Vicki Zoller January 25, 2008

Simplicity and form . . .
the shadows that are cast adding the criss-cross pattern added another dimension to this. This is such a well thought out composition! #838657

Les Rhoades level-classic January 25, 2008

And the circle gets the sqaure!
It's perfectly balanced and has very pleasing colors. #5391561

Katarina Mansson January 25, 2008

Love the composition, colors, geometrical forms, lines and shapes! One probably need that Martini after (or before?) trying to follow the theoretical information though...:-) #5391690

John Caruso January 25, 2008

It's a winner on all accounts, Chris! The colors are just great, and the comp, although appearing simple and straight forward, is in actuality quite complex and sophisticated. Great work! #5391796

Jillian Danielson January 25, 2008

wow! that's so cool Chris! Love it! #5391851

Michelle L. Frick January 25, 2008

My head is spinning with all that math Chris - LOL! I love the colors, light, lines and overall design. Very impressive blending of all those elements. #5391988

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 25, 2008

Great image and shapes here, Christopher.

Dominick #5392169

Tiia Vissak January 25, 2008

interesting! #5394668

Susan M. Hembree level-classic January 25, 2008

Fantastic, Chris! #5396192

Christopher Budny level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Thanks, folks! I appreciate your comments on my peculiar little project! #5398744

Sylvia Rossler February 22, 2008

Big congrats on another amazing finalist Chris :O) #5533855

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 22, 2008

Hadn't seen this, Chris, but I love it. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5534885

Corinne M. Thompson February 22, 2008

I missed this one too, it's fantastic! Congrats! #5535477

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 22, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Christopher!!! #5536080

Susan M. Hembree level-classic February 22, 2008

WTG, Chris! I love this shot! Congrats! #5536489

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2008

Congratulations! #5537462

Katarina Mansson February 23, 2008

Cheers Chris! #5537561

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 23, 2008

Thank you, folks! Another one catching me by surprise; it was a fun exercise in playing with dimensions and units of measure, but I didn't think it would catch the judges' eyes! #5537840

Colleen Farrell February 23, 2008

Fabulous!! Big congratulations on this finalist, Chris! #5540463

Ken Smith level-classic February 23, 2008

Very creative, Chris. Congrats again!! #5540758

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 23, 2008

Thanks, Colleen & Ken! #5541827

Ronald F. Fischer February 23, 2008

What a spectacular finalist, Chris!! #5542007

Datha Y. Thompson February 23, 2008

Congratulations Chris :0) #5542220

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 24, 2008

Thank you both, Datha & Ronald! #5543722

Susana Ms Heide February 24, 2008

WOW!!! Love the sleek, contemporary look to this image!!! Your elements all come togehter perfectly! Congrats on this super finalist Chris!! #5544193

Pat Gamwell February 24, 2008

Incredible shot, Chris! BIG CONGRATS! #5544414

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 24, 2008

Thanks, ladies! #5545350

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 24, 2008

I bet you dream in color! This is wonderful Chris! #5546024

Michelle L. Frick February 24, 2008

Congratulations Chris - I still haven't figured out the math - LOL! #5546146

Danielle Fuller February 25, 2008

Great finalsit here Chris! Again your work in abstract is just amazing! #5548382

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 25, 2008

Thanks so much, folks! I think I'll have a martini in this glass tonite, to celebrate! #5548572

Susan Fox February 26, 2008

Congrats Chris :-) #5554895

Les Rhoades level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!

I had a feeling this one was going to compete well. #5559249

Carol Teal February 26, 2008

Very creative and colorful Christopher, and too mathematical for me! LOL Congrats on your finalist! #5559438

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 27, 2008

Thank you all very much! #5561142

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EF100mm, f/8, .8 Second, -1/3ev, RAW, ISO100, tripod, light tent.
A discussion on square crops got me into a geometric frame of mind, recalling the forms of architecture
built around a shared measurement. This composition came out of that; loosely, a circle of radius X, set in a square
field 3X by 3X, above a rectangle of 1X by 3X. It is actually the bowl of a martini glass (viewed into the bowl)
on the blue drape of the tent, the drape's edge ending on the tabletop where the spotlights cast shadows and light.
01-08 Finalist, Catchall

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 8/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on January 25, 2008 Photo Contest Finalist

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