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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
15 Excellent Award Winning Sea Animal Photographs from Ocean Photography Contest
Oceanographic magazine presented the Ocean photography awards to honour the photographers, is “a celebration of our blue planet and a platform to shine a light on the threats facing the ocean,” explain the organizers. The awards consists of six categories that includes Ocean conservation, Ocean exploration, Ocean adventure, Young ocean photographer, The collective portfolio award, The community choice award, and the overall winner, the Ocean Photographer of the Year. The overall winner, declared Ocean Photographer of the Year, is...
Monochrome Photography Contest 2021 and Winning Black and White Photos
Contest 5 Months left to Enter
$2000
The Monochrome Photography Awards 2020 has announced the winner of black and white photography recently. Ksystof Mozyro won the Monochrome Photographer of the year 2020 for his arresting photograph “Opponents” taken at a Black lives matter rally in London. Further, the Monochrome Discovery of the Year award won by Svetlin Yosifov, for his ‘Portrait Woman Mursi’ photograph, taken in Southern Ethiopia. A monochrome photography award is an annual contest conducted for both professional and amateur photographers. To celebrate...
Top 10 Adobe XD Plugins - UI UX Vector Design Tools for Designers
Adobe XD is a vector-based powerful design tool. The release of Adobe XD plugin is a game-changer for users. Adobe XD allows designers to enrich their designs and data with real content from Google Sheets. Creating dynamic images has become easy with Adobe XD.  Adobe XD design tool is screen-based allowing designers to animate, create, prototype and to share designs in one application. Its unmatched performance on Windows and Mac makes it highly preferable. It is a part of Creative Cloud that it works well with Adobe products like Illustrator and Photoshop....
On Repeat Photography Contest by 500px - 18 Mar 2021
Contest Closed
$ 200
Repetition gives dynamic experience to the viewer and adds strength and meaning to the photo.  Repeat photography is a sequence of repeating the same location at two or three times to get a strong powerful visual impact.  Online photography network 500px has opened an 'on repeat' photo contest for entries.   According to 500px they believe great content will speak by itself so they help the photographers showcase their images to create a worldwide exposure.  Any work grows better when it is recognised and that is the motive behind...
Worms Eye View Photography Contest by 500px - Entries before 27 Mar 2021
Contest Closed
150
Worm's eye view or shooting low inspires a new angle and perspective to photography and creates a lot of different compositions.  500px is a leading online network for photographers launched in 2009 and has millions of members from across the world.  Lot of photographers share their beautiful images in 500px and get a worldwide exposure and learn about their counterparts.  The 'get low' context requires the photographers to point their camera up to get a unique and powerful shot.  The editors are looking for a completely creative...
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...
Professional Photographers of America has announced winner of Grand Imaging Award 2021
Professional photographers of America founded in 1868, is the longest-standing non-profitable photography trade association.  In its largest annual conference and trade show professional photographers association announced the winner of the contest.  Shannon Squires-Toews, M.Photog, has been announced as the overall Grand Imaging Award winner for her image "perfectly Perched" in the animal category. Shannon competed with 12 category winners to get this award.  Her image was judged by jurors as PPA's prestigious Loan Collection which...
Hawaii Magazine 2021 Photography Contest Winners Announced
Hawaii Magazine conducts annual photo contests in Land, Ocean, Wildlife, Sunset and People categories.  The stunning pictures reveal the beauty of nature at its best.  The underwater octopus picture shot by Shane Myers from Mililani has won the grand prize for photo contest 2021.  The beautiful sunset in the pineapple field, awesome mountains and valleys of Kualoa,  dolphins diving into the ocean and many more breath-taking pictures are chosen by the jurors in each category.  Each category had a first prize winner and an honorary runner-...
The International Photography Awards has announced the winners of its 2020 photography competition. Showcasing some of the most outstanding photographic work from around the globe, this year’s contest gathered a total of 13,000 entries from 120 countries. Discover the selection of winners and honorable mentions from the architecture sub-categories: fine art, cityscapes, bridges, buildings, interior, historic, industrial, abstract, and other. The IPA revealed its 2020 winners. To select the category frontrunners, an international jury of renowned photography...
You're in luck because there are lots of laughs to be had when looking at the winners of the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards. With over 7,000 entries from photographers around the world, it wasn't an easy decision to narrow the field to a winner. But in the end, it was a photo of a sassy turtle that helped photographer Mark Fitzpatrick win the top award. “It's been amazing to see the reaction to my photo of Terry the Turtle flipping the bird, with Terry giving people a laugh in what has been a difficult year for many, as well as helping spread an...
Even amid stay-at-home order and restricted mobility, the cameramen who worked for stories this year were able to connect us with events around the world. To enjoy the New Year, now here is a screened selection of the most attractive photographs of 2020. This article consists of or favourite pictures from the photography competitions of the last 12 months from the following genres:   Wildlife Photography Award winning wildlife photography by sergey Food photography, Award winning food photography by kmasad Landscape photography, Award winning landscape...
Our Big Backyard Nature Photo Contest is Open for Entries | February 23 2021
Contest Closed
Greater Portland
Nature is shining bright as it breathes fresh air due to pandemic lockdown.  Everything around us is nature and you can shoot your backyard, your local park, or a trail.  Let us celebrate nature and share it with the rest of the world by entering the Big Backyard Nature Photo Contest.  The photo can be taken anywhere in Greater Portland, from Forest Grove in the west to the Sandy River in the east to Wilsonville in the south.  A 50 word description should be included along with the photo.  Digitally altered photos are eligible for the...
Photo Director is a free Photo Editing App developed by Cyberlink. You can use this photo editor on your smart phones to make them look like professional photographs. If you love to travel, you can use this photo editor to make your normal photos look like professional photos like from Canon or Nikon. This quick photo editing app combines a feature-rich photo editor with a richly creative collage maker that lets you adjust RGB with a visual histogram. Change white balance or saturation, or apply photo effects and adjustments to an entire image or specific regions...
Legendary Asian American Photographer Corky Lee Dies of Covid
The legendary photographer Corky Lee, who spent half a century in documenting a community that had long been unseen has passed away due to Covid complications.  To him his works which appeared in New York Times, Time Magazine and the Associated press, is an act of "photographic justice".  Mr.Lee's interest in photography dates back to time when he studied the iconic photograph marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.  This photograph had none of the chinese labourers who worked for the...
The beneficial life of a consumer electronic product is relatively short and decreasing as there is vast changes in the equipment features and abilities. This leads to a large waste stream of obsolete electronic equipment, electronic waste (e-waste). The conventional method of disposing the e-waste has lot of disadvantages both on economical and environmental grounds. So we need to think of new methods of e-waste management like recycling. Comparatively new method of electronic recycling is yet to have a solid infrastructure in place. A more challenging...