Announces the Winner of Contest Corner Challenge #57: Pollution

Brad Vink of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada is the Latest Contest Corner Challenge Winner at, Winning Contest Corner Challenge #57: Pollution.

Barrie, Ontario, Canada, October 22, 2008 --( Photography Corner ( has announced that Brad Vink is the winner of the site’s latest Contest Corner Challenge, and as such has been awarded a 1-year Pro Account subscription at The recent challenge asked photographers to photograph some form of pollution, or the negative effects of pollution on an environment. began offering Contest Corner Challenges in July 2004, and new challenges are issued every 3 weeks throughout the year.

With over 25% of the votes from a total of nineteen qualifying submissions, Brad won the recent photography challenge CCC#57: Pollution with his work depicting an orange, smog-filled, night sky behind numerous smoke-stacks spitting pollution into the air. This is the first Contest Corner Challenge win accomplished by Brad, who also placed 10th in the 2007 Photograph of the Year contest.

Contest Corner Challenges at are issued to site members in the community’s forum and on the Corner Blog ( Only Premiere Members of Photography Corner (requires a yearly or lifetime subscription) are eligible to win some of the bigger prizes, but all members of the site are always invited to submit photographs to the contest, and all have a chance to wins prizes in each contest. Everyone is invited to participate in the five-day voting window to vote on contest winners and discuss submissions after they have all been received.

About is a leading portal for photographers, which includes member-written articles, tutorials, forums, a photography directory and projects. The site runs a monthly Photograph of the Month contests and eighteen yearly Contest Corner Challenges, as well as providing an area of the site for photographers to receive constructive criticism of their work in the Critiques Corner. As a further resource to photographers, provides photography news, camera reviews, and information on photography contests and events throughout the world. was launched in March 2004.

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