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Year 1 Golden Gloves Awards: RESULTS!

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zlandr is a group administrator zlandr says:

In the top spot for best single image and winner of the mighty Fighty award is Tavepong Pratoomwong for "Sliding Doors":

Sliding Doors

Congratulations, Tavepong, you may strike the Rocky pose now!

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Here are the results for each of the Year 1 categories:

Action photo (William Klein award):

Gustavo Gomes
Untitled
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Animals photo (Josef Koudelka award):

Tavepong Pratoomwong
Headless Dog
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Backs photo (Eamonn Doyle award):

Sakib Pratyay
Backs are boring series
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Beach photo (Martin Parr award):

George Gavrilakis

DSCF6628 by Jiorgos Gavrilakis

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Character/Portrait photo (Diane Arbus award):

Paul Cruickshank
Edinburgh 2014
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Children photo (Helen Levitt award):

Tavepong Pratoomwong
Rhythm of the Era
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Deep Shadows photo (Constantine Manos award):

Pau Buscató
Siren song
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Defining Detail photo (Mark Alor Powell award):

Hearhun Hun Shiun
Pool
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Environment photo (Alec Soth award):

Edas Wong
Hong Kong, Starry Night
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Experimental/Edgy photo (Trent Parke award):

Gareth Bragdon
Untitled
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Flash photo (Bruce Gilden award):

Gavin Bragdon
 by Gavin Bragdon

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Geometry photo (Rui Palha award):

Sylvain Biard
Untitled
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Hands/Legs photo (Dorothea Lange award):

Enrico Markus Essl
dead Horse riding
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Hidden Face photo (Elliot Erwitt award):

Kathy Brown
Spine Thirsk
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Humor photo (Nils Jorgensen award):

Andreas Katsakos
Untitled
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Juxtaposition photo (Nick Turpin award):

Na Joy
2 legs
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Layers photo (Alex Webb award):

Tavepong Pratoomwong
Yellow A
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Motion photo (Alexey Titarenko award):

Tavepong Pratoomwong
Sliding Doors
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Overhead photo (Andre Kertész award):

Sylvain Biard
Untitled
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Perspective Trick photo (Jesse Marlow award):

Roberto Deri
Untitled
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Reflections photo (Lee Friedlander award):

Na Joy
Guardian of the galaxy
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Relationships photo (Garry Winogrand award):

Sakib Pratyay
In own world series
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Repetition photo (Richard Kalvar award):

Noppadol Maitreechit
Tree and mirror
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Scale photo (Joel Sternfeld award):

Wide Open Source
DSCF9730
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Silhouette/Shadow photo (Gueorgui Pinkhassov award):

Xaris P.
DSCF15354
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Sleeping photo (Fernando Scianna award):

Hearhun Hun Shiun
Sit
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Uncomfortably Close photo (Mark Cohen award):

Nicholas Gervin
Left Eye
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Unpeopled (Humor) photo (Matt Stuart award):

Xaris P
DSCF14973
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Unpeopled (Mood) photo (Charalampos Kydonakis award):

Sylvain Biard
Untitled
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Windows photo (Boris Savelev award):

Na Joy
heaven door
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WTF photo (Jeff Mermelstein award):

Taey Kittipong
Untitled
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Thanks everyone for making this a great year and lets keep the great photographs and critique going!
5:57PM, 18 January 2015 PDT (permalink)

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cliftonbarker says:

Outstanding.

Splendid selections, a very talented bunch.

I'm very excited to see what 2015 brings!
56 months ago (permalink)

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cabralgabriel says:

This group is one special place in the street photography world. It is great to be able to see so many good pictures every week and to discuss about it!

Congrats to the Observe for putting it up like you do, and to all the boys and girls who spend their time so marvelously on the streets!
56 months ago (permalink)

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johnpaddler says:

Well done everyone, and well done zlandr - who is my nominee for the Golden Glove John Szarkowski award - services to street photography.
56 months ago (permalink)

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Naterally Wicious says:

Congratulations to the winners. Well deserved, all of them. All in all, a great set of street shots. And great work from the admins, it must have been quiet a job putting all these threads together. I've enjoyed this process a lot, so many reminders of so many impressive and enjoyable street photos. Great group. Long may you run!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Hearhun Hun Shiun says:

STREET FIGHT! is one of the first pool got my attention.
Admittedly, I've started uploading my shots into Flickr less than a year and not much given opinion to this pool (except when voting). 5-6 matches each week get me exciting and waiting to see the upcoming comment and result. Surely the vote count is just one part. But the things I've learned here are priceless.

Really have a great time :)

Thank you again Chris Farling and Observe team for your hard work. As Gagriel's comment, THIS IS ONE SPECIAL PLACE

Congrats everyone :)
56 months ago (permalink)

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bruce wayne1 says:

what can i say!!! glorious collection! a wealth of talent displayed. an inspiration to me as has been the group itself.
great process and enjoyed going through the awards. thanks admins for doing such a grand job and making this an outstanding street photography group.
56 months ago (permalink)

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Paul Cruickshank says:

Cheers to Chris, the voters and the SF management team and community. A great gallery of photos.
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Jonny Mancinelli says:

Great selection! Thanks to OBSERVE collective for the passionate work
56 months ago (permalink)

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Edas Wong says:

Thanks a lot Chris, Observe team, street fighter admins and the voters. Great selection :-) !
56 months ago (permalink)

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Mr.Lightman1975 says:

Great group!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Taey Kittipong says:

Big Thanks to Observe Street Fight. I really love my award's name. Yahoo!
56 months ago (permalink)

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3_three_3 says:

awesome selection - great year!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Larking About is a group administrator Larking About says:

Congrats all - brilliant shots. And hats off to our Z for the work he put into it
56 months ago (permalink)

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Tavepong Pratoomwong is a group administrator Tavepong Pratoomwong says:

Thanks Chris,Observe:street fight team and the voters . This is one of my favourite group in flickr.

I'm impressed in the way SF team choose the photos to fight in each match. It's not easy to match the different photos from different photographers but you did it awesome.

I have known a lot of great street photographer friends and learned a lot from this pool. Thank you so much and congratulation for the Observe anniversary :)
56 months ago (permalink)

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cedrus` is a group administrator cedrus` says:

Jeez... That's one awesome series of photos here. Seriously stunned here. Love it!
Kudos to Z for the work! Here's to a second year that's even better than the first one.
56 months ago (permalink)

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Marcelo Argolo is a group administrator Marcelo Argolo says:

Congratulations to everyone who got a picture included here, but also to anyone who has participated in any match. My apologies (for members and admins) for never being very present, since I have been away traveling. I do take a look at the pool, an amazing source of great photography. Last but not least, congrats to the wonderful admins who made this happen, especially Mr. Farling!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Vince_21 says:

I started following this group quite lately in this first year. What is going on here, this enthusiastic competition promise a excellent second year. Good job to the winners and admins.
56 months ago (permalink)

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20zool says:

Great pool ! Thanks to all the admins for their work.
56 months ago (permalink)

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darcydancer says:

Adding my thanks to Z and the Observe gang for a group thats been very worthwhile joining, Great pool and not an easy job to match up contenders. Cheers!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Giovanni Stimolo says:

Great selection! Congratulations to everyone. Street Fight is a really interesting and inspiring group.
56 months ago (permalink)

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chrismalmberg says:

What an awesome group of photos. Holy hell.
56 months ago (permalink)

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noppadol.maitreechit says:

Thanks you Chris, Observe team, street fighter admins and the voters. I learned a lot from this group. ^_^
56 months ago (permalink)

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andreas katsakos says:

Congratulations to everyone and many thanks to all the admins for their work... keep going!!!
56 months ago (permalink)

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Monty May (OBSERVE) is a group administrator Monty May (OBSERVE) says:

Wonderful selection - congrats to all winners and every participant of street fight. Thanks Chris and all the "observe pool boys and the girl" for your hard work to make street fight a good place for fair and honest feedback on photographer's work. thumbs up!
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Arindam Thokder says:

this was fun.....congrats to all
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JanD2012 says:

Blown away by all selected shots - congrats to everyone
56 months ago (permalink)

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dongbide says:

Too bad I came to know about this group only by end of last year. Still looking often through the shots in the pool. All the best for year two!
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Davide Albani says:

WOW! What a selection of brilliant shots!! Big congrats to everybody..very well deserved! Keep up the great work!
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