UC man’s photo wins contest
Gilbert Wallace Covington of Union City won second place for March in the prestigious photography contest sponsored by BetterPhoto.com, the site’s founder, Jim Miotke, announced recently.
More than 31,600 entries were submitted to the online photography contest, which attracted contestants from around the world and featured 10 separate categories.
Covington’s stunning image, “Great Blue Heron,” garnered top honors after being submitted in the Animals category.
All of the winning images can be viewed at BetterPhoto.com’s contest page: http://www.betterphoto.com/contest/winners/0803.asp
The contest is conducted each month. Categories include nature and landscapes, animals, people, elements of design, digital darkroom, travel and place, flowers, details and Macro, catch-all, and monthly theme. Judging is performed by a panel of professional photographers.
Besides its free, popular photo contest, BetterPhoto.com also offers a wide variety of services: digital camera reviews, online photo courses, free newsletters, a discussion forum, Web sites for photographers, question-and-answer section, how-to articles, photo galleries and more.
Photographers can enter this month’s contest and learn more about photography at www.BetterPhoto.com.
Published in The Messenger 5.14.08