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Old 05-31-2006, 06:17 PM
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June 06 Votes

Voting will run from 24 June to 30 June 2006. Deadline for votes is 6pm EDT 30 June 2006.

Only those that entered the contest may vote. All other votes will be deleted. If you did not enter, but would like to comment on an entry, please post your comments to the June 06 Discussion Thread.

Vote for the 5 best entries in order.

Note you cannot vote for your own image. If you do, your votes will be deleted.

Example Vote:
Pick the top five contest entries and list in order...

1. Entry X (First Place)
2. Entry A (Second Place and so on)
3. Entry Q
4. Entry S
5. Entry P

This thread will remain closed until it's time to vote.

And as always, when you vote try to include some things you especially liked about your choices…what made them stand out, what impressed you, etc. This is a learning experience!
Old 06-24-2006, 09:40 AM
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Makeovermagic has been kind enough to once again create a photo album for easier viewing...

Click here
Old 06-24-2006, 11:14 AM
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Thank you Makeover for putting up the image gallery. It sure makes comparisons easier, but not the decisioin! :-)

1. Soleah
2. dougcowell
3. daviskw
4. printmeister
Old 06-24-2006, 01:10 PM
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Well, this was really difficult... every entry I looked at seemed to alter my perception of the previous one!

Please bear in mind that i'm a 'non-expert' at this..! (Colourising AND voting..!)
All the entries were great, considering the the amount of detail in the original.

1 - northernshadow - The cooler colouring of the background seems to enhance the flesh tones of the subjects.

2 - Peter S - I liked the tonal balance and muted colours...only the brides 'punky' haircut stopped me from putting this at no. 1

3 - Daviskw - The warmth and richness appealed to me on this one

4 - soleah - Nice detail... background doesn't overpower subject

5 - cazubi - Liked the muted colours...and I really wanted the 'floozy' to be a real 'black sheep' guest!

Well done to everyone, it was really difficult to come up the top 5.
Old 06-24-2006, 01:38 PM
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Given the amount of green in this pic it's not surprising that green would leak into un-intended areas (like faces and hair). First and second were picked on this basis even though a good argument could probably be made that a green caste could be expected in a room full of green. Most of the pics had stray greens (mine included) and I'm guessing this effect would have been lessened if the people were masked off and/or coloured last.

1. Soleah
2. Cazubi
3. Twinbnj
4. Lorraine
5. Littlecoo
Old 06-24-2006, 04:41 PM
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Kudos to everyone who worked on this one. I looked for a good restoration as well as colorization. Here are the five that I felt came closest.


Nice work everyone.

Old 06-24-2006, 09:21 PM
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Well this was a tough call, I think everyone should get a star for tackling this one!

1. Soleah
2. dougcolwell
3. Lorraine
4. Cazubi
5. PhotoB

Well done everyone!
Old 06-25-2006, 04:02 AM
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Everyone did a great job in this difficult contest. Congratulations to all of you. Thanks, makeovermagic, for the album.

My votes are based on the final photo quality, reconstruction of missing the background and colorization:

1. Soleah -- Beautiful work to bring out the crispness and clarity of the photo. Colorization and background details are excellent. The bride’s dress is awesome.

2. Cazubi – Background restoration is detailed and extremely well done as is the photo quality and colorization.

3. twinbnj – Good work in maintaining the clarity of the photo and very nice colorization.

4. Doug Colwell – The photo quality is excellent and colorization is good.

5. Littlecoo – Great work on the photo quality. Colorization is good.

Old 06-25-2006, 07:40 AM
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Koodos to all that entered! Very difficult challange.

1 - Soleah - clean, wonderful color.

2 - Lorraine - great detail and crisp restoration.

3 - Cazubi - very nice colors and tone.

4 - Littlecoo - good color and restoration.

5 - Doug Colwell - great job on the clearity and color.
Old 06-25-2006, 03:53 PM
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1 Photob
2 Dougcolwell
3 Lorraine
4 Twinbnj
5 Soleah

Very difficult this when its down to personal prefrences well done all for trying, this was not easy at all.
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