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03-31-2010, 11:37 PM   #1
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PP Challenge #20 Pale Slider WINNER

Well this was an interesting week. The winner is posted below after some comments on the other entries.... over all good takes from everyone, and I only pick a winner because, we it would suck if everyone tied!

In the order submitted:
mithrandir - I like the dream sequence, but I think subject gets lost, the green becomes too blue.
Ash - Really puts things at an angle, I think it could have worked with at least something being horizontal or vertical, as it is it confuses me.
slinco - I like this image and the treatment you gave it, and well the slide pops, I think the model gets lost, she could be there or not and it wouldn't change the image.
ramseybuckeye - I love the plastic wrap effect, but it creates too much glare, which detracts from the image. Maybe same effect, but less of it?
SWEngineer - another great entry from you. well I like the photo-shopping effort it took to create, the scale throws me, and it ends up looking very photo-shopped. But great symmetry between the two images.
ozlizard - the sky complements the slides colours so well, but the crop without the front of the slide seems wrong to me.
Tamia - if my wife was the judge, you'd win. I too like the effect, but I think there is too much negative space in the front of this image with the reflection off the water and the subject gets lost.
xs400 - I like the second model and the scale is ok, but in recovering some of the green to the trees you turned the sand under the slide green as well.
EricT - great effect, which works well for this photo, it leaves me wondering if I would like the image more with a little less speed. I don't know if I would like it more, or less, but it leaves me wondering. Also, watch to ensure that the motion lines are parallel to the plane of movement.
TOUGEFC - great entry. You are a good runner up as well and how much detail you made pop in the background is great. However, I don't like the shadow that is running over the models face, it moves her too much into the back-ground.

And the WINNER is:
Kryosphinx - I like how the background is down played and the slide and model really pop. The ridiculous colour saturation works with the ridiculous photo.

Congrats and I look forward to see what you have for us next week!

It was a tough week for judging, lots of great takes. see you all soon.

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Congrats to Kryosphinx well done on the win


Icywarm, yeah i see what you mean about the shadow on the face on my entry, i must have over looked that!
But still, im pretty stoked getting runner up too, considering this is my first pp challenge entry

Cant wait for the next challenge
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Well done to the winner another great bunch of entries, good to see some new faces as well!
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Congratulations Kryosphinx, and excellent job of judging, Jord. Thanks for your critique, and thank your wife for me!

I see that the Admins discovered that I also own a PAS Canon (shame shame!), on this April Fool's Day.

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Congrats Kryosphinx! And to icywarm, that was the best PP thread I've seen, lots of fun.
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Well done Kyrosphinx - well deserved - very good work done on this image.
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Congrats, Kryosphinx.

Thx to icywarm for the commentary on all the efforts

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Congrats, Kryosphinx. Nice variety of approaches. Thank you to icywarm for the critiques.
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Congrats to the winner, and thanks for the comments. I agree that I overdid the speed a bit
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Lot's of great entries. Congrats to the winner...
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Hey, thanks everybody!

I must confess, I have no idea what to do now....
Am I supposed to pick something and make a post for the coming week?
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