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Announcing the Winners of the Whimsical Photography Contest

Congratulations to the winners of February's Whimsical Photography Contest!

 

Whimsical Photography Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner, guest judge, wedding photographer Kristen Booth
Prize: Western Digital My Passport Wireless, 2 TB portable, wireless storage drive
Photographer: James Markus
"Chili Fire"

from Kristen Booth: "I chose this photo because I love how it conveys the idea of whimsical in a fun and conceptual way. The image is well-executed and works well with the contest theme."

 

2nd Place Winner, member vote 
Prize: $150 gift card to Amazon.com
Photographer: Anabela Sequeira
"Moon Catcher"

 

3rd Place Winner, member vote 
Prize: a copy of Photography: The Definitive Visual History by Tom Ang, published by DK
Photographer: Scott Cromwell
"Amber Enjoying Her Doggles"

 

Congratulations again to the winners!

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Announcing the Winners of the 2nd Annual Best of Wedding 2014 Photo Contest

Thank you to all who participated in the 2nd annual Best of Wedding Photography Contest in honor of Nadine Ohara.

We would also like to thank our talented judges, William W (our Wedding Forum moderator on photo.net) and Kristen Booth (a professional wedding photographer). The entries were judged on 3 criteria: artistic, technical, and impact. Here are the judges selections and comments.

Congratulations to the winners!

 

First Place

“Love Under the Northern Lights” by Jay Philbrick

 

Total Points: 532 / 600

Judges' Comments:

  • Grand. Visually demonstrative. Excellent technical control of lighting.  
  • Really impressive. Well composed, with the couple against the stark black and then the splash of color above. Well executed.

 

Second Place

“DSC_0128” by Jennifer Catron

Total Points: 512 / 600

Judges' Comments:

  • Great concept of motion, with the veil and leaves. Romantic vibe.
  • Fresh approach. Pushes a creative genre and is well executed technically at the capture and also well treated in Post Production.

 

Third Place

“Kiss me...” by Michael Sulka 

Total Points: 493 / 600

Judges' Comments:

  • Classic theme which is well executed. Excellent light.
  • Amazing light. Interesting location that raises questions and provides mystery. Coloring and contrast are very good. Has good depth and substance.

 

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Announcing the Winner of the Symmetry Photography Contest

Thank you to all the entrants of January's Symmetry Photography Contest and congratulations to the winner!

 

1st Place Winner, member vote
Prize: $250 gift certificate to Amazon.com
Photographer: Maurizio Moro
"Doubt"

 
 

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Announcing the Winners of the Night Photography Contest

Congratulations to the winners of December's Night Photography Contest!

 

Night Photography Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner, member vote
Prize: $150 voucher to create a custom product from WhiteWall.com
Photographer: Giangiorgio Crisponi
"Lightning"

 

2nd Place Winner, member vote 
Prize: $100 voucher to create a custom product from WhiteWall.com
Photographer: Marta Eva LLamera
"La Noche"

 

3rd Place Winner, member vote 
Prize: $75 voucher to create a custom product from WhiteWall.com
Photographer: Laurent J. Frigault
"Snuggling up for the night!"

 

Congratulations again to the winners!

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Announcing the Winners of the Home Photography Contest

Congratulations to the winners of November's Home Photography Contest!

The December Night Photography Contest is now open for submissions. Enter here!

 

Home Photography Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner, member vote
Prize: Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD telephoto zoom lens
Photographer: Greg Pichnej
"Prairie Sky"

 

Winner, member vote 
Prize: Lexar Professional Workflow HR1, a four-bay USB 3.0 reader and storage drive hub, plus 2 readers for the hub: a Professional Workflow SR1 (SDHC UHS-I and SDXC UHS-I USB 3.0 Reader) and a Professional Workflow CFR1 (CompactFlash USB 3.0 reader)
Photographer: Patrick Flynn
"Leaf Peek"

 

Winner, guest judge: Jocelyn Howell, editor at Rocky Nook 
Prize: The Essence of Photography by Bruce Barnbaum (Rocky Nook, Nov 2014)
Photographer: Carolyn D (Sante Fe)
"Home sweet home"

 

Congratulations again to the winners!

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