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The Latest version of Adobe's consumer-oriented Photo-editing software Photoshop Elements 15, has been launched. This update gives way for more automation in photo organisation and editing. The latest addition to Elements 15 , however, is a facial e
Flow Photography Festival is in the first year and the inaugration will happen in September 2017. The Flow Photofest celebrates the work of photographers from Scotland, Norway, Finland and Iceland. Flow Photofest has opned on September 2nd in Inverness and exhibitions will be displayed in more than nine venues throughout Scotland. The highlight of the photography festival is the photograph taken of a north man by Ragnar Axelsson, who has been travelling extensively through the artic to find the people from north. Another photographer Sigga Ella will be exhibiting...
To represent the viewpoint of women photographers, Picfair is organizing the exclusive competition for the women behind the lens. As we look into the wide majority of images in professional domain of photography it is dominated mainly by men. To encourage the women in photography and to give them an international exposure Picfair calls for women photographers of all level of experience to showcase their talents. The competition is open to all women irrespective of age, geographic location and level of experience. There would be professional panel of judges...
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...
The Stand Out Photographic Forums is a huge photography industry event loaded with affordable workshops taught by some of the biggest and most successful names in the industry. The mission is to bring the photographic community together to inform,inspire and exite. The event brings all Photographic brands under one roof to demonstrate their products in an intimate and meaningful manner. At stand out you can learn about the latest cutting-edge products and techniques being used by the leading professionals and enthusiasts in a hands-on and seminar based forum....
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...
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,...
Photography Contest : Collotype photography printing is an ancient technique which is quite popular in the little town of Kyoto, Japan. Benrido Atelier is the top collotype printing artisan in Japan. The hariban Award is an international collotype photography printing organized by Benrido Atelier Foundation. The 2018 Hariban award contest is open to all emerging and professional photographers around the world. Photographers who work in black and white formats only are allowed to participate in this contest. The entry fee is 4000 yen($36). The winners will...
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...
Do you have a passion for photography and travel at the same, well here is your ultimate chance to send your most memorable photos to win yourself amazing prizes and tours. This photography contest has been organized by discovery photo tours. There are still eleven weeks to submit your favourite photos and voting lines will be open from February 21st until March 6th, 2017. If you have pictures of landscapes, portraits of people or even nature photographs, you can post them. Entry is free for this contest. Grand Jury Winner Win an unforgettable Italian photo tour...
Architecture Design : Crystalline Cube is the pet project design by Kieran Timberlake. It's a 65-metre-tall, 12-storey cube building which has reflective glasses, which changes according to the weather and sunlight. The odd looking design has been built to sustain modern day security systems and to projects the emotions of openness. The sides of the buildings have been coated with a transparent film of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), which is similar to the ones used in their Eden Project. The cube designed building is currently sitting on an...
The most popular aerial photography community Skypixel along with DJI has announced for the 2017 Skypixel Photo contest. The skypixel was founded 3 years ago to create unique artworks from new perpective which now has over six million registered professionals and enthusiasts. The new 'story' category is added to this year's contest. Photographs from any aerial platform are welcome to the contest n=but it needs to be taken from 2017. The competition is open to two main participant groups - professionals and enthusiast. Deadline : December 29 2017 Categories :...
International photographer of the Year is a prestigious competition which opens up opprtunities for the photographers to showcase their excellent work and give them a chance to explore the contemporary photography world. Through the contest IPOTY provides support to the artist to develop and present their work to the international audience. The contest is open to all photographers across the world, amateurs and professionals alike. Categories include architecture, fine art, people, editorial and nature for professionals and architecture, nature, people, fine...
Photography Contest : Black Box Gallery is proud to announce it's contest theme Landscape & Architecture. The photography contest is open to all participants aged 18+ worldwide. Entry fee of $35 will be applicable for upto 5 images. Todd Johnson is the owner and curator of Black Box Gallery. He is an independent curators, who regularly hosts international photography exhibitions to promote works of artists. According to Black Box Gallery,"What is the process and diversity of observation, interpretation and documentation of these two photographic genres?...
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) looks forward to build cultural links with countries around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone around the world in one way or the other. ICCR invites citizens of the world to express these emotions, feelings, ideas and innovative thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing, quarantine and the fight against the virus through various forms of art. Theme: Art in the Time of CORONA: United against Corona- Express through Art   Eligibility This competition endeavors to showcase the...
Photography: 2017 The Art of Building is a digital photography contest which showcases the built in environment. The competition is run by the Chartered Institute of Building and celebrates the creativity of the industry, the passion of the people who work within it, and the impact their work has on those who make use of the final construction. The competition is open to all nature of photographers across the world. The winners get to take home $4,625 and international recognition. The global photography competition is free to enter and is open to anyone aged 18...