Grand Prize: Mountains Majesty
The 2007 Grand Prize Winner: Tracy Arcari of Wheatogue, Connecticut who took top honors for her breathtaking picture of The Mittens, a justly renowned rock formation in Monument Valley, Arizona.
A Favorite: Gateway Arch In Winter
Timothy OBrien of Florissant, Missouri captured this powerfully graphic and somber image of the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the big city closest to his home.
A Favorite: The Lincoln Memorial Li’ves
Matthew Johnson of Shortsville, New York shot this unusual and compelling view of the Lincoln Memorial while visiting his sister, who lives in Washington DC.
The Tamron “Make Your Mark: Landmarks-Natural or Manmade” 2007 Photo Contest was open to U.S. residents submitting any original photograph prominently including a natural or manmade landmark that was taken with a Tamron lens. The Grand Prize: A magnificent Tamron AF18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Aspherical LD Di II (IF) Macro zoom lens in the DSLR mount of the winners choice, plus having the winning picture showcased in the Tamron Viewfinder newsletter, and in the Gallery section of the popular Tamron website. In addition, twenty photographers whose images were selected as Favorites would have their names and winning images published on the website for all to admire.
In addition, the theme for the next Tamrons big 2008 Photo Contest is “Wet & Wild,” a very broad and exciting picture category that includes any images prominently including water-a lake, ocean, river, stream, pool, water slide, waterfall, even a sprinkler or bathtub!
Pictures submitted must be original, the property of the photographer, and photographed using a Tamron lens. The contest is open to Tamron users residing in the United States and all entries must be received no later than October 31, 2008. Complete details and an entry form can be found at http://www.tamron.com. The Grand Prize Winner of the 2008 contest will receive a Tamron AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical IF Macro zoom lens featuring Tamrons new Vibration Compensation mechanism (a $599 value).
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