HCC Print Competition April 2016

APR16 OPEN PRINT - Toitoi_Highly Commended_sml

Howick Camera Club‘s April Set subject is Abstract. Now, I have to admit that this is very much outside of my comfort zone. It is ingrained in me to take sharp, precise images showing exactly what the subject is in a well balanced way.

Many of the entrants confused impressionism with abstract, and were unfortunately marked down on some absolutely stunning images for non-compliance with the set subject.

This is the shot I entered, as a 4×12″ print, beautifully pedestal matted:

APR16 SET ABSTRACT PRINT_Highly Commended_sml

We had Shona Kebble (one of our very own HCC members) as the judge on the night, and she was tough! This image received a Highly Commended.

For the Open subject I entered a print of a shot I took out the window while travelling around the CoromandelĀ in a campervan over Easter. I am really in love with this, and intend on displaying it in my house if I can find some spare wall space. It received a Highly Commended.

Hopefully I will manage to enter some digital images for the 18th April. I always struggle with taking images specifically for digital use, and we will be away so I have to submit themĀ before then.

 

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