Winners Of The Emerging Talent Award By The Independent Photographer

Here are the top 10 photographs of the Emerging Talent Award photo contest by The Independent Photographer.

The Emerging Talent Award is designed to bring exposure and discover the best upcoming photographers of all ages, backgrounds and working in all photographic fields. Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, still life: There were no boundaries and we wanted you to release your creativity in as many inventive ways as you could imagine!

1st Prize: Junko Akita

“The child in a cabin window with the reflection of the magnificent Norwegian landscape beyond is a gorgeous metaphor for both childhood and identity. Beyond the extraordinary light and composition, the gaze and expression captured here at once combine innocence and strength. Locking eyes with this girl through her sister, the photographer, is a powerful experience and a privilege.” – MaryAnne Golon, the Competition Judge. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards

Nominee, Conceptual, Amateur. ‘Extinction – No One Left to Follow’ by Justin Peters

The winners of the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards present a surreal assortment of shots from sci-fi styled snaps of subways to spectacularly sublime landscapes. We’ve handpicked our highlights from this year’s massive collection of celebrated images. Continue reading »

2020 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards Winners

From lockdown to landscapes and everything in-between… the winners of the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been revealed.

Overall Winner – the Travel Photographer of The Year 2020: Vladimir Alekseev, Russia

Location: Svalbard
Artist Statement: Once on my expedition to Spitsbergen, there was a blizzard. Everything around was equally white. And suddenly I spotted this Arctic fox. He almost merged with the environment. Only his eyes and nose betrayed him.
Gear and Specs: Canon 5D Mark III, 60-600mm lens, F9, 1/320 sec, ISO 640 Continue reading »

Breathtaking Winning Photos of The SkyPixel’s 6th Anniversary Aerial Photo & Video Contest

Here are the 2020’s winners of SkyPixel’s Aerial Storytelling Contest. SkyPixel was founded in 2014 and currently, there are six million members in their community. This year is the 6th Anniversary of the Aerial Photo & Video Contest. There are more than 26,000 submissions received from 136 countries for categories including Travel, Sports, Nature, Architecture, and Portrait. This year’s annual award was won by Karim Iliya for his photograph “Humpback Breach”, Congratulations to all the winners.

If you are interested in Drone photography, join the SkyPixel community, you can find a lot of inspiration. Here in this article, we are posting only winning photos, visit their website to view video entries.

Annual Award: ‘Humpback Breach’ by Karim Iliya

Humpback whales breach for a variety of reasons including communication, fighting, barnacle and parasite removal, waking up, playing and more. For humpback whales calves like this one, playing is an important way to build muscles and prepare for the long journey to Antarctica. Continue reading »

Sony World Photography Awards Announces Stunning 2021 Contest Category Winners

Sony World Photography Awards is one of the contests that always brings us lots of magnificent photos. The World Photography Organisation that stands behind it has just announced this year’s category winners and shortlist in the Open competition. And as always, it’s a selection of amazing images.

The contest recognizes winners in ten categories, and over 100 photographers were selected as shortlisted. Each winner receives Sony gear and competes further for the Open Photographer of the Year title and a $5,000 reward.


Category winner, open competition, street photography. Disinfection, a cinematic image documenting an employee of the health affairs unit of Ankara municipality in protective gear walking along the train platform while spraying it with disinfectant. (Photo by F. Dilek Uyar/Sony World Photography Awards) Continue reading »

GuruShots: Winning Photographs from The Impressive Still Life Contest


Rebekah Raybould – United Kingdom

Billed as the world’s greatest photo game, GuruShots is an online platform that provides a fun, structured way to showcase your images while gaining global exposure for your work. Continue reading »

30 Best Wedding Photos Of FdB Photography Awards


Raul Gori

Here are some of the best and top wedding photos by Fotógrafos de Boda (FdB). These photos are selected by three international judges of the FdB Awards, these photos represent the best moments, light, and composition in wedding photography. Happiness, laughter, love: positive emotions are the main ingredient of weddings. And a good photographer is going to capture every bit of it. Continue reading »

28 Women Who Chose An Unusual Color For Their Hair And Ended Up Looking Badass


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There’s this competition called #ONESHOT Hair Awards. It’s global, free to participate in, and 100% transparent. There are two overall categories: Big Shot (for studio-style work) and Hot Shot (for “real hair behind the chair”). Continue reading »

Smartphone Snaps Surprise in The 2021 Mobile Photography Awards

Winner – Water, Snow, Ice. ‘San Clemente’. iPhone XS Max

Roger Clay

Established in 2011, the Mobile Photography Awards is a unique contest; as much as chronicle of smartphone camera evolution as a celebration of the art of mobile photography. In its 10th year it presents an indisputable case for the power of modern mobile photography. Continue reading »

Into the Wild with The World Nature Photography Award Winners

Grand Prize Winner, Gold – Animals in their Habitat. ‘The World Is Going Upside Down’. Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo

Thomas Vijayan

The inaugural World Nature Photography Awards has delivered a strong collection of images showcasing the breadth of the planet’s natural wonders. From unusual animal perspectives to spectacular landscapes, here is a selection of highlights. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020

Here are the winners of the 2020 Tokyo International Awards. The winners receive prizes that are up to $3,000 USD. Tokyo International Foto awards recognize, honor and connect talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. The competition is open to everyone and invites photographers from all over the world to enter their work.

Summer Fairies (Nature, Gold) by Kazuaki Koseki

“Himehotaru” living in the summer night forest, females cannot fly, only males, fireflies, an indigenous species of Japan, fly around the summer forest while repeating a blink of a short time, reminiscent of Christmas illumination. Continue reading »

Incredible Winning Photographs From The 2020 International Photography Awards

Sometimes it is nice to be a bit nostalgic, and what can be more nostalgic than analog photos? See what your photography skills are made of: enter the IPA as it’s now open for submissions. Here are the best examples of analog photography from the 2020 International Photography Awards.

Advertising Photographer Of the Year: “A sustainable future of exquisite luxury mobility” by Mike Dodd

“The image had to represent Bentley’s vision for creating a sustainable future of luxury mobility. The specification of the Bentley EXP 100 GT contained sentances such as: -luxury craftsmanship -seamless fusion of materials & intelligent curation of technology -introducing light as a new luxury material -5000yr old fossilised British Oak infused with recycled Copper -Compass exterior paint made from recycled rice husks -100% organic leather-like textile from wine making -Cumbrian crystal interfaces -embroidered cotton interior surfaces.” Continue reading »

Winners Of 2020 Birth & Beyond Photography Awards

“Maternity” by Xare Bejos Fotografia, Mexico

The Birth and Beyond Photography Contest is a Dutch-based brand new international competition in the wonderful and (still) growing field of Birth and Beyond Photography. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Life in Another Light Photo Contest 2020

“What changes when we switch to infrared, and which things remain constant? What beauty lies in the light that our eyes can’t see? We want the infrared photography community to answer these questions and more with complete photo essays as well as individual shots.

Prizes will be awarded across 6 categories of infrared photography, and include over $11,000 in cash and infrared photography gear, with a grand prize of $1,000 cash + $1,000 of infrared photography equipment awarded to ‘Best Infrared Photo Essay’. Prizes will also be awarded to one visible light photo essay and one visible light photo per applicable category! We want to help the Infrared community grow, and each Visible Light winner will receive a Kolari Vision gift card for infrared conversion services and gear!”


Norway’s Dream House, in the infrared chrome category. (Photo by Yann Philippe/Kolari Vision) Continue reading »

Breathtaking Nature Pics That Won The 2020 International Photography Awards

The winners of the 2020 International Photography Awards have been announced, and the nature photographs last year have shown us the scary power and incredible beauty of nature. Compete in the award this year! The submissions are open!

Jazz

“Clouds were flowing above Mt. Fuji. The long-exposure shooting and the result of finishing with blue ink gave me an image as if I were in a different world. When I saw the finished image, I heard JAZZ.” (Takahashi/International Photography Awards) Continue reading »

The Beautiful Winning Photos of 2020 Budapest International Foto Awards

The Budapest International Foto Awards honors its winning photographers from around the world.

It seems like this year—even though it was a hard one—helped creative minds flourish all over the world. The Budapest International Foto Awards just published their winners and the photographs are as breathtaking as they are thought-provoking.

The Skin I’m In – Brian Cassey

“Carol Mayer was left near death following a house fire when a young mother. She incurred horrific burns to over 80 percent of her body … her family was told she would not survive. However, survive she did after enduring the year-long agony of intensive care, operations, and skin grafts to recovery. Over a decade on Carol gives her time voluntarily to counsel and help later day burns victims and assist burns foundations. Carol has long grown accustomed to ‘The Skin I’m In.’” Continue reading »

The Ocean Photography Awards Just Announced Their Finalists And The Photos Look Stunning

Photo by Nadia Aly, overall winner of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020

Oceanographic Magazine has announced the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020, with Nadia Aly taking home the overall winner prize. Aly’s photo of an aggregation of mobula rays off the coast of Mexico is what got her the top prize. Continue reading »

Winning Images of The Architectural Category from The International Photography Awards 2020

The International Photography Awards announced the winners of its 2020 photography competition. A stellar international jury of renowned photography experts judged a total of 13,000 entries from 120 countries around the world to finally select the outstanding category winners.

Jesus M.Chamizo, “From the stage”, 1st place Architecture-Interior & Architecture Photographer of the Year

In order to support and honour the outstanding work of both professional and amateur photographers around the world during the Covid-19 crisis, IPA will match the cash prizes that are awarded to the Category Winners this year with an equal cash donation to the charity of the winning photographer’s choice in their community.

The selection below focuses on winners and honorable mentions from the architecture sub-categories: fine art, cityscapes, bridges, buildings, interior, historic, industrial, abstract and other. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos from The 2020 Spotlight Photography Awards

Fashion Category Winner: Astrid Obert (Germany)

The winners of the Production Paradise Spotlight Awards 2020 have been released, after months of photographers across the world entering the 15 categories. The shortlists, which were announced last week included the top 10 photographers from each category and gave a peek of the quality of the photography of this year’s Spotlight Awards. Continue reading »

Misty Lochs, Magical Woods and Spectacular Lightning Strikes: Feast Your Eyes on The Incredible Winning Shots for The 2020 Landscape Photographer of The Year Awards

The splendour of Britain’s rural and urban landscapes have been captured in breathtaking fashion for the 13th time – by the shortlisted and winning entries to the 13th Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Every time, without fail, the winning and shortlisted images by the nation’s most talented amateur and professional photographers take the breath away.

As before, prints of the top shots are presented in the lavish Landscape Photographer of the Year coffee-table book (AA Publishing).

This book is the perfect companion for all photography enthusiasts and armchair travellers, with every image accompanied by a first-hand account of the story behind the picture.


Landscapes at Night runner-up. (Photo by Wesley Chambers/Light Pass/UK Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020) Continue reading »

The Best Animal Images Of The Decade From The British Wildlife Photography Awards

‘Balancing Act (Little Owl)’, By Ian Watson, 2017

As the British Wildlife Photography Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary, a retrospective traveling outdoor exhibition has been set up. For the first time, the exhibition will feature all the overall winners, selected category winners, and highly commended images. Continue reading »

Hilarious Photos Of Pet Antics From The Comedy Pet Photography Awards 2020

From the geniuses who brought us the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, there’s a new competition that gives domesticated animals their time to shine. Continue reading »

The Beautiful Winning Photos Of The Military Visual Awards For 2019

The Military Visual Awards has announced its winning photographs for 2019, honoring the best military photos captured worldwide over the past year. This was the first year the competition wasn’t limited to the United States — photographers and videographers from across the globe could submit entries, and over 2,000 photos and videos were sent in.

The top prize of 2019 MVA Photographer of the Year was awarded to photographer Chris Hibben, who is part of the Air Force’s 4th Combat Camera Squadron.


A U.S. Soldier with 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, Scout Platoon, Texas Army National Guard, tasked to the Fly Away Security Team (FAST), stands watch while Airmen offload cargo and passengers from a C-130 Hercules with the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (75th EAS), Dec. 20, 2018, in East Africa. Continue reading »

The Best Of The Best Surfing Photos For The 2020 Nikon Surf Photography Awards

A panel of 10 high-profile judges from within the surfing industry including seven-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore were tasked with selecting the best of the best surfing photos for the 2020 Nikon surf photography awards. The judges were looking for innovation and creativity, uniqueness, dramatic affect and sensory impact.


“Danny Sunset Stern”. (Photo by Stu Gibson/Ren Mcgann/2020 Nikon Surf Photography Awards) Continue reading »

Golden Globes 2020: Discover The Sumptuous Portraits Of The Winners


Renée Zellweger – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama – Judy (@judythefilm). Photo by Alexi Lubomirski (@alexilubomirski). @goldenglobes

Every year, a photographer takes pictures of the winners of the Golden Globes right after they got their prices, as part of the tradition of the ceremony. The result is a gallery of beautiful portraits of famous actors and actresses, but also an opportunity to discover new faces of the movie and tv shows industries. Continue reading »