CJPOTY round 7 winners
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CJPOTY round 7 winners

The theme for the July 2023 round of the Digicam Jabber Photographer of the Year (CJPOTY) competitors was ‘Summer season’. As standard, choosing the highest ten photographs, and deciding the general winner for the month was robust. After a lot debate, we’re very joyful to announce that the next photographs will probably be added to our shortlist to be judged by our illustrious panel of judges on the finish of the year.

Certainly one of these ten shortlisted photographs has additionally been chosen because the round winner, with the photographer being awarded a voucher from MPB price £500 – scroll down to seek out out who.

CJPOTY July 2023 ‘Summer season’ shortlisted photographs

Sara Jazbar

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - sunflower field

Sunflowers are Sara’s favorite summer season flower, and this picture is from the primary time she was been capable of shoot a discipline filled with them. She received fortunate as a storm was approaching, making the dramatic sky seen right here, however she additionally managed to get undercover earlier than the rain began pouring down. This shot was captured utilizing a Nikon D500 and a Tokina 11-20mm lens.

Samantha Deakin

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - sunflower window painting and children

Samantha has two photographs shortlisted this month. She tells us, ‘Each season, we use this space with stunning gentle to show our nature finds and study in regards to the modifications in our wonderful world. We then doc this sequence utilizing pictures. It creates a fab speaking level.’ Sarah captured the picture utilizing a Nikon D750 with a 28mm f/18 lens whereas standing on a stool to get the overhead view.


Samantha’s second shortlisted picture was captured in a country location behind the place she works. She tells us that she’d had her eye on it for months earlier than she considered an idea. She says, ‘To us, oranges are the last word summer season fruit. The youngsters love them freshly squeezed, picked from the bushes on our holidays, however notably when they’re allowed to eat them minimize in half with the juice dripping down their chin – as a result of it doesn’t matter since they’re of their swimsuits!’ The situation works brilliantly for a enjoyable portrait shoot, and we love the colourful oranges (and wellies) that distinction with the doorways however tie in properly with the partitions.

Peter Murrell

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - sunbathing in a window

Whereas out along with his Nikon D700 and 50mm f/1.8G lens, Peter noticed {that a} younger girl had moved her desk in the direction of the entrance room window so she may sit on it and provides her toes some solar whereas she labored on her laptop computer. It’s an amazing instance of our opportunistic angle to sunbathing within the UK.

Linda Wride

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - beach huts

We have been drawn to this picture by Linda’s placing angle of view, the daring stripes and the glow of the sundown past Hastings Pier. Linda captured this excellent picture utilizing her Nikon D750 and Nikon 24-120mm f4 lens.

Helen Cherry

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - cycling with a fishing rod

Helens tells us that this picture all the time makes her need to sing ‘Summer season Breeze’ by the Isley Brothers. She says, ‘It was taken on a balmy summer season’s night and I can scent the ocean and listen to the light motion of the water’, so can we, Helen. It appears like an idyllic spot.

Fo Bugler

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - blowing bubbles at sunset

Fo has two photographs shortlisted on this round. This primary is a captivating {photograph} of kids taking part in with bubbles at sundown. Fo has chosen the proper angle so the youngsters are near being silhouettes towards the nice and cozy sky whereas the setting solar and sky illuminate the bubbles.

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - buttercups

We love this composite of two photographs of buttercups. It captures the essence of mendacity in a summer season meadow. It makes you need to chill out and catch a number of rays.

Angi Wallace

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - orange flowers

Angi is the present holder of the Digicam Jabber Photographer of the Year title, and she or he’s served up one other pleasant picture. She focus-stacked these two Hellenium flowers to get the proper depth of discipline from her Sony A7 III and Sigma 180mm macro lens. These sunny colors scream summer season.

Angela Harrod

CJPOTY round 7 winners

Angela says ‘Every single day, a pair units up these chairs and a parasol on the seashore. I waited for them to go for a swim and took the shot – it’s significantly better with out folks, I believe!’ The color of the sky, the calmness of the water and the daring crimson of the parasol attracted us to the picture.

CJPOTY July 2023 winner: Fo Bugler

CJPOTY July 2023 shortlisted image for the Summer theme - blowing bubbles at sunset

Congratulations, Fo, a voucher price £500 from MPB is heading your approach!

Fo’s picture joins the opposite 9 photographs chosen this month and goes onto our shortlist for our panel of VIP judges on the finish of the year for the general prize.

CJPOTY August: Gentle

In the present day is the final day to submit photographs to the August round of CJPOTY. The theme ‘for the seventh round of the 2023/24 Digicam Jabber Photographer of the Year (CJPOTY) competitors is ‘Gentle’.

Gentle is a vital a part of images, however the gentle’s route, high quality or color is typically what makes {a photograph}. We need to see your photographs that the sunshine makes a bit extra particular. The sunshine might be pure or synthetic, and the images might be taken wherever at any time.

This round of our month-to-month competitors is open for submissions till 23:59 BST (00:59 CET and 15:59 PST) on thirty first August 2023.

To submit your entry, comply with the hyperlink to cjpoty or click on on the CJPOTY button on the high of any of our web site pages. You possibly can submit as much as three entries for £2.00 plus cost processing prices (£0.26). Pictures needs to be Jpegs at the least 1920 pixels alongside their longest aspect however no bigger than 2MB.

Backlit duck on a pond

Digicam Jabber Photographer of the Year prizes

On the finish of the month, the Digicam Jabber workforce will choose one profitable picture and 9 runners-up from the July entries. The photographer of the profitable picture will obtain a voucher from MPB.com to the worth of £500 which might be spent on something from an enormous vary of package from the World’s greatest platform for used photographic gear.

All 10 of the chosen photographs will go into our shortlist for the year.

We’ll do that every month in 2023 in order that by the tip of the year, there will probably be 120 shortlisted photographs. These will then go earlier than our implausible panel of judges who will resolve the first, 2nd and Third-placed photographs.

The photographer of the first-placed picture general, as determined by the panel of judges , will obtain a voucher to the worth of £1000 from MPB.com in addition to a trophy and the title ‘Digicam Jabber Photographer of the Year 2023‘. The photographers who come second and third will obtain vouchers price £500 and £250, respectively.


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