We are very grateful to Island Photo Centre in association with Nikon for sponsoring extra prizes for the top three winners of the IWPOY 2008. Included with ‘a day with a Isle of Wight County Press Photographer’ and a large high quality canvas print, provided by Essential, the first place winner will also receive a Nikon P50 digital camera. The second place photographer will receive a Crumpler Photo Rucksack including Nikon accessories along with their canvas print and Photoshop Elements 6 with their canvas print will be awarded for third place.
The Nikon P50 is a high-performance 8.1 megapixel camera boasting a classic look and feel that is designed to satisfy camera purists. With a 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR lens with 28mm wide-angle capability, an optical viewfinder, a solid grip, and a handy Mode dial for quick and easy access to Manual shooting mode. The COOLPIX P50 – a veritable powerhouse of pure photographic capability.
A multi-purpose Nikon-Crumpler photo backpack provides enough space for all your equipment and more. It features Crumpler’s all new ‘spread-em’ opening system so that you can reach your equipment without prying eyes seeing, an easy access outer side pocket, an inside mesh window pocket with zip, and super strong shoulder straps. The detachable photo compartment has internal divides and extra padding on the bottom, (specification may vary).
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6 software, is a major upgrade to the No. 1 selling consumer photo-editing software. Available now for Windows® and soon to be released for the Mac, Photoshop Elements combines power and simplicity for consumers to find, view and easily infuse creativity and personality into their photos. This landmark release helps consumers at all experience levels achieve outstanding results and provides interactive options for sharing unique creations via print and Web.
The IWPOY would like to take this opportunity to thank all of this year’s competition sponsors as without their support the Isle of Wight Photgrapher of the Year online competition would not be possible and with their help the IWPOY is growing in strength and popularity year by year.