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2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Sony reveals 2015 World Photography Awards winners

At the Somerset House in London, UK, the World Photography Organisation and Sony have jointly announced the winners of the 2015 World Photography Awards. The 2015 Photographer of the Year, who takes home the 2015 L’Iris d’Or title, is John Moore, courtesy of the dramatic “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms Liberian Capital” photo series.

2015 Pulitzer Prize

2015 Pulitzer Prize winners in photography announced

The winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in photography have been revealed. Daniel Berehulak covering the Ebola crisis in West Africa for The New York Times has won the “Feature” category while the St. Louis Dispatch-Post photography staff has won the “Breaking News” category for excellence in covering the Ferguson protests.

Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

Greg Whitton is the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014 photo competition have been announced officially. UK-based Greg Whitton is the laureate, courtesy of an amazing photo captured in the Southern Highlands, Iceland. The photographers will be awarded a place at the Fjällräven Polar dogsled expedition.

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Mads Nissen wins World Press Photo of the Year 2014

The winners of the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 have been announced. The grand prize winner of the 58th edition of the World Press Photo contest is photographer Mads Nissen who has submitted a photo of a gay couple sharing an intimate moment in Russia, a country where LGBT people are legally and socially harassed.

2014 Terry O'Neill Award winner

Photographer Giorgio Bianchi wins 2014 Terry O’Neill Award

The winners of the 2014 Terry O’Neill Award have been announced. The overall prize has been awarded to Italian photographer Giorgio Bianchi for the “Behind Kiev’s barricade” photo series. This project is documenting the ongoing war in Ukraine and it has been captured in its entirety using a Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera.

Urban Photographer of the Year 2014

CRBE Urban Photographer of the Year 2014 winners revealed

The CRBE Urban Photographer of the Year 2014 competition has produced fine examples of street photography. The winners of the photo contest have been revealed, with Marius Vieth emerging as the overall winner. All the winning shots are simply captivating and should be an inspiration to young street photographers.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 winners announced

The winners of the 50th edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 contest have been announced by the National History Museum in London, UK. The grand prize has been awarded to American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols, courtesy of his amazing black-and-white photo of a pride of lions.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014

The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 is James Woodend

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has revealed the winners of the “Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014” photo contest. The grand prize winner is UK-based photographer James Woodend, who has submitted a spectacular image of Aurora Borealis dancing above Iceland’s Vatnajokull Glacier.

2014 L'iris d'Or

Photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz wins the 2014 L’iris d’Or

Sony and the World Photo Organisation have announced the 2014 L’iris d’Or winner within the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards competition. Photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz is the laureate, courtesy of a “horrific and tender, fierce and unfathomable, and luridly colored” photo series depicting domestic violence.

SWPA 2014 Low Light winner

Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 announced

One of the most prestigious photo contests in the world has finally met its winners as the World Photo Organization has revealed the best images submitted to the Sony World Photography Awards 2014. The winners of the Open, Youth, and National competitions are now official, albeit the overall grand prize winner will be revealed in April.

HIPA 2013

Fuyang Zhou wins overall grand prize in HIPA 2013 contest

The winners of the annual Hamdan International Photography Award have been revealed during a ceremony taking place at the Dubai International Finance Centre in Dubai. Photographer Fuyang Zhou has been selected as the overall grand prize winner of the HIPA 2013 contest, which brings a cash prize of $120,000 into his bank account.

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Vote for Your Favorite Entry in the MCP Photo Contest

In case you haven’t heard the news, MCP Actions has TWO new sets of Lightroom presets coming out at the end of February: InFusion and Illuminate. We decided to do a fun photo contest on our Facebook Group to celebrate! The TWO entries with the most votes on Tuesday evening (around 7-8pm eastern) will each…

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Olympus Stylus 1 compact camera teased in photo contest reveal

Olympus Stylus 1 is a compact camera which has been leaked recently. The device is coming on October 29 with impressive specs worthy of a premium compact camera. How can we be so sure? Well, the company itself has begun teasing the device in a new image contest aimed at photography students and young artists.

Scott kelby worldwide photowalk

Photowalks around the world with Scott Kelby and tens of thousands of photographers

October 5 2013 is the day when tens of thousands of photographers from the entire world will go out in the streets with their cameras for fun and prizes in the annual event The Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk.

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World Press Photo set to change post-processing rules in 2014

The World Press Photo organization has revealed that it is poised to make some changes to the post-processing rules of its popular image contest as of the 2014 edition. The new rules are aimed at providing more transparency regarding the permitted levels of post-processing which can be applied to a photo and will be announced soon.

Falcons

Photographer David Morton wins Essence of Nature photo contest

The Society of Nature and Wildlife Photographers has announced the winner of the Essence of Nature Photographic Competition 2013. David Morton has won the photo contest thanks to a gorgeous image of Red-Footed Falcons mating in the Hortobagy National Park, Hungary with the help of a Canon 5D Mark III and 500mm lens.

Lorenz Holder

Lorenz Holder wins Red Bull Illume 2013 photo contest

In a huge ceremony in Hong Kong, the best action and photographer of the year has been selected. A team of judges have decided that the Overall Winner of the Red Bull Illume 2013 photo contest must be Lorenz Holder, a photographer from Germany, thanks to a photo of a snowboarder jumping over a satellite dish.

Travel Photo Contest

National Geographic reveals 2013 Traveler Photo Contest winner

National Geographic’s 2013 Traveler Photo Contest has finally met its winner. The image competition has been won by Wagner Araujo with a shot captured at the Brazilian Aquathlon. Moreover, the second and third placed winners have also been announced and it is worth saying that they could have easily won the contest.

iPhone Photographer of the Year

iPhone Photography Awards 2013 winners announced

The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) judges have revealed the winners of the 2013 edition of most prestigious iPhone-related photo competition. The laureate has been selected as Holly Wesley from Scotland, thanks to a great portrait photo of a horse, while the winners of the other categories have also been picked out.

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 awarded for War Primer 2 collages

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize has been awarded to a pair of photographers for the first time in history. This is also the second year in a row when the winner has not been awarded for original work, as “War Primer 2” is a publication consisting of low-resolution War on Terror photos and Bertolt Brecht’s short poems.

Underwater Photography Contest 2013

Cute seal portrait photo nabs Underwater Photography Contest

University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has announced Kyle McBurnie as the winner of its annual Underwater Photography Contest 2013. The photographer has managed to capture an amazing portrait photo of an incredibly shy and cute seal, which was sneaking up behind him.

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