Category: Competitions

Thursday, December 14, 2017

2017 Travel Photographer of the Year Awards Winners Announced

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The winners of the 2017 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have been revealed. More than 20,000 images were submitted by photographers in 129 countries, and entrants from 24 countries received awards.

The winners of the 2017 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have been revealed. More than 20,000 images were submitted by photographers in 129 countries, and entrants from 24 countries received awards.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

#12DaysOfNikon Competition on Instagram

Mark Goldstein | Competitions
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To help you celebrate Christmas, @nikonschooluk are giving away must-have prizes every day for the next 12 days on Instagram.

To help you celebrate Christmas, @nikonschooluk are giving away must-have prizes every day for the next 12 days on Instagram.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18

Mark Goldstein | Competitions
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The Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 starts today. Olympus invites professional and amateur photographers from all over the world – regardless of their choice of equipment – to enter the contest until 26th February 2018.

The Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 starts today. Olympus invites professional and amateur photographers from all over the world – regardless of their choice of equipment – to enter the contest until 26th February 2018.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera! That's right, with Autumn fast approaching here in the Northern Hemisphere, we've decided to cheer you all up by giving away a fantastic Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera Bundle (Red)!

The competition has now closed. And the lucky winner is Gyur! Congratulations! (we'll in touch to arrange delivery of your prize)

Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera! That's right, with Autumn fast approaching here in the Northern Hemisphere, we've decided to cheer you all up by giving away a fantastic Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera Bundle (Red)!The competition has now closed. And the lucky winner is Gyur! Congratulations! (we'll…

Friday, October 27, 2017

Picfair: Women Behind the Lens Photography Competition

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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Picfair is seeking a fresh generation of female photographers to share their perspectives on the world. The competition is open for entries from 26 October till 26 November 2017 and women of all nationalities and levels of experience are encouraged to enter. An esteemed panel of judges from across the industry will shortlist competition entries in four categories: Nature, Portrait, Architecture and Street Level.  All winners and shortlisted photographers will have their work shown as part of Women Behind the Lens exhibition at the Guardian Media and News Gallery from 11 December to January 2018. 

Picfair is seeking a fresh generation of female photographers to share their perspectives on the world. The competition is open for entries from 26 October till 26 November 2017 and women of all nationalities and levels of experience are encouraged to enter. An esteemed panel of judges from across the…

SkyPixel Photo Story Competition​

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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SkyPixel, in cooperation with DJI, have announced their 2017 SkyPixel Photo Contest. Running from October 26 to December 29, the SkyPixel 2017 Photo Contest welcomes submissions from both professionals and enthusiasts, who are invited to enter one or more of the three categories including Landscape, Portrait and the brand new Story, which calls for photographers to share not just the images they capture, but also the stories they curate. This year’s Grand Prize winner will receive a reward worth over €12,500; including a DJI Inspire 2 with Zenmuse X7 DL-S 16mm F2.8 ND ASPH, an iPhone X 256G, a Nikon D850 FX-format Digital SLR Camera Body, a Lowepro Pro Runner RL x450 AW II, a Manfrotto MKBFRC4-BH Befree Carbon Fiber Tripod with Ball Head, and more. Professional and Enthusiast groups will have a First, Second and Third Prize in each category, with rewards up to €5,500. SkyPixel will also give out a Popular Prize reward to the top ten most liked entries and an additional nine will stand to win Nominated Entries rewards. The deadline for entries is 29th December.

SkyPixel, in cooperation with DJI, have announced their 2017 SkyPixel Photo Contest. Running from October 26 to December 29, the SkyPixel 2017 Photo Contest welcomes submissions from both professionals and enthusiasts, who are invited to enter one or more of the three categories including Landscape, Portrait and the brand new…

Friday, October 20, 2017

Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2018

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Digital Camera Magazine's ‘Photographer of the Year 2018’ and ‘Young Photographer of the Year 2018’ competitions are now open for entries. The contests aim to discover the most exciting, talented photographers from all over the world, with a prize fund on offer worth more than £12,000, courtesy of sponsors Affinity Photo and MPB.com. Photographers can enter their images in eight themed categories, including wildlife, portraiture, black and white, travel, landscape, macro, street, and a separate category for images taken on mobile phones. The overall winner, crowned Photographer of the Year 2018 will receive a prize package worth more than £4,800. A separate contest for photographers aged 25 and under, ‘Digital Camera Young Photographer of the Year 2018’, runs alongside the main competition, with the same categories available for entry. The first two categories, ‘Mono Magic’ and ‘On the Road’, are open for entry now at the website below.

Digital Camera Magazine's ‘Photographer of the Year 2018’ and ‘Young Photographer of the Year 2018’ competitions are now open for entries. The contests aim to discover the most exciting, talented photographers from all over the world, with a prize fund on offer worth more than £12,000, courtesy of sponsors Affinity…

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Matt Hulse Wins Felix Schoeller Photo Award

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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The presentation of the prizes of this year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award took place on 14 October in the Museum of Cultural History in Osnabrück, Germany. The winners in the individual categories were Rodrigo Illescas (Portrait), Saskia Boelsums (Landscape/Nature), Mario Brand (Architecture/Industry), Alain Schroeder (Photojournalism/Editorial) and Matt Hulse (Free Choice/Conceptional Photography). Each of these winners received a cash prize of €2,000. As the highlight of the event, photographer Matt Hulse was invited to take the stage for a second time. He was presented with the Felix Schoeller Photo Award in Gold and an additional cash prize of 10,000 euros for his extraordinary project titled ‘Sniper’. The 150 photographs by the category winners and the winner of the Emerging Photographer Award can be seen in the Museum of Cultural History/Museum Quarter in Osnabrück until 25 February 2018.

The presentation of the prizes of this year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award took place on 14 October in the Museum of Cultural History in Osnabrück, Germany. The winners in the individual categories were Rodrigo Illescas (Portrait), Saskia Boelsums (Landscape/Nature), Mario Brand (Architecture/Industry), Alain Schroeder (Photojournalism/Editorial) and Matt Hulse (Free Choice/Conceptional…

Friday, October 13, 2017

Animal Behaviour Photo Contest

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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The WildlifePhoto.com Animal Behaviour photo contest is now open for entries. To enter, all you have to do is to sign up for a free WildlifePhoto.com account and submit your photo by 31 December 2017. The winner of each contest will receive an f-stop voucher worth $380, a Camtraptions Camera Trap worth $200, a Breakthrough Photography filter worth $200, and a copy of Macphun Luminar. Additionally, he/she will also be in with a chance of winning the overall 2017 contest series grand prize: An 11 day luxury trip for two worth to the Galapagos Islands, and Ecuador courtesy of Metropolitan Touring.

The WildlifePhoto.com Animal Behaviour photo contest is now open for entries. To enter, all you have to do is to sign up for a free WildlifePhoto.com account and submit your photo by 31 December 2017. The winner of each contest will receive an f-stop voucher worth $380, a Camtraptions Camera…

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

E1|R1 Photo Award

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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The terms and conditions of participating in the E1|R1 Photo Award are now available online. As the first of its kind, the international E1|R1 Photo Award for professional photographers seeks the most beautiful and powerful photographs in the environment of the European long-distance paths, E1, for hikers, and R1 for cyclists. Entrants may submit photo series with at least three and at most four motifs to one of 4 categories including, “Culture and Landscape”, “Man and Nature”, “Sky and Earth” and “Animal and Nature”. The submission window opens on 1 December 2017 and closes on 31 March 2018. The winners in each individual category, the overall winner, as well as the winner of the prize for the promotion of young talent (chosen by Olympus) will be selected by a professional jury. The overall winner of the professional award will receive a prize to the value of 12,000 Euros, while the winner of each category will receive 3,500 Euros each.

The terms and conditions of participating in the E1|R1 Photo Award are now available online. As the first of its kind, the international E1|R1 Photo Award for professional photographers seeks the most beautiful and powerful photographs in the environment of the European long-distance paths, E1, for hikers, and R1 for…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ZEISS Photography Award Now Open for Entries

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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The third edition of the ZEISS Photography Award is now open for entries. Launching with a new brief of “Seeing Beyond - Untold Stories”, photographers from around the world are invited to submit their best series of work before the competition closes on 6 February 2018. The winner and a shortlist of up to ten talented photographers will be announced on 3 April. Winning images, as well as selected shortlisted photographers, will be shown alongside the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House in London, from 20 April - 6 May.

The third edition of the ZEISS Photography Award is now open for entries. Launching with a new brief of “Seeing Beyond - Untold Stories”, photographers from around the world are invited to submit their best series of work before the competition closes on 6 February 2018. The winner and a…

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Hasselblad’s Masters Awards 2018 Opens for Public Vote

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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The Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018 is now open to the public vote until the end of October 2017 on the company's website. This year’s competition was bigger than ever with 11 categories, including the brand new ‘Aerial’ sector that pays tribute to Hasselblad’s history of aerial photography. The public can vote by visiting Hasselblad’s website and select from the top 10 finalists in each category. Winners will not only receive the coveted accolade but will take home a state-of-the-art medium-format Hasselblad camera and have their work published in the Hasselblad Masters commemorative book.

The Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018 is now open to the public vote until the end of October 2017 on the company's website. This year’s competition was bigger than ever with 11 categories, including the brand new ‘Aerial’ sector that pays tribute to Hasselblad’s history of aerial photography. The public can…

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Pond5 and Filmmakers Alliance Partner for Filmmaking Challenge

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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Pond5 — the world’s largest marketplace for royalty-free HD and 4K video — and the Filmmakers Alliance have teamed up to host a short-film challenge with more than $4,000 in prizes. To take part in the contest, entitled "How Will You Tell Your Story," entrants need to create a short film (2-5 minutes) incorporating footage from the Pond5 collection (available to participants free of charge for use in the competition). The top 10 films entered will be screened at the awards ceremony, which will take place at the Montalban Theater on 8th November. The Grand Prize is $2,000 plus an annual Pond5 membership (worth $499), with additional prizes for first and second place winners. As always, we suggest that you read the terms and conditions before entering your work.

Pond5 — the world’s largest marketplace for royalty-free HD and 4K video — and the Filmmakers Alliance have teamed up to host a short-film challenge with more than $4,000 in prizes. To take part in the contest, entitled "How Will You Tell Your Story," entrants need to create a short…

Monday, October 2, 2017

Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards Open for Entry

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions
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Entries are now open for the search for the next winner of The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year. The competition, which was set up by photographer Stuart Low in 2013, aims to promote Scotland, its National Trusts, and its landscape photographers. Photographers can submit entries to a variety of categories – including landscape, seascape, urban, youth, and overall winner – until entries close at midnight on Tuesday 14 November 2017. Just in time for the opening of entries to this year's competition, Fotospeed announced their sponsorship of the Awards for the third year running. The sponsorship deal sees Fotospeed offering over £1,000 worth of prizes across the five categories. Click through / read on for the details.

Entries are now open for the search for the next winner of The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year. The competition, which was set up by photographer Stuart Low in 2013, aims to promote Scotland, its National Trusts, and its landscape photographers. Photographers can submit entries to a variety of…

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Wonders of Wildlife Photography Competition Winners Announced

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The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) has announced the winners of the Wonders of Wildlife photography competition. Malcolm Blackburn from Derbyshire, England was chosen as the winner for his image entitled Zebras at Dawn. "It was taken just after 6:00 am after a dry spell which produced the dust in the shot," Malcolm says. "It was taken on my Canon 5D Mk3 and the Canon 100-400mm Mk2 lens at 400mm. Exposure was 1/500 at f8 and 640 ISO.’’ The runners-up include Ian Stone from Kent and Lawrence Eagling from County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) has announced the winners of the Wonders of Wildlife photography competition. Malcolm Blackburn from Derbyshire, England was chosen as the winner for his image entitled Zebras at Dawn. "It was taken just after 6:00 am after a dry spell which produced…

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2018

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The FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018 competition is now open for entries. Open to all professional photographers who are registered and resident in a European country, the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards offer nine main categories including Commercial, Fashion, Illustration/DigitalArt, Landscape, Portrait, Reportage/Photojournalism, Sports, Wildlife and Wedding. A special section is also open for European young photographers, assistants and photographic students up to 30 years of age. The submission deadline is 7th January 2018.

The FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018 competition is now open for entries. Open to all professional photographers who are registered and resident in a European country, the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards offer nine main categories including Commercial, Fashion, Illustration/DigitalArt, Landscape, Portrait, Reportage/Photojournalism…

Monday, September 4, 2017

Reveal the Real You

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions

Huawei has joined forces with youth culture magazine, Dazed, to create a photography initiative that is designed to unlock the potential of future talent. ‘Reveal the Real You’; is a community-led photo project that will see three collaborators awarded a £10,000 bursary to donate to the community cause of their choice. Andrew Garrihy; Huawei Europe, CMO said: “The photography capabilities on our phones allow anyone to take thought provoking images. Putting that power in people’s hands, has given everyone a platform to tell their story and help others understand more about their passions and beliefs through images. Reveal the Real You is simply an extension of what people do every day. We want to give inspired, committed people the opportunity to make a difference in their local community; give them a platform to get their voice heard and make things they never thought possible happen.” People interested in entering simply need to share a few sentences on their chosen community and 3 – 5 relevant images from their photography portfolio and as Reveal the Real You gathers momentum it will culminate in a shortlist of twenty photographers being given Huawei P10 smartphones to document their stories. For more information, visit the website below.

Huawei has joined forces with youth culture magazine, Dazed, to create a photography initiative that is designed to unlock the potential of future talent. ‘Reveal the Real You’; is a community-led photo project that will see three collaborators awarded a £10,000 bursary to donate to the community cause of their…

Friday, September 1, 2017

World Press Photo Exhibition Returns to Southbank Centre

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events , Competitions
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The 2017 World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall for the 21st year from 3–20 November 2017. The free exhibition brings together 152 winning photographs from the annual World Press Photo Awards, showcasing some of the most powerful, emotional and often disturbing press images of the year. This year’s winners were drawn from a bank of 80,408 images taken by 5,034 photographers from 125 countries. The subjects of the images on display are widely varied including documentation from rallies protesting police brutality, reports from war-torn terrains and striking images selected from nature and sports editorial.

The 2017 World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall for the 21st year from 3–20 November 2017. The free exhibition brings together 152 winning photographs from the annual World Press Photo Awards, showcasing some of the most powerful, emotional and often disturbing press images of the…

Monday, July 24, 2017

BenQ Instagram Competition

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories , Competitions
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To celebrate the launch of their new Instagram page, BenQ are offering one lucky follower the chance to win their SW2700PT monitor, worth £594. Designed to effortlessly and accurately showcase the creative vision of professional photographers, the SW2700PT is packed full of image enhancing features such as hardware calibration, 99% Adobe RGB colour space coverage and a 2560 x 1440 resolution IPS panel. To be in with a chance of winning a brand-new BenQ SW2700PT monitor, simply follow @inspiration_by_benq on Instagram by Monday 31st July 2017.

To celebrate the launch of their new Instagram page, BenQ are offering one lucky follower the chance to win their SW2700PT monitor, worth £594. Designed to effortlessly and accurately showcase the creative vision of professional photographers, the SW2700PT is packed full of image enhancing features such as hardware calibration, 99%…

Canon UK Launch World Press Photo VR Experience

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital , Competitions
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Canon today announced the UK launch of a World Press Photo virtual reality experience. In a bid to inspire a wider photography audience, users can explore the 45 best images of 2017 – and their incredible stories – at any time. The World Press Photo VR app is available for free download in the Oculus Store. Created by the makers of Canon’s photography management platform, irista, those who engage with the VR experience will see the winning photos displayed in a virtual gallery that evolves based on each users’ individual interaction with the photos. The unique VR experience, which provides a deeper insight into the stories behind the images, is narrated by Stuart Franklin, chair of the 2017 World Press Photo Content general jury.

Canon today announced the UK launch of a World Press Photo virtual reality experience. In a bid to inspire a wider photography audience, users can explore the 45 best images of 2017 – and their incredible stories – at any time. The World Press Photo VR app is available for…