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Top 20 Shortlisted Photos of the National Parks Photography Competition
Among 3000 entries, the top 20 stunning photographs were selected as winners of the first-ever annual Nature's Best Photography National Parks Photo competition. Canadian photographer, Thomas Vijayan's incredible action shot of two grizzly be
Best Award Winning Photos from Nokia Photography of the year 2020 Contest
The Australian photography contest is in its eighth year now, the largest of its kind for amateur photographers in Australasia and for 2020 had a prize pool valued at more than $30,000. The overall winner of the Photographer of the year 2020 presented by Nokia was the Victorian photographer, Julie Thomas. Her series Camouflage was captured during Victoria’s extended coronavirus lockdown, and depicts her 12-year-old daughter Madi in a series of elaborate and beautifully constructed portraits. Thomas takes home a prize pack valued at more than...
Onam saree is known as Kasavu saree. The whole saree is beige or white in color with a gold border. A traditional kasavu onam saree is hand woven from cotton. Nowadays other material onam sarees are woven from tissue silk, tussar silk, crepe are some of the favorites. It's not restricted to just plain beige sarees anymore, womenfolk use different color mural painting sarees to keep with the current trends. Kerala mural sarees are usually hand painted by artists. First a drawing is etched on the saree and fabric acrylic colors are used for giving colors to the...
Painting Techniques meet Sculptures by Madrid artist Mercedes Vincente
The artist Mercedes Vicente took her painting technique and sculpts it improvised shapes with spiral twisted ribbons of fabric that look like whims of Nature. Mercedes’ recent work has focused on investigating the possibilities of constantly developing spiral forms. This piece was inspired by shapes from nature, notably the structure of seashells, with particular attention being paid to the interior of the shell. Mercedes prepares the fabric then cuts it into bands which she then glues together, layering and rolling them into a logarithmic spiral. "You...
Enormous vulva sculpture in Brazil inciting controversy
The Prize for the most controversial public sculpture 2021 has been claimed by a newly installed 33m high concrete crimson vulva in Brazil. Recessed onto a hillside within a sculpture park in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, Diva, by the Brazilian artist Juliana Notari, intends to question the "problematisation of gender" and change perspectives on human relationships that create an "unequal and catastrophic world". These issues are "increasingly urgent", referring to the country's political climate under the...
Readers Photography Competition 2021 and Award Winning Photos
The intention of Irish Examiner Readers’ Photography Competition was to promote and encourage the readers with a passion for Photography; to give them a forum where their work can be expressed and shown to a wide audience, and to reward them for their talents.  That same ethos prevails today, said Jim Coughlan, Visual Media Manager, Irish Examiner. With the introduction of smartphones and affordable high-end cameras, anyone who loves photography has the technology available to take great images without breaking the bank. Of course, the technology and...
Top 10 shortlisted Photos of National Geographic Abu Dhabi Photography Contest
National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) has announced the launch of the 8th edition of Moments, its annual regional photography competition designed to nurture the talent of aspiring photographers from around the Arab world, this year with the theme of Stories of People of the Arab World. It's one of the largest photography competitions across the Middle East and North Africa To know more information about the national geographic Abu Dhabi contest, click here....
20 Stunning Photos of Art of Building Photography contest 2020
The Art of Building photography contest is conducted by the British Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), now in its 11th year to celebrate creativity in the construction industry. 3500 entries from more than 100 countries were submitted in this 2020 contest, out of that jury members shortlisted 15 stunning photographs. Among those 15, the overall winner was selected. James Retief, London based architectural photographer won the winner title for his incredible shot of Big Ben, entitled 'The Value of Time', during the tower's restoration - it...
Graphic design professor won gold in Graphics Photography competition 2021
Taylor Shipton, assistant graphic design professor at Penn state won a gold award in the Graphics Photography competition 2021 for her work that examines the history of rape culture. Her submission features the portraits of two women - Leda and Medusa in Greek mythology, raped by the Olympian gods. Shipton says, she drew inspiration from her interest in women’s studies and from looking at history and old texts, which she “dissects from a woman’s perspective.” According to her, old texts are often written from the male gaze, where rape is...
photography competition, world photography competiiton, cochrane photographer
A local Cochrane photographer will be representing Canada and recognized by a prestigious international photography competition 2021. Jacquie Matechuk says, she’s grateful to be part of Team Canada, and have the opportunity to showcase her photo entry at the “Olympics of photographic art”. Further, she said, the world photographic cup is truly an international event that involves 38 to 40 (approx.) different countries around the globe. They have kind of dubbed the Olympics of Photographic art to harvest each country’s top images...
6th International Mental Health Photography Exhibition 2021
Exhibition Closed
9000 euros
Iran
TEHRAN – COVID-19 has become the central theme of the 6th Mental Health International Exhibition of Photography as the disease has turned into the world’s major issue over the past year. Nearly 30,000 photos from about 4,000 photographers have been submitted to the exhibition, the organizers announced on Tuesday. “58 percent of the photographers are from other countries, and this fact shows that the exhibition has been recognized by photographers the world over and has attracted a significant audience,” Mohammadreza Saini, the president of...
Shutterstock acquires 3D Models website TurboSquid for $75M - signals that future photography without camera
Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform announced that it pays $75 million, to acquire TurboSquid, Inc., positioning Shutterstock as the world’s largest 3D marketplace. Shutterstock’s investment in this sector indicates that photography won’t always involve cameras in future. For over 20 years, TurboSquid has been a 3D industry leader, offering a unified 3D workflow, and operating a marketplace offering of more than one million 3D models, a 2D marketplace derived from 3D objects, and a digital asset management solution offered on...
Spring Flower Photography Competition – 31 March 2021
Contest Closed
Canon EOS 2000 D Digital SLR Camera
Chelsea, London, SW3 4HS
While out on your daily allowance of exercise, why not stop for a short, socially distanced moment to take a photo of some spring flowers? The Chelsea Physic Garden is running a competition looking for photographs of spring flowers from wherever you. Your photograph must contain at least one spring bloom but otherwise, let your creativity run wild. While they will be happy with photographs of the usual suspects (snowdrops, daffodils and hellebores), in keeping with their theme of “taking notice” they’re hoping to see what other blooms you can...
What is Computational Photography and why does it matter
We can say Computational photography is a boon for photographers; it makes amazing strides in the camera to produce better quality images. Let us see what it is and why does it matter as follows. Computational photography is the use of computer processing capabilities in cameras to produce an enhanced image beyond what the lens and sensor capture in a snap. It is considered as a popular method that improves the taken photo using digital software without upgrading the physical components in smartphones. That’s the reason why every manufacturer goes for...
15 Excellent Award Winning Sea Animal Photographs from Ocean Photography Contest
Oceanographic magazine presented the Ocean photography awards to honour the photographers, is “a celebration of our blue planet and a platform to shine a light on the threats facing the ocean,” explain the organizers. The awards consists of six categories that includes Ocean conservation, Ocean exploration, Ocean adventure, Young ocean photographer, The collective portfolio award, The community choice award, and the overall winner, the Ocean Photographer of the Year. The overall winner, declared Ocean Photographer of the Year, is...
There’s been a shake up this year in A’ Design Award’s 2020 World Design Ranking (WDR)! China surpassed the United States of America to rank number 1 among 108 represented countries. The U.S. took the number 2 spot followed by Japan, Italy, Hong Kong, Great Britain, Taiwan, Germany, Turkey and Australia. The 2020 design rankings of countries is based on the number of design awards won at this world renown international juried design competition. There were 86 platinum design awards won globally and two new countries are included in the rankings...