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Winners of the Seriously Fun Photography Photo Contest

Special thanks goes out to all the photographers that made this years photo contest a huge hit.  The photos were simply Amazing!   The Judges had a tough time picking the winners with over twice the entries as last years.  A big high five goes out to the more than generous sponsors of  The Seriously Fun Photography photo challenge.

Cannon, FULERTON PHOTOGRAPHICS, LumiQuiest macPhun Software, Nations Photo LAB, ON THE WALL, Orange County Center for Photography and Digital Arts, Panasonic, PENTAX, SIGMA, SONY, TABELZ, TAMRON TOCAD, WESTCOTT.

And the winners are…………….

Judged Winners

 

Grand Prize Audrey Campbell Photo Title: Surfin Maui Waves

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Audrey Campbell

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/11
  • Camera: NIKON D7000
  • Taken: 17 February, 2014
  • Focal length: 260mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/125s

Second Place: Pyae Phyo Thet Paing Photo Title: Playing & Swimming

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Pyae Phyo Thet Paing

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: PyaePhyoPhyo
  • Camera: Canon EOS 60D
  • Taken: 20 September, 2013
  • Focal length: 18mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/400s

Third Place: Brett Davies Photo Title: The Kite Kid

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Brett Davies

 

  • Camera:
  • Taken: 6 June, 2011
  • Focal length: -5653.7650628456mm
  • ISO: 250
  • Shutter speed: -23540.922382093s

Fourth Place: Garrett Graham Photo Title: Up in the Air

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Garrett Graham

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: Garrett Graham
  • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • Taken: 4 September, 2011
  • Focal length: 194mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600s

Fifth Place: Patrick Paul L. Roxas Photo Title: Refreshed

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken by: Patrick Paul L. Roxas

Popular Choice Winners

First Place: Patrick Cory Brien Photo Title: Bridge Over the Cooper

Bridge Over the Cooper
Taken By: Patrick Cory Brien

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
  • Taken: 18 March, 2014
  • Focal length: 17mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 60.4s

Second Place: Christine Workman Photo Title: New Your City

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Christine Workman

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/2.2
  • Camera: iPhone 5s
  • Taken: 3 March, 2014
  • Focal length: 4.12mm
  • ISO: 32
  • Location: 40° 44′ 54.45″ N 73° 59′ 7.46″ W
  • Shutter speed: 1/1001s
  • Title: Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset

Third Place: Samantha Jerred Photo Title: Colorado Clouds

Seriously Fun Photography Photo Challenge Contest
Taken By: Samantha Jerred

 

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D3000
  • Taken: 15 February, 2014
  • Focal length: 100mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

See all of the photo contest entries here.

Photo Contest launched this weekend.

This weekend was the launch of the Big Photo Show Competition.  There are several new sponsors from last year’s contest and we encourage everyone to take a serious look.   Special thanks go out to Melissa Aldrich of PMA international making this year’s competition happen.

Watching the photos start to trickle in this weekend made it very exciting.   View and submit your own photo contest photo here and view a tribute to last year’s winners below.

Professionally Judged winners

Grand Prize:  Sunrise on Sand Island

sunrise on sand island in The Big Photo Show Photo Contest
Taken By: Robert L. Hume

  • Aperture: ƒ/10
  • Credit: Robert L. Hume
  • Camera: NIKON D2X
  • Caption: sunrise on sand island in The Big Photo Show Photo Contest
  • Taken: 28 July, 2007
  • Focal length: 12mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/25s
  • Title: sunrise on sand island

Second Place: Flying….Almost
Flying Almost in the big photo show photo contest
Taken By: Thomas Hartmann
  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Credit: Thomas Hartmann
  • Camera: DMC-LC1
  • Caption: flying almost in the big photo show photo contest
  • Taken: 28 August, 2005
  • Focal length: 9.1mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s
  • Title: flying almost

Third Place: A Walk Along the Wall

A Walk Along the Wall in The Big Photo Show Photo Contest
Taken by: Anna Bilowus

  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
  • Caption: a walk along the wallin The Big Photo Show Photo Contest
  • Taken: 13 May, 2012
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000s
  • Title: a walk along the wall

Fourth Place: Sunny Lily
Sunny Lily in The Big Photo Show Photo Contest
Taken by: William Dwyer

 

Popular Choice Winners 

First Place – Gothenburg Travel

gothenburg travel in the big photo show photo contest
Taken By: Arianna Grainey
  • Caption: gothenburg travel in the big photo show photo contest
  • Title: gothenburg travel

Second Place – On a Jet Plane

On a Jet Plane in the the big photo show photo contest
Taken By: Mandy Peterson

Third Place – Taking Flight

Taking Flight in the big photo show photo contest
Taken By: Glenn White
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: Author bylline - Glenn White
  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
  • Caption: caption and descriptoin - Taking Flight in the big photo show photo contest
  • Taken: 7 March, 2011
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/2500s
  • Title: Headline - Taking Flight

CPAWS Photo Contest Winners

A big high five goes out to all the photographers that participated in this year’s CPAWS SAB Capture the Wild Photo Contest! Each and every photo was truly spectacular.  Thank you all for capturing Alberta’s wild Places at its finest.

A special thanks goes out to Kate Semrau for making this year’s photo contest a huge success.  Without her time and energy the contest would not have been simply amazing.  Thanks CPAW SAB friends for sharing and caring.  And the photo contest winners are……..

Overall Winning Photo:  Rebel Rams

rebel rams in CPAWS Capture Whe Wild Photo Contest
Taken By: James Anderson
  • Credit: Picasa
  • Caption: rebel rams in CPAWS Capture Whe Wild Photo Contest
  • Title: rebel rams

Category:  Wild Faces  –  There are so many incredible wild animals in our province from caribou, to grizzly bears, to the elusive wolverine. Whether you are a dedicated wildlife photographer, or happen to be in the right place at the right time, this category is all about images of wild animals.

Winning Photo: Grizzly in the Great Bear Rainforest

grizzly in the great bear rainforest in CPAWS Capture the Wild Photo Contest
Taken By: Bill Cubitt
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Credit: Bill Cubitt
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Caption: grizzly in the great bear rainforest in CPAWS Capture Whe Wild Photo Contest
  • Taken: 10 September, 2013
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 2000
  • Shutter speed: 1/320s
  • Title: Grizzly in the Great Bear Rainforest by Bill Cubitt

Category: Wild Places – Isn’t it amazing to live in a place where we can still experience wild beauty that is untouched? This category is all about capturing the beauty and majesty of the incredible landscapes in Canada. From mountain lakes to grasslands, any type of landscape is up for grabs in this category!

Winning Photo: Wolf on Evening Beach Walk

wolf on evening beach walk in CPAWS Wild Places Photo Contest
Taken By: Beverly Jay
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.8
  • Camera: X-Pro1
  • Caption: wolf on evening beach walk in CPAWS Wild Places Photo Contest
  • Taken: 7 September, 2013
  • Focal length: 200mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600s
  • Title: wolf on evening beach walk

Category: Nature Up Close -Photography has allowed us to capture images up close and with incredible detail. Our “Nature up close” category captures objects, flora, fauna, or micro-environments from a macro perspective. An image could show the intrinsic details of the veins spreading across a leaf or an insect close up

Winning Photo: Cycle of Life

cycle of life in CPAWS Natre Up Close Photo Contest
Taken By: Nigel Roberts
  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Credit: Nigel Roberts
  • Camera: NIKON D700
  • Caption: cycle of life.jpg in CPAWS Natre Up Close Photo Contest
  • Taken: 25 August, 2012
  • Focal length: 85mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1.6s
  • Title: cycle of life

Category: People In Nature –  How do you connect with nature? Maybe you canoe, take nature walks, paint outside, or go running. This category focuses on people experiencing nature in a gentle way.

Winning Photo: Riding in the Light

Riding in the Light entered into CPAWS People in Nature Photo Contest
Taken By: Victor Liu
  • Aperture: ƒ/5
  • Credit: Victor Liu
  • Camera: NIKON D700
  • Caption: Riding in the Light entered into CPAWS People in Nature Photo Contest
  • Taken: 17 October, 2013
  • Focal length: 95mm
  • ISO: 1250
  • Shutter speed: 1/800s
  • Title: Riding in the Light

Category: Youth under 17,  Nature in Canada –  Best photos of Canadian animals, mountains, lakes, trees, or people in nature – the possibilities are endless!

Winning Photo: Red Fox

red fox in CPAWS Youth Category Photo Contest
Taken By: jbagga11
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
  • Caption: red fox in CPAWS Youth Category Photo Contest
  • Taken: 26 August, 2012
  • Focal length: 200mm
  • ISO: 640
  • Location: 46° 30.22′ 0″ N 64° 1.01′ 0″ W
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000s
  • Title: red fox

About CPAWS SAB:

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society’s Southern Alberta (CPAWS SAB) chapter works to protect wild ecosystems, parks and protected areas in southern Alberta and the Rocky Mountain parks. Our role is to provide landscape scale, science-based support and advice for the conservation and protection of Alberta’s protected areas and wildlands. Albertans expect that our voice is at the table to address critical environmental issues with multiple stakeholders through a collaborative process.   You can read more on their website at www.cpaws-southernalberta.org.