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01/29/2019 06:42:38 PM · #1
Here is a thread for posting your awards for your personal favorites. Here are my suggestions:

1. Give your awards in the photo comment before rollover.
2. Write a little something about why you liked it or what it made you think of.

Everyone is welcome to give awards or simply write about the photos that inspired you to write.

You have rated 84 of 85 images (99%) in this challenge.
You have commented on 35 images (41%) in this challenge.
You have given an average score of 6.2857

Many great images in this challenge.

01/30/2019 12:29:32 AM · #2
You people outdid yourselves. I have a huge gallery to display, and there were many others that I probably should have included, too. I had masterpiece fatigue.

No "winner," though. The following are all equal winners, just in reverse score order.

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Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231022.jpg by 21_F.gif 2mccs

but boy are her arms tired

how different are we than birds? this photo asks

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this angle exaggerates the importance of the slightest gesture. emotionally dizzying.

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imaginative and beautiful. I wish science fiction looked more like this

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photographer as fishmonger, chopping off the feet. a subtle masterpiece.

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this composition is exquisite and such beautiful textures.

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231423.jpg by 21.gif NiallOTuama

oh yes the beauty of barely there.

I'm pretty sure those diagonals in the foreground are framing a roof. They are a strong unexpected visual element that pulls the whole image together. I feel like I'm on a boat in the fog. I feel like the world is a boat.

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I love the light and color on this

and the subject

and the setting

and everything else

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Let's watch the world disappear

while my little dog hides under the bench

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1230778.jpg by 21.gif wbanning

I'm tired of stairway photos but having her look up at just that moment, with the light on her face, that elevates the photo

so it's more like an elevator photo

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great balls of fire. This is rock and roll in faeryland

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yes, this gets at the point of living, the point of waiting, the inhale

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231471.jpg by 21_F.gif Hipychik

an exultant minimalism.

the three pillars are trying to start a new religion.

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there are several visual tricks going on here. The foreshortened feathers echo the bokeh. The bird looks like it's chained by the leg. The bokeh obliterates the sense of depth and looks more like a curtain directly behind the bird,, which in turn makes the bird's perch look like a stage or a pedestal. I'm reminded of King Kong performing on Broadway. It's an absurd photo, but also absurdly entertaining.

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This is a photo of echoes, the cat, the leaf, the wall, all echoing each other.

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1230749.jpg by 21_N.gif jagar

a shot like this, which is naturally appealing because of high contrast with lots of black and good texture, needs a couple of extra elements to make it really special. In this case, the winner is the man's pose, specifically the way he is looking down and how this echoes the downsloping chairbacks on the right. the symbolic well on the ground doesn't hurt, either.
01/30/2019 03:04:59 AM · #3
Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231444.jpg by 21_N.gif oldbimmercoupe

was my favourite of the challenge. Fantastic ordering of shapes.

Overall it was a great challenge to view. Many, many very good photographs.

Message edited by author 2019-01-30 03:05:37.
01/30/2019 09:55:11 AM · #4
Thank you for hanging this in your gallery, Don!
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01/30/2019 01:57:52 PM · #5
Don, always an honor. Thanks
01/30/2019 03:43:35 PM · #6
Don, thank you so much for including me!
01/30/2019 06:02:51 PM · #7
my top scores:

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231302.jpg by 21.gif insteps : a study in red and grey of truncated legs

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1231240.jpg by 21_F.gif mariuca : the b/w treatment does wonders here by making very different objects quite similar, requiring the observer to use extended seeing powers. I like how the exterminator jumps at me out of multiple layers of meanings

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1230852.jpg by 21_N.gif MeMex2 : everyone is moving ahead (albeit in different directions) to rescue their souls (this speaks the 21.gif odriew language)

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1230749.jpg by 21_N.gif jagar : it is indeed great and in a way it reminds me of the hong kong skyscrapers like so

01/30/2019 07:16:54 PM · #8
Always an honor, Don, many thanks!
01/30/2019 07:39:06 PM · #9
Thank you Don.
01/31/2019 10:08:42 AM · #10
Thanks, Don! Real nice to be amongst such a great collection! :-)
01/31/2019 02:12:10 PM · #11
Thank you Don, always makes my day.
01/31/2019 02:23:34 PM · #12
Thanks so much for the mention Mita. It makes me feel great!
01/31/2019 03:09:51 PM · #13
Mita you put me in the company of some of my favorites of the challenge. Thanks
01/31/2019 04:29:56 PM · #14
A big thanks Mita.
01/31/2019 05:06:31 PM · #15
Mita, thanks for the recognition. Always appreciated.
02/02/2019 02:57:37 PM · #16
Don - thanks for shining a light on this one!
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02/02/2019 02:57:37 PM · #17
removed double post.

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