CJPOTY spherical ten winners – Digicam Jabber


The theme for the tenth spherical of the Digicam Jabber Photographer of the 12 months (CJPOTY) competitors was ‘Silhouettes’ and it proved to be a very fashionable spherical.

Now, we are able to reveal that the next photographs will go onto our shortlist to be judged by our illustrious panel on the finish of the yr.

One in every of these ten shortlisted photographs has additionally been chosen because the spherical winner with the photographer being awarded a voucher from MPB value £500 – scroll down to search out out who. One intelligent photographer has additionally managed to get two photographs shortlisted.

CJPOTY October 2022 Silhouettes shortlisted photographs

Angela Harrod

CJPOTY round ten winners

Angela’s picture exhibits that the very best digital camera is the one you’ve got with you as she shot this straightforward but memorable picture together with her iPhone. We love the composition and timing of this shot.

Rebecca Hedges

CJPOTY round ten winners

Rebecca has two photographs shortlisted on this spherical, her first was captured at dawn in Morocco utilizing a Sony Alpha 100. It’s one other easy but nicely composed shot and it makes sensible use of the colorful sky.

CJPOTY round ten winners

This time Rebecca was in Andermatt, Switzerland and capturing from the highest of the Gemsstock mountain together with her Sony SLT-A77. We love the interlocking mountains with their completely different shades of gold and the deep shadow within the foreground.

Nancy Arehart

CJPOTY round ten winners

Nancy’s placing picture, shot with a Nikon D850, exhibits a mom rhino together with her well-grown calf strolling throughout a dam simply after sundown. Their form and the color of the sky actually pulled us in.

Edyta Rice

CJPOTY round ten winners

Edyta tells us that she stumbled throughout this magical early morning scene in an area woodland. Gentle was spreading throughout the forest, subtle within the sturdy fog, and it created these excellent circumstances. Edyta grabbed her Nikon D850 and captured a number of photographs of the magnificent stag shifting proper in entrance of her.

Philippa Huber

CJPOTY round ten winners

Philippa says, ‘simply earlier than the pandemic closed our borders, I used to be on Lake Kerkini photographing the magnificent Dalmatian Pelicans. The boat left the small harbour earlier than daybreak and over the course of 4 days I skilled all kinds of climate. I took this shot utilizing my Nikon D750 on a stunningly crisp, chilly morning as a pelican glided previous, you may see the solar rising above the horizon, bathing the lake in its golden glow.’

Sue Newman

CJPOTY round ten winners

Sue was up early to seize this magical picture together with her Canon EOS 90D at Bushy Park close to Hampton Court docket Palace within the UK, however it might simply be mistaken for a picture taken in Africa. It was well-worth getting up for Sue!

Eileen Welland

CJPOTY round ten winners

Eileen says that this is likely one of the very first silhouettes that she captured when she began capturing together with her Nikon D3400. The statue creates a daring form in opposition to the window blinds and the picture caught our eyes from the outset.

Helen Cherry

CJPOTY round ten winners

Helen tells us that she visited Kew Gardens within the UK in April and was completely fascinated by the
stunning aluminium Hive set up, significantly from beneath its glass flooring. This picture, captured utilizing Helen’s Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, is of a number of youngsters taking part in on this glass flooring making attention-grabbing silhouettes.

Jane Gross

CJPOTY round ten winners

Jane captured this picture of an elephant strolling throughout the horizon at Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya together with her Nikon D750. She says, ‘for 2 evenings we lay within the grass watching the elephants strolling throughout the horizon. I needed to border a smaller animal within the elephant’s trunk. An impala stopped to graze simply the place I needed it, then simply as I took the photograph, it appeared up in my course. Once I appeared on the photograph I had taken, I used to be thrilled to see {that a} chook had flown by within the body at simply the suitable time, giving me an impala and a chook framed within the elephant’s trunk.’ Effectively carried out Jane, it’s a wonderful picture.

CJPOTY October 2022 winner: Nancy Arehart

CJPOTY round ten winners

Congratulations Nancy, a voucher to the worth of £500 from MPB is heading your method!

Nancy’s picture will be a part of the opposite 9 in our shortlist to be judged for the general prize on the finish of the yr.

CJPOTY November 2022: Great Woodlands

The theme for the tenth spherical of the Digicam Jabber Photographer of the 12 months (CJPOTY) competitors is ‘Great Woodlands. We wish to see a celebration of woodlands; their bushes, wildlife – don’t fear, you don’t need to get all of them in the identical shot.

This spherical of our month-to-month competitors is open for submissions till 23:59 GMT (00:59 CET and 15:59 PST) on thirtieth November 2022.

To submit your entry, go to cjpoty.com. You may submit as much as three entries for £2.00 plus fee processing prices (£0.26). The photographs might be taken at any time and must be Jpegs at the least 1920 pixels alongside their longest aspect, however no bigger than 5MB.

CJPOTY Round eleven

Photographing woodlands

There are many potential topics for this spherical and you should utilize nearly any lens. A macro lens is right for getting near tiny fungi, a wide-angle lens will allow you to seize a much bigger view and a telephoto will allow you to select distant (or high-up) particulars.

Woodlands might be particularly enticing in mist whereas sturdy daylight creates good patches of shadow with sturdy highlights. Regardless of the climate circumstances, take into consideration the white stability that you simply use as a result of the deep shady areas can find yourself wanting a bit too impartial and even chilly in the event you use the auto setting – though that’s high-quality if that’s the look that you really want.

Digicam Jabber Photographer of the 12 months prizes

On the finish of the month, the Digicam Jabber group will decide one successful picture and 9 runners up from the June entries. The photographer of the successful picture will obtain a voucher from MPB.com to the worth of £500 which might be spent on something from an enormous vary of equipment from the World’s largest platform for used photographic gear.

All 10 of the chosen photographs will go into our shortlist for the yr.

We’ll do that every month in 2022 in order that by the tip of the yr, there will probably be 120 shortlisted photographs. These will then go earlier than our implausible panel of judges who will determine the first, 2nd and Third-placed photographs. You don’t need to enter the competitors each month, however you’re welcome to take action and the extra shortlisted photographs you’ve got on the finish of the yr, the higher than probability of successful the highest prize.

The photographer of the first-placed picture general, as determined by the panel of judges, will obtained a voucher to the worth of £1000 from MPB.com in addition to a trophy and the title ‘Digicam Jabber Photographer of the 12 months 2023‘. The photographers who come second and third will obtain vouchers value £500 and £250 respectively.

The judges are:

Ben Mind – Photographer, journalist & Sigma ambassador
Sophie Collins – Chief Advertising and marketing Workplace at MPB
Donna Crous – Meals photographer, creator, Nikon Europe ambassador and Rotolight Grasp of Gentle
Kate Hopewell-Smith – Marriage ceremony, portrait & boudoir photographer, Sony ambassador
Sanjay Jogia – Marriage ceremony photographer & Canon ambassador
Pete Reed OBE – 3 times Olympic gold medal-winning rower and eager documentary photographer
Dominique Shaw – Photographer and co-founder of York Place Studios and Fujifilm ambassador
Craig Sturdy – Lensbaby founder
Christina Vaughan – Founding father of Cultura Inventive, the house of inclusive inventory images
Jeremy Walker – Panorama photographer, creator & former Nikon ambassador


About MPB

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Headquartered within the inventive communities of Brighton, Brooklyn and Berlin, the MPB group consists of educated digital camera specialists and seasoned photographers and videographers who deliver their ardour to work each day to ship excellent service. Every bit of equipment is inspected fastidiously by product specialists and comes with a six-month guarantee to offer clients peace of thoughts that purchasing used doesn’t imply sacrificing reliability.



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