Four Cocktails

Uploaded: February 11, 2008 06:18:14


originally EF100, f/8, .6 Sec, -1/3ev, ISO100, RAW, tripod, light tent.
A few filters in Elements, working for a sketched or painted kind of look.
2/08 Finalist, DD
Digital Darkroom Newsletter #61

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 6/10 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


Denise A. Johnson February 11, 2008

Getting drunk ... lol ... great glasses! #852271

Nadya Johnson February 11, 2008

Outstanding still life, Christopher! #5477974

Amy JACKSON February 11, 2008

Great image, Christoper! Cool glasses! #5477996

Ray Clarke February 11, 2008

Wonderful still life Christopher, #5478429

Tiia Vissak February 11, 2008

a beautiful image! #5479121

Tamera S. Phillips February 11, 2008

Great imae Chris. I like the effects used and lighting. #5480935

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 12, 2008

Thank you, everyone! I can't seem to leave well enough alone, trying compositions with these 4 particular glasses... :) #5483722

Margie Hurwich February 13, 2008

Very cool, Chris! #5492062

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 14, 2008

Thanks, Margie! Cheers! #5494173

Ellen L. Zaslaw February 18, 2008

Nice tonals. #5512571

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 18, 2008

Thanks, Ellen... I tried out some BW conversion settings in PSE6 time time around. #5513033

Dianna Murphy February 21, 2008

Great job, nice tones, comp, clarity and effects! #5526596

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 21, 2008

Thank you, Dianna! #5526638

Susan M. Smith level-classic February 26, 2008

Hi Chris! These are really cool glasses but the way you captured them adds so much more. They are way cooler than a composition I just posted that is a little similar. Your work is always a pleasure to view :) #5554939

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 27, 2008

Thank you for your kind words! I tried another similar comp a year ago, but the resulting edits were much softer and darker (was shot without a light tent, against black vs. this one.) #5561149

Les Rhoades level-classic March 01, 2008

My favorite “of your entries” for the month of February 2008 #5577521

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 01, 2008

Thanks Les, for picking one! Fingers crossed now, for a few weeks... #5580002

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

Keep 'em crossed, Chris. It's on its way! Wonderful tones and effects in this finalist--congratulations and good luck. #5677303

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations Chris!,
Amalia #5677592

Dr Silly level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats Chris. :O)

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

Another big congrats on this fantastic finalist Chris :o) #5678420

Diane Dupuis March 22, 2008

Nice work! COngrats! #5678576

Tamera S. Phillips March 22, 2008

Congrats again Chris. I really liked this one from the beginning! #5679100

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 22, 2008

Nice details, design and effects Chris. Congrats! #5680167

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

Another congrats Chris :-) #5680593

Colette M. Metcalf March 23, 2008

Congratulations!!! #5681581

Robert Baer March 23, 2008

WYG Chris
I love this image. the composition and effects are wonderful!! #5682654

Jessica Jenney March 23, 2008

Congrats again, Chris on another terrific finalist! #5682727

Cheryl E. Molennor March 23, 2008

Excellnt work on this! Congratulations on this great finalist! #5682980

Tiia Vissak March 24, 2008

Congratulations! #5686570

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

Very creative Chris! Congrats! #5687779

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 24, 2008

Thanks, everyone! I love exploring filter combinations in Elements, and I am drawn to these glasses, too - a happy marriage in this photo! #5691803

Datha Y. Thompson March 27, 2008

Congratulations Again Chris!!!! :0) #5705425

Susan M. Hembree March 27, 2008

This was just excellent work, Chris! Congratulations on a well deserved finalist! #5708205

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 28, 2008

Thanks, Sue & Datha! #5710450

Susie Peek-Swint April 09, 2008

Many congrats on finalist and DD feature Chris ~ WTG! #5765126

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 09, 2008

Congrats on the DD feature, Chris. #5765349

Michelle R. Kovach April 09, 2008

Congrats on your DD newsletter feature Christopher! WTG! #5765649

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 09, 2008

Thanks so much, ladies! I hadn't seen the newsletter yet, so this was a pleasant little surprise! #5765830

Colleen Farrell April 09, 2008

Guess I missed this in the finalists, but I saw it in DD. I love what you did with these glasses, Chris--both the set up and the effects. Beautifully done! #5766436

Corinne M. Thompson April 11, 2008

Congrats on both your Finalist and your feature in DD! #5777472

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 12, 2008

Thank you both, Corinne & Colleen! #5779511

Corinne M. Thompson August 19, 2008

A fitting image for today, "A toast to you" on your special day....HB! #6333738

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 19, 2008

Thanks, Corinne---I'm headed out shortly to raise a martini for my birthday, with coworkers! #6334101

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