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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 proce
Vikas Joshi Artist in Ludhiana stamp his mark in India Book of Records
Vikas Joshi, a Ludhiana resident, is a passionate artist, and his painting forays in the India Book of Records. He is an investor by profession.  In the lockdown months, Vikas Joshi rediscovered his talent and made use of it in his spare time. It was a hard time for everyone and Joshi constructively used this difficult phase following his passion. The result is his oil painting ‘Parineeti’ has created its way to enter the India Book of Records.  The oil painting took Joshi over five months to complete. It received its recognition. The oil...
15 Award Winning Photographs from Lake Superior Magazine Photo Contest
Lake Superior Magazine's 26th annual photo contest results were announced which had hundreds of participants from 11 states or provinces and one foreign country(India).  Sara Smith of Madison Heights won the overall grand prize for her "Froggy's Picture Day '' at Wright Street Falls in Marquette.  Sara won a grand prize of $200, a 2021 Lake Superior Wall Calendar and a one year subscription to Lake Superior Magazine, along with a certificate and bragging rights.  First place winners earn the calendar and a subscription and...
Cardiff Animation Festivals is established by the team from Cardiff Animation Nights to showcase the best talents in animation from all over the world. The cardiff would represent the growing animation community for industry, independent animators and enthusiasts from broad range of animation world. The animation events are being organised since 2014 by CAF including a dedicated animation strand at Cardiff Independent Film Festival (CiFF). The film festival has screened animation films across Europe, Asia, North America, South America, and Australia....
DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel the founders of Underwater Photography contest has been organising the contest for the past 13 years successfully. The series of events include Our World Underwater Competition, the “Super Bowl” of underwater imagery events, and the DEEP Indonesia Competition, the signature component of Indonesia’s prestigious diving, adventure travel and extreme sports expo. There are 13 categories in the contest where the grand prize winner will win the title of Our World Underwater Competition and would receive $1000 in cash for...
Voies Off is conducting its 22nd annual edition from July 3rd to July 8th, at the heart of the Rencontres d’Arles. This festival mainly focuses on emerging photography trends and is open to all amateurs, students and photographers from around the world. The contest has started accepting online submissions. Atleast 60 photographers will be selected and their works will be screened during the festival nights, which is largely beneficial for the photographers since they get an international exposure.The Voies off award has announced prizes worth $5200 for the...
Design Printing: In the first annual Oakland Print Fair, an outdoor multi-day event that's Free and open to the public. The fair will showcase over 50 local and international printmakers and feature Lithographs, Etchings, Monotypes, Woodcuts, Screenprints, Linocuts, Risographs and more. The design printing fair is all set to open next week Oct 14 - Oct 15th at downtown California. Take a look at what kind of pictures you will be checking out when you visit in person. March of women oakland print fair Currently the submissions are closed for this year. If you have...
Drone Camera : DJI announced a new version of its phantom 4 drone, the phantom 4 advanced,which offers many of the features of last year's phantom 4 pro in a less expensive price. The upgraded versions has a camera, 20-megapixel sensor that can shoot 4K video at 60 fps, a variety of automatic flight modes (including Draw, ActiveTrack, TapFly, Gesture, and Tripod settings), and improved internal storage and battery life (up to 128GB via microSD and 30 minutes, respectively). The Phantom 4 Advanced is also available in a Plus variant, that includes a controller...
The Nikon D5600 is a new 24.2 megapixel DX-format DSLR camera with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF). The D5600 replaces the 18-month-old D5500 and offers several new features. SnapBridge compatibility utilises Bluetooth low energy technology to let the D5600 maintain a constant, low-power link with a smartphone or tablet. The frame advance bar, inherited from Nikon’s professional D5 and D500 cameras, makes it possible to quickly scroll through images in playback mode. For movie shooters, the Time-Lapse Movie function transforms slow-moving scenes into high...
Fonteee is a free app available for Android Phones. You can easily convert your words into typography and it's very easy to use. According to Fonteee, "It is the best tool to automatically turn your words, saying or quotes into beautiful photo text designs. It's the coolest typography tool. With one click, you can create amazing text layouts with cool fonts and stunning layout design. Fonteee is more than a tool to create text on photo, or write memes on pictures. It also contains various photo editing features. 10000+ free stickers and 1000+ quotes stickers will...
Photography Contest: National Geographic is looking for 2017 best wildlife pictures and you can submit entries till November 17th 2017. The grand prize is $7,500 and winners will get their pictures published in National Geographic magazine and on @NatGeo - National Geographic instagram account. There are four different categories: wildlife, landscapes, aerials, and underwater: Winner from each category will receive $2,500 each. Hurry now and start sending your pictures. Public voting will happen between December 1- 11 and the picture with highest number of votes...
Nature Photography: Weather dot com channel started a photo contest : It's Amazing Out There - for all photographers around the world. The contest received more than 50,000 submissions and 49 photos were finalized. Out of the 49 finalists, the first prize winner received $15,000, second place $5000 and Third place $2000 as prize money. The weather channel's readers can cast their vote for their favorite pictures and the picture with the most number of votes will receive $1000, second favorite fan vote $750 and third favorite fan will receive $500. Winners from...
Model Young Packaging Design Competition is geared to celebrate their silver jubilee with an attractive theme – Personal Care. Designers are invited worldwide to create a modern packaging that is sustainable and also plays a role in improving the quality of life. The competition will be international, one-round, open and anonymous. The contest is organized by Czechdesign for Model Obaly, a.s. which believes in supporting and challenging young creative talents. Prizes totaling EUR 6,200 await the winners selected by a panel of reputed industry experts. Theme...
The world is getting ready for the amazing 9th edition of Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival which is to be held for 6 days in October, 2016. No matter what kind of fan you are of animation, this festival has got something for everyone. According to their website,"Brace yourself for a dazzling showcase of the world’s best animated shorts and features, matched with fine presentations, workshops and zany parties. Immerse yourself in absolute animation frenzy and take part in this warm celebration of all that is animation". You can buy your tickets here: ...
Alexandria in USA is considered as a community which has deep roots in creative culture and King Street Art festival is an annual celebration, where the neighborhood is also decked up with vibrant street art pictures. The Walls between King street, Washington and Union street is all geared up to accommodate artwork of more than 250 artists from around the world. You can expect atleast six blocks with vibrant street art. Since it's a two day event, visitors can also visit the beautiful artistic Alexandria, by staying at some hotels in King street to totally...
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...