If the response to our silhouette challenge is anything to go by, you’d have to say that finding interesting, largely featureless black shapes to photograph can be a real tonic for image makers’ imaginations…
WINNER: The Bushwalker, by Jennifer Fawkes.
Photo Challengers responded in some numbers with their own variations upon a theme that, when you think about it, predates photography by thousands of years.
Our winner, ‘The Bushwalker’ by Jennifer Fawkes is a nicely composed and evocative image on any number of levels, but then so too in its own way was Les Ryan’s quiet paean to the simple joys of childhood.
FIRST RUNNER-UP: Netting Sunset, by By Les Ryan.
RUNNER-UP: Black plastic mannequin, by Richard Bruxner.
Richard Bruxner’s nude study pushed the limits to an extent, but its classical lines won us over nonetheless.
Pushing the envelope in a different way was Royce Holliday’s shadow self-portrait.
RUNNER-UP: Self portrait, by Royce Holliday.
Robert Zappia, Amanda Bull and David Winch each found intriguing silhouette scenes, while Susan Shanta’s ‘Seaford’ was a study in high contrast….
RUNNER UP: Love on the Rocks, by Robert Zappia.
RUNNER-UP: Wedding with a View, by Amanda Bull.
RUNNER-UP: Abseil technician setting up ropes on the edge of Wilyabrup cliffs. By David Winch.
RUNNER-UP: Seaford Silhouette, by Susan Shanta.
Jennifer has won a stylish Think Tank Retrospective ® Leather 5 ““ Pinestone bag.