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November 15, 2009

Kids capture photog's eye and contest win

Congratulations to Nikonians Gold Member Voltaire Malazarte (Alaz), of New York, USA, winner of the Best of Nikonians - 2009 Images Photo Contest October segment with his image "Children of lesser God."

NPOY_Oct-Win_350.jpg Voltaire's photo is a Black and White conversion of street children jockeying for better positions at the famous Magellan's Cross historical site, in Cebu, Philippines.

He used his Nikon D700 and AF-S Zoom-NIKKOR 28-70mm f/2.8D IF-ED lens at 52mm. The exposure was 1/60 sec at f/8, using ISO 200. The Black and White conversion was made using Adobe Creative Suite 4 and Silver Efex Pro from Nik Software.

Voltaire's prize for making it into the semi-finals is a StreetWalker camera backpack from Think Tank Photo.

Night shooters next in line
The contest, open to all Silver, Gold and Platinum Nikonians Members, results in monthly winners being announced, with each moving on to the finals at the end of the year.
Our November segment is currently under way (and the deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 30). Please remember that the main subject for this segment is "Night Sky." The December theme will be "My Best Shot."

For detailed information on entering, check our contest rules.

Posted by flashdeadline at November 15, 2009 8:52 PM