May 2011 Photo Contest - Winner Announced!

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by Luckypenguin, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin .

    Oct 9, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Real Name:
    The winner of the May 2011 Photo Contest is Rafael (f6cvalkyrie) with his wonderful image titled "Grand Place of Brussels".

    Congratulations Rafael, thanks to Nik Software you have won your choice of one of the excellent Nik Software plugins.

    Thanks to all who entered and voted in this contest. There were some truly amazing images entered under the theme of "Black and White", all of which can be viewed here. The voting was very close with the winner decided by only one vote!

    Rafael's winning entry is shown below;


    *** Stay tuned for the next Nik Software Photo Contest for the month of June, coming soon! ***
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  2. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Hip, Hip, Horray! Good on ya Raf.
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  3. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Congratulations, Rafael!
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  4. ksn

    ksn Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 6, 2011
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  5. red

    red Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 21, 2010
    congratulations !
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  6. Pelao

    Pelao Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 3, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Great photograph, well deserved win.
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  7. tulgen

    tulgen New to Mu-43

    May 8, 2011
    I was in Brussels for 3 months this winter. Cold, windy.. And this beautiful photo, looks like a completely different place. Congratulations...
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  8. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    Truly wonderful picture.
    Well done - and to all who entered.
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  9. Narnian

    Narnian Nobody in particular ...

    Aug 6, 2010
    Midlothian, VA
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    Richard Elliott
    Congratulations! A great photo from a great photog!
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  10. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
  11. Pan Korop

    Pan Korop Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 31, 2011
    Phare Ouest
    :bravo-009: Congrats Raf!

    Tough to you, DrLazer... Maybe next month? Or June-bee?
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  12. jeb

    jeb Mu-43 Rookie

    Dec 27, 2010
    Congrats!! This photo deserve it for sure!!!
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  13. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Rafael, no wonder you won! What a superb photograph - absolutely stunning!:bravo-009::drinks::th_salute:
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  14. JohnMetsn

    JohnMetsn Mu-43 Veteran

    Well deserved, congratulation :smile: Looking forward to next competition :smile:
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  15. sprinke

    sprinke Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 5, 2011
    Pasadena, CA
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  16. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
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    Congrats! That can only mean one thing.....the June contest is about to begin!
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  17. sLorenzi

    sLorenzi Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 15, 2010
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    Congrats! Excellent work.
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  18. zpuskas

    zpuskas Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2011
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Congratulations. Great image.
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  19. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
    So many things to the light draws you in, how the foreground figures are your entry point, the light, etc.... Very well done!!!!
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  20. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    I coulda been a contenda...

    Great shot Raf!
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