Tourist Areas - Photography Contest [24 entries]

Battleship Wisconsin Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
73.2%
Contest goal:

Almost every town or area has at least one - A "special" place to be visited, from the "biggest ball of twine" (there are several), to various caves, waterfalls, statues, castles and monuments. The Goal: to capture a photo of a local attraction that visitors to an area are encouraged to see. Theme parks (like any of the Disney attractions) are Off Theme. You are encouraged to try to show us lesser known, or more quirky, local landmarks.


Required level: 10+ or higher.
Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: MossyB

friiskiwi: I understand from the description, that it has to be local to where we are living. Is that correct? ( 5 years and 1157 days ago )
Contest Moderator: Since it is difficult to determine where each member lives (and could give away anonymity) the "local" attraction does not need to be where you live. It just needs to be the areas "local attraction". ( 5 years and 1157 days ago )

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Battleship Wisconsin - created by photogirl723


Battleship Wisconsin
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The battleship USS Wisconsin is docked outside of the Nauticus Museum in Norfolk, Virginia and can be toured.

It's quite a titanic of a ship.
(5 years and 1157 days ago)


Eilean Donan Castle - created by jeaniblog


Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle in the western Highlands of Scotland was the setting used in the movie 'Highlander' .. (5 years and 1155 days ago)


Sportfishing at Dawn - created by BeSea


Sportfishing at Dawn
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Cabo San Lucas is not all just sun, sand and beach hotels. The harbour is alive at dawn with sport-fishing boats going out to catch the big one and small water taxis offering an opportunity to catch the shot at sunrise of the famous "Arches". (5 years and 1151 days ago)


Scottish National Monument - created by jeaniblog


Scottish National Monument
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This monument on Calton Hill in Edinburgh was intended to be another Parthenon and to commemorate Scottish Soldiers killed in the Napoleonic wars. Construction started in 1826 but work was stopped in 1829 when the building was only partially built due to lack of money. It has never been completed, leading to the nickname, "Scotland's Disgrace". (5 years and 1154 days ago)


The Sphinx and the Pyramids - created by friiskiwi


The Sphinx and the Pyramids
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(5 years and 1155 days ago)