Food Photography Winners!

7:05 AM
You all did such a wonderful job this past week with your food photography entries! It was so fun seeing each one come in. (and it made me hungry!) I love that many of you even tried out the tips and techniques that I suggested throughout the week. It's always fun for me to see your progress from what I'm able to teach you.

Let me first announce the 3 honorable mentions...chosen by yours truly. :) First of all, you guys made this a really tough decision. There were SO MANY great entries. I can't tell you how many times I perused the pinterest board trying to make my decision.

So here it no particular order.

Honorable mention #1:
photo taken by Lynn Scales
I really love the shallow depth of field focusing on the texture on the raspberry. And the coloring is spot on. Very nice.

Honorable Mention #2:
Photo taken by: Briana Balsam
First of all the colors in this photos are so beautiful and I think it puts a cool spin on the picture that the the focus is on the stem and not the main part of the eggplant. I'm intrigued. 

Honorable mention #3:
Photo taken by: Diana Samour
Deep purple potatoes? That is just cool in and of itself. But beyond that I enjoy how fresh this photo looks with it's colors and the fact that you can actually see the water dripping off her hands. It makes me want to go out and plant a garden.

Congrats to the 3 of you for each winning a copy of my ebook, The Key to Taking Pictures Like a Professional Photographer! Please send me an email so that I have your correct email address to send the book.

And now the photo with the most votes and winner of this weeks contest is...drum roll please...

Rebeca Price

Congrats, Rebecca! You've just won: my ebook, a 30 minutes phone consultation with me, and a $25 Target gift card!! Email me and I will send your book and Target gift card, and details about the consultation via email.

I just couldn't close out the week without mentioning these 2 photos:

This photo was taken by: Christina Young
On her blog she titled this photo "a Portrait" ha! I love it. I can almost see that zucchini's face!

This photo was taken by: Jennifer Wieckowski
clever photo AND she knitted that sock monkey! talent.

There you have it, the end of week 1! I'm excited for week 2: kids. I've got some good things planned for next week. stay tuned.

Here is a quick question for everyone...would you rather I attach your full name to your photo entry on the pinterest board or leave it blank like I did this week? Thoughts?

One more thing...My Photography workshop in Austin, TX is 2 weeks from today. I have one spot still available... Click here for details. I'd love to meet you! :)


Briana Arlene said...

Wow! Thank you for choosing my eggplant photo as an honorable mention. That is such a compliment given how great of a photography you are! I can't wait to read your e-book :)

Danielle Daws said...

What fabulous entries! I hope to join in on the next challenge!

Lynn said...

Wow, what an awesome surprise to be chosen as one of the honorable mentions on your blog! Thank you, and thank you so much for your e-book gift!!

Rebeca Price said...

YAY!!! can't believe I got most of likes. My pictures is not even close to being so good as the other ones were. I took this pictures forever ago and had to go deep in my external HD to find I will send you an email.
thank you thank you!!!

Sandrine said...

Congratulations to the winner and the mentions.What a hard job picking through those beautiful photographs!The eggplant colours still send me in a dreamy feeling lol!Looking forward to your tips about next week challenge.
Sandrine x

Joan said...

Wow! this is what i call detail in photography! great!

Marilyn said...

Such great photo's..LOVE them..

Diana said...

Thank you so much, I am very honored to be mentioned on your blog. Happy dance, happy dance!
I look forward to all the creative entries to come.

Wag Doll said...

Congratulations to the winner, the standard of photos is great!

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