Disasters - Photography Contest [27 entries]

Fire Starter... Picture

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Maybe it's time for some photojournalism. Your task in this contest is to take pictures of either man-caused or natural calamities, e.g. buildings, structures, or vehicles on fire or burned to the ground, ruined by earthquake, explosion or demolition, trees and/or vegetation uprooted and flattened out in the wake of severe storms or hurricanes, waterlogged boats or residences, in short anything that would look hit by some sort of disaster. Ruins of very old or ancient buildings such as chateaus, castles e.t.c. would be considered off topic.

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Suggested by: roon

Contest Moderator: It would be good to tell us what kind of disaster we are looking at. ( 5 years and 1252 days ago )

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Fire Starter... - created by captgeo

Fire Starter...
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One of the homes hit by an arsonist. (5 years and 1245 days ago)

Foundered - created by jerostone

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This one I shot years ago with a cheap camera, I had bought from a supermarket of all places. She was a trawler carrying illegal aliens, and as soon as they had had it fastened alongside the dock, she'd began making water fast, most probably an act of scuttling. (5 years and 1251 days ago)

Earthquake in Abruzzo - created by patty

Earthquake in Abruzzo
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_L'Aquila_earthquake (5 years and 1250 days ago)

Another Protest - created by locksmagic

Another Protest
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In my city the Mayor has laid off half of the firefighters and police officers, since the layoff there has been 2 fires per week each on opposite sides of town at the same time. Coincidence...? (5 years and 1244 days ago)

Earth Quake, Christchurch - created by friiskiwi

Earth Quake, Christchurch
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Photographed July 2011.
They have had several bad shakes in the last week, so not sure how much of this is still standing. (5 years and 1246 days ago)

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