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A freeware Program called " A Sharper Scaling" is a high quality scaling technology mainly developed for upscaling. The Program is developed by steffen gerlach and is available only for Windows users. He Compares it to Bicubic Interpolation(BI), BI
Google Watermark: The Google researches have pointed about the vulnerabilities in a photo since there are many computer algorithms which are easily available to remove the standard watermarking practise. These stock images are removed from their copyright protection and they can easily be reposted in the internet without any credit to the owner. Photographers usually post their photographs with these copyrighted water marks, so people don't use them without their permission. Tali Dekel and Michael Rubinstein, Google research scientists said,"As often done with...
The Second edition of the ZEISS Photography awards "Seeing Beyond" is open for entries with the theme 'Meaningful Places'. Teaming up with World Photography Organisation Zeiss has launched a new competition which gives an opportunity for the photographers to establish their talents to reputed jury and international audience. In addition to the international exposure the winners also has a chance to get camera lenses with a total value of 15,000 euro. The Zeiss Photography Award 2016 runs in parallel to the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s...
Smithsonian magazine has announced the finalists of its 15th Annual Photo Competition. The contest gains popularity year after year and the quality of entries are amazing from where the 60 finalists from portraits to landscapes are chosen. There were 48,000 submissions for the 15th Annual contest from across 155 countries of the world. The 6 categories include Travel, Altered Images, Mobile, Natural World, People and The American Experience. The Grand Prize winner will receive $2500 and each of the six category winners will receive $500. The Reader's Choice...
The LA Art Show focuses mostly on modern and contemporary art and it is an annual event held in Los Angeles. According to LA art show, "The LA Art Show entered its third decade with an expanded curatorial team, harnessing their knowledge and experience to drive the International focus and content development of the fair. We partnered with galleries and non-profits to feature bold new art performances and continued to expand out Littletopia and Street Art sections both at the fair and at off-site events to facilitate dealer and collector networking and create a...
Nominations for the 68th EMMY awards has already been announced and the winners will be announced on September 18th, 2016, which will be held in Los Angeles. Seven shows which were nominated in 2015, have been nominated agian for 2016 with a new entry 'Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer', along-with last year's entries: Archer, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, and South Park. Cartoon Network is dominating the other category where it has four nominees: Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Robot Chicken, and Steven Universe. Spongebob Squarepants is the...
Google Ends the Development of its Virtual Reality Painting App - The Tilt Brush
Tilt brush is going to join the list of apps that were taken down by google recently. A few weeks before, Google announced that it is planning to end the development of Tilt brush, its own virtual reality painting app. By using the app, one can make cool sculptures and sketches. This application is now open-sourced on GitHub for everyone to learn about how it was made. Now that the Tilt brush access code is available at the reach, there are prime opportunities for developers to learn and enrich their skills. Another sad news of the year is the Tilt brush will not...
SeaLife is launching a new flagship compact camera specially designed for underwater photographers—the DC2000. Like the DC1400, the new model comes complete with an underwater housing that’s depth-rated to 200 feet (60 meters), and the small inner camera, which is itself waterproof to 60 feet, can be removed for taking images on land. The DC2000 has a 0.1-second shutter speed, to never miss a moment of any action. To add to this, the DC2000 can now shoot images in RAW format. Shooting in RAW gives you more control when editing your images. The camera...
Independent Photographer invites all photographers from across the world who have a passion for color photography. Their aim is to bring exposure to talented and unique photographers from all over the world. The Independent Photographer wants to highlight photographer's creative research and share their best work. Did you know that the choice of colors and shade for photography, changes the entire perception of the viewer. So if you have a creative eye and a passion for color photography submit your entries now. Whether in landscape, portrait, street, conceptual...
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...
Logopony is an online web app powered with AI which makes it easier and faster to create flat logos for startups. Logo creators usually have randomly matched fonts and colours but logopony will ensure you receive professional and quality suggestions for your logos. There are 3 main key points why it is different from the competition: fully editable logo templates, more than 150,000 shapes to choose from and easy to use yet very powerful editing tools. It is completely HTML5/JS/Canvas based app, no flash. Using the power of artificial intelligence you can design...
Upfest 2017 is a free Street art and Graffiti festival and it's their 24th annual edition. In 2016, out of 700 applicants, 300 artists were chosen to display their live art. Last year many artists from more than 40 countries participated in this festival. Last year artists created massive street murals on shop shutters, walls, boards, double decker bus, subway trains in more than 30 venues and locations all over Bedminster. According to Upfest  website, "Talented artists travel from 30 countries and across the UK to paint live on 30,000sqft of surfaces in...
The Cotient World Photography Award has recently announced the winners of its 2020 competition, including a brilliantly surreal piece of portrait photography from Nimai Chandra Ghosh that grabbed the top prize of £1,000. The Cotient World Photography Award is free to enter and open to anyone around the world. Nimai Chandra Ghosh topped the winners list with his surreal portrait of a boy floating in water. Meanwhile, second place went to Yevhan Samuchenko for his beautiful black and photo (below) captioned ‘Childhood Dreams'. The image that grabbed...
Irish Examiner Announces the Winners of Readers Photography Competition 2020
Irish Examiner organises photography contest to encourage its readers who had a passion for photography.  This contest provides a forum for amateur photographers to expose their talents to a wider audience and is also rewarded for their work.  In today's technological advancement anyone with an interest in photography can take pictures with their smartphones or affordable high-end cameras.  A good picture doesn't depend totally on technology and equipment but also needs a creative mind behind it.  The photography competition received...
Photography Contest : Black Box Gallery is organizing a photo contest and calling out to all potential photographers(emerging & professional) to submit their entries by April 11th 2018. The theme for the photography contest is "Shadow and Light". Photography is all about the light, shadow and the toning, let's us see some of the brilliant captures by both emerging and professional photographers around the world who live and breathe photography. This is a great opportunity for photographers since the winning pictures will be put on display at the Black...
The International poster design contest, Posterheroes is a competition creating awareness on issues of social and environment interest. The 9th edition of Posterheroes is organized in collaboration with the Learning Innovation Program of the ITC-ILO. Posterheros work with the objective of supporting ILO in the achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda by bringing in opinions on the prevalent issues. The competition accepts entries up to 10 April 2020 Theme: Humans at Work The world of work, in recent decades has undergone a rapid...