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Out of Hibernation - Photo Contest #59 June "SKY"

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Topic: Out of Hibernation - Photo Contest #59 June "SKY"
Posted By: m00n
Subject: Out of Hibernation - Photo Contest #59 June "SKY"
Date Posted: June/05/2019 at 20:37
I was afraid that I somehow killed the photo contest in January but I got a PM from Skylar in May saying that I should start a new photo contest theme for this month.  So, with a nod to Skylar and since I live in the Big Sky state, I think a "sky" theme might be appropriate for June.  Any image of the sky, or something in the sky, or where the sky dominates. 

A new dawn for the contest. 

The sky is the limit.

Not my entries, but here are some seed photos because I like to see my pictures on the internet.








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Montana, where men are men and sheep are lying little tramps.



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Posted By: Sparky
Date Posted: June/05/2019 at 23:29
Nice!!


Posted By: coyote95
Date Posted: June/06/2019 at 05:34
 Excellent!

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"Life is like riding a bicycle . To keep balance you must keep moving" Albert Einstein


Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: June/10/2019 at 17:32
This old abandoned Trojan front end loader is parked near the campsite on one of my hunting leases in King County TX, out in the middle of nowhere between Guthrie and Paducah. I always thought it would look at home in the Pixar movie "Cars," as it looks like it has a face. The headlights are of course the "eyes," the steel ridge above the eyes eyebrows, and the bucket its mouth. I took this photo yesterday afternoon as a thunderstorm was rolling in, so the sky looked dark and menacing. I processed the photo using HDR techniques so I could bring out the rust and details of the machine, but the sky still looked almost this dramatic.




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Ted


Money can't buy happiness... but it's much more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.


Posted By: bugsNbows
Date Posted: June/10/2019 at 19:49
Very nice Ted. Hope you are well my friend.

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If we're not suppose to eat animals...how come they're made of meat?
               Anomymous


Posted By: cyborg
Date Posted: June/11/2019 at 00:37
Here's an interesting one from 3 years ago here.

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With Freedom comes great responsibility, you cannot have one without the other

An armed public are citizens. A disarmed public are subjects.

OATH KEEPER #8233 Support us, and join our cause.

Cyborg


Posted By: coyote95
Date Posted: June/20/2019 at 12:25


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"Life is like riding a bicycle . To keep balance you must keep moving" Albert Einstein


Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: June/20/2019 at 17:59
This was through a window at a motel in down town Salt Lake City. 




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Lifetime warranty and excellent customer service don't mean a thing when your gun fails during a zombie attack.

"A Liberal is a person who will give away everything they don't own."


Posted By: BeltFed
Date Posted: June/21/2019 at 10:13
Does Mrs Tool know about this hotel room?


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Life's concerns should be about the 120lb pack your trying to get to the top of the mountain, and not the rock in your boot.


Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: June/21/2019 at 12:54
That she does, she took the same pic seconds before I did. 


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Lifetime warranty and excellent customer service don't mean a thing when your gun fails during a zombie attack.

"A Liberal is a person who will give away everything they don't own."


Posted By: 3_tens
Date Posted: June/26/2019 at 20:32
Shark-nado

Clouds are over a Tornado chewing up the landscape in Pawhuska. 65 miles from here. It was also dropping Baseball sized Hail.




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Folks ain't got a sense of humor no more. They don't laugh they just get sore.

Need to follow the rules. Just hard to determine which set of rules to follow
Now the rules have changed again.


Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: June/30/2019 at 12:34
Last day to submit a photo for this month’s photo contest folks. Remember to check the photo contest rules for a valid entry, namely that you took the photo and that it was shot this month when the theme was announced. Cyborg’s photo wouldn’t be valid for example because it was taken 3 years ago.

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Ted


Money can't buy happiness... but it's much more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.


Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: June/30/2019 at 12:38
M00n, I’m hoping to see one from you, buddy! 

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Ted


Money can't buy happiness... but it's much more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.


Posted By: m00n
Date Posted: June/30/2019 at 19:07
Originally posted by RifleDude RifleDude wrote:

M00n, I’m hoping to see one from you, buddy! 

Thanks, I was holding out until today for a tornado or big lightening storm but no such luck.  So, here's a drive-by shot of a storm brewing over the Crazy Mountains (except you can't see the mountains) that I took on the way home last week.  No skill involved other than driving with one hand and not losing my camera as I hung it out the truck window at 80mph.





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Montana, where men are men and sheep are lying little tramps.


Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: July/07/2019 at 10:09
Congrats Lile (3_Tens), you're the winner of the June photo contest! Please announce a new topic for July and start a new thread for it with the title format we've been using.

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Ted


Money can't buy happiness... but it's much more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.


Posted By: Dogger
Date Posted: July/09/2019 at 13:03
Great pictures guys, kudos to all.



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God save the Empire!


Posted By: tahqua
Date Posted: July/09/2019 at 13:36
It's what Lile called the picture that wrapped it up

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Doug


Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: July/09/2019 at 16:31
Yeah it did look just like a shark!

Paging Mr Lile... Give us the new topic for July sir!


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Ted


Money can't buy happiness... but it's much more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.


Posted By: Peddler
Date Posted: July/09/2019 at 16:45
great pics, 👍🥃.

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When you are dead, you don't know you are dead.It is difficult only for others.

It is the same when you are stupid.


Posted By: 3_tens
Date Posted: July/17/2019 at 12:09
Sorry I am late. It has been busy with the BBQ company and Dr.s appointments. July contest will be Green. Does not need to be the only color but the subject. Green Grass, Green Tree, Green insect, green car, Tiny Green Bikini ect. Good luck and happy hunting.


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Folks ain't got a sense of humor no more. They don't laugh they just get sore.

Need to follow the rules. Just hard to determine which set of rules to follow
Now the rules have changed again.


Posted By: Sgt. D
Date Posted: July/17/2019 at 19:57
 
Not an entry........


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Take care of Soldiers, Show em how its done and do it with em, Run to the Fight & and hold your ground! I die my men go home! If you're a NCO and this ain't you. GET OUT! GOD BLESS AMERICA!



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