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Winners Of The Travel Photography Contest 2022 By The Independent Photographer

Here are the 10 photos of winners and finalists of the Travel Photography Contest 2022 by The Independent Photographer. Photos submitted from more than 30 different countries have been reviewed and 10 Winners and Finalists have been selected by master photographer Steve McCurry.

The overall winner of this contest is Robi Chakraborty for his photograph “Portrait of a young girl called Safina, along with her aunt, in her hut in Haji Pir.” He won $1000 prize money for the 1st place.

Winning Photographer – Robi Chakraborty: Prize Money $1000
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“Safina” – Haji Pir, India – Portrait of a young girl called Safina, along with her aunt, in her hut in Haji Pir. Continue reading »

The Best Shortlisted Photos From Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Contest 2022

“Treefrog pool party” by Brandon Güell, Costa Rica/USA
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Here are the 15 best-shortlisted photos from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest 2022. Photographers from 93 countries submitted their best work for this contest. The winners will be announced on October 11 during an exclusive awards ceremony. Continue reading »

The Winning Photos Of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022

Overall Winner – Boom Boom by Kenichi Morinaga
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Here are the winning photos of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022. The overall competition winner is Kenichi Morinaga with his brilliant photo of two cats sitting on a fence cheek to cheek or neck and neck! This image went up against two thousand funny pet entries to win the top title. Continue reading »

Mesmerising Entries for The Drone Photo Awards 2022

A look at the winning entries into the Drone photo awards 2022, including the overall winner showing a secondary fissure a few hundred metres from the main crater of the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland.

Wildlife. Runner-up: Learning Life by Florian Ledoux
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A young polar bear, a yearling, is playing in the water, testing the fresh ice and jumping back and forth with his sibling, while their mother is resting nearby. This image is the result of five months in the field, living with and near the bears in a remote camp on the east coast of Svalbard. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022

Some of the winning images from the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s 14th Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The selection includes the winning image by Gerald Rhemann, Disconnection Event, a rare photograph of a piece of Comet Leonard’s gas tail being disconnected and carried away by the solar wind.

Young astronomy photographer of the year winner – The Neighbour by Yang Hanwen
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The Andromeda galaxy, or Messier 31 (M31), is one of the closest and the largest neighbour of the Milky Way, and the most distant object the human eye can see. Yang Hanwen provided the original picture of M31.

“From the dark dust lanes to the HII regions, this young photographer has expertly bought out the galaxy’s stunning details to produce a vibrant image” – Melissa Brobby Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Bird Photographer Of The Year 2022

Overall Winner, Bird Photographer of the Year by Erlend Haarberg
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Here are the winning photos of the Bird Photographer of the Year 2022. An image of a rock ptarmigan in winter plumage taking flight above the snow-covered mountains of Tysfjord, Norway, takes the grand prize in the world’s largest bird photography competition. Continue reading »

Amazing Black And White Photographs Of All About Photo Magazine Awards 2022

Untitled by Radoslaw Lowicki, Poland
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Here are the amazing black and white photographs of the All About Photo Magazine Awards 2022. They announced 25 talented photographers who won “AAP Magazine #25: B&W”. Continue reading »

The Best Winning Photos Of Black And White Photo Awards 2022

Absolute Winner by Johan Willems
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Here are the best winning photos of the Black and White Photo Awards 2022. The image that took the title of Absolute Winner was Cheetah with cubs by Johan Willems. Continue reading »

The Highly Commended Entries for The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2022

Highly commended images from the wildlife photographer of the year contest. Winners will be announced on 11 October and an exhibition of the 100 award-winning shots will open at the Natural History Museum on 14 October.

Underwater wonderland, by Tiina Törmänen, Finland
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Törmänen was thrilled to meet a school of inquisitive European perch on her annual snorkel in Honkalampi lake. In the previous three years she had found only dead fish. She framed the fish flying through clouds of pink-tinged algae. Although it created a beautiful scene, excessive algal growth, a result of the changing climate and warming waters, can cause problems for aquatic wildlife as it uses up oxygen and blocks out sunlight. Photograph: Tiina Törmänen Continue reading »

The Top 12 Entries for the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Image Contest 2022

Lab-grown spinal cords and glowing fish larvae are among the incredible images from the researchers at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at Queensland University, as they celebrate national science week with an annual competition to find the best pictures taken under the microscope.

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Hippocampal neurons play a critical role in memory formation. Here, the neurons have been highlighted with monomeric and polymerized actin and green fluorescence protein. Photograph: Belal Shohayeb Continue reading »

Spectacular Entrants and Winners of The Festival of Ethical Photography 2022

The Festival of Ethical Photography, a celebration of ethically committed documentary practice, takes place annually in Lodi in northern Italy, this year from 24 September to 23 October. Work by more than 80 photographers is displayed.

Winner, master award
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Edineilson Oliveira prays at the beach. Fittipaldi’sEustasy series documents the rising waters and the disastrous interventions that have made Atafona, north-east of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, the most significant case of coastal erosion in the world. Photograph: Felipe Fittipaldi Continue reading »

Incredible Photos from The BMC Ecology and Evolution Image Competition 2022

In 2022, researchers from around the world entered the BMC Ecology and Evolution photography competition. The contest produced a spectacular collection of photographs that capture the wonder of the natural world and the growing need to protect it as the human impact on the planet intensifies. This editorial celebrates the winning images selected by the Editor of BMC Ecology and Evolution and senior members of the journal’s editorial board.

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The story of a conquest. The fruiting body of a parasitic fungus erupts from the body of its victim. Attribution: Roberto García-Roa Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of Best of The iPhone Photography Awards 2022

The awards have been celebrating the creativity of iPhone users since 2007. We take a look at a selection of the winners of the 15th annual competition.

Photographer of the year second place. Girl with the Violin
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Location: Colorado, US. Shot on iPhone 13 Pro. United States. Photograph: Kelly Dallas/courtesy of the artist and IPPAWARDS Continue reading »

Winners & Finalists Of LensCulture 2022 Street Photography Awards

Series 1st Place: Jake Ricker
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Here are the winners, jurors’ picks and finalists of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2022. There are 39 photographers from 18 countries got selected from all around the world. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of Sports Photography Awards 2022

Tennis, David Gray
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Here are stunning winning photos from the Sports Photography Awards 2022. It is the leading global competition for professional sports photographers as they get an opportunity to capture images from multiple sporting disciplines and highlight the achievements of some of the most famous athletes. Continue reading »

Spectacualr Photographs of The Woodland Trust’s Tree of The Year 2022 Nominees

Five gargantuan oaks, one of which is said to have provided the inspiration for the fantasy land of Narnia, and a spectacular ‘portal rowan’ are among the unique specimens in the running to be crowned the Woodland Trust’s tree of the year for 2022.

Waverley Abbey yew, Farnham, Surrey
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A truly spectacular yew, with roots that grow into and around the ruins of Waverley Abbey – the first monastery founded in Britain 900 years ago by the reforming Cistercian religious order. After the dissolution of the monasteries in 1536, the abbey was dismantled. It is a beautiful tree with roots that sprawl out above ground before plunging into the earth. Its multi-stemmed form is dotted with holes, crevices and areas of decay that provide a habitat for other species. Age: The exact age is unknown but it can not be more than 480 years old. Photograph: Woodland Trust Continue reading »

Wild Portraits and Magical Landscapes: Spectacular Winning Images of The Nature TTL Photographer of The Year 2022

The Nature TTL Photographer of the Year winner has been chosen from more than 8,000 images from all over the world. From a scarred lion getting its close-up to a fish with a mouthful, entrants competed to secure category wins in wild portraits, animal behaviour, camera traps, underwater, the night sky, small world, landscapes, urban wildlife and under-16, with the overall winner chosen from the category wins.

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A snow leopard scans for prey across the jagged peaks of the Ladakh mountain range in India. This image was captured during a three-year DSLR camera trap project in the Indian Himalayas. Photograph: Sascha Fonseca Continue reading »

Amazing Winning Photos Of Minimalist Photography Awards 2022

Abstract – 1st Place Winner by Daniel Dencescu
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Minimalist Photography Awards is a nonprofit association, powered by black & white Minimalism magazine and founded by Milad Safabakhsh, which aims to recognize, reward, and expose talented photographers all around the world and introduce them to the professional photography industry. Continue reading »

The V&A Has Announced the Winners of Its 50th Annual Illustration Awards

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the V&A Illustration Awards. Established in 1972, they have since become the UK’s most prestigious annual illustration competition. Free to enter, the Awards celebrate excellence in student illustration and three categories of contemporary practice: book cover design, book illustration and illustrated journalism.

Winner for book illustration
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Gérard DuBois was commissioned to illustrate a new Folio Society edition of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. His acrylic paintings, described by the judges as ‘masterpieces’, capture the beauty and brutality of McCarthy’s text. Continue reading »

The Independent Photographer Has Announced The Most Moving Color Photographs Taken By Photographers From Around The World

The Independent Photographer has just released the winners of its Color Photography Contest, which took place in June 2022. Many images from more than 30 different countries have been rewieved and 10 Winners and Finalists. The Color Photography Award aimed to discover and bring exposure to the best contemporary artists working across all photographic fields.

“Ser Libre” – Argentina. Mauricio Holc – 1st place. Prize – $1000
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“Portrait of actress and model Camila Del Campo Grandal.” Continue reading »

Funny Finalists Photos Of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022

Smokin’ Alpaca by Stefan Brusius
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Here are the funny finalists photos of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022. The Comedy Pet Photo Awards today publishes the images and videos shortlisted for this year and there are some absolute corkers that will have your readers chuckling like chihuahuas! Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images Of The 2022 Picfair Urban Wildlife Photography Awards

An amateur photographer who works in digital advertising has won the inaugural Picfair Urban Wildlife Photography Awards for his image of two coyotes on a dimly lit suburban street in Ontario. All Picfair profits on print sales will go to global conservation non-profit Re:Wild.

Overall winner: Date Night
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‘I thought it was my car that had caught their attention as I rounded the corner, and maybe it had at first, but as I rolled down the window I heard it was another group of howling coyotes that had piqued their interest. I parked, turned the engine off, and frantically went to work with the camera … however, in the rush of that moment I was soon compelled to put my camera down and soak in the scene’. Photograph: Andrew Interisano/Picfair Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The 2022 Australia’s National Photographic Portrait Prize

Wayne Quilliam’s Silent Strength, a photograph of Aurukun man Eric Yunkaporta, has won the 2022 national photographic portrait prize. Quilliam says the capture of Yunkaporta in ceremonial headwear is akin to a trickle of water merging into a small stream, then into the ocean.

The Shuttle
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As Melbourne struggles through many days of restrictions, with limited options to play and learn for the kids, four-year-old astronaut Mia puts on her homemade space suit and helmet and goes on exploration missions in the familiar neighbourhood, using her imagination to turn the mundane world around her into an exciting adventure. This photograph is one of the memories from our daily walks, one of the stories we found. The lockdowns have ended. We’ll outgrow the costume. But the time spent together exploring and imagining is one special gift to keep. Photograph: Andrew Rovenko Continue reading »

Captivating Photographs From This Year’s WildArt Photographer Of The Year Contest

Amy Marques – Eyes Category
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“Nature and wildlife photography has the power to change lives for the better, not only by making the wonder of nature accessible to so many, but by improving awareness of conservation issues across the globe,” says Rob Read, the founder of WildArt Photographer of the Year contest. The contest has 4 categories (Wet, Light, Silhouettes, and Eyes) and is a great platform for talented photographers to get recognition for their work. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images from The 2021 Landscape Photographer of the Year

Winner: “Comet NeoWise Setting, Marin” by Tanmay Sapkal. Location: Mt. Tamalpais, Marin, CA, USA
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For the eighth year in a row, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards presents the winning landscape photos to the public, rendering us speechless every time! 4,500 entries were accepted in the course of the year, and the jury has selected 100 finalists in the 2021 International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards. Continue reading »