International Photo Contest: Lytro posts Winner and Finalists for Round 1

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)

(* depending on whether you look at the Winners page, or Lytro’s blog post)

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!

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