LightInspired Group is pleased to announce the:
Grand Prize WINNER:
Sojourn by Tommy Richardsen / Prize: DxO Optics Pro Elite Edition
Reader's Choice Award WINNER:
Wild Place by Martin Amm / Prize: Google Nik Collection
LightInspired Group Award WINNERS:
An Autumn Dusting by John De Borg / Prize: Google Nik Collection
Wald # 35 by Heiko Gerlicher / Prize: Perfectly Clear Plug-Ins
WINNERS for every three Contest Categories:
# Sky, Weather and Night Category
1st Place: In Longing Spirit by Nicolas Alexander Otto / Prize: Kolor Autopano Giga
2nd Place: Cerro Torre - Argentina, Patagonia by Adriano Neves / Prize: Exposure 7
"After almost 3 hours of hiking with all the gear on our backs, we were presented with this dramatic sunset, with clouds burning up almost like the mountains were spewing lava.This is a 7 vertical exposure stitched panorama, each built off a 3 exposure HDR."
3rd Place: Aurora Borealis by Pete / Prize: DFT Super Bundle for photos, BlowUp
# Landscapes, Seascapes and Waterscapes Category
1st Place: Sojourn by Tommy Richardsen / Prize: Topaz Labs Complete Collection
"This place really only shines at low tide, but man does it when the conditions are right. Image captured in Steinsvik, Troms, Northern Norway."
2nd Place: The Twilight of Fall by Bruno Chatard / Prize: Google Nik Collection
3rd Place - Wild Place by Martin Amm / Prize: Kolor Autopano Giga
# Macro Photography Category
1st Place - The Seat of the Mind by Daniel Laan / Prize: Helicon Focus Premium
"Last night, I walked among mushrooms that loomed overhead like trees. When insects as massive as small aeroplanes landed on top of them, I realized I'm still inside a dream... "The Seat of the Mind' was captured somewhere in a forest with the D600 at 105mm."
2nd Place - Red veined darter II by Martin Amm / Prize: Helicon Focus Pro
"Taken before sunrise, when the dew covers everything...."
3rd Place - The Garhering by Joshua Snyder / Prize: Helicon Focus Light