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2010-06-30 8:00:37 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Rain, Rain, Go Away "

Description
: Photographs shot in/of the rain.


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.



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2010-06-30 8:01:01 PM  
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Peacock in the rain

 
2010-06-30 8:01:03 PM  
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Rainbow at sunset
 
2010-06-30 8:01:07 PM  
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South jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River at high tide during the day with the highest tides of the year. In the rain.


 
2010-06-30 8:01:08 PM  
1) Lake Lightning

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(Clickr for Flickr)
 
2010-06-30 8:01:17 PM  
Streetlight in the Rain #2

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2010-06-30 8:01:18 PM  

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Without rain, there would be no rainbows.

Must see Bigr
Thanks, Flickr!


 
2010-06-30 8:01:23 PM  
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Street light on a rainy night

 
2010-06-30 8:01:23 PM  

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Pouring down at the MCG
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2010-06-30 8:01:32 PM  
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My front yard during an afternoon shower. I like the mix of light, focus and blur.

 
2010-06-30 8:01:34 PM  
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2010-06-30 8:01:36 PM  
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Mt. Rainier after a storm

 
2010-06-30 8:01:44 PM  
Shelf Cloud at Leading Edge of Thunderstorm
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2010-06-30 8:01:49 PM  
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One fine rainy September Saturday morning last year went over to
Dave and John's for beer and mimosas. They got a head start.

Drunkards.
 
2010-06-30 8:01:51 PM  
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Taken at Kaanapali of either Molokai or Lanai
 
2010-06-30 8:01:54 PM  
2) Rainbow Near Hovatter Road

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2010-06-30 8:02:00 PM  
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Taken soon after earlier jetty shot but now with the good sense to hide under the observation deck. Seagulls don't know any better.


 
2010-06-30 8:02:02 PM  
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Rained on Rose

 
2010-06-30 8:02:08 PM  

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Lost

When it starts raining at the beach, people grab their things and run. Some get left behind.

Bigr at Flickr!


 
2010-06-30 8:02:09 PM  
"Seed Pods in Stasis"
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Freezing rain. Not to be confused with sleet
 
2010-06-30 8:02:09 PM  
 
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Storm clouds in the Cascade Mountains

 
2010-06-30 8:02:18 PM  

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Rain and hail!
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At the end of my driveway.

 
2010-06-30 8:02:31 PM  
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Shouldn't shoot pictures while driving, but at 5 mph, it was safe enough.
 
2010-06-30 8:02:32 PM  
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2010-06-30 8:02:37 PM  
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Rain on Hybiscus

 
2010-06-30 8:02:40 PM  
3) Sunset Lightning

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(Clickr for Flickr)
 
2010-06-30 8:02:58 PM  
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2010-06-30 8:03:02 PM  
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Quabbin Reservoir
(embiggen)

 
2010-06-30 8:03:03 PM  
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Taken on the beach on the first day of what was to become the hurricane of 2007. Crabwalked sideways back inside. My entire back was soaked and sandy, front was totally dry.


 
2010-06-30 8:03:07 PM  
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Also in Kaanapali.
 
2010-06-30 8:03:10 PM  

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Rain in the backyard after an inch came down in about 15 minutes.
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2010-06-30 8:03:24 PM  
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This one used 'set-up' rain.

Many thanks to the production crew -

Niece Jenna for holding the hose.
Wife Lisa for holding the pine branch that the hose water dripped through for better rain.
Daughter Lily and Mopsy for frog wrangling.
Daughter Ally (age 3) for generally getting in the way
Rip the frog for being a patient model. (He aquired that name from a big rip in his belly skin; possibly from a near death experience with a pike.)
 
2010-06-30 8:03:37 PM  

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Dad's Garage

Bigr at Flickr!


 
2010-06-30 8:03:55 PM  
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55 MPH Rain Front

 
2010-06-30 8:04:03 PM  
Rainy-Day Azaleas

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2010-06-30 8:04:10 PM  
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2010-06-30 8:04:31 PM  
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This was a squall that came up on a sailing trip and all the streaks coming down from the clouds was a very strong downpour that missed us by about a mile.
 
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2010-06-30 8:05:22 PM  

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Posted OBO Staplermofo


 
2010-06-30 8:06:02 PM  

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Posted OBO Staplermofo


 
2010-06-30 8:06:31 PM  
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Neighborhood Wall Cloud

 
2010-06-30 8:06:40 PM  
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Bad Shingles, Beautiful Rain

 
2010-06-30 8:08:08 PM  

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Posted OBO Staplermofo


 
2010-06-30 8:08:39 PM  
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Click here for original exposure
 
2010-06-30 8:09:45 PM  
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Finally A Good Rain

 
2010-06-30 8:09:46 PM  
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Trick or Treating in the rain.

p&s camera, fwiw

 
2010-06-30 8:10:11 PM  
Hope this isn't too similar to my last.

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2010-06-30 8:11:14 PM  
Last one

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2010-06-30 8:13:33 PM  
1/3
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Raindrops on the window.
 
2010-06-30 8:14:08 PM  
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2010-06-30 8:14:23 PM  
2/3

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Wet deck.
 
2010-06-30 8:14:31 PM  
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Link (new window)

 
2010-06-30 8:15:09 PM  
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Narnia
 
2010-06-30 8:15:11 PM  
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Raindrop (honest!) on a lupine.

 
2010-06-30 8:15:24 PM  
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Rain on the BBQ
 
2010-06-30 8:16:05 PM  
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"Good thing I have these waterproof boots!"
(taken at our local offroad park. She's standing under the edge of a pavilion roof during a downpour)

 
2010-06-30 8:24:37 PM  
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Rain bouncing off a Wrangler hood.

 
2010-06-30 8:38:40 PM  
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Playing in the rain

 
2010-06-30 8:39:27 PM  
1/3 Before (intermission, really)


Where'd the rain go? It was just here!

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(If you look closely, it is actually sprinkling, but it had been pouring a few minutes ago^)

 
2010-06-30 8:40:13 PM  
2/3 During


Soggy Northern Californian Palm Tree
Wouldn't be complete without ginormous satellite dish.

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(^)

 
2010-06-30 8:41:03 PM  
3/3 After


Oh Buoy are you in the wrong place!


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(^)

 
2010-06-30 8:49:18 PM  
 
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2010-06-30 9:41:49 PM  
Saw this bizarre scene as I arrived for work at the airport a few years ago:

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2010-06-30 9:45:26 PM  
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lily after the storm (bigger at flickr)

1/3
 
2010-06-30 9:47:26 PM  
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raindrops on hydrangea (way bigger)

2/3
 
2010-06-30 9:49:43 PM  
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after the storm (bigger)

3/3
 
2010-06-30 9:52:22 PM  
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2010-06-30 10:00:15 PM  
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Yea...We got a little bit of rain in RI on March 31st.
That is a dumpster floating down the road...

 
2010-06-30 10:22:32 PM  
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Rangers/Sox
Game scheduled start time 1pm
Rain delay
Game started at 8pm ended at 11pm.
Sox lost, Keith Foulke blew the save.
11 hours hanging around Fenway Park!

 
2010-06-30 10:29:14 PM  
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2010-07-01 12:03:38 AM  
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Somewhere in Alaska, I don't remember where exactly...
 
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also big (new window)

 
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Just above Summit Lake, Alaska.
 
2010-07-01 12:05:29 AM  
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bigger actual rain (new window)

 
2010-07-01 12:13:16 AM  

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Rainbow



/I was annoyed with the rain that day until this happened.
 
2010-07-01 12:14:52 AM  

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/World Cosplay Parade, Nagoya, Japan
 
2010-07-01 12:16:03 AM  

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/Even in dry weather this intersection was crazy
 
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1/1
 
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2010-07-01 12:21:57 AM  
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I lost count of how many times I tried to capture this moment.
Thank god for digital cameras!
 
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Gutter overflowing
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Fulton St from the post-9/11 WTC transit center
 
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Fifth grade football in the mud & rain

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Double rainbow against retreating rain clouds

Larger is better (pops)

 
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Thunderstorms on the horizon over the Painted Desert

Larger is better (pops)

 
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1/3
 
2010-07-01 1:01:30 AM  
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2 of 3. New Orleans in the rain:)
 
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3/3
 
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More Rain in the Big Easy
 
2010-07-01 1:15:46 AM  
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2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler, opening day.

.....it got much better!
 
2010-07-01 1:16:51 AM  
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Daejon, South Korea
 
2010-07-01 1:19:23 AM  
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Disney's Rainy Day Express
Hong Kong
2/3
 
2010-07-01 1:23:43 AM  
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Somewhere in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
3/3
 
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My cat, watching the rain outside the window.
 
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Droplets (clicky for embiggenation)
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Bigger (new window)
 
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Bigger (new window)
 
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Rain in the desert. Towards North Rim.

 
2010-07-01 3:40:58 AM  
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It always rains in Manchester. The Beetham Tower [Hilton Hotel] from the Art Gallery.
 
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Rain Gauge

 
2010-07-01 3:44:24 AM  
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Yep, still raining in Manchester. Town Hall extension from the Art Gallery.
 
2010-07-01 5:19:28 AM  
It rains here almost every day, so this one was easy...

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2010-07-01 6:00:02 AM  
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Book of the names on the Vietnam veterans memorial, Washington
 
2010-07-01 6:02:00 AM  
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Up the Calgary tower in a thunderstorm.
 
2010-07-01 6:07:20 AM  
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Same storm, added lightning!
 
2010-07-01 7:24:51 AM  
 
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raindrops keep falling
 
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After the rain

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Full size
EXIF
 
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1/3
 
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2/3
Wild Strawberries need rain too.
 
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3/3
Rain pouring into our rain barrels
 
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The wife and kids walking around the summit of Mt Washington. Not much of a view on this day (July, 2009).
 
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Taking the rains away....
 
2010-07-01 10:32:10 AM  
3 / 3

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Rain in Mt Washington Valley as viewed from Wildcat (top of ski chair lift).
 
2010-07-01 12:08:31 PM  
It's old, but I've never entered it before in a contest.
A thunderstorm, from when I used to live in Bethlehem, PA.

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