And The Winner Is…

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 those 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.