Congratulations to our February Photo of the Month winner, Daniel Ward.
For the theme of red, Daniel entered "Oil on Water". The image was an interesting twist on the theme 'red' and the judges liked the abtract quality.
Here's what Daniel had to say:
"I created this photo by placing a glass Pyrex cooking dish on two tins of paint and filled the dish with about 1cm of water, then I added some olive oil and some red food colouring and gave it a stir. All the oil separates into little balls. Then when the water has settled I took the photo using an 85 mm macro lens on a tripod above the dish. The photo was shot in RAW and has had very little done to it in... Read more
Congratulations to Trevor Cotton on winning our February Book of the Month competition with his book Taking Time
Here's why our judge chose Trevor as the winner:
The images are incredibly beautiful, many of them look like paintings and have a lyrical quality. The simple layout of the book gives the images the space they need.
Here's what our winner had to say:
The coastal images in this collection feature long exposure techniques and treatments of muted or minimal colour intended to create a specific mood and intrigue the viewer with an alternative reality.
My decision to use Bob Books, was due to a number of factors. Good reviews concerning print... Read more
Each of our fabulous Book of the Month winners is automatically entered into our Book of the Year competition to determine who will be crowned Top Bob.
Voting to decide the top three books was open to the public, then our panel of judges chose the overall winner from the shortlist.
And the winner is...
Hannah Gonsalves with her book The Little Tree.
Hannah's book is beautifully illustrated with a very touching story. Hannah created this book in loving memory of Ruby, her cousin's daughter. All sale proceeds, along with the value of her prize, are going to SANDS - a UK charity supporting bereaved parents.
Here's what Hannah had to say:
That is... Read more