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Cafe Challenge #17 - Topic Thread

Discussion in 'Challenge and Contests Forum' started by misupix, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. Tatatataaaaa:

    I present, to you: "The CAFE CHALLENGE #17"

    Nb23 handed the torch to me, and I had a hard time thinking about a Topic.....I finally decided for this:


    (some bad memories from school might come up.....:D evil: :Shocked: :D epressed :wink: )

    but this is meant another way:

    Use geometry to improve composition of a picture!


    - show a curve, arc, circle, square, triangle, point, lines somewhere in the composition of your picture!
    - use the old photographic rules: golden triangle, rule of the third etc.

    I found some examples among the former challenge winners:

    diagonal lines:
    from Bendheim:

    from daodang:

    from Elf8:

    some randomly selected pictures found on PBase:

    arc by gpfoto:
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    another curve by Ann LT:
    View attachment 21182

    This should give you some ideas!!

    THE RULES: (as usual)

    - One picture per participant
    - Please give your picture a Title, and explain it a little, if you like!
    - One can edit/change the Text as often as necessary, but the posted pics should remain once posted!
    - pictures can be Edited in PS, but must have been taken during the submission dates
    - please keep the longest side of your submission under 900 pixels, this gives the best Quality, when linked!
    - and please try to adjust the compression (when saving it as jpg), to keep the file size under 150kb. This should keep loading times down.
    - Somewhat controversial pictures are permitted, but please use your judgment and keep it within reason.
    - please include the Exif Info, so that everyone can learn from your exceptional shooting skills! :wink:


    Starts NOW and will
    End with this Year: Saturday 31-12-05 23.59 utc/gmt

    To avoid a time discussion here's a link to help:

    I will put up the Submission Thread right away!

    When submission has ended I will put up a Voting Thread.

    :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: So now let's start thinking geometrically! Have fun! :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 15, 2017
  2. let's see, you put the lime in the cokeunut......
    I'll have to cipher on this one awhile.
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    hummmm do stick people count....lolol
  4. as long as they are in 3D!!!! OK!

    And if it's on a D200 everything may count (and anyway win!!!) :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:
  5. Great idea, I'm looking forward to this one. I just hope we don't end up with the same concept again. lol :wink: Great win, btw.

    And, to mis-quote you,
    JUST KIDDING :tongue:
  6. DinanM3

    DinanM3 Guest

    submission withdrawn. Dated prior to contest. I'll read rules next time.....
  7. Here's mine


    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 3, 2006
  8. zidder


    Dec 17, 2005
    Nottingham UK

    Nikon D70
    2005/07/26 14:50:34.9
    Image Size: 1000 x 712
    Focal Length: 70mm
    Exposure Mode: Manual
    Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
    1/320 sec - F/6.3
    Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
    Optimize Image:
    White Balance:
    AF Mode:
    Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
    Color Mode:
    Tone Comp.:
    Hue Adjustment:
    Image Comment:
    Long Exposure NR:
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 4, 2006
  9. Baba

    Baba Guest

    First post, first try...

    Wine Lust


    EXIF data

    NIKON D70
    20s f22
    Exposure Bias +0,35
    Aperture Priority
    Focal Length 50mm
    ISO 200
    Metering:p attern

    Straight out of camera, just converted to JPG in PS. :smile:

    Edit: wrong lens
    Edit: changed filestructure on my server - link updated
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 3, 2006
  10. TheKO


    May 3, 2005
    Tampa, FL
    Skyway Bridge

  11. Please keep in mind:

    25 hours left to participate in the challenge #17!!!

    :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: ​
  12. Less than 3 hours to go people! get a move on!
    (of course the last 16 hours have seen at least 9 submissions... keep them coming!)
  13. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 31, 2005
  14. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl

    Man how in the heck..or is that hick...lol

    Vote on 37...they are all soooooooo good.

    For New Years can they all win :>)))))))

    Say "yessssssssss" I give you a nice drinky poooo :>))))

    hick hick hick...lol
  15. Baba

    Baba Guest

    Sorry about the confusion...

    My picture was also taken before the challenge started. I'm sorry about this. Got a little over my head when I started stopping by on a regular basis in this forum...

    I will do better next time...! :redface:
  16. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    HEEHEE I sure did Paul...
    Thanks for moving :>))))

    Well the 18-200 VR was on the D100 :>))) I still love that camera. Probably because I am so used to it. Don't have to chagne lenses...:>))))

    Now I carry 2 cameras. (until I can sell the D100) ohhh that makes me cry.
  17. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
  18. Paul, you know what's really funny? when I saw your submission ' The Matrix' when you submitted it, I nearly had a heart attack because I'd just done something similar testing the resolution of the D200 from across the room with the 70-200 VR :smile:
  19. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
  20. Sorry guys! I've got to pull back my entry...didn't realize it was outside the timeframe :redface:

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