We have just announced the theme for our official April, 2012 photo contest: it will be "Patterns". This is yet another open-ended theme, and we hope that you will come up with some creative ideas for this contest!
You can enter by following the instructions found in the contest announcement.
Additionally, we've posted the voting thread for last month's "The Wind" contest, and we invite you to vote for your favorite photos!
Voting for our February "Birds" photo contest has just ended, and we are happy to announce the winners! This time around we saw over 200 submissions, and it was a very difficult task to pick out just three winners. Therefore, we invite you to browse all of the contest submissions, as they are quite breathtaking!
Per the poll results, in first place was forum member enoeske with his headshot of a Bald Eagle:
His photo is now being featured in our Premier Gallery, where you may also leave a comment. This month's winner will receive a $50 B&H Photo gift card, and the runner-up a pack of premium photo paper!
The theme for our official March, 2012 photo contest has been announced! It will be "The Wind". We are looking forward to seeing how you will interpret something that can't be photographed on its own!
For instructions on how to enter and details on prizes, please visit the contest announcement.
We have also posted the voting thread for the February "Birds" photo contest, which saw over 200 entries. Help us determine the best photo by voting for your favorites!
Forum member Kresica has won our official January "Rivers and Lakes" photo contest, making this his fourth triumph to date! Click on his snow-covered waterfall photo below to enlarge it:
This photo is now also being featured in our Premier Gallery, in which you are welcome to leave comments.
Don't forget to enter in our February "Birds" photo contest for a chance to win an $50 B&H gift card! The current contest ends at the end of the month (the 29th, remember that it's a leap year!). Read on to view the runners-up.
Last Wednesday we posted our new photo contest theme, for February: "Birds". In order to make up for this late announcement of the contest, this month, the winner will receive a $50 B&H Gift Card, and second place will win a pack of 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper. As always, the winning entry will also be featured in our Premier Photo Gallery.
As a reminder, our photo contests are one of the only things on our site that are limited to Pentax users. If submitting an entry from your archives, please make sure it was taken with a Pentax!
For instructions on how to submit, visit the usual contest announcement. Good luck!
Congratulations go to forum member Max-E for winning our December, 2011 "Silver and Gold" photo contest with his beautiful coastal airplane photo! Click on the photo above to comment.
The runners-up have also been posted in our Winners' Showcase forum.
The theme for our current contest, which closes at the end of January, is "Rivers and Lakes." Click here to enter. Good luck!
We'd like to kick off our official PentaxForums.com photo contests of 2012 with a theme allowing for a great deal of creativity: Rivers and Lakes. Feel free to feature one or both of these in your photo, and experiment with reflections, smooth water, frozen water, etc.!
The voting thread for our December "Silver and Gold" photo contest has now also been posted! We invite everyone to vote for the winner! Last month, we saw just over 100 submissions.
Good luck- and remember that every month, there's a prize for the winner of our official contests as described in the contest announcement above!
You can also view the runners-up in our Winners Showcase forum. Congratulations!
Our current December photo contest, "Silver and Gold" will remain open until the end of the month. Check out how to enter if you'd like to participate!