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ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 3 July 2021

ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 3 July 2021

Find out who has won a 32GB MicroSD card with SD adapter courtesy of Samsung in our latest Daily competition challenges.

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Boats

© BydoR9

 

Winner!

The latest winners of our popular daily photography competition which takes place in our forums have been chosen and congratulations go to BydoR9 (Day 20 –Repetitive Patterns) who wins a Samsung 32GB Micro SD card courtesy of Samsung. This class 10 UHS 1 Grade U1 card offers read speeds 95MB/s and write speeds of 20MB/s. There’s a 10-year warranty included, and the card comes with Samsung’s 4-proof technology: water, X-ray, Magnet and temperature. The included SD adapter allows you to use the card across multiple devices.

 

Daily Competition Runners-Up

If you didn’t win this time, keep uploading your images to the daily competition forum for another chance to win! If you’re new to the Daily Competition, you can find out more about it in the Daily Competition Q&A. Please note that due to the current situation, there will be a delay in sending prizes out. 

 Well done to our latest runners-up, too, whose images you can take a look at below. 

 

Day 16

Interesting Angles

Roar

 

Day 17

Waterfall Close-Ups

 

Day 18

Close-Up Faces

 

Day 19

Stone Circles

Standing Stones

 

Day 21

Beach Huts

Beach Hut Sail

 

Day 22

Carnival Photography

 

Another Prize To Be Won

You’ll find the Daily Competitions, along with other great photo competitions, over in our Forum where you can win great prizes and see the latest daily photo contests. Open to all levels of photographer, you’re sure to find a photography competition that you can enter. Why not share details of competitions with our community? POTW winners also receive a Samsung memory card but this memory card is an EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with SD Adapter. To be in with a chance of winning, simply upload an image to our Gallery

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A Beautiful Capture Of Llyn Padarn Lake Has Won Our ‘Photo Of The Week’ Title

A Beautiful Capture Of Llyn Padarn Lake Has Won Our 'Photo Of The Week' Title

Stunning sunrise colours surrounding a lone tree on the edge of Llyn Padarn Lake has been crowned our ‘Photo of the Week’ winner.

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Llyn Padarn Lake, Llanberis North Wales

 

A sunrise landscape captured in North Wales that’s full of beautiful colours and plenty of interest has won ePHOTOzine’s ‘Photo of the Week’ (POTW) accolade. 

When you have a lake, beautiful surroundings, a single tree and a cracking sunrise bursting with colour you know you’re onto a landscape winner and site member J_Tom has done exactly that with his capture titled ‘Llyn Padarn Lake, Llanberis North Wales‘.

The sharpness and clarity from the tree in front right through to the mountains in the background is superb as is the perfect reflection of the land in the lake. The foreground detail pulls you into the image, guiding the eye to the back of the shot where the beautiful light grasps your attention. The composition is excellent as are the colours in the sky which are inviting and, quite simply, just lovely to look at. 

We love this shot of Llyn Padarn Lake. In fact, it’s really made us want to visit with our cameras! 

All of our POTW winners receive a Samsung EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with an SD Adapter courtesy of Samsung. To be in with a chance of becoming our next POTW winner, simply upload an image to our gallery where you’ll also find all of our past POTW winners.

Plus, going forward, we will also announce a new ‘Photo of the Year’ winner who’ll win a Samsung Portable SSD T7. Each POTW winner, 52 in total, will then have their image shared in a new POTW forum where, in January 2022, we will ask you all to hit the ‘like’ button on your favourite images. Then, the ePHOTOzine team will count up the likes and our first ‘Photo of the Year’ winner will be announced.

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ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 2 July 2021

ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 2 July 2021

Find out who has won a 32GB MicroSD card with SD adapter courtesy of Samsung in our latest Daily competition challenges.

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Building

 

Winner!

The latest winners of our popular daily photography competition which takes place in our forums have been chosen and congratulations go to jimlad (Day 09 – Skyscrapers) who wins a Samsung 32GB Micro SD card courtesy of Samsung. This class 10 UHS 1 Grade U1 card offers read speeds 95MB/s and write speeds of 20MB/s. There’s a 10-year warranty included, and the card comes with Samsung’s 4-proof technology: water, X-ray, Magnet and temperature. The included SD adapter allows you to use the card across multiple devices.

 

Daily Competition Runners-Up

If you didn’t win this time, keep uploading your images to the daily competition forum for another chance to win! If you’re new to the Daily Competition, you can find out more about it in the Daily Competition Q&A. Please note that due to the current situation, there will be a delay in sending prizes out. 

 Well done to our latest runners-up, too, whose images you can take a look at below. 

 

Day 08

Panoramas

Late Autumn in Scotland

 

Day 10

Fast

 

Day 11

Verticle Lines

 

Day 12

Signs

 

Day 13

Out Of Focus

 

Day 14

Summer Trees

Lake Jasna - Slovenia

 

Day 15

Street Photography

 

Another Prize To Be Won

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topsyrm’s latest blog : 52 for 2021 week 29

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52 for 2021 Week 29

25 Jul 2021 10:19AM  
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This week’s jaunt took in the Prehistoric Stone Rows at Merrivale then we climbed Kings Tor before moving on to the hidden jewel that is Swelltor Quarries before moving on to the more popular Foggintor Quarries.

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We parked at the Rundlestone car park (the copse in the distance in the photo above) which is surrounded by trees that gave us some welcome shade given the day was one of the hottest so far this year.

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We set off for the Stone Rows, Vixen and Pew Tor can be seen in the distance.

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From here we headed out to Kings Tor, Kings Tor has a lot of Clitter surrounding it and the route up was…… interesting.

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The Clitter was home to several birds, Wheatears mainly.

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Kings Tor itself had some interesting Rock Formations.

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As have many of the Dartmoor Tors Kings Tor has a lone tree.

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On this trip I was also carrying an old Yashica TLR loaded with Kodak Tri-X so I shot the tree on film.

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From Kings Tor we set off for Swelltor Quarries a proper hidden gem.

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But popular with Climbers.

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It has the remains of the old Mine Captains house still distinguishable.

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Swelltor Quarries are bigger than the map gives credit for with several “annexes”

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And a water feature.

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From here we headed over to Foggintor Quarries which is a much more known of and popular spot with easy access from the car park nearer Princetown.

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There were several groups of people BBQs Tents swimming the whole package for a hot summer’s day, it was difficult to find shots not full of people.

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Foggintor also has it’s ruined Captains house right next to the approach track.

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I took the opportunity to shoot it on film as well. Yashica and Tri-X.

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Foggintor had it’s share of birdlife, again mostly Wheatears (there were Stonechats but they wouldn’t pose for me).

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Oh and the ubiquitous Dartmoor Ponies were abundant.

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From here we wended our way back to the cars.

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The way back started easy along the Foggintor track.

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Once we passed Yellowmead Farm the going got a bit rougher.

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Water features were abundant as we crossed the rough ground.

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That’s all for this week folks.

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A Photo Of Old Wooden Boats Bathed In Golden Light Wins ‘Photo of the Week’

A Photo Of Old Wooden Boats Bathed In Golden Light Wins 'Photo of the Week'

A sunrise landscape captured in Salen on the Isle of Mull, Scotland, has won ePHOTOzine’s ‘Photo of the Week’ accolade.

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Gold Relics Squared

 

A beautiful landscape captured just after sunrise in Scotland that merges golden light with low overhanging cloud and rain has won ePHOTOzine’s ‘Photo of the Week’ (POTW) title. 

The image titled ‘Gold Relics Squared‘ was shot by hwatt and ePHOTOzine loves the colours, processing and have we mentioned the light that’s in this image. The shapes and texture of the boats really stand out thanks to the lovely light highlighting them against the moody, soft and overcast background. 

The colour palette and hues are excellent as is the composition which allows your eyes to soak up the old boats before exploring the rest of the scene which has a subtle mood to it that gives the image an almost painterly feel. 

It’s an image you can take a deep breath in front of and feel very calm, almost tranquil, and we’re very happy to have awarded it our POTW. 

All of our POTW winners receive a Samsung EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with an SD Adapter courtesy of Samsung. To be in with a chance of becoming our next POTW winner, simply upload an image to our gallery where you’ll also find all of our past POTW winners.

Plus, going forward, we will also announce a new ‘Photo of the Year’ winner who’ll win a Samsung Portable SSD T7. Each POTW winner, 52 in total, will then have their image shared in a new POTW forum where, in January 2022, we will ask you all to hit the ‘like’ button on your favourite images. Then, the ePHOTOzine team will count up the likes and our first ‘Photo of the Year’ winner will be announced.

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topsyrm’s latest blog : 52 for 2021 week 28

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52 for 2021 Week 28

18 Jul 2021 10:16AM  
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This week we set off for a proper Dartmoor honey-pot, Haytor and Haytor Quarry but via Saddle Tor.
Just past Saddle Tor is a rocky outcrop close to Emsworthy Mire that I have seen named as Emsworthy Tor but it isn’t marked on the map. It has a spectacular lone tree.

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Haytor is a very distinctive Tor, rarely seen without people on it.

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We set off up Saddle Tor from the South Car Park, a relatively easy ramble to the top.

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The views on the way up are quite spectacular.

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From the top of Saddle Tor you can see Haytor.

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But that was for later, the first objective was the Emsworthy Tor tree which is between Saddle Tor and Holwell Tor.

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Saddle Tor gives some really nice 360 degree views.

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It also has some nice rock formations.

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And a Dartmoor Letterbox (2 actually) so if you are a Dartmoor Letterboxer skip the next photo although you’d have to be blind to miss these.

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After Saddle Tor we headed for “Emsworthy Tor” and that tree.

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On the way we passed some interesting rock formations.

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As we approached “Emsworthy Tor” we saw evidence of the old Quarrying that was intensive in this area.

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A popular subject of many a photographer (including Mrs Topsy).

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And then there was that tree.

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Not just a tree fest, “Emsworthy Tor” had it’s own rock formations worthy of pointing a camera at.

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We turned our attention to Haytor Quarry, on the way saw this small pond (large puddle) with the view of Haytor in the background.

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A Pony was grazing on the bank.

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From here we picked up the old Quarry Tramway.

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Which eventually took us to the main Quarry.

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Haytor Quarry is worth a visit to spend some time there, there is so much to see we didn’t really have enough time to get it all in (we will re-visit).

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There are several old Quarrying artefacts there.

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There was an abundance of wildlife in the quarry amongst the Lillypads.

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And birds.

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So cute I shot it twice.

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We left the Quarry via the main entrance and headed towards Haytor.

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And saw these Sheep “grazing”.

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Our way back to the car took in the main Tor that is Haytor.

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And the view from the other side.

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We were soon able to see the rest of our route back via Saddle Tor.

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And we closed the ground quickly.

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Saddle Tor still had a couple of surprises though, some nice rock formations that we had missed outbound.

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And of course some Ponies.

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That’s all for this week folks.

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Grungy Ballerina Captured In Black & White Wins ‘Photo Of The Week’

Grungy Ballerina Captured In Black & White Wins 'Photo Of The Week'

A black and white portrait full of storytelling and great light has won ePHOTOzine’s ‘Photo of the Week’ accolade.

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Betty at Crossness - 4

 

A female model captured in beautiful light in an unusual setting has been crowned our ‘Photo of the Week’ (POTW) winner on ePHOTOzine. 

ePz member TornadoTys went to an event at Crossness Pumping station where he was given the opportunity to photograph the lovely Betty who you see sat posed in our POTW winning shot. 

We love the light in this image which ensures all focus falls on the model with detail in everything from the laces in her boots to the lashes framing her eyes sharp. The framing is excellent as it the mono treatment applied to the shot. We also like the stories you can create in your mind with ourselves thinking, perhaps, she could be a dancer taking a break or someone who shuns the norm, choosing to perform in an old pumping station in biker boots rather than on a stage in Ballet shoes. 

All of our POTW winners receive a Samsung EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with an SD Adapter courtesy of Samsung. To be in with a chance of becoming our next POTW winner, simply upload an image to our gallery where you’ll also find all of our past POTW winners.

Plus, going forward, we will also announce a new ‘Photo of the Year’ winner who’ll win a Samsung Portable SSD T7. Each POTW winner, 52 in total, will then have their image shared in a new POTW forum where, in January 2022, we will ask you all to hit the ‘like’ button on your favourite images. Then, the ePHOTOzine team will count up the likes and our first ‘Photo of the Year’ winner will be announced. 

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topsyrm’s latest blog : 52 for 2021 week 27

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52 for 2021 Week 27

11 Jul 2021 10:16AM  
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Once again we set off on a Photowalk on Dartmoor with “changeable” weather (normal for Dartmoor). Our main objectives were the stone cross known as Windy Post then on to Pew Tor for a lunch stop before heading over to the notorious Vixen Tor.

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We parked at Pork Hill car park just South of Cox Tor (free) arriving just as the rain was leaving.

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This car park has great views over the West edge of the Moor.

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We set off South in search of the much photographed Windy Post which is an ancient and rugged granite cross on the North side of Feather Tor.

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The heavy clouds in the distance gave some indication of what Dartmoor had in store for us.

Once across the Leat and up the hill a bit we crested Feather Tor to see our first view of Pew Tor in the distance.

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Feather Tor, whilst not a significant Tor, has some interesting rock formations worthy of photographing.

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Once through the rocks we see again Pew Tor in the distance.

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Pew Tor has some interesting rock formations as well.

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From the top of Pew Tor you can see Bodmin Moor in Cornwall on a good day.

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As well as the Church on Brentor which is on the extreme West of the National Park.

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We had lunch sheltering in the rocks on Pew Tor surrounded by the strange facelike rock formations.

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Pew Tor has also a Dartmoor Letterbox (look away if you are a Letterboxer) that is not particularly well hidden.

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As we moved away from Pew Tor I looked back and saw cloud formations that reminded me of the old Smoke Signals from the 1970’s Western Films.

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On route to Vixen Tor we came across this small pond/large puddle.

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Just after the pond we caught our first sight of Vixen Tor and more heavy clouds.

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More shots of Vixen Tor………. and a Pony.

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As we moved away from Vixen Tor I looked back and the light on the Tor was really spooky it looked like the spirit of the Tor was surrounding it with a skull just behind it.

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But it didn’t seem to bother the wildlife (first time I’ve seen a Pheasant on the open Moor).

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Now we were heading back to the Car Park but not before negotiating some rather wet ground.

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We passed more Ponies.

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We got rained on a bit going back to the car by this.

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But that paled into insignificance when this arrived just as we got back to the car.

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That’s all for this week folks.

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ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 1 July 2021

ePHOTOzine Daily Competition Challenge Winners Week 1 July 2021

Find out who has won a 32GB MicroSD card with SD adapter courtesy of Samsung in our latest Daily competition challenges.

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Underwater photography

© kaybee

 

Winner!

The latest winners of our popular daily photography competition which takes place in our forums have been chosen and congratulations go to kaybee (Day 02 – Underwater) who wins a Samsung 32GB Micro SD card courtesy of Samsung. This class 10 UHS 1 Grade U1 card offers read speeds 95MB/s and write speeds of 20MB/s. There’s a 10-year warranty included, and the card comes with Samsung’s 4-proof technology: water, X-ray, Magnet and temperature. The included SD adapter allows you to use the card across multiple devices.

 

Daily Competition Runners-Up

If you didn’t win this time, keep uploading your images to the daily competition forum for another chance to win! If you’re new to the Daily Competition, you can find out more about it in the Daily Competition Q&A. Please note that due to the current situation, there will be a delay in sending prizes out. 

 Well done to our latest runners-up, too, whose images you can take a look at below. 

 

Day 01

Villages & Towns

 

Day 03

Beachcomb

Seaweed

 

Day 04

Any Colour

Sea and sky

 

Day 05

Horizontal Lines

... and gone.

 

Day 06

Culture

 

Day 07

Summer

We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

 

Another Prize To Be Won

You’ll find the Daily Competitions, along with other great photo competitions, over in our Forum where you can win great prizes and see the latest daily photo contests. Open to all levels of photographer, you’re sure to find a photography competition that you can enter. Why not share details of competitions with our community? POTW winners also receive a Samsung memory card but this memory card is an EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with SD Adapter. To be in with a chance of winning, simply upload an image to our Gallery

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Worker Stonechat Photo Wins Photo Of The Week

Worker Stonechat Photo Wins Photo Of The Week

A detailed photo of a female stonechat collecting nesting material, has taken our ‘Photo of the Week’ crown, winning a Samsung memory card. Find out how you can win!

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The Worker By JelFish

A natural looking photo of a “Worker” female stonechat taken by JelFish has won our ‘Photo of the Week’ title on ePHOTOzine.

There’s something magical about this photo, looking at it is both interesting and calming, seeing this female stonechat in a natural environment, collecting material for its nest. The bird is exceptionally detailed and clear and the eyes of the bird are staring at the camera, almost as though she knows she has been spotted. The photo has calming brown and green tones, and the plants give us a glimpse of the sometimes barren environment that the bird lives in.

All of our POTW winners receive a Samsung EVO Plus 64GB MicroSDXC card with an SD Adapter courtesy of Samsung. To be in with a chance of becoming our next POTW winner, simply upload an image to our gallery where you’ll also find all of our past POTW winners.

Plus, going forward, we will also announce a new ‘Photo of the Year’ winner who’ll win a Samsung Portable SSD T7. Each POTW winner, 52 in total, will then have their image shared in a new POTW forum where, in January 2022, we will ask you all to hit the ‘like’ button on your favourite images. Then, the ePHOTOzine team will count up the likes and our first ‘Photo of the Year’ winner will be announced. 

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