Fiery Tail of a Comet User Rumble

2009-11-10 6

Up in the sky! A light trail shooting up quickly, at the blink of an eye. Our previous user rumble winner grad brings you the newest challenge – photos of the fiery tail of a comet!

Ok, so it might be a little tough. After all, comets come by so fast, and they occur very rarely, too! If you’re lucky and fast enough to capture its light trail, let’s see it! We welcome photos of light trails from unnatural sources too, brought about by a a firecracker or a random light beam … just remember to keep it relevant to the theme, mmmkay? This rumble is brought to you by our previous rumble winner, grad.

  • Prize(s): The winner gets to pick the next theme
  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated
  • Upload Limit: 1 photo
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)
  • By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

photo credit: nat-errant

written by shhquiet on 2009-11-10 #news #comet #contest #user-rumble #lightstreak #light #competition

6 Comments

  1. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    oh my this one's hard!

  2. torium
    torium ·

    oh, only one :-(

  3. philiipp
    philiipp ·

    oops i didn't see the limit i would have chosen another one! too bad!

  4. yossarian
    yossarian ·

    i don't think mine had enough tags. crap.

  5. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    @yossarian:You can still add the tags I think :)

  6. yossarian
    yossarian ·

    thanks, i'll add a few more.

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