February 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

Winning Photo

Theme : “Hidden”

Marion Darlington1

Photo by Marion Darlington

Nikon Coolpix 510, F4.6, 1/1000, ISO 100, Exp -0.7,  40mm

Judge’s Feedback:

Marion has done a wonderful job capturing this little guy, who is trying to camouflage himself in the bushes. The hard light make’s it difficult to see at first but as our brain distinguishes shapes, he comes into view.

Marion has captured an excellent viewpoint that supports the story of the theme. It looks like a downwards and slightly flattened perspective which is what gives this image weight and strength.

Great job!


Amy & Paul

P.S If you didn’t win, it’s not because we didn’t like your photo. Every photo on this page is a beauty. We love all of them. We want to extend a big “thank you” to everyone whose work is contributed each month. We are very proud of you.


Special Mention Entries:

(Simply click on a photo to enlarge and see camera data.)

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your photos. You have done a great job. We have a limitation of one Winner and 8 finalists photos. This is due to the wonderful success and popularity of Focus Ezine and that we are now getting a large number of entries each month. If you don’t see yours here it’s not because we didn’t like it, it’s simply because of space limitations.



Please add your comments about any of these great photo efforts at the bottom of the page.


Next Month’s (March) Theme:

“Flora and Fauna”


The closing date for entries is the 25th of February 2014.

Competition drawn and open for viewing on 3rd March 2014.

About the Author

Amy is an multi-award winning photographer from Australia. She teaches enthusiast photographers how to take beautiful, professional photos in easy, plain English. She has a monthly photography emagazine and ebooks to help you create stunning images every time.

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  1. Ann Sorensen says:

    Well deserved win Marion, for a very tricky subject. The little fella is certainly hidden – took awhile to find him!! :)

  2. Raymond says:

    Great entries! Glad to see there are so many people doing alright with Amys Focus ezine.

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