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Looking at the funny side of the animal kingdom, the awards are focussed to conserve wildlife through competition. Themed at the comical side of the animals these photography contests are held by institutions like the National Geographic and the Lon
Worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world's largest image sensor manufacturer -Sony, has announced a new flagship model for their popular Cyber-shot RX100 series of compact cameras, the RX100 V (model DSC-RX100M5). A first for Sony's RX100 series of cameras, the new RX100 V model features a Fast Hybrid AF system that combines the respective advantages of focal-plane phase detection AF and contrast detection AF and ultimately enables the camera to lock focus in as little as 0.05 seconds. The exciting new camera brings a new level of AF performance and...
Polaroid is always a favourite amongst instant photography users. Now Digital camera users can also be thrilled with the additional features offered by the latest camera, 'Snap Touch' announced by Polaroid. Polaroid Snaptouch comes with a 3.5 inch LCD touchscreen display, which allows you to adjust the background settings after taking a picture. . Images are captured on a new and improved 13 MP CMOS sensor and the new model is capable of recording 1080p Full-HD video. Images and video footage are saved on a microSD card up to 128GB in size. This camera also comes...
The 36th Nikon Photo Contest has been announced which comprises of cash and also collection of top DSLR cameras to winners.The contest has been held by the company since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to bring out their talents. As a mark of their 100th Anniversary celebrations, Nikon has announced special category , where the winners are entitled to cash price of ¥500,000 (approx $4900) and a Nikon D5 with the AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8E ED VR lens. Find more details here: http://www.nikon-photocontest.com/en/ Entries for...
Wildlife Photography competition is held every year at the Natural History Museum. This is a highly recognized competition where participants from more than 95 countries participate. Every year atleast 50,000 photos in the wildlife photography is submitted and here are this year's finalists. The pictures are then judged by international experts and winners are announced based on the creativity, originality and technical excellence. The 52nd wildlife photography exhibition will be open for public on October 21, 2016 at the Natural History Museum, London. From...
Exploring nature is the motive of Nature Photographic Society(Singapore)(NPSS). NPSS feels that photographs of wildlife could help to conserve nature by bringing awareness. In January 2017 , it is about to launch a unique competition which requires a short write up about the subject of the photograph along with the photograph. It can't be a random photograph, it should have all the relevant details about the subject in the picture. This initiative will ultimately give a detailed understanding of the flora and fauna which would help conservation of the...
The contest is free to enter and open to all photographers. Sony World Photography Award is an authoritative voice in the photographic industry which shapes the career of the winners and all the commended photographers. The selection of winning,shortlisted and commended images are exhibited in Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition to be help in London each spring. Recognized photographers or the winners can receive: - Exhibition at Somerset House, London - Potential to be included in international exhibitions - Inclusion in the annual Sony World Photography...
Hasselblad X1D is a handmade, mirrorless camera made in Sweden. It's quite compact, ergonomic and weighs less than the other digital cameras found in the market. It's beautiful camera, with powerful technology which can capture all pictures so beautifully, and since it is light weight, it's easier to carry too. The X1D has a LCD which comes in high resolution, which controls the settings of the camera. The UI is icon based, making it easy for switching to camera, video, swipe between screens and pinch to zoom. One of the special features of this camera is the...
Bird Photographer of the Year brings nature and technology and photographers together for the betterment of each other. Photography is revolutionised with latest digital technology and thus results in some amazing images of perfect quality. Waiting for that perfect shot, when the bird is in flight, is quite a cumbersome wait for the photographers. It requires the photographer to have the least amount of movements, so they don't scare away the birds, thus ruining the moments. Bird Photographer of the Year is a venture between Nature Photographers Ltd and the...
Nature Photography contest : The 24th Scottish Nature Photography Festival is organised between September 10 and 11 in Natural Heritage’s prestigious Battleby Centre just outside of Perth, Scotland. Most established and creative photographer's line up, informative workshops, excellent imagery and trade stands are part of this festival. The participants will have a wonderful experience of sharing with like-minded people. SNPF is coordinated by The Wild Media Foundation as part of its commitment to promoting visual imagery as a vital tool in nurturing a...
If you love everything about taking pictures, creating videos on your smartphone, then you visit one of the largest trade fairs which will be conducted in Cologne, Germany. The trade fair starts on Sep 20 and ends on Sep 25th. This trade fair happens every two years and more than 180,000 visitors from 160 countries plus 1,100 exhibitors travel for this joyful occasion. Photokina 2016 provides, 'The Perfect environment, the perfect framework', so make sure you book your tickets early, so you don't miss out on your chance. According to Photokina, "Every two years...
Charlie Waite is the founder of the 'USA landscape Photographer and he is one of the most reputed landscape photographer in the world. This contest focuses primarily on American landscapes, but anyone who lives out of US also can participate. Here is your chance to portray the beauty of American culture and showcase your talent as a photographer. There are seven categories including classic view, Black and white, Urban Landscape, Environmental value and My USA. The contest opened the entries on July 15th and the last date for entries is 15th september 2016....
Canon Digital Camera Reviews : The entire industry have been waiting for the launch of Canon EOS 5D mark IV. The 5D series get a big resolution upgrade from 22 - 30 megapixels, which was awaited for a long time.All footage is captured as Motion JPEG. The camera has a full time touch screen capability, not just in video mode, all menu options and settings are now switchable via touch screen. The camera has in built WiFi and GPS connectivity.In terms of AF, the increased coverage area is definitely a big deal. The new 5D Mark IV’s official starting price is $...
When we talk or think about Mexico, what comes to mind? Well, their great food and the cheerful people living in beautiful places which are completely immersed in art and culture. It's the 206th Independence day for Mexico and to celebrate it in a joyous way, the Mexican embassy has organized for a Mexican Photography Exhibition at NCPA, Mumbai. The exhibition started on 29th August and will end on September 8th. It's a free permit for everyone and it's open during weekends too. You can visit till September 8, 12 pm to 8 pm (closed on September 5). AT Piramal Art...
On the occasion of the World Photo Day which falls on August 19, Calumet, a photo retailer has launched a photo competition for student photographers. This is an excellent opportunity for budding photographers to exhibit their talents to the world of photography. There will be a host of major photographic brands and professional photography magazines along with Calumet. Student photographers who are passionate about photography are supported by Calumet to bring out their photographic abilities.The winner will receive wonderful prizes worth over £11,000 and...
For the first time Fujifilm uses the 4K video capture in its premium SLR-style X-series. Fujufilm X-T2 uses 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor which was first seen in the X-Pro2 and also comes with an upgraded hybrid AF system which has more focus points. Just like in the X-Pro2, this camera comes with a AF point selection joystick. The shutter speed has also been increased to 1/8000 sec and an overall boost in the response level. This camera comes equipped with a weather shield, just like the one we saw in X-T1. The X-T2 is very much suitable for the field...