Which picture came out as the top shot this week? It was a tough choice.

Riding on the release of Google Camera into the Play Store and new camera features from the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8, we decided to set up this week’s photo contest looking for the best sharp-focused and selectively-blurred pictures. With the combination of great hardware and new innovative software, it’s getting easier to apply realistic blurring effects to already excellent photos — all within the phone.

With so many entries and such a huge prize at stake, it was even tougher than usual to pick out just one winner to take down the whole contest. In the end it had to be done, though, and you can see the winning shot below.




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