Tag: competition

December 11, 2012 at 9:43 am

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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October 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm

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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October 17, 2012 at 9:28 am

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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August 14, 2012 at 9:58 am

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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July 9, 2012 at 9:00 am

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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June 28, 2012 at 9:20 am

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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March 29, 2012 at 9:44 am

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 25 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012

At the end of last year, the Sifter posted the Top 50 Pictures of the Day for 2011. It went on to become one of our most popular posts of the year. For 2012, we will be highlighting the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ at the end of every quarter. By the…

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December 12, 2011 at 9:10 am

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011

The Top 50 'Pictures of the Day' for 2011

Every day at 5pm the Sifter posts the Picture of the Day. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 50 from 2011. It’s hard to imagine the year is almost over, time seems to fly faster each successive year so it’s fun to take a moment and look back at the…

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