Seven Stems

Uploaded: February 23, 2015 18:57:37 | Entered: February 23, 2015 19:02:34


I've been trying out different lighting and setup arrangements for shooting clear stemware, aiming for a low-key image with the glasses defined by side highlights. Here, a gathering of 7 different glasses; now I think I want to throw a party!
2/15 2nd Place - DD

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/2 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 6D


Bob Cournoyer level-classic February 23, 2015

Now you're cookin' with gas! Great light/setup. Love that, other than the two in front, you can't tell which top goes to which bottom of the glasses..... #1608578

Bob Cournoyer level-classic February 23, 2015

Oops, can't edit a comment.....looks like way more tops than stems.... #11252866

Jeff Sielski February 24, 2015

Great capture! #11253007

Joy Rector February 24, 2015

excellent, well done #11253008

Lois Adomite February 24, 2015

love your setup, these are nicely done #11253052

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 24, 2015

Well that certainly is a great set up and presentation Christopher! #11253194

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe February 24, 2015

Outstanding work of art, Christopher! I love these transitions from black to gray to white and spectacular interplay of reflections. Favorite. #11253209

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 24, 2015

Great capture and effects Christopher!,
Amalia #11253247

Michelle Alton February 24, 2015

Wow! This takes your last set of glasses to the next higher plane...or maybe even higher. If this were hanging on a wall in our house, I would probably stare at it endlessly. I've never seen anything quite like this, with such intriguing light and texture. #11253523

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 25, 2015

Many thanks everyone! It is always a treat when something new and interesting grabs your attention and won't let go! #11253711

Carol Quina level-classic March 01, 2015

Lovely tones, nice set up & clarity. #11257238

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 02, 2015

Thank you, Carol! #11257892

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic March 08, 2015

Nice B&W and crystal clear image Chris! #11262428

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 08, 2015

Thanks, Amanda! #11262449

Dr Silly level-classic March 08, 2015

Awesome. :O) #11262494

Dr Silly level-classic March 08, 2015

Awesome. :O) #11262495

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 08, 2015

Thanks so much, Doc! #11262498

Harriet Feagin level-classic March 09, 2015

This is wonderful, Chris. #11263148

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 10, 2015

Thanks, Harriet! #11263274

Peggy Pfister March 19, 2015

Fantastic, Chris! You got the lighting just perfect and arranged the beautiful glasses, well, beautifully! Excellent work! #11268157

Peggy Pfister March 19, 2015

p.s. fave! #11268158

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 23, 2015 1

Thanks so much, Peggy! #11270101

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 26, 2015

This is really stunning, Chris. I love the play of light and dark. Good luck with your favorite this month. #11272128

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 26, 2015

Thank you, Nikki! Makes me wish I had a legit photo studio setup at home -- big empty room, baffles, lights, etc... :) #11272132

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic March 30, 2015

Congratulations on your PB101 win, Chris, as well as your Staff Favorite with this fine image!! #11274272

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 30, 2015

Thank you, Min! #11274277

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic March 30, 2015

Congratulations Chris! #11274470

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 30, 2015

Congrats on this excellent finalist, Chris! #11274717

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 30, 2015

This is so cool, Chris - congratulations on your well-deserved finalist. #11274782

Harriet Feagin level-classic March 30, 2015

Congratulations, Chris, on this stunning finalist. It is a gold winner in my book. #11274810

Sylvia Rourke level-classic March 30, 2015

Well I knew it Bob, congrats on your finalist, good luck on the next round. #11275031

Naomi Weiser March 30, 2015

love it! the reflections are great here, congrats! #11275167

Naomi Weiser March 30, 2015

love it! the reflections are great here, congrats! #11275168

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 31, 2015

Thank you, folks! This was a fun winter project to explore! #11275244

Ellen Hodges March 31, 2015

Huge congrats and very best luck, Chris!! #11275292

Martha R. Mazon level-classic April 01, 2015

Perfection, Chris. Congratulations on your winner! #11276212

Michele Peterson level-classic April 01, 2015

I think we all knew this would go far! Congratulations Chris, on your excellent winning image! #11276292

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 01, 2015

Thanks so much, ladies! I never did pour myself some wine after this shoot -- I think I'm entitled, now! #11276521

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 01, 2015

Just sheer elegance...presented beautifully (with obvious great care to light and shadow!), artistically and executed to perfection. A wonderful winning image, Chris. Congratulations! #11276525

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 01, 2015

Congratulations on your Gold Win! #11276546

Sylvia Rourke level-classic April 01, 2015

Congratulations on you gold win Chris. #11276568

Terry Cervi level-classic April 01, 2015

Beautifully presented, Chris! Congrats on your win! #11276633

Gail Sullivan April 01, 2015

Beautifully done, Christopher! #11276755

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 01, 2015

Congrats on your gold win, Chris, for this awesome image! #11277214

Ellen Hodges April 01, 2015

You have to have a party to celebrate this awesome winner, Chris!! #11277219

Christine Czernin level-classic April 02, 2015

Pure elegance,Chris.Very well done, it must have been a tricky set up #11277524

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 02, 2015

So glad to see this recognized and won the Gold Christopher! #11277540

Dr Silly level-classic April 02, 2015

Congrats Chris on your Gold. #11277636

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 02, 2015

Thank you all very much! #11277843

Rudi Reiner level-classic April 05, 2015

Congratulations, superb lighting! #11279183

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 05, 2015

Thank you, Rudi! #11279329

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