Spectacular Winning Images of The Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Nature Conservancy is proud to announce the winners by category of our 2021 contest. Check out the images that amazed our judges the most—and the winner of this year’s People’s Choice Award, selected by you!


People’s choice award: Prathamesh Ghadekar, India. Just before monsoon, fireflies congregate in certain regions of India. Sometimes milllions of these insects can be found on a few special trees like this one. Thirty-two photographs of this tree were taken and later stacked in Adobe Photoshop, creating this image. (Photo by Prathamesh Ghadekar/TNC Photo Contest 2021) Continue reading »

“Mercury Ahead!”: The BepiColombo Mission Has Captured Its First Views of Planet Mercury


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The closest approach took place at 23:34 UTC on 1 October at an altitude of 199 km from the planet’s surface. Images from the spacecraft’s monitoring cameras, along with scientific data from a number of instruments, were collected during the encounter. The images were already downloaded over the course of Saturday morning, and a selection of first impressions are presented here. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures The Mystical Beauty of Czech Forests

Czech photographer Petr Sýkora takes beautiful shots of the local forests: morning, fog, silence and a mystical atmosphere. Continue reading »

Amazing Black-and-White Photos of Amsterdam Taken by Dutch Painter George Hendrik Breitner

George Hendrik Breitner (12 September 1857 – 5 June 1923) was a Dutch painter and photographer. An important figure in Amsterdam Impressionism, he is noted especially for his paintings of street scenes and harbors in a realistic style: wooden foundation piles by the harbor, demolition work and construction sites in the old center, horse trams on the Dam, or canals in the rain. Breitner saw himself as “le peintre du peuple”, the people’s painter, and preferred to work with working-class models: laborers, servant girls and people from the lower class districts. Continue reading »

Incredible Winning Images of The Nature Conservancy Australia 2021 Photo Contest

The Nature Conservancy is proud to announce the winners by category of our 2021 contest.


“Life Colour”. During the wet season the Gulf of Carpentaria in tropical north Queensland holds a myriad of winding rivers, estuaries, creeks and streams that create one of nature’s intricate vivid landscapes. Lush green mangroves line the mud flats accentuated by the tidal waters and months of rain filling the artesian basin. (Photo by Scott Portelli/Nature Conservancy Australia 2021 Photo Contest) Continue reading »

Retro Photos Show the Inside of Offices in the 1970s and ’80s

The office has transformed dramatically since the 1970s: in layout, in culture and in technology. It was a decade that saw the worker become more individualistic, with office design becoming more ergonomic and also getting some ‘pop’ in color. The computer was at the start of its journey that would change everything, and therefore so were the working processes. Continue reading »

Cutest Finalists Of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2021

This global funny pet photo competition was created by Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam to celebrate the positive and vital role that pets can have in our lives and to encourage and raise awareness about animal welfare in general, by supporting a different grassroots charity each year.

Thanks to its partnership with Animals Friends Insurance, this year the competition will be donating £10,000 to Animal Support Angels a very special animal welfare charity that supports pets and pet owners by providing food, shelter, warmth, veterinary support, re-homing and animal welfare care to relieve the suffering of animals.


Albie the Kitten by Ann-Marie Connolly
“Albie our kitten, he is full of energy and fun but as you’ll see from the photo he also takes some time out to relax and recharge his batteries.” Continue reading »

Sensual Fine Art Self Portraits by Beth Parnaby

Her vision is parallel to art, Beth Parnaby has got amazing talent in surprising us with some of the most beautiful and arresting self-portraits. These portraits are meaningful and guides the viewer into her own world. Natural lighting with minimal gear above all loads of imagination is what she calls the ingredients for a beautiful portrait. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Bird Photographer of the Year 2021

With over 22,000 images entered into the competition this year, Bird Photographer of the Year is pleased to present our winners. Celebrating bird life from around the world, these images comprise some of the most incredible bird photos in the world taken by talented photographers.


Best portrait, gold winner: Underwater Portrait, Felipe Foncueva, Spain. This image of a brown pelican was taken off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, near the mouth of the Tárcoles River. (Photo by Felipe Foncueva/2021 Bird Photographer of the Year) Continue reading »

The Art of Japanese Portrait Photography by Kishin Shinoyama

Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama has dedicated his practice to exploring intimacy and the human body, as well as documenting his home place of Tokyo. His sensual photographs often depict the body within the architecture of the city or conversely, the inherent sculptural qualities of the naked human form. Shinoyama was born in 1940, in Tokyo, Japan. He studied in the Department of Photography at Nippon University and was awarded the Advertising Photographer’s Association prize. After being employed at the Light Publicity advertising company, he started to work as an independent photographer in 1968. Continue reading »

Sensual Black and White Portrait Photos of Goldie Hawn Taken by Joseph Klipple in 1964

Born 1945 in Washington, D.C., Goldie Hawn began taking ballet and tap dance lessons at the age of three and danced in the corps de ballet of the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo production of The Nutcracker in 1955. She made her stage debut in 1964, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos of The Ocean Photography Awards 2021

The Ocean Photographer of the Year: Aimee Jan

Here are the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2021. The Ocean Photographer of the Year won by Aimee Jan.

The Ocean Photography Awards are a celebration of our beautiful blue planet, as well as a platform to highlight the many plights it is facing. A total of eight awards, including the inaugural Female Fifty Fathoms Award, have been announced this year, with the overall winner. Continue reading »

“Dark Carnival”: Photographer Makes a Shots of Vintage Creepy Clowns In a Cornfield

According to Tara Mapes: “If you know me, you know Halloween is my favorite time of year. Scratch the pumpkin spice and sweater weather, I just love recreating vintage horror shots. Continue reading »

Travels: Winners & Merit Awards Of AAP Magazine’s Photo Contest

First Place Winner: Yulia Nevskaya, Russian Federation – $500 Cash Prize

The many mind-blowing entries come from talented photographers who traveled around the world.

Each month All About Photo offers the opportunity to dedicated and passionate artists to showcase their work in printed edition of AAP Magazine. For this 20th edition they were looking for travel photographs, near and far, to the edge of the earth and to the places perhaps known only to a few. Continue reading »

Photos of Mark Frechette and Daria Halprin During the Filming of ‘Zabriskie Point’, 1970

Zabriskie Point is a 1970 American drama film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and starring Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, and Rod Taylor. It was widely noted at the time for its setting in the counterculture of the United States. Some of the film’s scenes were shot on location at Zabriskie Point in Death Valley. Continue reading »

“Detached, in Harmony”: Artist Taking Conceptual Photography to New Heights

Award-winning aerial photographer Brad Walls has released a new series titled ‘Detached, in Harmony’, drawing inspiration from the pandemic, as well as from a renowned 40s fashion photographer. Audiences are invited to experience the first-of-its-kind conceptual art series from above. Continue reading »

Amazing Black and White Winning Images of The WildArt POTY Monochrome Competition

Here are the winners and highly commended photographs from WildArt POTY MONOCHROME Competition 2021. WildArt Photographer of the Year is a new wildlife photography competition with a difference. Designed by wildlife photographers, for wildlife photographers and judged solely by wildlife photographers, it features 10 themed category contests run over the first 10 months of 2021.

Monochrome Gold Award Winner: “Whale Shark and Tourists” by Csaba Tökölyi, Hungary

“The image shows fishermen feeding Whale Sharks near Oslob in the Philippines, while a group of snorkelling divers wonder at the spectacle. The spot is remarkably popular, attracting thousands of visitors, however, the situation is by no means ideal. Although the animals are no longer slaughtered as before, the attraction of continuous food supply changes their migratory path and in some cases the animals spend months rather than weeks here before continuing to their breeding grounds. Although touching the animals is strictly prohibited (threat of fine and imprisonment) it happens from time to time.” Continue reading »

Winning Photos Of TDM Street Photography Awards 2021

First Place: Paul Kessel, United States of America

Here are the winners and finalists of The Decisive Moments Magazine (TDM) Awards 2021. The competition was judged by Vineet Vohra and F. Dilek Uyar. The winning images will get global exposure and $3500 cash prize. Continue reading »

Winning Photos Of Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2021

The winner of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 13 has been revealed. The remarkable winning images were revealed in a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday 16 September 2021.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of its 13th annual astronomy photographer of the year competition, with the £10,000 (about $13,793) top prize awarded for a beautiful photo of a solar eclipse titled “The Golden Ring.”

The winning photographer

Shuchang Dong has been crowned the overall winner of Astronomy Photographer of the Year for this mesmerising photograph The Golden Ring. The image shows an annular solar eclipse taken in the Ali region of Tibet on 21 June 2020. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Drone Photo Awards 2021

The Drone Photo Awards have announced the 2021 winners. The contest’s categories include Wedding, Nature, People, Urban, Animals, Abstract and Sport for single still images. There’s also an Open category for video and a Series category for photographers to enter five to nine images on the same theme. Among these categories are many fantastic photos from talented photographers around the world.


Melting Ice Cap. Nature Commended. In summer 2020, Svalbard archipelago broke meteorological records when the air temperature suddenly reached 21.7ºC. This image brings evidence of the amount of fresh water falling from the melting Austfonna ice cap into the sea. The average air temperature in Svalbard has risen by 3-5°C over the past 50 years. (Photo by Florian Ledoux/Drone Photography Awards 2021) Continue reading »

“Moments Around the World”: Amazing Cinematic Travel and Street Photography by Billy Dinh

Billy Dinh is a travel and street photographer based in New York City. Also an illustrator and painting, he accidentally got into photography when he bought his first camera with the intention of only capturing reference photos for his art work. Continue reading »

Spectacular Cityscape, Aerial and Landscape Photographs by Mike Meyers

Mike is a professional photographer and content creator based in Chicago but always looking for an excuse to pack a bag and go somewhere new. After a 20-year career as a writer/creative director in the ad industry, Mike discovered photography and immediately fell in love with it. From cityscapes to natural landscapes to drone work, Mike tries to tell a story with each shot. Continue reading »

Accidentally Brilliant Shots By Edas Won

There’s a saying that if you let a monkey write random stuff, eventually it will write Shakespeare’s Hamlet. If you transfer the analogy to photography, it would be something like this: if you see tons of random stuff, you’ll eventually see something that might look intentional, sublime, and even brilliant. Continue reading »

Beautiful Portraits of Highland Park High School Teenage Girls, 1947


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Highland Park High School is a public, co-educational high school located immediately north of downtown Dallas in University Park, Dallas County, Texas. It is a part of the Highland Park Independent School District, which serves residents who are predominantly college-educated professionals and business leaders in the Dallas community. It serves: all of the city of University Park, most of the town of Highland Park, and portions of Dallas. Continue reading »

Photographer Amanda Jones Shows A Dog’s Love Is Timeless

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Photographer Amanda Jones captured these beautiful photos of dogs show how they age. Continue reading »