APOY 2011 Results Round Nine ? Black & White

The results are in for the ninth round of APOY.

Chan Kwok Hung, from Hong Kong, is the winner of our Black & white round of APOY 2011. Chan will receive Canon?s EOS 600D with Canon?s EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II and EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lenses worth a total of £999. The EOS 600D offers full HD 1080p video recording, up to 3.7fps continuous shooting and a 3in, 1.04-million-dot vari-angle LCD screen. An ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 12,800, enables high-quality handheld shooting in low-light conditions without the need for flash. Chan also receives a stylish Canon PIXMA MG3150 all-in-one printer with Auto Duplex Print and Wi-Fi worth £69.

Our second-placed winner is Tim Riches, from the Isle of Lewis, who will receive Canon?s PowerShot G12 worth £539. The PowerShot G12 gives exceptional images with its HS System and Canon wideangle lens. Full manual mode, raw, front dial and optional lens filter adapter allow professional levels of control. Tim will also receive a SELPHY CP800 printer in white worth £99.

Simona Bonanno of Italy finished third in the round and wins Canon?s PowerShot SX150 IS worth £199. The 14.1-million-pixel PowerShot SX150 IS with its 12x optical zoom allows you to take HD movies. Simona will also receive a SELPHY CP800 printer worth £99.

1st Chan Kwok Hung, Hong Kong 45pts

Canon EOS-1D Mark III, 24-105mm, 1/400sec at f/11, ISO 1250

Children bathing in a stream in a palm forest, China

Judges say: ?With its skilful use of light and shadow, beautiful framing and magical atmosphere, Chan?s image received top marks from all the judges. A powerful image that is technically and creatively excellent.?

2nd Tim Riches, Isle of Lewis 44pts

Canon EOS 40D, 70-300mm, 1/350sec at f/8, ISO 200

Backlit Hebridean sheep

Judges say: ?Tim?s image instantly caught the judges? eye. Using the technique of backlighting, Tim exploits the creative potential of the black & white medium in full.?

3rd Simona Bonanno, Italy 43pts

Nikon D80, 18-35mm, 1/200sec at f/4.5, ISO 400

?Sicily, Italy, 2009?

Judges say: ? Simona took this image on a stormy day and says that the raindrops on the car window helped to create an extraordinary atmosphere. We couldn?t agree more. Simona?s imaginative image has an undeniable emotional charge

Top 50 entries for this round

  • 1 Chan Kwok Hung 45pts
  • 2 Tim Riches 44pts
  • 3 Simona Bonanno 43pts
  • 4 Mishal Alharbi 42pts
  • 4 Matteo Colombo 42pts
  • 6 Andrew Kaplan 41pts
  • 6 Jose Souto 41pts
  • 8 Chris Bestwick 40pts
  • 8 Michael Marsh 40pts
  • 10 Ricardo Alarcon 39pts
  • 11 Gary Smith 38pts
  • 12 Marc Taylor 37pts
  • 13 Bill Allen 36pts
  • 13 Balázs Szabó 36pts
  • 13 Chris Dixon 36pts
  • 13 Tony Guy 36pts
  • 13 Alexandrov Olexandr 36pts
  • 13 Angshuman Paul 36pts
  • 13 Peter Warrington 36pts
  • 13 Adrian Williams 36pts
  • 21 Ross Culshaw 35pts
  • 21 Lee Jeffries 35pts
  • 21 Roberto Pavic 35pts
  • 24 Jim Caryl 34pts
  • 24 Darren Foxall 34pts
    • 24 Brian Mcdonnell 34pts
    • 24 Rex Kersley 34pts
    • 24 David Queenan 34pts
    • 24 Henrique Souto 34pts
    • 24 Steve Turnbull 34pts
    • 31 Keith Aggett 33pts
    • 31 Richard Craze 33pts
    • 31 Dan Deakin 33pts
    • 31 Yana Feldman 33pts
    • 31 Phan Hien 33pts
    • 31 Jason Owen 33pts
    • 31 Sean Slevin 33pts
    • 38 Chris Gin 32pts
    • 38 Christine Hewitt 32pts
    • 38 Geoff Kell 32pts
    • 38 Chris Pattison 32pts
    • 38 Ron Roger 32pts
    • 43 Tony Cooper 31pts
    • 43 Meagan Dallas 31pts
    • 45 Hadi Asgari 30pts
    • 45 Dawn O Connor 30pts
    • 45 Mario Radaković 30pts
    • 45 Deborah Rigden 30pts
    • 49 Jevgenijs Scolokovs 29pts
    • 50 Anthony Beck 28pts

    View the winning Images in the APOY 2011 Gallery

    See the APOY 2011 Leader Board after this round.

    Results and rounds of APOY 2011

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