📷 Steemit Photo Challenge - SPC 44 WINNERS 📷 — One Year Anniversary! Special Prizes Coming! | Upvote+ReSteem To Win 10 SBD!!

Welcome to the one and only, the original Steemit Photo Challenge!

The SPC is about to turn One Year Old! Read below for more info.


The theme was

Food II

The guest judge was @gringalicious

Here’s what she had to say:

Wow, I knew when I volunteered to be judge, ( from my experience of judging the Culinary Contests ) it would be a difficult task. However, I under estimated the difficulty. Too many fantastic photos to choose from. Nonetheless, I had to narrow it down, so my selections were based upon the following: 1. Depth of field 2. Lighting 3. Subject Focus 4. Color Balance 5. Photo Styling. Congrats to all that entered, there are some amazing photographers out there.

Who’s hungry?


Honourable Mentions


Submitted by @progressivechef


Submitted by @roytc123


Submitted by @isshappy


Submitted by @kotturinn


Submitted by @maestroali


Third Place


Submitted by @kamalamacan


Second Place



Submitted by @sandzat


First Place


Submitted by @chizaiisakura

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Congratulations!



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The new theme will be:

Celebrations!


The deadline for entries for SPC45 is July 13th 0400 AM UTC. Winners will be announced on Friday July 14th.

Special Prizes!

To celebrate One Year of the Steemit Photo Challenge we have some extra special prizes as follows:

First Place will win not only 35SBD but a framed print of their winning entry!*

All winners will also receive first edition Steemit Photo Challenge badge pins

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One person will win a Bernie’s Choice — 20 SBD for Bernie’s favourite image.


*Or image of their choice.
In order to receive the framed print and the badges users must be willing to supply a mailing address which will be kept confidential and only used to send the items.


Also, stay tuned — I have something special to announce, to be released very shortly! Any guesses as to what it could be?!

Would you like to be a judge??

Looking for Steemit users who have been very active in the photography section for at least a few months to judge and select winners for the contest. Guest Judges will now be paid 20SBD going forward. Contact me at Steemit.chat username @jamtaylor


Prizes

First Place — 35 SBD
Second Place — 25 SBD
Third Place — 15 SBD
Honourable Mentions — 5 SBD Each

@berniesanders the official sponsor of the Steemit Photo Challenge since Day #1


Rules And Conditions

Please read these carefully and adhere to them

  • I strongly encourage you to post work that is original to this challenge, in other words — take a new photograph instead of using an old one.

  • No more than 3 entries will be considered, if you post more than 3 then only the first 3 will be considered.

  • All entries must be a post tagged both #photography and #steemitphotochallenge

  • The Title should contain "SteemitPhotoChallenge Entry" along with the title of your work.

  • Let us know the medium used to produce the photograph, it may be more impressive based on what it is.

  • Basic processing is allowed. ‘Digital art’ won’t be considered.

  • Any medium or format is allowed — iphone, ipad, film, digital, point and shoot, drone, whatever. Once it takes a picture. Note that image quality will be considered.

  • Multiple Entries can all go in one post, just put the details under the image.
  • Any attempt to steal others' work is considered a serious infraction by the community, so don't do it. Please don't waste your and our time by posting some image from the net.
  • Every effort will be made to ensure that we do not reward theft. All images will be reverse checked, if the image has been found on more than 2 “major” websites, it will be disqualified unless reasonable proof can be shown to prove ownership of the original. If there is any doubt whatsoever about the ownership of the photograph, I reserve the right to disqualify the image. It is in your interest to provide any proof necessary. I would appreciate any help from the community in finding plagiarism where I might have missed it.
  • The photographs will be judged on how well they met the challenge, the quality of the image, the composition, lighting, exposure, creativity and the general aesthetics which means that yes, it is subjective.

By entering this competition you acknowledge that you own the rights to the photographs and allow for me to re-post the image should it receive a winner or honourable mention position.


Suggest the next theme!

Let me know what you'd like to see from the next Steemit Photo Challenge.

If you'd like to be considered as a guest judge, let me know in the comments so I can check your work :)

Message me on Steemit.chat


Week 1 - Animal Portrait
Week 2 - Shadows
Week 3 - Desolation
Week 4 - Nature Macro/Closeup
Week 5 - Emotive Human Portrait
Week 6 - Landscapes
Week 7 - Architecture
Week 8 - Long Exposure
Week 9 - Action - High Shutter Speed
Week 10 - Minimalism
Week 11 - Glamour / Fashion
Week 12 - Soul of the City
Week 13 - Hands
Week 14 - Autumn Foliage
Week 15 - Spiderwebs
Week 16 - Food
Week 17 - Countryside
Week 18 - Transport
Week 19 - Human Body
Week 20 - Sunrise/Sunset
Week 21 - Reflections
Week 22 - Sacred
Week 23 - Nostalgia
Week 24 - Roads & Paths
Week 25 - Musician Portrait
Week 26 - Shadows II
Week 27 - Censorship
Week 28 - Boudoir
Week 29 - Reptiles
Week 30 - Flowers
Week 31 - Emotive Human Portrait II
Week 32 - Trees
Week 33 - Human Body II
Week 34 - Photographers In Action
Week 35 - Deserts
Week 36 - Masculinity
Week 37 - Femininity
Week 38 - The Human Fight
Week 39 - Minimalism II
Week 40 - Street Photography
Week 41 - Landscapes II
Week 42 - Animal Portrait II
Week 43 - Derelict
Week 44 - Food II


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Happy 1 Year Anniversary!

One the original, best, and highly recommended Steemit contests!

Congratulations to all the winners!

As for a new theme, how about

Tools of the Trade

These could be your own tools, or someone else's. I think this could be a diverse and interesting subject!

I'm thinking not just hammers and screwdrivers, but tattoo guns & inks, paint brushes, window squeegees, fancy suit & shoes, musical instruments, a beggars hat &a cardboard sign...
Anything you use to make a living!

Very interesting idea

That would be a cool idea to roll with, great suggestion! :)

@jamtaylor Thanks a lot for the competition. 3rd place in my first competition is amazing. I'll definitely be entering more competitions soon!

I'd like to see something like urban free climbing style pictures.
Something extreme

Wow great photos

Beautiful entries! Congratulations to the winners!

A TABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!^^ miam!!!!

Congratulations on being so consistent with your photo challenge for nearly a year. That's a real accomplishment! It's great that you get guest judges that change from challenge to challenge, too. @gringalicious did a wonderful turn in choosing all these winners. Congratulations to them all. Food photography is so tough to get as nice as all the ones shown here!

Congratulations to all the winners, your photos are amazing ♥♥♥
And thank you for the honourable mentions :D

Nice photo @isshappy. Wondering what that green stuff is at the bottom of the bowl!

Thank you so much! It's a green smoothie :)

A beautiful topic, I have done my best. I wish you a beautiful day. Please support me

This is amazing. Presentation was always my weak point when creating recipes. Looking at these amazing pictures from creators has given me so much inspiration and ideas on how to improve on presentation that it has sparked my passion to cook more than ever for my Youtube Channel and now for Steemit. Thank you for all that you do. It is a great inspiration and guide to be able to come here and see all of these amazing creations.

Lots of colorful shots of delicious food. The food styling is fantastic. Congratulations to all the winners. Resteemed

Beautiful work, the colors look so good! Also Happy Anniversary SPC!!

Congratulations to the winners! Also, congrats on the one year anniversary of the SPC :D

upvoted and resteemed

You will have an info of your page in the STEEM PHOTO NEWS of the Daily Photo Selection, @jamtaylor. Keep up the good job!

I would like the next theme to be Night photo (landscape or city) or Shadows.

Awesome, congratulation for winner

Upvoted and re steemed thanks for an awesome challenge

One full year and sooooo many amazing photographs!! These are all stunning and it's great to see such consistent participation. Congrats to all the winners. Great pics @gringalicious!

Upvoted and resteemed !

Yummylicious Post
Selected Entries are awesome..
Resteemed
Looking forward to CELEBRATIONS 💕💕from around the world

this is awsome! love photography :D nice challenge :D maybe i will take one too ;)

Love it :) nice pics!

wow... so cool.... I would love to participate....learning and improving....

Congrats to the winners! Great Contest!

Happy anniversary!
Wonderful selection! Congratulations to the winners!
Upvoted and resteemed!

Congrats to all the winners. Now I'm hungry *drool

I really like the week's selection! Congrats to all those featured! :)

@jamtaylor, the quality of photographs is astonishing. These steemian are extremely talented and also intimidating to newbies like me. Some might even be professional photograpbers, looking at the sophistication in the photos.

Thank you for your contest that aims to bring these talents to lime light. Perhaps I will throw my hat in the ring. But first I need to search for a celebration in my town. Or create one !!! 😊

This is a great idea. Thanks will be participating for sure.

Congrats all winners! Time goes so fast. I meant to do some shots for this but never got around to it. Very high standard anyway!

Interesting! 🙃

Second place! I'm absolutely thrilled, @gringalicious! Thank you so very much! :)
And @jamtaylor, thank you for the wonderful opportunity to participate in your contest! Truly appreciate it! :) Congrats to all winners... And thanks to everybody for your kind wishes!

Fantastic photos - the colours are brilliant & all the dishes looked delicious 🍒 🍓 - well done to the winners!

Feeling really honoured to be on the Honorable Mentions! Thanks @jamtaylor and @gringalicious ! You made my day!

So very good taste

upvoted and resteemed

congrats all , these were some mouth watering pics

Congratulations to all the winners.Very good pictures!!!!

Thank you very much for selecting my photo! :)

Congrats to all the winners.

Upvoted and resteemed ... A subject about mountains would be nice :)

So amazing photos!!

Wow...this is cool :))

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