Winners: Take a Photo of Someone Doing Something Good

We are happy to announce the winners of our latest photo project, Take a Photo of Someone Doing Something Good, a collaboration with Lomography. The folks over at Lomography narrowed the submissions down to 20, and we chose the top three winners and two runners-up. It wasn't an easy task, but someone had to do it!

First place goes to icuresick, who will receive a free (or gift) subscription to GOOD Magazine, a GOOD T-shirt, and one LC-A+ Camera with one pack of Lomography Color Negative 400 35mm film. The photo will be featured in the next print issue of GOOD.


Second place goes to falsedigital and third place goes to bigphilly808. They will receive free (or gift) subscriptions, one Diana F+ Camera with one pack of Lomography Color Negative 400 120 film each, and their photos will also be featured in the next print issue of GOOD.



The runners-up are nina_ska and lawypop, who will both receive GOOD T-shirts.



Thanks to everyone who participated, and congratulations to our winners!

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