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Meet the first prize winner of Nikon D90

Nandoor from Hungary with his Nikon D90

This is Nandoor from Hungary who is the proud owner of a sparkly new Nikon D90 Camera and lens!

First train in the morning

Nandoor's prize winning photograph - First train in the morning.

Congratulations on your prize Nadoor, and thank you to Nikon!

There were 23 other prize winning photographers too who received prizes from Photocreator and Moo. You can view prize winning photographs here.

Don’t forget, you can follow the 4amproject on twitter!

Karen :)

4am Project prize winners! Which is your favourite?

Wow…! All your wonderful 4am Project photos made selecting just 24 very hard! I’ve been viewing, deliberating and agonizing all week. I hope you like my final choices :)

And now it’s over to you!

Which is your favourite 4am photograph?

There are 24 photos and 24 prizes, so every photographer will win a prize.

Here is what is on offer:

1st Prize: from Nikon D90 Camera with 18-105mm lens (worth £1029.99)

2nd Prize: 30″ x 36″ photo canvas

3rd Prize: 50 page 30cm x 30cm photo book

4th Prize: 24″ x10″ photo canvas (2nd, 3rd, 4th prizes from Photocreator)

5th through to 24th Prizes: Packet of 20 postcard for you to put your images on from Moo

Big thank you to Nikon, Photocreator and Moo for the prizes!

Pop over to this page to see more details and pictures of the prizes.

SO! What do you have to do now?

Have a look at all the great 4am images below, chose your favourite and give it your vote!

Voting will be open until Midnight (Greenwich Mean Time)  on Monday 19th April. The photograph with the most votes at the end of the voting period will win first prize, and so forth.

You can only vote once from your computer, this is to avoid multiple votes from the same computer. However, you can of course rally round support from your friends and family and all your friends on flickr, twitter, facebook etc! :)

Thanks again to everybody who has ventured out to photography their world at 4am. I wish I had enough prizes for everybody!

Photo 2 by Fran, Birmingham UK


Photo 3 By Rene Segura, Santa Maria, USA

4am project

Photo 4 By Creepeh Sue, Hongdae, South Korea

Photo 5 By Gaurav Patel, London, UK

Photo 6 by Dale Shephard, Wolverhampton, UK

4:04 Study 1

Photo 7 By Derek Shanks, Toronto, Canada

Boudin Baker: Scoring

Photo 8 By Jeanne Brophy, San Francisco, USA

4am Dubai by Jean Marie Jenanji

Phot 9 by Jean Marie Jenanji, Dubai, UAE

First train in the morning

Photo 10 By Nandor Hargita, Budapest

I always end up thinking of you

Photo 11 By Cerealboxstar, Manila, Philippines

most beautiful

Photo 12 By Luis Amaral, Lisbon, Portugal

4am - 04:00:39

Photo 13 By Andrew Stuart, Llandudno, Wales


Photo 15 By Egneg, Birmingham UK

4am Portrait (04:29)

Photo 16 By Andy Toots, Warwickshire, UK

Photo 17 By Steve Anderson, Sweden

Photo 18 By Strawbleu, Leeds, UK

Photo 19 By Miki Ballard, Fairview, USA

Photo 20 By Kat De'Vries, San Diego, USA

Photo 21 By Yashwanth Madhusudan, Bangalore, India

Photo 22 By Adrian Burrows, Frankley Beeches, UK

Photo 23 By Vladimir Morozov, Birmingham, UK


Photo 24 by hanung665, Jakarta, Indonesia

Enjoy the photos & happy voting!

Karen :)

The early bird catches the prize!

Hello everyone!

I am super excited to be able to announce that I have some prizes for 4am Project participants on 4th April! This fits in nicely with the 4am Project’s 1st birthday too!

So, here is what is on offer! 

FIRST PRIZE: Nikon D90 DSLR with 18-105mm lens (worth £1029.99)

12.3 mega pixels

ISO 200-3200

3″ monitor

4.5 frames per second continuous shooting     

 Movie capture

More details can be found on the Nikon website.

2ND, 3RD & 4TH PRIZES from Photocreator

  36″ X 30″ Photo Canvas

 50 page 30cm x 30cm Photo Book

 24″ x 10″ Photo Canvas



 Pack of 20 postcards of your images!

All great prizes for creating and showing off your fab photographs! Thank you Nikon, Photocreator & Moo!

As with every competition, there are some rules – boo! ;) So here are the Ruley bits – I’ll keep it short and sweet.





  • Photographs must be taken on 4th April 2010 between the hours of 4am-5am & be tagged ’4amproject’ on flickr.  You can find information on how to submit your photographs here.
  • Please upload your 4am photos by Sunday 11th April if you wish to be entered into the competition.
  • To keep things as simple as possible, I (Karen Strunks) will be selecting the 24 photographs I like the best. Take a picture of whatever inspires you, there are no rules in that respect. My decision is final.
  • I will put the selected 24 photographs on the 4am project blog after the 11th of April and invite people to vote for their favourite image. Which ever photograph has the most votes, will win first prize and so forth.
  • If you really do not want to take part in the competition let me know. You can drop me an email hello@4amproject, or tweet me @4amproject & I will exclude your images from the competition.
  • You will be given online codes to collect prizes from &  
  • Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. The 4am project will only use the winning images for promotion in connection to this competition for a period of no longer than five years. Where an image is used, the photographer will be credited.
  • The first prize is one D90 + 18-105mm VR Kit (model subject to availability). No cash alternative to the prize will be offered and the prize is not transferable.
  • The promoter’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into. Entry implies acceptance of these rules.
  • There will be one winner of the Nikon camera who will be notified by telephone or email within 28 days of the closing date. Delivery of prize to be arranged after this notification.
  • Nikon UK reserves the right to substitute the prize to an equal or greater value should circumstances make this necessary.
  • This draw is being operated from the UK and is governed by English Law
  • The promoter is 4am Project, the prize provider of the camera is Nikon UK Ltd
  • Please bear with me! This is my first time running a competition. I promise to do my best to make it all run smoothly :)


Whether you would like to win a prize or not, have fun exploring your surroundings at 4am! Everything that is so familiar during day time hours looks so different at 4am.

If you are organising a 4am photo walk, let me know & I can send a tweet out to see if there are other people in the area that would like to join you! If you have any questions, get in touch.

Let’s make the 4am Project’s 1st birthday a great one!

Say hello! 

Tweet me! @4amproject

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