Pilchuck Camera Club's


2017 Image of the Year, Assigned Subject & Wildflower Winners

The 2017 Image of the Year, Assigned Subject and Wildflower competitions were judged by
 West Valley Camera Club, Canoga Park, California

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2017 Image Of The Year Competition
 

1st - "Horned Puffin"

by Sharon Ely ©

"Beautiful colors, perfect composition, and excellent detail make this a stunning image. Very interesting subject."

 

 

2nd - "High Noon At The Bridge"

by Greg Thomas ©

"Wonderful depth of field, sharp focus throughout, great composition with leading lines. Works well in black and white."

 

 

3rd - "Meade Hotel Staircase"

by Sonya Lang ©

"Wonderful depth of field, sharp focus throughout, great composition with leading lines. Works well in black and white."

             
             

HM - "Mt. Shuksan"

by Paula Kelley ©

"Wonderful color and impact, details missing in dark areas."

             
             

HM - "I Am Your Father"

by Jim Basinger ©

"Very creative, good use of black and white, suggested to bring out highlights in the 'face' area for more impact."

 

 
 

HM - "Catch That Small Drop"

by Steve Lightle ©

"Strong color impact, sharp focus with good detail. Center composition with square crop works well."

 

 
2017 Assigned Subject Competition-"Working Hands"
             

1st - "Making Lace"

by Steve Lightle ©

"Wonderful lighting and composition. Great depiction of working hands, nice period piece."

 
 

2nd - "Flute Player"

by Steve Lightle ©

"Wonderful lighting and composition. Great depiction of working hands, nice sharp focus."

 
 

3rd - "Pottery In The Works"

by Sonia Rahm ©

"Strong depiction of working hands, nice composition, sharp focus, suggest toning down the lettering."

 
   

HM - "Tieing A Knot"

by Renata Kleinert ©

"Good focus and composition. Great depiction of working hands, nice period piece."

 
 

HM - "Sax Player"

by Steve Lightle ©

"Nice depiction of working hands, suggest brightening the hand area."

 
2017 Wildflower Competition 

 

1st - "Wild Rose"

by Sharon Ely ©

"Stunning colors, composition, and treatment. Beautiful to look at. Nice details, high impact."

 

 

2nd - "Western Trillium"

by Sharon Ely ©

"Stunning colors, composition, and treatment. Beautiful to look at. High impact."

 

3rd - "Seedhead"

by Kevin Siefke ©

"Very high impact, wonderful pattern/abstract while keeping the wildflower aspect present, nice composition."

 

HM - "Lilly Field"

by Sonya Lang ©

"Beautiful image. Might suggest cropping a little of left side emphasize the flowers with the leaves even more."

   

 

HM - "Silky Phacelia"

by Kevin Siefke ©

"Striking colors, Great control of depth of field. Nice composition. High impact."

   
 

HM - "Tiger Pair"

by Bill Schwarz ©

"Great depth of field, nice composition. Nice muted colors."