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POTN G-Series Speed Challenge # 655: Glass

 
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Sep 11, 2017 22:49 |  #1

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POTN G-series Speed Challenge #655 - Glass

Anything where glass is clearly the main subject. Windows? Sculptures? Eyeglasses? Tableware? A tip: I really don't get turned on by photos of glass-sided office buildings and similar architecture.


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RESULTS

Just a few comments...

Jim - "A basket of Jars": Looks much like a corner of my basement except your jars look like antiques and worth more than my lot - and probably worth posing in a more artistic arrangement.

Maureen - "Martini Time": Composed and lit for immediate impact on the viewer - a really excellent job.

Carolyn - "10 Below Zero". Good to see this wine, produced just one valley over from where I live, is available as far away as Glasgow. Or were you visiting here? Whatever, enjoy!

HogansHeroes - "Stained Glass": I was expecting to see someone enter stained glass and I like that you found something different from church windows. Where is this?

Carlo - "A Glorious Past": Like the lighting effect and that it still works, like the Edison bulb I have - an even older one with a pointy end.

WINNERS

#1 Maureen - I think everyone will agree on this choice
#2 Carlo
#3 Carolyn

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Sep 14, 2017 05:49 |  #2

A Basket of Jars
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Sep 15, 2017 00:43 |  #3

Martini Time

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Sep 15, 2017 04:45 |  #4

10 Below Zero

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Sep 16, 2017 17:06 |  #5

Stained Glass

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Sep 17, 2017 22:02 |  #6

A Glorious Past
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Sep 18, 2017 09:29 |  #7

Challenge now closed with thanks to those who entered - results ASAP.

P.S. Results now at the top.




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Sep 18, 2017 11:12 |  #8

teekay thanks,These are on the wall in our Living room, My better half made them as she is a stained glass artist,the 3 pieces are in memory of Canines we had but have past.


"Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop."
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Sep 18, 2017 11:21 |  #9

HogansHeroes wrote in post #18454913 (external link)
teekay thanks,These are on the wall in our Living room, My better half made them as she is a stained glass artist,the 3 pieces are in memory of Canines we had but have past.

They are beautiful. Such a gorgeous tribute to your family pets.




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Sep 18, 2017 11:28 |  #10

Congratulations Maureen and Carlo - both stunning entries and worthy winners.
Thanks Teekay for Hosting and judging.
Niagara on the Lake is my favourite place - when I win the Lottery I'm moving over! We've visited Canada 3 times now so this was taken during our last visit to NOTL and a trip to the Peller Estate. Our Ice Wine used to be solely bottles bought and brought home to Glasgow but lucky for us, in the last few years we have been able to purchase both Trius and Pillitteri Ice wines over here. It's a special Christmas Treat only available for a few weeks in the run up to it!




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Sep 18, 2017 11:51 |  #11

Thanks for hosting this week, Teekay. Ya know, sometimes you just go to take a simple picture & it turns into something you don't expect. The background was my dark living room which I darkened further but the glass was sitting on my Corian countertop which is blue-green with black & white specks. I desaturated the color of it which left only the white specks. No flash involved, just a slow shutter speed. The whole thing from shot to PP took less than 5 minutes.

Carolyn, we love NOTL as well & went last summer. I have been there 3 times & love it. Great shot of the ice wines....I thought yours or Carlos might be the winner this week. Great entries from everyone. Carlo, the light bulb is just awesome!

I will have something up later this afternoon.


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Sep 18, 2017 12:48 |  #12

:lol: WOW What a great selection ,well done.I didn't take part as i wouldn't be around for a week or 2 won't be around for the next one --sorry :( .




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Sep 18, 2017 13:03 |  #13

Congratulations to Maureen, Carlo, and Carolyn. Great photos all. Fun contest teekay.

I grabbed my photo in an antique store...alas no opportunity to rearrange the layout :-(


Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
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Sep 18, 2017 13:08 |  #14

Car wrote in post #18454924 (external link)
....We've visited Canada 3 times now so this was taken during our last visit to NOTL and a trip to the Peller Estate.....

I live and learn! I had no idea what NOTL stood for or that Peller Estate Ice Wine was made there or that they had a winery anywhere else but where they started here in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley (which is the "one valley over" that I mentioned).




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Sep 18, 2017 13:42 |  #15

Car wrote in post #18454921 (external link)
They are beautiful. Such a gorgeous tribute to your family pets.

Thank you Car:-)


"Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop."
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