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  #83 Circle
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Neocube       ©2010 f_otto
Panasonic DMC-FS3       1st place, 154 points
1/160s, f8, ISO 100, 35mm, Landscape, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: None entered       Extra Info: Magnetic balls
 
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LaRee
Jul 18, 2010
    I missed this challenge completely but I sure am enjoying this image on the front page of the challenge site. This is really a great shot!

Edward48
Jul 7, 2010
    Congratulations, a fine shot.

Mepo
Jul 6, 2010
    Congratulations, I did like thisone. Very attractive shot - but that might only be the metal plate in my head :-)

f_otto
Jul 6, 2010
    It is a fine day, thanks for everything.

mrsawyer
Jul 6, 2010
    I am intrigued by the use of magnetic balls to create such a scene. Kudos to you.

Jade O.
Jul 5, 2010
    My No. 1 pick. Had all the hallmarks of the artist that is f_otto. Good to see you back again.

Lo
Jul 5, 2010
    Well done! It's a really striking shot that deserved to do well.

elliott
Jul 5, 2010
    nice job!

wrosenthal
Jul 5, 2010
    Congratulations! I am happy to see this win. It was high on my list. The top three choices are always difficult, but this one was right there from the beginning.

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Franz07
Jul 5, 2010
    Wonderful idea! I see hundreds of circles in this picture.
The background is a little bit distracting - pure sky could probably have been nicer? But I must not complain about that. I have a background like this in every third shot :-)
Very cool effect of the light reflections. Very high in my favorites.

Edward48
Jul 5, 2010
    Very 007 like. The circle theme is hard to ignore here. A top 3 shot for me.

forkcandles
Jul 5, 2010
    this reminds of a nature programme of how other animals see the world.
there does not appear to have an point of focus but with the central image out of focus draws the eye to the edge
nice capture

boar76
Jul 5, 2010
    Wow...I like this effect!...It's a pity for the background...It's totally inexpressive for me...But I like it very much!

elliott
Jul 3, 2010
    great imaginative photo. where'd you find all the magnetic balls. i only wish you had got focus on the view also and use a program to merge the two. still in my top five. good luck. el

broph
Jul 3, 2010
    Nice composition being a little off center.
The many magnetic balls are a magnet to the viewers eyes.
I don't much like the branch in the scene so I might have cloned it out or moved.

f_otto
Jul 3, 2010
    Good instincts, Mepo and thank you :))

wrosenthal
Jul 3, 2010
    Interesting interpretation of the theme and very nice use of light to direct attention into the distance. For me a compelling shot and a favorite.

Lo
Jul 2, 2010
    I can't imagine where you would find a photo like this. It's perfectly taken - The blurred landscape draws me in - and emphasizes the the clarity of the magnetic balls that frame it.

Mepo
Jul 2, 2010
    One of my first picks. It is so unusual and innovative. I first thought this may be in the gloaming but I'm making a wild guess that it is f_otto . Hope you will take that as a compliment if I'm wrong.
Edited on Jul 4, 2010

rafinmelb
Jul 2, 2010
    I really like this shot. Will be clearly in top few I think. For F8 the DOF seems quite shallow. I wonder about the landscape at the end and how that could be made more interesting. Not sure I have any great suggestions for it, but something exciting there (a face perhaps) would really make this more special.

Jade O.
Jul 1, 2010
    I love it! My no. 1. (I think the thumbnail looks even better because the full size image doesn't quite fit my monitor - that sometimes hurts in the voting I think.)

wangi
Jul 1, 2010
    I think it would have taken a composite of two shots to get both the scene and balls in focus - so hard call to choose one!I like the twist effect that draws you into the scene
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