Light Painting – July 20th Competition

It seems that despite a workshop and an outing dedicated to the set subject Light Painting proved a bit too much of a challenge for many of our members, with entry numbers in the Set Subject very low.  But a few brave souls tested the waters with some interesting and creative results.

Kerry Malec turned her image into a Monster Mask which also looks a little like an owl.

Monster Mask – Kerry Malec

Ron Hassan and Duart McLean each had a different take on the Port Willunga sticks.

Seaside Sphere – Duart McLean

The Sticks by Torch – Ron Hassan

And Helen Whitford momentarily fooled judge Matt Makinson with her fake Northern Lights.

Northern Lights – Helen Whitford

Matt, a professional photographer whose business Black and White Photographics provides great service to many photographic club members  on the north side of town, gave constructive criticism of every image from a different perspective. As someone who works with illustrative or art photography he focused on techniques to improve the presentation and sale potential of images, addressing elements such as paper type, vignetting and selective treatment to part of an image.  Members appreciated Matt’s fresh approach – even if he didn’t grant any 10’s!
For more images from the night visit our Top Prints and Top Projected Digital Images pages. (More images coming – check back in a couple of days!)

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