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Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17

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Olympus announced the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17 for professional and amateur photographers anywhere in the world from October 13, 2016. The contest supports the development and spread of photography, inviting entries on four categories. Entries are invited from photographers everywhere, regardless of their choice of equipment and whether they are professionals or amateurs.Continue Reading

Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017

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Nikon has announced the 36th annual Photo Contest 2016-2017. The entries for the Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 will be accepted between October 17, 2016 and January 27, 2017. One of the world’s largest international photo contests since its inception in 1969, the 36th Nikon Photo Contest sees the addition of two new categories. The ‘Nikon 100thContinue Reading

World Press Photo of the Year 2015 Winners Announced

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World Press Photo has announced the best news photos of 2015. The Photo of the Year goes to the Budapest-based Australian photojournalist Warren Richardson for the World Press Photo of the Year 2015. Titled as “Hope for a New Life” and the image shows a baby being passed through a fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border in Röszke, Hungary, on AugustContinue Reading

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 Open For Entries

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British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 is now open for entries and there’s an overall cash prize of £5,000 up for grabs plus, products from lead sponsor Canon also feature in the £20,000 total prize fund. There are fifteen separate categories including animal behaviour, urban wildlife, habitat, animal portraits, marine life, the hidden secret world that lies inContinue Reading

Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 Winners Announced

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Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten has been confirmed as the overall winner of the 2015 international Travel Photographer of the Year awardss (TPOTY). Marsel beat out thousands of other entries from more than 110 countries with his black and white portfolio of eight images shot in Louisiana. The Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2015Continue Reading

Event Photography Awards Now Open for Entries

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The Event Photography Awards are now open for entries. The Event Photography Awards 2016 is open to anyone who is working in or involved in the events and hospitality industry, and amateur and professional photographers are invited to capture “the moment” in any of the nine sub categories. Photographers, event professionals, venues, agencies and suppliers alikeContinue Reading

World Press Photo 2016 Contest Now Open for Entries

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The World Press Photo Foundation has issued the call for entries for the 59th annual World Press Photo contest. This year, the World Press Photo Foundation has released a code of ethics, revised entry rules, detailed information on the judging process, and guidance to the new verification process — including four video examples of what isContinue Reading

World Press Photo 2016 Chair and Jury Announced

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The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the members of the 2016 Photo Contest juries. The general jury will be chaired by Francis Kohn, photo director Agence France-Presse, and will comprise Tim Clayton, Michaela Herold, George Steinmetz, Narda van ‘t Veer, Vaughn Wallace and Huang Wen. The contest will open for entries on 2 DecemberContinue Reading

Zeiss Photography Award 2016 – Seeing Beyond

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Zeiss has launched a new international photography contest in cooperation with the World Photography Organisation (WPO). The 2016 Zeiss Photography Award’s central theme is Seeing beyond – Meaningful Places. In its first year, the Zeiss Photography Award invites photographers to give meaning through their creative work to special places and to express this meaning. DifferentContinue Reading

DPReview Awards 2015 Announced

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DPReview has announced the winners of their Awards 2015. The DPReview Awards 2015 were voted by the DPReview editorial staff, with LensRentals’ Roger Cicala weighing-in with his expertise as guest judge in the lens categories. DPReview products of the year are: Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM, Nikon D750, Samsung NX1, Sony a7RII. More details after the break! List of DPReview Awards 2015Continue Reading