Anna Zotova by Matt Pluz

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Photographer Matt Pluz www mattpluz.com
Wardrobe stylist Francesca Lopresti
Hair and makeup Amanda Paige
Model Anna Zotova
Model agency DAS Model Management
Primary assistant Alonzo Santiago

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The Guild of Photographers Awards

Creative Light Magazine brings together people interested in the craft of photography.

Image of the Year
‘Event, Sport and Action’ Category
Winner: Mark Lynham
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Image of the Year
‘Birds’ Category
Winner: Ed Burrows
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Image of the Year
‘Nature and Wildlife’ Category
Winner: Gillian Lloyd
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Image of the Year
‘Urban’ Category
Winner: Helen Walker
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Image of the Year
The ‘Members Choice’
Runner-up: Gary Hill
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Image of the Year
The ‘Members Choice’
Winner: Sian Shipley
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Image of the Year
The ‘Judges Choice’
Winner: Joan Blease
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Creative Light Magazine brings together people interested in the craft of photography.

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Adrenaline | The Ultimate Sports + Action Photography Contest

Congratulations to the professional and amateur winners of ADRENALINE. Adrenaline celebrates the photographers capturing the intensity and dedication of athletes and adventurers.

Grand Prize | Professional : Fitness
Marcus Eriksson
Vancouver, BC, Canada
An energetic portrait of MMA fighter Dee Obaro.
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Professional : Sports
Hana Asano
Torrance, CA, United States
Former Professionalbasketball player Stef Corgel goes for a finger-roll layup in Los Angeles. This image was shot as part of a personal series titled “Nosebleed Seats.”
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First Place | Professional : Action/Adventure
Andrew Kornylak
Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Climber Jonathan Brandt fully extends looking for the next hold on a cliff at Little River Canyon National Preserve in Alabama.
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First Place | Amateur : Action/Adventure
Aidan Williams
linden, NSW, Australia
A series depicting athletes highlining in daring conditions—an activity where they perform on suspended webbing while wearing a harness and leash.
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Amateur : Fitness
Riley Joslin
West Henrietta, NY, United States
A portrait capturing simplicity in the beauty of the strong female body.
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Grand Prize | Amateur : Sports
Enrique Lopez-Tapia
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Known as Pacu Jawi, this sporting event in South Sumatra, Indonesia, is a traditional celebration where riders hold onto the tails of oxen and try to reach the end of a flooded rice field without falling.
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Professional : Action/Adventure
Darcy Brown
Middlesbrough, Cleveland, United Kingdom
After a storm passed through Hout Bay, South Africa, Brown says that the world’s finest big wave surfers tackled the residual waves, which rose up to 40 feet. “Wonderfully mad, inspiring and adrenaline-fueled action all the way,” she says.
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Adrenaline | The Ultimate Sports + Action Photography Contest
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One photo could change your life!

Snapshot Millionaire aims to be the world’s richest photo contest… open only to Amateurs.

The First Prize contestant funded target of $1 Million USD is offered exclusively to Enthusiasts, Instagrammers, Facebookers, Snappers and Shutterbugs around the world.

Entry Fees start at $2 USD per photo with multiple entry discounts across 16 Categories.
The entry fees will fund an expected total prize pool of $1.1 Million dollars. With more than 400 million photos uploaded and shared on Social Media every day, Snapshot Millionaire offers people around the globe another reason to share their skills and passion. So here’s your chance to win big and take part in the most amazing photo contest the world has ever seen!

Snapshot Millionaire opens September 1st and the closing date will be announced once the prize pool approaches our target.

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One photo could change your life!
more details at Snapshot Millionaire

Super-Telephoto Zooms: Canon vs Fujifilm vs Nikon vs Pentax vs Sigma vs Sony vs Tamron

Whether you’re shooting sports, wildlife or something else altogether, sometimes a standard telephoto zoom lens just can’t get you close enough to the action. A supertelephoto zoom lens will extend your reach signifcantly – and there are plenty to choose from.

A zoom range of around 100-400mm has long been a popular option to include in lens ranges (there are four included here), but some manufacturers have been pushing the envelope, super-sizing focal lengths to as much as 600mm.

Apart from the Fujiflm X-mount lens, all of the contenders in this group are fully compatible with both full-frame and cropsensor cameras. Naturally if you fit them to an APS-C format camera, you can extend your effective reach even further, with a 1.5x multiplication effect (1.6x for Canon cameras). Typical attractions include fast autofocus systems and optical image stabilisation, but there can be notable differences in features and performance. Let’s take a look at what’s on offer…

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Matthew Richards tests the leading lenses for bumping up your telephoto reach
The Contenders
1. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
2. Fujiflm 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR
3. Nikon AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR
4. Pentax 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW HD
5. Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C
6. Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S
7. Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 OSS G Master
8. Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2

via Digital Camera World

Nouveau Nikon D850, la combinaison parfaite entre haute résolution et vitesse

Nikon présente le D850 et propose ainsi aux photographes, le nec plus ultra en matière de définition, de vitesse et de sensibilité. Du studio jusqu’aux lieux les plus reculés du globe, ce reflex numérique au format FX ne donne pas seulement de bons résultats : il pousse la perfection à son plus haut niveau.

Images haute résolution, cliquez pour agrandir

Qu’il s’agisse de photographie de nature, de sport, de mariage, de mode ou de réaliser des vidéos, le Nikon D850 offre aux photographes travaillant dans ces domaines ultracompétitifs la liberté de création dont ils ont besoin pour se démarquer. Le capteur rapide au format FX très haute définition utilise 45,7 millions de pixels effectifs pour produire des fichiers de 45,4 millions de pixels. Vous obtiendrez des détails exceptionnels et une incroyable plage de dynamique grâce au nouveau capteur utilisé.

Nicolas Gillet, chef du service produit pour Nikon France, commente : « Avec le D850, vous bénéficiez, en un seul modèle, de la polyvalence que vous offriraient trois appareils photo réunis. Que vous recherchiez une certaine flexibilité, en matière de définition, de vitesse ou de sensibilité, le D850 se révèle excellent à chaque fois. C’est aussi le plaisir des sensations offertes par son viseur exceptionnel et son nouveau grip qui fera la différence. ».

Images haute résolution, cliquez pour agrandir

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Nouveau Nikon D850, la combinaison parfaite entre haute résolution et vitesse
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The Drama of the Downhill | Christian Walgram

Award-winning sports and action photographer Christian Walgram spends nearly a quarter of a year on the world’s best ski slopes, capturing remarkable action images from skiers competing in the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup. CPN Editor David Corfield discovers the challenges and rewards of capturing split-second action…

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The Drama of the Downhill
Christian Walgram

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