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2011-01-05 8:01:29 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Sparks, Arcs, and Other Flashy Things"

Description
: Things that flare or flash; sparklers, flints, to be sure, but also diamonds, camera flashes, strobes, sunlight glinted off water, etc.

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)

- Drop by the Farktography Forum (for chatting, critique, techtalk and so on)

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- Stats can be found here.
 
2011-01-05 8:01:53 PM  
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Sparkfall

 
2011-01-05 8:01:55 PM  
Bridge on Fire
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Thunder Over Louisville, 2010
 
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Electrical Safety

Protip: Discharge capacitors by shorting across the terminals before starting work.

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Starry Eye Surprise

 
2011-01-05 8:02:11 PM  
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Little Sparkies
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2011-01-05 8:02:33 PM  
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2011-01-05 8:02:33 PM  
Watching from the Rooftop
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They were only out there for 2 or 3 frames of the hundred something I shot.

Thunder Over Louisville, 2010
 
2011-01-05 8:02:34 PM  
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Spark

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2011-01-05 8:02:36 PM  
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(Pinky in Mouth) One *million* volts!

 
2011-01-05 8:02:48 PM  
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Flashlight

 
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Enchanting

Double exposure in camera. A discharging capacitor and my witch wife.

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2011-01-05 8:03:04 PM  
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1/3

 
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Shootin' Sparks

 
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Delight

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2011-01-05 8:03:33 PM  
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Drugs, Rock and Roll Bad Ass, Vegas Hoes Late Nights, Booty Calls Shiny Disco Balls

 
2011-01-05 8:03:36 PM  
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Strobing bocce balls on the beach, 15 sec. exposure.


 
2011-01-05 8:03:40 PM  
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SPARKS.
(jumper cables)

 
2011-01-05 8:03:51 PM  
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2/3

 
2011-01-05 8:03:58 PM  


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Attitudes

Attitudes are contagious. Mine might kill you.

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2011-01-05 8:03:59 PM  
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Twinkle Toes


Link (new window)

 
2011-01-05 8:04:17 PM  
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Fourth of July

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2011-01-05 8:04:28 PM  
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How many unsafe welding practices can you spot in this photo?

 
2011-01-05 8:04:42 PM  
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ring light reflection(^)

 
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Following a meteorite as it enters Earth's atmosphere!!
//Not really. Kinda looks that way, though.
Bigguns' Sparkies
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2011-01-05 8:04:45 PM  
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3/3

 
2011-01-05 8:04:52 PM  
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Firework Streamers

 
2011-01-05 8:06:11 PM  
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Moonlight on snow.
(9 PM, -10 degrees F)
(Similar to a 'Middle of the Night' entry but different frame)

 
2011-01-05 8:06:23 PM  
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When all else fails...get the torches!

 
2011-01-05 8:06:32 PM  
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Dart of Arcness

 
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Manmade Lightning

 
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sun through frost on window.
 
2011-01-05 8:22:07 PM  
(1/1)

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2011-01-05 8:25:23 PM  
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still sparkles after 57+ years
 
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Arcs of Color

 
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2011-01-05 8:37:59 PM  
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Grindstone

 
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Ooooooh....Ahhhhhhh

 
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Freaky, streaky fireworks

I'm not exactly sure how I got this shot...all I know is, it's hand held 2.9 second exposure of Fourth of July fireworks.

 
2011-01-05 9:49:28 PM  
USS American Victory

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2011-01-05 9:52:37 PM  
Made me jump!!

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sunrise over the north atlantic
 
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Full moon, night before Christmas Eve, 6 second exposure using a 50 prime...and nifty hands
 
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2/2
treeeeee
 
2011-01-05 10:06:09 PM  
Moonlit Ocean in Santa Cruz

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Seagull over the Illinois River.

 
2011-01-05 10:47:41 PM  
Test shuttle 'Enterprise', at the Air and Space Museum near Dulles airport in DC.


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Five sparklers. Five Seconds.

 
2011-01-05 10:51:03 PM  
A Canadian band getting their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:


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2011-01-05 10:54:35 PM  
Selfed:


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Arcin' Sparks!

 
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The Sister Sparkles at Night
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One of the Sisters or Perpetual Indulgence at a benefit party.
 
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Stained Glass Wizard

 
2011-01-06 12:00:47 AM  
Lens Flare in the Wild
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1/3
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Large (new window)

 
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2/3
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very big (new window)

 
2011-01-06 12:04:30 AM  
3/3
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huge (new window)

 
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Chicago street after a wet snow.
 
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Chrysanthemum
 
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I caught it. Now what do I do with it?
 
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2011-01-06 12:09:55 AM  

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Fireworks over Grand Lake o' the Cherokees
2007 July 4th show at Duck Creek

Pops to my site where you can view larger

 
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2011-01-06 12:10:47 AM  
1/2:
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Some metal stick against the angle grinder. Hubby was hoping the color of sparks would help determine the make up of it. I'm not sure they found out...
 
2011-01-06 12:11:09 AM  

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Fireworks over Grand Lake o' the Cherokees
2009 July 4th show at Duck Creek

Pops to my site where you can view larger

 
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2011-01-06 12:14:13 AM  
2/2:
Sparkly Snow
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f/stop 13
ISO 200
shutter speed 1/800

Really hard to do right without a polarizer filter (don't have one yet), though I think I did okay.
 
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On the Midway at the local fair.

 
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Now that's a FIRE!

/HS football stadium in the foreground
 
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Merry X-mas
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/same fire, better exposure...
//now with votey thingie (mods delete my last if you would please!)
 
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Waiting at sunset in Bora Bora to catch a glimpse of the mythical green flash
 
2011-01-06 2:11:08 AM  
lightening in a motel parking lot.

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Exhibitor at a tool and machine show, came to the Civic Centers tool cage 10 minutes before the show opened desperate for the use of a grinder.

Nikon FM2
Nikkor 105mm
Plus-X in Microdol
Circa 1988
 
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biggr on flickr
 
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biggr on flickr
 
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biggr on flickr
 
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Lightning storm seen from Catalina Station, Santa Catalina mountains, southern Arizona. Pops, 1/3
 
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Ducklings and sun glinting off the water in the Boston Common. 2/3, pops.
 
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Dispersed sunlight glinting off of a salt shaker. 3/3, pops.
 
2011-01-06 8:02:19 AM  
playing with homemade fireworks/explosives

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2011-01-06 8:05:06 AM  
my boxer kicking his head back for the garden hose

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2011-01-06 8:09:53 AM  
my type of cinderlla's slipper....

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Clickify to embiggen.
 
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Clickify to re-embiggenate.
 
2011-01-06 9:44:53 AM  
A safe entry - Zoom motion blur

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2011-01-06 9:45:37 AM  
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+
 
2011-01-06 9:56:42 AM  
Lastly - Strobes!
Well kinda. This image is more just for a "That's neat" appeal.

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2011-01-06 10:33:12 AM  
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Flickr it (new window)

 
2011-01-06 10:36:52 AM  
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Verde Valley Lightning

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Posted OBO Caradoc

 
2011-01-06 10:38:29 AM  
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Seven Springs Lightning

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Posted OBO Caradoc

 
2011-01-06 10:39:55 AM  
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Storm Over Phoenix

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Posted OBO Caradoc

 
2011-01-06 11:12:39 AM  
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STS-131 Noctilucent Cloud Larger Size (new window)
 
2011-01-06 11:17:29 AM  
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Flickr it (new window)

 
2011-01-06 11:19:12 AM  
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STS-118 Noctilucent Cloud (and the previous shot is mislabled, and should read STS-117 instead of STS-131) Larger Size (new window)
 
2011-01-06 11:23:38 AM  
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STS-131 Noctilucent Cloud ... Dragon in the Sky Link (new window)
 
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Better late than never
 
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