Excellent work on this image, that is the most realistic CG soccer ball I’ve ever seen!
The attention to detail is simply stunning on this piece, however I think that the amount of bugs on the ball is a bit too much and neither of them is in focus either. I would throw out half of the smaller bugs and the ladybug to place the spider somewhere more in focus.
But man this is truly awesome, this definitely deserves the first prize
Thank you, everyone! I removed an ant or two from the ball to make it slightly less cluttered; I also tweaked the contrast, sharpened the image by lessening the chromatic aberration, and removed some fireflies from the image (I’ve updated the first post).
Great progress of the scene, it’s really beautiful now!
The texture of the ball is excellent and adding the spider and ladybug was great.
I’d like to see a little more of the goal on the background though.