... and why does the cloud at top left look like a gopher, and what's his interest in the heart?
It's a Picaso rock!
I realize this will sound like sour grapes at this point, but I strongly agree. The majority of these are very good shots, on which very good post-processing was done. Only a few are actually shots that would have been unusable w/o post-processing. For me, the contest kinda lived up to its name.
I guess I should clarify, since it says "adults," that John is over 18 in this shot.
I lived through that blizzard. Very nice work.
I really like this. It takes a blown-out shot and turns it into a family momento. The silhouettes are excellent. I would crop it just a bit closer to the top of your head, and also photoshop out the green thing behind you.
That button wouldn't stay fastened, and it bugged the heck out of him.
Also had to remove tons of noise from his black shirt.