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Voting Open for Contest Corner Challenge #116 - The Great Outdoors

The voting period for Contest Corner Challenge #116: The Great Outdoors is here! So be sure to check out the entries in the CCC #116: The Great Outdoors.

The sponsor for this is month’s contest is Stealth Gear: If you are looking for professional outdoor photography clothing, photography hides or wildlife watching supplies that can match your experiences as a photographer or outdoor enthusiast then look no further. At Stealth Gear, their products are carefully designed by photographers for photographers, ensuring that our designs are not only purpose specific, but they are hardwearing and affordable.!

Browse through the entries in the CCC#116: The Great Outdoors Photo Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Mon, 2015–06–22 13:49

Gems wins SECOND consecutive Photo of the Month Contest!

May 2015 Photograph of the Month here are the finally tallies - check out the voting results! Sabine (Gems) won her Second POTM Contest in a row!

The contest was sponsored by Spider Holster Spider Camera Holster designs and manufactures the most innovative camera carrying solutions. We develop free upper body and “carry & shoot from the hip” camera holster solutions for all photographers.. Since Sabine is a Premiere Member, she will have receive the Spider Holster Pro!

Make sure to drop by the award thread to check out a larger version of Sabine’s winning photograph, and to congratulate her on his second Photograph of the Month victory!

Posted by JAshley on Mon, 2015–06–22 13:10

Premiere Projects

Premiere Projects

Premiere Project #197 Voting - The Automobile voting ends June 14th, so be sure to vote!

Premiere Project #198 Submit your entry now! - Children’s Toys submit your entry by Sunday June 21st.

If you are not a Premiere Member , why not become a Premiere Member today?

Posted by JAshley on Fri, 2015–06–12 21:15
Categories: General News

Contest Corner #116 - Great Outdoors Sponsored by Stealth Gear!

Contest Corner Challenge #116 - The Great Outdoors ending soon! (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Monday, June 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Stealth Gear: If you are looking for professional outdoor photography clothing, photography hides or wildlife watching supplies that can match your experiences as a photographer or outdoor enthusiast then look no further. At Stealth Gear, our products are carefully designed by photographers for photographers, ensuring that our designs are not only purpose specific, but they are hardwearing and affordable.

Posted by JAshley on Fri, 2015–06–12 13:37

Vote for May 2015 Photograph of the Month!

Sponsor: Spider Holster - Spider Camera Holster designs and manufactures the most innovative camera carrying solutions. We develop free upper body and “carry & shoot from the hip” camera holster solutions for all photographers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Spider Holster Pro from Spider Holster. Spider Holster is all about agility, speeding up workflow, and reducing stress on you, the photographer. Made by photographers and for photographers, the SpiderPro Holster gives you the most comfortable and secure way to carry your camera. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Browse through the entries in the May 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Monday, June 15th, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Mon, 2015–06–08 13:14

Spider Holster Sponsors May Photograph of the Month

Sponsor: Spider Holster - Spider Camera Holster designs and manufactures the most innovative camera carrying solutions. We develop free upper body and “carry & shoot from the hip” camera holster solutions for all photographers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Spider Holster Pro (Valued at $135) from Spider Holster. The SpiderPro Camera Holster is designed to take the weight of your pro gear away from your upper body and put it at your waist- the most ergonomic place to carry heavy gear. The Holster system lets your camera hang safely at your hip when you’re not shooting, and quick-draw to an active shooting position as soon as you’re ready to catch the shot. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–05–27 22:26

Only a few days left...Vote for April Photograph of the Month!

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Browse through the entries in the April 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 23rd, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–05–20 21:19

Vote now for April Photograph of the Month!

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Browse through the entries in the April 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 1st, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–05–12 12:52

Voting Open for Contest Corner Challenge #115

The voting period for Contest Corner Challenge #115: Fleeting Moments is here! So be sure to check out the entries in the CCC #115: Fleeting Moments Gallery.

The sponsor for this is month’s contest is Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile. The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made the Peak Design Clutch!

Browse through the entries in the CCC#115: Fleeting Moments Photo Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 1st, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–04–16 13:13

Sticky Albums Sponsors April Photograph of the Month

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Posted by JAshley on Sun, 2015–04–12 14:47

Submit Your Entry Now for Contest Corner Challenge #115!

Contest Corner Challenge #115 - Fleeting Moments ending soon! (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Prize: The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design - Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made Peak Design - Clutch.

Description: The theme for this month’s contest is “Fleeting Moments”. Capture that moment in time, when everything is perfect in the world…even if just for a “Fleeting Moment”.

READ BEFORE ENTERING: Before entering a photograph, be sure to read the guidelines and submission requirements listed here: Contest Corner Rules & Regulations. Any photographs submitted that do not adhere to these guidelines will be rejected and sent back. Please make sure the photograph is taken during the contest period.

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–04–08 21:41

Vote For March Photograph of the Month

Voting Thread: Vote for the March 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Ends: approximately 12:30am EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (4:30am GMT).

Sponsor: Topaz Labs Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Topaz Labs Complete Collection from Topaz Labs. The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Gallery: March 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery


CAST YOUR VOTE HERE

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–04–07 17:57
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Red River Paper - Spring Fling (20% off)

If you’ve been around the Corner for a couple of years, you know that Red River Paper has been one of the most popular sponsors around the Corner. They sponsor contests, do giveaways and promotions, and even write articles for the Corner Resource Center.

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–31 12:18
Categories: Photo Printing

The Corner's Best of the Net - Caves

Soong Dong Cave in Vietnam
Photo Credit: John Spies

Giant Crystal Cave of Mexico
Photo Credit: Carsten Peter

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–03–25 10:45
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Win Peak Design Straps by entering Contest Corner Challenge #115!

Here are all the details (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Prize: The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design - Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made Peak Design - Clutch.

Description: The theme for this month’s contest is “Fleeting Moments”. Capture that moment in time, when everything is perfect in the world…even if just for a “Fleeting Moment”.

READ BEFORE ENTERING: Before entering a photograph, be sure to read the guidelines and submission requirements listed here: Contest Corner Rules & Regulations. Any photographs submitted that do not adhere to these guidelines will be rejected and sent back. Please make sure the photograph is taken during the contest period.

Posted by JAshley on Fri, 2015–03–20 22:33

Spicoli Wins Contest Corner Challenge #114

Contest Corner Challenge #114: WinterThe Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter was extremely close this month so thanks to everyone who voted - check out the voting results!

This month’s Contest Corner Challenge was sponsored by TopazLabs: Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers. ! Carl will receive a one plug-in of their choice from the Topaz Labs Complete Collection! The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast.

Make sure to drop by the award thread to check out a larger version of Carl’s winning photograph, and to congratulate him on his Contest Corner Challenge victory!

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–03–19 10:33

Anjin_Nav Captures Second Consecutive Photograph of the Month!

February 2015 Photograph of the MonthThe February 2015 Photograph of the Month voting was extremely close - check out the voting results! Tim (Anjin_nav) won his Second POTM Contest in a row!

The contest was sponsored by BumbleJax is at the forefront of modern photographic display techniques and works with many pro photographers all over the world to produce gallery quality art on acrylic, bamboo and raw aluminum. They are one of the few companies in the US who offer the same acrylic face mount technique Peter Lik uses to produce stunning, vibrant displays. BUMBLEJAX is a outstanding company with a well established reputation that provides superior products accompanied with phenomenal customer service. Since Tim is a Premiere Member, he will have receive a $400 Gift Certificate from BumbleJax!

Make sure to drop by the award thread to check out a larger version of Tims’s winning photograph, and to congratulate him on his second Photograph of the Month victory!

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–17 14:53

Cast your vote for Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter

PrintPlace The voting period for Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter is quickly approaching so be sure to check out the entries in the CCC #114: Winter.

The sponsor for this is month’s contest is TopazLabs: Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers. The winner will receive a one plug-in of their choice from the Topaz Labs Complete Collection! The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast.

Browse through the entries in the CCC#114: Winter Photo Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–03–12 10:48

Voting ends soon for February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Thread: Vote for the February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Ends: approximately 12:30am EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (4:30am GMT).

Sponsor: BUMBLEJAX is at the forefront of modern photographic display techniques and works with many pro photographers all over the world to produce gallery quality art on acrylic, bamboo and raw aluminum. They are one of the few companies in the US who offer the same acrylic face mount technique Peter Lik uses to produce stunning, vibrant displays. BUMBLEJAX is a outstanding company with a well established reputation that provides superior products accompanied with phenomenal customer service.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a $400 Gift Certificate from BUMBLEJAX. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Gallery: February 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery


CAST YOUR VOTE HERE

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–03–11 11:00

Joy of a Fish Eye Lens

From Bryan Peterson School of Photography: this is the latest installment in a nine part series of tutorials to help you improve your photography skills! To enroll in the world’s #1 online photography school Bryan Peterson School of Photography is now offering all our members a discount! To enroll in a photography course click the banner below and use the Promo Code: PhotoCorner for a 10% discount!

The Joy of a Fish Eye Lens

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–10 15:09
Categories: Tutorials
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