George Phile “Funky Sunset”

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Photographer George Phile
Website www.gphile.us
Title Funky Sunset
Category Feb 2014 / Silver Group – Color/  Second Place
Location Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador
Reason For Making the Image I was on a Living Water Mission Trip helping drill a water well.
Camera Nikon D700
Lens Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 at 145mm
f-stop f/5.6
Shutter Speed 1/250
ISO 400

Dwayne Fortier “Tell me my Fortune!”

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Photographer Dwayne Fortier
Website
Title Tell me my Fortune!
Category Jan 2014 / Special Assignment “Nocturnal Exposure”/  Second Place
Location New Orleans
Reason For Making the Image Photo capture of sunset at Jackson Square New Orleans. Represents the easy going lifestyle of the city.
Camera Nikon D7000
Lens Nikon 16-85mm (16mm)
f-stop f/ 6.3
Shutter Speed 1/50
ISO 1600

Laszlo Perlaky’s “Dogwood Patel Dance”

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Photographer Laszlo Perlaky
Website http://www.naturalperlart.com
Title “Dogwood Patel Dance” from the “Dogwoods” series
Category Jan 2014 / Gold Monochrome/  Second Place
Location Dogwood Park, Palestine, TX
Reason For Making the Image Dogwood branch was over the creek and slowly moved in the early morning light. I imagined the patels as dancing butterflies, and set up my large format film camera with a soft focus lens to capture my imagination.
Camera Linhof Master Technika Classic, 4×5
Lens Cooke PS 945, 229mm f/4.5
f-stop f/5.6
Shutter Speed 1/60
ISO 100

Lexi Nemeth’s “I am Telling You”

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Photographer Lexi Nemeth
Website
Title I am Telling You
Category Jan 2014 / Special Assignment “In The Moment”/  Third Place
Location Burrito place, San Francisco, CA
Reason For Making the Image Kids were chatting at their own table next to the Parents table but they freely opened up and discussed something lively. I captured the moment from our table from a medium telephoto lens.
Camera Nikon D300
Lens Nikon Micro Nikkor 105 mm f/2.8
f-stop f/2.8
Shutter Speed 1/60
ISO 200

Robert Greens “Arlington National Cemetery”

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Photographer Robert Green
Website
Title Arlington National Cemetery
Category Jan 2014/ Gold Level Monochrome/  First Place
Location Arlington, VA. National Cemetery
Reason For Making the Image My goal was to be able to construct a unique image of  the cemetery.  I saw this magnificent tree in the midst of these schematic tombs.  I constructed the photo image which would include the whole tree and the unique
placement of the seven tombs in the foreground.
Camera Nikon D800e
Lens Nikon 50 f/1.8D
f-stop f/8.0
Shutter Speed 1/200
ISO 100