fairy tale effect. great work.
Congrats on this challenge, it got some of the the most interesting pics of the year imo.
aris14: Photography is art. Stop.The tools of this art are sophisticated devices called cameras and in nowadays tons of software. Stop.The easiness of producing an image using a camera (its main tool) is colossal compared to other arts. Stop.Furthermore this image may not require any particular education, culture or skills. Stop.The aim of photography as art is common with all other fine arts. Stop.
Ι respect everyone's opinion for what he likes or not. Stop.I do not pay any respect to all those who consider their opinion as an expert or specialist opinion just because they shoot some pix, the same way I would not pay any respect to the guy who paints my room and feels that he has an authoritative opinion for the work of Leonardo, Picasso, Dali, Turner (to name but a few), just because he can use a brush. Full stop.Full stop.
I was scrolling down to see where all this was going. But this telegram post really made me laugh hard... omg... You guys are really something else...
Very beautiful. Could you elaborate on what place is it, and the history around it?
Was this manual blur or just dof?
RuthC: I think that HE is a seed bug; yes, he is a bug, not a beetle, as he has crossed wings that are typical of bugs. These sap-suckers are not very friendly bugs to have in the garden. Ruth :-)
She is a he? :) How did you figure that? Also, Google did not enlightened me on the species name..
I'm still unsure if this is a mockup or a real city. Looks like it's a large collection of wood miniatures. Very good.
It could be submitted to an engineering challenge as well. Amazing.
Was it too much post-processed? Looks like it has light coming inside out. Really great.
Nice. It instantly pops out of the other works.
1st place imo, followed by the two boys.One of the few that really stick with the theme.Congrats.
Congratulations. The best one by far, both in idea and quality.
This challenge has an overwhelming amount of off-spec pictures.
RuthC: Many of these entries are sadly lacking leaves, which is a specific requirement for this challenge.
That's also true.
Besides, there are other works that could be read as 'single flower Photoshop challenge'. A little attention to that could cluster the pics in a more organized fashion.
That would not be a mere question of voting accordingly.Because, as already said, these nonetheless beatifull, but non belonging participations, may prevent more genuine ones to show up. With 386/400 and still some days to go, that may well be the case here.
Orenski: most of these images are... so manipulated, not photographs anymore... too much details... too sharp... unnatural and not realistic.
My thought exactly. Wouldn't be more adequate to split in two challenges, with/without pp? Cause this looks more like a pixel art contest, which is also very nice, but maybe divergent from, say, photography per se...
Macro is one of my favs techniques...But, really, how much did you pay for the models?...Congrats, very beautiful.
fantastic job. congrats.
The only thing I can think about this work is: How?
Great pic, congrats.