Tokina Monthly Photo Contest – May winner announcement

Jun 10, 2019

We are glad to announce the winner for May Edition Tokina Monthly Photo Contest that we are running inside Facebook Tokina Lens Photo Community!

Thanks to all of you for your participation and please join us in cheering Martin Wacker with his shot "Staircase - Escher style". Congratulations!

Settings: 15mm, f/11, 1/4s, ISO200

Photographer: Martin Wacker
Title: "Staircase - Escher style"
Place: Hamburg, Germany
Camera: Nikon D5100
Lens: Tokina AT-X 124 AF PRO DX II

Photographer's comments:

I love urban exploration and architecture. The Tokina wide angle lens allows me to capture the beauty of things, and to add a surrealistic feel to the structures. For this shot, I positioned my camera directly on the floor to get the best perspective. This staircase was built in 1885 at the Old Main Post Office, the shape of the staircase reminds me of M. C. Escher's work.

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