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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
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...
The popular iOS photo editing app Afterlight has upgraded its app which brings in most-powerful and user friendly features with it. The Afterlight 2 is a complete make-over of its predecessor Afterlight which is popular among the users. During the editing process the app uses a dark theme where focus is on the photos during the work. It has icons of various settings are placed in recognisable manner. Once the app is launched it opens up the images in camera roll where you can choose the image which need to be edited by tapping on the "use". Along the bottom...
Contest Closed
10,000 £
Natural History Museum, London
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1965, is an annual international showcase of the best nature photography. The contest is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London. The competition gives away prizes worth £18000 every year. The 56th Annual competition attracted more than 49,000 entries from around the world. With the successful announcement of winners, the competition for Wildlife Photographer of the year 2021 is now open. The owners and sponsors have once again been kind enough to share the following winning...
Landscape photography is one of our favorite genres. The overall winner and the category winners have recently been announced, and they will teleport you to the beautiful landscapes all over the world. You’ll agree, that’s what we all need right now. The Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020 is Chris Frost with his magical photo of Woodland Woods in Dorset. Winning the 13th annual contest earned him not only the flattering title of Photographer of the Year, but also the £10,000 prize. “Taken in spring of 2018 in a wooded area close to...
Photo Editor Pro is aa amazing and powerful photo editing app for Android phones. A very comprehensive photo editor and pretty much everything you could ever want to do on your phone. There are so many effects, stickers and features to apply to your photos. Photo Editor Pro is a fun and powerful photo editor that lets you quickly be pro, even if you've never edited a photo before. Build in photo collage feature, Photo Editor Pro will give you the look you want in seconds. Now you can enhance your images with this easy to use photo editing app and you can...
Global photography social network Agora's latest contest tasked its community with taking portraits of small things, and the resulting highlights run the gamut from an extraordinary close up of a tiny damselfly to some shots of humans eclipsed by the scale and majesty of Mother Nature. The top prize, voted on by Agora’s community of photographers, went to Bangladeshi wildlife and aerial artist Rafid Yasar. His winning shot zooms in on a Black Naped Monarch hatchling, presumably crying out for a meal. Yasar takes home US$1,000 for his winning photograph....
International Nature Photography Contest by CGTN - 26 January 2021
Contest Closed
CGTN 2020 Calendar + Gift
* Entry Fee: Free
CGTN Digital's second International Nature Photography Contest is now open! We are calling for submissions of great nature images taken in 2020 in any of these categories: wildlife, geography, environment, human and nature.   Target Dates Open for submission: 26 December 2020 Last date for submission: 26 January 2021 Announcement of winners: 10 February 2021 Fees: There is no entry fee. Prizes: Last year our prize was the CGTN 2020 Calendar limited edition. This year, shortlisted participants will receive a special gift and a...
Art of Building is an annual international photography competition run by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the competition attracts thousands of entries each year, as keen amateurs and experienced professionals battle for international recognition and two £1,500 cash prizes. This is a competition that celebrates buildings and the relationship people have with the built environment. If your photograph is selected as a finalist or is highly commended, it will be featured in public installations as the competition transforms construction hoarding...
Contest Closed
3000 USD
Nikon has a small global competition to launch next year. The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. Nikon welcomes a broad range of subject matter, and any type of light microscopy technique is acceptable, including phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques. A glowing zebrafish wins the 2020 Nikon Small World photography contest.The 2020 competition has winners who are professional and hobbyists as well. The prize-...
Serif released their fully featured photo editing app Affinity Photo for iPad early in this year. Affinity Photo for iPad features a complete set of retouching tools such as cloning, healing, dodge and burn, and frequency separation capabilities built in. Non-destructive editing can be done with various layer-based adjustments such as curves, white balance, shadows and highlights, hue/saturation/luminance, and more, plus masking abilities to isolate changes. The new update released for the photo editing app will take on the advantage of the capabilities...
Designing has been made an easy option by the recent update of Adobe Spark released by the company. For creatives its an added advantage as this would result in better image creation and designing of promotional flyers. The update will be used by the small businessess that may not have a big budgets for creating media. It allows for branding and customisation options inside the program. The recent update of spark aims at simplicity in work, through three choices it adjusts all the templates at once. Users can now upload a logo (or auto-generate one inside...
The winners of the Historic photographer of the year Awards 2020 were given by Triphistory. Celebrate the places and cultural sites around the world that offer a window to the history that exists all around us. This year, restricted by COVID-19, photographers were called on to scour their photographic archive to share their imagery of those places that dominate our past. The overall winner was awarded to Michael Marsh for his transfixing capture of the Grade II-listed Brighton Palace Pier.  Winner - Where History Happened Before the civil war in Syria at the...
The prestigious competition, run by the Virginia-based National Wildlife Federation (NWF), drew more than 29,700 entries from around the globe, with winning images for 2020 including snaps of a pair of playful baboons in Zambia, the stunning Milky Way over the Yellowstone River and a hapless gladiator tree frog being devoured by a parrot snake in Costa Rica. The National Wildlife Federation brings nature to life in the pages of our publications, inspiring people of all ages and reading levels to develop a deeper relationship with our natural world. Rejoice in the...
Adobe photoshop elements can be rightly called as the lighter version of the photoshop which has complex features. Photoshop elements simplifies the popular photo editing techniques with its automated features which are appealing to the public. One of the new feature deals with closed eyes in group photos. If someone in the group has their eyes closed, Photoshop Elements can copy open eyes from a different photo of the subject and seamlessly blend them into your desired shot. On October 4, Adobe announced Adobe Elements 2018, which includes Adobe Elements...
With every new smartphone generation, one aspect that is bound to get better is the camera. Smartphone cameras these days are pushing the boundaries of image processing and megapixel counts. With megapixel counts over 100, it is easy to pick up a smartphone with image quality and processing to rival a DSLR camera. If you’re having a hard time selecting one, then here are some of the best smartphones available on Amazon for shutterbugs who want the convenience of a highly reliable camera in their pocket.   APPLE IPHONE 12 PRO It is perhaps the most well...