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Confetti Explosion

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Jack Campbell This is a photograph of a confetti gun being fired. I was inspired to capture the exact moment when the chemical energy in the confetti cartridge was converted into kinetic energy, as well as light energy. The image was captured using my Digital SLR camera. To freeze the […]

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Birds and a Wind Turbine at Sunset

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Theme: Energy Award: Highly Commended Photographer: Michael Hoffman My inspiration for this Photo was the environment and its energy. The stunning world we live in is sustained by the immense energy of the sun depicted here. The amount of energy the Sun has exceeds 1.5 billion atom bombs, per second. But although our environment is amazing, […]

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Pedal Power

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Emily Phang I was with my parents and sister visiting Borough Market when I suddenly caught a glimpse of these two pedal-powered vehicles.  I was so curious I quickly took the camera from my Dad and snapped a picture of them as they were pulling away.  I later found out […]

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African Lioness Close-Up

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Alex Dibnah This has got to be one of if not my best image that I have taken. I had been to this zoo before and was ever so eager to try it out once more. The great thing about photography is that no one photo is the same as […]

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Blazing Embers

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Abegael Tomlin The inspiration for this picture was to show the beauty behind the natural energy resource of fire.  Fire can have an almost hypnotic effect upon a person as you get drawn into the shimmering golden flames which can help sustain life or cruelly snuff it out.  The picture […]

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The Wheel of Fortune

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Lyna Azzouz This is a picture of the water-powered Yates Cider Mill in Rochester Hills, MI. I chose this particular place because I associate it with wonderful memories and delicious tastes. I had my first apple cider at the Yates Cider Mill and I loved its rich and sweet taste. […]

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Flash Fire

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Charlotte Kanzler This is an example of the use of lycopodium powder, which when dispersed into the air over a Bunsen burner will produce a magnificent flash of fire. Despite lycopodium’s obvious flammability, it is slow to catch flame when sitting in a pile. The disparity is created because blowing […]

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Fierce Power of a Rutting Stag

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Danielle Connor During the rut you really do see the energy and power of Red Deer stags. A stag is a male deer but a rutting stag is usually between the age of 7 to 9 years old and are the strongest and biggest male. This particular rutting male had […]

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Minaret, Istanbul, 2012

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Edward Hands There were three inspirations for taking this photo. The first was to show the clash between east and west. This was taken in Istanbul. Istanbul is a city of two continents, Europe and Asia. Istanbul is a Muslim country and the pylons are a western idea and invention. […]

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Energy: Natural and Artificial

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Charu Maheshwari I think this photograph speaks about itself. The different forms of energy have been depicted in this photograph. The natural forms of energy like the sun can be seen here. Also the wind energy can be felt because of the clouds. Also the electric pole can be seen […]

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Peace and Rush

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Victoria Leigh Energy is the core of existence, its part of our lives and always will be. Energy brings life and vibrance and I feel as if as we’ve developed so has energy, we’ve pushed energy further and we’re still stretching it until one day may be we’ll reach its […]

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Purple

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Elizabeth Ham I took this photograph over Easter during my internship at a stem cell research lab in The Children’s Hospital Boston. The photograph shows a stem cell researcher mixing a solution of media for his Immunocytochemistry (ICC) experiment. The cells require the nutrients and energy in the media to […]

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Hong Kong Lights

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Theme: Energy Award: N/A Photographer: Alexandra Barkshire This is a photo that I took in Hong Kong, now one of the leading international financial centres of the world. It is the World’s most vertical city resulting in an incredibly dense mass of buildings, and in turn meaning that power is needed on a vast scale […]

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A Happy Cyclist

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Theme: Science Behind The Olympics Award: Highly Commended Photographer: eleanor leonne bennett A happy man cycling. Excersise produces endophins and makes you happier. Trying hard gets you fitter and healthy, it is a good route to joy. This photo was taken in Disley,Cheshire last summer. He looked very happy to have his photo taken a […]

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Hanging Mating

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Theme: Science Behind The Olympics Award: Highly Commended Photographer: Gusti Ngurah Prana Jagannatha This moment I Find When I was in the garden with my father on tanggl March 11, 2012 at 10 am I found a Robberfly (Asilidae) are running neck males chase the females robberfly, Robberfly the Insects in the Diptera family Asilidae […]

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Science Behind The Olympics

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Theme: Science Behind The Olympics Award: N/A Photographer: Jasmine Clackett the science behind the olympics to me is how they move there bones, creating a image, a kind of illusion to the eye. my picture shows a homemade bluetac sculpture that i made imaging the bones, in which we cant see, of a swimmer, i […]

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Minimizing Drag

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Theme: Science Behind The Olympics Award: Runner-up Photographer: Jackson Algiers I have been swimming since I was five. Swimming is my favorite sport. When my Physics teacher told us we had to enter one, extra-curricular, science activity, I looked online for photo contests and science fairs that were related to swimming. I found the YS […]

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Running For Science

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Theme: Science Behind The Olympics Award: N/A Photographer: Kermit Frazier In the “track” events competitors run a specified distance and the shortest time that distance is covered by a competitor determines the winner.  At first glance this is simply time being a function of distance and competitors speed.  Upon closer examination, what factors affect speed?  […]

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Mystical Rings

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Theme: Science behind the Olympics Award: Winner Photographer: Abegael Tomlin The inspiration behind this picture was trying to capture the visual essence of energy as well as linking into the 2012 Olympic Games.  I used a slow shutter speed on tripod which enabled me to photograph the light over a certain amount of time and […]

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The Torch

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Theme: Science behind the Olympics Award: Highly Commended Photographer: Ryan McDougald This photograph, that I’ve titled “the torch”, is an impressionistic representation of the Olympic torch. The flame that extends from the Olympic torch is continually lit from before the games begin to the last day of the events. This photograph is meant to slow […]