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I'm very happy to present all 28 Great Dioramas this year!

Feel free to discuss but please keep the Dioramas anonymous! Judges have been selected to vote and award three prizes, one for Best Diorama, One for Best Photography, and after these two have been decided, a Third for Best Overall!


1. A Big Choice


2. Narcissus, the beautiful postosuchus


3. Eye of the storm


4. Close call


5. Father and Son


6. Kem Kem Fisher


7. Over the Horizon


8. Watch your Children!


9. The Shield Bearer


10. Walk the earth


11. Ceratosaurs Attack


12. Einiosaurus's Evening Supper


13. Rocky Road


14. Hadrosaurs are friends not food


15. I'm not on the menu today


16. MAYHEM IN LARAMIDIA


17. Cretaceous King


18. Sensing a Disturbance in the Forest


19. Dreary


20. Life’s greatest recovery begins...


21. Wanna play bull hunting? Beware of the Bully!


22. Reflections of the Past


23. Flyover



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25. Even crocgirls get the blues


26. Share the Water!


27. The uninvited dinner guests


28. Parched





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Re: The 2017 Dinosaur Diorama And Photography Contest - Entries!
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 03:37:55 AM »
Wow! Very impressive entries for this year's contest. Congrats to all. I'll look forward to the judges' choices.

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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 05:04:19 AM »
Wow! Even though it's not the official contest I think it is actually better than last years. I'm glad I'm not a judge.

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Re: The 2017 Dinosaur Diorama And Photography Contest - Entries!
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2017, 05:07:54 AM »
Well done, everybody! These look great.
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Re: The 2017 Dinosaur Diorama And Photography Contest - Entries!
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2017, 05:17:51 AM »
Lots of tyrannosaurids this year... They look really good, some really beautiful ones too.
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2017, 05:39:21 AM »
My eyes, flooded with tears.
Elegant, graceful, majestic, stunning...
I am wordless.
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2017, 07:10:00 AM »
Is this an appropriate place to share our personal picks, or should we leave that to the judges proper?
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2017, 07:22:03 AM »
This is hands down the best crop of outdoor diorama shots that we have ever had in a DTF diorama contest!  Great work everybody!!!

Since there is no poll, does that mean that we won't have to wait a month to find out the winners? 

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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2017, 07:52:23 AM »
No poll but judges?  Hm. Okay.  As for me I once again forgot to participate... By the way,  I like Nr.20 most.

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Re: The 2017 Dinosaur Diorama And Photography Contest - Entries!
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2017, 08:12:33 AM »
Tons of strong entries this year!  Some of these look like stills from a high quality documentary!  :o

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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2017, 08:21:21 AM »
Amazing entries  ! Guess I won't be winning when I compare my entry with my favorites, which would be 18-2-3, but I know we're not voting...

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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2017, 10:40:27 AM »
Nice entries, with the silence before the final entry date I wouldn't have expected so many entires :)

Even without a poll, I have to say I am especially fond of artificial dioramas (my top fav is N0 20), but there's also some quite nice outdoor shots among the entries.

What is that ankylosaur figure in pic. 26?

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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2017, 11:24:46 AM »
Wow, I'm impressed and proud to be part of this. Thank you all!

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Re: The 2017 Dinosaur Diorama And Photography Contest - Entries!
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2017, 02:20:43 PM »
Great entries, everyone! As always, I think I can pick out who did which for some of them... just part of the fun.

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« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2017, 02:28:22 PM »
In a way I am glad that I'm not voting, because there are so many worthy entries that I would have a really, really tough time deciding how to rank the top 3!

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« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2017, 02:39:01 PM »
These are all so amazing! ;D
I can't wait to see who the winners are

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« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2017, 02:55:07 PM »
Awesome entries everyone, there are a couple standouts in particular that I'm rooting for but it would certainly be hard to vote. I wasn't able to enter this year, all of my dinosaurs are packed away!

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« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2017, 04:13:09 PM »
Wow, Impressive works everyone! Some really nice ones this year. Also great diversity and species representation as well, all that is missing is some marine scenes ;D
I have 4 dioramas I really love and can't wait to see who made them.
Good luck everyone who participated, can't wait to see who the winners are.

Maybe, after the the official judging and before the winners are announced, maybe a fan favorite poll? Even without a prize, I'm curious what the  DTF members would vote for :)
Thanks again for putting the contest together and the prize Kayakasaurus!

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« Reply #18 on: August 01, 2017, 04:39:22 PM »
Some very impressive photos in there. 

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« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2017, 04:41:09 PM »
Great job, everyone ^-^ If I had to choose my top three I'd pick 18-15-23! 18 in particular really appeals to me; it's true that I am biased when it comes to the Battat Parasaurolophus, haha, but I just love the atmosphere! Does anyone know what figure they used for the babies? I love them.
I agree that it would be nice to do a "fan favorite" poll for fun after the official voting is over.

Also @Lanthanotus - I was wondering what that lovely ankylosaur figure was, too! I did some digging, and I'm pretty sure it's the Kaiyodo Saichania. It's beautiful!! :')
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