Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the purple color as a main element in the composition in the A World Of Purple Photo Contest a gift card bundle and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Stefan Hefele for his collaboration as a guest judge. The internationally renowned landscape photographer is represented by its broad portfolio in many well-known medias around the globe. Stefan Hefele is full time landscape photographer based in Augsburg, Germany, with a graduation as a commercial photographer. From here he travels into the world. His penchant for Nordic landscapes is hard to miss. But his heart beats especially for mountains and the Alps. With the prestigious GEO Calendar "Mountains 2016" he set a milestone in his career. Stefan Hefele is author of several magazines and has recently published his first book, which appeared in Rheinwerk Verlag.

Grand Jury Winner

"I really love how the viewer is drawn into the photo. Everything is well balanced here. Colors, composition and light. And on top the mystic Milky Way. Congrats for this unique take and the first place." - Stefan Hefele

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"The mood in this is just insane. When I explore this landscape from that great viewing point I can feel so much peace and tranquility even with the rather wild subject. The purple colors from sunrise are the icing on the cake." - Stefan Hefele

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People's Choice

"Most interesting shot and technically very well done. A real eye catcher. Purpleness at its best." - Stefan Hefele

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