AG|WPJA Q3 2010 CONTEST
Judges Comment: The stage lighting makes this image successful. The layering works well and leads you to the silhouetted musician. The photograph has a very good mood but could have been cropped tighter.
Judges Comment: Nice job of combining the couple with the musician. The elements in the photo ó the bubbles and smoke ó make this an intriguing image.
Judges Comment: This photograph uses dramatic lighting to make an impactful image of a musician.
Judges Comment: A very fun street-scene image that combines music with a sense of place. Itís a very good job of photographing a found situation and making it work.
Judges Comment: A very vibrant image. You can almost hear the music. The strong overhead lighting brings in the whole scene.
Judges Comment: A standard photo of a musician that becomes more effective with good use of toning.
Judges Comment: A nice image that combines great facial expressions from the couple and a gesturing musician. The black and white brings you into the important parts of the photograph.
Judges Comment: The photographer obviously was thinking when they framed this image. The simplicity of the photo and the black and white bring you right to the musicianís face and hands.
Judges Comment: A competent image of a trio of musicians. Nice moment. Better framing would have helped it.
Judges Comment: Music combined with a sense of place draws you into this colorful image. It has a nice ambience to it.
Judges Comment: Well-executed blur shot of a band performing.
Judges Comment: You can feel the noise and revelry in this image. The photographer got into the middle of the action with an extreme wide-angle lens to capture the emotion.
Judges Comment: Good job capturing the peak action of the performerís jump.
Judges Comment: The expression on the musicianís face makes this image workable.
Judges Comment: Nice framing of the musician through the archway. Simple photograph.
Judges Comment: The photographer stepped away from the bridal scene and shot this quiet image. The toning helps make this more readable.
Judges Comment: Nice detail of the musicianís hand on the guitar. The shallow depth of field works well.
Judges Comment: Nicely framed detail of the older pianistís hands.
Judges Comment: The vibrant colors help create a workable image. The emotion in the musicianís face is evident.
Judges Comment: A very simple detail image with a pleasing color palette.