photography contest

Sensual “CarScapes” win reFocus Black&White Photo Contest

Dec 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

From the depths of the ocean to the peaks of the Arctic: all in black and white. This is probably the best way to describe the winners of the 2023 reFocus Awards’ Black & White Photo Contest. They’ve taken us on a breathtaking journey through the diverse beauty of photography in black and white. With overall and category winners in both Professional and Non-Professional categories, there are plenty of photos to admire.

Northern Lights Photographer of the Year 2023 winners capture auroras in unlikely places

Dec 6, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Travel photography blog Capture the Atlas has published the winners of the contest every aurora enthusiast loves: The Northern Lights Photographer of the Year. Like every year, this gorgeous gallery has been published in December because it coincides with the Northern Lights season. There isn’t only “one aurora to rule them all,” but the contest recognizes 25 images as the winners, and we bring you a selection I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

Modern-day Snow White wins International Wedding Photographer of the Year

Dec 1, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

International Wedding Photographer of the Year (IWPOTY) has announced its 2023 winners. The overall winning image shows a bride as a curious bird landed on her head in the middle of reading vows. It simply radiates joy, and if it doesn’t make you smile today… Well, then, you’re a real Mr. Grumpy Pants.

Sony World Photography Awards under fire for age limitations in Student contest

Nov 30, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) is undoubtedly one of the world’s most prestigious photography contests. However, it recently got under scrutiny for age limitations regarding its “Student” category. Even though you can be a student at any age, the contest only recognizes those up to 30 years of age, which recently stirred up the community. As a mature student myself, in this article, I’d like to offer my own view on the matter.

Cute, sad, and awe-inspiring photos of animals – Wildlife Photographer of the Year wants your vote

Nov 29, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Wildlife Photographer of the Year has announced the 2024 finalists for the People’s Choice award. Yes, this means that you get to vote for your favorite images. The selection is captivating, and you’ll have a difficult task, just like the contest jury.

Movie-like photo of a buffalo shepherd wins ColorPro’s 2023 “RISE” contest

Nov 23, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

ColorPro has announced the winners of its 2023 contest titled RISE. This year, the overall winner is Meriç Aktar from Turkey with his photo of a buffalo shepherd riding into the sunset. It’s like a movie scene, but it’s just one of the top ten marvelous photos of the competition. So, let’s dive right in and enjoy them together.

Thought-provoking photo of insects as food wins Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023

Nov 23, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

The Environmental Photographer of the Year contest has announced its 2023 winners. Like every year, it recognizes and rewards environmental photography to inspire change and climate action. This year’s winner is Maurizio di Pietro, an Italy-based professional photographer. His photo of an insect food experiment caught the jury’s eye and has raised questions about our future.

CEWE 2023 contest suspends winning photographer who staged her photo

Nov 15, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

The CEWE 2023 photo contest winner caused quite a stir after it was busted for being staged. After a few weeks of investigation. CEWE has…

Sebastião Salgado awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Photography

Nov 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado is one of the most accomplished and celebrated photographers working today. The World Photography Organisation awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to…

Painterly photo of a unique spectacled bear wins Nature Photographer of the Year 2023

Nov 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Nature Photographer of the Year has announced the 2023 winners. Jacquie Matechuk, a nature photographer from Canada, won first place with an exquisite image of a spectacled bear. The beautiful animal stands in the midst of lush greenery, and Matechuk’s photo has a dreamy, painterly vibe.