This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of 22 Oct 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 October 22nd at 9:30pm EDT (UTC-4) :.

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Belogradchik, Bulgaria

  • 1
    Like it. Looks like a spooky painting at a first glance. Oct 17, 2012 at 1:01
  • Thank you. I've tried to get that spooky effect :)
    – Dejo
    Oct 17, 2012 at 6:48

Click here for larger picture.

This image is taken at St Mary's Lighthouse, North Shield, North East England.

Nikon D700 with 24-70 f2.8

  • f22
  • 5 sec exposure
  • iso 100
  • good work. voted
    – garik
    Oct 22, 2012 at 9:45

I Want You

This image was taken in Venice, Italy. The padlocks are placed by a couple who swear undying love, lock the padlock to the railing and throw the keys into the canal.

You can see the fullsize image on Flickr.



Walt Disney Amphitheater

Walt Disney Amphitheater

 Nikon D7000
 Nikkor 35mm f/1.8
 1/1600, f/1.8, ISO 100
 Handheld 45 minutes before sunset
  • 45 mins handheld?
    – akshay1188
    Oct 22, 2012 at 8:21
  • 1
    The shot was taken 45 minutes before sunset, and was handheld... Oct 22, 2012 at 8:24

Flying Sunset

Flying Sunset

A sunset taken from a flight.

Bigger Here



Hoiho - Yellow-eyed Penguin.

The Hoiho is among the world’s rarest penguins with an estimated total population of about 4000.

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Larger version here - 7 MP crop from 24 MP original.
24 MP original here

Minolta 500 mm Reflex, f/8. Sony A77. Saturation increased on cropped version to make image better viewable in 210 high format. More natural saturation in uncropped version.

This and related photos were taken in the birds natural habitat while observing permitted viewing distances.

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