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Winners, Weekly challenge #386 Chiaroscuro
Posted By: StephenHampshire, 05-10-2017, 03:36 AM

A good total of 23 entries this week with a great variety of interpretations. Here are my totally subjective comments:

Slowpez A lovely flowe portrait Susan, good composition and lighting
Vaskebjorn – very interesting idea, not easy to capture the full 3-d effect with ice, but you have done it here!
RGlasel- thoughtful shot and very nice lighting
atupdate what a well constructed picture
sealonsf - mood very well captured and great use of shadows
Tamia - terrific shot very dramatic light perhaps a little 2D? Composition is great- I'd put this on my wall!
Arjay Bee - composition and lighting work well together in this one
geomez great textureand very 3D - works well in mono
simon_199 - expressive shot for a wooden mannequin!
eva - terrific lighting, a great shot
charliezap- great subject and the lighting is atmospheric
Bruce Clark – great shot sharp and with full 3-d effect
Special K- classic portrait Chiaroscuro in this one, the background gives depth too
rod_grant – striking colours in this one Rod
jacamar – superb lighting and restrained colours, a goodmatch to what I intended!
jchorst - intriguing composition and lighting, certainly makesme want to explore
photojj – very 3d lighting, might benefit from a tightercrop to lose a bit of the top of the picture
DaveSimo – I like this, quite abstract and good use oflimited colour palette
ozwald - classiccomposition and lighting, very painterly, I like this
noelcmn - I like thefact that you can see the light source- an intriguing one
djb47 - beautifullighting, very ethereal
AggieDad - niceflower portrait, very 3d – might work even better in mono
clackers - striking subject, nice lighting

Now the winners - My 1st and 2nd were relatively easy, but 3rd was a real tussle in my head! So so "Honourable Mentions"
Tamia - a wonderful picture but perhaps not 100% on theme- as I said, I'd hang this on my wall!
DaveSimo, Ozwald, Arjay Bee, - all great interpretations!

Top three are......

3rd Geomez

2nd Jacamar

1st- Bruce Clark

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05-10-2017, 06:11 AM   #2
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Congrats to all.Thx Stephen for comenting on each photo.Nice challenge.
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Congratulations to all and to Stephen for a great challenge. Bruce, that was a winner from the first time I saw it.
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Congrats to Bruce for first, Jacamar for second and Geomez for third.
Also all the other ones are great shots.
Looking forward again to the next challenge

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Top notch photography there Bruce! Beautiful composition and colors. Congratulations. And extended to Jacamar and Geomez, and not forgetting the HM's Tamia, DaveSimo, Ozwald and ArjayBee. Interesting, intriguing challenge, thanks Stephen for that and all the comments. Always appreciated.
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Thank you for the HM Stephen, an interesting topic as I commented earlier. An enjoyable range of images elicited by the theme so well done everyone. Thank you for your time for commenting thoughtfully on all 23 Stephen. Good job, Bruce.
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Congrats to Bruce, Jacamar and Gomez - very good work.
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Thanks Stephen for the nomination and well done to all. Certainly all excellent images. Well it is time to dig deep and come up with a new challenge.

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Congratulations to Bruce, Jacamar and Gomez. Great work.

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Yes, well done all, congrats to Bruce and other places, and great job Stephen.
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Beaten by a bunch of tomatoes! Well, it is a very nice bunch of tomatoes. Thank you Stephen for the theme and kind words, and to everyone for the great pics.
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I know the I'm a little late, but I'd like to thank Stephen for hosting and picking my image for third place. I was away for about a week.
Congrats to Jacamar and Bruce.
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Congratulations to all.

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