Category: People This category normally includes both portraits and human interest images. A Portrait is likeness of a person especially of, but not limited to the face, and must be staged. Human Interest is an un-posed image of a person/people engaged in an activity. If a particular competition limits images to one or the other, it will be indicated in the subcategory. Learn more about categories Gallery is available Entries due: Judging: Showing: Oct 10 12:00pm This competition has been judged and shown at the meeting. You can see the results in the gallery below Tia and Prince Maker: Debbie Abraham -- 39 points 1st PlaceJudge's comments: Horse and rider are sharp; great detail; lovely lightMaker's comments: Cowboy Brandon Maker: Paul Abraham -- 38 points 2nd PlaceJudge's comments: Great shot; good skin tones; sharp where it needs to be Maker's comments: Little Princess Maker: Doyle Gates -- 36 points 3rd PlaceJudge's comments: Nice capture; good skin tone; background a bit bright near topMaker's comments: Cake Anyone Maker: Brian Narveson -- 35 points Hon. MentionJudge's comments: Good separation of whites; nice lighting; sharp; great advertizing photoMaker's comments: This was shot in my make shift home studio in my basement. I used two umbrellas with with Canon EX430 II speed lights. The one on camera left is set at half the power of camera right. Lens is an 18-135mm Canon zoom set at 29mm. Exposure was manual set at 1/250 sec, f/8, ISO 800. Dreaming Maker: Mike Hanson -- 35 points Hon. MentionJudge's comments: Beautiful light on the face; could crop a bit from the topMaker's comments: It's All about the Hat Maker: Shirley Gates -- 34 points Hon. MentionJudge's comments: Colors go well together; nice pose; background is nicely out of focusMaker's comments: Pool Fun Maker: Michelle Cox -- 33 points Hon. MentionJudge's comments: Very unique shot; great splash of color; sharpMaker's comments: Little Blondie Maker: Brandon Wanke -- 33 points Judge's comments: Cute pose; night have taken out the stuffed animal; image has a soft hazeMaker's comments: Caught One! Maker: Michelle Cox -- 32 points Voted Acc.Judge's comments: Nice lighting on the subject; cute expression; tells a story; not straight vertically; bright area in upper right distracts a bitMaker's comments: Little Cowgirl Maker: Doyle Gates -- 32 points Judge's comments: Very sharp eyes; like the B&W; a few bright spots such as upper left;Maker's comments: Sidewalk Chalkers Maker: Rachel Teske -- 30 points Judge's comments: Very nice skin tones; no glare on glasses; could be doing something with their handsMaker's comments: My nieces posed for me after chalking up the driveway. The were very tan skinned so I tried to bring down the saturation a little. The Artist Maker: John Schilling -- 29 points Judge's comments: Suggest moving in to see the artist's expression and what she is painting; great potentialMaker's comments: The Transformation Maker: Peder Schoenfeld -- 27 points Judge's comments: Suggest moving to the right to get profie of painter too; tiger's eyes are sharpMaker's comments: Jamie & Garret Maker: Wanda Finn -- 27 points Judge's comments: Nice composition; image is over-exposedMaker's comments: Catgut Canoe Race "Start" Maker: Bob Mueller -- 27 points Judge's comments: Good action shot; for the category, might have focused on one or a few peopleMaker's comments: Salute Maker: Jerry Weigel -- 25 points Judge's comments: Subject is sharp; glasses are handled well; can see under hat; could remove sunglasses and move around to right to keep a continuous plain backgroundMaker's comments: Little Boy Blue Maker: Shirley Gates -- 25 points Judge's comments: Great skin tone; sharp; can see under the hat brimMaker's comments: Anna Maker: Brian Barney -- 24 points Judge's comments: Subject sharp; color is good; might crop for a head and shoulders shotMaker's comments: I used my family to help me out with my portrait photography. I had a 2 speed light setup with the key light in a soft-box and a speed light with a grid exposing the background.