Our 2018 photo challenge saw photographers of all ages, with a range of subject matter. Here are all of the 100+ entries we received.
Look for our Spring issue, on stands March 12, to see which photos were selected.
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"Serenity in Blue" by Dave DeMarco
2018 South County Life Photo Challenge
Photograph made on November 28, 2017. Nikon D850, Nikkor 16-35mm f/4.0 lens, Sirui N-1204 tripod and K-20x ball head; 26mm, f/9, 15s, ISO 64. Basic adjustments in Lightroom 6cc. This photograph was made early in the blue hour on Point Judith Pond of a classic New England scene. The photograph tells the story of a magical moment where there is both peacefulness and anticipation with the pending sunrise.
Photograph made on October 19, 2017. Nikon D850, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, Sirui N-1204 tripod and K-20x ball head; 58mm, f/11, 1/2s, ISO 64. Basic adjustments in Lightroom 6cc. This photograph was made on Point Judith Pond prior to sunrise. The morning was especially cool for this time of year which created a little mist rising from the pond producing a lovely moment in time while the pond was still tranquil.
Photograph made on September 1, 2017. Nikon D810, Nikkor 16-35mm f/4.0 lens; Sirui N-1204 tripod and K-20x ball head; 16mm, f/11, 1/20s, ISO 400. Basic adjustments in Lightroom 6cc. This photograph was made during the golden hour shortly after sunrise looking down the Charlestown Breachway with fishermen as a focal point in the composition. The alpenglow and soft light create a warm rich texture that tell the story of fishermen casting for the ocean’s treasure during a lovely morning sunrise.
January 2018 | Perryville, RI | Cows of Perryville bedding down in a hay pile for the January cold snap. Carpenter’s farm on South Kingstown Land Trust property off Moonstone Beach Rd. Nikon D7100, 35mm f1.8 lens, f3.2, 1/500 sec. Cropped, sharpened, highlights corrected in Lightroom.