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Fan Photography Challenge Grand Prize and Fan Favorite Winners

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We are proud to announce the Grand Prize winner and the Fan Favorite winner for our first Fan Photography Challenge. For the last seven weeks, a new theme was presented to our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram community and they were able to participate by submitting or voting on photos for a chance to win prizes. Read more on our blog post, Announcing the Fan Photography Challenge.

The top photos from each theme were included in our “Fan Favorite and Grand Prize Winner” Contest. Our guest judge, Rick Sammon, was asked to select a Grand Prize winner who walks away with a $1,000 gift card to use on while the Fan Favorite, voted on by the BorrowLenses community, will receive a $500 gift card to use on We’d like to extend a thanks to all of our finalists and offer a big congratulations to our winners below.

Grand Prize Winner – $1000 Gift Certificate

Max Cheung – Sunset Shot at the Salton Sea. – Arcadia

Fan Favorite Winner – $500 Gift Certificate

Szilard Janko – In Venice the streets are made of water. Canon 7D ISO 100 f/3.5 1/40 sec. – Hallandale


We also want to thank our guest judge, Rick Sammon, who helped in selecting our Grand Prize winner. Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, has published 36 paper books, including Secrets of HDR Photography, Exploring the Light, and Digital Photography Secrets. He also has a number of apps on the iTunes App store for photographers. Rick, who has photographed in over 100 countries around the world, gives more than two-dozen photography workshops (including private workshops) and presentations around the world each year. Rick co-founded the Digital Photography Experience with Juan Pons. DPE is on-line digital photography learning center that offers podcasts and articles and more.
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  • Josh says:

    That was fun .. my first contest I took 5th place .. I can complain

  • Kristen Pelletier says:

    Your picture is still my favorite. Congrats on top five! You should be proud ;)

  • Jimmy Arcade says:

    Congrats to the winners!

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