Reader SunShots photo contest

  • This week's category: Celebration

    This week's category: Celebration

    Share your pictures for this category through Dec. 16 at The winning photos will appear on Dec. 24 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....

  • Illumination winner

    Illumination winner

    Doris Rafaeli is the winner for this week's SunShots theme, "Illumination," for her Longwood Gardens, PA fountain picture shot with a Nikon D750, 80mm lens, f4.5 at 1/30 sec. and ISO 6400. Baltimore Sun photographer Algerina Perna critiques, "The silhouetted figures lining the bottom of the photo...

  • Illumination honorable mention

    Illumination honorable mention

    Christian Beale is second place winner for his image of icy plants and colored lights shot in his yard with a Nikon D5300, lens at 55mm, f5.6 at 1/100 sec. at ISO 6400. Perna says, "Light, color and texture make this photo a winner. Coming in close with the lens allows the details to become visible,...

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