Tag: competition

Feb 7, 2013

The 2013 Sony World Photography Awards [35 pics]

The 2013 Sony World Photography Awards [35 pics]

The World Photography Organisation just revealed the shortlists for the Professional, Open and Youth categories of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. In a year that saw over 122,000 entries from 170 countries – the highest number of submissions to date – the judges have selected a shortlist of photographs that stood out beyond…

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Dec 11, 2012

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

After the positive reception from last year’s Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. That time has come! Below are the top 100 POTDs for 2012.…

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Oct 24, 2012

Highlights from the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Highlights from the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The winners of the internationally acclaimed Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were announced last week at a gala awards ceremony at the Natural History Museum in London. The world-renowned exhibition opens on October 19th and runs until March 3rd, 2013 before it goes on a UK and international tour. Now in…

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Oct 17, 2012

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

*Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of…

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Aug 14, 2012

The 2011 Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year

The 2011 Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year

The winners of the Sixth Annual Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Contest were recently announced and the final round gallery is a sight to behold. Since 2006, the contest has featured the best photographs available on Wikimedia Commons. To be eligible, a photograph must first have been featured on the site in 2011.…

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Jul 9, 2012

20 Award-Winning Microscope Images

20 Award-Winning Microscope Images

Olympus America Inc. is in the ninth year of sponsoring the BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition. It honours the world’s most extraordinary microscope images of life science subjects. The Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition recognizes outstanding images of life science specimens captured through light microscopes, using any magnification, any illumination technique and any brand…

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Jun 28, 2012

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

*Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, we promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ at the end of every…

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