A Lightbulb, Simply

© Dan Holm

A Lightbulb, Simply

Janet Williams August 17, 2005

This is a real brain twister Dan! It looks as if you are looking up into a white lampshade, but then you realise from your description that it is in fact a light bulb bottom up! What it is, is in fact irrelevant as it makes a glorious mono abstract of curves, light and texture. Very effective. #295673

Dominique Declerck August 17, 2005

Great idea, Dan!! very creative!!! #1725989

S J August 17, 2005

Brilliant idea and execution, Dan!!! Nobody else could’ve thought of this but YOU!!! Love it!! #1725993

Evy Johansen level-classic August 17, 2005

Fantastic creative shot, Dan! From the thumbnail it looks like a glass eye... :0 Wonderful image!!! - and, as usually - awesome composition! #1726001

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 17, 2005

What a idea, great graphic effect, Dan!!! Awesome creation! #1726022

Cathy Stancil August 17, 2005

We can always trust that you will present a simple idea with a beautiful creative twist Dan !! Perfect composition (biensur !) and awesome B&W with touch of gold combination... Beautiful abstract ! #1726030

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 17, 2005

Composition, colour and contrasts are perfect! Very simple and elegant! #1726039

Donna Roberts August 17, 2005

I couldn't 'see' this until all of a sudden this unique POV revealed itself.
Great balancing act Dan....lol.
Love this - so different!
:-) dddu #1726050

Phil Sauvey August 17, 2005


You have such a great way of looking at things and capturing it. Someday you will have to shed some light on how you do it! #1726056

Jordi Delgado August 17, 2005

You're simply amazing, Dan!!



August 17, 2005

Amazing find.... #1726080

Pu Chen August 17, 2005

Feel like it's watching me too. Now how did you make it stand like that? Very cool looking shot and unusual subject (well, from this side anyway), Dan! #1726081

Paul E. Earl August 17, 2005

Very clever Dan!! You are so creative!! I love the composition as well!! In fact I think the whole thing is FANTASTIC!!! #1726094

Anderson D. Co August 17, 2005

You got me thinkin for a while. Looked like the eyeball of an android made by steven speilberg. A real brain twister, nice photo. #1726141

Walter Graziano August 17, 2005

Very Creative shot Dan! #1726170

Jenny Bosmans August 17, 2005

Very creative idea, Dan!! Beautiful graphic effect and image!! #1726199

Paul Sikora August 17, 2005

Dan,this may turn the whole art world on it's head. I like the others think this is very creative and a good composition. Is it an abstract or a still life???? #1726222

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 17, 2005

Super interesting! #1726228

Donald K. Cherry level-classic August 17, 2005

Brilliant image ane execution, Dan! #1726265

Bonnie C. Lackey August 17, 2005

You get better and better... #1726315

Tammy Scott August 17, 2005

What very cool and clever idea, Dan! Wonderful shot! #1726338

Diane Dupuis August 17, 2005

Great idea Dan! #1726368

Tom Andersen August 17, 2005

When I first look at this, I thought it was a doorknob! Very creative, Dan! #1726377

Judy S. Fung August 17, 2005

Terrific image, Dan!! Very creative! #1726391

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 17, 2005

Great idea Dan!! #1726425

Joy Rector August 17, 2005

creative presentation, great job #1726447

Cathy Gregor August 17, 2005

Very clever!
Love the caption as well.
Nicely done, Dan!! #1726584

Cindy Paquette August 17, 2005

Twisted! Brilliant (at least 100W)idea!! Love the contrasts here! Simple, yet amazing Dan! #1726623

Janet L. Skinner August 17, 2005

Excellent, Dan!!! I received your book yesterday and it was so exciting to recognize so many of the images. It turned out incredible, contratulations!! #1726625

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic August 17, 2005

Super Dan

Very well done. This one made me think. LOL.....

Nice capture of a very simple subject.

Kerby #1726666

Wally Orlowsky August 17, 2005

Dramatic "light" and terrific composition, Dan. But, I think this end of the bulb is more complex than the other ;) #1726734

Carla Metzler August 17, 2005

Bright idea, Dan! :) #1726797

Roger Bernabo August 17, 2005

Great one Dan! One of your very best! #1726828

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe August 17, 2005

I think you have captured the simple in life! Wonderful shot! #1726954

Karen Engelbreth August 17, 2005

Simple but so fantastic - wonderful idea, Dan :0)! #1727151

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 17, 2005

Such a good eye and creative vision Dan! Love this!!! #1727273

Deb Holmes-Hatfield August 17, 2005

Simple and perfect Dan, superb!!! #1727333

Michelle Lea Guinn August 17, 2005

Fantasic image Dan!!! mlg~ #1727460

Joyce ONeil August 17, 2005

Great image! #1727477

Marie Fields level-classic August 17, 2005

Terrific image, Dan! Great idea... very well executed! Love your description as always! #1727865

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 17, 2005

LOL you are so right Dan!!!! Great idea and image!!! #1728135

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 17, 2005

Great image, Dan!! :) #1728197

Jill Flynn level-classic August 17, 2005

A brilliant and bright idea Dan! SIMPLY PERFECT!!!!! #1728264

Michelle R. Kovach August 17, 2005

Right side up, or right side down, it's fabulous no matter what it is! Nicely done! #1728343

Elisabeth A. Gay August 17, 2005

Unbelievable!! So clever, but so simple! Well done, Dan!!
Ann #1728345

Goshka G. August 17, 2005

This is so beautifully unexpected and so wonderfully simple, Dan!! I absolutely love it!!! #1728482

Ermanno Radice August 17, 2005

Excellent idea, fabulous composition, very creative, Dan!! #1728488

Kate Jackson level-classic August 17, 2005

More attractive too Dan! Brilliant idea and perfect production! #1728677

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 17, 2005

Simply awesome, Dan, excellent image!
-Debby #1728702

Jonna Bergström August 17, 2005

Great idea, shot and image, Dan!! #1728866

Sandy Landon August 17, 2005

Very creative and simple!! #1729019

Dan Holm level-classic August 17, 2005

Janet W., Dominique, Sanjay, Evy, Rakesh, Cathy S., Leanne, Donna, Phil, Jordi, Swapnali, Pu, Paul E., Anderson, Wally G., Jenny, Paul S., Carolyn, Donald, Bonnie, Tammy, Diane, Tom, Judy, Agnes, Joy, Cathy G., Cindy, Janet S., Kerby, Wally O., Carla, Roger, Linda, Karen, Claudia, Deb, Michelle LG, Joyce, marie, laurence, Shelly, Jill, Michelle K., Ann, Goshka, Ermanno, Kate, debby, Jonna and Sandy: Thank you all so VERY much!! I appreciate your generous and supportive feedback and comments!!! ....

Janet: Thanks so much for your feedback about my book! Glad you like it! ... Not only is it available at www.lulu.com, it's now also available at www.amazon.com! #1729343

Wren Hendrick August 17, 2005

Simply irresistible! Such a great shot and creative idea!. Ordered your book about an hour ago. Mix up on my part. #1729740

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 17, 2005

Another incredible example of your artistic photographic vision. Love this, Dan!

ccc #1729785

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 18, 2005

Very cool Dan, great idea and design! #1729815

Wendy Stevenson August 18, 2005

So creative and awesome Dan! I just love it! #1730735

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 18, 2005

I now know that what you say is just as important as how you compose your images! This is terrific, image and your thoughts, Dan! Got my book yesterday! Fabulous! My husband and I just drooled all over it. Makes quite an impact!!! We loved your book! #1731861

Dan Holm level-classic August 18, 2005

Wren, Candice, Donna, Wendy and Terry: Thanks so very much!! I appreciate your wonderful comments! ...

Terry: THANK YOU for checking out my book!! I'm glad you like it!! #1732776

Marsha S. Smith August 22, 2005

Amazingly simple and creative! Wow!
Just another 'fragment', right? #1751370

Melissa L. Zavadil September 23, 2005

WHAT a NEAT perspective on a lightbulb!! Really cool idea!! Congrats!! #1872743

Jill Flynn level-classic September 23, 2005

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Dan! #1872848

Evy Johansen level-classic September 23, 2005

Congratulations again, Dan! Well deserved! #1873290

Amanda Price September 23, 2005

Congratulations, Dan! This one fits the theme so well! #1873302

Tom Andersen September 24, 2005

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Dan! #1874052

Mary Timman September 24, 2005

Another one!!! Great work..Congrats Dan! #1874062

Paul Sikora September 24, 2005

Congratulations Dan #1874572

Kirsi Bertolini September 24, 2005

So well deserved! Congrats! #1874712

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 24, 2005

GREAT finalist! Congratulations!

ccc #1874742

Rakesh Syal level-classic September 24, 2005


Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 24, 2005

Big congratulations, again, Mr. Dan! #1875209

Jordi Delgado September 24, 2005

Yesssss, I knew it!!! Congrats a gain, Dan!!



Linda D. Lester level-deluxe September 24, 2005

Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #1876461

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe September 24, 2005

Congratulations, Dan!!! #1876561

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 24, 2005

Awesome finalist Dan, way to go! #1877551

Cindy Paquette September 24, 2005

A simple image and wonderful finalist Dan! Congrats! #1879096

Noel Baebler September 24, 2005

Huzzah, Dan!!! #1879358

Jessica Hughes September 24, 2005

Very cool! Congratulations! #1879478

Danilo Piccioni level-classic September 24, 2005

big congrats on all your finalists! #1879740

Rob Bishop September 24, 2005

Boy there are some heavy hitters in this category this month, Dan! Congratulations on this perfect image, and good luck in the final vote.

Rob #1880174

Stanley J. Contrades September 25, 2005

You never cease to amaze, Dan!! CONGRATULATIONS on this spectacularly creative idea and composition and Finalist!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1880277

ADILSON F. FERREIRA September 25, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful image Dan!!! #1881558

Lorri Shank September 25, 2005

Dan--you always take the most mundane objects and make them into art! Kudos!
Congrats on your FINALIST! #1881725

Cora Miller level-addict September 25, 2005

'Brilliant' idea, Dan! Only you could think of a way to make simple concentric circles look so good and mean so much. Congratulations on all of your excellent finalists! #1883482

Leonard Pierce September 25, 2005

Congratulations again Dan!!! Fantastic image...Fantastic job!! #1883956

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe September 26, 2005

Definitely unique! Many congratulations on this spare and elegant finalist. Well done! Now, what is this book everyone is talking about??!!! Does it have a title?? #1886844

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 26, 2005

Congrats again, Dan, wow, this is amazing!
-Debby #1887968

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