Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing the various composition techniques in the Composition Techniques Photo Contest in collaboration with Rocky Nook. Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books by photographers for photographers. Rocky Nook boasts over 130 titles by renowned authors throughout the world on a variety of photography topics, including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premiere content that helps the professional and amateur photographers capture and create their very best images

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Khara Plicanic for her collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest: "I'm a professional photographer who loves (I mean LOVES!) my job, almost as much as I love my clients themselves. Whether you're looking for a professional wedding photographer here in Nebraska, or for a destination wedding somewhere else around the globe, I'm happy you found me and I can't wait to hear your story! I'm proud to share that the Better Business Bureau made my heart flutter when they awarded me the 2008 Integrity Award. Color me flattered!".

People's Choice

Grand Jury Winner

"I love the textures in this image as well as the subject choice. The classic composition (rule of thirds) is very well balanced" - Khara Plicanic

Runner Up

"This image literally made me gasp when I first saw it. I love the generous help negative space it has and the how graphical (almost abstract) it looks." - Khara Plicanic

Runner Up

"Leading lines combined with classic rule of thirds, I wouldn’t change a thing. Makes me wish I had a dog to walk through those woods!" - Khara Plicanic

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"Beacon Hoorn" by arnoudvandeweerd

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