bees, by the way.
 
2007-02-08 7:00:11 AM  
2 votes:
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2007-02-08 7:38:34 AM  
2 votes:
 
2007-02-08 9:49:28 AM  
2 votes:
DC from the air!

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2007-02-08 8:07:05 PM  
2 votes:
Hartsfield_Jackson
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2007-02-07 8:18:20 PM  
1 vote:
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Channel 5 Boston (of the window-pane story earlier today) helicopter surveying the scene of one of the "bomb" sites on Jan. 31. Not the best photo, but topical two ways!

/1-31-07: Never Forget!
// These colors don't blink.
 
2007-02-07 8:38:54 PM  
1 vote:
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3/3 [ hi res (linky pops) ]
 
2007-02-07 9:44:34 PM  
1 vote:
 
2007-02-07 11:04:02 PM  
1 vote:
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Decent-sized shadow of our plane as we descended through the icy clouds to zero-degree Chicago below.
 
2007-02-08 12:17:36 AM  
1 vote:
Early birds, Ravens and buzzards just before the sun rises

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2007-02-08 12:21:43 AM  
1 vote:
Flight medley

A raven perched on helipad landing lights with a jetliner above him

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2007-02-08 12:38:20 AM  
1 vote:
Flying the front wheel
A Triumph over gravity

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2007-02-08 12:53:01 AM  
1 vote:
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Paraglider, Victoria BC
 
2007-02-08 1:22:17 AM  
1 vote:
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2007-02-08 3:05:39 AM  
1 vote:
[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]
Kung-Fu Hamster at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
3/3
 
2007-02-08 3:11:14 AM  
1 vote:
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Sydney Harbour taken from the SkyLift thingy at Taronga Zoo.
 
2007-02-08 6:08:26 AM  
1 vote:
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space shuttle from aprox 10 miles away
/first time pic post
//hope this works
 
2007-02-08 8:56:42 AM  
1 vote:

[image from farm1.static.flickr.com too old to be available]

Denali

/First ever Farktography entry
//better late than never
 
2007-02-08 8:10:34 PM  
1 vote:
Lake Mead
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2007-02-08 8:11:25 PM  
1 vote:
Hoover Dam
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2007-02-09 9:56:12 AM  
1 vote:
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More at:

CTChutes.com
NewtownFromTheAir.com (Newtown, CT)
 
2007-02-12 7:12:54 PM  
1 vote:
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The Sprit of St. Louis, Glamorous Glennis and SpaceShip One. Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
 
2007-02-12 7:14:53 PM  
1 vote:
 
2007-02-12 7:18:13 PM  
1 vote:
 
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