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2011-11-02 8:01:31 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "State Fair"

Description
: A picture taken at the State Fair (or other local agricultural fairs, county fairs, etc.) The picture should clearly show that it was taken at the fair and not a tractor dealership, farm or petting zoo. Difficulty: No country music acts/shows.


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.


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2011-11-02 8:01:43 PM  
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Angry Birds & Smurfs

 
2011-11-02 8:01:45 PM  
Awwww, Spidey and his pony...

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(^)

 
2011-11-02 8:01:53 PM  
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"Meatballs!"

 
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Typhoon
lightbox

 
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Bigger (new window)

Zipper starting

 
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Her first time on the big slide was a big success.

 
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Ironic Blaaaaack Sheep is Ironic

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2011-11-02 8:02:27 PM  
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Ferris?....Ferris?

 
2011-11-02 8:02:31 PM  
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"Mmm, that's good eats..."

 
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2011-11-02 8:02:39 PM  
An offer you can't refuse

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(^)

 
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Rockton World's Fair October 2010

 
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Freak Out & Family

 
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AAAAAaaaaaaAAAARRRRrrrrrrrrEEEEEeeeeI'M-GONNA-DIIIIIEEEEEEE-EEEeeee k !
That was awesome! Let's do it again!

 
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"Down at the Fair"

 
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Small Town USA

 
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Vintage Chairswing

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2011-11-02 8:03:45 PM  
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Pony waiting for it's next rider.

Foster Old Home Days.
Foster RI.

 
2011-11-02 8:03:55 PM  
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GA National Fair
 
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Feels Like Fall

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2011-11-02 8:04:39 PM  
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Car #80085

Rockton World's Fair 2011, Demolition Derby, best painted car.
(yes her car says My Boobs)

 
2011-11-02 8:04:47 PM  

Bacon in Love

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Even moar bacony(^)

 
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Horse Pulls

Foster Old Home Days

Foster RI

 
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A Sleeping Fair Grounds

 
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2/3
 
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Horse Pulls

Foster Old Home Days

Foster RI

 
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Rockton World's Fair 2011

 
2011-11-02 8:07:48 PM  
Shear Madness

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4-H kid at the Sacramento County Fair
 
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Stock Car Races - Main Fair Feature

 
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Mmmmmm. Fair food.
(It goes straight to your belly.)

 
2011-11-02 8:10:02 PM  
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I have another along the lines of my first two, but can't remember if I've posted it or not (really need a way of keeping track of that...). So here's a chick all tuckered out from hatching.
 
2011-11-02 8:15:35 PM  
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Tilted Tilt-a-Whirl
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2011-11-02 8:16:15 PM  
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Round and Round
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2011-11-02 8:16:58 PM  
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Tornado Zoom
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Zoomed during exposure
 
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Bangor State Fair
Forget what the ride was.

 
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Bangor State Fair
The Midway.

 
2011-11-02 8:21:46 PM  
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What fairs are for!

 
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Cheesy, corny, lame swan paddle boats. Turns out, according to my wife, it was the most romantic thing I've done with her in the past few weeks!

 
2011-11-02 8:26:41 PM  
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Gee I hope nobody else posts any blurry ferris wheel pics! :)

 
2011-11-02 8:32:34 PM  
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At the Pacifica FogFest, which is about 1 block from the Pacific Ocean just south of San Francisco. It's held every year at the end of September, when there is almost never any fog. Our mermaid is in line for the parade, and advertising a secretarial service

 
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"Tighten up yer sporrin laddie, yer pipe is a wee bit flat..."

At the Scottish Games, on the grounds of the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

 
2011-11-02 8:38:10 PM  
Fair Lady

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/hip shot taken at the Florida State Fair, 2006...
 
2011-11-02 8:45:01 PM  
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Cotton Candy

Kestrana demonstrates her affinity for the fluffy stuff.

Clickr for Flickr

 
2011-11-02 8:48:49 PM  
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In the Limelight

A duckling dries off under a lamp at the VA State Fair

Clickr for Flickr

 
2011-11-02 8:52:18 PM  
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Carnie

Him: Take a picture of the fishes! Me: Ehh.... They're not very photogenic. Him: Then take a picture of me! Me: Great idea!

Clickr for Flickr

 
2011-11-02 9:25:34 PM  
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Livestock Judging

Link (new window)

 
2011-11-02 9:28:29 PM  
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Everybody goes home with a prize but not everyone goes home with a giant Sponge Bob doll.

Link (new window)

 
2011-11-02 9:30:57 PM  
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Amish Astronaut Training

 
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Yoyo Whoa

 
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In the Poultry Building
at the Great New York State Fair
late August 2011

 
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9/11 Memorial Sand Sculpture
at the Great New York State Fair
late August 2011

 
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Fried Foods Cart (note the Deep Fried Snickers Wrapped in Bacon - only $5!)
(also note the customers)
at the Great New York State Fair
late August 2011

 
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Florida State Fair

 
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International Plowing Match

kind of like a fair..
 
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Lagro God Ole Days
 
2011-11-03 12:29:26 AM  
A shot of the horse barn at the Iowa state fairgrounds.

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Lagro Good Ole Days
 
2011-11-03 12:31:59 AM  
A hub of one of the horse-drawn carts.

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1/3
 
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3/3
 
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1/3
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huge (new window)

 
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2/3
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biggest (new window)

 
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3/3
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Largest (new window)

 
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Quilt Detail
Los Alamos, New Mexico, 2008

 
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Car Show
Los Alamos, New Mexico, 2008

 
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Quilt Raffle
Los Alamos, New Mexico, 2008
looks better embiggened

 
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Purple Wheel
A long-exposure to capture the spinning of this ferris wheel

 
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Spin
Spinning swings go round

 
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Atmosphere
The atmosphere of the fair as the sun sets

 
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Just what I needed, another mouth to feed.

2/2
 
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Right spot. Right time. Wrong camera.
 
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I wish they still had the ferris wheel in this spot. It would have been a great shot for my time-lapse vid.
 
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Minnesota State Fair, 2004
 
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Winky the Whale Kidway Ride, Minnesota State Fair, 2009
 
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Minnesota State Fair, 2004
 
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Daughter/Granddaughter
Silver Dollar Fair 2007
Chico, CA

 
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Silver Dollar Fair
Chico, Ca

 
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