Thank you to all the participants of the Shallow Depth Photo Contest by Sigma. For 50 years, Sigma Corporation’s expertise and innovation has driven the company’s core philosophy of “knowledge, plus experience, plus imagination,” with an emphasis on producing high-quality, high-performance photographic technology at moderate prices. This family-owned organization is the largest, independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 50 lenses that are compatible with most manufacturers. For information, please visit

A big thank you to guest judge Nan Palmero for helping with the very difficult task of choosing the winning image from all the amazing entries submitted  to the contest.

Congratulations to the Grand Jury Winner “Talks about starts” by Bolucevschi

“The capture of movement, macro and shallow depth of field caught my attention. It’s wonderfully composed and it stopped me because of the complexity of all the elements” – Nan Palmero

Congratulations to the 2 Runners Up Selections:

“Kiss” by Atrej

“What a feat to capture this in action with such clarity. It’s a gorgeous photo” – Nan Palmero

Photo by mkiss

” I love the color warmth, the sharpness of the filament and the bokeh” – Nan Palmero

Congratulations to the People’s Choice Winner “Lean on me” by bosada