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DRONE CAMERA : The live streaming VR pioneers, 360 designs, announced the release of Flying Eye, the world's first broadcast quality, live streaming, virtual reality drone. Flying Eye is the first drone system capable of streaming live, 6K, 360
Photography Contest : Digital photography and editing is evolving in great pace with popularity in image stitching particularly in panoramic format. The 8th EPSON International Pano Awards is encouraging the craft and art of panoramic photography. The competition is open to panoramic photographers around the world. There are competitions for amateur as well as professional photographers - with a photography earnings threshold of $20,000 per year – and categories for nature/landscapes and the built environment, as well as a special section for VR and 360...
Smithsonian magazine organises photography contest anually to encourage and bring out the talented photographers around the world. The contest is open to all photographers who are above 18 years of age. The contestants can submit 15 photographs per category for a contest total of 90 submissions. The Smithsonian will select 10 finalists per category, a winner for each category and a Grand Prize winner from the 60 finalists. The 60 finalists will be announced in the website by spring 2018. DEADLINE : November 30 2017 Categories : Natural World : Animals, plants...
A research team at UC Berkeley has now developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can convert paintings into photographs and much more. Using ‘image style transfer’ their AI can convert Monet’s impressionist paintings into a much more realistic image that comes close to photo quality. In addition to this it is capable of changing winter to summer in an image of a Yosemite scene, turn apples into oranges and horses into zebras. And it’s also possible to transform regular photos into Monets, Van Goghs or Cezannes. The research...
Google launches a new experiment that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings. Drawing on a tablet, laptop or smartphone can be very difficult and time-taking if you are not used to it. This is where Google’s new AI (artificial intelligence)-backed online platform AutoDraw can come to your assistance. It is a free-to-use website and doesn’t require users to sign up or create an account. How it works The Autodraw homepage shows a blank canvas in the middle with tools on left side of the screen. How Autodraw...
Viva Arte Viva - An art exhibition is open to the public from May 16 - November 26th 2017 at Venice, Italy. This event is held biennially and the deadline for receiving the artworks is closed for this year. This year more than 120 sculptors from 51 countries are participating in the art exhibition. Christine Macel is the curator and this year theme has been inspired by humanism. Each of the sculpture is a discovery or a rediscovery and it's more of a poetic dance which the artists have gone through to create their sculptures. Out of the 120 artists, 103 artists...
Smithsonian magazine has announced the winners of its 14th annual photo contest, selected from more than 48,000 entries sent in from 146 countries. Out of 70 finalist the judges has chosen winners in various categories, The Natural World, Travel, Sustainable Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, and Mobile. The grand prize winner receives $2500 and the category winners will receive $500 each along with reader's choice and mobile category. Prize Winners : Grand Prize Winner : Pradeep Raja Kannaiah Natural World Category : Prelena SOma Owen...
To engage users, empower creators, and scale to a new generation of devices and inputs Microsoft is advancing its design system with Fluent Design. This is a bold step into the future of sensory experiences, to bring the world in our fingertips. It is a co-creation to transcend your medium and share the creativity to the world. The digital world is expanding and very complex in which creating a design should be effortless and natural experience. The sensory experiences, co-creation, building blocks, light, depth, motion, material, scale are evolving across...
International Visual Identity Awards is open to branding agencies, freelancers in logo design, graphic design students and corporates to exhibit their excelling work to the world. The competition with its 20 categories is undoubtedly a golden opportunity to share the branding projects with the rest of the world. The competition enhances the credibility of the competent's services as it is internationaly recognised. The winners of the competition will be announced by october 2017. Closing Date : 30 June 2017 Categories : Media and publishing,Transport and...
Underwater Photography Contest : The 2017 International Underwater Photographer of the year has been announced. The award winner is French photographer Gabriel Barathieu,who captured a "Dancing Octopus" in a lagoon on the island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean. The winner is chosen from over 4500 underwater photos sent by photographers from 67 countries around the world. Prizes and commendations were also handed out in a number of categories, including Wide Angle, Macro, Wrecks, Compact,Behavior, Up & Coming, In British waters wide angle, In british water...
Italian Street painting was started in 2013 and the 2017 street painting festival is scheduled on June 24th & June 25th, 2017. It will take place in San Rafeal, California. Ever since the street painting festival was inaugarated, there have been numerous artists who have displayed their work on the streets of San Rafeal. Even though the art is temporary, the art lives for ever. Apart from displaying the street art painting, the two days will be full of cultural events, workshops and many more. Last Year Entries: Italian Street Painting Marin is a program of...
Photography contest : The legendary photography agency magnum photos in association with lensculture has called for entries for the second annual magnum photography awards. The contest is open to all photographers - professionals, emerging new talents, students and passionate amateurs. International jury will choose 12 winners, 8 juror's picks ad 20 finalists. Awards will be given in six categories: Documentary, Street, Portrait, Fine Art, Photojournalism and Open. BBC culture is the official media partner who will share submissions throughout the contest to...
The Federation of Canadian Artists aims at the promotion of visual arts and to support emerging professional artists, it organises juried exhibition annually. 2017 competition is open for entries and artist all over the world are eligible for participation. Entries are welcome from all artists working in all traditional art media (e.g. Oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel mixed media, gouache, egg tempera, pen and ink; drawing media such as graphite, charcoal, colored pencils, scratch board, markers, metal point, and two-dimensional collage). Digital art,...
Instant Photography is quite popular and favorite amongst many photographers. Jollylook is a unique instant camera, since its made out of recycled paper and cardboard. This camera can take beautiful pictures, without the need of any electricity, since it is a manual analog camera. Jollylook camera uses the Fuji Instax Mini film and it's a simple and light-weight camera. The aperture of the camera is a diagram that can take on 7 values: f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22, f/32, f/45, and f/64. The shutter of the camera can be set to 1/250, 1/160, and manual. Jollylook camera...
Smartphones lack the ability to add a fisheye,wide-angle,or a macro look to the Photos which spoils the quality and feel of the photos. Android phones do capture beautiful images but still artificial distorting is needed. Instead external , universal lenses enables the android phones to shoot an image in a creative way. Attaching the lens makes it posible to click wonderful shots from your smartphones. Few Options For Universal Lens Kit For Android Phones: VicTsing 3-in-1 lens: With the small lens attached to the android phone's camera, it delivers a new...
Multiluminism as an art technique combines fluorescent (i.e. black light) and photoluminescent/phosphorescent (i.e. glow-in-the-dark) technologies along with traditional ‘daylight’ technique to create various pieces such as paintings, murals, ceramic or wood sculptures, bodypainting, furniture, photography, etc. Bogi Fabian, a Hungarian artist, creates her works under the motto “Art - even when the lights go down”. Fabian started experimenting with ultraviolet and glow-in-the dark colours first as add-ons for paintings and live...