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2011-04-13 8:00:30 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Alphabet Photography"

Description
: Take photos of everyday or naturally occurring items that look like letters of the alphabet. One letter per photo, and no arranging rocks, twigs, etc to make letters. Latin alphabet preferred, but any modern alphabet will do (with an explanation included). Hieroglyphs, pictograms, and punctuation don't count for letters. Difficulty: The subject should be something that is not intended to be a letter.


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.



Please note:

The overarching ideal behind Farktography is that image corrections are acceptable, while adding or removing elements in the image (e.g. removing telephone poles, adding Elvis) is not acceptable. HDR, stitching, or otherwise combining exposures in post processing are not allowed unless specified for a particular theme (multiple exposures done in-camera are acceptable, however). 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.


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

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A



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^
Tonight's Farktography is brought to you by the Letters: "A"

 
2011-04-13 8:01:00 PM  
S is for Swing
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"C" by kestrana, on Flickr

C is for Cracking


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Q (lowercase)


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2011-04-13 8:01:18 PM  
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This is a reed that bent over, then the water is was in froze, then snow covered the base.
Taken in Mopsy's front yard.

 
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H is for Handle
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Handle on the center pipe of a water tower.
 
2011-04-13 8:01:34 PM  
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The Letter: "W"

 
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The Mighty Q

 
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V


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Qoffee

 
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Gimmie a J

 
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"P" II by kestrana, on Flickr

P is for Poles


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"C"
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Black light party bulb in aluminum work light.
 
2011-04-13 8:02:18 PM  
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And the Letter: "D"
(Shot of Film: Yashica Electro 35 GS/Kodak TMAX 100)

 
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Capital I (new window)

 
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A for art stand

 
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S is for serendipitous squiggly

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2011-04-13 8:02:49 PM  
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"G" by kestrana, on Flickr

G is for Grillwork

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Do you see a W or a M?

 
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A Lucky "U"

 
2011-04-13 8:03:38 PM  
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Letter Y

 
2011-04-13 8:03:40 PM  
Lol Soosh
V FTW!



 
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cursive hebrew heh, 5th letter(start from the right)Link (new window)
 
2011-04-13 8:04:32 PM  

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B is for BA-TEH-RAY



/spare camera battery
 
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N

 
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H
 
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Zero 'set-up' was used for this letter.
It came from the same goofy tree with bendy branches that this one came from.

 
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X
 
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Ball & Ja"X"

 
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Q
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P?
 
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'S'

 
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Y
These are tree roots.
 
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A Hazelnut "S"tem

 
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Georgia typeface lowercased 'G'. You know, like in Google
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B
Fun fact--same object as 'Q', but from another angle
Image pops bigger, better quality

 
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x

 
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Y, yes it is yet another tree.

Link (new window)

 
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J is for Elmo??

 
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t

 
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Q

 
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C

 
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An "S" curve in the road
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S is for flourescent bulb
 
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M
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O and a bonus t
 
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H

Alex Fraser Bridge, Delta, BC


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F

Old Lillooet Bridge, Lillooet, BC


Flickr (new window)

 
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X (In case you couldn't guess)
 
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X

6th & Pine RR Xing, Vancouver, BC


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Note: I am operating on the assumption that the crossbuck is an X-shaped symbol, not intended to be an actual letter X, the same way a round sign is an O-shaped symbol, not an actual letter O. Moderators, if you disagree, please say so -- I will substitute a photo of something else if required.

Thanks. :)
 
2011-04-13 8:52:32 PM  
U

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BBQ accessory logo(^)

 
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C

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Drawer pull (^)

 
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F


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Moss Agate (^)

 
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!
These table supports seem to be screaming. 1/3, Pops.

 
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U-
-pside down bike rack. 2/3, Pops.

 
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H
A concrete H holds up the football stadium.. 3/3, Pops.

 
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"S"keleton of some kind of plant/cactus at the Botanical Gardens.
 
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"t"
 
2011-04-13 9:57:43 PM  
Entry 1 of 3
"TrAsh CAn"

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Entry 2 of 3
"Hold tHe Door"

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Entry 3 of 3
"From C to Shining C"

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"W"

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona

 
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"X"

Ouray, Colorado

 
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"Y"

Spur roads off the White Rim Trail, below Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah.

 
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Rusty X
A tipped-over iron statue displays its base in the shape of an X

 
2011-04-14 12:01:56 AM  
1/3 -- M

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Deep S
The lamp in my room, very heavily under-exposed, gave me an unexpected letter-shape in the light's bulb.

 
2011-04-14 12:02:44 AM  
2/3 -- V

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The Bad Breakfast
A good way to start the morning - a mug full of coffee and Baileys, plus an old-fashioned doughnut, which forms the shape of the letter C when chomped into a couple times.

 
2011-04-14 12:03:50 AM  
3/3 -- C
 
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3/3 -- C

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y
 
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bunch of Vs
 
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x

and dont ask me what any of these flowers are, either.
 
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Ws and Ms and Vs and of course spider makes X
 
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t
 
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lower case i
 
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J is for Jenny
 
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C is for Completely Crap piece of sculpture
 
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X marks the spot
 
2011-04-14 4:28:37 AM  
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m for...i was never good at writing.
 
2011-04-14 6:29:56 AM  
Y!

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A Y formed by coral. These are juvenile polyps. The fully grown ones are seen to the lower right.

Manta Road, Pohnpei, Micronesia.

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Back of the truck makes a capital "A"

 
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Wide World of Pugs

 
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M and W

Tridacna gigantae, Pakin Atoll, Micronesia

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Miss this Guy
Upside down "Y" resting on his nose.
And another below his nose.

 
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J
Bristleworm and Sea Urchin, Cathedral, North Shore, Oahu, HI

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i C what you did there
 
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X

 
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"Y"
 
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"O"
 
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"U"
 
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Q is for quite late
 
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