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X-Rite Photowalk Winners from Photokina in Cologne, Germany


by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 31st, 2012

The winners have been announced from the two photowalks we conducted during Photokina 2012 in Cologne, Germany in September. Coloratti Jens Petersen led the first walk on September 19 that began at Cologne Cathedral in downtown Cologne. Here are the winners from that photowalk.

X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012

Motion and color are the highlights of the first place winner by Jörg Schmidt. The abstract silhouette leaves us with the feeling of a solitary ride at sunrise into a sleepy city.

X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012Love locks along the Hohenzollernbruecke bridge in Cologne are the subject of the second place winner by Jürgen Danker. Sweethearts from all over the world come here to attach a padlock to the fence as a symbol of their undying love for each other.



This sweet exchange between two people over a very interesting camera is the third place winner by Christian Geyer.

X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012


X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012

Coloratti Adrian Weinbrecht led the second walk that began at the X-Rite stand on the show floor and moved out to the edge of the Rhine River overlooking the downtown area. Here are the winners from the second photowalk.

This interesting shot of a walkway over an underground tunnel is the first place winner taken by Vitali Shkaruba.



X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012

X-Rite Photowalk Photokina 2012



A barge on a silky smooth Rhine River is the second place winner. This long shutter speed shot was taken by Camillo Pfeil.


This black and white photo of a bicycle is the third place winner by Frank Schetteler. Bicycles are everywhere in Cologne and this beautiful portrait of one at rest makes me smile when I think about my time in Cologne.

Prizes for these winners are great color management solutions from X-Rite.

First place winners received X-Rite i1Photo Pro 2 including the all new Pro 2 spectrophotometer, i1Profiler software, Camera Calibration software, and ColorChecker targets for a total color management solutions from capture, to view, to print.

Second place winners received ColorMunki Photo and ColorChecker Passport, two of our most popular solutions for digital photographers.

And our third place winners received the i1Display Pro and ColorChecker Passport.

Congratulations to all our winners and many thanks to everyone who participated in the photowalks.  We are very grateful to Coloratti Jens Petersen and Coloratti Adrian Weinbrecht for taking the time to lead the walks and provide mentoring by sharing their own experience as professional photographers.

X-Rite Color Perfectionists Unite!aWe hope you will join us on our next X-Rite photowalk. We look forward to seeing you there.

Learn more about all the great color management solutions for photographers at www.xritephoto.com. Color perfectionists the world over know that X-Rite is the place to go for all their color management needs.


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