A classic theme returns for the last official photo contest of 2012: "snow". Submit your photos here for a chance to win B&H gift cards and more! Like for all previous contents, you may only submit one photo, and it must be within the size & dimension limits stated in the contest announcement. Good luck!
What if it isn't snowing in your area? Use a photo from your archives or be creative!
We've also just posted the poll for last month's "sports" photo contest. Contrary to popular belief, Pentax cameras can in fact be used to capture successful action photographs. Vote here- everyone is invited to do so (login required)!
Our November winners will be announced in three weeks, when the poll closes.
We've just announced the winners of our October, 2012 "The Outdoors" photo contest, and boy, was it a tough choice this month! The had dozens of breathtaking submissions which you can view in this thread. Below are our three winners; as usual, they will be receiving gift cards from B&H Photo and free photo paper form Red River Paper.
First place: "Fly Fishing" by ramseybuckeye
This photo was taken with a Pentax K20D, and we will be posting an article about how it was made shortly! Click on the photo to enlarge.
- Camera: Pentax K100D with sensor modified for infrared (only) photography
- Lens: DA 18-55mm @ 18mm
- Shutter Speed: 1/125s
- Aperture: f/11
- ISO: 200
- Processing: GIMP and Apple Aperture
Comments from the Photographer:
We're happy to finally be able to announce the winners of our September, 2012 "Forests" photo contest! In first place was forum member atnbirdie, who took the photo "Mossy Cave Trail" in infrared (pictured above). This photo was shot with a modified Pentax K100D and the 18-55mm kit lens.
Our runners-up were forum members capelson and chaza01 with "Misty Forest" (left) and "The Common" (right), respectively.
All three winners are now being featured in our winners' showcase, where you may comment on their photos. Stay tuned for a post about the "making of" our winning entry! We'd like to congratulate our winners once again, and hope to see everyone partake in our November "Sports" photo contest!
We've just announced the theme for our penultimate official photo contest of this year: it will be "Sports". For more details on the contest, please visit the contest announcement, or click here to enter if you're familiar with the rules and uploading process.
As usual the winners of this contest will be receiving $150 in gift cards from B&H photo and free photo paper from Red River Paper.
Due to recently-increased attachment quotas, the maximum dimensions for contest submissions will henceforth be 1280px (width) x 1024px (height), up from 1024px on both sides. The minimum resolution is still 300px x 300px.
|Lens||Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC J|
|Post-Processing||Adobe Lightroom 4|
We are very happy to finally be announcing the winning entries from our August "Fences" photo contest, all three of which were highly-original yet still fit the theme perfectly!
In first place was forum member mark lj with "New Fence". Click on the photo to enlarge:
Our second and third place winners were Chaos_Real and The Kurly One, with "River of Fog" and "Night Chain", respectively:
Stay tuned for an in-depth post about the marking of the winning photo, and don't forget to enter in our October "The Outdoors" photo contest for a chance to win the same great prizes which our August winners will soon receive!
The time has come for us to vote for the winners of our official September "Forests" photo contest! This contest saw some 82 submissions, meaning that in the voting thread, you may select up to 8 of your favorite photos.
All forum members are invited to vote, and voting will remain open for three weeks. Once the voting thread closes, the top three photos will be the winners!