Tag: competition

May 6, 2014

10 Notable Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

10 Notable Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

CONTEST CLOSES JUNE 30, 2014 The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is well under way, accepting submissions until June 30th, 2014. 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…

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Apr 9, 2014

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

Smithsonian has just announced the 60 finalists for their 11th Annual Photo Contest. The winning entries were selected by Smithsonian editors from over 50,000 submissions by photographers from 132 countries around the world. Ten finalists were selected from the following six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile, a new…

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Apr 1, 2014

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

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 2013‘!). It’s hard to believe we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2014. I can’t wait to see what…

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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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