Category: Competition

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, ...

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Get on the train, please! –Michael Wolf and Tokyo’s rush hour

Everyone living in a big city can at least picture how unbearable the situation of people captured in the photos taken by Michael Wolf must be like. In the summer months, in particular, public transport isn’t a place to feel very good. In cities with an extremely high population density it won’t ever be. As ...

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Frederik Buyckx

Winning the biggest photography competition in the world, this mainly means one thing: international fame, recognition and an incredible stage for one’s works. When you count among the ten photographers who are finally awarded with one of ten Sony World Photography category prizes, you know that you’ve successfully beaten thousands of other photographers worldwide. 227,595 ...

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Lensculture & Magnum Photo Award 2017

MAGNUM, a name everybody who even knows a bit about photography is familiar with. For decades Magnum has ranged among the most important and most influential photo agencies worldwide. Many of the most popular photographers are among the series of Magnum photographers and working under a contract for Magnum Photos surely is a great honor. ...

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SIGMA’s special design scores a strike at the Red Dot Award

Obviously spring comes with a lot of success for SIGMA, about which we can all be. As announced a couple of days ago, the SIGMA sd Quattro series won the best prize at the Red Dot Award in the category Product Design: the “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. But that’s not all – the ...

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SIGMA sd Quattro wins the IF Gold Award

Once again SIGMA has been confirmed for its top camera design as the Japanese company was awarded the iF Design Award 2017 for its mirrorless sd Quattro digital camera. In 1953 the predecessor of the iF whose abbreviations means Industrie Forum, was founded as Die gute Industrieform in the German city of Hanover. Under the ...