Photography

February 20, 2019

World Press Photo Announces Nominees for the 2019 Photojournalism Contest

After culling through more than 78,000 photographs from over 4,700 photographers, the expert judges of the World Press Photo contest have announced the finalists of the 2019 competition. The panelists have selected 43 photographers from 23 countries to represent the best in photojournalism, with women making up 32% of the finalists. This is a great increase from the previous year, when only 12% of the nominees were female.

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February 18, 2019

African Black Panther Captured on Film, Confirming Existence of the Elusive Cat

British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas is helping make history with his recently captured images of an elusive black panther in Kenya. While sightings of black panthers—also known as black leopards—have been continuously reported, until now there has been almost no photographic evidence of their existence. As only about 11% of all leopards are black, getting one on film, particularly in Africa, is no easy feat.

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February 13, 2019

Touching Moment Between Two Lions Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award

The renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year announced its 2018 winners in October, but the competition wasn’t over right then and there. The LUMIX People’s Choice Award, which is newly named for the 2018 contest, has just announced the winning and highly commended wildlife images selected from a shortlist of 25. Taking home the top prize is David Lloyd for his touching photograph of two male adult lions greeting each other by nuzzling faces.

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February 11, 2019

2019 Birth Photography Contest Winners Capture the Emotion and Beauty of Childbirth

There is nothing more special than the birth of a child. As loving parents bring new life into the world, many rely on professional birth photographers to immortalize this joyous day. To help celebrate the important work of these photographers, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) hosts an annual photo competition.

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