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10/02/2003 12:12:04 AM · #1
There are so few photographs that honestly convey the true meaning of irony. Maybe I am just too sensitive because I am getting comments that state my photo does not meet the challenge (which in its self is one of the base meanings of irony, the rhetorical kind) when it 100% does!

Ok, enough lecturing, I completely love this place...not said in an ironic way.
: )
10/02/2003 12:33:20 AM · #2
:) I didn't enter this challenge because I thought it would be very difficult to convey Irony in a convincing way. I just looked through the thumbnail pics and I did notice one that right off the bat perfectly conveys Irony and appears to be well done. I think the most creative photographers at DPC will be known after this challenge, and you'll see a larger then normal range of scores (very high to very low) in this one.
10/02/2003 01:17:22 AM · #3
Well, in a way I am proud of my fluctuating 4.0 score..I mean, it's ironic...haha
10/02/2003 01:38:15 AM · #4
congrats Jen on your 4.0 score..me I am holding at 3.6 if I hit 4 I will be happy :)
10/02/2003 01:53:00 AM · #5
Originally posted by neenee1999:

congrats Jen on your 4.0 score..me I am holding at 3.6 if I hit 4 I will be happy :)

I have a home in this neighborhood..haha..I can't seem to move out of here for the life, rest, macro & flight of me!

Oh..& I'm assuming it's your daughter in your photographs? When I fist saw her on the swing I thought she was so adorable..beautiful smile!
10/02/2003 02:44:58 PM · #6
I had two irony ideas that never got to photography.

1) a dear john letter, leaving for lack of commitment and an engagement ring in a box.

2) 6 dice all showing 1's and a yahtzee game with both the 1's and the yahtzee crossed out.
10/02/2003 03:55:43 PM · #7
I finally had an idea but didn't have time to execute it: Someone cutting himself while working on a sign that reads "SAFETY FIRST". A lot of possible variations here: using a router to make a wooden sign without wearing eye protection or falling off a ladder while hanging the sign.
10/02/2003 06:56:02 PM · #8
Still might shoot it, but working 6 of 7 of the days, person on oxygen smoking out front of a hospital. Actually should have done that for trends. There is always a patient in front of the hospital smoking, in a wheelchair, and someone pushing their IV poles for them. Obviously, they don't let them take out oxygen...cuz we all know what happens there, right? (C:
10/02/2003 06:57:55 PM · #9
A shot of the Golden Gate Bridge? Not gold but an orange/red mix. Would it be ironic.
10/02/2003 07:01:23 PM · #10
I like the "ihave a great idea but no time to shoot it " angle

10/02/2003 07:02:18 PM · #11
how many 10's do you think my submission will get? No 1's for didnt meet the challenge

10/02/2003 07:42:27 PM · #12
Originally posted by MarkS224:

I like the "ihave a great idea but no time to shoot it " angle

I hear you!!! Also the stance that "I have a great idea, but no rain, strategicly placed puddles near a bus stop, or actors" to be able to make it so!
10/02/2003 07:47:15 PM · #13
Originally posted by MarkS224:

I like the "ihave a great idea but no time to shoot it " angle

I had made my props for the "At Rest" challenge, but never got the time to shoot it. My idea: I had created a single sheet of music titled "Silence of the Brass." The music was nothing but whole rests. Across this sheet of music I was going to lay my cornet. Unfortunately, I never got further than creating the sheet music.
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