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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 218: "Shiny, Shiny Metal". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   (farktography.net) divider line
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2009-07-08 8:00:26 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Shiny, Shiny Metal"
Description
: Show us images of reflective metal surfaces/objects. Difficulty: no patina, dirt, rust/oxidation or other coatings that obscure the reflective qualities of the metal.

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.


Ideally, your photograph should be presented as taken, with as little alteration as possible either digitally in-camera or in your image editor during post-processing. No selectively applied digital effects! No removal or addition of image elements, no spot treatments, and no HDR images, please.

With few exceptions (red-eye removal, sensor or scan dust removal), modifications to the original photograph must be made evenly across the image.
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.

To have your photo website listed on the Farktography home page, please send your Fark username and url to admin(at)farktography.net 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)

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2009-07-08 8:00:44 PM  
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Sword of Edward III
(Replica)

 
2009-07-08 8:00:44 PM  



Shiny, shiny metal.... *evil chuckle*
 
2009-07-08 8:00:55 PM  

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Yen Soup


/Floating on water
//About the only thing ¥1 coins are good for
///Worth about 1 cent
 
2009-07-08 8:00:58 PM  
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I freakin love this purse
 
2009-07-08 8:01:11 PM  
 
2009-07-08 8:01:17 PM  
Finger Cymbals
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2009-07-08 8:01:26 PM  
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1/1 My hubby collects chess sets and this metal set is one of my favorites.

 
2009-07-08 8:01:27 PM  
Sunset on Rail

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Sunset reflecting off the railroad tracks near Sacramento, CA
 
2009-07-08 8:01:31 PM  
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Swirly. Bigger.
 
2009-07-08 8:01:36 PM  

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B-17

 
2009-07-08 8:01:37 PM  
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1/3 British Cavalry full dress uniforms. Very shiny.

Click here (pops) to view bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

 
2009-07-08 8:01:38 PM  
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Armor
Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester MA

 
2009-07-08 8:01:42 PM  
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tomato anyone?
 
2009-07-08 8:01:45 PM  
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Biggie at Flickr (new window)

The Bean, AKA Cloud Gate,in Chicago
 
2009-07-08 8:01:46 PM  
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Shiny Tables
reflecting the sky at the Indiana State Museum.

 
2009-07-08 8:01:51 PM  
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1/3
 
2009-07-08 8:01:53 PM  
Shower Curtain Rings
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2009-07-08 8:02:11 PM  
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Fountain. Bigger.
 
2009-07-08 8:02:18 PM  
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Polaroid Pathfinder

 
2009-07-08 8:02:20 PM  

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2009-07-08 8:02:28 PM  
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Shiny new Library Annex
behind the Indianapolis Central Library.

 
2009-07-08 8:02:40 PM  
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Biggie at Flickr (new window)

The Bean, AKA Cloud Gate,in Chicago
 
2009-07-08 8:02:45 PM  
Incense burner and anointed candles.

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(bigger^)

 
2009-07-08 8:02:46 PM  
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There is no spoon. Bigger.
 
2009-07-08 8:02:46 PM  
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kitchen reflected in a big pot
 
2009-07-08 8:02:50 PM  
 
2009-07-08 8:03:15 PM  
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Shiny Leads the Way
on a Fifties Chevrolet.

 
2009-07-08 8:03:22 PM  
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2/3 "Molten Sulfur" truck reflecting 580 (best viewed large, see below)

Click here (pops) to view bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

 
2009-07-08 8:03:28 PM  
*sings to the tune of Dead Puppies*
Blood clots, blood clots, blood clots aren't much fun!

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(bigger^)
 
2009-07-08 8:03:32 PM  
 
2009-07-08 8:03:47 PM  
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Metal Picture Frame

 
2009-07-08 8:04:49 PM  
 
2009-07-08 8:05:40 PM  
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Metal Doughnutgearthingy

Providence RI
 
2009-07-08 8:05:41 PM  
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3/3 The power of chrome

Click here (pops) to view bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

 
2009-07-08 8:05:47 PM  
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2/3
 
2009-07-08 8:06:01 PM  
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2009-07-08 8:06:04 PM  
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Capitol building, covered in gold leaf.
 
2009-07-08 8:08:12 PM  
 
2009-07-08 8:09:15 PM  
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Johnson Silver Minnow

 
2009-07-08 8:09:34 PM  
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3/3
 
2009-07-08 8:09:51 PM  
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Blown!
 
2009-07-08 8:12:20 PM  
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Old chrome still shines.
 
2009-07-08 8:13:32 PM  
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Biggie at Flickr (new window)

The point of Isabella's Sword (replica)
 
2009-07-08 8:15:06 PM  
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B-29 "Enola Gay", National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center.
 
2009-07-08 8:15:51 PM  
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2009-07-08 8:16:31 PM  
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Blister machine guns on a B-25, Cleveland National Air Show
 
2009-07-08 8:17:09 PM  
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2009-07-08 8:17:56 PM  
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My Jeep reflected in the back of a truck, somewhere along I-271 in Medina County, Ohio.
 
2009-07-08 8:19:02 PM  
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This is the front side of my wife's rear-view mirror.
That reflection is Mopsy's house.
(That other reflection is, well, Fark)

 
2009-07-08 8:21:42 PM  
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Not sure on this one as far as if it fits the letter of the law on the theme.. It wasn't painted, but rather, anodized and polished.

 
2009-07-08 8:33:18 PM  
I picked shots from a recent day at the fire dept. this week...

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Bigger (new window)

1 of 3
 
2009-07-08 8:34:42 PM  
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Bigger (new window)

2 of 3
 
2009-07-08 8:36:04 PM  
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Bigger (new window)

3 of 3
 
2009-07-08 9:42:06 PM  
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P-51 Mustang at the EAA AirVenture fly in.
 
2009-07-08 9:46:09 PM  

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Here, kitty kitty....

Bigr at Flickr

 
2009-07-08 9:49:33 PM  

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Bigr at Flickr

 
2009-07-08 9:58:54 PM  
 
2009-07-08 10:06:09 PM  
One more:
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Bigger
 
2009-07-08 10:48:36 PM  

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Beware of your surroundings

 
2009-07-08 10:50:30 PM  
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2009-07-09 12:02:43 AM  
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.
 
2009-07-09 12:04:58 AM  
Metal Fortune Cookies
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.
 
2009-07-09 12:07:39 AM  
Fortune Cookies Up Close
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.
 
2009-07-09 12:08:23 AM  
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2009-07-09 12:09:09 AM  
1/3
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Very shiny Harley
Click for here (new window) hugeness.
 
2009-07-09 12:09:11 AM  
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2009-07-09 12:09:52 AM  
2/3
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I really wish this was my bike.
Click for really large. (new window)
 
2009-07-09 12:10:15 AM  
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Me reflected in an enormous metal sphere. Tokyo, Japan.

And by the way, Swampa2, is that Kachidoki? I think that's the same sphere in my picture. Neat!
 
2009-07-09 12:10:48 AM  
3/3
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My favorite piece of jewelery.
Click for supersized. (new window)
 
2009-07-09 12:16:04 AM  
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Found at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California.
 
2009-07-09 12:18:21 AM  
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Basel, Switzerland
 
2009-07-09 12:18:33 AM  
 
2009-07-09 12:19:11 AM  
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Basel, Switzerland
 
2009-07-09 12:21:57 AM  
I was kind of hoping to be the only one with a musical instrument, but mine's not so big. Actually,it's not my instrument, it's Hubby's, but I did have one and we both know how to play. 1/3

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Clickie for biggie (new window).
 
2009-07-09 12:23:20 AM  
Same instrument again. Picture 2/3.

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Clickie for biggie (new window).
 
2009-07-09 12:24:58 AM  
Something different, though I'm not the only one to do rings. (I'm feeling somewhat unoriginal). These are our wedding bands.

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Clickie for biggie (new window).
 
2009-07-09 12:33:26 AM  
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Reflection on iridium lens sunglasses.
 
2009-07-09 12:34:42 AM  
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Lobby of the Empire State Building
 
2009-07-09 12:48:24 AM  
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Crushed by good ol' atmospheric pressure
 
2009-07-09 1:00:11 AM  
Almost forgot I'd taken this way back when this was first proposed...


Pipes
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Taken at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacramento, CA
 
2009-07-09 1:01:15 AM  
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Cessna 140
 
2009-07-09 1:03:18 AM  
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Christen Eagle reflected in the spinner of an RV-6
 
2009-07-09 1:33:27 AM  
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this one temple in Jerusalem. image links to full.
 
2009-07-09 1:35:47 AM  
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tube microphone
 
2009-07-09 1:36:29 AM  
1 of 3 - my motorcycle gas tank, prepped and ready for primer:

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2009-07-09 1:38:00 AM  
2 of 3 - droooooooool:

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2009-07-09 1:40:11 AM  
3 of 3 - my motorcycle, all clean, new paint, and lots of shiny chrome:

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(these three entries brought to you by Lewiston (Idaho)'s Hot August Nights Show n' Shine)
 
2009-07-09 1:41:02 AM  
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Pretty Purple Stearman

/Clickr for bigr
 
2009-07-09 1:42:50 AM  
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Click to Flick (Now with Voting)

Mods please delete other pic, thanks.
 
2009-07-09 1:54:17 AM  
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biggr on flickr
 
2009-07-09 1:55:39 AM  
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biggr on flickr
 
2009-07-09 1:56:28 AM  
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biggr no flickr
 
2009-07-09 2:03:33 AM  
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Self portrait in the biggest ball valve I've ever seen
 
2009-07-09 2:05:56 AM  
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I wasted a uv filter getting this one
 
2009-07-09 2:10:43 AM  
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2009-07-09 2:35:14 AM  
 
2009-07-09 2:36:45 AM  
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It's all I got
 
2009-07-09 2:46:04 AM  
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(2/2)
Any ideas on how I could get rid of the dreaded reflection? SFW, though!
Click to embiggen
 
2009-07-09 2:53:07 AM  
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The shiney (and not so shiney parts) of the gun ports on a F-86A flown by Chuck Yeager, among others.

1/3 pops to bigger version
 
2009-07-09 3:02:40 AM  
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Our shiney bathroom fawcett just after I finished cleaning it. It was my turn to clean the bathroom yesterday.

3/3 pops to bigger version
 
2009-07-09 8:33:22 AM  
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Nice 'n shiney 1960 Jaguar, with lots 'n lots of shiney hubcaps! Technology Museum, Istanbul Tureky!
 
2009-07-09 10:43:42 AM  
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Stairs on top of town gate, Landsburg, Germany
 
2009-07-09 10:57:49 AM  
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2009-07-09 11:11:24 AM  
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2009-07-09 12:45:46 PM  
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2009-07-09 2:30:05 PM  
Taken on a road-trip to Prince Edward Island. I stopped my car because this "shiny" caught my eye.

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(click for flickr page)

Location: Joggins, Nova Scotia (45°41'29"N, 64°26'34"W)
 
2009-07-09 6:52:13 PM  
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St. Louis
 
2009-07-09 6:56:17 PM  
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Washington, DC
 
2009-07-09 7:29:56 PM  
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2009-07-09 9:50:08 PM  
 
2009-07-10 11:36:25 AM  

kb7rky: Anything with airplanes in it (especially older planes) has my vote(s)


Well, in THAT case:

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2006 Blue Angels Show in Atlanta
 
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