I had posted this many months ago and am re-submitting it after re-doing the post processing.

Have a fun FRIDAY and adventurous weekend!

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Air Floss !

Uploaded: May 21, 2010 13:30:54


The latest innovation in dental hygiene.

This is from my archives. I shot this about two years ago and it was originally posted in an older photostream (on Flickr) of mine that no longer exists. I came across it yesterday as I was reorganizing my library. It cracked me up. I took a leaf blower and fastened it to a step ladder. I placed the ladder in my living room and turned on the leaf blower. It took several shots to get one I thought would work. My eyes were so dry, and my lips kept getting stuck on my teeth as they tried to go back to normal position. The noise from the blower lingered in my ears for about an hour after the shoot. Note the blur in my eyelashes... high velocity wind will do this kind of thing :o)

As I studied this shot yesterday... I had to ask myself, "What the hell was I thinking?!?!"

I had posted this many months ago and am re-submitting it after re-doing the post processing.

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Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 21, 2010

Received the email and still don't know what you were thinking. LOL. This is very creative and interesting. Think we will see it again. That is one powerful leaf blower. #1271009

Charlotte LaBarbera level-classic May 21, 2010

Made me laugh! #8627245

Mark Dodge May 21, 2010

Tammy!!! LOL! Thanks!

Thanks Charlotte :o) #8627252

Brenda Sides level-classic May 21, 2010

Funny, creative MT, Mark! :D I take it that you weren't wearing earplugs ... ouch. #8627849

Julianne Bradford May 27, 2010

A favorite of mine:-) This is guaranteed to blow the cobwebs away,LOL! #8647913

Lynne Morris June 05, 2010

Fantastic work Mark, I can't believe you went to such lengths to do this, I was thinking you must have used a programme in ps lol. Bet we see it again! #8668368

Julianne Bradford June 07, 2010

Another congratulations!Super finalist! #8671840

Lynne Morris June 07, 2010

WTG Mark and Huge Congratulations on your finalist, knew we would see this again, hope it gets gold. #8676415

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 07, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Mark. #8676609

Dianna Murphy June 09, 2010

Yay, funny man! Congratulations. #8683416

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 09, 2010

Great teeth, Mark!! :) Really!!! Huge congrats on your wonderfully creative (and hysterically funny commentary) Gold Win! ~Val #8683449

Renee Doyle June 09, 2010

LOL ... the things we photographers do!!!!! Well worth all the effort!!! Congratulations Mark!!! #8683519

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 09, 2010

LOL, Mark, a great winner!

Debby #8683720

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe June 09, 2010

Great job Mark, congratulations on your win! #8683983

Sam Britt June 09, 2010

Congratulations on this winner, Mark! #8684048

Jeana Clark June 09, 2010

How Creative AND Funny!!!
Huge congratulations
for your fantastic win!!!!!!

~J~ #8684459

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 10, 2010

Congratulations on you winner, Mark. Well deserved. :o) #8684884

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 10, 2010

CONGRATZ on fetching the GOLD!!

UB. #8685275

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 10, 2010

Big congratulations on your awesom Gold 2nd Place Win Mark, very well deserved too!!! Soooo funny too..

jo ann c. #8685904

Mark Dodge June 10, 2010

Thank you everyone! I really appreciate it. #8685928

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic June 10, 2010

LOL Mark!!!!!! Your story on this shot is hilarious as well as the shot. The things we do for a great picture! LOL A big congrats to you on this wonderful gold winner #8686786

Julianne Bradford June 10, 2010

Great effects got the Gold! Congratulations Mark!! #8686922

Carol L. Fowler June 10, 2010

I have a feeling you still get nostalgic and at least get the hairdryer in your face now and then! Congrats! #8687235

Mary K. Robison June 10, 2010

If this is the strangest thing you've ever done, Mark, I'd be surprised...tip of the iceberg, and all that...
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Winner! #8687386

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 11, 2010

Huge congratulations, Mark...fantastic winner! Don't know how I missed it the first time! #8690032

Lynn Sapadin June 13, 2010

Congratulations Mark! I think I was asleep and did not even realize the contest winners were announced...

Lynn #8692732

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 14, 2010

You are too funny Mark! I can't imagine turning a leaf blower on in my house! Congratulations on this well-deserved winner! #8693146

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 18, 2010

Congratulations Mark on your Win!!!

Dominick #8702257

Anne McKinnell June 26, 2010

This always makes me laugh! Congratulations on your winner Mark! #8718142

Joy Bello March 24, 2011

Too funny!!

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