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Challenge: Triangle Composition (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8D
Location: Kitchen
Date: May 3, 2008
Aperture: f16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500 s
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: May 6, 2008

Didn't have a clue what to do for this challenge. Ended up using champagne glasses with twirly stems. I taped them to tumblers to get the sort of hovering in mid-air look. I chose this one because it was the only one that had a dynamic-ish look. The colours in the background are from my trusty printed out transparent sheets.
Don't have high hopes for this.... it's probably too obviously "triangle".

Post challenge;
THANKS FOR THE RIBBON, YOU GUYS!!!
And thanks for the great comments and score. I was sure this would tank because it started around 5.2 after 10 votes or so, but after a couple of days it had picked up to a 7Ö. WOW!

Sorry the glasses arenít touching, they were darn well supposed to ;-) I did so many shots and the glasses kept slipping slightly from under the tape. In some frames they touched and in some not. Unfortunately, the ones in which were touching werenít as good as the one I entered, so I took my chance with it.
Hereís an outtake of where they were touching (more or less ;-)
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I liked the colours but the glass stems look so static.

Oh Wow! What a GREAT start to the day!!!

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 172
Avg (all users): 7.0054
Avg (commenters): 8.1875
Avg (participants): 6.4906
Avg (non-participants): 7.2121
Views since voting: 7757
Views during voting: 326
Votes: 185
Comments: 61
Favorites: 6 (view)


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05/20/2008 12:49:19 PM
Beautiful, Irene. Congratulations. Your lighting is spot on.
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05/20/2008 09:06:41 AM
Irene, I think this is one of my favorite of your shots. I love how delicate the glass and colors are. Congrats on yet another win!!!
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05/17/2008 06:00:27 PM
I really do like this photo, congrats!
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05/16/2008 10:48:58 PM
Way to go, Irene!! This is just beautiful. Nicely executed and a well deserved Blue!
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05/16/2008 08:35:24 AM
stunning Irene, congrats on the blue ;-)
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05/15/2008 05:30:47 PM
what a well deserved blue ribbon!!!
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05/15/2008 02:41:23 AM
You are amazing Irene
Clever Ideas and you carry them out so well
I love the colours congrats on the Blue Ribbon
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05/15/2008 01:20:39 AM
Build a bigger trophy case Irene. ;) Big Congrats!
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05/14/2008 09:31:34 PM
:-D
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05/14/2008 03:20:56 PM
Wow! This is wonderful
What are 'printed out transparent sheets'??
Debbi
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05/14/2008 11:02:09 AM
Originally posted by timfythetoo:

Man - you are leaving me in the dust now. Congrats on the amazing run you have going on. Very well done!

A couple more of those TF shots and I won't stand a chance ;-)
05/14/2008 10:40:49 AM
Congratulations, Irene!! So creative and beautiful! I just love the curvy stems, which give the photo a wild dynamic. Well done!!!

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05/14/2008 10:16:19 AM
Congrats Irene on your Red Ribbon, Wow you started out show and really took off how exciting for you. Great image it is really beautiful. :)
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05/14/2008 10:03:49 AM
How beautiful! Definitely the best triangles in the bunch! Congratulations!

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05/14/2008 09:36:27 AM
Man - you are leaving me in the dust now. Congrats on the amazing run you have going on. Very well done!
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05/14/2008 09:36:11 AM
The idea of using negative space has not been done very much here. Great idea.

Maybe people yearn for simplicity since we're constantly bombarded and over saturated with media from all angles and avenues.

WOW, this must be "Irene Month". What's the record for Ribbons-Per-Month?
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05/14/2008 09:22:14 AM
Well done! Congrats on the ribbon.
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05/14/2008 09:13:32 AM
Maybe you can get a movie poster like Joey L.
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05/14/2008 08:52:05 AM
You are on Fire!
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05/14/2008 08:26:07 AM
Unstopppable! congratulations again. Everything you touch turns into a ribbon. Keep going!
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05/14/2008 07:48:40 AM
And the ROLL continues, congrats Irene
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05/14/2008 07:39:03 AM
Congratulations!
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05/14/2008 06:34:23 AM
OK Irene, this is ridiculous! I just went on your profile page and it took waaay too long to scroll down. All those damn ribbons on the side! you might need a second page soon. On a roll. Keep it up!
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05/14/2008 06:03:55 AM
Another great one from you -- congrats once again!
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05/14/2008 05:38:16 AM
congratulations another wonderful picture.
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05/14/2008 05:24:02 AM
Congrats and big hugs Irene!!!
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05/14/2008 04:24:37 AM
Originally posted by hotpasta:

We need to change the name of the website from dpchallenge to IreneMChallenge - how do we compete with this girl? Irene, you are amazing. Congratulations on your 17th ribon for 2008! Irene, can you go on a 3 month holiday and leave your camera at home? Just kidding! Keep on winning and inspiring all of us

LOL! Enzo, I promise you my current entry is nowhere and I mean really nowhere near ribbon territory.
Edit to add: Thanks so much for the comments. This is a great site with great people.

Message edited by author 2008-05-14 05:25:17.
05/14/2008 03:09:24 AM
We need to change the name of the website from dpchallenge to IreneMChallenge - how do we compete with this girl? Irene, you are amazing. Congratulations on your 17th ribon for 2008! Irene, can you go on a 3 month holiday and leave your camera at home? Just kidding! Keep on winning and inspiring all of us
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05/14/2008 03:04:59 AM
Irene stop it, your just showing off now :) This has got to be a record for staying on the front page. Roll on DPL 2.
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05/14/2008 03:00:22 AM
Come on, Irene, save some for the DPL (if it comes eventually). Congrats!
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05/14/2008 02:39:15 AM
Irene, another ribbon! Again big congrats!
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05/14/2008 02:14:47 AM
omg 5 for 6??!??!! thats insanity right there
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05/14/2008 02:13:42 AM
she does it again1 Congrats, you rawk
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05/14/2008 01:12:00 AM
Great photo for the challenge, your talent is exceptional. Congatulations on Blue.
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05/14/2008 01:09:43 AM
WOW, Irene. Five ribbons in six challenges. Congrats again!
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05/14/2008 01:00:24 AM
Congrats on the new blue ribbon! Really nice shot!
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05/14/2008 12:29:05 AM
Congratulations on the Blue. This is amazing!
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05/14/2008 12:18:27 AM
Big Congratulations on Blue!!
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05/14/2008 12:10:26 AM
So clever. I love the background too. Congrats on the blue!
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05/14/2008 12:10:07 AM
Ok, you have the DPC voters wrapped around your finger now. Geez, last six challenges and you have 2 blues, 2 reds and a yellow! Your shots are right on the mark lately, not that they have not always been pretty darn good. Congratulation!
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05/14/2008 12:04:03 AM
Way to go Irene and you are on a roll this year with your amazing images and talent..... This was my pick for a ribbon winner, and a BLUE at that and it is just..... I gave this a 10..........
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05/14/2008 12:04:03 AM
OMG Irene! You are AMAZING! You may end up setting a record for consecutive ribbons! I'm in awe....CONGRATS, dear friend!
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05/14/2008 12:02:46 AM
You inspire me girl!!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/13/2008 02:28:55 PM
Wow...amazing..nice shot
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05/13/2008 01:30:05 AM
Can just see they're not balancing ;-)

Like the contrast of tones :-)
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05/11/2008 07:32:12 PM
simple and elegant. the color effect because of background is an excellent touch. 10
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05/10/2008 01:56:22 PM
Somewhat cliche but nicely done anyway. I like that the stems are not symmetric. A seven for you.
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05/09/2008 05:58:22 PM
pity the glasses dont touch 7
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05/09/2008 01:12:27 PM
Nice and sharp and well done. The background works quite nicely too. Well done.
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05/09/2008 01:15:43 AM
Simply beautiful, but technically not a triangle but rather an angle unless the glasses themselves are triangles. Colors and composition are wonderful so, still a 10 to me :)
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05/08/2008 10:50:26 PM
neat.
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05/08/2008 03:12:45 PM
beautiful.
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05/08/2008 12:41:22 PM
We'll see this one on the front page.
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05/08/2008 09:37:53 AM
Very nice. The only thing I would have preferred is to see the blue extend all the way to the lower left corner as I find the white stripe a bit distracting. (I think you could have also cropped it out without degrading the image.)
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05/07/2008 08:28:23 PM
Very nice but they are not touching.I am sure you know that so the title is throwing me off. Very good otherwise.
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05/07/2008 08:25:11 PM
Another winner, and so so well done for this challenge.......... 10
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05/07/2008 04:15:11 PM
Love the pastel background, wonderful implied traingle as well. A bit jagged around the edges as well as a bit of haloing but nothing major. 9 from me.
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05/07/2008 02:47:43 PM
Love this photo... the colors, the composition... it all works for me.
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05/07/2008 10:06:03 AM
almost...
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05/07/2008 03:46:20 AM
very nice photo... can you tell us how did you take this one?
The colors are just too good.
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05/07/2008 01:11:40 AM
Are the glasses lying on their sides? Nice shot.
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