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February 2018

WINNER

14th Annual Memorial B&W Competition

Carlos-Oboe Man
by
Michael Floyd

Print Competition Category  
"Black and White"

Score 75/90

Comments:
Moody and well lit. Nice lighting. 


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Night Life at the Ex

Category: Black and White

Score:  66/90

Comments:
The image is sharp with good contrast. Well composed.


Stark Hill

Category: Black and White
Score:  65/90

Comments:
Lovely contrast and lines. Good detail. It was suggested that cropping a little off left and bottom might improve the image.


Frosty Morn

Category: Black and White

Score:  65/90

Comments:
Sharp, good contrast. Dark trees on right unbalance the image. A minor crop left or right might improve the image.





Averie

Category: Black and White

Score:  64/90

Comments:
Nice use of rim lighting. Well exposed. Sharp. Good capture. Tree in background somewhat distracting.


Untitled

Category: Black and White
Score:  62/90

Comments:
Nice tones. Well exposed. Head lost into background. Left leg blocked.


Bridged Between the Tracks

Category: Black and White

Score:  61/90

Comments:
Nice lines and great depth of field. Well exposed. 



           


Untitled

Category: Black and White

Score:  60/90

Comments:
Well exposed with nice highlighted hair. Cropped a little tight. Pattern in blouse distracting.


Dark Sentinel

Category: Black and White
Score:  60/90

Comments:
Nice composition, exposure, and contrast. Quality of printing took away from image. Has purple ting with printer bars. A little over sharpening.


Gone to Seed

Category: Black and White

Score:  58/90

Comments:
Nice composition, exposure, and contrast. Quality of printing took away from image. Has purple ting with printer bars. A little over sharpening.



           


Fork times Fork

Category: Black and White

Score:  58/90

Comments:
Lines and contrast interesting. Good idea. 


Hanging On

Category: Black and White
Score:  58/90

Comments:
Good job of catching face in  sharp focus. Well exposed. Rail on bottom left distracting.


Ghost Ship

Category: Black and White

Score:  58/90

Comments:
Sharp and well exposed. Well positioned. Vignetting a little too strong.



           


Dory

Category: Black and White

Score:  56/90

Comments:
Good contrast and reflection. Sharp. The boat need a little more room.  Crop bright area lower left.


Mysterious Door

Category: Black and White

Score:  53/90

Comments:
Nice gritty composition. Darkening bright areas and brightening door area might improve.


3 in a Row

Category: Black and White

Score:  52/90

Comments:
Lovely contrast and reflections. The movement blur takes away.



           


Dreamy Daisy

Category: Black and White

Score:  52/90

Comments:
Centre in focus. Small depth of field resulted most of the image being soft.
Background flower is distracting. Cropped a little tight.
Print size affected the score.


Serenity

Category: Black and White
Score:  51/90

Comments:
Interesting concept. Only the boat is really sharp.


Hindsight is 20/20

Category: Black and White

Score:  50/90

Comments:
Cute idea. Lacks interest. Changing the angle of the mirror (car) to include the whole bridge could improve the image.