Emptiness - Photography Contest [77 entries]

Empty Echo  Picture

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By donh
Contest goal:

Capture an image that represents "emptiness." For example, an empty cardboard box, or an empty parking lot. If there is some kind of subject you might expect to have something in it (or on it, etc.), but shows the viewer that it's "empty, it is on theme. Good Luck!

Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: jawshoewhah

jawshoewhah: ( 5 years and 1647 days ago )
kyricom: A lot of (nice) entries seem to be ignoring the "you might expect to have something in it" part. ( 5 years and 1643 days ago )
jbillitteri: I think all the landscape scenes are off theme. If we weren't there to see, they would still be as they are, they are full in their just being. ( 5 years and 1641 days ago )
lvstealth: agree. yes, they are not empty of anything that is normally there. ( 5 years and 1641 days ago )
jawshoewhah: Yeah I would have to agree as well. Unless it was an image of an open field that had freshly been harvested, how would it convey emptiness? ( 5 years and 1640 days ago )
jawshoewhah: This is something that many entries have a misconception on. The absence of people is not the definition of empty. ( 5 years and 1640 days ago )
lvstealth: Jawshoewhah, you really defined it well, something that you EXPECT to find something in/on and it is not there. most of the scenery shots i see just what i expect to see, no matter the vastness nor the beauty, it is not empty of what is expected (even though the author might know that things were there, it is whether we expect to see it there). i think some are trying to show a feeling of emptiness rather than empty things or places in a literal sense. ( 5 years and 1640 days ago )
sayam: everyone feel loneliness in his mind and longlyness is also emptyness ( 5 years and 1639 days ago )

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Empty Echo - created by donh

Empty Echo
Favs: 2SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/77Score: 65.3% (36)27330 views

(5 years and 1641 days ago)

stadium - created by rblewandowski

Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/77Score: 62.4% (30)11033 views

(5 years and 1646 days ago)

Empty Street - created by UncleJimmy

Empty Street
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/77Score: 61.4% (25)12741 views

(5 years and 1643 days ago)

Empty can - created by maclu2iaf

Empty can
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/77Score: 61.1% (20)10015 views

(5 years and 1644 days ago)

lonely lands. - created by erincboyd

lonely lands.
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/77Score: 61% (15)11766 views

(5 years and 1646 days ago)