Images of the Year

Images of the Year Award Winners 2010

by NSN | February 1, 2011

Images of the Year Award Winners 2010Each week the moderators and staff of select one photo that particularly stands out in each of the image critique galleries. This photo becomes that gallery’s Image of the Week, and at year end one image is selected from these to be the gallery’s Image of the Year.

With so many wonderful images we have also included two images as Honorable Mentions in each gallery.

Prizes – The Total Value for 2010 is Over $6,000!

Images of the Year Winners:

  • A complimentary one-year membership to
  • $600.00 shopping spree at the online store.

Honorable Mentions:

  • A complimentary one-year membership to
  • $150.00 shopping spree at the online store.

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Birds Gallery

Kicking Up the Dust by Paul Leverington


Kicking Up the Dust
© Paul Leverington

Working the local area for a subject has the unique advantage of letting one become familiar with that subject, such as I have with this hawk that… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

Wildlife Gallery

Black Rhino Charge by Peter Delaney


Black Rhino Charge
© Peter Delaney

While on a lion photo shoot in the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province of South Africa, my guide and I saw two black rhinos, a critically endangered species. Suddenly the adult and calf… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

Landscapes Gallery

In the Dead of the Night by Marsel van Oosten


In the Dead of the Night
© Marsel van Oosten

Namibia is not only the least densely populated country of the world; it is also one of the driest. The clear desert air is perfect for shooting stars and star… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

Flora & Macro Gallery

Young Lady by Romolo Migotti


Young Lady
© Romolo Migotti

The image was taken in Italy, at the nature reserve Isola della Cona Staranzano in the province of Gorizia. It was taken early in the morning, when… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

Travel & Culture Gallery

Sundance by Wee Keat Cheoh


© Wee Keat Cheoh

This picture was taken at the Chinese Gardens of Singapore. The Chinese Gardens are part of a park in the Western part of our island, and are modeled along the northern Chinese imperial… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

Photo & Digital Art Gallery

Everglades Ballet by Susan Schermer


Everglades Ballet
© Susan Schermer

The concept for this image came to me when reviewing photographs I had made of egrets landing on the stumps at Viera Wetlands in Florida using a 500mm lens. Noting that they were backlit, one of my favorite… Continue reading »

Honorable Mentions

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