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Old 07-01-11, 09:34 AM   #1
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July 2011 Foo Photo Contest - We have a winner!!

The theme for July is Electric.

1. also e·lec·tri·cal (-tr-kl) Of, relating to, producing, or operated by electricity: electric current; an electrical appliance.

2.
a. Of or related to sound created or altered by an electrical or electronic device.
b. Amplified by an electronic device: an electric guitar.

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a. Emotionally exciting; thrilling: gave an electric reading of the play.
b. Exceptionally tense; highly charged with emotion: an atmosphere electric with suspicion.

Theme: Electric
Rules: You must be the photographer
One entry per month
Try to make the image a recent one

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Old 07-02-11, 05:25 AM   #2
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theme is pretty tricky ...
i'll try this one.

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Bosch Generator by macfred64, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Old 07-02-11, 10:35 AM   #3
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Old 07-07-11, 10:44 PM   #5
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Old 07-07-11, 11:36 PM   #6
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^^ Nice.
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This is where my electricity lives....

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Old 07-11-11, 09:11 AM   #8
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come on, fooster! is nothing electric in your lives?
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Old 07-18-11, 11:05 AM   #10
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I want to see pgoats new ac with the extension cord.
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cool pic, chris!
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soory foosters, been busy getting settled into a new apartment with the girl, not the pic for the contest.

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Old 07-22-11, 01:51 PM   #15
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come on, fooster! is nothing electric in your lives?
I was hoping to see something from the "emotionally exciting; thrilling" definition.
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I was hoping to see something from the "emotionally exciting; thrilling" definition.
How's this, a bit of an electric atmosphere: (click to enlarge)

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Old 07-23-11, 01:55 PM   #17
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I wasn't the photographer, so I guess this doesn't count. But this is what we use to make the steam to turn the turbine and make the electricity.
I still haven't fiqured out why everyone thinks its green. Its a nice blue color.
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Took this during a recent storm in the harbor along Lake Michigan.


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A member of San Jose Taiko performs at Obon Festival.
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Time to vote! List your favorite three photographers. Voting ends on Saturday the 6th.
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