Shortlisted Finalists or Medal winners - Ikelite
"I am your Father Luke" or Spaceboy rides the siphon express

"I am your Father Luke" or Spaceboy rides the siphon express

Never throw anything away.. I saw an image of a snooted Octopus which reminded me that I had some macro Octopus shots that I hadn't edited carefully. I started with a heavy vignette in Lightroom, then used brushes to push the saturation, contrast, and clarity to extreme selectively.. (playing with brushes) I didn't expect the judges to like this as much as they did, without a bizarre edit the image wouldn't have placed- I know because I did a traditional edit on an image taken a few seconds later that didn't place.

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