10th place in Absence

This photograph, taken by Xavier Bogarte, was awarded 10th place in the Absence category for the WPJA's 2015 Q3 Photography Contest.

Judges Comments

  • The black and white works well with this composition, as it helps to focus on the empty pair of shoes in the foreground. Strong lines of composition on the right and in the floor also work with other patterns in this image.

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