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Glass Blowing
Glass Blowing
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Bokeh III (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Olympus 17.5-45mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Shower at home
Date: Oct 18, 2006
Aperture: F3.9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Humorous, Children
Date Uploaded: Oct 20, 2006

Now our albums are filled with beautiful photos of our beautiful children...what about something unbeautiful? Having been challenged to think what I could do with "Bokeh" and what exactly it meant, I tried a few shots of my daughter dancing (as usual) on the back lawn and getting that movement fuzz around her. Then as the day was ending, my babes were showering and I hit on the idea of getting them to blow fish faces against the shower door! I am holding thumbs that the misted up glass and the blurred background do it for the Bokeh criteria...

After having spent a good 20 minutes laughing hysterically at the effects of blowing on the glass door, we (my son, daughter and I) revisited the resulting pics over and over again for a good laugh: none of us had expected the elasticity in my son's cheeks and the outrageously ugly look he could muster with just a bit of air: He is otherwise a gorgeous looking little beasty...

Statistics
Place: 392 out of 440
Avg (all users): 4.2792
Avg (commenters): 4.5714
Avg (participants): 4.2727
Avg (non-participants): 4.2857
Views since voting: 1101
Views during voting: 415
Votes: 240
Comments: 11
Favorites: 2 (view)


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12/27/2006 09:24:01 AM
Hilarious! :) Forget the score and keep this for your family.
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11/01/2006 06:23:34 PM
Harshly judged in my view. I like the colour and comp of this, as well as the subject.
: J
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11/01/2006 02:58:16 AM
...one week too early: should have entered this one in the "expressive portrait in landscape"....then I would have given it the title:

Come in here and make me!

Oh well...Thanks for the comments re. making you smile. Didn't do too badly in light of the criteria, so I'm smiling too:)
11/01/2006 12:27:55 AM
You were robbed. Should have been in top 25 or better to me. I like these kind of family shots, check my portfolio, got one very similar. Van
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/29/2006 12:30:55 AM
cool picture !
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10/27/2006 07:07:32 PM
ROFL, really cool shot. :)
Hasn't got a lot to do with bikeh imom but besides the challenge I like the idea.
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10/27/2006 03:44:56 PM
Everytime I look at this I can't help laughing ou loud. This is a good photo and very clever.

I am a fan of anything silly and funny that is in fairly good taste and not hurting any one.

Bet you are probably seeing some DNMC comments, but I like it! Good one to put in the family album! :)
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10/26/2006 11:26:28 AM
DNMC
10/25/2006 11:03:49 PM
Very creative and artistic effort.
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10/25/2006 06:33:44 AM
great fun image LOL !!!

not for a Bokeh challenge...great fun though
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10/25/2006 12:45:20 AM
Is this limited depth, or the shower door masking the boy's frame? It is hard to tell.
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