LowLight Plus – ProCamera Instagram Challenge
First of all, we want to thank everybody who participated in our June 2016 Instagram challenge. It was great to see new #lowlightplus photos roll in from all around the globe on a daily basis. Feel free to continue using the hashtag for your favorite photos shot in LowLight Plus camera mode and remember to tag us with @procamera_app.
In the meantime, the ProCamera Jury has had a look at each individual submission, and these are the final winners:
First Place: Outstanding night time capture, which demonstrates that motion blur can be used as a powerful design element. A reminder for ourselves, that we don’t always have to go for those tack sharp images. Panning shots require a combination of experience, luck and perseverance – and in this case all three factors really came together. Very well done!
Second Place: Beautiful Mt. Fuji just before sunrise. The first rays of sunlight start to hit the top of the volcano, while the city still lies asleep. Sometimes, getting up early is a good idea!
Third Place: This one was taken after sunset and is a prime example of the capabilities of ProCamera’s LowLight Plus camera mode. A few years ago, a photo like this would have required a big and expensive DSLR camera. Now, all you need for this fits in your pockets: A litte smartphone tripod + an iPhone running ProCamera. Everything comes together in this photo: Composition, exposure, sharpness, and editing. After seeing it, I immediately wanted to experience the view from the Shard myself.
Besides our top 3 participants, we also want to mention Michael VanVooren’s extensive LowLight Plus test series, which he documented on Instagram. He used LowLight Plus in really dark environments and created great comparison photos.
Michael was also able to capture a beautiful halo around the moon, which was caused by tiny ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere:
If you are curious to learn more about ProCamera’s LowLight Plus camera mode, you may be interested in downloading our handy 2 page info document.