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Wed Aug 21, 2013, 10:39 PM Aug 2013

August Photo Contest - Final Round [View all]

Let's have a big round of for the 10 finalists in August's photo contest. Once again, the theme this month is Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (and Bikes and Boats).

Now it's your very difficult task to chose the one best photo out of this very deserving group. Final voting will run from now until 10 PM EDT Tuesday August 27th, at which time the new champion will assume the duties of host for the following month's contest.

Please feel free to comment (and help keep this thread bumped).


Here are the finalists:

Engine 73



At day's end

Once Upon a Time

Foggy Morning on the Salt Pond

Once a Boat


Workin' on the Elsie M

Character and Elegance

Complete rules can be seen at http://www.democraticunderground.com/103614595


An entrant to this contest, by submitting a photograph, is giving permission for that photograph to be copied to Demopedia or to a linked Gallery and included in a DU Calendar that will display the photographs entered for this contest for the purpose of publicizing future contests and/or commemorating current and past contests. The entrant retains all other rights to the photograph being submitted. Neither Demopedia and/or a linked Gallery may use any photograph submitted for any purpose other than to display the photograph being submitted by the entrant, and neither gains any real or implied ownership rights to the photograph.

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Engine 73
10 (34%)
8 (28%)
0 (0%)
At Day's End
2 (7%)
Once Upon a Time
2 (7%)
Foggy Morning on Salt Pond
2 (7%)
Once a Boat
1 (3%)
3 (10%)
Workin' on the Elsie M
0 (0%)
Character and Elegance
1 (3%)
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August Photo Contest - Final Round [View all] groundloop Aug 2013 OP
Truly beautiful choices BainsBane Aug 2013 #1
These are all so good I had a hard time picking one. limpyhobbler Aug 2013 #2
This was difficult...loved too many! nt snappyturtle Aug 2013 #3
I was blown away by the entries groundloop Aug 2013 #4
I missed (somehow?) the lead up rounds but glad to have snappyturtle Aug 2013 #6
Even though... canonfodder Aug 2013 #8
All are fantastic. nt Demo_Chris Aug 2013 #5
Had to pick just one... ljm2002 Aug 2013 #7
I know canonfodder Aug 2013 #11
Thank you all! nt babylonsister Aug 2013 #9
K&R WorseBeforeBetter Aug 2013 #10
All are beautiful! K&R CaliforniaPeggy Aug 2013 #12
Vote for me! Dyedinthewoolliberal Aug 2013 #13
knr alfredo Aug 2013 #14
Kick NV Whino Aug 2013 #15
Kick! CaliforniaPeggy Aug 2013 #16
Most were extraordinary. At this point the winner is clear, so I voted for next best just because Egalitarian Thug Aug 2013 #17
Kick! ramapo Aug 2013 #18
Morning kick for the photographersnt a la izquierda Aug 2013 #19
Kick a la izquierda Aug 2013 #24
Once a Boat! Puzzledtraveller Aug 2013 #20
Congratulations finalists! Solly Mack Aug 2013 #21
k&r Little Star Aug 2013 #22
Fledgling is my choice......but they're all good. a kennedy Aug 2013 #23
West Coast Mid-morning kick! CaliforniaPeggy Aug 2013 #25
Kick! Mz Pip Aug 2013 #26
Kick Mz Pip Aug 2013 #27
Kick Solly Mack Aug 2013 #28
Several of the first round photos I voted for made it to the final round davidpdx Aug 2013 #29
qué alfredo Aug 2013 #30
this one was the hardest decision I've had to make in a photo thread yet OriginalGeek Aug 2013 #31
Agreed. I finally all but closed my eyes Mira Aug 2013 #33
Kick! ramapo Aug 2013 #32
Kick! JohnnyRingo Aug 2013 #34
Kick Mz Pip Aug 2013 #35
Surprising number of boats--and not a single bike--given the category! mnhtnbb Aug 2013 #36
I almost did a bike one... a la izquierda Aug 2013 #40
I had a great bike one--from years and years ago--taken on our honeymoon in France. mnhtnbb Aug 2013 #42
Actually there was ONE bike photo groundloop Aug 2013 #43
Kick Blue_In_AK Aug 2013 #37
KnR JohnnyRingo Aug 2013 #38
kick em alfredo Aug 2013 #39
Morning kick! mnhtnbb Aug 2013 #41
Fledgling Supersedeas Aug 2013 #44
Had to go with Mirage panader0 Aug 2013 #45
Kick! ramapo Aug 2013 #46
This was a really great theme samplegirl Aug 2013 #47
Kick Mira Aug 2013 #48
... Solly Mack Aug 2013 #49
Kick! ramapo Aug 2013 #50
Much appreciated! JohnnyLib2 Aug 2013 #51
Kick a la izquierda Aug 2013 #52
Last day to vote! mnhtnbb Aug 2013 #53
thanks everyone for voting and for keeping this thread kicked.... groundloop Aug 2013 #54
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