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Challenge 8 Fini!

Postby MHD on Mon Feb 27, 2006 1:48 pm

Congratulations Manta!

And Well done Mal and Leek in equal Second and Yedrup in 4th!
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Postby Nnnnsic on Mon Feb 27, 2006 1:52 pm

I'm just happy I didn't get last place for once! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Congratulations Manta! :)
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Postby Alpha_7 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:01 pm

Congratulations Simon, Mal, John and Yedrup.

Our household is very pleased with a 8th and 10th placing, our best, even if the field was a littler narrower then last time.
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Postby radar on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:02 pm

Congrats Manta,

well done on your winning entry.

Great pics for the other place getters as well - John, Mal and Terry,

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Postby Mal on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:03 pm

Well done Manta, Leek and Yedrup.

OK Simon so how did you do it and I hope that you didn't waste a nice drop of Red to make this shot!
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Postby Alpha_7 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:07 pm

Scott - I just logged in to leave comments and seems like I can still vote, or it thinks I have the options to do so.

Does anyone else see the same thing when they log in ?
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Postby Alex on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:10 pm

Congratulations all the winners! Well done, Manta.

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Postby losfp on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:11 pm

and before you know it, the challenge is over.. :(

Congrats all winners and participants.. next time, I WILL get off my butt and submit an entry :)
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:12 pm

Alpha_7 wrote:Scott - I just logged in to leave comments and seems like I can still vote, or it thinks I have the options to do so.

Does anyone else see the same thing when they log in ?



Yes, true, you still can vote!!!!!! until the next challenge. :lol: :lol:
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Postby leek on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:24 pm

Yay!! Second Place...

Well done Simon...
Now... what was that you were saying about selling all your equipment??? :lol:
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Postby MHD on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:27 pm

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Postby wendellt on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:30 pm

Excellent Manta
shows why your outstandign member of the year

Congratulations Leek and Yedrup.
you all participated and got rewarded accordingly
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Postby Manta on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:33 pm

Whew! I'm speechless.

Thank you all for your comments and congratulations to Mal, Leek, Yedrup and all who put an entry in.

Now I'll crack a REAL bottle of red to celebrate!
(and maybe I'll hang on to the gear a little bit longer John..)
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Postby MHD on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:40 pm

Comments have been turned on... Only registered users can leave comments these days due to spam
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Postby johnd on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:41 pm

Congratulations Simon, a well deserved win. And congratulations to all who entered. It's a lot of fun.

Now when does Challenge 9 start?

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Postby Manta on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:55 pm

Mal wrote:Well done Manta, Leek and Yedrup.

OK Simon so how did you do it and I hope that you didn't waste a nice drop of Red to make this shot!


I don't think anyone would be kaying this one down to enjoy in later years Mal!

Cooking oil and food colouring were the ingredients but the colouring refused to mix properly with the oil so I had to move fast to get the shot. You'll see traces of colur dropping down into the water in the left side glass. I only had about 10 seconds to get the shot once the oil/colour mixture was poured into the glass which is why I couldn't do too much experimentation with lighting on the 'real' subject. Came out all wrong. I was in such a hurry I didn't even notice the droplets on the side of the glass above the surface. Very sloppy!

The idea was the first thing that popped into my head as soon as the challenge theme was announced. The old "glass half full vs glass half empty" comparison seemed perfectly suited to this event. Then it was just a case of figuring out how to do it and get the shot. All done at the last minute in the dying hours of the submission period! PS - I can't see or add any comments.. is the site still experiencing problems? Have others been able to submit or view comments?
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:59 pm

Ok, so now Mrs Manta knows why where her cooking oil gone empty quickly from her kitchen cupboard! :lol:
She thought it was leaking :lol:
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Postby johnd on Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:00 pm

I can't do comments either.
I'm sure Scott will fix it when he gets a second.
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Postby Manta on Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:01 pm

Birddog114 wrote:Ok, so now Mrs Manta knows why where her cooking oil gone empty quickly from her kitchen cupboard! :lol:
She thought it was leaking :lol:


:lol:
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Postby Glen on Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:06 pm

Congrats Simon, you really deserved it :D
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Postby MHD on Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:12 pm

Done!
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Postby Yedrup on Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:32 pm

Congratulations to all entries, especially the winners.

WOW, highest place ever...... :o :o but :D

Cheers and thanks for voting me so highly.

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Postby blacknstormy on Mon Feb 27, 2006 4:01 pm

Woo Hoo !!!

All I can say Master Simon is "I told you so"

And never more shall the words "sell equipment" pass those lips !!!!

Congratulations, and well deserved :)

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Postby Alpha_7 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 4:07 pm

blacknstormy wrote:Woo Hoo !!!

All I can say Master Simon is "I told you so"

And never more shall the words "sell equipment" pass those lips !!!!

Congratulations, and well deserved :)

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Too Right! Simon has he's Mojo back :)
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Postby avkomp on Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:28 pm

Congrats Simon.

pretty good for someone who was going to give it all away.

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Postby Manta on Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:44 pm

:oops:
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Postby johndec on Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:54 pm

Congrats to all the winners. Excellent shots by all of you. :up:
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Postby sirhc55 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:06 pm

To Simon and all participants a hearty well done - an excellent set of opposites
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Postby SteveGriffin on Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:39 pm

Way to go Manta! Obviously a bit of horn blowing on the side is agreeing with you and your photography :wink:
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Postby Big Red on Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:19 pm

that was a great idea Manta .. well deserved win 8)
and congrats to the other winners as well :D
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Postby xerubus on Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:23 pm

well done mate... deserving win...

well done to everyone else also.. some great entries....

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Postby Geoff on Mon Feb 27, 2006 9:04 pm

Well done everyone and well done to Simon! Great image matey!!
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Postby rokkstar on Mon Feb 27, 2006 9:17 pm

Congratulations Manta - great shot, and well executed.
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Postby Glen on Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:13 pm

Matt, no entry from you?
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Postby PiroStitch on Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:16 pm

Congratulations to all the winners and entrants :) Very creative stuff came out. Dammit, if I knew fire and ice was going to be a popular theme, I would have chosen something else. Ahh hindsight is such a beautiful thing :D Better luck next time then.
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Postby MHD on Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:52 am

hehe... It was amusing watching the entries come in just how many were fire and ice themed!
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Postby Glen on Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:09 am

Scott, I actually entertained that combo too, glad I didn't, wouldn't have done as well as those who did
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Postby MATT on Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:20 am

Congrates to all, anaother lot of fine images..

Good work


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