Wikipedia has recently launched a pretty interesting contest. Wiki Loves Monuments invites you to take photos of historic sites and upload them to Wikimedia Commons. In return, you can get a $500 prize if you win, and there are consolation prizes for nine other photographers, too.
Fritz Pölking Prize is a special prize of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, awarded annually for extraordinary work in the field of wildlife photography. Its 2021 winners have just been announced, and the first prize was awarded to Jasper Doest from the Netherlands. His photo series Nsenene shows cricket hunt in Uganda, and it’s a series of photos that are as striking as the story they tell.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year is one of the contests I always look forward to. It has just announced its 2021, and just as always – I’m definitely not disappointed. The winning image is a striking photo of the last year’s annular solar eclipse, but there are many more photos that will make your jaw drop. So, without further ado, let’s check them out!
Australian Geographic has announced the winners of its annual Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The overall winner for the 2021 competition is an image of a gorgeous sea creature: a leafy sea dragon. Scott Portelli is the photographer behind the image of this mysterious creature, but there are plenty more beautiful images selected as category winners. Take a look at them below for a daily dose of inspiration.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down. We’re living in probably the weirdest times in recent history, and International Photography Awards (IPA) has decided to throw a contest for photographers documenting it. Our Times – Pandemic Perspectives is a special edition of the One Shot contest, and it’s all about the life we’ve lived for almost two years now. The winning photos capture the essence of the pandemic and all the fear, sorrow, but also joy we humans can find even in the toughest times.
The National Audubon Society has announced the winning photos and videos of its 2021 Audubon Photography Awards. The entrants from all across the USA and Canada submitted their photos, and for the first time, the best bird videos were awarded as well. The grand prize went to Carolina Fraser and her photo of a sunbathed, dusty roadrunner. But there are plenty more amazing photos in this year’s selection, so let’s check them out.
All About Photo (AAP) Magazine’s Black and White contest is all about removing colors and capturing the essence of a person or a scene, and it has recently awarded 25 photographers did it best. The results of AAP’s Black and White contest are here, so let’s check them out and enjoy them together.
The International Portrait Photographer of the Year has published the winners of its 2021 contest. Among many stunning portraits, the title of the overall winner went to Forough Yavari from Australia. Her unusual self-portrait displays not only strong emotions but also great skill in both photography and editing. In this article, we bring you Forough winning image, as well as other category winners that I’m sure you’ll love.
World Sports Photography Awards has announced the winners of its 2021 contest. Among many great photos, one of them stood out and became the overall winner – it shows a single drop of sweat that symbolizes everything one must go through to become a professional sports player. Of course, there are plenty more photos in the selection, and we bring you some of them below.
We shouldn’t have to discuss large, global multimillion-dollar companies, profiting off the creative and personal branding efforts of professional photographers.
Yet paying photographers compensation for their professional work tends to be falling on deaf ears inside the offices of both GQ Magazine and Glen Grant Whiskey.
This is a year, where COVID-19 has run rampant, depleting the finances of many photographers and exposing them to potential workplace risk and ongoing health problems.
The photography competition itself.