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Life in a Flash - Photo Contest by 500px Open for Entries | June 25 2021
Contest 3 days left to Enter
$ 300 US
Every day has something new in store for everyone.  A great photograph doesn't need big dynamics and advanced technical instruments, it's just a beautiful timely click that excels. Life along the way has many interesting things around us
Monochrome Photography Contest 2021 and Winning Black and White Photos
Contest 4 Months left to Enter
$2000
The Monochrome Photography Awards 2020 has announced the winner of black and white photography recently. Ksystof Mozyro won the Monochrome Photographer of the year 2020 for his arresting photograph “Opponents” taken at a Black lives matter rally in London. Further, the Monochrome Discovery of the Year award won by Svetlin Yosifov, for his ‘Portrait Woman Mursi’ photograph, taken in Southern Ethiopia. A monochrome photography award is an annual contest conducted for both professional and amateur photographers. To celebrate...
Constructed Patterns Photography Contest Open for Entries by 500px
Contest Closed
150$
The contest aims to bring out the unexpected patterns we see in our daily lives and frame them in a captivating way.  To click a photograph in this way one needs to look at the world around in an unconventional way and capture the different patterns created by human intervention.  Editors are looking for different odd shapes constructed by man, be it products or structures.  It can be an alignment of different colours in a playful sense or lining up of subjects to form patterns like triangle, circle or rectangle.  500px is one of the largest...
Australian Photography Magazine Announced Winners of Photographer of the Year 2020
The year 2020 was challenging yet it brought out many beautiful talents in many fields and so proves the winning photographs of the photographer of the year awards by Nokia.  The Australian Photography organises photo contest for amateur photographers of Australia and New Zealand to encourage the growth of new talents.  This was the 8th annual photo contest and the winning images are stunning with their perfection and creativity.  Photographer of the year includes six categories - landscape, people, animal&nature, black and white, travel and...
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...
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...
The non-profit Sanctuary Nature Foundation, which publishes wildlife and photography magazine Sanctuary Asia, presented the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards at a virtual ceremony on Saturday. The first prize went to photographer Pratik Uday Pradhan for capturing a crane fly on a thin twig in Matheran, a hill station near Mumbai. Photographers Sitaram Dinkar Raul and Mousam Ray shared the second prize. While Raul captured a fruit bat framed by a ring of leaves in Maharashtra’s Badlapur, Ray took a picture of a crimson sunbird in the petal of a banana...
Photographer Jacquie Matechuk Represents Canada at the 2021 World Photographic Cup
Jacquie Matechuk is representing Canada in the 2021 World Photographic Cup, a prestigious photography award in which photographers from 38 to 40 countries participate.  To unite photographers with a spirit of friendship and co-operation the World Photographic Cup was founded in the year 2103 by The Federation of European Photographers(FEP) and Professional Photographers of America(PPA).  Matechuk says it is an Olympic of the photographic cup as the concept ensures the best and top images from each country.  The pandemic locked down the people...
More than 400 entries came from around the world for Audubon Community Nature Center’s 2020 Nature Photography Contest. Twelve countries plus 41 U.S. states and Puerto Rico were represented. Winners and finalists are from India, Saudi Arabia, Chile, northern Ohio, northwestern Pennsylvania, and Western New York. Photographs from the following categories were accepted: Wildlife Portraits (any wild animal; no photos of animals in captivity, such as pets, zoos, or rehab animals) Macro Abstracts (anything that is natural/wild such as flowers, insects, leaves,...
20 Colourful Building Photos from 500px Photography Contest
500px is a photography community where you can get immediate exposure with your first upload, connect and share your photos with the world. This site conducted a quest to find the colourful buildings photography and announced the winner too. Italy, Greece, Japan, Cape Town, Denmark and the world has plenty of colourful cities for photographers to play with. Whether it’s a street with every colour of the rainbow or an entire monochrome skyscraper, for this Quest it's all about architecture with COLOR. Here we have listed the winning photo and...
Top 20 Shortlisted Photos of the National Parks Photography Competition
Among 3000 entries, the top 20 stunning photographs were selected as winners of the first-ever annual Nature's Best Photography National Parks Photo competition. Canadian photographer, Thomas Vijayan's incredible action shot of two grizzly bear siblings having a friendly fight at the Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska made the final 20 top images. One image taken by photographer, Brian Wright of San Diego, California, showed the star trails over the Chesler Park Hiking Trail, Canyonlands National Park, Utah. To know full details about the...
Best Award Winning Photos from Nokia Photography of the year 2020 Contest
The Australian photography contest is in its eighth year now, the largest of its kind for amateur photographers in Australasia and for 2020 had a prize pool valued at more than $30,000. The overall winner of the Photographer of the year 2020 presented by Nokia was the Victorian photographer, Julie Thomas. Her series Camouflage was captured during Victoria’s extended coronavirus lockdown, and depicts her 12-year-old daughter Madi in a series of elaborate and beautifully constructed portraits. Thomas takes home a prize pack valued at more than...
Readers Photography Competition 2021 and Award Winning Photos
The intention of Irish Examiner Readers’ Photography Competition was to promote and encourage the readers with a passion for Photography; to give them a forum where their work can be expressed and shown to a wide audience, and to reward them for their talents.  That same ethos prevails today, said Jim Coughlan, Visual Media Manager, Irish Examiner. With the introduction of smartphones and affordable high-end cameras, anyone who loves photography has the technology available to take great images without breaking the bank. Of course, the technology and...
Top 10 shortlisted Photos of National Geographic Abu Dhabi Photography Contest
National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) has announced the launch of the 8th edition of Moments, its annual regional photography competition designed to nurture the talent of aspiring photographers from around the Arab world, this year with the theme of Stories of People of the Arab World. It's one of the largest photography competitions across the Middle East and North Africa To know more information about the national geographic Abu Dhabi contest, click here....
20 Stunning Photos of Art of Building Photography contest 2020
The Art of Building photography contest is conducted by the British Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), now in its 11th year to celebrate creativity in the construction industry. 3500 entries from more than 100 countries were submitted in this 2020 contest, out of that jury members shortlisted 15 stunning photographs. Among those 15, the overall winner was selected. James Retief, London based architectural photographer won the winner title for his incredible shot of Big Ben, entitled 'The Value of Time', during the tower's restoration - it...
Graphic design professor won gold in Graphics Photography competition 2021
Taylor Shipton, assistant graphic design professor at Penn state won a gold award in the Graphics Photography competition 2021 for her work that examines the history of rape culture. Her submission features the portraits of two women - Leda and Medusa in Greek mythology, raped by the Olympian gods. Shipton says, she drew inspiration from her interest in women’s studies and from looking at history and old texts, which she “dissects from a woman’s perspective.” According to her, old texts are often written from the male gaze, where rape is...