Still life

Photo © Sina Kelvani

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Rembrandt Still Life
by Olga Rudenok


I like the light Rembrandt draw on his paintings very much. And it seems this light is perfect not only for the portraits Rembrandt draw so magnificent. It is ideal for the still life picture too.

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Runner up

Still Life With Dandelions
by Iwona Czubek


Still life with dandelions refers to Dutch painting. The photo was taken in 2020 in a home studio, with tripod and daylight. I used a Canon 6D camera and a 85 mm lens.

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Highly commended

Tea and Flower
by Mohammad Zia Uddin


This photo was taken in my home studio in Dhaka, using continuous, natural light from the window.

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Highly commended

Inclination
by Aneesh Omanakuttan


This photograph idea represents the nature of selfish desire and shows favoritism to the wealthiest practiced in our society from a long time.

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Dubai
by Antonio Bernardino Coelho


One of the places I most enjoyed visiting: the architecture of the city is immense, very modern and in rapid growth. Perhaps in a more architectural perspective as a sketch of the city, I created a model of staples with the Burj Khalifa building to scale. The image was taken with...

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Commended

Spring 2020
by Carine Van Gerven


As nature wakes up, butterflies flutter about, the danger of a virus lurks. Everybody is asked to stay in their cages. Cultural and social life comes to a standstill. If one looks superficially at this still life, it seems to be a peaceful scene. However, the image is full of sym...

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Commended

Consumption
by Antonio Bernardino Coelho


I created this image on the day that we reached the annual consumption of what the land gives us. In 2020 we reached on August 22. I don't know what this year will be like. If we "eat" natural resources as we do, we are destroying our home in the universe.

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Commended

Memento Mori XI
by Giovanni Maria Sacco


The translation of "still life" into Italian is "natura morta", literally dead nature. So while the English term stresses stillness, the Italian term stresses death. I take this a bit further, shooting "post mortem" pictures of flowers. I believe there is beauty in decay.

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Commended

Still Life With Asparagus
by Iwona Czubek


Studio composition with green, spring asparagus in a gold tin stein, presented as a bouquet and as a bundle - which is a motif often shown in famous still life paintings.

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Commended

Dead flowers 1
by Giovanni Alfredo Scribano


Dead flowers acquire new visual dimensions, much like living forms coming from other planets. The meaning is that even death can look “fascinating!" Death fulfills even more the basic need for reproduction, and therefore the "sexual organs" become main protagonists.

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Commended

Still life with figs
by Iwona Czubek


Still life with figs refers to Dutch painting. The photo was taken in 2020 in a home studio, tripod, daylight used. I used a Sony Alpha camera and a 50 mm lens.

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Commended

Dua Luoi
by Thuan Tran


Cantaloupe is a delicious fruit, grown by high technology and very popular with everyone.

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The absurdity of plastic - Salad
by Pia Hertel


At first glance, it seems absolutely grotesque that the salad is packed so over the top. But unfortunately we find many products so excessively packaged. Even if nature offers ideal packaging, humans intervene and destroy the wonderfully functioning system. We alone determine the...

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Commended

Pears in Shadow
by Ryan Dyer


Pears shot in a bowl in the shadow of sunlight shinny in from a studio window. This image was shoot in studio in New York City.

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Commended

Still Life With Fish
by Judith Balari


I wanted to create a moody atmosphere, with food and objects illuminated by natural light coming from a side window.

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