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Picture This Photo Contest Winners – January 2010

As expected, Alan Detrick, our judge for this month, had his hands full with a huge roster of entries for this first Picture This contest of the year.  He did one heck of a job and we want to offer him a big thank you. Remember to check out his website and book, Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers: The Essential Guide To Digital Techniques.

“First of all, I want to thank GGW for asking me to judge the January Picture This contest. And, second, thanks for all the entries. It was fun to spend the winter days viewing your choices.

Here is how the judging went. First I rated each entry from 1 to 5. Then I selected the top images and imported them into Adobe Lightroom. At this point there were fourteen contenders. I put all fourteen into a collection allowing me to view all of them next to one another. Then, just as publishers do in calendar image selection, I kept looking at the group to narrow it down to the strongest ones. Seven images were left at the end. I looked at every entry in the contest one more time to make sure I had the best.”

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Picture This Photo Contest: January 2010

ALD_090119-18[1]A new year, let alone a new decade, is officially here!  With the debut of 2010, Picture This Photo Contest has officially returned and is raring to go! Your comments helped us in making the decision to continue with the contest after a month hiatus. You made it clear that having your entries judged by professional photographers is of the utmost importance.  Consequently, we have  a roster of highly talented judges.  We’re sure that they will stimulate, engage and teach you.

So, without further ado,  I’m delighted to introduce  our first judge for the new year, Alan Detrick. Alan and his wife Linda, the principals of Alan and Linda Detrick Photography, specialize in garden and horticulture photography. Their work has appeared in a wide range of publications: they also offer services to landscape architects and garden designers. Alan teaches Garden Photography Workshops throughout the country.  He is the author of the book, Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers.

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