Our pal Mike Moats has announced a Macro Photo Contest with a twist: No flowers or critters allowed!
We’re happy to be one of the sponsors of this contest, and we’re looking forward to seeing some unique images.
You can get more information on the contest here.
Here is Mike’s original post about the contest that lists some of the prizes and rules. Have fun!
Special Assignment Macro Contest, Tons Of Great Prizes
This is not your typical macro in nature contest.
No flowers or critters are allowed.
Any subjects in nature other than flowers or critters are eligible.
I need you to go out and explore and find me some cool macro subjects or search out past images in your hard drives, but no flowers or critters. There are tons of great subjects other than flowers and critters, so the challenge is to find something that will win yourself one of these great prizes.
You could win!
Tamron Macro Lens – Your choice of a 60mm or 90mm lens
Lensbaby – Composer Pro with Sweet 35 and a set of Macro Converters (retail $450)
Vanguard – Alta Pro 263 aluminum tripod with the SBH-100 ball head. (retail $209)
Think Tank Photo Bags – Streetwalker Pro Bag (retail $169)
One spot in a Macro Boot Camp, location of your choice (retail $169)
Nik Software – Color Efex Pro 4 (retail $159)
Hunt’s Photo – $50 Gift Certificate
Outdoor Photo Gear – $50 Gift Certificate
Creating Art With Macro E-Book (retail $14.95)
Free to enter
You have until August 1st, 2012 to submit your images.
You may enter three images.
Send small file jpegs (200kb ) and your location to, firstname.lastname@example.org
No limitations on processing of images.
Winning images will be posted online on August 2nd.
If you would like ideas of subject matter to shoot outside of the flowers and critters,
visit my website at tinylandscapes.com
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