Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best early morning photos in the Blue Hour Photo Contest with chances to win a Sigma Lens and more!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Laurie Rubin for her collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Laurie Rubin is an international award-winning photographer, specializing in wildlife, zoo and aerial photography. She won 1st place in the Windland Smith Rice International awards with her print displayed in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Her passion for photography includes a career working for software companies such as Education Project Manager for Nik Software, Product Specialist for Google+ Photos, Senior Education Manager at Macphun Software, and ViewBug. She is one of the first Inception Masters for Trey Ratcliff’s Arcanum, and speaks at events and teaches workshops. She enjoys flying and taking aerial photos with her DJI Phantoms.

"Enlighten the Dreams " by JBaptista

"Blue Lofoten" by Alinaphotos

"The Boat " by FrancescoGulli

"Blues" by BRIN

"IMG_0650" by jarretharvey

"The Blue Hour" by JoePastie

"Under the Stars at Glacier Point" by jasonjhatfield

"cities and light" by GiulioDiener

"Amsterdam" by nikokersting

"Blue hour Auroras" by damonbeckford

"Blue hour in Vernazza" by vivcourtphoto

"Blue Hour at Marshall Beach" by rapowell71

"Godafoss Iceland" by mopimops

"In Blue" by emanrib

"Old Ship" by LanaGrigoreva

"Mount Fuji before sunrise" by wojciechtoman

"Schloß Ort / Gmunden" by krf_foto

"Stop yankin' my chain!" by KZ1300

"Confederation Bridge" by astewart

"Serenity" by rosspichler

"blue monday" by johnphillips

"Rocky Mountain High. " by Laurenbrown1989

"Super Moon 1 8/2015" by LauraAnnGP

"fisherman at work" by Duangmon

"Traffic lights " by evgeni_ivanov

"Brooklyn Bridge at sunrise " by PJImages

""Sunrise in blue" " by Mourato

"Mont Saint Michel light trails " by patrice-vallet

"Reflection Schloss Moritzburg " by Photomatrix

"Mardale Water to Haweswater " by Joeandkibo

"Castel Sant'Angelo " by Mattia_Bertaina

"Marina Bay Sands " by matoy

"Great Mosque of Central Java " by (A)dediwahyudi

"Kyoto History Path" by sventaubert

"[ … blue hour ]" by raymondhoffmann

"Night before the snow storm ..." by UroshGrabner

"Beautiful Holland" by costasganasosphotography

"Jökulsárlón Lagoon" by RichardShore

"The Float" by Emailwalla

"Senja" by MaryMarino

"DSC_9886-Pano" by eMpTy

"400 seconds" by (A)alessandroscalas

"waiting " by RJHPhoto