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iPhonography Taken to the Professional Contest Level

iPhone Photography Awards™ (IPPAWARDS) – the first and the longest running iPhone photography competition since 2007 when the first iPhone appeared. According to the contest rules all photos have to be taken with an iPhone or iPod and are not allowed to be edited with any programs like Photoshop, though they can be slightly adjusted with iPhone apps such as Hipstamatic or Camerabag. This year the judges had a real challenge of picking up the winners; they had to go through thousands of entries from 38 countries. The results were simply astonishing. First place: Holly Wesley, Argyll, Scotland   Second place:… Read more »

Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest: 20 Most Impressive Wildlife Photos

Annually, after Nat Geo, wraps up the year’s photo contest, it’s a delight to go back and look at the stunning participating photographs contestants submitted for the different branches of the competition, and admire the talent and the story each photo carries. This year, two judging rounds of experts announced the first prize winner of 25th National Geographic Traveler Photo contest in the end of June; with the lucky one winning an expedition to the Galápagos with the National Geographic team, and the runner-ups will have their pictures posted in the magazine or the website. Here’s a selection of the best of the wildlife… Read more »

10 Amazing Pictures from the “Masters of Nature Photography” Book

On September 5, 2013  The Natural History Museum will publish ”The Masters of Nature Photography” book. These are 10 shots made by the past winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition which is run by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide. Enjoy the breathtaking images of extraordinary nature from around the globe along with the incredible stories of how the photography was made.  1. Jim Brandenburg, North Dakota, USA, 1975 It was windy on that North Dakota prairie, so windy that it was unnerving. It was also midday, and knowing that the light isn’t good at that time, I… Read more »

Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Photo Contest Finalists

Albuquerque, New Mexico – An onlooker Witnesses the Annular Solar Eclipse as the Sun Sets on May 20, 2012. Colleen Pinski – The Natural World. Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Photo Contest has just announced the 50 finalists for this year’s competition. The contest received over 37,600 photo submissions from photographers in 112 countries around the world. The five contest categories this year include: The American Experience — Events, objects or activities connecting the American people to their history or their cultural heritage; photographs that tell us what it means to be an American and provide a sense of what it is like to live in… Read more »

Top 10 Picks for the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic, a leader in capturing the world through brilliant imagery, sets the standard for photographic excellence. Last year the Nat Geo photo contest received more than 20,000 entries from over 130 countries, with professional and amateur photographers across the globe participating. And it’s this time of the year again, photographers are now welcome to submit their imagery, and the counter has already surpassed 3k submissions.

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