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POTW #287 - Faris


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#1 esym

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 23:12

Please place your nominations here for this week's POTW. :-)

#2 Bilbo

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:16

I would like to nominate joemcbroom.com's Landing Gear Down and Full Flaps.
The timing to take this image is fantastic. Great focus and exposure.

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#3 DougB

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:25

My nomination goes to this beautiful scene from Venice by Faris, originally shown HERE

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Everything about this keeps me coming back to look at it - the colors, the perspective, the OOF areas - just a beautiful capture!


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#4 Dallas

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 06:18

I really like this shot by Antoinette. Lots of atmosphere and excellent composition.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:05

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By jakov.nl in http://www.fotozones...-1334402003.jpg

The image is interesting because it blends the graffiti with the environment in away that makes them more of unity instead of just having an image of a graffiti.

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#6 Carolyn

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 13:12

I fell for Luc's RB. His eye for the abstract is very good... and the lines of this beautiful automobile are so sensual.

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First seen here.

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#7 James Fitzgerald

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 23:28

One from Antoinette I find fascinating. Quite mysterious with beautiful springtime colours.

Originally HERE

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#8 Ann

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 05:54

I second the choices of several of the superb photographs which have already been nominated and would also like to nominate Joe McBrooms delightful "Very Young Royal Tern".

I know from experience just how difficult this particular species is to photograph and Joe succeeded supremely well with this shot:

First seen here:
http://www.fotozones.com/live/index.php?/topic/41568-least-turn/page__pid__337107#entry337107

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#9 Mark English

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:21

Another week of great shots. in the end I love the old school painted feel of Faris's "A scene from Venice" Nominated by DougB

Well Done.

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#10 joemcbroom.com

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:09

A big congrats to Faris..... Beautiful image and deserving of the POTW.... Nice choice Mark

I would also like to sincerely thank Mrs Ann and Glenn for their nominations.

Cheers, Joe
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