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RESULTS – ‘The Shadow Knows’

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Shadows were the stars of this week’s photo contest: ‘The Shadow Knows’. The judge comments:

“It was great to see some images that really got at the meat of the contest. There was imagination, whimsy, and a good sense of composition in all of the winners’ images. Those who got points for this contest really let their shadows tell the story.

“Congratulations to all for your submissions, and congratulation to the winners!”

— Margo Taussig Pinkerton
Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures

(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 on the images for larger views)
 


1st Place Overall
“Boogeyman”
by samina-farooq
Judge’s Comment: “This is an imaginative, well-constructed and composed treatment of the subject, both eerie and whimsical at the same time. And a case where only The Shadow Knows!”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


2nd Place Overall
“My Shadow Dog”
by nance kay
Judge’s Comment: “This is a strong graphic image, and there is no question of what the subject is without actually showing it. The shadow tells us the story. Oh, Noble Beast, attentive, perhaps hearing its owner.”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


3rd Place Overall
“Heart”
by aggie
Judge’s Comment: “This image shows some forethought in its composition. Catching the light just right was critical to the success of the photo, and turning it into a friendship or wedding band by the shadow is wonderful.”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


Honorable Mentions

More winning images chosen by the judge in the Honorable Mention category…
(click here to see the Gallery of all submitted images)


“A Couple Shadow”
by leka huie
Judge’s Comment: “This strong shadow image tells a story, perhaps, of a couple gazing at the Hong Kong statue.”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


“The Fence”
by Mikael Sundberg
Judge’s Comment: “This conveys a sense of mystery. Why is the flip-flop there in the shadow of the fence? Where is the other one?”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 


“Rose”
by Sandra A.-B.
Judge’s Comment: “A simple but well-composed shot leaving no doubt as to the subject.”
Gallery Photo Detail Page

 



 
Thank you to all who participated in ‘The Shadow Knows’ contest and to our judge: Margo Taussig Pinkerton. New “Weekly Wednesdays” contests are already live or being planned. Get in the Weekly Wednesdays habit!

Harald Johnson
(aka AdminHarald)

 

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