Tag: competition

Mar 27, 2014

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is now accepting submissions. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or National Geographic Sea Bird. The contest, which is…

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Mar 18, 2014

Winners Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Winners Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners for the Open, Youth and National Award competitions of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards were announced today by the World Photography Organisation (WPO). Selected from over 70,000 entries from across the world, all three competitions were judged on a single shot and prizes ranged from the latest Sony digital imaging equipment…

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Feb 26, 2014

The 2013 Microscope Images of the Year

The 2013 Microscope Images of the Year

The yawning trap of a carnivorous plant has taken First Prize in the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition. Igor Siwanowicz, a researcher from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute captured the fascinating photo. The confocal image was selected from more than 2100 entries. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the competition is the world’s premier platform…

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Feb 10, 2014

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards was recently announced by the World Photography Organisation. Photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140,000 images (69,114 Professional entries; 65,512 Open entries and 4,928 Youth entries images), the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history. From the submissions the judges have selected…

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Dec 17, 2013

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

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 2012‘). It’s hard to believe there is only two weeks left in 2013! I can’t wait to see what…

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Nov 27, 2013

10 Notable Entries from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

10 Notable Entries from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT TO ENTER! 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…

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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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