5th. Mono Results

The entries for this competition are shown in the gallery below.

To obtain full screen images click the icon ‘Bottom Right of the image

Our judge for this competition is Micki Aston

Congratulations to our winners

Group A – Rob Harley

Group B – Philip Byford and Linda van Geene

Group C – Brian Howard

Image noTitleScoreCommentsAuthorGroup
10Alan20Superb, characterful portrait. Attention grabbing eyes.Rob HarleyA1st =
23Rachelle on a rope20Suberb composition and lighting. Really good image. The rope makes the image flow.Rob HarleyA1st =
16Roseanne19Good lighting and pose. No distractions by way of jewellery or tatoos.John MarshallA3rd =
22Under the wing19Lovely image, good feather detail.Vicky SinclairA3rd =
3I wonder if I am in this issue18Legs are awkward and unatractively posed. Like composition with table, wine etcJohn MarshallA
20Dark skys, dark days18Impactful, dramatic, different.Jim TurnerA
2Euston station17Busy, creative. Difficult to find a focal point for the eye to alight on.John HumphreyA
7Storm No 116Writing is too dominant, but peaceful scene. Nice reflection.Jim TurnerA
15Lisianthus16High key and etherial, creative.John HumphreyA
9Social distance14A picture of two halves but nothing is sharp.Vicky SinclairA
21A white dahlia19Excellent composition and execution.Philip ByfordB1st =
24Running Away19Mysterious, atmospheric. Needs a touch more contrastLinda van GeeneB1st =
11Church on Elijah’s hill18Lovely scene with a good sky but needs more contrast.Linda van GeeneB3rd
8An analogue teenager at station café17Nice portrait with good differential focus.Philip ByfordB
25Young swan17Very good droplets. Feels a bit oversharpRichard AnthonyB
26Before lockdown17Lovely arches. Nice composition. Good contrast.Mike MitchellB
12Dew covered dandelion seed head16Too busy – too much in the image. Good contrastRichard AnthonyB
13The circles of your mind16Pattern shot done well. Good diagonal. Eminently suitable for mono.Mike MitchellB
18Deep in thought20Marvellous shot of man and dog. Suberb conversion. Classy. Excellent catch lights.Brian HowardC1st =
5Seduction18Nice portrait. Well lit and filling the frame.Brian HowardC2nd=
19Rudi18Very good angle but spoiled by large out of focus triangle at bottom left of image.Sue CaseC2nd=
4Misty morning17Atmospheric, but needs something else in image ie a person. Good lead in line.Graham HutchinsonC
14The gentle goatherd17Pleasing portrait, good characterful face. Needs a bit more contrast – a bit muddy.Emyr WilliamsC
6Locked out16Intriguing macro shot. Good differential focus.Sue CaseC
17Who lost the spirit level16A well observed record shot done well.Graham HutchinsonC
1Contours15Abstract pattern shot. IntriguingEmyr WilliamsC