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Old 11-02-2009, 07:59 AM
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Nov 09 Contest Votes

Voting will run from 24 to 30 Nov 2009. Deadline for votes is 5pm (Central Time).

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 in the Contest Discussion thread.

Vote for the 5 best entries in order (only one person per place).

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 11-25-2009, 05:41 AM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

As usual this was really hard to judge, great job everyone.
1. Ruzzez - Nice and simple, also good depth
2. CFarr - I like the softer shades they seem a little less intense
3. Lorraine - Nice and simple, good colors
4. Philbach - Very realistic leaves on the path.
5. designcafe - I really like the color of the tree on the right, nice leaves on the path, but I think I see cloning trails.
Honorable Mention:
Cupcake - I like the darker look, but a little too much like a painting.
Moontje - Nice variation, good over all colors, but I see a lot of artifacts.
Old 11-25-2009, 06:59 AM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

1. Lorraine- the buildings were beautifully post processed and the grass wasn't messed with
2. philbach - nice shadows and subdued color scheme
3. CFarr - nice variation in the colors of the different trees
4. ruzzez - seemed very early in the fall, nice treatment of the grass
5. Swarbees - nice foreground colors
Old 11-25-2009, 09:01 AM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

1. Lorraine - Great Colors.
2. CathyH - Feels right even with a touch too many leaves.
3. CFarr - Nice contrast.
4. ruzzez - Nice overall look of fall.
5. ikroll - Blazzing.

Honorable mentions:
swarbee, great job on colors.
bigdawgzf1, great job of the leaves in water.

Everyone did a great job!
Old 11-25-2009, 12:03 PM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

1. Phil Bach – Beautiful work with the fallen leaves – they’re not overdone and look very realistic. Lovely muted colors on the trees and the vine on the building.

2. swarbees – I like the overall golden tones and the vibrant colors of the individual trees.

3. Ruzzez – Nice work on the trees colors, the reflections in the stream and the fallen leaves. I especially like how you brought out the water that is flowing over the wheel of the mill.

4. designcafe -- Great colors on the trees and excellent work with the fallen leaves. The colors of vine on the building are very good as well.

5. CFarr – Nice work on the individual tree colors.

Everyone’s work is excellent, and it was very difficult to narrow the entries down to just five.

Old 11-25-2009, 06:19 PM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

1.Philbach-Really realistic...The leaves on the path and the rainy feel are awesome.
1.Lorraine-My insipiration!Love the colors and total work!
3.CathyH-The fallen leaves are impressive.I wish i could have done it this way!
4.CFarr-Really nice!
5.Ruzzez-nice colors!
I know i am supposed to vote only for 5 but i have to mention i really like
6.Bigdawgz-the leaves on the water fallen leaves and the color scheme.

Also its hard to rank .sometimes i feel two submissions are equally great.
Old 11-25-2009, 06:37 PM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

Extremely difficult for me on this one. Would say barely 5 points difference between the ones that I chose. Kudos to you all.

Bigdawgz - Like the grounded leaves
CathyH - Ditto
Lorraine - Colorful trees; I like it
Old 11-26-2009, 08:07 PM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

Each and every image deserves an October or November page in a calendar.
Limiting the field to 5 was difficult. Here are my choices:

1) swarbees... an overall richness of color
2) leaves on roof
3) bigdawgzf...golden colors & leaves in water
4) lkroll the reds!
5) CathyH...strong colors & leaves on ground
Old 11-27-2009, 07:56 AM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

(1) Lorraine- very nice blend of colors and nicely realistic
(2) Veralisa-Interesting Colors
(3) Ruzzez-Intersting leaves and nice colors
(4) Mining Art
(5) Swarbees
Old 11-27-2009, 02:23 PM
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Re: Nov 09 Contest Votes

1. Ruzzez
3.Mining Art
4. CFarr
5. Cathy H

I also like Lorraine's
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