SMILE! Winner Chosen

Posted by Justin Case — 11 Apr 2012

"A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world." ~ Hans Hofman

Whether they drive you... or drive you astray, your emotions are often in charge.

An emotion is a complex reaction of an individual's state of mind with that person's body's internal chemical influences and environmental factors. Emotion is associated with mood, temperament, personality, disposition and motivation and drives (or derails) the myriad relationships we all have.

The result of your emotions are the behaviors you engage in and the expression of those emotions that we all see and experience around you. When someone says

Emotion is an amazing 'topic' to cover in images, as there is no shortage of opportunity to capture emotions around us every day, displayed by everyone we meet or pass by.

After getting a chance to vote for many great entries, spanning a wide array of emotions, you've chosen a winner!

Jessica by Stephanie Smith!

Our winner in this contest is taking home $65! Maybe that will make Stephanie smile!

We've got lots of other great contests that are either currently open for entries or open for voting. Don't forget to check them out:

Currently open contests include:

If you're interested in browsing through and voting on some amazing images in our contests that are currently open for voting, check out:

Don't forget that you can now enter images shot by other members (and get a chance to win 15% of the prize, if that image wins - while the original photographer will win 85%) - This is a great way to give props to the work of great photogs around the site and potentially get a little reward for finding (and entering, on behalf of the submitting member) the winning image.

Now that we've made it easier for you to enter your own images and possible for you to enter the images shot by others, that you find throughout the site, we also challenge you to curate the best entries from throughout the site... it may be well worth your while!

Happy shooting ~!

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