expert judged
Howard Mason

Candid portraits

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Open Rating Results

Unlike posed portraits, candid photography is spontaneous and unpredictable. Authenticity is valued more highly than perfection, which frees a photographer from certain limits. Genuine reactions aren’t always easy to capture, though, since people are quick to change their behaviour once they notice they’re being photographed, so subtlety is key... Here's a challenge: instead of simply taking a picture of a stranger, try and style your image so as to suggest greater involvement from your subject than there actually was. Good luck!

The winner of the expert category and the winner of the crowd vote will receive ON1 Photo RAW 2020 + 1 Year of ON1 Plus.

Prize details

The winner of the crowd vote will receive ON1 Photo RAW 2020 + 1 Year of ON1 Plus.

How it works

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Entries closed
21 April 2020

21 April 2020 to 30 April 2020

Winners announced
30 April 2020

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