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Winner: Best Macro Shot

Wow! We received some truly incredible entries for the Best Macro Shot contest! In fact, we had more entries for this contest than for any other contest that we’ve ever held on this site! Choosing the winner was really tough, so before I announce who that is, I would like to share some of the […]

Contest: Your Best Macro Shot

Hi friends! I seem to be on a macro kick lately, so for our next contest I would like you all to submit what you consider to be your very best macro shot. It can be of any subject, with any sort of post-processing you wish to apply. I will review all of the submissions […]

Contest Winner!

Hi friends! The winner of the “Single Flash Drama” contest is… Anand Yashwanth! Click to view the full sized version. Anand’s excellent use of flash to freeze both the motion of the strawberry, and the dip and splash of the water, combined with the flawless white background, really exemplifies the skilled use of light to […]

Contest: Single Flash Drama

Hello all! I’ve got another contest to announce! Once we have mastered the basics of photography – the in’s and out’s of the camera, the exposure triangle, depth of field, and the like – our thoughts start turning toward the manipulation of light. Before we acquire the skills necessary to manage a whole studio full […]

Contest Winners!

The results are in! Thanks to all of the folks that voted. Without further ado, here are the winners of the “Your Photographic Style” contest! Third Place: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card: Leonhard’s Swimmer! Second Place: $50.00 Amazon Gift Card: Wells’ Leaf! First Place: $100.00 Amazon Gift Card: Woodbury’s Daughter! Congratulations! Your Amazon Gift Cards will […]

Your Photographic Style – Contest Finalists

Hello everyone! The finalists for the “Your Photographic Style” contest have been chosen! Please vote below, or click here to vote for your favorite between now and December 6th! (WordPress is defying me, otherwise the poll would be embedded here.) (Edited 2:26pm – looks like it’s working now!) You can click on each photo within […]

Contest submissions close November 15th!

If you haven’t yet submitted your photo for the Your Photographic Style photo contest, you only have until Thursday to do so! Between now and November 15th, submit the photograph that best represents your “style”. Do you gravitate toward landscapes? Black and white? Do you like to use Lightroom presets to give your photos a […]

CONTEST: Flared Fall Light

It’s autumn here in the United States. I love the long light of fall. It seems to have more depth, making the golden hour more “golden”. There may be a scientific reason for this, or it might just be a product of my own emotions. Regardless, lately I’ve been inspired to include a little bit […]

Giveaway: How to Succeed in Commercial Photography

How to Succeed in Commercial Photography: Insights from a Leading Consultant by Selina Maitreya is an excellent guide for any photographer looking to break into the professional world. Maitreya offers sensible, concise advice on being competitive, building a team, developing a powerful online portfolio, setting and meeting goals, overcoming fear, and accepting success. She encourages […]

Facebook Sandisk Photography Contest

What: Milpitas, Calif., June 8, 2010 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader in flash memory cards, today announced that it will launch a professional photography contest on the SanDisk Extreme Team Facebook page starting June 8. Participants will be able to submit photos in four different categories – Nature, Wedding/Events, Action and Fashion. […]

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