Thank you to all the photographers that participated in the Bright And Colorful Photo Contest in collaboration with Blurb, sharing their best multicolored shots - portraits, landscapes, architecture, etc. Congratulations to the winners and finalists, and a special round of applause for the Grand Jury Winner who wins a $100 Blurb Coupon.

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Laurie Rubin for his collaboration as a guest judge. Laurie Rubin is an international award-winning photographer specializing in wildlife and nature photography. Her passion for photography as well as a career working for software companies, has combined her talents for teaching and sharing photography, from capture to post-processing. She currently has one of her prints displayed at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.

"Euphoria" by ElysianFineArt

"Natalia´s Lips" by guilhermeescosteguy

"Explosive Sunset" by Dragos_Pop

"Elemental" by patrickdamon

"Waiting for spring" by HouavangPhotography

"Contemporary Rosie" by fournierphotographe

"Ferrybridge_power_station_02" by gilesrrocholl

"Meri" by nikkikebbertmulkern

"Happiness is... running with a stick!!" by ceciliazuccherato

"Eastern rosella family" by NZEXPOSED_Photography

"Rainy Day" by AbbyMathison

"Stairways and Fire" by dustpixxByFabioAntenore

"Crimson " by marygracedelapena

"waterdrops...." by goels

"That Wanaka Tree" by paulkleynhans

"A Midsummer Night's Dream.." by claudiorussa

"!!! My Aussie Sunset !!!" by bobbyd-skidmore

"Bedraggled" by meganlorenz

"Sunset at Blacklick" by SedienaLee

"Barnaby the Labradoodle puppy 'in flight'!!" by andrewverdie

"Iceberg Sunset" by DerekKind

"Hipnose" by filipecorreia

"Aries Tor" by wolongshan

"Mermaid" by kolbyschnelli

"Blue Night" by (A)isaoyoshizu

"Candy-floss woman" by annademjanenko

"Neon Queen" by dallasharder

"Fire and demons" by Sanmi

"untitled" by Cookieman

"Gorge" by LetsDiscovearth

"Arindom_Chowdhury_Photography_Beauty_1435" by ArindomChowdhury

"Spring is here!" by Ethos

"Lena" by katjakemnitz

"Kampina 1" by (A)iriswaanders

"ROHGANTS-810397_pp" by (A)RohgantsPhotogarphy

"Broken Hill" by floodthesensor

"Scarlet purse full of dreams" by PinaCiervo

"Preakness Balloon glow 2013 Maryland" by NocturnalEchoImagery

"Princess" by przemyslawchola

"La vie en rose" by (A)Feova

"Emmerie flowers Pt II-1" by rhino886

"Beautiful Nature..." by JorgeCanelas

"Sun over the Water" by robcarter

"Glory Window-8938" by (A)Betty_A

"Pleasure Pier" by gwenwhitley

"Showing Off Those Feathers" by (A)chrisreichard

"DSC_0127-2" by antonybirch

"Mandarin Goby" by wildorchidphotography

"DSC_0151-2" by samanthaortiz

"To Last Forever" by GigiJim08

"Autumn Getaway " by (A)Tammy_Nash

"Plates" by gregla

"Color your world" by (A)wonderwoman627

"Colours Of Holi" by ipshitaray

"3 Balloons" by (A)guendella

"Wild Spring, Braga, Portugal" by (A)CatarinaFerreira

"Happiness is..." by liliaalvarado

"ladybug" by riankrenzer

"All about the feathers" by Jfer1992

"Hwange Sunset Elephants at Waterhole-3" by Pegertler

"You can't see me" by michaelstawiarski

"Lonely tree in valensole" by paolobubu

"Eye - Green Tree Python" by GWorks

"Old Horse Pen" by (A)Harvinho

"Captiva Sunset Chairs" by scottevers

"Koi Pond" by GeoffColeImages

"Winters Warmth " by corymarshall

"Wallace Refused to Tip Toe" by JennaVee

"Dizzy Fun" by mrjcall

"family in misty park" by jorma

"Zebras" by heinrichmeyer

"In The Spotlight" by kimayres

"'Autumn Ducks'" by JRosewarne

"Kirkjufell colors" by madspeteriversen

"Northern Light in Ersfjordbotn" by (A)Lorenzoragazzi

"Every Little Girls Dream . . . A Carrousel" by (A)Teri_Reames

"eden's garden" by acseven

"Durdle Door " by PhotoDaniel

"Colibri" by GonzaloHerreraPhotography

"South Lake Tahoe Winter Sunset" by david94903

"Hummer in the Coral Bells" by JohnVS

"Daffodils" by christianjohnoreilly

"Make Your Move" by jackiepoopface

"Prison 11 Doors" by (A)stefgoovaerts

"Symbiosis Rainbow" by nadezhdaa

"untitled" by haleykphotos

"Leaf surfing" by Saartje

"Mystical Woods" by JohnHPhotography

"angelnov2" by georginamay007

"The Grainery" by (A)KendraKPK

"Julia" by GeorgeRauscher