Top 10 Photos of the Month (April 2021)

April 2021

Each month the iPhotography™ Gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded by our students. Here are the Top 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks:

1. Nicki Cameron

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Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Haha what a moment to capture! Fantastic.”

“Fabulous capture. I wish that I had just a little bit of Peggy’s energy!”

“Nicely captured – well timed and the angle makes it look so high. Maybe would have left a little more space above him so he doesn’t seem like he is about to jump out of the picture but a top shot nonetheless!”

2. Anne Luther-Gandy

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 2
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Oh wow! I love the details and the expressions on their faces. Their movements could have been choreographed!”

“Stunning photo, so full of drama. I wonder what they are discussing.”

“Ditto all of the above. Great action shot. A couple of little dots as John mentions but I don’t mind them.”

3. Laura Harrison

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 3
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Laura this is stunning. I love the colours and the DoP is amazing. That macro lens is having a good workout:-)”

“very nice. the more i looked, and i had to keep looking, in a good way, i’d have to remove those 4-5 white dots right in the focus area.”

“What a beautiful shape and complementary colours Laura. The lighting and DoF look spot on to me.I can see why it is called a parrots beak plant. I don’t think I have ever seen one. Really well done. Great use of your macro lens.”

 

4. Steve Fleetwood

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 4
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Nice timing with the birds, and gorgeous lighting but I get the feeling there is just a little tilt to the picture and I haven’t decided whether I like the vignetted effect or whether it could be cropped tighter..”

“How pretty Steve. It takes a level of patience and stubbornness to persist in unpredictable lighting conditions to get amazing shots like this. Hats off to you!”

“Absolutely gorgeous! Love how the birds are perfectly placed in the beautiful lit area. I think John is right about the tilt with the water sloping right to left.”

 

5. Bev Trainer

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 5
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Just brilliant Bev! This made me smile!”

“Such an imaginative idea. Brilliant”

“I love this so quirky – I would never have thought to do anything like this.”

 

6. Julia Briggs

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 6
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“How do you even come across shots like this? Well spotted, I love it..”

“Fantastic capture, and such an unusual presentation of nature. Really graphic, amazing shot”

“Love this – did you bring it indoors to do the shoot? I’m intrigued”

 

7. Carol Fourie

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 7
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“Lovely action shot. It’s great to see two paws off the ground. Looks like Monty’s on a mission!.”

“A great action shot of Monty. I really like it. Would make a good photo for a pet advertisement. Well done Carol.”

“Beautiful action shot with nice sharp eyes despite the motion of your subject. Also wonderful light”

8. Laura Harrison

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 8
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“And it worked really well Laura. Great colours and you have certainly captured as sense of movement.”

“Love the transition of colours. This has worked well with the long exposure. Good composition.”

“Really interesting. I like the sharp texture of the background against the feathery, almost watercolour colours in the flags. Great idea.”

 

9. Jean Gilmour

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 9
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“I like this Jean, made my mouth water, so it has to get 5 stars! Lovely vivid colours and the ? slate board is perfect..”

“I really like the composition, colors and lighting, well done..”

“I love this, Jean! Wonderful composition and colors, just really well done all around!”

 

10. Deborah McPhail

Top 10 Photos of the Month Number 10
Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;

 

“I’m loving the bright colours and the Pop Art treatment of this shot Deborah! Very Andy Warhol. It’s nice to see you taking such a creative approach to the challenge and treating your subject as an art object rather than something to be eaten. Excellent work!”

“This is brilliant Deborah. So imaginative and beautifully done. The colours are fab.”

“I love the creativity of this shot. Congratulations on a well deserved win.”

Congratulations to everyone who featured in the Top 10 this month. Thank you to all of our students who have uploaded images this past month and for all of those who have taken the time to comment and rate their fellow students work. Keep the amazing images coming and see if you can become one of the Top 10 images next month.

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