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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

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« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2010, 12:44:00 PM »
there's a program called "autostitch" that tries to match up pictures and i think it automatically blends them too

otherwise, i'm not sure what programs you have access to, but in photoshop you can try removing some of the vignetting on each picture before combining them, that might make it a little more even

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« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2010, 12:46:54 PM »
does anyone know how to balance the color of the sky on these two photos pasted together?



HOLY SHMOKEYS!  This is very cool.  I was with people on the enough-with-the-bridges-already until this one.  Wow.  Amazing. 

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« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2010, 02:27:03 PM »
Ravenswood Kitty

Not a very good photo, I admit, but she does represent a large segment of Astoria's population.

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« Reply #33 on: May 04, 2010, 06:43:57 PM »
Thanks everyone for the great submissions! Voting has now commenced.

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« Reply #34 on: May 05, 2010, 07:36:27 PM »
i see my pic is tied for first, but it is flawed since the colors of the sky aren't balanced.
i am not a photo editor.
i do not have any photo editing programs, and i have no intentions of installing any.
if anybody wants to take a crack at doing a proper job, shoot me a PM with an email address and i will send the original full-sized pics.
even if my pic doesn't get chosen, i will owe the helper a drink because i wanted it done properly for myself anyway.
thanks in advance...

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« Reply #35 on: May 06, 2010, 06:48:29 AM »
Thanks everyone for the great submissions! Voting has now commenced.

Nice to be able to vote for 2 pics, and glad to see all the submissions.
I am curious how some of the compositions might work in a banner.
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« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2010, 01:51:09 AM »
Wow, I'm not the only one voting for Kitty.  Thanks, voters! 

I'm not even close to tying, but I would have needed someone else to clean up the picture and put it in the appropriate format.  Anyway, I don't mind saying that my other vote was for Newell's boat & bridge photo.  While we all appreciate a good bridge shot, I think some of the others would better be placed in an Astoria weather contest.  A stormy sky all summer is not something we're hoping for, nor the lightening.  Whatever month the photo was taken, Newell's boat really says summer to me.

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« Reply #37 on: May 12, 2010, 01:22:35 PM »
Ok, I voted. And in the interest of good sportsmanship, I did not vote for myself.

Thanks to all who voted for me!  8-)

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« Reply #38 on: May 12, 2010, 01:32:44 PM »
Ok, I voted. And in the interest of good sportsmanship, I did not vote for myself.

Thanks

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I applaud your sportsmanship. But I think artists should feel free to vote for their own, if they do not like the other submissions as much.
Maybe it makes no difference in the end, but cheers to a good sport.

Thanks for your submissions. I hope we may see more of your images to come.
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« Reply #39 on: May 13, 2010, 09:34:17 PM »
If I were voting for a permanent header, then nothing beats the beautiful Hell Gate Bridge.  But another beauty of Astoria is the sweet disorder in its domestic architecture, so one of my votes will be for the street scene.
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« Reply #40 on: May 16, 2010, 01:06:33 PM »
Congratulations to Lanseaux! We'll get the new header up soon.

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« Reply #41 on: May 16, 2010, 07:38:22 PM »
Wow - thanks, everyone!  I'm honored - and I hope everyone enjoys the scene as the new header.

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« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2010, 07:31:39 AM »
Well done Lanseaux!  Congrats!

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« Reply #43 on: May 23, 2010, 09:30:53 PM »
Seeing it now for the first time and I like it very much - very representative of Astoria. What block is this? The ivy on that building is great, and there are no parking spaces available. :roll: Congrats Lanseaux!

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« Reply #44 on: May 23, 2010, 11:06:12 PM »
Two thumbs up!! Congrats Lanseaux! :-)
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