2020-06 Results

 OP Peter Charter 4STAR Ship Against Sun off Durban S Perfect shot. What let you down is the fact that there is to much emty space around the ships. Give it a tighter crop and see how this image pops.
 OP Peter Charter 4STAR Glenashley Sunrise S Crop the image on the bottom near to where the water in the little dam is and some on the sides. As it is now one's eye goes to the lttle dam first and then to the rays of the sun.
OP Peter Charter 4STAR Dew on Dandelion B The dandelion appears to be soft
 OP Peter Charter 4STAR Watching the sunrise G I would have like to sit and watch the sunrise with them. I like the crop and colours of the clouds and sunrise.
 OU Peter Charter 4STAR All thats needed in lockdown G  
 SS Peter Charter 4STAR Yellow morning sun S  
 NA Shan Charter 4STAR Terrible Twins G  
 NA Shan Charter 4STAR Dinner S  
 SS Shan Charter 4STAR Busy as a Bee G  
 NA Ishbel Cowan 2STAR Stork G  
 NA Ishbel Cowan 2STAR Buck S  
 NA Ishbel Cowan 2STAR Giraffe S  
 OP Ishbel Cowan 2STAR Swallow S Even though the image is sharp it lacks brightness in the swallows eyes. Use your shadow slider to bring the eye out.
 SS Ishbel Cowan 2STAR The Case G  
 CR Eugene Dey-van Heerden 4STAR UFO G How to better this image is to turn down your saturation on the grass and add more contrast on the clouds and UFO. 
 OP Eugene Dey-van Heerden 4STAR Garden Gate in Oil S Just to busy and the wrong time of the day. Crop the image a lot tighter to bring the gate out as a focal point.
OP Eugene Dey-van Heerden 4STAR Firstlight G Beautiful image. The sun should have been on a third as it distract you from focusing on the rest of the image.
 OP Eugene Dey-van Heerden 4STAR Lastlight G A beautiful image. Nice and sharp and I like the tree on the third.
 OP Jackie Gasken 3STAR Cup Cake G Little bit on the dark side, but a good image
 OP Jackie Gasken 3STAR Coffee S I would have like to see more of the cup. That would have increase the visibility of the coffee
 NA rob gasken 4STAR Black Sparrow Hawk G  
 OP JANICE  GASS 5STAR Poser S Beautiful Woman. The letdown of this image is there is no or about no detail in the black jersey or the white pillow in front of her. Bit over exposed.
 SS JANICE  GASS 5STAR Yellow Angles. S  
 SS JANICE  GASS 5STAR Butterfly resting J  
 SS JANICE  GASS 5STAR Mellow Yellow G  
 NA Michael Gill 3STAR Fly G  
 NA Michael Gill 3STAR Dragon Fly S  
 OP Michael Gill 3STAR Ball Point Pen E No comment
 OP Michael Gill 3STAR Thems Tug  B There are not much detail in the tug.
 OP Michael Gill 3STAR Splash S The splash is over exposed.
 OP Dianne HALL 3STAR Monkey got there first B The image has no focal point and is not sharp.
 OP Dianne HALL 3STAR Casualties of autumn B The image is to busy and is taken the wrong time of the day
 OP Dianne HALL 3STAR Cool easter eggs B The focus is on the mik carton
 OP Dianne HALL 3STAR Impressive entrance S I would have like to see both doors and and maybe a focal point.
 OP Gerald Hall 3STAR All fall down B The image is soft and there is no focal point.
 OP Gerald Hall 3STAR Hang in there S The bee is soft and the the focal point is not on the eyes of the bee.
 OP Gerald Hall 3STAR Autum fall B To busy and wrong tome of day
 OP Gerald Hall 3STAR Hero engen B No focal point and light source shows on the brass kettle. To busy.
 OU Gerald Hall 3STAR Pudding saved S  
 NA Brigitte Jordaan 5STAR Looking for food G  
 NA Brigitte Jordaan 5STAR So many eyes G  
 OP Brigitte Jordaan 5STAR A bit messy B Not sharp annd too soft. No focal point
 OP Brigitte Jordaan 5STAR Just a Drop S There is no wow factor about this drop. 
 SS Brigitte Jordaan 5STAR Belle G  
 NA Peter Lambert 4STAR Hibiscus S  
 SS Peter Lambert 4STAR Piper J-3-65 Cub S  
 OP Mary Landsberg 3STAR Party for One G Remove the little white spots on the cheese and on the wine glass. Overall a beautiful image.
 SS Mary Landsberg 3STAR Sundowners S  
 SS Mary Landsberg 3STAR Golden Glow G  
 NA Keith Marallich 5STAR Female Impala Portrait G  
 NA Keith Marallich 5STAR Just Lion Down M  
 NA Keith Marallich 5STAR Flight of the Fish Eagle G  
 OP Keith Marallich 5STAR V and A Harbour View S Reflectin is beautiful but there are not much detail on the side of the boats. 
 NA Merle Prinsloo 1STAR Red gazania B
 OP Merle Prinsloo 1STAR Lamp post G A 1 stars image must be sharp as yours is. If your f stop was f/8 or higher you wood have got star burst out of the lights on the light pole. 
 OP Merle Prinsloo 1STAR Geriep dam G Crop a third of the top and see how this image pop. Beautiful image
 OP Merle Prinsloo 1STAR sea crashing G Your image is sharp
 SS Merle Prinsloo 1STAR Yellow daisy B  
 CR Heide Smallwood G-HONORS cosmic rays M I like the colours and the lines that leads you to a focal point on the right hand side. Something different.
 CR Heide Smallwood G-HONORS the lockdown blues M This is beautiful and traumatic. The emotions in this image tells me a story of sadness, scary etc. Well captured.
 OP Heide Smallwood G-HONORS tranquility M This is a wow image. The movement in the clouds is beautiful and the clorours makes the image. The reflection in the water takes your eye right into the image. Well done.
 OP Heide Smallwood G-HONORS dare to dream M The backdrop, the girl, the shoes, the lighting, everything works together. There is so much to say about this image. It is just striking, Beautiful.
 CR Frederick Turck 2STAR Deck Chairs S The crop is to tight on the right hand and bottom of the image, 
 MO Frederick Turck 2STAR White Dune G  
 NA Frederick Turck 2STAR Barney the mantis M  
 OP Frederick Turck 2STAR Looking through G To better this image is to crop out the two windows on the right.
 SS Frederick Turck 2STAR Odd Six-pack M  
 OP Sandy van Heerden 3STAR Aah its after 9 oclock S Your image is just to busy. Give it a tighter crop and get rid of most of the leaves. The monkey itself would have given you a gold/merit.
 OP Sandy van Heerden 3STAR Morning Ride M This is a beautiful image. The sun is a bit over exposed. Try and make it to appear more suttle/blurred.
 OP Sandy van Heerden 3STAR Blitz Bokka fan S Even though the fan is sharp the back ground is very disturbing. As this is open category you can make the back ground more blury for the main subject to stand out more.
 OU Sandy van Heerden 3STAR Reaching for berry deliciousness B  
 SS Sandy van Heerden 3STAR Profile pollen M  
 MO Brian Widdowson 3STAR Tanquility B  
 NA Brian Widdowson 3STAR So Tired S  
 OP Brian Widdowson 3STAR Mans best Friend S To much going on around the dog. It is distracting.
 OP Brian Widdowson 3STAR Fishing Boat Malta G The image is sharp and I like the fact that the boat is in colour and the rest in mono.
 MO Joan Widdowson 3STAR Ye olde Clapper Bridge S  
 NA Joan Widdowson 3STAR Wild Dog G  
 NA Joan Widdowson 3STAR Lookin at You G  
 OP Joan Widdowson 3STAR BH 9 G Nice image. Sharp and the composition is good and the main subject is on a 3rd.
 NA Mark Zunckel 3STAR Masked Vlei Spider S  
 NA Mark Zunckel 3STAR Beetle at work G  
 OP Mark Zunckel 3STAR Monkey portrait S Crop the image on the right hand side a bit closer to the monkey as the leaves attract your eyes away from the main image. This category you can use your spot healing brush to erase those unwanted leaves.
 OP Mark Zunckel 3STAR Refracting drops S Crop the image just behind the first two drops as the rest is overboard.
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