Melancholy Photo Contest by iStabilizer Finalists!

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing melancholy in this photography contest. Melancholy is described as pensive sadness and the collection gathered in the gallery within the competition displays tons of amazing examples of subject showing this feeling. Be sure to browse the entries and get your inspiration pumping.

A special thanks to our friends at iStabilizer for making this photo contest possible and to friend and professional photographer Noah J. Katz for his collaboration as a guest judge!

Congratulations to all the finalists:

“Down” by teegar

“Dreaming beyond” by joeljauregui

“If tears could speak…” by rose7

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight” by JessicaDPlott

“Feeling Blue” by diane_hallam_4401

“bentley 116_2″ by maxinemary

“sad panda” by gabyz1

“Spare some change mate!” by ImagesThroughALens

“winter” by artemia

“Nicolina and the butterfly” by anettebruzan

“Rough one” by cathos1244

“War Child” by i_shoot_raw

“What couldn’t be” by hrvojemarekovi

“There is Always Hope” by tressiedavis

“Woe” by tammyswarek

“serious” by Mayasrevenge

“The sad life” by mbilo

“leaving” by CocoKingsolver

“Penny For Your Thoughts” by anichols

“Dasha” by Mosphoto

“Reflection” by ashleyturner_7999

“Lonely Birthday” by HeidaHB

Congratulations to the People’s Choice “Orphan Angel” by Leepix

Microcosmos Photo Contest Finalists!

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing the microcosmos around us. The submissions are fun, exciting, interesting and educative showing us details that we may not even know exist. The collection gathered within this gallery shows emphasis on detail, patterns and textures in an incredible variety of styles, be sure to browse all the gallery.

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Kerry Murphy for her collaboration as a guest judge!

Congratulations to the following finalists:

“take off” by scruffyherbert

“Too many antennae…” by Paolo-K5

“Peek-A-Boo” by dynastesgranti

“BiColoured Damselfly (Ceriagrion cerinorubellum)” by donaldjusa

“FLY” by Yudy_sauw

“RobberFly Captures Dinner” by macropixel

“Bee 3″ by Riachsion

“sunshine” by chairulirhanakbar

“Hermit crab millamagiaphoto” by MillaMagiaPhoto

“Bee on flower” by claudiocavalensi

“Dragon” by ChristopherM

“Wasp” by chucky_q1

“trying to hide” by dominikustjaja

“Beetle on a Pansy” by coolcameragirl

“Close UP” by diane_hallam_4401

“Keong Hijau” by Uti_Heriansyah

“DSC_9900″ by tristenhet

“Encounter” by fotomat

“Blue Dasher Portrait” by BarbaraThurlow

“The Hoverfly” by susanfreeman

“Surprise” by okiephotos

“IMG_3789-fb” by danissumawijaya

“modeling mantis” by bodunn23

“spider with common darter” by BugmanJohn

“Caught in the rain” by DaveGovier

“Nature beauty” by pablotesoriere

“Butterfly Face” by JasonCanning

“All clear..” by Casper

“Hello stranger!” by erik_svec

“Wasp” by kutubuddin

“Fly on a Tree” by tonilaird

Congratulations to the People’s Choice “We just wanna play drums!” by albertoghizzipanizza

Car Lights Photo Contest by Digital Photographer Finalists!

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing the light trails specifically coming from cars in this fun photo contest. Any type of night photography can be tricky, specially without the right equipment, usually using shutter speeds between 10 and 20 seconds and with apertures in the mid range (around f/8) can help achieve a properly exposed photo while still capturing the movement. The competition gathered a huge volume of submissions and the quality of the collection is superb!

A special thanks to Digital Photographer for making this photo contest possible and to friend and professional photographer Amelia Fletcher for her collaboration as a guest judge!

Congratulations to the following finalists:

“SM+STACKED+STRIKES+NIXON+NV-2419518464-O” by neillockhart

“LA women” by bryanhudson

“Light Trails” by dazbomullen

“Whistler Lights” by EricMcIntyre

“NYC in a cold November night” by 8thRulePhoto

“Stormy night sky” by stephenpretty

“Stars and Cars over Half Dome” by philmosby

“Purple Bay Bridge” by victorhe

“Night Light” by HughCotter

“Drive into the Darkness” by keepingitneil

“Tramp armchair luxury view” by alessandrobuzzbertorelle

“Zooming through” by silviali

“BIg Ben” by muzmuzzymuz

“car light at victory monument” by tanakamoikkai

“Light Trails – Tower Bridge, London” by markAPR

Congratulations to the People’s Choice “speed of light” by arrongent

Books and Magazines Photo Contest Finalists

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing books and magazines in a creative and original way. Another big thank you to all the people that shared their input and votes to help select the People’s Choice Winner. The following are the finalists and most voted photos shown in no specific order, congratulations to all the photographers:

“Bob Dylan” by edflorentinojr

“20130823-2013-241″ by shelbydeep

“Reading takes you places” by BlackShieldPhotography

“Waking Dragons.” by Honua

“Got A Sensible Look” by jeffcrass

“_242″ by jhilty

“Book” by christopherbrearley

“Book Worm” by brandonbartee

“The Book” by rachelphillips

“My Mamaw Georgia’s Bible” by aprilrena

“IMG_2351pbc” by photosbycarissa

“A sweet scent of autumn” by Feliciaa

“Books” by Springer55

“Read Much?” by melissakelly

“029″ by KMHalaska

“My father” by Korneliussen

“Vanity Fair Girl” by bevlea

“Where the Compass Points” by LMImages

“Sunbathing by the pool?” by cdixon5

“Old camera” by timothydenehy

“‘Soiled’” by timkniftonue

“Scary Story Time” by kilkennycat

“Storytime” by jessicayahn

“Library” by Cashman

Congratulations Peeople’s Choice “Heidi and the Fish” by MaryAnnAndrews

Winners of the Creative Lighting Photo Contest

Thank you to all the photographers who shared their photos in the Creative Light Photo Contest. The idea behind this contest was to share photos showing creative ways to use light and the results were amazing. A big congratulations to all the participants, this was a very difficult contest to judge and we are happy to announce the following winners.

Congratulations to the Grand Jury Winner “Just 1 more page…” by vbheatherkeever228836

Congratulations Runner Up Winner “anyone out there?” by tassanee

Congratulations Runner Up Winner “Old Fisherman” by alova

Congratulations to the People’s Choice “Night Glow” by anitae403