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TPorter2006 ADMIN October 13, 2016
Congrats to brian batters (B-C-B) who took the best buoy image of 2015 as voted by our members!
Now 33,000 buoy images strong!

Group Description

We celebrate buoys and their wonderful waterscapes, what would our world be like without buoyants?

brian batters (B-C-B) took the Best Buoy Image of 2015, congrats!

1st Place - Best Buoy Image of 2015

The Tide Brings In.

Gallery of 2015's Best Buoy Images:
www.flickr.com/photos/tporter2/galleries/72157663073492756/

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Wayne O'Neill took the Best Buoy Image of 2014, congrats!

Cowan Buoys (again)

Winner's Gallery:
www.flickr.com/photos/tporter2/galleries/72157650009993212/

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Jayneboo took the Best Buoy Image of 2013, congrats!

Tal-y-Llyn Boats at Dusk

Winner's Gallery:


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Voting is over, and it is time to announce the winners of our Best Buoy Image of 2012 contest.

I want to thank everyone who entered and voted. Superb competition!

Congrats go out to MIlosh, Goerdie & Sam:

1st Place
Buoys at Dawn by Milosh Kosanovich
Buoys At Dawn.jpg


2nd Place
Being Yellow in the Underworld by goerdie_l.
being yellow in the underworld


3rd Place
Fish Beneath the Boat by samthe8th
Fish beneath the boat


I'm extremely proud to run a group that displays this level of photographic skill, stunning nautical images all! Many thanks to the Buoyant Moderators!

Now go out and take the Best Buoy Image of 2013 and we will see you in the next Year End challenge!

UCheckPlayNG: (5:15pt, 14:13pt, 61:12pt, 63:11pt, 7:9pt, 60:9pt, 21:8pt, 38:8pt, 43:8pt, 50:7pt, 42:6pt, 9:5pt, 22:5pt, 19:4pt, 30:4pt, 46:4pt, 59:4pt, 64:4pt, 67:4pt, 3:3pt, 11:3pt, 13:3pt, 28:3pt, 41:3pt, 44:3pt, 56:3pt, 62:3pt, 1:2pt, 2:2pt, 8:2pt, 12:2pt, 15:2pt, 24:2pt, 25:2pt, 32:2pt, 34:2pt, 36:2pt, 47:2pt, 48:2pt, 57:2pt, 65:2pt, 6:1pt, 17:1pt, 18:1pt, 27:1pt, 33:1pt, 49:1pt, 52:1pt, 54:1pt, 55:1pt)

Winners Gallery:


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Voting is over, and it is time to announce the winners of our Best Buoy Image of 2011 contest.

I want to thank everyone who entered and voted. Superb competition!

Congrats go out to Mark, Tracey and Hugh:

1st Place
Jibbo for Lost Buoys
a) lost buoys


2nd Place
Tracey Stephens for Reflective Tranquility
Reflective Tranquility


3rd Place
LifeLover4 for Proud Sea Lions
Proud Sea Lions


Winner's Gallery:


I'm extremely proud to run a group that displays this level of photographic skill, stunning images all!

Now go out and take the Best Buoy Image of 2012 and we will see you in the next Year End challenge!


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Best Buoy Image of 2010 Contest

First Place - Orange Buoy by Zardoz67
Orange buoy

Second Place (Tie) - There Were Four in the Bed by Brent Workman
"There were four in the bed, and the little one said..."

Second Place (Tie) - Buoy by Atmospherics
Buoy

Third Place - Calm by Pominoz
Calm

Congratulations to the winners! Thanks to everyone who entered and voted! Now go take the best buoy pic of 2011!

Winners Gallery = 1st 3 places and the other top vote getters!



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As long as there is a buoy visible in your image, post it here! If I found your buoy image in a search, and you have others, feel free to add them to the group pool also!

You can tag your image with "Buoyant", if you like. If not, I probably will, because it makes searching for buoy pics easier if I can disregard the ones already in the pool. Thanks!

Images that don't allow comments or tags are not good candidates for our pool.


Invite Script:
Moderator -
Hi, I'm a moderator of a group called <a href=https://www.flickr.com/groups/342193@N23/>Buoyant</a>, and I would like to have your image added to the group pool.

Member -
Hi, I'm a member of a group called <a href=https://www.flickr.com/groups/342193@N23/>Buoyant</a>, and I would like to have your image added to the group pool.


Translations:
Buoy, Bouy, Bouey, Bhoy, Bhouy, Float, Bouee, Flotteur, Boei, Boj, Boja, Boya, Boje, Bojen, Boia, Boa, Poi, Poiju, Bauja, Dufl, Pelampung, Plude, Flyteboye, Plovec & Samandira.

Search:
www.flickr.com/search/?s=rec&ss=1&w=all&q=buo...

Group Founded 31 May, 2007

Group Rules

Only pictures of buoys are acceptable. Marker buoys, lifebuoys, mooring buoys, etc...

Our group does have a Flipboard magazine, and adding your photo to the group is giving permission to use your photo in the mag. A link to the mag will be placed on your photo so you can see it.

Buoys are back in town!

Additional Info

  • Members can post 5 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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