We are pleased to announce the jury members of Kolor Panobook 2012 panoramic photography contest: Christian Bloch, Ignacio Ferrando Margelí and Uwe Steinmueller.
The jury has nearly finished reviewing the 1647 panoramas we received for the contest and we will be able to announce the winners very soon. Many thanks to Christian, Ignacio and Uwe for being part of this year’s adventure! Find more details about them just below:
Christian is an acclaimed Visual Effects Artist who has been working professionally in the field for years. He is the principal author of the famous HDRI Handbook. He was born in Germany and lives in Hollywood. His work can be seen in Star Trek: Enterprise, Smallville, Invasion, Lost, 24, and a growing number of movies and commercials. He has been a pioneer in the practical application of HDRI in post-production, specifically under the budgetary and time restraints of TV production.
Ignacio Ferrando Margelí
Ignacio is a multimedia developer and photographer through the company Ábaco Digital that he founded with a friend in 1998. His passion for panoramic photography led him to push the techniques to the limit to capture impossible panoramas. He creates impressive virtual tours that always make you wonder how he could shoot them.
Uwe is recognized as a leading photography workflow expert. He was born in Germany and has been living in the US since 1999. He works with his wife Bettina as a photographer team: Bettina focuses on the artistic expression and Uwe handles both the artistic and the digital workflow. Their favorite subjects are nature and urban landscapes and their hidden details. They both run Digital Outback Photo which is one of the premier digital fine art websites in the world.