This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 30 April 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 Apr 29nd at 11:59pm EDT (UTC-4) :.

This week, there is no particular theme for the contest. All photos which would be appropriate for the banner are welcome.

Submissions may be added any day of the week until voting closes. The winning image (with the highest votes) as of the close of voting will be exhibited on the main site.

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  • like the colors – K'' Apr 23 '12 at 21:21
  • Very nice tone. – Navaneeth K N Apr 25 '12 at 4:23
  • Thank You Appu & Akram! – Jakub Sisak GeoGraphics Apr 25 '12 at 12:30
  • +1 really a great photo – garik Apr 26 '12 at 15:47
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    The thing that makes this photo is the water clarity - It adds another dimension to the shot. – Rob Apr 30 '12 at 6:56

Alrighty, 'portrait' has to start having some representation here. So here's a shot from this weekend.

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85mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/200th

A reflector just filling in a little on camera left.

Minimal post processing

Bigger Version.

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    Nice shot, great bokeh! – Jakub Sisak GeoGraphics Apr 23 '12 at 17:41
  • @Jakub - thanks – rfusca Apr 23 '12 at 18:35
  • Does the tattoo say "faith not fair"? – Vikas Apr 24 '12 at 16:45
  • @Vikas - I believe it says 'faith not fear' – rfusca Apr 24 '12 at 16:58
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    Voting up simply because I think it's time for us to let go of our inhibitions and have a face on PotW. (Nice photo too). I'm assuming she won't mind... – Benjol Apr 30 '12 at 11:25


apricot in bloom

Bigger version here

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    I really like the colours – fluf Apr 23 '12 at 19:31
  • +1, but it looks like it could use some brighter whites. – ysap Apr 27 '12 at 14:42

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Bigger here. Shot at Ghost Marina, Alviso.


Yumm Yumm

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bigger here


What's a cuttlefish?





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Big Bunny is Watching You

bunny, eating grass


  • wow bigger is quite larger, that is one big bunny – fluf Apr 24 '12 at 7:27

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