Please find, below, all entries for the inaugural What I Saw amateur photo contest that ended on March 15, 2011. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Once larger image appears, you can click through all photos with the forward arrow button.
O. Camejo ~ Ride the Galaxie
R. Tipton ~ Morning Memorial
R. Tipton ~ On the right track
R. Tipton ~ Galveston Shells
H. Sawyer ~ A child’s face always inspires
H. Sawyer ~ Hamming it up
K. Murphy ~ Alison Goldfrapp, the untouchable goddess
J. Bonstein ~ A park in the fall, through raindrops on my car window.
J. Bonstein ~ Winter sunset, Bellingham Bay
J. Bonstein ~ Stairway to Heaven
A. McLean ~ An abandoned pier wishfully waiting for a boat that will never arrive.
K. Murphy ~ Reuben Margolin’s wind chimes at Maker Faire, Bay Area.
D. Pridgen ~ Seashells along the seashore. Sunset Beach, NC
D. Pridgen ~ Sunset over Smoky Mountains, TN
S. Renner ~ Traditions
V. Agtarap ~ On the street at Panagbenga Flower Festival
J. Martin ~ Warmer Times in My Garden
L. Anselmi ~ Precious Sustentation
B. Hughes ~ Blacktailed Rattlesnake, Crotalus molossus, in Eddy County, N.M.
E. Patrick ~ Jewel tones in the midst of winter browns.
E. Patrick ~ Heart of America
E. Patrick ~ Dazzling sunflowers as far as the eye could see.
M. Morgan ~ Pay no heed.
K. Coggins ~ The baby is my world.
M. Morgan ~ Red Flagged, Manly Beach, Australia, Feb. 22, 2011, the day of the Christchurch, NZ earthquake.
C. McCann ~ A rainy day across the street.
K. Becraft ~ Rustic beauty, S AZ
K. Becraft ~ The Earth’s canvas, S AZ
L. Singer ~ Imagining her own wedding one day (or at least eating the cake).
K. Becraft ~ Agave blossoms with bees & clouds, AZ
S. Renner ~ Numa Falls, Kootenay National Park, Canada
L. Singer ~The excitement of life’s little things
L. Singer ~ Cutest pumpkin in the patch
J. Suleski ~ Lunchtime at the Gazania flower
J. Suleski ~ Perris, CA Transportation Center
J. Suleski ~ Karate Kid pose
J. Martin ~ Stairs
J. Sommersby ~ Little man, BIG wave
J. Sommersby ~ Charlotte the chameleon noshing on crickets.
J. Sommersby ~ How I got over my fear of thunderstorms, Fillmore, CA
V. Agtarap ~ A sign of better mornings to come
R. Berry ~ Window on the world
M. Beaudet ~ Ghost Trees reflected in Little Crater Lake, Pacific Crest Trail, Oregon Cascades
M. Beaudet ~ CA/NV desert, east of Bishop, state line
A panel of
fabulous judges will narrow down the entries to the top five. The final judging will be completed online via poll the week of March 21. If you come back and comment/vote then, you could win one of three fabulous prizes: books by the judging authors, or an 8 x 10 photo of your choice by judge and photographer Damien Franco.
Which are you favorites right now? Which inspire you the most? Why?