Tonya R. Boles 11/27/2007 7:17:40 AM

Beautiful... #796019

Daniella Puente 11/27/2007 7:59:53 AM

Love the redish tone and delicate close up! #5135219

Tiia Vissak 11/27/2007 10:31:40 AM

Great colors & composition! #5136156

Margie Hurwich 11/27/2007 1:31:26 PM

This is beautiful, Chris! #5137077

aaaaa bbbbb 11/27/2007 2:11:42 PM

Very pretty. Great color, DOF and detail. #5137279

Dr Silly 11/27/2007 4:15:57 PM

Beautiful Chris. :O)

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/27/2007 7:05:49 PM

Beautiful colors and design elements Chris! #5138971

Kara L. Hendricks 11/28/2007 3:55:04 AM

This is gorgeous Chris!!

Don't forget, we have an ornament theme on the 10th of Dec.:) #5140974

Christopher Budny 11/28/2007 6:53:52 AM

Thanks, everyone! The ornaments are simple pieces, compared to the masterful creations Michael makes. But these are just so wonderfully sparkly and clear.
Thanks Kara... I should actually be home on the 10th, which should improve my odds of remembering to participate in the theme! #5141993

Susan M. Hembree 11/28/2007 3:37:46 PM

Wonderful colors in this, Chris. Details, clarity, and DOF are awesome! #5144208

Susan Fox 11/28/2007 5:53:27 PM

Wonderful detailed shot! Great macro :-) #5144614

Patrick Rouzes 11/28/2007 7:04:00 PM

Incredible detail, lighting, colors, focus & comp captrued here!!! Fantastic work on this, Christopher!!! #5144941

Christopher Budny 11/28/2007 7:54:56 PM

Thank you, Sue, Susan & Patrick! I had the ornament on the book, on a table near my patio doors (with sheer curtains) for lighting coming in from the right side of the image. #5145091

Tamera S. Phillips 12/19/2007 6:29:02 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved Chris! Good luck in the next round. #5230749

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/19/2007 6:45:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!! Another great finalist Chris! #5230894

Bob Cournoyer 12/19/2007 6:51:14 PM

Congrats again, Chris!!!

Bob #5230935

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/19/2007 8:27:51 PM

Awesome!Congratulations to you #5231690

Christopher Budny 12/20/2007 2:04:24 PM

I appreciate your comments, Tamera, Donna, Bob & Cheryl... thank you! #5235790

Don Johnson 12/21/2007 10:29:28 AM

Another great shot. You have a wonderful "eye" for photography! #5239869

Christopher Budny 12/21/2007 1:31:25 PM

Thank you very much, Don! #5240381

Renee Doyle 12/21/2007 1:54:03 PM

Wonderful detail and excellent composition Chris! COngratulations! #5240488

Susan Fox 12/21/2007 6:51:03 PM

Congratulations Chris! #5241322

Christopher Budny 12/22/2007 6:16:21 AM

Thank you both, Susan & Renee! #5242577

Corinne M. Thompson 12/22/2007 3:50:07 PM

Very prety capture, congrats on your finalist! #5244266

Christopher Budny 12/22/2007 5:55:50 PM

Thank you, Corinne! #5244537

Carol Teal 12/22/2007 10:49:06 PM

Great detail and macro Chris! Congrats on your finalist! #5245113

Christopher Budny 12/23/2007 5:44:27 AM

Thanks, Carol! Hope you feel better soon! #5245831

Susan M. Hembree 12/23/2007 9:18:42 AM

Congratulations, Chris, on this finalist! #5246480

Christopher Budny 12/24/2007 6:00:29 AM

Thank you, Sue! And Merry Christmas! #5248882

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EF100mm, f/5, 1/4 Second, -1/3ev, ISO100, RAW
I usually like to wait until Dec. 1 to start up my "Christmastime mood"... But I went to Michael Schunke's studio
(Nine Iron Studios; my favorite glassblower) this weekend, and ended up with some of these faceted, optic ornaments.
What caught my eye immediately, was a "daisy" effect, created when you look through the bottom; I'll post that image soon.
This is the top of the ornament, with the glass loop for the hook, sitting on a hardback book of a similar color.
11-07 Finalist, D&M

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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