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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 228: "Look Out Below." Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line
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2009-09-16 8:00:55 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Look Out Below!"

: Pictures taken from an elevated location, looking down on the subject.

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.

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2009-09-16 8:01:11 PM  
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Looking down in the hood

2009-09-16 8:01:29 PM  
Underbelly Full Size
2009-09-16 8:01:57 PM  
2009-09-16 8:02:03 PM  
"Black Chucks and Baggy Jeans" Full Size
2009-09-16 8:02:18 PM  
What lurks in the Darkness Full Size

(pops larger)

2009-09-16 8:02:18 PM  

Sacramento: Old Town, Tower Bridge, and the river
From a four seater aircraft Full Size

2009-09-16 8:02:32 PM  
Porsches in the Garden Full Size
2009-09-16 8:02:36 PM  
gwennick.comView Full Size

That's someone's kid down there!

2009-09-16 8:02:40 PM  
2009-09-16 8:02:42 PM Full Size

1/2 Tasja

Click here for bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

2009-09-16 8:02:56 PM Full Size
Sense, This Makes None
Click For Big Flickr

2009-09-16 8:03:07 PM Full Size

Hanelei Valley
Kaua'i HI

2009-09-16 8:03:14 PM  
"Look Out!" Full Size

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"Hey kid, come out back for a minute...."
2009-09-16 8:03:18 PM  
2009-09-16 8:03:45 PM  
Three day old lamb, CA State Fair
(elevation about 3 feet, but it's down!) Full Size

2009-09-16 8:03:51 PM  
"London" Full Size

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Taken from the top of St Paul's Cathedral dome, London, England.
2009-09-16 8:03:51 PM  
gwennick.comView Full Size

Red Shoe diary

2009-09-16 8:03:52 PM  

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Bigr at Flickr

2009-09-16 8:03:55 PM Full Size

2/2 Creeper

Click here for bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

2009-09-16 8:03:59 PM Full Size
GI Joe Suicides
Click for Big Flickr

2009-09-16 8:04:21 PM  
Transformers, Folsom Power House... watch your footing... Full Size

2009-09-16 8:04:58 PM Full Size
I Got Nothing
Click for Big Flickr

2009-09-16 8:05:15 PM Full Size

Steam Lines
West Fitchburg Steamline Trail, Fitchburg MA

2009-09-16 8:05:43 PM Full Size

2009-09-16 8:05:45 PM Full Size

biggie version Link (new window)
2009-09-16 8:05:54 PM  

buckscorner.comView Full Size

Waikiki Nights....
Bigr at Flickr

2009-09-16 8:05:56 PM  
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A Gift to My Husband
A sundial in my garden says, "Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be."

2009-09-16 8:06:25 PM  
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Pops a bigger image

2009-09-16 8:06:38 PM Full Size

2009-09-16 8:06:44 PM  
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From a chairlift.

2009-09-16 8:06:53 PM Full Size

biggie version Link (new window)
2009-09-16 8:06:56 PM  
Staircase at Bishop's Castle

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Click for embiggening

2009-09-16 8:07:30 PM Full Size

2009-09-16 8:07:42 PM  
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Pops a bigger image

2009-09-16 8:07:45 PM Full Size

biggie version Link (new window)
2009-09-16 8:07:59 PM  

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Hawaii Kai
As viewed from the summit of Koko Head Crater

Bigr at Flickr

2009-09-16 8:08:06 PM Full Size

Abandoned Stairs
Clinton MA

2009-09-16 8:08:52 PM  
Bishop's Castle, from the top of Bishop's Castle

[image from too old to be available]

Click for embiggening

2009-09-16 8:09:46 PM  
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Ceiling cat's view of the backyard pond.

2009-09-16 8:10:03 PM  
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Frog on a RockOne of the many frogs my granddaughter caught this summer!

2009-09-16 8:10:29 PM  
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Pops a bigger image

2009-09-16 8:10:59 PM  
Summit Lake, from the peak of Mount Evans

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2000' is high enough above the subject, right?

Click for embiggening

2009-09-16 8:13:56 PM  
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The Grotto @ Georgian Court University

2009-09-16 8:14:40 PM  
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2009-09-16 8:16:15 PM  
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Attic View from the Creepy Red House

2009-09-16 8:21:17 PM  
i29.tinypic.comView Full Size

Coming soon to a theatre near you:
Eraserhead two: meeting of the minds

2009-09-16 8:22:11 PM  
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2009-09-16 8:23:24 PM  
mikepirone.comView Full Size

Looking down from the Blarney Stone
2009-09-16 8:23:50 PM  
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2009-09-16 8:25:32 PM  
mikepirone.comView Full Size

Silvaplana, Swizerland, from about 5900 feet
2009-09-16 8:26:57 PM Full Size

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Embiggen (new window)
2009-09-16 8:27:00 PM  
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2009-09-16 8:27:32 PM  
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Looking down into the Koi pond @ Jenkinson's Aquarium

2009-09-16 8:36:10 PM  
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(click for bigger)

Has it only been two years?

2009-09-16 8:37:45 PM  
guesthouse.caView Full Size

Down on the tracks. Bigger.
2009-09-16 8:39:11 PM  
sacredartichoke.comView Full Size

looking down through some alders at some small glacial rapids
click for larger (really a lot better)
2009-09-16 8:39:14 PM  
guesthouse.caView Full Size

View from top of food chain. Bigger.
2009-09-16 8:40:51 PM Full Size

Gotta see it Bigger (new window)
2009-09-16 8:43:20 PM  
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Cannons over Chattanooga
Lookout Mountain Battlefield, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
September 10, 2007
2009-09-16 8:45:26 PM Full Size

Gotta see 'em bigger. (new window)
2009-09-16 8:45:38 PM  
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the very first bit of ice forming on a lake. I'd been there for about four hours in the night before the temperature dropped right before dawn and I could hear the ice forming. Shot at 400mm. This the same scene at about 65mm.

click for larger and much more detail.
2009-09-16 8:45:41 PM Full Size

2009-09-16 8:47:07 PM  
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Pittsburgh at Sunset
From the Duquesne Incline
September 5, 2007
2009-09-16 8:47:34 PM  
guesthouse.caView Full Size

Down on the little man in the boat? Bigger.
2009-09-16 8:48:25 PM  
sacredartichoke.comView Full Size

not going to say what this one is. I want to see if anyone can figure it out.
click for larger.
2009-09-16 8:50:18 PM Full Size

San Diego bay from waaaayyyy up.

2009-09-16 8:51:04 PM  
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Tide Pools in the Pacific
Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California
September 7, 2009
2009-09-16 8:53:40 PM  

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

/near Red Cliff, Colorado
2009-09-16 8:54:51 PM  

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Subway Entrance

/Near Nagoya Dome, Nagoya, Japan
2009-09-16 8:55:51 PM  

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Pikes Peak in IR

/Taken before a car race up that road
2009-09-16 9:04:28 PM Full Size

Bigger (new window)
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homepage.mac.comView Full Size

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homepage.mac.comView Full Size

2009-09-16 9:10:28 PM  
Always look below bridges for for fire sales Full Size
2009-09-16 9:10:33 PM  
A Long Way Down
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Click the image for a larger version in a new window.

Abandoned observation tower on a cliff in Marin County.
2009-09-16 9:13:28 PM  
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500 foot drop-off, just a few inches from my right foot (bottom of pic).

2009-09-16 9:15:11 PM Full Size

Lake Billy Chinook, Cove Palisades State Park, OR

2009-09-16 9:16:46 PM  
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Niagra Falls - The American Side
(Click for larger)

2009-09-16 9:16:49 PM Full Size

Crooked River Gorge, central OR

2009-09-16 9:23:18 PM Full Size

Looking down from the top of the Empire State Building
2009-09-16 9:23:32 PM  
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The Cornfield - Antietam National Battlefield
(Click for larger should actually work this time)

2009-09-16 9:26:06 PM  
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Western Washington (Puyallup) Fair

(Click for larger)

2009-09-16 9:27:07 PM Full Size

From the 40th floor Doubletree Hotel Times Square.

W47th & Broadway
2009-09-16 9:28:43 PM Full Size

Manny Ramirez swings and misses.

EMC Pavilion
Fenway Park
Boston Ma.
2009-09-16 9:35:46 PM Full Size

Open house at Brampton Airport.
Bigger at Flickr (new window)
2009-09-16 9:43:33 PM Full Size

Rogers Centre and surrounding area (including old railroad roundhouse) from CN Tower in Toronto

Larger (new window)
2009-09-16 9:46:36 PM  
That First Step is a Doozy
cnamejj.smugmug.comView Full Size

Click the image for a bigger version of the image in a new window.

Taken on the second floor landing of the abandoned tower in the previous photo.
2009-09-16 9:55:27 PM  
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2009-09-16 9:55:50 PM  
Simple dandelions (definitely looking down).
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2009-09-16 9:58:58 PM  
The embers as the fire burns down, would be a warm landing!
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2009-09-16 10:07:32 PM  
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iPhone snap
2009-09-16 10:21:04 PM Full Size

Wildflowers next to a burned down bar.

bigger (new window)
2009-09-16 10:28:21 PM Full Size

Frog on Cattus Island, New Jersey
2009-09-16 10:43:59 PM Full Size

This one's been begging for a caption.
2009-09-16 10:54:39 PM  
KEGGER! Full Size
(new window)
2009-09-16 10:58:19 PM  
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Arches National Park Ranger Victoria Allen leads a tour through a labyrinthine sandstone formation called the Fiery Furnace.

(I'm currently vacationing in Moab, Utah, and don't have access to the vast Ranger Joe Archive-O-Images, so I gotta go with what I've shot so far on the trip...I shot this yesterday on our hike through this formation.)
2009-09-16 10:59:24 PM  
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Pops to bigger version.
2009-09-16 11:03:55 PM  
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Looking down into a formation in Canyonlands National Park called Monument Basin...the thin finger of sandstone in the distance is over 300 feet high. This was shot this morning.

2009-09-16 11:19:39 PM  
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A view of a mountain biker heading down a former uranium mining road in Canyonlands National Park called the Shafer Trail.
We drove this steep set of switchbacks on our way to Monument Basin yesterday.

2009-09-16 11:40:27 PM  
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Parasailing in Key West circa 1988, taken with a Kodak Funsaver

2009-09-16 11:46:52 PM  
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2009-09-17 12:08:10 AM  
1/3 Full Size

only about 100 feet of elevation.

2009-09-17 12:08:45 AM  
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1/2 Yosemite Bigger
2009-09-17 12:09:30 AM  
Lion's mane jellyfish Full Size
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Link (new window)
Flickr (new window)
2009-09-17 12:11:05 AM  
2/3 Full Size

This is about 200 feet up looking down on the salmon fishing people on th Klamath River in northern Ca.
I forgot on my first one you can click to find the biggest size

2009-09-17 12:12:07 AM Full Size
2009-09-17 12:12:17 AM  
Paragliding over Arctic Norway Full Size
2009-09-17 12:13:23 AM  
3/3 Full Size

Not nearly as high as my other entries.
clik for the huge size.

2009-09-17 12:15:02 AM  
Aerial view of Sommarøy, Norway. Late evening in the Arctic Full Size

Large (new window)
2009-09-17 12:15:11 AM  
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Pops to a bigger image

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Pops a bigger image

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Over Jean, NV
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Over Jean, NV (1/6th of a second later)
2009-09-17 12:23:31 AM  
Looking down from a hotel in New York. Full Size
2009-09-17 12:24:41 AM Full Size

I say "look out below" whenever I drop watermelons on my feet. Not that that happens often, though.

2009-09-17 12:25:39 AM Full Size

Lastly, 3/3. Click for bigger Flickr.
A chain on a train. B&O Railroad museum. Just struck my fancy.
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2009-09-17 12:32:13 AM  
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Le Grande Lawn Darte
2009-09-17 12:38:51 AM  
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View at sunset from Panorama (Twin Peaks) in San Francisco.
2009-09-17 12:54:45 AM Full Size

From the Cheap Seats
2009-09-17 12:56:00 AM Full Size

Freighter Anchor
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2009-09-17 1:14:37 AM  
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At Night, looking down at Seven Falls, CO
2009-09-17 1:16:23 AM Full Size

Looking down on my dream home somewhere over Oahu.
2009-09-17 1:20:25 AM Full Size

Georgetown Loop Railroad tracks and Clear Creek; Georgetown, CO
2009-09-17 1:22:36 AM Full Size

Taken from Mackinac Bridge
2009-09-17 1:25:23 AM Full Size

Street Cleaner, Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Taken from pedestrian bridge.
2009-09-17 1:26:33 AM Full Size

Drum Tower, Xian, China (Now with voting, mods pls delete earlier one)
2009-09-17 1:26:53 AM Full Size

Looking down on a passing plane above Hoosier Pass south of Breckenridge, CO.
2009-09-17 1:42:39 AM  
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Point Reyes Light House

2009-09-17 1:49:28 AM  
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Hachinohe Beach, Japan

2009-09-17 1:52:33 AM  
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Sears Point Raceway (aka Infineon Raceway)

2009-09-17 1:56:51 AM  
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Hachinohe Beach, Japan

2009-09-17 2:02:55 AM  
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Sandwich at Katz Deli, NYC
2009-09-17 2:29:15 AM  
Perfect timing...been sick for the past two it comes, stomach! Full Size
2009-09-17 2:45:21 AM  
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Cedar Breaks UT
2009-09-17 2:50:19 AM  
2009-09-17 2:56:36 AM  
Thousands of big and little icebergs floating in the ocean off of the eastern coast of Greenland, from 30,000 feet:

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Expo & Pacific, Vancouver
2009-09-17 3:13:25 AM  
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View from Seoul Tower
2009-09-17 3:16:05 AM  
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My grand daughter Grace. Overlooking Dubuque, Iowa
2009-09-17 3:35:56 AM  
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2009-09-17 4:09:47 AM Full Size

"I might like it better if I saw it on Flickr but there's something in your eyes that says that maybe it's bigger. Never! Say! Biggerrrrr!" (new window)

2009-09-17 4:46:49 AM Full Size

Click image to slightly embiggen

Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai, China. Atrium runs from the 56th floor to the 87th [SOOC, so my WB is off, of course.]
2009-09-17 4:50:25 AM Full Size

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Xi'an China - Terra Cotta Warriors - Pit 3 - The "Command Center"
2009-09-17 4:55:55 AM Full Size

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Xi'an China - Watch your step... tons of missing blocks.
Looking down to our access point - a bunch of loose blocks stacked on the left side, just past the shadowed steps section.
Squint to see the wedding photos being taken just beyond that point, if you click on the slightly bigger version.
2009-09-17 5:02:06 AM  
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2009-09-17 5:27:17 AM  
Kids in the Michigan State Capitol Full Size

Looking up a the dome Full Size
2009-09-17 6:14:09 AM  
Key West scooters. Full Size
2009-09-17 6:36:24 AM  
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Krakow Poland
2009-09-17 6:37:16 AM Full Size

/sooooo late
//Biggr on Flickr
2009-09-17 6:39:43 AM Full Size
2009-09-17 8:24:01 AM  
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Looking down on sunset over Slocan Lake, BC.
2009-09-17 8:39:02 AM  
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Some say his legs are made of titanium and carbon-fiber and that premiumn gasoline courses through his veins. All we know is, we call him Stevo.
Stevo approaching summit of Old Glory, Monashee Mountains, BC.
2009-09-17 8:47:16 AM Full Size

My Daughter on the Tracks
For Biggity

2009-09-17 8:55:13 AM Full Size

Click for Flickr
2009-09-17 9:53:40 AM Full Size

Taken from a parking garage in Old Town Scottsdale.
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2009-09-17 11:15:33 AM  
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Waiting her turn (new window)

2009-09-17 11:18:54 AM  
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Better late than never...
My feet as a 16 year old.
2009-09-17 11:52:24 AM  
Grand Canyon

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2009-09-17 11:58:59 AM  
Squam Lake from East Rattlesnake

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2009-09-17 12:06:30 PM  
Riding the gondola down in Kitzbuhel Austria

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2009-09-17 2:33:51 PM  
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In my backyard, looking down from my top deck.
2009-09-17 5:35:46 PM  
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Looking down the "Muffin" Selkirk mountains BC.

I will try this again, if that is ok with the mods.
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