Category: Competition

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APOY 2016 – Penny Halsall is the winner

I’m a big fan of all kinds of photo awards and competitions and I’m always looking forward to the moment they announce the winner. There is more than one reason for my enthusiasm, but one of the main reasons is definitely, that thanks to these awards and competitions I keep discovering inspiring photo artists. A ...

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Up for winter, snow and fantastic landscape pictures?

Now that the days get shorter and we have to take our warm jackets out of our closets and start drinking lots of tea again, summer is definitely over. So why not start thinking about winter already? And about the chance of winning a great weekend in a fantastic scenery to take photos for your ...

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Red Bull Illume Image Quest

One could argue that Red Bull has its finger in every pie.  And that is somewhat true, no denying that! 😉 Even when it comes to photography, especially sports photography, Red Bull knows exactly what they are doing. With the Red Bull Illume Image Quest, they created the greatest international photography contest in the world. ...

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“Wildlife Photographer of the Year”

The winner of the renowned photo competition “Wildlife Photographer of the Year”, which will be organized for the 52nd time this year by London’s Natural History Museum, won’t be announced before October – however, we can enjoy some pictures that have already been published! The famous award was already founded in 1965 by the BBC ...

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Weather Photographer of the Year 2016

There is a lot of talking about the weather nowadays. It's in the News, it's talked over at the breakfast table, in the office and even debated in politics. The discourse about the weather is mostly negative these days... natural disasters, climate change, rainy summers, snowless winters and so on... The Royal Meterological Society together ...

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Dronestagram – a special photo contest that arouses your wanderlust once more

For the third time Dronestagram, a platform for drone aerial photography, and National Geographic have announced the International Drone Aerial Photo Competition. By looking at the winner photos you will see what great fascination bird’s eye photography can exert – the effect of the images is enormous, and so is the feeling of freedom you ...

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SIGMA News: SIGMA awarded as “Most Innovative Brand of the Year“

  End of June SIGMA was awarded the world’s biggest prize for innovations: the Plus X Award in the category video and photography technology, as “Most Innovative Brand of the Year”. The award was officially handed over to SIGMA in the building of the first German Bundestag in Bonn at the Plus X Award Night. ...

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The World Press Photo Exhibition

Emotional, strong, sometimes terrifying, entertaining, teary and always touching. The photos at the World Press Photo Exhibition are worth being watched   year after year. They document in the same way as they point out the condition of our society. Soon it will be time again –the World Press Photo Exhibition 2016   will take place in ...

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The winner of the Objektiv 2016, the Austrian Press Photo Award

This week the best press photos were awarded with the “Objektiv” Award 2016 in Austria. Only works by male and female press photographers that had been published in an Austrian medium were accepted in the competition. Every year the jury of the “Objektiv” Award consists of experienced media and photography professionals. To name just a ...

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Young Professionals

Hey guys, as I already reported in one of my last articles, Beatrice and I are attending this year’s photo festival “Horizonte Zingst”. This is a renowned event where you can participate at exhibitions, workshops among other great offers. The highlight of every day is the picture projection show "Bilderflut", but more about this another time. ...