September 14, 2007

DMBLGIT – The Roundup

By Andrew In Blog Events
Sorry for the long delay in posting the winning photos. A double house move in the space of three weeks and a loss of internet connection is the reason.
Salivating over the entries as I have been doing, it must be said that the standard is at an all time high. There is so much talent out there that judging is getting more and more difficult. What is interesting that despite being wonderful images, savoury dishes do not tend to score that highly in comparison to something sweet and sticky so it is a delight that The Passionate Cooks entry came in third with the complementary colours producing such a vibrant image. I should warn future hosts that handling over 100 entries is tricky and time consuming; but we had a ball in deciding the winners…
WINNER: Martin Lersch
SECOND PLACE: Rachel Khoo
THIRD PLACE: Johanna Canon EOS20D
BEST FOR EDIBILITY: Mandy Fresh from the Oven Pentax k100d
BEST FOR AESTHETICS – TWO JOINT WINNERS
Sigrid il cavoletto di bruxelles savoury goats cheese, thyme and black Hawaiian salt fingers. canon eos 350d
Sara, Ms. Adventures in Italy
BEST FOR ORIGINALITY – TWO JOINT WINNERS
Rose 64sq ft kitchen Canon PowerShot SD600
Franz Canon G2
HOSTS AWARDS: ’cause I love them!
Jeanne Canon Powershot A80 on macro setting
Kate Thomas Canon Powershot S1 IS

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17 Comments
  1. Jeanne September 14, 2007

    Awwww, thanks Andrew! That’s very sweet of you :) I have to agree – the standard of competition was ridiculously high this time – so much talent out there. Well done to the judges for a no doubt arduous task!

  2. Toni-anne September 14, 2007

    Wow, what amazing food photographs! So many doubly talented people out there. I really enjoyed looking, thanks to everyone.

  3. Rose September 14, 2007

    Thank you very much Andrew, I really didn’t expect it, having seen all the superb entries. It must have been very hard to choose, that’s for sure. Andrew, could you please tell me where to get the DMBLGIT logo so I can proudly hang it in my blog. Thanks again.

  4. johanna September 14, 2007

    it must have been a truly difficult round.. so many fantastic pictures! and they are becoming so creative and unusual in their presentation as well – such an inspiration just to go through them all! i bet it took you forever to go through all of them!

  5. Martin Lersch September 14, 2007

    Wow – thanks a million times! This was a great surprise, and it’s a big honour to win among so many good photographs.

  6. zlamushka September 15, 2007

    Hi Andrew, I enjoyed looking at the gallery. The decision making process must have been quite long this time. Good job :-)

  7. bee September 15, 2007

    that was a stupendous effort. thanks, andrew.

  8. R Khooks September 15, 2007

    Oh wow, I can’t believe I got 2nd place!!! Thanks so much. And thanks Andrew for hosting. I know it’s a lot of work.

  9. Rose September 17, 2007

    What a big surprise. I really didn’t expect it, but I am so thrilled. Thaks Andrew and the judges for your hard work. It might have been tough to take a final decision. By the way Andrew, do you know if some logos for this month dmblgit will be available so I can proudly hang it in my blog.

  10. Sara, Ms. Adventures in Italy September 18, 2007

    Thanks so much!! I kept looking through the gallery and being wowed by the different entries…I don’t envy your job, Andrew! Thanks for hosting. Congrats to all recognized!! :)

  11. lemongrass September 19, 2007

    Hi,
    Do you know who is hosting next?

  12. Andrew September 19, 2007

    Next host is the lovely jeanne – cooksister!

  13. Mandy September 20, 2007

    Thanks for hosting this round, Andrew. It really surprises me to see I am one of the winner this round. ๐Ÿ˜€

  14. TBC September 21, 2007

    Thanks for hosting, Andrew.
    Congrats to all the winners.

  15. nicisme September 21, 2007

    Congratulations to the winners – really great photos!

  16. Scott at Realepicurean September 22, 2007

    There’s some fantastic, fantastic photographs this time around. Now a proud owner of a new camera, I just need to inherit some talent and then might even enter myself!

  17. african vanielje September 23, 2007

    wow, these pics are amazing. Hard to believe thay are also cooked by these talented people. Thanks for all the hard work Andrew.

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