No. 0013 - Released March 31, 2005
Nikon photographers compete in global contest. Six winners elected out of more than 600 entries taking home
professional imaging prizes.
Web based photo contests are booming, but due to the sheer number of first time digital camera contestants quality
may suffer. As the worldwide largest society for Nikon photographers, Nikonians® has managed to keep both quality
and quantity at respectable levels.
With a member gallery hosting over 15,000 images the contest entries for the two 2004 contest divisions, color and
B&W, were numerous. Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten impressed the judges winning first place in both divisions
and received a full version of Adobe Photoshop CS and a Color Management-Tool Eye-One from Gretag-Macbeth.
A full version of Color Efex Pro Photoshop filters from nik multimedia and an Intuos3 A5 tablet from Wacom were
won by Dan LaRusso (USA), Miguel Teixeira (Portugal), Rob Cruse (Australia) and Jeroen Krol (The Netherlands).
"The contest reflects the high quality work of the participating members" said J. Ramon Palacios, one of the
two founders. "We are very proud of the finals and several winners are given the chance to publish their work
through Nikonians, both online and offline.” added the seasoned photographer.
The participants work can be viewed here,
the finalists work can be viewed here.
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