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#430 - WINNERS - Femininity
Posted By: Hattifnatt, 08-30-2018, 01:29 AM

Sorry for the delay, it has been a very busy week at work.
Thanks to all of you who entered this challenge, some comments from my side.

atupdate / Tim: Nice portrait, I like the contrast between her light complexion and the rest of the colors. Also, who can resist girls with glasses?

charliezap / Charlie: She's already a beauty! I like the colors in this one and also the choice for glowing edges in PP, not something I do very often but this time I think it works.

Haute Wada / Vei: Interesting take on the theme. "The deterioration of my loved ones is something that I can feel on my own body and I believe that kind of empathy to be a divine feminine characteristic." This I think its the key to interpret your image, but it took me a few good minutes. The way I chose to interpret it is that the deterioration of the statue is more the representation of somebody's soul after the loss of a loved one, all bleeding and broken on the inside. I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father.

SpecialK: I like this a lot. The silent exchange between the little girl and the young lady gives this picture a lot of emotional depth. One can only imagine what they are thinking. "I was a little girl once, now I'm getting married." - "Will I be as pretty when I'm older?"

nobody: Dress, purse, high heels, shopping bag, phone - it's all there And of course the smile. Lovely background.

sealonsf / Lynda: I like the color scheme in this one and also the framing.

RGlasel: Nail salons have always made me uncomfortable, much better to get your nails done at home, cozy atmosphere

aaacb: I was just wondering when flowers are going to pop up! Maybe a little bit more contrast would be better.

eva: Aaaaaah! How can one resist the ladies???

noelcmn / Noel: Channeling your inner LeRolls, aren't you? Very nice girl but the umbrella makes all the difference, separating the model from the background.

jchorst / Christoph: So much is hidden from view yet such elegant curves! love it.

DeepThrob / Frank: I like the expression on little girl's face.

ramseybuckeye / Tom: That's a nice collection of ladies you have there! maybe it will grow even more in the future?

Now for the winners. There are a lot of pictures which I like, perhaps if I will repeat this exercise in a few hours results will be different so I'll just go with the flow.

3rd Place: noelcmn


2nd Place: jchorst


1st Place and host of the next challenge: SpecialK


Congratulations and see you at the next challenge!
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08-30-2018, 02:32 AM   #2
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Congrats to the winners SpecialK,jchorst ,noelcmn and all participants.Nice challenge.
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Congratulations to SpecialK and the other winners.

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Congrats Kyle! And also to Christoph & Noel, very well done! Great challenge Cosmin.

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Congrats to SpecialK - great picture - and to neolcomm - wow! And a big thank you to our judge for an inspiring contest.
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Wow, thanks! And thanks for the analysis of all the images.

Next contest is up - "Why?"

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Ooops, that was surprising! a 3rd spot in what I thought was a touch challenge with high quality images! Appreciate that! Congrats SpecialK- I like that image, great juxtaposition and communication going on there! And extended to my fellow podium placed Jchorst. A wonderful challenge, so thanks to Hatiffnatt for the challenge, the comments and critiques.
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Congrats to the winners! I loved Special K's photo!

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