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PHOTONews Summer 2010 Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the quarterly PHOTONews Challenge!


PHOTONews Summer Challenge Thane Vanderaegen Spring Reflection on Cameron Lake

Spring Reflection on Cameron Lake
Thane Vanderaegen captured “Spring Reflection on Cameron Lake” in Waterton Park, using a Canon 40D with a Canon 17-40mm f4.0 lens. Three bracketed shots were taken utilizing a circular polarizer.
“I arrived at Cameron Lake quite early, and upon seeing the lake this calm, I knew that the scene was perfect. When the shots were combined in Photomatix, the colors took on the hues of Ammolite, a gemstone found in Southwestern Alberta.”



PHOTONews Summer Challenge Sue Thompson Variety of Lillies

A Wonderful Variety of Lilies
Sue Thompson of Chatham, Ontario found this gem in her neighbour’s back yard using a Canon Digital Rebel XSi with a EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens at 146mm, shooting at 1/200 second, f/5.6 ISO 200, EV –1/3.
“I am a backyard photographer. My neighbour has a wonderful variety of flowers and a never-ending supply of great sunlight.”



PHOTONews Summer Challenge Ivan Sorensen Evening Blue Hour

Evening Blue Hour
Ivan Sorensen captured this evening blue hour image at Cootes Paradise in Hamilton, Ontario, using a Nikon D90, 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 lens at 18mm, exposure was 3 seconds at f/22, ISO 200.
“Cootes Paradise is always a wonderful place to shoot. The sun had dipped below the horizon about 20 minutes earlier and I was waiting for the typical blues and magentas that show up here with late twilight.”



PHOTONews Summer Challenge Harris Hui Granville Island Water Park

Playing at the Granville Island Water Park on a hot summer day
Harris Hui of Vancouver captured this summer memory.
“I took the picture at Granville Island Water Park, using my Nikon D300 DSLR and 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, ISO 200, f/2.8 and 1/2000 second, set up on my Manfrotto 190MF3. The lens has fast focusing capablility and it allows me to photograph the fast moving kids in the park.”



PHOTONews Summer Challenge Renata Lenartowicz Raindrops on a Branch

Raindrops on a Branch
Renata Lenartowicz of Guelph, Ontario, captured this image of raindrops on a branch using a Raynox DCR-250 macro lens attached to a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30, at 24.4mm focal length, shooting at 1/30 second, f/3.6, ISO 200.
“I was about to leave the Arboretum when I saw this branch. Raindrops, with their secret, reflected images, always fascinate me.”




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