Inspiration: A very hot, very humid, very stormy summers day. Having ducked the showers, students were heading for the local cafe creating interesting reflections in the paving. The Cocoa Cola awning, the dark pavement and wind-blown leaves created interesting curve and colour.
Manipulation: Simple crop, sharpen, boost to contrast and saturation.
3rd Place: John Connor Flowery Thing!
2nd Place: Lyn Phillips Waiting to dance the Fandango
Apparatus: Canon G12
Aperture priority f4.5
Shutter speed 1/1000th sec
Inspiration: One of the many spectacular parades in SE Spain where a group of dancers were waiting for their turn to perform on stage. Most were chatting, while this girl seemed lost in thought. The light shining through her costume was split into the colours of the rainbow.
Manipulation: Simple crop, sharpen and contrast boost.