We appreciate the collaboration of friend and professional photographer, William Innes, as the guest judge of this photo contest. William is the principal photographer of William Innes Photography. William writes for several online photography magazines and blogs, and presents photography related workshops. William is currently a member of the Panasonic Lumix Luminary team, Professional Photographers of America and WPPI.

A special thanks to the photographers that shared their feedback by voting in this photo contest and helping us find the People's Choice.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "the boat" by danieledess

the boat by DanieleJ - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Really like the simplicity of this image. Great composition! What makes it great for me is how the red "pop" of the boat contrasts with the tranquil setting." - William Innes

Congratulations Runner Up "Tower" by DarrenMoore

"Love the dreaminess of this photo - its very mystical.  Makes me want to be there. The castle adds a great visual mystery to the image." - William Innes

Congratulations Runner Up "Bolivia - Lake Titicaca" by corindimopoulos

Bolivia - Lake Titicaca by CorinJamesPhotography - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"There is something very beautiful in the decay of the piers. This image asks a question - what happened here? I also like the tones in this photo." - William Innes

Congratulations Runner Up "Eternity" by aaronjgroen

Eternity by aaronjgroen - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"What makes this a great photo for me is the juxtaposition between a single tree and a billion stars" - William Innes

Congratulations to People's Choice "'The Lone Star'" by mikeymackinven

"Track The Light" by thomaszakowski

Track The Light by thomaszakowski - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Starry night in Colorado" by thinkinginbinary

Starry night in Colorado by thinkinginbinary - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Marshall Point Lighthouse Milkyway" by stephenippolito

Marshall Point Lighthouse Milkyway by stephenippolito - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"The Twilight" by erictai

The Twilight by erictai - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"fred-galaxy 2" by matoy

fred-galaxy  2 by matoy - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Milky Way Arc" by sergiovindas

Milky Way Arc by sergiovindas - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"SteveDondero_Iceland_AuroraOnBeach" by sdondero

SteveDondero_Iceland_AuroraOnBeach by sdondero - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Waterfall Thailand" by johngreene

Waterfall Thailand by johngreene - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Auroras oct 2014" by bennyhynes

Auroras oct 2014 by bennyhynes - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Old City Pier" by ShutterSpeak

Old City Pier by ShutterSpeak - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Princes Pier, Melbourne" by zubairaslam

Princes Pier, Melbourne by zubairaslam - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Morning warm and pignetn" by gusmangming

Morning warm and pignetn by gusmangming - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"God's eye" by PawelSaj

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"trip" by rodrigovillar

trip by rodrigovillar - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Prehistoric Sunset" by SteveBadger

Prehistoric Sunset by SteveBadger - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Pier 12" by NirmalGiri

Pier 12 by NirmalGiri - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"The Pinnacles Sunset" by SoniaM

The Pinnacles Sunset by SoniaM - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"DSC_0263.MillomeriWaterfall" by sotospanteli_2368

DSC_0263.MillomeriWaterfall by sotospanteli_2368 - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"NORÐURLJÓS" by Olafurolafsson

NORÐURLJÓS by Olafurolafsson - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"The Lone and Dreary Tree" by seththomas

The Lone and Dreary Tree by seththomas - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Night On Mars" by bunlee

Night On Mars by bunlee - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Iguazu Falls" by corindimopoulos

Iguazu Falls by CorinJamesPhotography - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Old truck abandoned in time" by tunapala

Old truck abandoned in time by tunapala - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Zion Narrows" by bbprince

Zion Narrows by bbprince - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"San Marcos River" by snowman423

San Marcos River by Tracy_Frans - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Monte Faro" by josegadea

Monte Faro by josegadea - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"img-356" by bb676

Kirkjufell by bb676 - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Pylons in Black and White" by Bopbie

Pylons in Black and White by Bopbie - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"CityLights" by attilioruffophotography

CityLights by attilioruffophotography - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"The Lighthouse" by Denis09

The Lighthouse by Denis09 - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Alone" by EduardMoldoveanu

Alone by EduardMoldoveanu - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Paradise of colors !" by x200200

Paradise of colors ! by x200200 - Tripod Required Photo Contest

"Valley View" by fronteras

Valley View by fronteras - Tripod Required Photo Contest