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Announcing the $1000 Grand Prize Winner of the LightCollector Photo Contest!
Posted By Diane Pham On March 21, 2013 @ 2:50 pm In Announcements,Contests,Features,Green Design Competitions | No Comments
After six weeks of submissions and an intense judging period, we’re thrilled to finally announce the winner of the LightCollector Photo Contest ! We called upon designers, architects and creatives to try out Philips’ new LightCollector photo app  and collect light-inspired images from the world around them using their mobile devices. We received over 350 incredible entries, and even more of you came and voted for your favorite 20 photos – but there was one photo in particular that really stood out to our panel judges in the final round of the competition. We’d like to congratulate Allison Gates on her win for her photo “Wildfire “. Check it out after the break, as well as a few honorable mentions from our esteemed judges!
Congratulations to Allison Gates on her win for her photo entitled “Wildfire “. The photo is unedited and was taken at Green Lakes in Syracuse, New York.
Blue in Shanghai, China  by batbluegirl.
Jill: “The colors and composition of this photo is fantastic and it really makes me stop and look to try to figure out what is going on in this image. It looks like a bunch of highway overpasses, but why are they glowing? And why are the overpasses lined with little planter boxes? Where was this taken and what is going on here?”
Frozen Window  by Stine Wachs
Reed: “Excellent abstract photo with great colors. I like that you can’t tell if it was taken close up or far away.”
Fusion  by KJ Crowley
Lea: “Light is magic in this photo. The camera captures light as we cannot see it with our own eyes – moving, full spectrum beams of energy.”
Lauren Grieco’s Escalator at the Stedelijk Museum 
Lidija Jovanovic’s If you look up… 
Jill  is the founder of Inhabitat, as well as a LEED-AP  green designer and green design consultant based in New York City. She created Inhabitat in the spring of 2005 as a way to catalog her search for new ways to improve the world through forward-thinking, high-tech and environmentally conscious design.
Lea  is a Chicago-based designer and an Inhabitat contributor. She has been published in the Eco Design Handbook and her work is also a part of the permanent collection of the Huxley College of the Environment at West Washington University. Her diverse career has focused on creating efficient, sustainable and user-centered lighting, consumer products, furniture and a range of other products.
Reed  is a New York-based photographer. In 2010 he was selected as one of Photo District News’ 30 up and coming photographers. His work has been featured in TIME Magazine, The Guardian, New York Magazine and numerous other publications.
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URLs in this post:
 LightCollector Photo Contest: http://inhabitat.com/enter-the-lightcollector-photo-contest-for-a-shot-at-1000/
 LightCollector photo app: https://www.light-collector.com/
 Wildfire: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/wildfire
 Blue in Shanghai, China: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/2986
 Frozen Window: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/2997
 Fusion: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/fusion
 Escalator at the Stedelijk Museum: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/escalator-at-the-stedelijk-museum
 If you look up…: https://www.light-collector.com/photos/if-you-look-up
 Jill Fehrenbacher – Designer, Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Inhabitat: http://inhabitat.com/about
 Jill: http://inhabitat.com/author/jill/
 LEED-AP: http://www.gbci.org/Exam-Guide/About/LEED-AP.aspx
 Lea Stewart – Product Designer: http://leadesignsid.com/home.html
 Reed Young – Photographer: http://www.reedyoung.com/
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