Photo Competition Winner - December '09 by Ian Duffy
- Judged by
- Paul Goldstein
- Trip code
- Countries Visited
- December 2009
Virtually no scale, no colour and no perspective, it breaks all the rules and I love it. Moody background, a classic switchback diagonal and petroleum water. Antarctica in black and white and all the better for it. It makes me wish I had taken this. Being bold with your camera frequently is disastrous but when it is not .........
Congratulations Ian. You have won Bob Books photobooks worth £50.
Previous Winning entries
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