PhotographyCorner.com 2012 Photograph of the Year: Sponsors

The PhotographyCorner.com 2012 Photograph of the Year contest is proud to have the following companies as sponsors:

LaserSoft Imaging Lead Sponsor: LaserSoft Imaging is renowned worldwide as a pioneer in the field of scanner and imaging software – both in the area of private and professional usage. The core product SilverFast manages to regularly come up with advanced technical innovations. LaserSoft Imaging also produces very high quality targets for IT8 color calibration.
Website: SilverFast.com
 
AFT Contest Sponsor: Founded in 2001, Atech Flash Technology, Inc. (AFT) began by producing the world's first 3.5" drive bay multiple flash card reader. Products began evolving into Media card readers, USB drives, and Apple accessories. We build our products focusing on performance, pricing and reliability.
Website: AtechFlash.com
 
AKVIS Contest Sponsor: AKVIS specializes in development of image processing software and scientific research. The company was founded in 2004 by IT professionals having considerable experience in programming and software development. Since then the company has released 17 successful programs.
Website: Akvis.com
 
Canvas4Life Contest Sponsor: Canvas4Life.com is a premier photo-to-canvas service provider. Simply upload your photos or other digital images to our system, select from many of the free options and in 3-5 business days receive a professional, gallery-wrapped canvas print! Regular shipping is always free! Photographers, Interior Decorators, Professional Artists can also apply for our PRO discount program. Available in the United States, United Kingdom and France only.
Website: Canvas4Life.com
 
ChromaLuxe Contest Sponsor: ChromaLuxe is the world’s leading brand manufacturer of high definition sublimatable photo panels. Through the dye sublimation process, images are infused directly into specially coated metal, wood and table top photo panels turning any image into a vibrant decorative focal point for your home. Manufacturer of the highest-quality metal photo panels in the industry, ChromaLuxe is the preferred supplier for professional photographic labs and digital print providers and the choice of professional photographers looking for the most vibrant display options for their artwork.
Website: ChromaLuxe.com
 
Cotton Carrier Contest Sponsor: The Cotton Carrier Camera System was created by photographer Andy Cotton Chamberlayne. In his dual careers as a successful landscape photographer and prominent Special Effects Coordinator for the motion picture industry, Andy recognized the need for a more comfortable, secure and efficient way to carry a heavy SLR camera. The Cotton Carrier works with any SLR, Point & Shoot, or Video Camera using the standard 1/4" tripod mount system, with any camera and lens size combination.
Website: CottonCarrier.com
 
Creative Motion Design Contest Sponsor: Spectacular websites for photographers! Create a new website in under an hour. It's easy and fun! With our powerful website admin it takes just a few minutes to upload photos, edit text and more; keeping your portfolio fresh and up-to-date. Moblie and tablet compatible!
Website: CreativeMotionDesign.com
 
Digital Film Tools Contest Sponsor: Digital Film Tools brings together the unbeatable combination of superior software designers, motion picture visual effects veterans, video editors and photographers. Add three Emmy Awards and experience in creating visual effects for hundreds of feature films, commercials and television shows and you have a recipe for success. The understanding of photography, film and video editing, and in particular visual effects, allows us to design productive and highly specialized software. Software that is useful as well as easy to use. Our products stand up to the rigors of production and are the culmination of many years of experience.
Website: DigitalFilmTools.com
 
Full Color, Inc. Contest Sponsor: Full Color Inc. is a professional photo lab providing the highest level of personal service to photographers looking for innovative products at competitive prices. Our professional photo printing services meet the highest quality in the industry, for a variety of services, from photo printing to press, fine art and metal printing.
Website: FullColor.com
 
Sunbounce Contest Sponsor: Sunbounce Reflectors are best in class photographic reflectors for photography and motion picture. They are solid, rigid, and collapse down to easily transportable sizes.
Website: Sunbounce.com
 
Phlearn Contest Sponsor: Phlearn is an online community and educational center designed to provide the skills, confidence and encouragement for creative people to pursue their dreams, overcome their fears, and live their passions. Phlearn provides the best Photoshop tutorials on the web and teaches the conceptual creative process from start to final image. Phlearn.com has over 400 free educational episodes, and over 11,000 of our advanced Phlearn Pro Tutorials have been sold. We work to connect the Pros with amateurs to show how successful photographers have gotten to where they are today.
Website: Phlearn.com
 
Photo Flash Drive Contest Sponsor: Photoflashdrive.com is an offshoot of Pexagon Technology catering specifically to Pro-Photographers. We know many of you prefer Custom Flash Drives to DVDs to deliver images to clients and we offer customization of the drives to accentuate your personal style. We offer USB flash drives & unique beautiful packaging – all customized with your design or logo at no additional charge & no minimum order quantity. When you shop through Photoflashdrive.com you will receive an automatic professional discount. Excellent Customer Service is our specialty, we have many satisfied & repeat customers!
Website: PhotoFlashDrive.com
 
SmugMug Contest Sponsor: SmugMug, your photos look better here. A father and son team founded the company in 2002. Since then SmugMug has continued to stay a private family owned business, profitable and debt free. Every subscription comes with unlimited storage with no ads surrounding any photo. "White-glove" is the best way to describe SmugMug's customer service. SmugMug believes in taking care of our customers. Real people, real photographers are always available to assist customer's every need 365/24/7. SmugMug provides all the necessary tools and functionality for privacy and security of each priceless photo. For added security each photo is saved multiple times in multiple data centers around the country, making it truly the "Fort Knox" for photos.
Website: SmugMug.com
 
SnapKnot Contest Sponsor: SnapKnot is dedicated to helping engaged couples find their perfect wedding photographer and helping photographers book more weddings. SnapKnot enables brides and grooms to find their perfect photographer via a photocentric, clean design, easy-to-use search tools, and an active community across social media channels. Photographers can choose any of four membership levels - all month-to-month with the flexibility to change or cancel at any time. No commissions for bookings. Learn more about what SnapKnot has to offer photographers.
Website: SnapKnot.com
 
thinkTANK Photo Contest Sponsor: Think Tank Photo is a group of designers and professional photographers focused on studying how photographers work, and developing inventive new carrying solutions to meet their needs. By focusing on "speed" and "accessibility," they prepare photographers to Be Ready "Before The Moment," allowing them to capture those historic moments that reflect their personal visions and artistic talents. For some companies, it is only about the product. For them, it is more: It is about supporting photographers doing their job. If Think Tank can design products that help photographers travel easier, take pictures faster, and organize their gear more efficiently, then they will have accomplished something beyond the bags themselves. As a special offer to members of PhotographerCorner, when you order $50 or more of Think Tank gear online, at checkout you will be able to select a product to receive for free!
Website: ThinkTankPhoto.com
 
Topaz Labs Contest Sponsor: Topaz Labs develops powerful image enhancement software designed to help photographers quickly achieve the most common creative and corrective post processing tasks. The powerful and easy-to-use tools use the the most advanced technology currently available. Users can quickly enhance their digital images with flexible adjustments that are easy to apply and customize.
Website: TopazLabs.com
 
Yervant Contest Sponsor: Yervant is internationally renowned as "The Most Influential Wedding Photographer of Our Times" and the recipient of the highest accolade "Lifetime Achievement Award" WPPI 2009. He is esteemed as the father of innovation and setting of new trends both in style and also technology in professional wedding photography internationally. He has a boutique studio based in Melbourne Australia from where his team offer professional wedding photography services throughout the world.
Website: Yervant.com