Again, selected from previous work rather than spending time in Studio, and post-processing to achieve the High-Key effect. Appreciate your comments so far; for those able to take the poll (crossposting to another blog, where there is a poll capability), please do so. You don't need to feel 'qualified', as that bit is a game of sorts. How will the poll results compare to the actual competition judge results?
Technical Quality: includes (but not limited to) lighting, focus, use of depth-of-field, exposure, color or tonal contrast, appropriate backgrounds, lack of distracting elements and presentation of image.
Impact: includes (but not limited to) A strong first impression, commands viewers attention, emotion, sensory stimulation, new imaginative approach, and subject matter made more interesting by photographer.
Composition: includes (but not limited to) the placement of the subject matter, dynamic symmetry, rhythm or repetition, definition and strength to the center of interest, balance, simplicity, framing, texture, and pattern.