Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos using curves as the main subject in the composition in the Composing with Curves Photo Contest with chances to win a Sony AS20 Action Cam and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Merlin Kafka for his collaboration as a guest judge. Merlin is a 22-year old travel,nature and cityscape photographer with a passion to convey visual stories from a dramatic, atmospheric point of view. Born in Germany, he is now based in Scotland - ever since, his nomadic lifestyle has led him to move to new destinations on a regular basis. The resulting global view of the world allows him to quickly adapt to new cultures and to capture environments from his perspective. Merlin has won competitions for National Geographic, worked with brands such as Nikon Asia and Herschel Supply Co and been featured in various magazines and websites since. Besides his passion for photography he is currently pursuing a degree in Design Engineering.

Grand Jury Winner

"This incredible capture stood out to me the most as it was quite different to the other entries - the soft curves created by the hillscape make for an incredible capture by Hamish. " - Merlin Kafka

Runner Up

"I love the fairytale-like feel of this image - masterful post-processing and beautiful toning are what convinced me of this image the most." - Merlin Kafka

Runner Up

"The unique composition of this incredible image of the Lofoten landscape immediately caught my eye. The simplicity and calming mood created by the soft morning light are what I love about this photograph." - Merlin Kafka

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