APOY 2011 Results Round Nine ? Black & White
The results are in for the ninth round of APOY.
Chan Kwok Hung, from Hong Kong, is the winner of our Black & white round of APOY 2011. Chan will receive Canon?s EOS 600D with Canon?s EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II and EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lenses worth a total of £999. The EOS 600D offers full HD 1080p video recording, up to 3.7fps continuous shooting and a 3in, 1.04-million-dot vari-angle LCD screen. An ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 12,800, enables high-quality handheld shooting in low-light conditions without the need for flash. Chan also receives a stylish Canon PIXMA MG3150 all-in-one printer with Auto Duplex Print and Wi-Fi worth £69.
Our second-placed winner is Tim Riches, from the Isle of Lewis, who will receive Canon?s PowerShot G12 worth £539. The PowerShot G12 gives exceptional images with its HS System and Canon wideangle lens. Full manual mode, raw, front dial and optional lens filter adapter allow professional levels of control. Tim will also receive a SELPHY CP800 printer in white worth £99.
Simona Bonanno of Italy finished third in the round and wins Canon?s PowerShot SX150 IS worth £199. The 14.1-million-pixel PowerShot SX150 IS with its 12x optical zoom allows you to take HD movies. Simona will also receive a SELPHY CP800 printer worth £99.
1st Chan Kwok Hung, Hong Kong 45pts
Canon EOS-1D Mark III, 24-105mm, 1/400sec at f/11, ISO 1250
Children bathing in a stream in a palm forest, China
Judges say: ?With its skilful use of light and shadow, beautiful framing and magical atmosphere, Chan?s image received top marks from all the judges. A powerful image that is technically and creatively excellent.?
2nd Tim Riches, Isle of Lewis 44pts
Canon EOS 40D, 70-300mm, 1/350sec at f/8, ISO 200
Backlit Hebridean sheep
Judges say: ?Tim?s image instantly caught the judges? eye. Using the technique of backlighting, Tim exploits the creative potential of the black & white medium in full.?
3rd Simona Bonanno, Italy 43pts
Nikon D80, 18-35mm, 1/200sec at f/4.5, ISO 400
?Sicily, Italy, 2009?
Judges say: ? Simona took this image on a stormy day and says that the raindrops on the car window helped to create an extraordinary atmosphere. We couldn?t agree more. Simona?s imaginative image has an undeniable emotional charge
Top 50 entries for this round
View the winning Images in the APOY 2011 Gallery
See the APOY 2011 Leader Board after this round.
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