Category: Competition

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” – Portrait of Humanity Award

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” The motto of the Portrait of Humanity Award is as up-to-date as ever. In times where all over the world distinctions between US and THE OTHERS, boundaries and fears of differences have become a number 1 topic, we really need more of such projects as ...

Emerging Talent Award LensCulture – Just take the chance!

Would you call yourself a photographic talent? I find it often very hard to admit that one is really talented with certain things. At least I often feel this way, even if many people around me praise me and I get recognition from them. Thinking this way about your own skills isn’t just bad for ...

National Geography Travel Photographer of the Year 2018

Ever since I’m able to read, I’ve been a fan of the National Geographic Magazine, and ever since I’m into photography, I’ve been particularly fascinated of course by the incredible photographs and the unbelievably talented photographers whose pictures get published in the magazine. One of my greatest dreams – and forgive me for mentioning it ...

Attention: Something to win once again!

 This year SIGMA continues its tradition once again and raffles a participation ticket for a great photo safari. The winning participant will get the chance of shooting unforgettable photos of different impressive wildlife animals on a daily basis with lenses that will be rented. In the past few years the destinations of the photo safaris ...

FEARLESS AWARDS

Finding a photographer for your own wedding can take a great effort and be quite a challenge for many! After all they have to shoot the most beautiful day in our life. What if the photographer makes a mistake? What if he doesn’t capture one of the most important moments in the right way? And ...

Comedy Wildlife Photography Award 2017

Finally it’s here! My absolutely favorite photography ranking of the year. The finalists of the third Comedy Wildlife Photography Award were announced a couple of days ago and I also wasn’t disappointed this year. Paul Joynson-Hicks (founder) and Tom Sullam (jury member and director of the award), who call this award the best and funniest ...

An Award for the SIGMA 135mm F1,8 DG HSM | Art.

  By now probably all of you know about the EISA Award, nevertheless I’ll give you a little reminder of the hard facts here: EISA is a unique association of 50 expert magazines from 25 countries across the globe. The association is best known for their annual Award. For these Awards, the chief editors of ...

The best astro-photographers

Every year the Royal Greenwich Observatory awards the best astronomical photographer of the year! More than 3,500 pictures from photographers all around the globe are submitted every year. Some days ago a first selection was published. As the name tells us, astro-photography is a method in photography with which you can show stars, fog and ...

“30 New and Emerging Photographers“

“PDN’s best 30“ probably sounds familiar to you. In 1999 already the Photo District News Magazine published its first “30 New and Emerging Photographers” list and thus started a new era in the photographic industry. Before that, young photographers barely had the chance to start a successful career or attract attention. They would usually work ...

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iPhone Photography Award – Winners 2017

I’ve never been a member of the “Team iPhone”. But for quite some time I’ve been a fan of the iPhone Photography Award. Every year, I’m impressed by the incredible variety of breathtaking pictures you can take with an iPhone (and of course, with other smartphones as well). No matter if it’s spectacular landscape images, ...