Vicki Zoller 1/25/2008 5:52:43 AM

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 1/25/2008 6:24:37 AM

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

Katarina Mansson 1/25/2008 6:43:21 AM

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 1/25/2008 7:12:26 AM

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 1/25/2008 7:23:09 AM

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

Michelle L. Frick 1/25/2008 7:56:44 AM

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 1/25/2008 8:36:49 AM

Great image and shapes here, Christopher.

Dominick #5392169

Tiia Vissak 1/25/2008 1:44:54 PM

interesting! #5394668

Susan M. Hembree 1/25/2008 5:38:13 PM

Fantastic, Chris! #5396192

Christopher Budny 1/26/2008 6:42:01 AM

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

Sylvia Rossler 2/22/2008 3:46:23 PM

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

Nikki McDonald 2/22/2008 5:49:31 PM

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

Corinne M. Thompson 2/22/2008 7:07:00 PM

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

Patrick Rouzes 2/22/2008 8:07:30 PM

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

Susan M. Hembree 2/22/2008 9:20:52 PM

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

Tiia Vissak 2/23/2008 3:27:36 AM

Congratulations! #5537462

Katarina Mansson 2/23/2008 3:57:24 AM

Cheers Chris! #5537561

Christopher Budny 2/23/2008 5:09:55 AM

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 2/23/2008 12:48:25 PM

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

Ken Smith 2/23/2008 2:16:12 PM

Very creative, Chris. Congrats again!! #5540758

Christopher Budny 2/23/2008 7:35:14 PM

Thanks, Colleen & Ken! #5541827

Ronald F. Fischer 2/23/2008 8:46:45 PM

What a spectacular finalist, Chris!! #5542007

Datha Y. Thompson 2/23/2008 9:42:36 PM

Congratulations Chris :0) #5542220

Christopher Budny 2/24/2008 7:45:57 AM

Thank you both, Datha & Ronald! #5543722

Susana Ms Heide 2/24/2008 9:06:53 AM

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

Pat Gamwell 2/24/2008 9:42:11 AM

Incredible shot, Chris! BIG CONGRATS! #5544414

Christopher Budny 2/24/2008 2:13:59 PM

Thanks, ladies! #5545350

Gail Vitikacs 2/24/2008 4:56:04 PM

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

Michelle L. Frick 2/24/2008 5:28:35 PM

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

Danielle Fuller 2/25/2008 5:27:37 AM

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

Christopher Budny 2/25/2008 6:16:45 AM

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

Susan Fox 2/26/2008 9:48:06 AM

Congrats Chris :-) #5554895

Les Rhoades 2/26/2008 10:05:13 PM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!

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

Carol Teal 2/26/2008 11:15:45 PM

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

Christopher Budny 2/27/2008 6:20:16 AM

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

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