Wind Powered – Competition August 13th
A competition with a difference! As our scheduled judge was reluctant to meet online we took the opportunity to try community judging on Thursday night. James and Duart found a way to make it work and although only a dozen members joined in it was an interesting and empowering exercise for all.
Entry numbers were down but interestingly monochrome images were up, particularly in the Open section. All of the entries were available for preview on our members’ Facebook forum and indeed are still available fpr view and comment.
James Allan’s Southern Cross in Action was acclaimed as the image which best captured the power of the wind with real impact and Judy Sara’s The Old and the New made the biggest impression in Monochrome Set Subject. There were quite a few windmill shots!
In Open, Helen Whitford’s Feather and David Hancock’s Happy Wash appealed to the majority of member judges.
It was an interesting experience having everyone participate in picking the best images and listening to the reasons why certain images held appeal for different people. It was generally agreed that the results were probably similar to what they would have been with a single, experienced judge.
Here are all of the images.
The Top Images can be found here and members can visit our Facebook Forum to see what others had to say and to add your own comments.