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Old Apr 2, 2009, 8:16 PM   #31
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Kazuya has an interesting image. By strict definition, a symmetrical object can have one of two kinds of symmetry - redial or bilateral. Kaz' image has both! It is radial because a cut through the center along any of the radii creates two identical mirror images - when the lights are lit and one is out, that symmetry is gone ("broken" according to the topic), but when you then draw a line along the radius of the dead light, the circle is divided in the only way in which you can get two identical mirror images, so the symmetry is now bilateral! :O

Also, the image itself is symmetrical because the shot is straight on. If the shot were taken from an angle the object would still have its symmetry, but the image would be asymmetrical. :roll:

So as long as the light is out, the radial symmetry is broken, and Kaz gets my vote. :-)

You can see why I couldn't come up with anything this month! :whack:
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Old Apr 2, 2009, 10:12 PM   #32
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My vote goes to mtngal.

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Old Apr 2, 2009, 10:26 PM   #33
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Very tough as usual. It came down to Glenn and kazuya, with an honorable mention to A200user for being quite literal (broken indeed!). While Ira's shot doesn't qualify, I find it hilarious!

My vote goes to kazuya, even though my husband prefers Glenn's wheel.
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Old Apr 3, 2009, 7:53 AM   #34
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Ever since I saw Harriet's image I've loved it. And, still do. So, my vote goes to her. Although, as usual, there are many other worthy images.

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Old Apr 3, 2009, 9:35 AM   #35
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I think I have to choose between mtngal and Keltech... They are both great examples.I think I'll go with mtngal though for the composition as it has a slight edge. But I fully understand trying to capture the moment at all costs with those gulls, try to move around and wait a few seconds too long and you've lost the moment. Great job everyone.
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Old Apr 3, 2009, 11:45 AM   #36
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My vote is for mtngal. I like the composition, color and the shapes of the A-frame row houses. It fulfills intent of the challenge in a subtle way that makes me smile when I view it.
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Old Apr 3, 2009, 7:32 PM   #37
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well, this is a tough one. I like all of them but, the one that speeks to me the most is Glens. which is kind of unusual for me cause I'm not that big on B&W.:-?
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Old Apr 4, 2009, 9:26 AM   #38
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Hello Everyone,

My vote this month goes to mtngal!

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Old Apr 5, 2009, 2:15 PM   #39
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My vote goes to mtngal as well Great shot

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Old Apr 6, 2009, 10:09 PM   #40
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We usually call the voting on the 6th of the month, which is today. Are there any more votes?
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