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Winners of November's 'Silhouettes' contest

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  December 16, 2009 01:16 PM

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The final results are in. No public voting this time, so our judge, the Globe's Lloyd Young, was on his own. But with a wealth of experience in the photo editing arena, this contest was in excellent hands.

His Top 10 selections:


FIRST PLACE - $100

01Xtine36AdmiringKandinsky.jpg"Admiring Kandinsky" at the Guggenheim in NYC by Xtine36

Lloyd's comment: "This image is technically excellent and framed very nicely. It's an image that has dozens of moments within in it that kept me engaged and looking to discover them all. It grabbed my attention right away."


SECOND PLACE - $50


Lloyd's comment: "A solid example of an image that is layered with silhouettes throughout its framing in the foreground, middle, and background to get beyond the two dimensional feel of many photographs. The bird just taking off is the icing on the cake."


THIRD PLACE - $25


Lloyd's comment: "Another technically excellent image with a really nice peak moment happening in the frame. Really nice separation between the silhouetted subjects and the background. This is exactly the type of image that makes a silhouette work."

Gallery of all Top 10 winners

Congratulations to all ... don't forget to enter the December contest with the theme "Toys."

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