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Bokeh Photography Challenge: Old & New

I took this photo of a dried hydrangia with a blooming cherry tree several yards behind it. The light was just right for the pink of the cherry blooms, a touch of green from the new leaves and the blue of the sky to give a nice Bokeh effect backing for the brown of the dried hydrangia bloom! Photo taken with a Nikon D-60.

Horror Photography Challenge: Ghost Caught on Camera, Prospect Place 10/28/11

You be the judge, win or not, let me know. This is the actual photo no editing (except the small caption to show you were to look) This is the 3rd Floor (typo on photo) "Ballroom" of Prospect Place in Dresden Ohio. Out of screen to the right is a cross that was painted to cover up a pentagram. Everyone in the room was standing behind me so there is no possible way to reflect this. No ledge outside of window so that is not possible. To me it looks like a figure with a white collar standing nex...

Cloud Photography Challenge: Sunset at Haleakala (Maui)

Small version of a 80 megapixel stitched panorama. Near sunset (the sun is above the clouds illuminating them) at the 10,000 foot elevation summit of Haleakala. If you think this is a pretty scene...you should spend a few minutes and watch the 1080P partial time lapse video I took here of the sunset. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBsR5Ogeiq8

Jan Kounen: Undisputed Master of Psycho Stop Motion Animation

As inspiration for the Levitation Challenge, a demonstration of pure stop motion genius: Jan Kounen's Gisele Kerozene, the tale of four extremely odd witches "flying" on motorized brooms. If Tokyo's Levitating Girl has to jump 200 times to get the perfect shot, imagine how many times these four guys had to jump to get a full 4 minutes and 30 seconds of stop motion magic.