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The IMS photo contest founded in 2009 acts as a side event of the International Mountain summit. For the past six years the contest has got a prestigious place in mountain photography throughout the world. Mountains has always been a natural provoca
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...
Art Installation: Winning entries for the Public Art Installation for the Kind Edward Canada Line Station will receive $500 as prize money and the installation will be displayed for 6 months. The winning pictures will be installed in the exterior of the King Edward Canada Line Station during Capture Photography Festival in April 2018. The contest submission pages will open on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 and the deadline is Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 5 PM. It can be a single image or a set of photographic images. Creativity is the brain here, since there is no...
Photography Contest: National Geographic is looking for 2017 best wildlife pictures and you can submit entries till November 17th 2017. The grand prize is $7,500 and winners will get their pictures published in National Geographic magazine and on @NatGeo - National Geographic instagram account. There are four different categories: wildlife, landscapes, aerials, and underwater: Winner from each category will receive $2,500 each. Hurry now and start sending your pictures. Public voting will happen between December 1- 11 and the picture with highest number of votes...
Mantis Camera: Mantis shrimp is an underwater animal which has sophisticated eye sight. Humans have three eye receptors, whereas the mantis shrimp has different color receptors and six polarization channels. Scientists have developed a camera which mimicks the mantis shrimp eyesight and it can be used to detect early cancer and in other medical fields. This camera will definetly make the lives of humans better. Illinois researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive camera capable of sensing both color and polarization by mimicking the eye of the mantis shrimp. A...
The National History Museum of London organises Wildlife Photographer of the year annually which brings out the rare glimpses of the rare species. The winner of 2017 is photojournalist Brent Stirton who grabbed the award for his "Memorial to a Species" which is an image of recently shot and de-horned black rhino in South Africa's Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve. These rhinos are now endangered species due to poaching and trading of rhino horns. The tragic scene has a majestic touch in its sculptural power which earned the prestigious award to Brent Stirton,...
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...
DJI has launched its new drone which is a miniature of drones but has an excellent performance. It weighs in at just 300 grams, but feels incredibly solid in hand in which each part from battery to rotoes, to the controller, exudes quality. Though it looks like a toy, with its functionality it stands out in the market with its peers. It has a 2 axis gimbal at the front cradles a 12 MP camera, capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30 frames a second. Tech Specs Dimensions :               143×143×55 mm Weight :...
Bird Photography: In recent years, many new contests for bird photography have cropped up all over the internet. What's more, the winners received cash rewards and sometimes even expensive camera equipments and sponsorships. It's a great way to keep the young photographers busy and leaves them more focused. Nature Photographers Ltd and British Trust for Ornithology had started a bird photography contest three years ago and 2017 Bird Photography Award was felicitated to Alejandro Prieto Rojas for his stunning photo (below) of flamingos feeding their offspring at...
The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has a successful history of six years and now calling for entry from the enthusiastic and energetic photographers to take part in 2017 - 2018 HIPA contest. It is an International Photography award established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, to encourage the upcoming photographers across the world. Photographers above the age of 18 are eligible to participate in the contest irrespective of their nationality. ‘The Moment’ will be the main theme of the Seventh...
Nikon's 43rd edition of the annual contest - Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition has announced the results and the winning images are just stunning. There were around 2000 entries from around 88 countries across the world and the first place award was given to Netherlands Cancer Institute for their image of immortalized human skin cells. The competition is for visuals captured through a microscope or other magnifying devices. “This year’s winners not only reflect remarkable research and trends in science, but they also allow the public to...
Lensculture Emerging Telent Awards has called for entries for the year 2017 from the emerging photographers across the world. The motive behind the contest is to bring out the aspiring new talents who are yet to receive the exposure on the world stage. Out of the participants the International Jury will select and showcase the works of 50 excelling talents across cultures, and on all points of view. All 50 winners will be included in a gallery exhibition at Klompching Gallery in New York City, projections at international photography festivals, and the second...
Photography Contest: Telegana Today is a organising a photo contest 'Bathukamma - 2017'. Bathukamma Festival is celebrated in Telegana by womenfolk with full of fun and fervour. It's also known as a festival of flowers. Large mounds of flower are decorated which resembles a cone, it's a nine day festival and it ends on durgashtami. This year Bathukamma festival started on September 20th and ends on September 28th. Here is an opportunity for all photographers to capture the beautiful moments and also win yourselves prize money. The contest is open for all age...
The Photoville Photography Festival at New York was a huge success since more than 90,000 visitors showed up in the Brooklyn Bridge Park and tents were all set up under the bridge. 55+ containers were convereted into galleries for this special festival. 2017 was the 6th edition of the this wonderful festival and it featured more than 70 indoor and outdoor exhibitions, workshops and many more. According to Photoville website, "PHOTOVILLE is New York City’s FREE premier photo destination. Produced by United Photo Industries, the annual festival is a modular...
It's time to get your photographs ready for the selected Exhibition, Open Exhibition and Events which is all set to happen in April 2018 in Vancouver. You can enjoy placing your exhibitis in the numerous galleries available in Vancouver. Submissions are open for exhibitions of photography and lens-based works focusing on any subject matter. The submissions portal will open in mid September 2017. All submissions must be received by October 20, 2017. Capturephotofest.com/capture-returns-april-2018-call-for-exhibitions-and-events/ Selected Exhibition Program...
Aiming to be the world's richest photo contest snapshot millionaire is launched only for amateur photographers of the world. The first prize contestant funded target of $1 million USD is offered exclusively to enthusiasists, Instagrammers, Facebookers, Snappers and Shutterbugs around the world. There are around 400 million photos uploaded and shared on social media everyday, snapshot gives an opportunity to share their skills and passion. It expects the entry fees will fund the expected total prize of $1.1 million dollars. The contest is open from September 1...