Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The September 2008 Photo Contest Winners...

Another month has flown by and it's time to announce the photo contest winners for September.

Feel free to click on either image to view it larger and in a new window.

The fist winner is "Seen better days" from Marcus Brammer, you may remember Marcus as he was featured on our blog here (some many months ago)


Location: At his home in Texas
Equipment Used: Canon 5 a with a17-40mm lens with an exposure of 1/50 sec at f/5.0
Post Production: Lightroom was used to remove all but the color green

From Marcus: "My photo "Seen better days" was taken in my house with light coming thru the window. I used Lightroom to removed color except the color green."

Marcus is a member of the Fort Worth Camera Club.

And our second winner this month (and first ever international winner) is Drew Lawrence and it's called "Pier at Dusk".

Location: Clevedon Pier, Somerset England
Equipment Used: Olympus E-3, a 14-45mm lens; iso 100; EFL 40mm; 1.3 sec; f22. Natural light.
Post Production: CS3, added an Alien Skin color film filter, sharpened, and levels balanced.

From Drew: "The only Grade 1 listed pier in the UK and was a favorite of John Betjeman. I had to wait for the pier lights to come on, then took a series of shots."

Prizes: Marcus Brammer will be getting the Pocket Bouncer from Lumiquest and and Drew Lawrence will be receiving the Photoshop plug-in "Ultra Image", also from Lumiquest.

You can read our reviews of the Pocket Bouncer here, and Ultra Image here.

Please start sending in your October Photo Contest images.

1 comment:

Wetherby wedding photographer Harrogate said...

I love the landscape shot of the pier, it has a real time-less feel to it.
BTW it was worth the wait for the lights!