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Challenge: Silverware (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2008
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Mar 4, 2008
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 5 seconds
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Mar 4, 2008

One of the benefits of having a Husband that does old home/building restorations for a living are the beautiful things he brings home on occasion...found, discarded objects. The spoon is silver and very, very old, found buried in the ground, same goes for the shard of dolly. I hadn't planed on doing a thing for this challenge but when he walked in the other day with this fabulous spoon I reconsidered...how great is that patina! Both artifacts were found at the same house, a grand home built in 1825.

Statistics
Place: 43 out of 210
Avg (all users): 6.0152
Avg (commenters): 7.6000
Avg (participants): 6.0241
Avg (non-participants): 6.0087
Views since voting: 715
Views during voting: 331
Votes: 198
Comments: 13
Favorites: 2 (view)


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07/02/2009 11:13:54 PM
Seeing the thumbnail I thought it's a reflection in a broken mirror. How cool!
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03/12/2008 06:44:47 AM
Oh man, this was my top pick wish it was on the front page =(
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/11/2008 10:29:47 PM
Love the antique look of everything in the photo, it goes together very well.
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03/11/2008 02:34:20 PM
great detail of the oxidation on the surface of the spoon!
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03/11/2008 10:41:29 AM
very creative and very different,nice lighting well done
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03/10/2008 02:59:08 AM
Wonderful, my fave for the challenge, I love the colours, the background is so cool, the textures and colours on the spoon are brilliant, goes very well with the background nice contrasting colours, the addition of the broken porcelain doll was an excellent final touch. It all oddly works <3
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03/09/2008 08:55:10 PM
Good detail on the green moldy stuff. This spoon looks like an antique. I like the bg too, makes it all feel antiquated, like old wall paper.
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03/09/2008 10:47:30 AM
A very nice image.
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03/08/2008 09:11:48 AM
This is my Favorite image in this challenge, I want my entry to win, but this is going to be blue as far as I am concerned. I would love to buy a print and have it signed by you, if this is possible let me know. A big, giant, fat, 10!
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03/08/2008 04:44:12 AM
nice shot ....
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03/05/2008 04:06:54 PM
How surreal! I like it! Not keen on the background though.
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03/05/2008 02:19:35 PM
Interesting...
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03/05/2008 11:15:42 AM
I don't get it but I really like the color and texture of the tarnish particularly in contrast to the background.
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