Photo Contest

February 20, 2024

Incredible Winners of 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest

A haunting photo of a free diver coming upon the skeletal remains of a whale earned Sweden's Alex Dawson the title of 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year. This stark reminder of the effects of whaling beat out over 6,500 images taken by underwater photographers around the world to earn the top prize. “Photographed in the toughest conditions, a breath-hold diver descends below the Greenland ice sheet to bear witness to slaughtered whales.

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January 25, 2024

Gorgeous Nature Photography From the 2023 Canadian Photos of the Year Contest

One of Canada's oldest and most beloved magazines, Canadian Geographic, is celebrating the country's talented photographers with its Canadian Photos of the Year competition. The 2023 contest saw over 8,000 entries, with 12 being singled out for their originality, technical skill, and visual impact. In addition, Brandon Broderick has been named Canadian Photographer of the Year for his strong portfolio of work.

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January 10, 2024

Incredible Winners of the Close-Up Photographer of the Year Contest

Hungarian photographer Csaba Daróczi took home the grand prize at the fifth edition of the Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) contest. His striking black and white photo of a Eurasian nuthatch in flight was taken from inside the hollow of a tree, making for a unique composition. Daróczi was not only named the overall winner, but he also won three different categories—Butterflies & Dragonflies, Animals, and Intimate Landscapes.

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