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Flickr Photo of the Week

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Congratulations to Doug McCluer of Allen, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest! This Doug’s first win in our contest. He follows our previous week’s winner, KT Shiue.

If you would like to participate in the Flickr Photo of the Week contest, all you need to do is upload your photo to our Flickr group page. It’s fine to submit a photo you took earlier than the current week, but we are hoping that the contest will inspire you to go out and shoot something fantastic this week to share with Art&Seek users. If the picture you take involves a facet of the arts, even better. The contest week will run from Monday to Sunday, and the Art&Seek staff will pick a winner on Monday afternoon. We’ll notify the winner through FlickrMail (so be sure to check those inboxes) and ask you to fill out a short survey to tell us a little more about yourself and the photo you took. We’ll post the winners’ photo on Wednesday.

And now, here’s more from Doug:

Title of photo: Before a Wall of Flame
Equipment: Canon EOS 5D MK III, Canon 70-200 f2.8 USMII
About the photo: DFW Airport is home to the DFW Fire Training & Research Center, where firefighters from all over come to train. This photo was shot in the “burn pit,” where they have a replica airplane fuselage rigged with fuel lines so they can light the whole thing on fire to simulate an airplane fire. If you ever notice a huge plume of black smoke rising from somewhere at the airport, chances are the firefighters are conducting a training exercise.