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  1. Sam Sabri's Avatar
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    I'm on a boat! Well, not really, but you might be. This week we're going to go out and capture some boats for our weekly photo contest. Those boats don't have to be in the middle of the Pacific, as you can see the image above here is on dry land. Just go find a boat and take a cool picture with your Windows Phone.

    Boats

    Boats! Toy boats. Tug boats. Rowboats. Big boats. Small boats. Blue boats. Pink boats. Doesn't matter. Just find a boat and take a great picture!
    The above photo at the top of this post is from the Lumia 925. Saturation upped a little bit and the image cropped for the site.

    Rules

    Rules are going to be just like last week. Here they are:

    • Picture must be taken with a Windows Phone
    • Picture must be uploaded to the contest thread (linked below)
    • You have to tell us what device you used to take the picture, and any special software or apps you might have used. Editing your pictures is fine, this is art
    • Feel free to add a little back story, we want to know how the picture came to be
    • You must have used a valid email address to register here at Windows Phone Central, so I know how to contact the winner
    • Only ONE entry per week per person


    Social

    We're going to continue our social experiment from last week. Share any pictures you take for the contest on Instagram, Twitter and Fhotoroom using the following hashtags. It's a fun way to at a glance check out your competition and get inspiration. Plus we're building a community of Windows Phone mobile photographers!

    Here's how it looks this week.


    • #WCpc
    • #BoatWC


    This doesn't count as your entry; it's just a fun way to track the photos on social media. Your entry still needs to be in the forums!

    Prize

    One winner will get a $25 gift card to the Windows Phone Store. You can use it to buy apps and games in the Windows Phone Store, Windows Store or Xbox Store.

    We'll pick a winner Tuesday night (October 28) at 11:59 PM ET. Winners will be announced in a blog post for the contest next week.

    Good luck and have fun!
    Last edited by Sam Sabri; 10-23-2014 at 07:07 PM. Reason: WC, no more WPC
    10-23-2014 07:00 PM
  2. Daniel_H_UK's Avatar
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    Taken on my Old Nokia Lumia 920 at Quay Side Newcastle Upon Tyne (United Kingdom) last summer (Image isn't edited)
    andrygun, ks_yeoh and greenspot like this.
    10-23-2014 07:24 PM
  3. toddpart's Avatar
    Windward mark rounding and spinnaker set for the 2014 J24 North American Championship in Marion, MA. Taken with LUMIA 1020 while on board a Tartan 372....OIS helped big time in the light chop. This magnificent device also took a tremendous "Ice Bucket Challenge" HD vid of me moments after this shot :-)

    https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resi...57955%21165802
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    10-23-2014 07:39 PM
  4. Noam Bonnie's Avatar
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    Lumia 920
    Fhotoroom
    Queens, New York
    10-23-2014 07:59 PM
  5. JBtrainman's Avatar
    A shot of the oil ship Ivy Express squeezing through the Panama Canal. I took this with my Lumia 521 last April while on a trip to Panama.
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    broughshane and sflkdr like this.
    10-23-2014 07:59 PM
  6. tkadrum's Avatar
    Not my boat(Iwish), on a very cloudy day. With my Nokia1020,edited PCS
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    10-23-2014 08:21 PM
  7. AMDAC's Avatar
    Early this week I was staying with my family in a campervan on the waterfront at the harbour of Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand when I woke up early and decided to go for a walk shortly after sunrise. This photo was taken while I was on that walk. I have a Nokia Lumia 1520 Windows Phone and used one of the filters on the Instagram Beta app to increase the saturation slightly. The photo is cropped square to fit the Instagram format.
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    10-23-2014 08:33 PM
  8. alaskanjackson's Avatar
    WP_20130704_006 - People will be able to use this link to view this item. https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resi...nt=photo%2cjpg
    Leo going to work on the Champion -Lumia 920
    10-23-2014 09:05 PM
  9. andrygun's Avatar
    This was taken at Darling Harbour Sydney.

    I love how the boat sailed slowly leaving a water trail with sunset in the background
    Lumia 1020, edited with fotor

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    jmshub, ks_yeoh and Ivan Hristov like this.
    10-23-2014 09:09 PM
  10. Future Fossil's Avatar
    Nokia Lumia 928
    Where's my 8.1 update Verizon?
    Nokia Camera
    Nokia Creative Studio
    Gunpowder Falls State Park, Hammerman Area, Baltimore County, Maryland

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    10-23-2014 09:12 PM
  11. bAN01TgAZ's Avatar
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    Taken at Stavanger, Norway, of the cruiseliner I was holidaying on, using my 1020, with no processing.
    ks_yeoh and Ivan Hristov like this.
    10-23-2014 09:16 PM
  12. anon(8085571)'s Avatar
    I took this picture with Proshot on my Lumia 920 and edited with 6tag filters.
    I was on a trip to Kerala,India and took these pictures from a boat house in Alleppey Backwaters.
    I have few more images which I will tag with #WCpc
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    10-23-2014 09:16 PM
  13. Mike Aguero's Avatar
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    Nokia Lumia Icon -- Sunset at Sand Key, FL
    10-23-2014 09:25 PM
  14. jmshub's Avatar
    Taken in Sept '13 in the inlet at Ocracoke, NC.
    Taken with my 920, no processing.

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    10-23-2014 09:39 PM
  15. ronniethunder1's Avatar
    While on vacation, we stopped for coffee in Llwaco Washington. This beast was in a field by the coffee shop. My feet got soaked while taking this picture! Taken with Lumia 925. Edited with Adobe PhotoShop Express.
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    10-23-2014 09:44 PM
  16. Gibreel Abdullah's Avatar
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    Lumia 520
    Nokia Camera Beta
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    10-23-2014 09:51 PM
  17. Groover1971's Avatar
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    I took this in January of this year at the Dallas Fair Park during the Chinese Lantern Festival. I used a Lumia 822 using the Lumia Pro Camera app. No processing was done.
    10-23-2014 10:44 PM
  18. Dean Mu's Avatar
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    Lumia 720 + Welding Glass + Fantasia Painter. Taken at kenjeran beach Indonesia.
    10-23-2014 10:48 PM
  19. Chubbynaga's Avatar
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    Lumia 928, edited with Windows 8.1 Photo Editor to adjust contrast and saturation.

    This was a photo of the ferry at Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA. I woke up early that morning to walk and take photos of the harbor. The composition of this photo somehow intrigued me because of the peek of rocks at the bottom. It provided a sense of grounding to the ferry and water.
    jmshub likes this.
    10-23-2014 11:13 PM
  20. CyclingGuyNola's Avatar
    Taken with my L521 (poor pitiful camera), added a Vivid Filter in Creative Studio, Reduced a bit of the Noise and added a HDR Filter in Photoshop CS6.

    Taken along Lakefront\West End New Orleans last fall on one of mine and my daughters 20 mile bike rides we take regularly (though at going on 5 she is getting much tougher to pull in her Bike Trailer, LOL).

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    Stefan Holder and jmshub like this.
    10-23-2014 11:17 PM
  21. ushodax's Avatar
    first of all, im gonna make this clear

    THIS WAS NOT TAKEN WITH A LUMIA SMARTPHONE

    i just wanna share this picture 'cause i think it's the best one i ever taken :P

    i'm not trying to participate in the contest or anything, just wanna share it cause of the topic.

    PS: sorry about my english

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    10-23-2014 11:44 PM
  22. Nico Dekker's Avatar
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    Color and number remind me of a certain model Lumia ;)
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    10-23-2014 11:46 PM
  23. lupinesithlord's Avatar
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    Family trip to Jamestown. Shot on my Lumia 920 no editing.
    10-24-2014 12:01 AM
  24. Rakesh Rocky2's Avatar
    I took this Photo in Kovalam beach Trivandrum, India... I used my LUMIA 820, this is one of the best photos I have taken with this phone...
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    10-24-2014 12:28 AM
  25. Stareye77's Avatar
    This was taken with a Lumia 1020 during a trip to Cape Clear Island just outside of Baltimore in Cork, Ireland. Only an Instagram filter and crop were used to alter the image.

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    10-24-2014 12:33 AM
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