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Picture This: Landscape Photo Competition

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‘Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.’ —Matt Hardy

Landscape photography has been a long-time favourite interest among photographers from all levels of expertise. Rather than using environments as mere backdrops for a subject, this type of photography takes the landscape and makes it the primary subject itself.
And, as great landscape photos show, a well-composed view of the terrain can be just as captivating and splendid as a scene filled with people and objects, if not more so.
A picture of a glacier. The picture is beautifully edited.

The Challenge

This week’s challenge is to capture the beauty in the landscape around you through photography. We want you to experience the magic of places that you encounter, then share it as a photo comment at the bottom of this post.

Your images can be in black and white or colour, and can show everything from mountains to waterfalls to urban skylines. Shoot wide angle or telephoto — how you create your landscape photo is all up to you.

A picture of mountains with a pine tree forest at its base. The picture is beautifully edited.

The top 10 submissions will be carefully chosen by the ExpertPhotography team and then shared with a trusted group of photographers who will decide on the winner.

You only have 7 days to submit your entry, so get out there and start shooting!

Not sure exactly where and how to start?

No worries—check out these blog posts to get some inspiration:

Upload your images

Using the Disqus comment box below this post, upload your photo to be entered into the competition. Submission deadline is Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time).

A picture of a river in a rocky terrain. The image is beautifully edited

Rules

  1. Must be following ExpertPhotography on Facebook to be entered
  2. Pictures must be your own
  3. Please do not submit any photos older than 1 year
  4. *This competition is restricted to US residents only
  5. Please read the complete competition terms and conditions here

Prize

One lucky winner will win a Manfrotto MK290LTA3-BHUS 290 Light Ball Head Kit.

If you want to learn more about this cool tripod, check out this video overview.

Get started now by entering the competition below!

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53 comments
  1. I have to go for a long walk and search out some outstandingly beautiful landscaping. Best of luck to all of you.

      1. I guess then I did it correctly!!! This was taken in Ecuador. This is Tungurahua Volcano.

    1. Also being in Ohio, finding good landscapes to photograph is a challenge as we don’t have lots of glorious features. Nice job!

      1. Thank you for setting the contest up. It a great way to get me to go out and shoot.

    1. Hello Cindy, it appears you have a few submission you have entered. Please choose one to be entered into the competition. Thank you!

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