Worldwide Google+ Photographers Photo Competition


Another successful worldwide photo competition has finished and the winner has been selected!

The entries into the Google+ Photographers Competition were outstanding! I couldn’t believe the quality of work that was submitted on Google+. Certainly is the best place for photographers. For the full details on how the competition worked click on the banner below:

Google+ Photographers Photo Comp

Now to the important details – the winning image!

The winning photograph was a beautiful black and white photo of a sheep by Gerald Fischer. The post process carried out of the image was superb.  Gerald won himself a $100.00 B&H voucher for winning the competition!

Gerald FischerGerald Fischer

The images which made the finalists were:

Helena Martins - Stairs to the pastHelena Martins – Stairs To The Past

Markus Landsmann - The ColognebayMarkus Landsmann – The Colognebay

Mathieu ARCHAMBAULT - _MG_6778Mathieu Archambault

Máximo Panés - JumpMáximo Panés – Jump

Micah Burke - eclipse montageMicah Burke – Eclipse Montage

All of the finalist photographs were judged on the following criteria. Each photo was awarded a score out of 100 points:

1.    (25 points) How creative the photograph is.

2.    (25 points) How original the photograph is.

3.    (25 points) What the technical photographic quality is like.

4.    (25 points) How good is the Post Processing Techniques?

The winner was selected from the highest total combined score from all the judges.

Here are the total scores for the above images:

Google+ Photographers Photo Compeititon - Judges Scores

Do you agree with the judge’s verdict? Lets see what the people’s choice would have been: Vote below in the poll:

The judging of the final image was broadcast LIVE via my YouTube channel.  Check out the full recorded On Air Google+ Hangout below and watch what the judges had to say about the image.

A big shout out to all the international judges for their dedication to photography and their time.

Matt Granger – That Nikon Guy André AppelJoshua FisherDon NollAndy GrayJack Salzke and Helen Sotiriadis.

If you are an imaging wholesaler or photography store and wish to promote your social media and reach online please get in contact with me via leighdiprosephotography@yahoo.com to find out how I can promote your business through one of my photo competitions.  

Until next time – Happy Shooting!

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2 comments on “Worldwide Google+ Photographers Photo Competition

  1. […] On of the many great features of this lens would undoubtably be the Vibration Compensation. The world’s first 24-70mm lens with a stabilizer certainly was useful when I was practicing some shots around the house after my lightning shoot. I think the best demonstration of the VR in action is in the YouTube video by Matt Granger – aka That Nikon Guy. Be sure to subscribe to Matt’s channel. You may recognise Matt from one of my recent videos where he was a judge on the Worldwide Google+ Photographers Competition […]

  2. […] On of the many great features of this lens would undoubtably be the Vibration Compensation. The world’s first 24-70mm lens with a stabilizer certainly was useful when I was practicing some shots around the house after my lightning shoot. I think the best demonstration of the VR in action is in the YouTube video by Matt Granger – aka That Nikon Guy. Be sure to subscribe to Matt’s channel. You may recognise Matt from one of my recent videos where he was a judge on the Worldwide Google+ Photographers Competition […]

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