Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing silhouettes for a chance to win a Panasonic LUMIX camera. A big thank you to guest judge Erika Thornes for her collaboration in this photo contest. Erika Thornes is a San Diego photographer who spends countless evenings at the beach. She captures life as it unfolds, especially near the water, above or below. She has been recognized as a leader in silhouette photography, teaching others how to convey emotion and a story through their images. Erika is a contributor to The Photoshop Show, as well as This Week in Photo, and was the featured gallery artist for the Google+ Moment that Matter gallery show in San Francisco.

Grand Jury Winner

"It showed so much depth. I'm really impressed with the dimension and use of multiple tones from the sunset. Very well done. " - Erika Thornes

Runner Up

"Serene and the smoothness with soft colors make this very nice. " - Erika Thornes

Runner Up

"Well composed. Right moment, good action. Really great shot. " - Erika Thornes

Runner Up

"Geat use of layering. It works because the dog is looking at his owner. The shapes convey emotion. " - Erika Thornes

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"Super fun and creative. Really thinking outside the box. Excellent." - Erika Thornes

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