Celebrates 50th Monthly Photo Contest

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Photographer Charles L. Inglefield has won Grand Prize in 50th monthly photography contest.

Photographer Charles L. Inglefield has won Grand Prize for April in the prestigious photography contest sponsored by, the site's founder, Jim Miotke, announced Wednesday.

The April contest was a special occasion: the Web site's 50th monthly contest. "This is really amazing," said Miotke. "In the beginning, our only goal was to have enough entries to call it a contest. Now, we get over 18000 thousand entries each month. The contest's success has surpassed our wildest expectations!"

More than 18600 photographs were submitted in April to the online photography contest, which attracted contestants from around the world and featured 10 separate categories. Charles L. Inglefield's image, "Dusk", garnered top honors after being submitted in the "Details and Macro" contest category.

All of the winning images can be viewed at's contest page:

BetterPhoto's free photo contest is conducted each month. Categories include Nature and Landscapes, Animals, People, Elements of Design, Digital Darkroom, Travel and Place, Flowers, Details and Macro, Special Effects, and Monthly Theme. Judging is performed by a panel of professional photographers.

Besides its free photo contest, also offers a variety of services: free newsletters, Digital Camera Calculators, digital camera reviews, online photo courses, a discussion forum, Web sites for photographers, question-and-answer section, how-to articles, photo galleries, daily blogs written from instructors and staff members, and more.

Photographers can enter this month's contest and learn more about photography at:

For further information, contact:

Kerry Drager



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