Tag: competition

Nov 15, 2013

10 Outstanding Highlights from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

10 Outstanding Highlights from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD) and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2014. Eligible contestants can visit http://www.ngphotocontest.com to submit photographs in…

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Oct 21, 2013

Exploring Our Changing World Through Photography

Exploring Our Changing World Through Photography

Earlier this month, National Geographic launched their photo-sharing platform, Your Shot (NGYourShot.com), which allows photography fans to connect with photographers and editors around virtual assignments and get direct feedback on their work. The platform’s first assignment invites photographers to share three images that convey, ‘how photography can help us explore our changing world’. At…

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Oct 1, 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

*UPDATE 12/17/2013* THE TOP 100 ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ FOR 2013 HAVE JUST BEEN PUBLISHED! CHECK IT OUT! At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the ‘Top 100 POTDs for…

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Sep 24, 2013

Epic Highlights from the National Beard and Mustache Championships

Epic Highlights from the National Beard and Mustache Championships

The fourth annual Just For Men National Beard and Moustache Championships® organized by Beard Team USA® took place on September 7, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the House of Blues in the French Quarter. More than 150 contestants from the U.S., U.K. and Canada competed in 17 categories (winners list here and here).…

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Aug 12, 2013

Amazing Sculptures Carved from a Single Block of Ice

Amazing Sculptures Carved from a Single Block of Ice

Fairbanks, Alaska, is home to the World Ice Art Championships, one of the world’s largest ice sculpting competitions and exhibitions. From its beginning in 1988, the World Ice Art Championships has grown to a month-long event featuring more than 70 teams from around the world. The 2013 event, which ran from February 26 –…

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Aug 1, 2013

National Geographic’s 2013 Photo Contest Winners Gallery

National Geographic’s 2013 Photo Contest Winners Gallery

Wagner Araujo of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has been selected as the grand-prize winner of National Geographic’s 2013 Traveler Photo Contest, now in its 25th year. Araujo has won a 10-day National Geographic Expedition to the Galápagos for two aboard the National Geographic Endeavour. His winning photo, “Dig Me River,” captures Brazilian Aquathlon participants running…

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Jul 15, 2013

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal Botanical Garden. The 2013 edition presents more than 50 creations from some 20 countries. The theme of the exposition, Land of Hope, aims to amaze visitors while raising their awareness…

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