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Reviewer Favorite Images of 2008 January 15, 2009

Posted by Team SnapVillage in snapvillage.
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Each SnapVillage reviewer goes through many hundreds of images daily, but we still get excited when we come upon a great image. We’re always on the lookout for good content that is commercially appealing, technically strong, and conceptually engaging. But we’re also a pretty diverse group here and can’t help but be moved by all kinds of interesting imagery.  Now that we’re into the New Year, let’s look for a moment by presenting Snapvillage Reviewer Favorites ’08.  These are highlighted selections from some members of our image review team.

We look forward to seeing more great images in ’09!


Molly’s Pick: 43-00684632

Contributor: CURAphotography

Fashion fairy tale - CURAphotography

“The desaturation of colors and interesting lighting make this whimsical portrait delicate and beautiful.”



Image of the Day: Thursday July 31st July 31, 2008

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Image: 43-00474590
Title:  “Steel clamp against plain background”
Contributor: scargut

Why we like it: Sometimes a clamp is just a clamp. Scargut puts it best in the description:

“I know it’s just a clamp and all… but this is one wicked-cool, highly polished, steel clamp.”

Totally true. Nice seemingly simple vector with good shading and texture. The highlights really do make this clamp shiny and metallic.

As in Scargut’s illustration, sometimes a simple subject that is well executed can really make a vector stand-out. For best results – try keeping your illustrations clean and polished. Making them “wicked-cool” doesn’t hurt either.  😉

What do you think?

– Brian