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For the first time Fujifilm uses the 4K video capture in its premium SLR-style X-series. Fujufilm X-T2 uses 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor which was first seen in the X-Pro2 and also comes with an upgraded hybrid AF system which has more focus
Art Contest : Hermione Hammond is a drawing award for all artists which tries to encourage the creativity of the artists. Hermione Hammond Drawing Award is partnered with one of London's leading art galleries 'Mall Galleries'. To enter the drawing contest, participants have to send 6 images of their recent drawings, which was completed after January 2017. The drawings should not be copied from photographs. Artists an use their own them, characters or bring out something fictional. The art mediums which are acceptable are Pencil / graphite, pastels, oil pastels,...
Mark off, February 7th, 2017 in your calender, as the the most awaited Visual effects award will be held at Beverly Hilton Hotel conducted by the Visual effects society(VES). The VES Awards recognizes and honors the most outstanding visual effects work of the year and honors the respective artists. According to their website,"The Visual Effects Society (VES) is a global professional honorary society and the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers,...
3D Model Design Contest : Pixel Lab is all set to start a new steampunk modelling sculpture contest and it's expected to run till february 2018. The theme for the modelling design is 'Steam Punk'. As the name goes, the designs should be completely made from steam powered technology. Wendy E Castillo is the owner of Pixel Lab and he will be giving away awesome prizes from Pixel lab for the top three winners. You can send pictures of your 3d rendering designs to joren@thepixellab.net. Pixel Lab is a huge online resource for motion graphics tools and resources...
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Natural History Museum, London
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1965, is an annual international showcase of the best nature photography. The contest is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London. The competition gives away prizes worth £18000 every year. The 56th Annual competition attracted more than 49,000 entries from around the world. With the successful announcement of winners, the competition for Wildlife Photographer of the year 2021 is now open. The owners and sponsors have once again been kind enough to share the following winning...
Banksy’s Painting Sold for 14 M Euros for Covid-19 health workers
A Banksy painting depicting a young boy playing with a superhero nurse doll has raised more than £16m for an NHS charity after being sold at auction. Christie's said the hammer price of £14.4m for the 1m (3ft) x 1m work was a "world auction record" for a Banksy. Including a buyer's premium, the purchaser paid £16.8m. Christie's said it would be donating "a significant portion" of its premium, meaning a total of "more than £16m" would go to Southampton Hospitals Charity. [addimg=6907] The work by...
On mark of the comencement of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on September 15, Google has launched the largest digital archive of U S Latino art, culture and history. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The heritage started year back in 1968 and september 15 is chosen as a mark of the anniversary of Independence of Latin...
Art Contest: Art Association Aps Moho is pleased to announce the 2018 YICCA Contemporary art Contest is open for entries till March 14, 2018. The art contest is open to all age groups worldwide. Submissions can be in the form of installations, videos, performances or just about any technique. There are ten categories to choose from and participants can submit entries for any six categories. Categories: • Painting • Photography • Video • Installation • Sculpture • Digital Graphics • Animation • Mix Media • Performance...
Design contest : Regenesis - An architectural design competition brings forth the best of the creative world to the architecture. Since the environment around us is constantly changing, architectural designers need to come up with innovative designs which will be safer to live and which merges the virtual reality into a physical design. The theme for the design is " How can virtual and physical systems work in tandem to solve issues related to disasters? Can these designs create a safer world in the aftermath?". The design contest is sponsored by gURROO and...
GoPro reintroduced its Karma Drone to the market on wednesday, roughly three months after recalling all the models it has sold. The camera maker pulled its drone model from shelves in early November, after the Karma first went on sale Oct. 23, because a few of the quadcopters "lost power during operation," the company said at the time. GoPro said the problem was a faulty battery latch that could cause the batteries to lose connection mid-flight. Pricing remains the same: The Karma drone will sell for $799 with no camera or $1,099 with a Hero 5 Black in the US....
Camera Review : Nikon has released the most awaited D850, replacing the brilliant 36.3MP D810 on August 24th 2017. There are plenty of specifications in D850 which are sure to impress the photographers. The overall resolution goes from 36MP in the D810 to 45.7MP in the new D850. Nikon is also using a backside illuminated sensor, making for easier and more efficient capturing of all those little photons – and more importantly, increasing readout speed. Key Specifications: 45.7MP BSI CMOS sensor 7 fps continuous shooting with AE/AF (9 with battery grip and...
Manga Drawings : It's the 2nd Annual Awards for the Manga CPO and currently they are calling for entries till March 31st 2018. Mango CPO is owned by a non profit organization and with the collaboration of media partner MediaBang, they are working towards the popularity of manga. Illustrators, Graphic designers and Manga creators, it's time to show the world your creativity. There is no entry fees and it's open to all artists across the world regardless of age. According to MCPO Awards,"We think that the outstanding manga and illustrations that we have are...
On the occasion of the World Photo Day which falls on August 19, Calumet, a photo retailer has launched a photo competition for student photographers. This is an excellent opportunity for budding photographers to exhibit their talents to the world of photography. There will be a host of major photographic brands and professional photography magazines along with Calumet. Student photographers who are passionate about photography are supported by Calumet to bring out their photographic abilities.The winner will receive wonderful prizes worth over £11,000 and...
Global photography social network Agora's latest contest tasked its community with taking portraits of small things, and the resulting highlights run the gamut from an extraordinary close up of a tiny damselfly to some shots of humans eclipsed by the scale and majesty of Mother Nature. The top prize, voted on by Agora’s community of photographers, went to Bangladeshi wildlife and aerial artist Rafid Yasar. His winning shot zooms in on a Black Naped Monarch hatchling, presumably crying out for a meal. Yasar takes home US$1,000 for his winning photograph....
Through 32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition 2017, artists can showcase their talent to the world by gaining international exposure through their paintings. The Chelsea art competition is an amazing opportunity to hone your skills and get an international exposure which will play a large role in your artistic career. The competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print. Art submitted...
New 3D Printed Houses - Know the Future of Architecture Design
Owning a house is the most challenging task. Only a few fortunate people can grab a space, naming it their home. If you get one and can hold a home, you will be paying a mortgage all the best part of your life.  Serendix Partners propose to offer 3D-printed houses to the public. They have announced plans to launch in 2021 futuristic homes. They are using a robot to create a 3D-print of the house and it will be automated, ensuring low costs. It is assumed that a 30-cubic-meter home costs 3,000,000 yen. It implies no mortgages for the long-term. The biggest...