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May 16, 2010

Nikonians 10th Anniversary Photo Contest 2nd Round Winners

Thumbnail image for Contests_75px.jpgCongratulations to Rick Paul (rickpaul), Richard Hulbert (rhulbert) and Noel Holland (Noel Holland), our winners in the second round of the Nikonians 10th Anniversary Photo Contest.
The theme was "Fellow Nikonians at Work."

Rick_H_Death_Valley_175.jpgFirst Place honors go to "Rick H Death Valley" by Rick Paul (rickpaul), from Arizona, USA.

Rick is a Charter Member -which means he has been a Nikonians member since at least 2005.
His winning entry was subtitled: "Nikonian Rick Hulbert shooting the Dunes in Death Valley"
The image was made with a Nikon D3, his lens @ 35mm, f/11, 1/60 sec, ISO 200.

Rick will be receiving as prizes:
- A ColorMunki Photo Color Management Solution by X-Rite
- A Composer and Optic Kit by Lensbaby
- A Platinum membership extension for six months
- A Nikonians Academy voucher for $179, applicable to any workshop within the next 12 months
- A Photo Pro Shop USA voucher for 10% discount on any purchase above $50 within the next 12 months
- A Nikonians Annotate Expert software license


Honorary Mentions
Nikonians_at_Work_175.jpg "ANPAT6 Nikonians at work" (at left) by Richard Hulbert (rhulbert) from Vancouver, Canada.

He subtitled it: "From Left to Right: Peter Curatolo, Rick Matheny, Ronnie Wright, and Jon Bloom. Can you help me make these guys famous? "

Richard is also a Charter Member -with Nikonians at least from 2005.

He made this image with a Nikon D2Hs and 105mm f/2.8G ED IF AF-S VR Micro Nikkor at f/2.8, 1/30 sec, ISO 200.


Stephen_Dohrmann_Grand_Tetons_400.jpg "Stephen Dohrmann photographs the Grand Tetons ANPAT7" (above) by Noel Holland (Noel Holland) from London, England.

Noel has been a Nikonians Member since 2006.
His image was subtitled: "Image of Stephen Dohrmann (Steve D) taken as he photographs morning light on the Grand Tetons with the Snake River Valley in front."
He made it with a Fuji S5 Pro, 18-70mm Nikkor set to 18mm @ f/8, 1/125, ISO 100 with polariser and Lee Grad ND filters. Processed in Lightroom 2 and Nik Silver Effects.

Honorary Mention winners Richard and Noel will each receive as prizes:

- A Nikonians Membership extension for one year (Gold for Richard, Platinum for Noel).
- A Nikonians Academy voucher for $179, applicable to any workshop within the next 12 months
- A Photo Pro Shop USA voucher for 10% discount on any purchase above $50 within the next 12 months.
- A Nikonians Annotate Expert software license

Don't forget you can follow the 10th Anniversary Contest Galleries to see how the contest is shaping up. We will provide future winners names and details in our Nikonians Photo Contest Forum, News Blog and General Newsletter.

Posted by flashdeadline at May 16, 2010 7:53 PM

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