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  • This week's category: Feel the heat

    This week's category: Feel the heat

    Share your pictures for this category through June 24. The winning photos will appear July 1 in print in the Life & Travel section, as well as online. It can take up to 24 hours on weekdays, and 48 hours on weekends for photos to be approved. Photos must be a 16:9 aspect ratio to avoid them being...

  • From above winner

    From above winner

    The winner for this week's Sunshots theme, "From Above," is Mary Braman for her photo of Koi, an ornamental variety of domesticated common carp shot in Tokyo. She used a Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera with a 35mm lens at f.8, 1/50 sec. at ISO 500. Baltimore Sun photographer Algerina Perna critiques,...

  • From above honorable mention

    From above honorable mention

    Bill Bitman is this week's runner-up for his photo of Winston, the adult male gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The photo was taken with a Nikon D300 and a 400mm lens. Bitman writes, "His eyes show that he realizes that he is being looked at from above." Perna comments, "Indeed, the gorilla's...

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