Premium Photo Competition 2021 4 : Results

  • Competition Winner : First Prize
  • $1,025.00
  • Judges Comment
  • Now, this is a beautiful photo. Something a painter would be proud of. But then it is also a big city with just two people on the bridge, and we get the feeling of them being alone in the world to experience this great view. Certainly a photo that makes you think. Or alternatively, you just decide it is a pretty photo.
  • Photographers Comment
  • Hello, I am very happy and proud, thanks! And also thanks a lot for your nice comments :-) My name is Emmanuel Garnier and I live in Paris, France. This bridge is the "Pont de l'Archevêché" in Paris, near to Notre-Dame. I took this picture on a Sunday early-morning beginning of February, that's why there are so few people...I used my Leica Q, with slight post processing in Capture One Pro. Thanks again!
  • https://www.flickr.com/photos/eghphotos/
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • Beautiful cinematic, and we feel we are instantly into the action of this photo. We notice the unusual angle to the subject, and it adds to it as well. Very nice work!
  • Photographers Comment
  • Thank you for selecting my photo as a mark of excellence, captured in a remote village in the Himalayas in India. The girl is Asha, playing in her school's garden. the village is very remote and needs to walk 2 days through dense forest to reach there.
  • Mark Of Excellence
  • Judges Comment
  • unusual and memorable photo of a child. Great idea and well executed with light, colours, tonality and all.
  • Photographers Comment
  • Tammy Swarek, El Dorado, AR. Canon 5D Mark IV I've tried many times over the last year to get rid of my mom's clothes that she will never wear again (due to advanced Alzheimer's disease). Hospital gowns have taken the place of her favorite girly dresses and sparkling tops. I couldn't bear the thought of throwing them away. I needed to find a way to let them go, so I imagined what she would do. I decided to cut them up and make something for Grace. I'm sure Mom would appreciate the sentiment, as will Grace when she's old enough to understand it. The dress is made entirely of fabric from Mom’s clothes and I used the sewing tools from her basket. I chose to make something historical because Grace is literally wearing her history; part of her DNA is embedded in the fabric. Some people believe that possessions can contain a piece of the spirit of the person who loved them. I'm not sure if that's true, but I'm going to believe it.
  • https://www.tammyswarek.com
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • He just came in from the snow, we thought we saw. But then ... it's paint. That changes the story quite a bit. And we still wonder.
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • A memory from long ago as a child, this is what this photo reminds us. As such it is beautiful, even it is not our memory. Well done.
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • Al alternative take on alternative energy. It took a while to figure out what we were looking at. Surprising.
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • Excellent technically executed. Beautiful colors, clarity and timing. Really good work.
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • The ugly duckling and the swan it may realize it has become. Almost too good to be true, this photo. Nice work!
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • What first strikes here is the composition and the calming tones. It's a really beautiful photo, and it carry with it a story we still wonder about, even we tried to decide several times what the story is. Well done!
  • Mark Of Excellence
  • Judges Comment
  • The water adds an optical effect this scene that make it dreamlike, even it is very clear.
  • Photographers Comment
  • Many thanks to the jury, this is much appreciated! Autumn leaves at the Baltic-Sea waves close to the beach. Ocean's D. Light/Capitana Art, Germany, Sony DSC-X350, photo original, just slight corrections in contrast and a cut of the area.
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  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • The girl found really great spot there. A private fairytale evolving in a private hidden place.
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • A shipbuilder, it seems. Taking a moment in the midst of the work of renovating, or perhaps he is about to start the work. Effective and beautiful composition that does best in large size. Well done!
  • Mark Of Excellence
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  • Last day to catch a fish if they haven't caught some already. Beautiful colors and mood. We like the velvet soft feel to it all.
  • Mark Of Excellence
    • Mark Of Excellence