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JAshley December 2nd, 2015 09:03 PM

2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Photograph Corner's 2015 Photograph of the Year

With over $8,000 in prizes this year, this is our largest contest for 2015. Stay tuned for further guidelines/details but in the meantime, check out the list of our sponsors below:

Matboard and More (TM) is the number one online retailer for custom matting and frames in the USA. Based out of Atlanta, GA, all our products are 100% Made in USA. We serve artists, photographers and the everyday decorator with fully customized products, available in any size, color and quantity. Order online now at

Simply Color Lab is the leading Pro Only Print Lab in the country. And now they've teamed up with ShootQ, the original studio management system. For a limited time, when you subscribe to ShootQ you'll receive up to 40% off everyday at Simply Color Lab for Life. Yes, you read that right. Start using ShootQ and as long as you are a member you'll get this lab discount. Start a 30 Day free trial today and even save during your free trial. This Software pays for itself in product savings from a company you can trust. Get all the details at Simply Color Lab

The rise of virtualization, the explosion of data creation and the opportunities Cloud services offer are bringing new challenges to maintaining effective backup and disaster recovery programs for critical data.Acronis can help you securely migrate, protect and recover critical data wherever it resides in your physical, virtual or cloud environments. With a Unified Platform and new generation technology, its innovative solutions are designed to ease the management burden and reduce total cost of ownership, while improving your recovery time objectives.

Fotostrap is the camera strap that gives back. With every purchase, Fotostrap donates 10% of proceeds to Fotolanthropy, a non-profit that gives portrait sessions and short films to inspiring people who are overcoming adversity. By choosing Fotostrap, you are directly helping to fund Fotolanthropy! It is because of our Fotostrap customers that Fotolanthropy can continue to give, capture and share inspiring true stories. Learn about this movement by visiting and watch the testimonial video.

Album Exposure at its core, is an online application that improves and streamlines your album workflow with realistic presentation of each album design, ability for quick client feedback, and efficiency in the revision process. In full, AlbumExposure is an all-in-one album process that makes creating, managing, selling, and ordering albums easy and pain free.

Instead of a generic slideshow, a potentially confusing email dialogue, or the time consuming nature of presenting album designs in person, AlbumExposure makes it simple to create a dynamic online presentation for your clients. Have presentations ready within minutes and give your clients an easy and desirable way to review, provide feedback, see revisions, share with others, and approve their final album.

Adorama is more than a camera store – it’s one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio and computer retailers. Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for imaging and consumer electronics. Adorama’s vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix; resources and gear for photographers, filmmakers, production studios, broadcasting and post houses, and recording artists through Adorama Pro; pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company; and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free creative education in online channels such as the popular Adorama TV. Adorama is listed as one of the top five electronics retailers by Consumer Reports, “Best of the Web” by, Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.

Think Tank Photo designs camera bag solutions for working professionals. Our products are born from the collaborative efforts of professional photographers and product designers, working together with a common goal — to create the most inventive and effective solutions for all photographic situations. We go to great lengths to listen to our core customers and translate their feedback in everything we create.

Since 1993, GFIP Holdings LLC has positioned itself as one of the leading developers and manufacturers of educational resources and cutting-edge photography equipment designed to help photographers experience new levels of quality in their work. The legendary LightsphereŽ, recently updated with the LightsphereŽ Collapsible™ Speed Mount (Generation 5), has enabled photographers to create studio-quality lighting effects with very little equipment. GFIP Holdings LLC continues to invent new ways to meet its customers’ changing needs and give amateurs the tools necessary to elevate their photography to the next level. For more information, visit

Tether Tools is a design and manufacturing company providing custom photography equipment and accessories for shooting tethered. We provide the highest quality tethering solutions for professional and enthusiast photographers.You are out shooting everyday and have particular needs. As photographers ourselves, we understand those unique needs and your desire for the best tools available to help get the shot just right – for you and your clients.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality tethering tools for photographers and we stand behind our products by offering a lifetime warranty.

We strive to make the finest photo editing experience you can find. We believe the best products are capable to get out of the way, allow a user to focus on their task at hand, and complete their task painlessly. It's a marriage of technology, usability and overall experience that allows it all to work. To achieve that at Topaz Labs, we work continuously to improve every aspect of our business, from our customer service to our website to our products to the technology that power them. We firmly believe that the only way to create great products is to learn and constantly improve upon them, and so we release many updates that enhance the functionality and usability of the software.

The mission of Peak Design 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. Right now they are helping people better transport and physically manage their cameras, and providing new ways to shoot action video. In the future Peak Design will continue to tackle other pain points that photographers and outdoors enthusiasts face. They believe that wherever you go and whatever you do, your camera should be right there with you.

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 a number of successful programs — standalone applications and Photoshop plugins for Windows and Mac OS X.

Established in 1977 by company founders Dave Sanderson and Steve Kottman, SKB Corporation manufactured its first guitar case in a small Anaheim, California garage. Today, SBK is recognized globally as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of molded polymer transport cases. Vacuum, rotational or injection molded, these cases are engineered to provide protection for equipment utilized by hundreds of companies involved in diverse industries from music and pro-audio products to military, industrial and medical applications. SKB even supplies maximum travel protection for consumer sports and electronics equipment. The familiar SKB logo has symbolized uncompromising quality and unsurpassed durability for three decades.

Blue Horizon Prints are a premium quality seller of canvas prints & photos on canvas. We offer a great variety of canvas art based products such as stretched canvas prints, gallery wrapped or un-stretched Canvas Prints, framed prints as well as archival prints.

Created by a mom tired of carrying around so many bags, Camera Coats allow you to easily bring your camera without the bulk of a camera bag! Camera Coats are not only stylish, but are padded & waterproof so they are the perfect traveling companion for your camera. Whether you are heading out to the park or on the airplane your camera will be ready to go!

This Green Screen Software offers everything you need to do professional Green Screen Special Effects also known as Chroma Key Effects on PC, Mac and iPhone. Are you ready to be a Green Screen Photography Wizard this Christmas? In a world where everyone has a cell phone camera it is harder and harder to impress your clients, family or friends with your photographs. Green Screen Wizard software’s combination of power and ease of use have made it one of the most populate green screen software products. Green Screen Wizard offers you a chance to easily master the almost magical skill of green screen photography.

Lightbox Photography Cards are created by award-winning photographer and graphic designer, Paul Michael Kane. Designed to inspire creativity in other photographers, both beginners and more seasoned shooters, Kane hopes these cards become a well used, well loved tool in your camera bag.Volume One of LightBox Photography Cards will be available in May of 2015 after a successful launch on the popular crowd source funding site, Kickstarter. But you can get Kane's first deck of cards, Foto Grafis, on this site, too. Kane designed this first deck of cards as an introduction to his work - pocket-sized fine art, he calls them.

MannyC December 2nd, 2015 10:17 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Is that $8,000.00 split amongst 1st, 2nd, 3rd, peoples choice lol or all for #1 :shock:

agiledogs December 2nd, 2015 11:06 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Cool and many thanks to our sponsors

Gems December 2nd, 2015 11:44 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Great to see this competition back. Thank you to all the sponsors. :)

cup4tml December 3rd, 2015 08:23 AM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Nice to see the competition back! A great lineup of sponsors, thanks!

Spicoli December 3rd, 2015 01:06 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Great to see this back. Thank you Sponsors.

JAshley December 3rd, 2015 01:44 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Prizes will be awarded for the Top 5 but the Top 3 will get the lion's share.

Gems December 3rd, 2015 03:45 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!

Originally Posted by JAshley (Post 817410)
Prizes will be awarded for the Top 5 but the Top 3 will get the lion's share.


MannyC December 3rd, 2015 09:39 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!

Originally Posted by JAshley (Post 817410)
Prizes will be awarded for the Top 5 but the Top 3 will get the lion's share.

Thanks, thats what I was hoping for, we have quite an array of top level togs here and I just wanted to have a wee bit of a chance of winning some of this swag. Great variety of sponsors and thanks for all you do here.

chellezfotoz December 5th, 2015 10:59 PM

Re: 2015 Photograph of the Year Returns!!
Great to see it back! Thanks sponsors!!!

Not a chance against the greats here but will see what I have. :)

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