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Challenge: Abstract Macro III (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Home
Date: Aug 23, 2009
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/300s
Galleries: Abstract, Macro
Date Uploaded: Aug 23, 2009

Hey thanks everyone for the great votes and comments.
This is a standard lamp with a fluted shade. It's cylindrical in shape with circular holes top and bottom. The shade itself is some sort of plastic with a satin finish and is actually a plain cream colour. It stands on a goose neck brushed stainless steel stand.

Processing steps:
Convert from RAW
Rotate, Scale & Crop
Smart Sharpen
Perfectum
Color Effects 3.0 - Pro Contrast
Kodak Digital Airbrush
SFW

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 177
Avg (all users): 7.3094
Avg (commenters): 8.1818
Avg (participants): 7.0833
Avg (non-participants): 7.5522
Views since voting: 5400
Views during voting: 327
Votes: 139
Comments: 47
Favorites: 9 (view)


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06/20/2011 10:33:33 PM
I still LOVE this...and would love to know what this is...maybe a full picture of what it is...I think of this often!!!
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03/30/2010 07:41:58 PM
Wow! What a great picture, I just love the color! You did an amazing job!
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09/06/2009 11:30:55 PM
Congrats on a great image, and a ribbon!
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09/01/2009 07:34:59 AM
I can't visualize the lamp but this is the coolest image - big Hug & congrats Greg !!!
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08/31/2009 10:23:42 PM
Greg - this is a beautiful shot. Quite breathtaking! Congrats on your ribbon!
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08/31/2009 09:54:53 PM
slick and Well done!

CONGRATS GREG!!
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08/31/2009 09:35:41 PM
So smooth and flowing, I love it, well done indeed!!!
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08/31/2009 07:40:44 PM
Beautiful!! Congratulations!!
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08/31/2009 02:07:34 PM
Congrats on the red. Really cool shape to this as well as the color.
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08/31/2009 12:37:47 PM
Beautiful, congrats
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08/31/2009 11:20:40 AM
This is simply beautiful!! Congratulations on your ribbon and great score.
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08/31/2009 11:19:01 AM
Congratulations on your ribbon and an outstanding picture.
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08/31/2009 11:14:44 AM
Even with your explanation, I still have no idea what it is. But it looks cool! Congrats on the ribbon!
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08/31/2009 11:08:55 AM
Great Image, Congrats!!
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08/31/2009 09:55:23 AM
Very cool image. Great idea. Congrats on your ribbon.
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08/31/2009 09:36:23 AM
Congrats on your new PB.
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08/31/2009 08:41:10 AM
Well DONE! Yippee! Fantastic.
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08/31/2009 08:17:11 AM
Congratulations on the ribbon, honoured to share the front page with you.
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08/31/2009 07:56:32 AM
TOTALLY AWESOME is all that I can say, & congratulations on the ribbon my friend love shez
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08/31/2009 06:12:15 AM
Congrats on the red and new PB, well deserved! Nice lamp, BTW.
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08/31/2009 05:35:02 AM
Have been wondering what it was since I first saw it. Gave it an 8 and the ribbon is well deserved ! Congrats !
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08/31/2009 03:22:30 AM
Another fabulous image in this challenge , you have also demonstrated the art of 'Keeping your Eyes Open' to see the image within the subject.
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08/31/2009 03:14:59 AM
Hey Greg - glad to see you putting that new camera of yours to good use.

Many congrats on your new PB and another Ribbon as well.
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08/31/2009 03:02:17 AM
This was one I gave a 10 to I am so pleased it did so well for you its a lovely image Congratulations on your Ribbon
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08/31/2009 02:11:20 AM
WTG Greg!! Big congrats!
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08/31/2009 02:07:27 AM
Whoooot!! WTG Greg! Congrats on your well deserved ribbon, superb shot!
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08/31/2009 01:52:24 AM
this was one of my favorite shots in the challenge. It's beautiful! Congrats on the ribbon!
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08/31/2009 12:57:09 AM
Ohmygoodness, Greg! What FABULOUS photography! I'm speechless. Congratulations on your ribbon! This is an amazing photo to add to your collection of awards :)

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08/31/2009 12:52:28 AM
Congrats Greg! What is that?
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08/31/2009 12:42:54 AM
Excellent shot, Greg. Love the waxy look. Huge congrats on your ribbon and new PB.
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08/31/2009 12:26:13 AM
great score and ribbon for a great shot.
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08/31/2009 12:20:08 AM
congrats!
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08/31/2009 12:15:44 AM
just stunning Gregory i thought this was the challenge stand out congrats on the red

and congrats on your PB

Message edited by author 2009-08-31 01:12:56.
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08/31/2009 12:11:14 AM
Well congrats on the ribbon!!! Excellent job!
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08/31/2009 12:09:18 AM
Congrats GB, on your new ribbon, and a fine macro shot. I like the way the light plays on the shapes in this shot.
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08/31/2009 12:03:32 AM
WTG!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/29/2009 10:23:34 PM
Is this a lampshade? It's pretty freaky and cool looking...in my top 10.
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08/28/2009 12:20:39 PM
Great lighting and colors. Actually very beautiful.
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08/27/2009 06:34:27 PM
this is superb...one thing...I would have cropped off the small gold curve on the bottom of the picture...(that doesn't count against you...) it just doesn't add to your picture
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08/27/2009 08:31:49 AM
Great color and focus. I give this an 8.
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08/26/2009 08:14:03 PM
Sooooo beautiful! Good Luck!
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08/26/2009 04:51:03 AM
my fav will be surprised if it doesnt ribbon
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08/25/2009 08:20:17 PM
Beautiful colours.
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08/25/2009 06:08:55 AM
fab
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08/24/2009 05:19:46 PM
Great colors - nice lines
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08/24/2009 02:11:14 PM
very beautiful image. The composition of colors and curves are just perfect, - good luck! -
Btw: what is it?
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08/24/2009 01:06:39 PM
Nice shot. It seems that the crop is a bit tilted.
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