Photo of the Month | 47th Month

1st Place | Photo of the Month | 47th Month

The Blessing Trick, by Ryszard Wierzbicki
Born in 1963, Ryszard Wierzbicki is a graduate of University of Gdańsk in Poland, and completed his master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education in 1992. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, where he served the positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist, and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches including child care, dentistry, orthodontics, and IT. Apart from his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted as an instructor level in PADI. Ryszard’s photograph The Blessing Trick awarded in the Photo of the Day Award in the category of Travel Photography, as it scored a solid 69 (Value 12, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13) from our international jury of 5. The number of Tweets, Facebook shares, and StumbleUpon Organic Views boosted the popularity of the photograph, raising its score to 5.531 from social media (Facebook Share 3.705, Tweets 1.825, StumbleUpon Organic View 0.001, and Comments 0), and in total 74.531, the highest score in this competition for the 47th Month. This photograph is the winner of Photograph of the Month – 47th Month, 1st Place.

The Blessing Trick, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

The Blessing Trick, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Prize:
We will publish a special interview with Ryszard Wierzbicki in the Exclusive Interview section on our website.Based on the social media responses, awarded photographs received on the 47th month, we set the maximum number of Facebook Like at 400, Tweet at 100, Stumble at 1000, and our subscribers Comments at 50. For this month, we had a head-to-head contest between the top scorers and the photographs that scored the highest became winners of the Photo of the Month. Our team decided to honor these top scorers as 2nd and 3rd places with a page in the next issue of our magazine, where the photographers will share their stories of these photographs. We will also publish their interviews in the Exclusive Interview section on our Web. One can see the details of the score from this file. Award Score details, Photo of the Month, 47th Month

We always try our best to make this competition as transparent as possible. Please read the award rules, and don’t forget to participate in next month’s competition for a chance to win this prestigious award!

2nd Place | Photo of the Month | 47th Month

Spring Lily, by Tisha Clinkenbeard
Tisha Clinkenbeard works have been in exhibits at The Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs, Black Box Gallery in Portland, and in several fine art shows in Texas. She believes photography captured her years ago before we had the digital wonders for cameras. Her life offers many opportunities to capture the things that she sees as she wanders this earth. Tisha’s photograph Spring Lily, in the category of Close-Up Photography scored 70 (Value 13, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13) from our international jury of 5, and gains a good position in the competition. The number of Tweets and Facebook shares, StumbleUpon Organic Views boosted the popularity of the photograph a notch, raising its score to 3.161 from social media (Facebook Share 2.185, Tweets 0.975, StumbleUpon Organic View 0.001, and Comments 0), and in total 73.161, the 2nd highest score in this competition for the 47th Month. This photograph is the winner of Photograph of the Month – 47th Month, 2nd Place.

Spring Lily, by Tisha Clinkenbeard

Spring Lily, by Tisha Clinkenbeard

3rd Place | Photo of the Month | 47th Month

Gotham City, by Rodrigo Luft
Rodrigo Luft was Born in south of Brazil, and lives and works there. He has been trying to define his style between landscapes, architecture, abstract, and everyday ordinary things. Rodrigo has a strong taste for Black and White, but has been using more colors lately. He is an amateur, and photography is his hobby. In 2013 www.see.me choosed 3 of his photographs for the exhibition “History of Creative” in New York. Rodrigo’s photograph Gotham City awarded in the Photo of the Day Award in the category of Night Photography, as it scored a solid 65 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12) from our international jury of 5. The number of Tweets, Facebook shares, and StumbleUpon Organic Views boosted the popularity of the photograph, raising its score to 6.286 from social media (Facebook Share 3.335, Tweets 2.95, StumbleUpon Organic View 0.001, and Comments 0), and in total 71.286, the 3rd highest score in this competition for the 47th Month.

Gotham City, by Rodrigo Luft

Gotham City, by Rodrigo Luft


A Grateful Smile, by Ryszard Wierzbicki
Another marvelous piece of work from photographer Ryszard Wierzbicki, A Grateful Smile in the category of Portraiture Photography scored 65.5 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 11, Skill 12.5) from our international jury of 5, and gains a good position in the competition. The number of Tweets and Facebook shares, StumbleUpon Organic Views boosted the popularity of the photograph a notch, raising its score to 5.636 from social media (Facebook Share 2.61, Tweets 2.975, StumbleUpon Organic View 0.051, and Comments 0), and in total 71.136, the forth highest score in this competition for the 47th Month. This photograph is the winner of Photograph of the Month – 47th Month, 3rd Place.

A Grateful Smile, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

A Grateful Smile, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

As these two photograph’s scores are so close, we decided to award them as Photo of the Month – 47th Month, 3rd Place

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