2015 Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards


thingsthatihaveseen

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 20:16
Hi all... as John (JVS) has very kindly mentioned in a thread elsewhere on here, was very chuffed to find out that one of my pics, "Rainbow Falls", has just been awarded the Adobe Prize at the 2015 Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards. The photograph was taken at Kisdon Force near Muker in the Yorkshire Dales in late spring of this year, with the K3 and DA 17-70. This is the first year that Adobe have awarded a prize, and is their pick of the photographs shortlisted in the "Your View" section of the competition... it appeared alongside some of the other finalists in the centre spread of today's Guardian newspaper.




As ever the standard is extremely high, so am pretty delighted really... Mark LJ has, as ever, got a number of photographs into the finals (4 or 5 I think, which is an extraordinary achievement)... not sure if any were taken on his K5, or if anybody else from here has made it though this year, but big congrats to him, and to anyone else that has...

I think this year's exhibition runs at Waterloo Station in London from November 23rd (entry is free), so do drop by and have a look if you're passing through and have a spare few minutes... full results at http://www.take-a-view.co.uk/2015-award-winners/.

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Bill

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McGregNi

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 20:22
Brilliant result, well done indeed! It's a shining example of that style ('thing' ) and a worthy winning entry! No shortage of sparkle either Superb to see a Pentax photographer at the top.
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Gwyn

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 20:32
When I saw this on a website I wondered if it was yours. Congratulations!

K10D

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 21:21
As above. Very well done. Congratulations.

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Nigelk

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 21:29
Excellent! Great achievement and I really like the photograph, a worthy award winner. I have tried to capture similar shots without success, I will have to redouble my efforts.

davidstorm

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 21:54
Brilliant Bill, a great image that is well worthy of the win. Please keep it up, keep challenging us to aspire to the standards you set .

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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 21:59
A marvellous achievement. My favourite genre.
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swarf

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 22:16
Very well done - what a beautiful image.

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CMW

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 22:38
I didn't get round to opening the paper until this evening, and there in the centre spread instantly recognised your 'Rainbow Falls'. A wonderful shot that richly deserves its win. The shutter speed is just right to get that sometimes elusive balance between detail and abstraction.

What is the technical story behind the shot? Is the lighting solely natural? Did you adjust the colour balance in pp? Of course you may want to keep these things to yourself. Every photographer is entitled to a degree of mystery.

Congratulations on the result.

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andymat

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 22:40
Superb image - Congratulations.
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davidtrout

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 23:22
What can I add to all the praise above other than to say congratulations - its so well deserved.
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richandfleur

Link Posted 19/10/2015 - 23:45
Excellent work, well done!

davidwozhere

Link Posted 20/10/2015 - 00:10
I seem to recall a series of these a while back - they were all wonderful to look at. Well done!
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Blythman

Link Posted 20/10/2015 - 07:22
Congratulations Bill. Very well deserved.
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DOIK

Link Posted 20/10/2015 - 07:59
Well done Bill.

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