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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 237: "Filtered For Your Protection" Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   (farktography.net) divider line
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2009-11-18 8:09:14 PM  
44 votes:
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Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park


Triple exposure on 35mm Ektachrome with a Nikon F3. Each exposure is through a different color filter, either red, green or blue. Where objects appear in all three exposures, they look normal, but objects moving through each exposure, like people, clouds or droplets of water, take on a color hue.

full image
 
2009-11-18 8:03:33 PM  
36 votes:

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Dark Enchantment
Candle smoke filtered with a Cokin deep red filter

Bigr at flickr

 
2009-11-18 8:02:48 PM  
34 votes:
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All filters are homemade. This one was one with red shrink wrap


 
2009-11-18 8:21:49 PM  
33 votes:
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shot with the camera behind a mosquito headcover because it was raining approx. 4,000 gallons a minute while I was taking the shot. Also a neutral-density filter to slow down the water.

took this on my lunch break a few months ago. this is what I have just minutes from my office in downtown.
 
2009-11-18 8:01:07 PM  
33 votes:

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Beer Goggles
Your typical, overweight, unattractive bar-slut, filtered through several 23 oz pilsners

Bigr at flickr

 
2009-11-18 8:35:55 PM  
32 votes:
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(click for larger)

Domo-Kun looks like a reptile through small ripples.

 
2009-11-18 8:02:20 PM  
32 votes:
"Pear Blossoms Through the Viewfinder"
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Shot with my Canon 30D and Tamron 28-75 lens through the bubble glass viewfinder of a 50+ year old Kodak Brownie Reflex Synchro.
 
2009-11-18 8:01:14 PM  
30 votes:
[image from temp.wilsonsinmt.com too old to be available]

Shot with a tripod mounted D80. Since the camera was pointed into the sunset, and lightning shots typically require a long exposure to have much luck, I needed to increase my exposure time.

Filters used: CPL stacked on top of a 3 stop ND filter, providing about 5 stops of light loss. This took my exposure time from 1/80" to 2/5".

This picture is the sun setting over the Gallatin Mountains, just south of Livingston, MT. This strike was less than a mile from where I was standing, after getting this shot I decided to pack it up and head home.
 
2009-11-18 8:30:01 PM  
27 votes:
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this is a shot at midnight, under a full moon. I had a polarizing filter on to see what it would do, and there may have been others as well. Neutral Density, various color filters, I was on a roll that night. Not a star filter, that's just caused by stopping down. I was just off of knee surgery and had no business standing on the surface of a frozen lake by myself all hopped up on pain pills, but there I was.

click for larger.
 
2009-11-18 8:01:05 PM  
27 votes:
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Wachusett Reservoir
D70 with Lee IR Filter

 
2009-11-18 8:16:24 PM  
26 votes:
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Spinning Wheel
Homemade grad ND filter

 
2009-11-18 8:03:43 PM  
26 votes:
Fish-eye View

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Shot through a vase filled with water to explain why your goldfish is so nervous-looking all the time.
 
2009-11-18 8:01:24 PM  
25 votes:
"Cock-eyed"
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aka "Condom Cam"--shot with a condom over the lens and the camera on a tripod at the appropriate standing height.
 
2009-11-19 12:02:48 AM  
24 votes:
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Used a circular polarizer filter on an already amazing scene. Absolutely no post-processing necessary.
 
2009-11-18 9:01:18 PM  
24 votes:

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ND-10


/The filter lets in 1/1000 of the light, so I get nice soft water.
 
2009-11-18 8:02:08 PM  
24 votes:
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Fogged up lens after coming inside on a cold day.

 
2009-11-19 12:03:12 AM  
23 votes:
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Fisheye effect created by placing a peephole (like the type found in your door) in front of a cheap point and shoot camera. Not sure if the black frame is allowed or not. If not, do your duty, mods!
Looks better bigger!
 
2009-11-18 8:24:27 PM  
23 votes:
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warming filter on an already spectacular sunrise. click to see it larger, it really makes a difference.

Not a stitched panoramic. Crop from a 12mm lens.
 
2009-11-18 8:03:12 PM  
23 votes:
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Bubbles
90mm macro with 50mm F1.8 reverse mounted on front

 
2009-11-18 8:32:48 PM  
22 votes:
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'Not Feeling Quite Right'

This week, all of mine were shot bottom-to-top through a 5 gallon aquarium. I took the middle leaf out of the dining room table and set the aquarium across the gap. Moderate thumps on the side produced higher frequency, shallower ripples. Shaking the whole thing gave larger waves and greater distortion. At one point I was happily thumping one side of the tank for 10-15 shots. I looked down and there was about thiiis much (holds fingers really close) space before the whole thing fell through, taking my camera with it.

I'll try to post a pic of the set-up over on farktography.net.

 
2009-11-18 8:03:13 PM  
22 votes:
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/acid dropping rabbit with some weird filter that did not do what I thought it would
 
2009-11-18 8:02:03 PM  
21 votes:

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Sunset at Mauna Kea
Filtered with a Cokin P201 graduated density filter, angled slightly to follow the immediate horizon.

Bigr at flickr

 
2009-11-18 8:15:07 PM  
19 votes:
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Alum Creek Dam, Columbus, Ohio


Shot on 120 Ektachrome E100VS with a twin-lens Mamiya C220. Triple exposure of spring runoff water being released from the dam.

larger image
 
2009-11-18 8:01:14 PM  
18 votes:
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/film with amber filter
 
2009-11-18 8:01:11 PM  
18 votes:
"Pink Flowers Through the Viewfinder"
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Shot with my Canon 30D and Tamron 28-75 lens through the ground glass viewfinder of a Beattie Imperial 90 4x5 twin lens reflex camera.
 
2009-11-18 8:00:52 PM  
18 votes:
Toast, as seen through Butter

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(^)

 
2009-11-18 8:06:21 PM  
17 votes:
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Upper Cataract Falls
ND8 filter to slow shutter speed.

 
2009-11-18 8:02:25 PM  
17 votes:
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Farm Pano
ND Grad filter to darken the sky.

 
2009-11-19 8:39:28 AM  
16 votes:
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Shot using ski goggles as a filter.
 
2009-11-19 1:06:01 AM  
14 votes:
Infrared: Greenfield Village Dearborn, Michigan

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2009-11-19 1:10:00 AM  
13 votes:
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2009-11-18 11:53:00 PM  
13 votes:
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Triple exposure through red, blue and green filters, shot on 120 Kodak E100VS transparency film.

(I'm posting this again since it appears my initial attempt was a massive fail...Elsinore, feel free to smite me if that first attempt magically reappears)
 
2009-11-18 8:05:00 PM  
13 votes:
Playboy Barbie

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Package contents: Doll, bed and petroleum jelly for the camera lens.
Clothing and mood lighting sold separately.
 
2009-11-18 8:04:28 PM  
12 votes:
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Shower Glass Filter
Standing inside the shower, looking through the frosted door at the lights, mirrors and vanity.

 
2009-11-19 12:06:22 AM  
11 votes:
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Shot through my front screen. You can see the pattern of the screen around the lightning bolt.
 
2009-11-19 12:02:18 AM  
11 votes:
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Marina (pops to flickr)
 
2009-11-19 8:41:22 AM  
10 votes:
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Skier in terrain park, B&W film with dark red filter.
 
2009-11-19 8:37:55 AM  
10 votes:
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Shot through my sunglasses.
 
2009-11-18 8:04:44 PM  
10 votes:
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Wavy Rose
Filter made with saran wrap and glue

 
2009-11-19 3:36:25 AM  
9 votes:
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Click the image for a bigger image in a new window.

I'm finding it hard to describe this one, but here goes... This shot was taken in the new Science Center in Golden Gate Park. It's looking down to a lower floor THROUGH a very large fish tank with a clear bottom. In other words if the people in the photo looked up they would see water, fish, plants, and me. :)
 
2009-11-19 1:40:32 AM  
9 votes:
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Slightly bigger at Flickr


The sun as seen through about 14 stops (1/16,000) of neutral-density filters.
 
2009-11-19 12:03:02 AM  
9 votes:
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Sculpture Garden (pops to flickr)
 
2009-11-18 8:17:55 PM  
9 votes:
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Candle holder...
 
2009-11-18 8:11:40 PM  
9 votes:
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+4 close up filter.
 
2009-11-18 8:07:57 PM  
9 votes:
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/film with macro filter
//negative is damaged: stupid processor
 
2009-11-18 8:02:44 PM  
9 votes:

Pills as seen through the bottom of a pill bottle


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(^)

 
2009-11-19 5:07:29 PM  
8 votes:
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Two filters, 1 graduated Neutral Density Filter and 1 Circular Polarizer
 
2009-11-19 1:08:24 AM  
8 votes:
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2009-11-18 11:28:09 PM  
8 votes:
Candy Apple Potpourri macro through an aluminum screen filter.

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Must see it bigger (new window).

I had so much fun with these pieces of screen, I'm gonna keep them in my camera bag.
 
2009-11-18 9:00:20 PM  
8 votes:

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Rainy Day

 
2009-11-18 8:08:02 PM  
8 votes:
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Water Filter
That's my granddaughter swimming like a fish!

 
2009-11-19 3:55:26 AM  
7 votes:
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.

This is another photo taken in the SF Science Center. The uneven surface of the water is distorting the shapes of the fish.
 
2009-11-18 8:59:04 PM  
7 votes:

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Pantyhose Filter


/Seemed like an obvious use of the spare leg
//Really ends in more fail
 
2009-11-18 8:15:29 PM  
7 votes:
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Screen as filter on a crappy November 1st.
 
2009-11-18 8:11:53 PM  
7 votes:
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Drinking Glass Filter
Looking through the bottom of a drinking glass covering pennies.

 
2009-11-19 12:04:38 AM  
6 votes:
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A red mesh bag placed over the lens of my camera. The character means "hope", and is also the first character in my son's name. Japanese is weird like that.
 
2009-11-18 8:03:49 PM  
6 votes:
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I caught the red eye
Again with the red shrink wrap


 
2009-11-18 8:01:52 PM  
6 votes:
Sparkly stuff as seen through sparkly cloth

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(^)
 
2009-11-18 8:01:16 PM  
6 votes:
One of two, prescription sunglasses.

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2009-11-18 11:32:36 PM  
5 votes:
Broken pipe spewing water, shot using a piece of fiberglass screen as a filter.

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Look at it large please.
(new window)

I had so much fun with these pieces of screen, I'm gonna keep them in my camera bag.
 
2009-11-19 1:00:55 AM  
4 votes:
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news camera fiter
 
2009-11-19 12:58:21 AM  
4 votes:
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screened in porch
 
2009-11-18 11:43:00 PM  
4 votes:
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bigger (new window)

Infrared filter & film.
 
2009-11-18 8:34:33 PM  
4 votes:
Pinellas County Afternoon Summer Storm

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Details:
Canon XTi
ultraviolet polarizing filter
1/50 sec
f/5.6
ISO 100
July 9, 2009
2:38:07PM
 
2009-11-19 10:50:02 AM  
3 votes:
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Shot with a neutral density filter and circular polarizer with the shutter open for two minutes
Bigger (new window)
 
2009-11-19 4:06:16 AM  
3 votes:
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A filter of sorts... :-)
 
2009-11-19 12:57:43 AM  
3 votes:
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One of the islands in Boston Harbor (I forget which one) as seen through a pair of dirty binoculars
 
2009-11-19 12:03:52 AM  
3 votes:
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Bridge Through a Dirty Windshield (pops to flickr)
 
2009-11-18 11:41:01 PM  
3 votes:
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bigger (new window)

Infrared filter.
 
2009-11-18 8:01:54 PM  
3 votes:
Two of two, prescription sunglasses.

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2009-11-19 12:15:01 AM  
2 votes:
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Looking through a Propel Fitness water bottle, unopened (i.e. full of liquid). Looking at the side of a box of (Honey-dipped) Ritz crackers (looking at the ads for other flavors).
 
2009-11-19 12:12:14 AM  
2 votes:
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Shot through the opening a thick drinking glass, looking at a book case.
 
2009-11-18 11:36:20 PM  
2 votes:
Michelob Amber Bock in a Pilsner glass. Macro shot through a magnifying lens to give it the distorted edges.

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Bigger is better. (new window)
 
2009-11-18 8:24:05 PM  
2 votes:
[image from i6.photobucket.com too old to be available]

Bubble Faux
My cat, as seen through pink bubble wrap

 
2009-11-21 8:23:12 PM  
1 vote:
And the same light with a little color temp and saturation tweaking.

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2009-11-21 8:19:26 PM  
1 vote:
This is a light fixture taken through some "fireworks glasses", which are made with some kind of prismatic plastic I held in front of the lens.
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2009-11-21 8:13:16 PM  
1 vote:
Well I'm way late again, but you clever people have inspired me.
At first, I saw the theme, and I'm thinking "How elitist! Not everybody has a filter ...", and then my outrage quickly turned to embarrasment when I saw how creative some posters were.
I especially liked the water-as-filter, I never really thought of it like that. Turns out I had one already - Pattern on floor through water and fish filter:
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Bigger at Flickr (new window)
I may have some cool underwater shots too, but the disposable underwater cam is still sitting here with 3 pics left on the roll.
 
2009-11-19 2:20:23 AM  
1 vote:
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Click on the image for a bigger version in a new window.

Wall sconce photographed with a lens covered with layers of plastic wrap and honey. The white-ish distortions (bee flare?) are from bright overhead recessed lighting.
 
2009-11-19 12:51:48 AM  
1 vote:
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macro filter
 
2009-11-18 8:39:10 PM  
1 vote:
1/1 because I forgot about this theme.
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