Photo Contest for Photo Finale retailer customers, March 23-27. Entry information and full rules can be found here.  The winning photo will be announced here, and winner and retailer notified the following business day via email.

Monday, March 23, 2020: COLOR

Thank you to all photographers! We had over 300 entries for “Color” The submissions came from customers of about 10 different Photo Finale retailers across the US and Canada. We had beautiful entries from both amateurs and pros, photos both planned out and candid, shots full of many colors and some showcasing one color. In the end, we chose 3 winners, but couldn’t resist posting some of other great shots that stood out as honorable mentions. Click on any photo to view it larger. (Note: Photos in this post have been sized and optimized for web viewing.) 

Winners

Winner: Color. By Crystal (customer at LA Cameras)

Winner: Color. By Simona (customer at Bedford Camera)

Winner: Color. By Jackie (customer at The Shutterbug)

Honorable Mentions

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: NATURE

Wow! We had nearly 100 more entries than the previous day for the Nature theme contest. The judging job was not easy! Such beautiful shots. We picked 3 winners, but couldn’t resist showing you some of our favorites so there are 36 honorable mentions. Click on any photo to view it larger. (Note: Photos in this post have been sized and optimized for web viewing.) 

Winners

Winner: Nature. By Mark (customer at Bedford Camera)

Winner: Nature. (A Dream of Yellowstone) By Kellye (customer at Barron Photografix)

Winner: Nature. By Derrik (customer at Bedford Camera)

Honorable Mentions

Wednesday, March 25, 2020: UP CLOSE

Well over 400 submissions, including many very close shots of spiders, were reviewed for UP CLOSE. Photographers were from 17 different dealers across the US and Canada. Click on any photo to view it larger. (Note: Photos in this post have been sized and optimized for web viewing.) 

Winners

Winner: Up Close. By Adrian (customer at Pond’s Foto Source)

Winner: Up Close. By Brent (customer at Wisconsin Prints by The Camera Company)

Winner: Up Close. By Jim (customer at Wisconsin Prints by The Camera Company)

Honorable Mentions

Thursday, March 26, 2020: WATER

We had a great variety of shots for the WATER theme–water in all its physical forms, people enjoying water, water in nature, water in motion, water motion stopped, underwater, colorful water, reflected water, soothing water, and powerful water…and more. Photographers were from 15 different dealers across the US and Canada. Click on any photo to view it larger. (Note: Photos in this post have been sized and optimized for web viewing.) 

Winners

Winner: Water. By Jamie (customer at Bedford Camera)

Winner: Water. By Jack (customer at Bedford Camera)

Winner: Water. By Joe (customer at Wisconsin Prints by The Camera Company)

Honorable Mentions