On photography contests

Rob Sheppard just posted an article on his blog that both describes how most photography contest entries are judged and expresses his opinion of the purpose of such contests for people wishing to improve their pictures. I highly recommend this post.

Photographic Competitions by Rob Sheppard

Maclay Flat
Missoula, Montana 

Note: I am not one to enter photo contests for many of the reasons described in this post! ;-)