Monday, September 3, 2012
The winners of the August 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for August was “Stars” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
Monday, August 27, 2012
We’ve teamed up with Lovecases.co.uk to offer one lucky winner the opportunity to win a Crumpler Cupcake Slim DSLR Camera Photo Backpack.
The lucky winner is: Giacomino Parkinson.
This bag is a slim photo backpack made from super tough Chicken Tex Supreme high performance nylon. The complete section is a padded photo compartment with adjustable dividers. It’s suitable for a digital SLR camera with zoom lens attached plus approx 4 more lenses and a flashgun.
Just answer this simple question to enter the contest. (HINT - visit this Lovecases product page to get some help with the answer).
We’ve teamed up with color management specialists Datacolor to giveaway a fantastic SpyderSTUDIO worth £450!
The lucky winner is: Branislav Beliancin.
SpyderSTUDIO is a complete colour calibration solution. It provides everything needed for the utmost in accurate colour management from shoot, to edit, to print. With solutions from RAW camera calibration to quick and easy custom ICC printer profiles, the results are reliable, real-world colours.
In addition to SpyderPRINT, SpyderSTUDIO also consists Spyder4ELITE and SpyderCUBE. The former is an advanced colorimeter that automates and simplifies display calibration. It features a patented, full-spectrum, 7-colour sensor that can accurately characterise a variety of wide and normal gamut displays. The same sensor - which offers double-shielded filters for longer life and enhanced performance - is used to calibrate a monitor, laptop computer, iPad, iPhone and projector. Datacolor’s SpyderCUBE is a three-dimensional white and contrast-balancing tool. Also included in the SpyderSTUDIO is a desktop cradle/tripod mount, SpyderGuide, 6’ USB cable and Quick Start Guides. The package comes in a convenient and stylish metal case for easy transport.
SpyderSTUDIO - along with the entire Spyder range - is available at photography and consumer electronic retailers nationwide or online at www.Datacolor.com. The SpyderSTUDIO is priced at around £449.99.
Just answer this simple question to enter the contest. (HINT - visit the Datacolor Facebook page to get some help with the answer).
We’ve teamed up with MILK to give away three of their coffee table-quality books.
The three lucky winners are: T Chao, Chris Bouvard and Vasko Bujaroski.
PQ Blackwell, internationally renowned publisher of illustrated books and the creators of MILK (Moments, Inspiration, Love, Kinship) has just launched MILK Tailor Made Books (http://www.milkbooks.com), a new website which enables anyone to showcase their artwork or images in a personally designed, tailor-made book.
Three subscribers now have the chance to create their own exquisite coffee table-quality book. Using MILK’s editorial and design frameworks, these beautiful books will be printed to the creator’s unique specifications on high quality art paper, professionally bound in designer fabric, and will be accompanied by digital versions that allow people to add video in the telling of their stories.
This competition ended on the 22nd August 2012 (12:00PM GMT).
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The winners of the July 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for July was “Olympics” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
Monday, July 30, 2012
Photography Blog is now running a competition sponsored by Dixons Retail. You have a chance to win a few products from Curry’s camera selection plus an external hard drives from PC World, as listed below.
The three lucky winners are:
1st and 2nd Prizes: Anthony Jessuk and Linda Mayson - Samsung PL121 Compact Digital Camera - Black (pictured)
3rd Prize: Leana Beegum - WD My Passport Essential External Portable Hard Drive - 320GBP - Black
This competition ended on the 29th July 2012 (12:00PM GMT).
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Ales Veluscek, Graeme Murray, Radoslaw Wesolowski, David Taylor and Monika Walczak are the lucky winner of a set of 100 Classic MOO Business Cards!
We’re pleased to announce an exclusive giveaway from MOO.com!
If you’ve never heard of them before, MOO love to print business cards online - but also check out their range of Postcards, unique MiniCards, StickerBooks, Greeting-cards, and much more!
MOO is Who?
MOO was born from a passion for beautiful, high-quality print and design. Upload your own images or artwork to create truly creative cards with our Printfinity technology, or you can choose a MOO card design template to personalize with your own details.
Dianne Annett, Eduardo de Francisco, Siu Hay Yip, Jacquie Bennett and Edwin Rosenbloom are the five lucky winners of a bundle of Kodak film.
With the Summer finally upon us what better time to get photographing the beautiful delights of the country, towns and people around you. To help you do this we’re giving away a great film prize courtesy of Kodak.
We’ve got five bundles, consisting of the award winning Portra 160 film for natural skin tones, Ektar, the World’s finest grain colour negative film, and the truly timeless classic and best-selling black & white film.
Whether you are a commercial photographer or an advanced amateur, there’s a film from Kodak for you in this exciting film bundle prize.
Monday, July 9, 2012
We’ve teamed up with Lovecases.co.uk to offer one lucky winner the opportunity to win a Hama Daytour 180 SLR camera backpack.
The lucky winner is Nick Board. Congratulations!
This bag has been designed by professional photographers, for professional photographers. The spacious interior, with highly logical and functional layout shows that this bag has been tested on the road for hours, where every single detail and layout has been meticulously thought through. The backpack is comfortable to wear, and provides easy access to your equipment so you’ll never miss your shots.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Pamela Turnbull is the lucky winner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 camera, courtesy of Idealo.co.uk.
For full details on the camera, read our in-depth review in which the FZ48 gained a Recommended award. The DMC-FZ48 features 12 megapixels, 3 inch LCD screen, 24x optical zoom, full HD video recording and a whole host of other functions.
If you’re not lucky enough to win the Lumix, you can still check the price on the DMC-FZ48, as well as wide selection of other digital cameras, on Idealo’s bridge camera page. Idealo.co.uk allows you to compare prices on over 300,000 products from 14,000 online shops; with its smartphone app for both for iOS and Android, this can now also be done on the go.
The winners of the June 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for June was “Global Warming” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
Monday, June 4, 2012
The two lucky winners of a Manfrotto Photo Kit are Charlotte Clark and Austin Taylor.
These kits include the new Manfrotto Compact Travel Tripod which will go perfectly with your Manfrotto Veloce Backpack! Each kit is worth £135!
The new Manfrotto Veloce III (Black) Backpack is the essential shooting backpack, which comfortably fits all your camera gear and tripod either inside or outside the bag as well as a 13” laptop (13” Apple). Grab your DSLR (with or without battery grip and up to a 16-35mm lens attached) via the top opening without having to open the entire bag. 1-2 additional lenses, flash and accessories fit in the bottom compartment.
The Manfrotto Compact Photo Kit (Grey) is the most compact full size support in the market. The five section legs and the unique reversible column provide maximum compactness for storage and transportation, and yet, when fully extended it is a full size tripod with no compromise on height. The quick action intuitive ball head allows you to simply and quickly set the position of your camera in any situation so you don’t lose the right moment.
For more information or to buy Manfrotto products online visit: http://www.manfrotto.co.uk
The winners of the May 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for May was “Rain” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
Monday, May 28, 2012
The lucky winner of a great Tamrac DSLR bag, courtesy of Lovecases.co.uk, is Robin Stanford.
The Tamrac Rally 5 will comfortably accommodate your DSLR with up to a 6” lens attached, 1 long tele photo lens and one mid size zoom lens plus a flash and all your accessories. There is also space for your iPad, small laptop or Tablet PC.
This contest closed on Tuesday 22/05/2012.
The five lucky winners of Photo Director 3, courtesy of CyberLink, are mr eastwood, barry wolohan, Moby M Xavier, Hitesh Rathod and Lutz Froenicke.
PhotoDirector 3 is designed to provide all the features photographers need to manage large batches of photos, adjust images to the best quality and showcase work in their own unique style, in a single application. Now featuring People Beautifying tools and a complete range of cutting edge processing features, PhotoDirector 3 not only enables customers to perfect every detail of scenery photos, but also create professional portraits.
This contest closed on Tuesday 24/05/2012.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The winners of the April 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for April was “Black and Blue” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The winners of the March 2012 Photography Blog Competition have been announced. The theme for March was “Enemies” - you can view all of the entries in this gallery. Here are the 5 winners:
My Own Worse Enemy by phototoad
Prize: X-Rite ColourChecker Passport
Kindly donated by X-Rite
The winner of a fantastic HP Pavilion G6 laptop featuring AMD Vision Technology is Sudipto Das.
AMD offered you the chance to win a laptop based on its Vision technology which gives PCs more power to speed up applications like photo and video editing.
To enter the competition we asked readers to submit their best photo on the theme of Technology.
We then sent an AMD Vision chip to a shortlist of five readers to use as the subject for a photo for the final stage of the competition.
The Photography Blog editorial team has judged the finalists’ entries and the winner will receive a HP Pavilion G6 laptop featuring AMD Vision Technology.
Samsung is giving 10 lucky Photography Blog readers the chance to win an 8Gb SDHC memory card.
All of the cards in Samsung’s latest memory line-up provide incredible read speeds of 24MB/s and have been designed to meet the growing need for faster data transfer from a mobile device, such as smart phone or digital camera, to a PC.
The premium ‘Plus’ range of SDHC/SD and micro SDHC/SD memory cards have the highest available class 10 speed rating - for advanced data transfer speed and flawless transmission of full HD video – and also boast a class-leading write speed of up to 21MB/s. With data storage capacity of 8GB or 16GB, the cards are perfect for today’s memory-devouring devices and come with a 10 year limited warranty.
To celebrate it’s sponsorship of the 2012 World Photography Awards Sony is giving 10 lucky Photography Blog readers the chance to win tickets to the winners exhibition that will take place at Somerset House from 27th April - 29th April 2012.
Marking the 5th Anniversary of the Sony World Photography Awards, the beautifully curated winners’ exhibitions will be on show inside the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House on The Strand in London.
In this vast photographic exhibition, visitors will find some of the best contemporary images taken by photographers from across the globe. Mixed media installations will include traditional print, video, moving image and 3D, with subjects spanning all genres, including fine art, fashion, portraiture, sport and photojournalism.
Alongside the exhibition in Somerset House, World Photo London is returning for its annual weekend of exciting events from 27th – 29th April 2012.
The programme incorporates events for anyone who enjoys photography, whether a culture buff or a practicing enthusiast, including; City Project Workshops, Business of Photography Seminar, Blurb Drop-In Workshops, Critique Sessions and Winners Tours.
For further information about the seminars and workshops available during World Photo London please visit: http://www.worldphoto.org/festivals-and-events/programmes/world-photo-london/events/