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Still Life These are the top 25 entries of the July Mini Contest. The theme had been to take still life photos. deviantART's definition is:Still Life by signmeupscotty
Still life showcases studio-style photography that features inanimate objects.
So far so good. But if one takes the time to browse through dA's Still Life category, she'll find lots and lots of miscats. It seems the studio-style part of the definition isn't all to clear. The Wikipedia article on Still Life uses the term artificial setting instead of studio-like.
Still Life is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter [...] in an artificial setting.
I asked for photos where inanimate objects, either natural or man-made, had been arranged by the photographer prior to taking the picture.
This article's purpose, besides being the promised prize for the top 25 entries, is to show the broad vari