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Winner: Allen's Hummingbird
My best picture this week Challenge finished on Saturday, 17 Nov 2012 Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Hover Flies (Flower Flies) Challenge finished on Saturday, 17 Nov 2012 This challenge is just about hover flies, (Syrphid Flies), NOT bees, wasps, spiders etc. Hover flies look like bees, but are much smaller, and they have very different life styles. They DON'T collect pollen on their back legs, DON'T live in hives, DON'T have bee-like antennae, and they DON'T sting. Drone flies, (Eristalinae sub-species,) with spotted or striped eyes, are also welcome to be entered. The hover flies must be outside, on flowers, leaves, hovering around, or just doing what hover flies do; NOT under studio lights. Macro shots welcome. Google hover flies; or go to http://bugguide.net/node/view/196/bgpage SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
Winner: St Ignace Lighthouse
Lighthouse Challenge finished on Saturday, 17 Nov 2012 Very simple: just submit your best picture of lighthouse. Please read the rules carefuly
Winner: Sparkling gull...
Sparkling Challenge finished on Saturday, 17 Nov 2012 Use all your photographic skills, talent and fantasy to record something sparkling, be it diamonds, water, crystals, eye’s, champagne, glitter nails, morning dew,…
Durga Puja Challenge finished on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava (‘Festival of Durga’) or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. In the states of West Bengal and Tripura in India, and in Bangladesh, it is the biggest festival of the year for Bengali hindus. It is also the most significant socio-cultural event in Bengali society. Nowadays, the Bengali diaspora arrange for Durga puja in countries such as the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Singapore and Kuwait, among others. For four days, the festival witnesses culmination of contemporary and traditional Bengali art-forms in the decorated "pandals" and idols. It becomes a visual feast of color and form. Let the world witness the beauty.
Winner: 18,000 feet over Mt. Whitney
The leap of faith Challenge finished on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 Hang gliders - taking off on mountain tops or in the air.
Winner: The Wave
Odd Places in Nature Challenge finished on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 These images are places in our natural world that are weird, unique or seemingly un-natural, but were actually created by wind, water, ice, earth movement, erosion, animals, or even chemically-reactive natural processes.
Winner: Pretty (and) Busy
Flight attendants Challenge finished on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 This challenge is to show a flight attendant in action. The flight attendant must be in the aircraft, next to the aircraft, preparing for flight or in an airport. Other aircrew may be visible but the flight attendant(s) must be the the main subject.
Winner: Daddy?.... I don't feel so good.
Halloween All Hallows Eve, Dia de Los Muertos Challenge finished on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 The celebration of my favorite holiday! Different cultures do different things in their recognition / version of Halloween...lets see some of those!