Photo Contest

July 5, 2024

16 Incredible Finalists of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest

Dazzling auroras, distant galaxies, and impressive celestial bodies have all found a home on the 2024 Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist. Organized by Royal Observatory Greenwich, the competition is a delight for anyone who loves gazing at the stars. The respected competition always attracts top amateur and professional astrophotographers, and this year is no different. Over 3,500 images were submitted to this year's photo contest by photographers hailing from 58 countries.

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June 27, 2024

Pair of Resting Cuckoo Bees Wins the Royal Entomological Society’s Insect Photo Competition

The UK's leading insect science charity has announced the winners of its annual photo competition. Each year, the Royal Entomological Society asks amateur insect photographers to bring the miniature world of bugs to life, and this year was no exception. Luke Chambers was named the overall winner for his interesting look at two bees and their unusual sleeping habits. Sleeping insects also netted 17-year-old Gustav Parenmark the win in the under 18 division.

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June 20, 2024

2024 Audubon Photography Awards Celebrates the Beauty of North American Birds

Now in its 15th year, the Audubon Photography Awards is celebrating the magic of bird photography. Run by the National Audubon Society, the competition is open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. This year, Mathew Malwitz came away with the top prize for his delightful portrait of two Blackburnian warblers facing each other in a wonderful symmetrical pose. Last year's grand prize winner, Liron Gertsman, was once again celebrated this year.

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June 7, 2024

Winners of the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2024 Contest

A striking image of preparations for China's Spring Festival won the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2024 competition. Yang Zhonghua's image shows a woman entering a room filled with steaming red bean paste balls in a glorious ode to tradition. “This wonderful, perfectly balanced image is full of light, shadow, mystery, and poignancy,” says Caroline Kenyon, founder, Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year. “It is clear a celebratory feast is being prepared.

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