And The Winner Is…

Giles Ridley

Giles Ridley

Congratulations to Giles Ridley from Cape Town on winning the first PhotoComment Photo Competition. After a tough decision Giles was chosen as the winner by our judges. He will receive a Sony Alpha A230 from Sony South Africa. Thank you Sony for sponsoring the prize.

He had the following to say about his image:

A Moment that made my year:

Appreciating Cape Town’s Beauty- as one of the host cities for the FIFA World Cup

2009 was the year that Cape Town was put in the spotlight.

The FIFA World Cup was upon us and every South African felt proud to be part of such a global venture.

Cape Town was one of the cities chosen to host the FIFA games.

As a photographer, it made me look at Cape Town with different eyes. How do you capture the magic of this beautiful city in an image?

I decided to climb the mountain and see my city through a bird’s eye view.

For me 2009 was about appreciating my city, Table Mountain, our pristine beaches and the glorious sunlight.

For a moment, my panoramic photograph of the Cape Peninsula captured all of the beauty that Cape Town has to offer.

A big thank you to all thoise who entered the competition, the quality of images was very high and we look forward to the next competition and what that brings.

See the other finalist in the gallery here.

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Greg W - Admin

You may know me better as 'Admin', as I work more behind the scenes to keep PhotoComment running smoothly, so here is a short history of how I got here. I started working in a camera store right out of high school having never picked up a camera before. I spent a few years working there and then moved to wholesale and then made a big change and went into the cycling industry for a few years, however I could not stay away and made the move back into the photography industry and have been working with PhotoComment since March 2008. It has become a passion and a labor of love to bring the best photographic content to you.