After sharing its Open and National Award winners, The World Photography Organisation has now announced the overall winners in the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Hundreds of thousands of images have been submitted, and the jury has now selected the best of the best, naming six overall winners as well as winners in the Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.
The World Press Photo Foundation has just announced winners of its annual World Press Photo contest, as well as its Digital Storytelling Contest. The winners have been selected from a stunning gallery of nominees. Sadly, this year’s awards ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you can view the winning images online.
I hope that we all know by now that we should be staying at home. And just because we’re at home all the time, that doesn’t mean we can’t get creative. Sigma has launched photo contest #SigmaShotatHome to spark this creativity further. The contest doesn’t only encourage us to stay at home and be creative but rewards us if we do so.
The World Photography Organisation recently announced the winners and shortlists of the Sony World Photography Awards along with its National Awards winners. But now, the ZEISS Photography Award has just had its winner and shortlists announced too. It’s another contest held by the same organization, and there are some more inspiring images in its selection.
Nominees and winners of World Press Photo Contest never fail to give us chills and leave us in awe, shock and with mixed emotions. The World Press Photo Foundation has just announced nominees of its 63rd annual contest, as well as its Digital Storytelling Contest. They come from all over the world, making yet another stunning and powerful collection of images.
Capturing the perfect moment sometimes involves planning, but most often it is about being at the right place at the right time. When Our World in Focus announced The Perfect Moment Contest, they received entries from 50 countries. They write: “We were astounded by the variety, ingenuity and quality of entries in this year’s contest. Open to all genres, we were pleased to see images of landscapes, people, wildlife and more.”
There are plenty of photo competitions around. Some are free, some are paid. Some offer prizes and some only bragging rights. Our World in Focus is a site that aims to be cheap to enter, but still offer a worthy prize.
Their latest Landscape photography competition got some amazing entries, but the winners are nothing short of breathtaking. Hit the jump to see the top photos and get some insights on why each of the winners was selected.
Wiki Loves Monuments is the world largest photography competition. Wikimedia states, “It’s also a platform for global collaboration in making beautiful, significant photos of monuments freely available to anyone, anywhere.” When photographers join the competition they simultaneously donate their images to Wikimedia Commons, “the free repository that holds most of the images used on Wikipedia, to ensure that the world’s most visible cultural heritage is documented and held in trust for future generations.”
More than 17,000 photos were submitted to Flickr’s contest. The five winners received a $200 gift card from Blurb each. This isn’t a lot of prize, but there is quite a bit of bragging rights involved, I guess. Flickr invited five photographers from the community to assist with the nominations and appointed three in-house judges from Flickr staff to select the winning images.
There are a host of very talented photographers on Flickr. The five winning images showcase some of the diversity uploaded to the platform. The judges have exemplary carried out their duties and awarded five deserving winners of the competition. One thing is for sure, it cannot have been easy to pick out the winners among the many submissions. Here are the winners:
The International Landscape Photographer of the Year (ILPOTY) has announced the winners of the 2019 contest. Both professional and amateur photographers from all over the globe posted their photos, and the best of the best have been selected. From vast spaces to abstract patterns, the winning photos show the immense beauty of the world that surrounds us.