APOY 2012 Round 7 – On the Streets
The results are in for the seventh round of APOY.
Chris Dixon, of Waterlooville in Hampshire, is the winner of our On the Streets round of APOY 2012. Chris will receive a Samsung NX210 with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, a Samsung 16mm f/2.4 Ultra Wide, a Samsung 20mm f/2.8 and Samsung 30mm f/2 pancake lenses, plus a 16GB SDHC Plus memory card, worth a total of £1,595.99. The NX210 is an advanced compact system camera with a 20.3-million-pixel, APS-C CMOS sensor. It has 8fps continuous shooting, built-in Wi-Fi for email, social networking and transfer, and an ISO range of 100-12,800 that lets you take high-speed photos even in low light. Samsung’s slender, all-purpose i-Function 16mm lens offers great versatility, with quick and easy one-touch access to all your camera’s manual settings.
Our second-placed winner is Lee Jeffries, of Bolton in Greater Manchester, who will receive a Samsung WB850F compact camera and a 16GB SDHC Plus memory card, worth a total of £288.98. The Samsung WB850F’s 16-million-pixel BSI CMOS sensor helps to reduce image noise and distortion, even in low-light conditions. The WB850F also features a 21x optical zoom lens (23-483mm equivalent.
Madison McCollough, of North Carolina in the USA, finished third in the round and wins a £250 Jessops Gift Card.
1st Chris Dixon, Hampshire 48pts
Nikon D700, 24-70mm, 1/60sec at f/4, ISO 200
‘Caught in the Act’
Judges say: ‘This monochrome image stood out immediately due to its dramatic subject matter. It’s a chance encounter and one that has led to a brilliant and exciting documentary image.’
2nd Lee Jeffries, Greater Manchester 47pts
Canon EOS 5D, 85mm, 1/2000sec at f/4, ISO 100
Light on the Street
Judges say: ‘The composition, the light, the colour – all these elements have led to a more than worthy second place for Lee. It’s a stunning image and one that rewards repeated views.’
3rd Madison McCollough, USA 46pts
Nikon D3100, 52mm, 1/800sec at f/5.6, ISO 800
‘Young in Atlantis’
Judges say: ‘This striking abstract image couldn’t fail to grab itself a place in our top three. It’s a great use of what is essentially an everyday occurrence, but one that has been used to stunning effect.’
Top 50 entries for this round:
View the winning Images in the APOY 2012 Gallery
See the APOY 2012 Leader Board after this round.
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