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Thank you to everyone who participated in Challenge 86 "Glass". We had some varied and truly imag...

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Challenge 86 "Glass". We had some varied and truly imaginative entries this week from a good cross-section of the FT community and it took us a while to whittle down the short list.

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We have chosen PhotoPro as the overall winner as we just kept coming back to this picture.
The stained glass window is surely one of the most beautiful examples of glass being at the centre of art and PhotoPro does a first class job at showing us this. The diffusion of light and colour here, as well as being stunning, also highlights just how many pieces of glass are being used.

Photo Pro's winning photo is shown above; you can see the original version here in all its glory:

http://www.fotothing.com/PhotoPro/photo/fd0c836482973186f7172bad2c6a1805/

Second place this week goes to Danisto for this picture of a functional use of glass. Itís one of those images which makes you really stare at it to see what it is. The perspective from above is a good way of showing just how thick the test tubes are.

http://www.fotothing.com/danisto/photo/3b8827bbd799e6bb1559b6feeab5751c/


In third place is Jatmoko with this excellent broken lightbulb, which shows us how glass can be used to protect that which is within. The shell of the bulb being broken, highlights the sharpness and texture of the jagged glass.

http://www.fotothing.com/jatmoko/photo/4c20ed0d3a75364cf65172e22d62aed6/

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We have chosen 7 clever and quirky Honourable Mentions this week. In no particular order:

Gafawayís nostalgic marbles:

http://www.fotothing.com/gafaway/photo/eb4fe8c22f65c7e12a04ec2ab43f938b/

Grimacherís never-ending skyscraper:

http://www.fotothing.com/Grimacher/photo/822eba5d13e0a70694d32dab33521a43/

JonAtís ever so slightly macabre wine glass:

http://www.fotothing.com/jonAt/photo/4c0821fdaf776c4be4d506da893bf06c/

Marijke06ís glass wall in Groningen:

http://www.fotothing.com/marijke06/photo/3d691e4154146a0d45f9fe0b2889f275/

Archerís reading glasses:

http://www.fotothing.com/Archer/photo/b0c0af3f677bf02d2b69b517e6ab7c2b/

Lanny62ís textured vase:

http://www.fotothing.com/lanny62/photo/d81a2bfb1c4413a24a88f9da2e4c99b9/


And finally, another functional use for glass courtesy of Mariolina Ė beer receptacles!

http://www.fotothing.com/mariolina/photo/694a269de61ccca2a188268eeaffa4ab/

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Well done to everybody and thanks for taking part. We did enjoy looking through all the photographs.
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May 08 2008 15:49 GMT sini
Congratulations to all winners!:)
May 08 2008 17:58 GMT yvon
real winners! very good choice Congratulations for all
May 08 2008 18:57 GMT Ciekee
Applause for every winner! And every entry! :-)
May 08 2008 19:54 GMT Carlimauda
Congrats to all winners!
May 08 2008 20:53 GMT Elly
congratulations to all who've won!
May 09 2008 00:16 GMT Studio88
Congratulations To All The Winners ;-))
May 09 2008 07:54 GMT Haw59 PRO
Congratulation to all.
May 10 2008 08:35 GMT MOTT
Congratulations to winners and honourable mentions! Some awesome photos among this group.
May 10 2008 20:39 GMT suorpaola
Complimenti al vincitore!!!!
May 12 2008 07:41 GMT Wuppitt
Cogratulations to all the winners in this section and of course all the honourable mentions.Fantatic entrties.
May 15 2008 14:06 GMT litz
congratulations to all winners
May 29 2008 05:52 GMT Wildspirit PRO
Congratulations, Bill!! It's a great shot!

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