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RESULTS – ‘Mobile Floral’- PhoozL

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RESULTS – ‘Mobile Floral’

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This mobile-only contest focused on florals (‘Mobile Floral’). Our award-winning, mobile-photography judge Lisa Waddell comments:

“This fabulous group of photos has all the things I like to see in floral images: flowers that tell stories; flowers that show all of themselves with “in your face” blooms; and flowers that show only parts of themselves. This was a difficult contest to judge because there were several images worthy of each of the six places. The decisions I made came down to the more subtle things like how the image background looked in partnership with the main subject. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the winners below…”

– Lisa Waddell, www.lisawaddel.net

(click here for the Gallery of submitted images)
(click here for 2013 Winners Showcase for Weekly Wednesdays contests)
(click here for 2013 PhoozL Points tally for Weekly Wednesdays contests)
(click here for this contest’s Instructions & Rules and information about the Judge)

Results…

(NOTE: click or tap on the images for larger views)


First Place
by Mikael Sundberg
“Mobile Floral 1”
Judge’s Comment: In my opinion this image has it all. The minimalist, still-life composition gives the impression that the flower is coming out of the fog. The texture of the flower is evident, which adds depth to the image. The colors are fabulous and pop against the understated background. I also like the element of grunge; also understated yet effective. This powerful image definitely has a story to tell. Well done!
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


Second Place
by Sandeep Kumar
“In the Back Yard”
Judge’s Comment: This is another well-composed shot, even if maybe bottom-heavy. There are great lines with one bloom curving to the left and the other straight. The shallow depth of field is good, and the bug on the bloom in front is an added bonus. This is an image with great character and lots of originality.
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


Third Place
by Stefano M
“Mobile Floral”
Judge’s Comment: This image has a sharp, clear focus, and the colors and contrast are great. The background could be a little less busy, but I love that this photo reminds me of a piece of paper that has been wadded up and thrown away.
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


Honorable Mentions

More winning images, not presented in any order or ranking…
(click here to see the Gallery of all submitted images)


by hollyoverton
“After the Rain”
Judge’s Comment: I like that this photo focuses on part of the flower and not the whole plant. It makes for a much more interesting image. The lighting is lovely and the colors are soft. This image conveys a peaceful feeling.
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


by dubiedoo1
“Passion Flower”
Judge’s Comment: This is a good straight forward flower shot that maximizes the uniqueness of the Passion Flower. Although the colorful red objects at bottom right are a bit distracting, this is still a great detail-filled image that pops with color.
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


by Debora
“Never Give Up”
Judge’s Comment: This lovely rose looks like it has been lit from within – it just glows. The background is a bit busy with bright areas, but the flower dominates. It’s an electrifying image.
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 



 
Congratulations to winners and thanks to all who participated in this ‘Mobile Floral’ photo contest, and to our judge: Lisa Waddell. Don’t forget that new “Weekly Wednesdays” contests are already live or being planned. Get in the Weekly Wednesdays photo habit!

Harald Johnson
(aka AdminHarald)

(click here for current 2013 Winners Showcase for Weekly Wednesdays contests)

 

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