Lytro has just announced the winner of the first round of their International Photography Contest: The winning entry is a LightField picture of a ladybug “taking flight”, taken by Bob Fender from Georgetown TX. Fender will receive the prize money of 500 US$, as well as an invitation to join Lytro’s Pro Shooter Program.
The four runner-ups (250 US$ prize money each) are included after the break:
“Contemplative Melancholy” by Bentley McBentleson (Brooklyn NY)
“Zoe at rest” by Sean Matthew Leary (Austin TX)
“Slinky in the grass” by Mike Bayard (Atascadero CA)
“Chip” or* “Circuit” by Dan Eisenreich (Cantonsville MD)
Congratulations to this round’s winners! The second and last round of the photo contest will run from June 1 to 21, so get your best LightField pictures ready!