Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photo showing strong fundamentals of composition in the Compositions 101 Photo contest with chances to win Canon EOS 70D or Nikon D5300 and more!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Lisa Langell. Lisa is a multi-award-winning wildlife photographer with an international following. She is known for her signature wildlife images that artfully capture breathtaking, split-second moments. Her images evoke both a visual and emotional connection for the viewer, offering not just a photograph—but an intimate experience with nature. Lisa’s artwork has earned recognition and awards from the National Wildlife Federation, North American Nature Photographer’s Association, Professional Photographer’s Association, Arizona Highways, and more.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "Holiday Inn Atrium (Black and White) " by SeowSweeMeng

"This image of a hotel lobby is both photographed and processed beautifully.  The structure creates beautiful symmetry its own, but the photographer did a fantastic job of composing in such a way as to anchor it, include balance, focus, and the right use of contrast, light and mid-tones to pull the eye through the image over and over again.  This is just an incredibly compelling image and is very deserving of first place in this competition." - Lisa Langell

Congratulations Runner Up "Gollinger Mill " by guenther710

"I love this image not only for it’s classic composition, but for the photographer’s smart use of foreground, leading lines, rule of thirds, and light to pull my eye gradually through the image.  The repetition of yellow and rust in the foreground leaves and the yellow tree behind the rusty orange building was a smart choice.  The harmonious greens in the image, softly lit to perfection, keep me in the image and give me visual “texture,” that I really enjoy.  This is a beautiful image.  " - Lisa Langell

Congratulations Runner Up "Windmills in the fog " by ryanminion

"The windmills against the foggy trees and dark foreground are so very appealing.  I love the smart use of contrast in the processing of this image.  It also has a wonderful blend of softs in the sky and foggy trees slightly blurred in the background juxtaposed with the sharp and contrasted blades of the windmills.  The photographer also took great care to be positioned in such a way that the windmills are not distractingly merging with one another.  The wise use of negative space and rule of thirds made this image stand out. This is an excellent image and caught my eye immediately." - Lisa Langell


Congratulations People's Choice "Seascapes" by mbernholdt

"The Unknown Path" by Lichon

"Don't Look Back " by mikemcclellan

"Paths to dragon" by ArtistGND

"Bruarfoss on Fire" by Vanexusphotography

"Ganzirri Lake" by FrancescoGulli

"Crashing Light " by patrickmarsonong

"still waters at burnham on sea " by manda0102

"Vibrance of autumn " by Mila_Lehtimaeki

"pony " by henemark99

"Mt Hood Trillium Lake " by BrookTerwilliger

"Reflecting Nature " by Tysondv

"Ballerina " by marrieladurandegui

"Scarlet sails " by DanielKordan

"Solitude" by gabygrohovaz

"Through the Gates-remake (2)" by SamyOlabi

"Soft light on Palouse Hills" by kathrynsklenakdannay

"The Guardians" by dianadowhower

"Bridge to Lagangarbh." by antonybarbour

"Mannum Falls before sunrise" by emmafleetwood

"Flying in the back of a KC-10 extender refueling an F-22 Raptor over Syria. " by coltonelliott

"backroad" by wolfman57

"Daydreamer" by LisaZachImages

"IMG_73014VB" by MartinHarnan

"Roker Pier " by SteveCheetham

"Aire Valley , Californian Redwoods " by KHulm67

"Lake Louise " by markrichard

"Piering Out " by njephotography

"NorthWindow " by phillip_brossette

"No title " by Behnoud

""Kingdom" " by ericbennett

" " by jenniferbonti

"Leading lines make for a whale of a time! " by jono_abdipranoto

"Winter's End " by andreacelli

"Black tip reef sharks " by KanaPhotography

"Cold Bells " by colinstynes

"Pier Sun Ray " by ShabdroPhoto

"Faith with a view " by vincentfennis

"Lighthouse " by artursomerset

"Deer at Yorkshire wildlife Park " by martynleaning

"Hardwick Hall " by Tigsy

"Blue view Two " by eelcovanroden

"Corfe Castle " by ollietaylorphotography

"Opening " by simalg05

"Last light " by LaYue

"Mississippi River Headwater " by GigiJim08

"Kantabrien " by ManfredVoss_

"Tea session " by genevievelapointe

" " by joe_menggolo

"Breakthrough Moment " by chrisantoniniphotography

"Frozen " by racheljonesross

"Lake Louise Calm " by ryandaw

"Anemone nemorosa " by eparanoia

"My way " by JeffAlexander

""Love is an art, paint me any color you want." " by PaigeFreier

"Golden Road " by BastianHoppe

"Puffin at Latrabjarg, Iceland " by angelabarto

"Sol Duc Valley " by James_J

"Horses by the Pyramids " by priscilabeal

"Under the Stars at Glacier Point " by jasonjhatfield

"Sunset at Valley of Fire" by jessicacathrinesantos

"Bench" by MevludinSejmenovic

"The Girl and Her Books" by mea115546

"Self-Portrait At Little Gidding" by Adam_Marshall

"Landmarks of Beijing" by stargazzer

"One wih Nature" by jadielalfonso

"Limitless" by maxxkia

"reborn" by zetlog

"She howls and the rocks shake" by isabelklapwyk

"~ City Hurdling ~ " by HenrikSpranz

"Wild white mares galloping on the sand " by Helkoryo

"cascate sos molinos " by MaurizioCasulaPhoto

"On the Edge " by RichardBarnwell

"alone " by photobynorb

"Flowers in her hair " by gbrunken

"Stargazing " by craiganderson_0134

"All i want is you " by fabrizioferraris

"Stern Looks " by wild_man_photo

"the boat and stairs " by amazed

"LAZY DAYS by Julie Cavell " by julie_cavell

"The Torment " by fidfoto

"Double Sunstar " by arpandas

"vestrahorn twilight " by Angus80

"Ira " by klepikovadaria

"EAT! " by danicasherry

"An Adventure's Beginning " by AbbyMathison

"As Time Goes By. " by Alfredo_Jose

""What holds you back?" by Casey Congleton " by CaseyCongleton

"Narrow Mountain Road " by HaydnDarePhotography

"Skate boarding pushing the boundries " by Kcable

"Face off " by Beyerphoto

"Teal " by TheodoreH

"Last Stop " by RichmoPhoto

"_MG_9897 " by simonelenzi

"Daddy´s Car " by Mougaard

"Elvisa " by enklajd

"Two Owls " by richardmangan

"_DSC5352" by billybilikhodze

"Self portrait under the Milky Way" by alekrivec

"Sunset at Anglesey" by PaulGJohnson

"untitled-6553" by matthewhladek

"Calm Before the Storm" by walasavagephoto