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Vote for your favorite two entries!

Bentleys Dad: Astoria Bridges
2 (2.2%)
Carla99: Triboro
5 (5.5%)
Daisy 1: Hellgate
0 (0%)
Daisy 2: Two paths diverge
4 (4.4%)
Newell 2: Triboro at dusk
9 (9.9%)
Newell 2: Hellgate & Boat
9 (9.9%)
Lanseaux: Street Scene
17 (18.7%)
Okkichan 1: Astoria Bikes
4 (4.4%)
Okkichan 2: Steinway & 23rd
4 (4.4%)
Stickb0y7 1: Astoria Sign
14 (15.4%)
Firelight79: Bust in Park
2 (2.2%)
Stickboy7 2: Astoria Interior
7 (7.7%)
Oliver: Lightning Over Hellgate
9 (9.9%)
Starwind51: Ravenswood Kitty
5 (5.5%)

Total Members Voted: 51

Voting closed: May 15, 2010, 06:43:24 PM

Author Topic: Astorians.com PHOTO CONTEST! See your image across the whole site!  (Read 13050 times)

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Re: Astorians.com PHOTO CONTEST! See your image across the whole site!
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2010, 12:21:04 PM »
That's hard to believe.  I'm looking forward to some submissions from Okkichan, Newell the Jewel, ManicMaurice, Harlan, stickb0y7, kempsternyc and Daisy to name a few.....

I keep looking at this thread thinking I should get involved, thanks for motivating me AJTNYC.  :-)

I don't have anything that's cropped or taken specifically in the panoramic format used in the banner, but here are 2 that I have available now:


Tony's Bikes on 23rd Ave and 35th St (flickr link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipatterson/3495608500)


Self explanatory (flickr link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipatterson/1215475398)

Since the bridges are so often photographed, I tried to steer clear of them, but I do have 2 that I really like:
The now infamous evening of Mammatus Clouds. (flickr link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipatterson/3930488028)
A different angle of the Triboro/RFK Bridge (flickr link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipatterson/2854864144)

I am extremely eager to capture the resident red-tailed hawks that nest near the Triboro, the weather is supposed to be glorious this weekend, hopefully I'm lucky. I'll be sure to share with everyone! Maybe this'll also motivate me to capture some other views of Astoria. Sounds like everyone's pretty taxed out on the bridges view.

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« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2010, 02:21:32 PM »
Awesome shots from everyone!  Keep them coming!
« Last Edit: April 29, 2010, 09:58:07 PM by AJTNYC »

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« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2010, 07:43:45 PM »
here's what i've got - cropped to the dimensions of the current site pictures, and i avoided bridges due to the apparent mood of the site this time  :-D



<img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4564440892_b2cb3601fd_o.jpg"  />

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« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2010, 07:59:31 PM »
here's one

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« Reply #20 on: April 29, 2010, 09:58:26 PM »
I fixed this one for you.

thanks, the code when i was posting it was identical for both, couldn't figure out why it wasn't showing up

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« Reply #21 on: April 29, 2010, 11:16:17 PM »
Looks like I'll be taking a walk this weekend...

Can we extend the deadline since there are so few submissions and people took a week to start posting?

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« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2010, 11:57:55 PM »
Here are my two submissions.


Well, nevermind....evidently my flickr account is degrading and has lost some of my older pics. Mamma Mac...is there a way to upload a pic without going through flickr?

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« Reply #23 on: April 30, 2010, 01:22:19 AM »
Daisy....how do you do it the old fashioned way.....please somebody help!
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« Reply #24 on: April 30, 2010, 08:36:44 AM »
I ended up taking my pic to Photoshop and bringing the res down to 72 and manageable dimensions, then exported a jpg to my desktop.  Then attached to one of my posts here.  It's real low tech and not ideal but I got rid of my Flickr account (I'm cutting corners) and I didn't know how else to get one up here.

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« Reply #25 on: April 30, 2010, 09:51:32 AM »
Given all the photographers around here, would it make sense to have a user-created image gallery on astorians.com? Then we could just upload our pictures and link them in threads like these.  I'd be willing to help get it set up, if people think it's a good idea but the admins are short on time.


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« Reply #27 on: April 30, 2010, 10:51:01 AM »
Given all the photographers around here, would it make sense to have a user-created image gallery on astorians.com? Then we could just upload our pictures and link them in threads like these.  I'd be willing to help get it set up, if people think it's a good idea but the admins are short on time.

I would so love that feature.

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« Reply #28 on: April 30, 2010, 12:13:30 PM »
does anyone know how to balance the color of the sky on these two photos pasted together?


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« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2010, 12:21:40 PM »
does anyone know how to balance the color of the sky on these two photos pasted together?

you can try just blending the seam, as the area with the lightening would want to remain lighter. i can give it a whirl when i get home if you'd like.

AWESOME LIGHTENING!!!!!!!


 

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