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Photography contest : The legendary photography agency magnum photos in association with lensculture has called for entries for the second annual magnum photography awards. The contest is open to all photographers - professionals, emerging new talen
Instant Photography is quite popular and favorite amongst many photographers. Jollylook is a unique instant camera, since its made out of recycled paper and cardboard. This camera can take beautiful pictures, without the need of any electricity, since it is a manual analog camera. Jollylook camera uses the Fuji Instax Mini film and it's a simple and light-weight camera. The aperture of the camera is a diagram that can take on 7 values: f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22, f/32, f/45, and f/64. The shutter of the camera can be set to 1/250, 1/160, and manual. Jollylook camera...
Smartphones lack the ability to add a fisheye,wide-angle,or a macro look to the Photos which spoils the quality and feel of the photos. Android phones do capture beautiful images but still artificial distorting is needed. Instead external , universal lenses enables the android phones to shoot an image in a creative way. Attaching the lens makes it posible to click wonderful shots from your smartphones. Few Options For Universal Lens Kit For Android Phones: VicTsing 3-in-1 lens: With the small lens attached to the android phone's camera, it delivers a new...
The 2107 World Photographic Cup Photo Show at Grand International Hotel in Yokohama,Japan announced the winners. The team portugal has won the gold medal for the second time in a row. United States and Russia were announced second and third respectively. 26 national photographic teams entered the fourth edition of the Olympics-styled competition, from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and Oceania. The results now make Portugal and the United States tied for most WPC wins at two each. Gold Medal Winners in each Category are: Dusan Holovej (Slovakia)...
The British Wildlife Photography Awards is open for entries for the year 2017. A wide exposure of reaching millions in the media and showcasing through exhibition and book. The award is open to amateurs and professionals. The motive of the contest is to bring out the diversity of British natural history - a celebration of british wildlife through lens. Winners and commended entrants will be invited to an exclusive awards ceremony in London. Categories : There are fifteen separate categories including animal behaviour, urban wildlife,habitat,wild woods,animal...
The largest annual conference and trade show for professional photographers, Imaging USA 2017, announced the grand winners. This Year the award went Barbara Breitsameter m.photog.cr, CPP, her image 'Send in the clowns' in the portrait category. The Grand Imaging Award winners have been judged to be the very best of the 2016 PPA International Photographic Competition (IPC). The Grand Imaging Award winner was selected from 5,700 entries. One of the biggest and longest running photographic convention Imaging USA, brings together thoudands of photographic...
Sony World Photography has shortlisted the winners in both professional and amateur categories for 2017. Sony world photography is known for it's best photography in all categories. The winners will be announced on April 20th. This is the 10th Sony world Photography and this year there were many participants from 183 countries and the photos being shortlisted from a record breaking number of 227,596 images submitted by participants. The winners will get to take home a whooping $25,000 cash alongwith some goodies. Have a look at this year's shortlisted pictures....
If you have a passion for nature photography, it's time to participate in Monto Photo 2017, which is an international photography contest for nature photography. Participants can send upto 25 pictures which an be distributed across the different contest categories. First you have to register yourselves in the website: www.montphoto.com . After making the payment, you can start uploading your pictures, you can also edit the pictures till April 30th. This contest is open to both amateurs and professionals across the globe. Entry Fees The participation fee costs...
The Nikon D5600 is a new 24.2 megapixel DX-format DSLR camera with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF). The D5600 replaces the 18-month-old D5500 and offers several new features. SnapBridge compatibility utilises Bluetooth low energy technology to let the D5600 maintain a constant, low-power link with a smartphone or tablet. The frame advance bar, inherited from Nikon’s professional D5 and D500 cameras, makes it possible to quickly scroll through images in playback mode. For movie shooters, the Time-Lapse Movie function transforms slow-moving scenes into high...
Monovisions Photography awards is an international photography magazine award which accepts black and white entries from around the world and it's an annual event. So students, amateurs and professionals get ready to submit your entries. Early bird entries till March 17th, can avail great discounts. Photographers can send their pictures to win two titles, "BLACK AND WHITE SERIES OF THE YEAR" and "BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO OF THE YEAR". The series winner gets to take home $3000 and the best black and white photo will receive $2,000. Photographers can participate in...
Do you always dream of becoming a photographer with international experience with recognition and chance to win great awards for your creativity? Then you should start applying to Proify, which can help reshape your career. "Proify is an annual, international photography competition for amateur, enthusiast & professional photographers alike. With over $5,000 in prizes up for grabs and multiple awards across a range of categories, Proify could be your first step in going ‘Pro’". If you have a passion for photography, then proify is your route to...
Red is always an exhilarating color. Summer is already here and it's time to capture the beautiful hues of red in the most interesting way. Photographers it's time to participate in the 'Shades of Red' photochallenge and win yourselves amaing prizes. The contest iscurrently open and the last date to submit entries is April 6th, 2017. The winners will be announced on April 11, 2017. PRIZES Grand Prize Winner: $100 Amazon voucher for photography equipment and be featured in our upcoming social media campaign. The winner will also be rewarded with Ultimate Lightroom...
The eye catching design which is latest innovation in the field of lenses, Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Lens, has been launched by Venus Optics. The lens is capable of 2:1 maximum macro reproduction ratio. It will be resistant to temperature and extreme conditions and it’s full-frame compatible which sounds exciting. Venus has been manufacturing interesting lenses for macro photography for quiet few years and already there is new 12mm f/2.8 “Zero-D” lens . Watch video Footage on land and Underwater The pre-production model of the lens is very light...
The world of imaging is evolving and at The Photography Show, taking place next month (18-21 March, NEC Birmingham), theall-new VR & 360° Theatre will offer fascinating insights into the most exciting new visual technology through a series ofexpert talks and hands-on demonstrations.Digital artist and videographer, Nick Driftwood will offer advice on the camera technology needed to film and photograph a 360° field-of-view effectively, while Olympus Visionary, John Nasarri will take to the stage to share his pioneering 360° interactive wedding...
To show case the stunning beauty of Australia, Skypixel the world's most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI has announced the first national aerial photography contest.The Australia From Above contest, sponsored by DJI and Tourism Australia, aims to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to share, enjoy and experience new creative perspectives of Australia. Drone photography is gaining wide popularity in Australia and there are number of talented aerial photographers . Winning entries will also be showcased on the...
Motif Collective is all about passionate photography and every month various themes are introduced and the contest is open to all photographers around the world. The theme for February is 'Street Photography' and the cut off date for submissions is March 7th 2017. Random in location and subject, street photography captures the human element, whether personal or through objects illustrating our character. Always inspired and many times providing amazing insights into our challenges and dreams, they can be bold and the subject of many of the worlds finest images...