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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 318: "Scanner as Camera." Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's contest   ( divider line
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2011-06-08 8:02:19 AM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Scanner as Camera"

: : : Use a Scanner to present your image. Difficulty: Subject must be a 3-D object. No use of printed photos or positive/negative film.
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) 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.
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cat ears and velvet

2011-06-08 8:02:36 PM  

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Peeled Apart

Wrapping the scanner around my face while scanning

Bigr at Flickr

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Click for Flickr
"Soze Yer Face!"

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Epson Perfection v500

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Call me

2011-06-08 8:02:55 PM  

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Time keeps on ticking, ticking, ticking...
Pops bigger, new window

2011-06-08 8:03:01 PM  
Trapped Full Size
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Mutant Cat Scan

2011-06-08 8:03:15 PM  

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Fruit of the Loin

Where little fruits come from....

Bigr, nasty-r at Flickr

2011-06-08 8:03:18 PM Full Size

Click for Flickr
"Fallen On the Field of Battle"

2011-06-08 8:03:19 PM  
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Yep. It works.

For those of you wondering --> this 2004 Fark thread is the inspiration for this image.

Aaaand, no. I didn't actually apply any lipstick to Maisy. I cut a carrot into the shape of a cat butt-hole and used it as a stencil. Try explaining that to your kids.
2011-06-08 8:03:23 PM  
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Long Green Fingers

2011-06-08 8:03:23 PM Full Size

Forever Peacock
Epson Perfection v500

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2011-06-08 8:03:36 PM  

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Alien Aquarium?
//or maybe glass baubles and rolling marbles. Pops bigger, new window

2011-06-08 8:03:40 PM  
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He loves me not

2011-06-08 8:03:57 PM  

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Hot Scanner on Camera Action!
A rare opportunity for the instrumentation behind my farktography entries to be displayed. Taking a picture of a camera-seems kind of perverse, doesn't it?1/3, Pops.

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Click for Flickr
"Everybody Do the Dinosaur"

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Maine Coon Paws
Epson Perfection v500

2011-06-08 8:04:23 PM  

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Party foul!
//it was about this time I decided drinking and photoscanning might not be such a good combination.
Pops bigger, new window

2011-06-08 8:04:34 PM  
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Orange Slice

Not to be confused with "Orange Crush" or "Orange Wedge"

Bigr at Flickr

2011-06-08 8:04:57 PM Full Size

two trilobites
2011-06-08 8:04:57 PM  
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Andy Warhol Soup Cans

The colors are from plastic report folders cut and placed on the scanner.
The striped background is from rapidly sweeping a flashlight over the scanner sensor-thing as it was moving.
2011-06-08 8:05:24 PM Full Size

Cat(nip) Scan

2011-06-08 8:05:38 PM  

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We astronomers are serious about our coffee. The specimen displayed here is my favorite-a medium roast Kona. The brush you can see there is the end of a measuring scoop that came with my grinder and is used for clearing away coffee dust. By now I've pretty much replaced my blood with this stuff. Excuse me while I go make some more. Mmmmm coffee. 2/3, Pops.

2011-06-08 8:05:45 PM  
There could be only one kind of peep in that town... Full Size
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Mandolin-SIde View
A view of the flamed maple on the side of my beloved mandolin. You can see the fingerboard, bridge, and strings as blurry outlines. 3/3, Pops.

2011-06-08 8:08:47 PM  
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Everything is black and white in the moonlight. Even a school bus.

Color image. The bus is a gift from Elsinore in regard to an old "Yellow" theme. :) The setting is my failed attempt at aluminum foil art. The 'school' is a bit more obvious in the larger popped version.
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Mayan mask

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Picked clean

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Blue Spotted Lizard

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1/3 Full Size

Largest (new window)

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2/3 Full Size

huge (new window)

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full sized (new window)

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A High Kicking Bunny

2011-06-08 8:14:28 PM Full Size

Although this somewhat of a elementary school art project feel, I had a lot of fun making this one, and the next two that are like it. I used bits of beach glass that I have collected over time, and scanned with the transparency adapter.
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She's gonna blow!

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Iris 1 of 2
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Lord Genesha

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2 of 2
2011-06-08 8:20:41 PM  
aka: Kat Scan

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A Bug's View

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2011-06-08 10:03:44 PM  
This is the original scan that answered the question in 2004:

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Nope. His nuts touch down first.

(RIP, The Critter - gone to live with Meerclar, June 7, 2009)
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Maple Assortment

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inverted Bitmap

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Diffraction from a CD on a magnifying glass

Pops to my site where you can view larger or my B-sides

2011-06-09 12:03:02 AM Full Size

High Life. Click for Flickr

2011-06-09 12:03:04 AM  

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Date stamp on a 151-year-old penny
(Resized from 4800 dpi.  View larger to see full resolution or view B-sides to see full coin faces.)

Pops to my site where you can view larger or my B-sides

2011-06-09 12:03:56 AM Full Size

Highlighters dragged on a scanner mid-scan, squiggling back and forth to make waves.

Posted OBO Farktographer

2011-06-09 12:04:48 AM Full Size

Hand to Hand
One hand dragged on a scanner while the other stays still gives the appearance of elongated fingers.

Posted OBO Farktographer

2011-06-09 12:05:42 AM Full Size

Highlighters dragged on a scanner mid-scan, one group crossing over the other, reminding me of the DNA helix

Posted OBO Farktographer

2011-06-09 12:07:05 AM Full Size

Inductors. Click for Flickr

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Mr. Bighead. Click for flickr

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Flower Full Size
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As my home scanner is refusing to talk to my computer, I had to do this at work which garnered some strange looks when the guys came into my office and saw what I was scanning.
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An afternoon of music.
2011-06-09 12:30:33 AM Full Size

A kiss or two or three...
2011-06-09 12:34:32 AM  
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1/3 - screwy.
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2/3 - memories.
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3/3 silly penguins.
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I am a huge nerd. (I've had that purple 12-sided die for thirty-two years now.)
2011-06-09 1:59:38 AM  
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2011-06-09 4:07:42 AM

Accumath 511 slide rule.
Only alterations have been to rotate, crop and resize.
2011-06-09 12:02:45 PM  
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