Reader SunShots photo contest

  • This week's category: Family

    This week's category: Family

    Share your pictures for this category through Nov. 25 at The winning photos will appear on Dec. 3 at It can take up to 24 hours on weekdays, and 48 hours on weekends for photos to be approved. To avoid cropping, upload photos with a 16:9 ratio....

  • Shelter winner

    Shelter winner

    Zolt Levay is the winner of this week's SunShots theme, "Shelter," with his image of a Texas picnic pavilion. The photo was shot with a Nikon D800,10mm lens at f8, 1/4000 sec. and ISO 800. Baltimore Sun photographer Algerina Perna critiques, "The photo is pleasing in both its symmetry and tonal...

  • Shelter honorable mention

    Shelter honorable mention

    Bill Bitman is second place winner for his photo of a frog under a lily pad leaf at the National Zoo in D.C. taken with a Nikon D800E. Perna comments, "This photo wins the cute factor. The frog's seemingly smug expression at finding a shady spot tells the whole story. It's tack-sharp eyes keep...

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