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:
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!
The images which made the finalists were:
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:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how I can promote your business through one of my photo competitions.
Until next time – Happy Shooting!