This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 24 October to be featured on the main site. This contest should showcase your best quality work, demonstrating at least moderate skill with a camera and a general understanding of the artistic aspects of photography. Remember, the selected photo will be displayed on our main site header for a week. Submit something that you and the members of our site will want to look at and admire for seven days! This contest is for the community to choose what they LIKE (not what they dislike), with the most liked being displayed on the main site header for a week.

.: Voting Closes on Oct 23th at 11:59pm EDT (UTC-4) :.

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Just playing around with macro focus.

Larger Version (+ wallpapers)

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    Glad you submitted this one again. :) – jaxxon Oct 17 '11 at 15:09
  • @jaxxon: Thanks. :) I got a lot of votes last time, so I figured it was worth another try. 'Morning' is pretty nice though... – jrista Oct 18 '11 at 6:51
  • Ooh, wallpaper! Thank you kindly! – Martha Oct 20 '11 at 17:22



Larger image can be found here

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    Lovely light! :) – jaxxon Oct 17 '11 at 15:09
  • Thanks :) I really like your dandelion as well, it's nice and soft. – fluf Oct 18 '11 at 16:50
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    I love the lens flare. It makes it more interesting than it would be without it, and the bokeh with the droplets is really nice. – Fred Oct 20 '11 at 23:44
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    I like the like. Have an effect like retro. – pacoespinoza Oct 21 '11 at 14:49
  • I sincerely hope you enter this again! I did not vote this week as I was participating, however you definitely have my vote for next week if you enter again. :) Lovely shot, absolutely love the flare! – jrista Oct 24 '11 at 5:35
  • thanks :) I will definitely, also didn't vote for the same reason :) – fluf Oct 24 '11 at 5:48

Sailing By

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    "Nice to see you again" :P – dialex Oct 17 '11 at 18:31


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You can see the bigger image here

  • I really like this one – gsharp Feb 2 '12 at 20:40




A New Day

A New Day

Taken in Auckland, New Zealand, across the Waitemata Harbour. Woke up at 5am to take this shot.

Link to larger version on DA.

  • Looks amazing, can you please link to a bigger images as well? – Sabeen Malik Oct 17 '11 at 9:36
  • Sure thing, will upload to DA now. – Fred Oct 20 '11 at 23:32

I Am A Messenger


The center of London is full of bicycle couriers. They tend to have really lightweight bikes with a bag slung over their backs.

You can see the full size image on Flickr.


Lip smacking morning breakfast - dhokla

Lip smacking morning breakfast - dhokla

full size image on Flickr

  • I can't figure out what this picture is showing. (Is that parsley? for breakfast?) – Martha Oct 20 '11 at 17:12
  • @Martha: Its dhokla, a Gujrati dish made with flour en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhokla – lalli Oct 21 '11 at 19:27
  • Sounds very yummy judging by the link you provided. Nice shoot. – Jakub Sisak GeoGraphics Oct 23 '11 at 2:32
  • Yes. Its dhokla. A dish of the state of Gujarat in India. And thats coriander for the garnishing. :) – akshay1188 Oct 26 '11 at 6:38

A bee flying off of an orange flower

This is one of my favorite photos of mine. Larger version


You have been warned

You have been warned

Sometimes words are not enough. With the Halloween coming close, it seems fair to pass along this warning about dangers lurking in the woods.

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  • somethings missing... – fahad.hasan Oct 18 '11 at 5:48
  • @ShutterBug thanks, the browser did show the image to me, guess I had some required cookie. Imgur now accepts uploads again, so I uploaded it the usual way. – Imre Oct 18 '11 at 5:53
  • Its still showing me an image saying "enter image description here"... – fahad.hasan Oct 18 '11 at 7:29

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