Sep 1, 2012

Calla Lily won Second Place in BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest


Calla Lily won Second Place for July in the prestigious photography contest sponsored by BetterPhoto.com, the site's founder, Jim Miotke, announced Friday.

More than 11400 entries were submitted to the online photography contest, which attracted contestants from around the world and featured 10 separate categories.

The stunning abstract flower photography image of an orange calla lily garnered top honors after being submitted in the flowers category.

All of the winning images can be viewed at BetterPhoto.com's Contest Page. The contest is conducted each month. Categories include Nature and Landscapes, Animals, People, Elements of Design, Digital Darkroom, Travel and Place, Flowers, Details and Macro, Catch-All, and Monthly Theme. Judging is performed by a panel of professional photographers.

Besides its free, popular photo contest, BetterPhoto.com also offers a variety of services: digital camera reviews, online photo courses, free newsletters, a discussion forum, Web sites for photographers, question-and-answer section, how-to articles, photo galleries, and more.