June 12, 2019

Amazing Winners of the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

The winners of the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest has just been announced, showcasing incredible scenes of nature and human life around the world. Each spectacular photo was chosen from a pool of thousands of global entries across three categories—Nature, Cities, and People. The grand prize of $7,500 went to Weimin Chu for his stunning Winter in Greenland image.

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April 17, 2019

Winners of 2019 Wet Plate Competition All Use an Age-Old Photography Technique

Invented by Frederick Scott Archer and Gustave Le Gray in 1851, wet plate photography is one of the oldest photography techniques. It’s sometimes referred to as the collodion process and involves coating, exposing, and developing a negative image from a wet glass plate. Today, many fine art photographers still render their images using the same process, resulting in black and white photos that look like they’re from the 19th century.

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April 3, 2019

Stunning Winners From the First Annual Infrared Photography Contest

Infrared photography offers an exquisite twist on how we typically view the world. Using infrared filters, the color change has the effect of making the ordinary look as though it’s from another planet. Honoring this type of photography is Kolari Vision, an online store and e-learning site, who recently concluded their first annual infrared photography contest called Life in Another Light.

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March 1, 2019

Awe-Inspiring Winners of the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest

The Underwater Photographer of the Year was just announced for 2019, and the winning images offer an enchanting breadth of what’s beyond the shoreline. For the fourth year in a row, the photo competition has represented different aspects of the ocean through a variety of categories. Winners were chosen in 14 fields including Wide Angle, Macro, Behavior, and Portrait. Each winning image showcases a different aspect of the underwater world.

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