The winner of the Click Magazine cover contest is…

The winner of the Click Magazine cover contest is…

Courtney Carlmark

Sacramento, California
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV + Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 lens; f/3.2, 1/800, ISO 500

Selecting a winner for Click Magazine’s first-ever cover photo contest was no small task. Our team reviewed almost 16,000 entries in search of one of the six images we feature annually on the cover of our magazine, displayed on newsstands across the country and shipped to readers around the world. The quality and prowess of the entry pool was awe-inspiring. Congratulations to our winner (above) and 16 talented finalists!

Finalists

Kimberly Walla

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Gear & Settings: Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 lens; f/2.8, 1/1,250, ISO 320

Click Magazine cover contest - Kimberly Walla
Photo by Kimberly Walla

Robyn Chubey

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 6D+ Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens; f/2.5, 1/1,250, ISO 160

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Robyn Chubey

Maria Del Pilar Figueroa

Nampa, Idaho
Gear & Settings: Nikon D800 + AF DC-Nikkor 135mm f/2D lens;  f/2.8, 1/1,000, ISO 200

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Maria Del Pilar Figueroa

Alina Clark

Hornchurch, Essex, United Kingdom
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 6D + 24-70mm f/4.0 lens; f/5.6, 1/320, ISO 500

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Alina Clark

Mackenzie Free

Steele, Alabama
Gear & Settings: Nikon D810 + Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens; f/2.8, 1/400, ISO 400

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Mackenzie Free

Karlee Hooper

San Clemente, California
Gear & Settings: Nikon D750 + Nikkor 24-70mm 2.8G lens; f/4.0, 1/250, ISO 640

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Karlee Hooper

Pamela Salai

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens;  f/2.0, 1/200, ISO 200

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Pamela Salai

Julie Floyd

Winnetka, Illinois
Gear & Settings: Nikon D800 + AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G lens; f/3.2, 1/200, ISO 100, using one strobe light and a reflector in the studio against Savage thunder-gray seamless backdrop

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Julie Floyd

Lindsay Saunders

Fairbanks, Alaska
Gear & Settings: Nikon D750 + Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens; f/2.2, 1/4,000, ISO 200

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Lindsay Saunders

Cara Soulia

Needham, Massachusetts
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + 24mm f/2.8L lens; f/4.0, 1/100, ISO 1600

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Cara Soulia

Autumn Adair

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + 35mm f/1.4L lens; f/1.8, 1/250, ISO 100

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Autumn Adair

Kara Chappell

Whidbey Island, Washington
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens; f/2.8, 1/1,250, ISO 100

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Kara Chappell

Lauree Jane Sundberg Schloss

Erie, Pennsylvania
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens; f/2.5, 1/200, ISO 125; Paul C. Buff Einstein strobe

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Lauree Jane Sundberg Schloss

Ashley Soeder

Rouleau, Saskatchewan, Canada
Gear & Settings: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM lens; f/2.8, 1/2,700, ISO 200

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Ashley Soeder

Hana Kim

Oxnard, California
Gear & Settings: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II + Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens; f/1.8, 1/250, ISO 1250

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Hana Kim

Rebecca Robinson

McKinney, Texas
Gear & Settings: Nikon D750 + Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art lens; f/2.5, 1/1,000, ISO 125

Click Magazine cover contest finalists 2018
Photo by Rebecca Robinson

Thank you so much to everyone who entered the 2018 Click Magazine cover contest! If you’re interested in more awesome photo contests, you can view and enter our current photo contest theme here. Winners are featured in the pages of Click Magazine! And if you just gotta have the current issue to see these beauties in print, you can buy that right here.

2018 Click Magazine cover contest winner and finalists
Announcing the winner of the 2018 Click Magazine cover contest! Plus, see the 16 finalists and be inspired by their gorgeous photography.

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2 Comments

  1. Lauree J Schloss November 8, 2018 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    Will more print versions be available? It is out of stock and would love to buy several!!

    • Elizabeth Ordonez November 9, 2018 at 11:38 am - Reply

      Yes! There should be more available in a couple days! In the meantime, you might be able to find print copies at your local Barnes & Noble.

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