Thursday, June 9, 2011
We have a winner for the May's FREE PHOTO CONTEST! Theme: Something that Starts with an A
The Judges have spoken!
We have a winner for the FREE MONTHLY Amateur PHOTOGRAPHER's CONTEST for MAY 2011.
The theme was:
SOMETHING THAT STARTS WITH AN A
We got some interesting entries, and it was such fun to see what people entered.
If you didn't get a chance to see the blogpost of all the entries,
just click HERE.
without any further delay....
HERE IS YOUR WINNER:
It is a stunning Amaryllis photo!!!
Special mentions also go to:
--Heather for her Architecture photo
--Sharon for her volcano photo
--Jacob for his "colorless" classroom photo (The judges said it was very original for the A theme!)
Once again, I really, really want to thank those that enter, month after month, faithfully--all of the photos are so unique and wonderful.
And, I want to thank all the new people that entered too. I encourage you all to keep entering a photo every month.
It is a great exercise for any photographer to get a theme and then go out and find a photo. Sometimes, when you are looking for a themed photo, you can find photos of many other things right next to the one you take for a contest. Some wonderful photos you never would have found without going out on the theme exercise!
It stretches your creative muscles, which is a GOOD THING!!!
My judges always say it is a near-impossible job to pick only one winner and many times I have to go to a 4th or 5th judge to get a final decision.
Also, I want to encourage new readers/Followers to enter your photo. You don't have to be a seasoned photographer..just try! It is such fun to see everyone's interpretation to the monthly themes!
This month the theme is:
Enter your photo to me, no later than midnight on June 30, 2011,
You don't have to be a Blogger to enter.
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