Georgetown, KY, September 22, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Digital Image Cafe and many of its member photographers are featured in a new book released by Lark Books.
This savvy guide reveals the inside secrets and technical advice photographers need to find—and win—the best competitions. Jeff Wignall covers all aspects of this rising phenomenon, from finding safe and trustworthy contests to taking visually impressive and emotionally powerful photos that will catch the judges’ eyes.
In addition to prizes, these contests provide digital photographers with a unique and unprecedented opportunity to showcase their work, and Wignall maps out how to take advantage of this exciting trend. He also includes one-on-one interviews with key contest owners and judges to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on why a particular photo won. The features contests include: Digital Image Cafe, National Wildlife Federation, BetterPhoto, Kodak, Steve’s Digicams, Popular Photography, Smithsonian Magazine, Wet Pixel, and others.
Well over 100 original contest-winning images appear throughout the book, with commentary from the contributing photographers on their specific style and shooting techniques.
Jeff Wignall is a professional photographer and author of over a dozen books including The Joy of Digital Photography. He is a frequent contributor to a number of photo magazines, including American Photo and Outdoor Photographer. In addition, he regularly works in advertising for several major photo industry clients, including Sony, Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and MAC Group.
Digital Image Cafe is very proud of the success of its current and past members which have their photography featured in the book. These members include; Andrew Thomas, Banhup Teh, Brian Lewandowski, Cathy MacMillan, Cliff Berinksy, Connie Bagot, Craig Doros, David Jackson, Donna Cuic, Donna Eaton, Doug Mauck, Geoff Stamp, Heather McFarland, Jeff Robinson, John White, John Zimmerman, Kenneth Mucke, Kevin Hedquist, Madeleine Guenette, Marta Azevedo, Neil Shapiro, Richard H. Hahn, Robert Ganz, Robert Jensen, Robert Mann, Robert McRae, Scott Cromwell, Susi Lawson, Todd MacMillan and Travis Novitsky.
Read more information about the book and an interview with the author at: http://www.digitalimagecafe.com/Winning-Digital-Photo-Contests.asp
About Digital Image Cafe:
Digital Image Cafe is an online community dedicated to the promotion of those with an interest in Photography and the Digital Arts through sharing, communication and resources. We strive to provide a friendly environment where our members can grow, learn and have fun. The primary focus of this organization is to offer a place where one can grow their skills through relevant information, the assistance of other members and partners whom share similar interests and goals.