Weekly Top Ten I Photo Contest I Backlight

Weekly Top Ten I Photo Contest I Backlight

Jackie Acosta
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The gorgeous image featured above is by Happy Little Pixels. This is such a great example of a perfected backlit image along with wonderful framing. I can feel the joy from mom and dad's expressions captured as well. Here are this week's photo contest results with the Water theme. Thank you to everyone who shared your photos. It was incredibly hard to narrow them down this week as there were so many beautiful images. Congratulations to the Top 10! 

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Pixel Perfect Photo

This is an amazing capture, the composition pulls you in the moment between these two. 

Ginger Snap Photography

This is such a beautiful portrait...gorgeous subject and the light is divine. 

Onelife Photography

I would have loved to have a maternity portrait like this, this is an incredible portrait and this mama-to-be is gorgeous.

Melia Harvey Photography

This is a stunning capture of the bride and groom, I am sure they over the moon with this portrait.

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Painted Skies and Light Leaks


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Shelley Burnett Photography

Another fabulous capture! This is a great portrait with perfect tones, light, and comp. 

Laura Webb Photography

I love the framing (and of course the light!), beautiful portrait! 

Lacey Raff

Not only are the tones amazing in this capture, I love the perspective and the story it tells. 

Rachel Krausmann Photo 

This mama is absolutely glowing! Such a gorgeous portrait. 

Ally Photography and Droneworks

I cannot get over how this sweet little one is looking up at her dad...so precious! Great Capture!

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