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70.5: Perspective Framing – Winners Announced

Posted on Sep 3, 2019 by in Magnet Limit, No Limit, Results Posted

1st Place: Purple Ixora

Purple Ixora takes 1st place recreating the iconic 007 opener. I’d wager most of our judges cut their teeth playing countless hours of Goldeneye, so this was a no-brainer. Purple Ixora said James Bond was not part of the original plan, but the tube was so reminiscent of 007 they had to throw a lil Zen man in there. Purple Ixora is awarded $100 for first place.

2nd Place: Scruffy Hawk

A lot of people had the same idea of using a little Zen man in their photos for this contest, and the judges liked it. Scruffy Hawk started with a ring similar to a planetary rotation machine, and extended it into this tunnel. Slap a lil Zen explorer in there and Scruffy Hawk gets $65 for 2nd place, but wait…

2nd Place: DBOI

A rare Zen Magnets Contest occurrence, a tie for 2nd place! DBOI utilized some white and rose gold Neoballs for teeth and gums on this mouth, ready to chomp that lil Zen man. Check out this behind the scenes photo for how he got the shot. DBOI is awarded $65 for 2nd place.

4th Place: Acanthaster

Acanthaster calls this, “A Trip to Plaid Canyon.” We’ve got another lil Zen man, this time on vacation. Acanthaster said this about the subject matter, ” I like the idea of a camera shooting a camera shooting a subject.” Acanthaster is awarded $45 for 4th place.

5th Place: y0chi

Finally, y0chi presents us with 3 hexagons, each shrinking in diameter. Nice composition with the center hexagon in sharp focus. The reflection also came out great. y0chi gets $30 for 5th place.

Job well done to all participants. If you haven’t already, click on the images to check out the original size. And keep in mind that contests held here are independent of the Zen Gallery. Magnet sculptors can always submit photos to to win magnets as well. Spectators, keep your eyes peeled for the next contest, because you choose the winners. Contest Winners, we’ll email you your prizes soon.

Okay, magnets and cameras down, I’m calling time on the perspective framing contest. We have a total of 11 entries for the judgmental public to feast their eyes on.

Here’s a quick recap of the contest requirements: 5mm magnet spheres of any brand/color. Need at least 2 builds, 1 framing the other. No other photo manipulation or collages allowed. 1 entry per person.

Check out the images below, follow the button at the bottom to rock the vote.

Follow the link to cast your Gold, Silver and Bronze votes. We’ll pick the winners after collecting votes for a few days. The prize pool is $300. Voting ends 9/16/2019