We have at last won a round in the MIPS Challenge Trophy competition. We believe this is the first time we have done this in the history of the competition. Will the Chairwoman be buying celebratory drinks in the White Hart next Thursday?
Below is a chart showing the progress of our entries.
One or two of you still haven't sent me your entries, please do so soon.
PRINT COMPETITION 21ST MARCH "STILL-LIFE/TABLETOP"
For those of you who are not sure what fits into the above categories here is a quick explanation.
Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects. Still life photography, more so than other types of photography, such as landscape or portraiture, gives the photographer more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition.
Still life photography is a demanding art, one in which the photographers are expected to be able to form their work with a refined sense of lighting, coupled with compositional skills. The still life photographer makes pictures rather than takes them. Knowing where to look for propping and surfaces also is a required skill.
Here is a good example.