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2015 International Photography Awards Competition: Submit Images Before April 30 – Early Bird Deadline

Mon April 6, 2015

This video presents 2014 IPA Finalists, Photographer of the Year from Lucie Foundation on Vimeo.

The International Photography Awards (IPA) competition is open to any living photographer, 18 years of age or older, from any country.

Lucie Statue: Image by IPA

Lucie Statue: Image by IPA

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.

– Be Honored by receiving the coveted Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards Gala
– Be Published in the IPA Annual Book of Photography
– Be Featured in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition in New York City

  • Each year, the IPA invites an renowned curator to select 45 images from both the professional and non-professional pools of first, second, and third-place winners, to be exhibited in an exclusive show in New York City, during the week leading up to the Annual Lucie Awards Gala.
  • The Best of Show will then travel to various countries to be exhibited at photo festivals, galleries, and other photography related events.

– Win over $22,000 in cash prizes

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  • People
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IPA 2015 OneShot Competition–The Theme is HOME: Winners Announced

Mon April 6, 2015

Winning images of the IPA 2015 OneShot Competition

Winning images of the IPA 2015 OneShot Competition

This is an update to the previous blog, IPA 2015 OneShot Competition–The Theme is HOME: Submit Your Photographs Before Jan.31, 2015 (11:59pm PST).

IPA One-Shot “Home” Winners were recently announced.

The nine winners are:

  • First Place: Amanda Campbell, Krovblit, Andy Yeung
  • Second Place: Nigel Moyes, Željko Stevanić, Laily Hassan
  • Third Place: Brooke Shaden, Tamas Schild, Marta Witkowska

Please follow the link to see the nine winning images as well as the numerous honorable-mention images:
http://www.photoawards.com/winner/index.php?compName=One+Shot%3A+Home

Congratulations! / Félicitations!


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Leica Fotopark’s #LeicaSpring Contest: Upload Your Bright, Lively or Idyllic Spring Photos Between 30 March and 12 April, 2015

Thu March 26, 2015

Leica Store in Wetzlar

Leica Store in Wetzlar

This is an update to the previous blog, You’re Invited to the New Leica Fotopark: A Photo Platform for Passionate Photographers to Discover, Exchange, Organise, Create.

Photo Challenge #LeicaSpring

Leica Fotopark begins the season when everything comes to life with a photo challenge that comes with a spring feeling.

Leica invites you to send in your photos and amaze other photographers in the Fotopark community with bright, lively or idyllic spring pictures!

  • All you have to do is upload your pictures on the theme of spring to the Leica Fotopark between 30 March and 12 April, 2015, under the title #LeicaSpring.

Prizes
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Fujiflm + Adventure Canada’s Mighty St. Lawrence Voyage: X-Series Cameras, Lenses, FinePix Cameras S1 & XP80 Available to Cruise Passengers June 14–23, 2015

Mon March 23, 2015


This is an update to the previous blog, Fujifilm Breathtaking Landscapes Photo Contest for Canada and USA: Submit Entries Before 11p.m. (EST) on March 31, 2015.

  • The grand prize – total value approx. $22,500 USD – to be awarded in connection with this Contest, includes:
    • a trip for two (2) passengers on the Mighty St. Lawrence cruise voyage leaving Quebec City, QC on June 14, 2015 and arriving St. John’s, NL on June 23, 2015; and
    • a Fujifilm X-T1 camera kit.
Fujifilm X-T1 camera with Fujinon XF18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens

Fujifilm X-T1 camera with Fujinon XF18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens

The following video presents FUJIFILM X-T1 Promotional Video:

The FUJIFILM X-T1 is a precision instrument, but one that’s combined with a functional beauty. Now, this fusion has resulted in a new high-performance premium camera in the X series.

Through Fujifilm’s collaboration with Adventure Canada, Fujifilm will make available to passengers during the cruise the following products and services:

  • Fujifilm’s premium line of X-Series cameras and lenses,
  • FinePix S1 and XP80 cameras, and
  • professional photo instruction and coaching from Billy Luong, manager, product and marketing specialist group, and of @FujiGuys, and  X-Series adventurer, workshop leader and author, Dan Bailey.

Enjoy! / Amusez-vous bien !

PRESS RELEASE

FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES IMAGING PARTNERSHIP WITH ADVENTURE CANADA

Cruise passengers can capture and print extraordinary images on their voyage with the award-winning X-Series for an unforgettable experience

Fujifilm X-Series Cameras and Lenses

Fujifilm X-Series Cameras and Lenses

Valhalla, N.Y., March 12, 2015FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced its alliance with Adventure Canada, an organization that offers small ship expeditions to some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, including the Canadian Arctic, St. Lawrence,Greenland, Labrador and Newfoundland.

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Through its collaboration with Adventure Canada, Fujifilm’s premium line of X-Series cameras and lenses will be available during the cruise as well as the FinePix S1 and XP80, along with professional photo instruction and coaching from Billy Luong, manager, product and marketing specialist group, and of @FujiGuys, and X-Series adventurer, workshop leader and author, Dan Bailey.

Fujifilm FinePix XP80 rugged digital camera

Fujifilm FinePix XP80 rugged digital camera

Adventure Canada’s Mighty St. Lawrence Voyage
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CONTACT Portfolio Reviews + Portfolio Reviews Exhibition Award for Emerging Artists & Photographers: Submission Deadline April 20, 2015

Sun March 22, 2015

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Date: May 1 – 31, 2015
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

CONTACT is accepting submissions from artists and photographers with a focus mainly on narrative, photo-based art practices, documentary, and photojournalism to participate in the 2015 Portfolio Reviews.

Portfolio Night: Image by CONTACT

Portfolio Night: Image by CONTACT

CONTACT Portfolio Reviews

Sunday May 3 & Monday May 4
10am – 5pm
The Gladstone Hotel, 2nd Floor
1214 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The portfolio reviews are for anyone who is serious about photography.

  • It is not a requirement to be a professional who earns income from their practice, or to have studied visual art.
  • Participants go through a selection process to ensure a high calibre of work is presented in the program.

The CONTACT Portfolio Reviews brings internationally renowned curators, art dealers, directors, publishers and photo editors together for two days to review the work of emerging and mid-career artists and photographers.

This year CONTACT will present a series of related events, such as lectures, workshops and a performance, that focus on the photobook and the publishing industry.

  • This is an important program for artists and photographers with projects at advanced stages of development who are seeking opportunities for publishing and exhibiting–as well as for those looking for guidance on conceptual approaches or career development advice.

2015 Reviewers include:
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Leica Camera’s Photography Show Birmingham Competition for the UK: Share #LeicaPSB Photos Before 5p.m. GMT on 24 March 2015

Fri March 20, 2015


On Instagram & Twitter?
Leica Store UK invites you to enter Leica Camera’s Photography Show Birmingham (PSB) competition!

Prizes

You have the chance to win one of these prizes:

Judges

  • The above four Leica photographers will each pick their favorite image shared on Instagram or Twitter at the end of the Photography Show Birmingham to determine who the lucky winners will be.

The Steps to Enter for a Chance to Win a Prize:
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Canada National Award for 2015 Sony World Photography Awards: Winner is George Ching-Yuen Lo from Vancouver

Tue March 17, 2015

Winner's prize: Sony α7 Digital Imaging Kit with 28 –70 mm Lens camera

Winner’s prize: Sony α7 Digital Imaging Kit with 28 –70 mm Lens camera

The National Award competition was open to photographers entering the Open categories of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.

  • The winners of all 54 National Awards were announced today by the Sony World Photography Awards.
  • The National Awards program honours and rewards the best single image taken by a local photographer and runs across the world from Argentina to Australia.  It is open to photographers of all abilities.
  • To see all the winning images, please go to www.worldphoto.org
Sony α7

Sony α7

This is an update to the previous blog,  Sony Canada + Sony World Photography Awards: Canada National Award 2015 is Open to All Canadians Until 5 January.

Sony α7

Sony α7

 

Canadian photographer George Ching-Yuen Lo from Vancouver today was named the winner of the Canada National Award, part of the prestigious 2015 Sony World Photography Awards and won the following prizes:
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Fujifilm Instax SP-1 Share Printer “National Craft Month” Sweepstakes for 14 Years of Age or Older in USA, Washington D.C. & Canada: Enter Before Mar.31, 2015, 11 pm EST

Mon March 16, 2015

The following video presents INSTAX SP-1 Share Printer “National Craft Month” Sweepstakes:

Watch how to send smartphone images wirelessly and then enter for a chance to win one of your own!

After entering you’ll see an option to share this sweepstakes with your friends. The more you share, the more entries you’ll gain into the sweepstakes!

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In honor of National Craft Month, INSTAX® is giving you 3 chances to win an INSTAX SP-1 Share™ printer plus film!

  • The more you share the sweepstakes, the more entries you’ll receive!

Prizes

  • Three (3) Grand Prizes (Approximate Retail Value – ARV – of prize packages: total $659.82): FUJIFILM INSTAX SP-1 Share™ Printer (ARV:$199.95) and FUJIFILM INSTAX™ Mini Instant Film Pack (ARV: $19.99)
  • All prize winners will be selected at random in a random drawing by Sponsors held at the Sponsors’ headquarters, 200 Summit Lake Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595 from among all eligible and valid entries received.
  • The random drawing will be held on or about April 2, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

To Enter the FUJIFILM INSTAX SP-1 Share™ Printer “National Craft Month” Photo Sweepstakes:
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Canon The Photography Show Facebook – #‎CanonPhotoShow‬ Competition: Four Winners

Sat March 14, 2015

Image extracted from video below.

Image extracted from video below.

This is an update to the previous blog, Canon The Photography Show Facebook Competition for UK and Ireland: Submit Comment‪ With #‎CanonPhotoShow and Your Photo Before 17:30 on 4 March 2015 (UK Time).

Canon just annouced the following four winners of the #‎CanonPhotoShow‬ Competition:

Each winning photographer will receive one of five prizes which include the following:
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Nikon: #WeatherWithNikon Competition’s Winners

Fri March 13, 2015

Nikon D5500 D-SLR camera with 18-55mm lens

Nikon D5500 D-SLR camera with 18-55mm lens

This is an update to these previous blogs:

Nikon’s pro Ross Hoddinott selected the following winners:
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Nikon: #WeatherWithNikon Competition: 36 Entries in the Final Shortlist

Thu March 12, 2015

Nikon D5500 + 18-55mm D-SLR kit

Nikon D5500 + 18-55mm D-SLR kit

This is an update to the previous blog, Nikon #WeatherWithNikon Competition for UK & Republic of Ireland: Submit Your Best Weather Image Before March 6, 2015.

It’s been a tough job, but we’ve managed to whittle the hundreds of fantastic #WeatherWithNikon entries we received down to a final shortlist. Pro #landscape #photographer Ross Hoddinott Photography now faces the tough task of choosing the overall winner,……two runners up…..Tune in tomorrow afternoon when the winners will be revealed! In the meantime, why not have a look through our shortlist and give your favourite the thumbs up!

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#WeatherWithNikon Competition: Final Shortlist

#WeatherWithNikon Competition: Final Shortlist

Prizes:

The final shortlist consists of 36 entries from the following 31 photographers:
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2015 Mobile Phone Award Shortlist: Vote Now for the Photograph Winner at Sony World Photography Awards Before 17 March

Tue March 10, 2015

This is an update to the previous blog, World Photography Organisation’s New 2015 Mobile Phone Award: Submit Entries by 11:59:59pm (GMT) on 27 Feb.2015.

Voting is now open to choose your winner of the inaugural Mobile Phone Award at the Sony World Photography Awards.

  • World Photography Organisation (WPO) received 10,293 entries from around the world.
  • A shortlist of 20 shots (from 17 mobile phone photographers) has been compiled by WPO expert panel of judges:


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This winner will receive the following prizes:

  • a trip to London in the UK to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony on 23 April,
  • to be included in the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London from 24th April – 10th May, and
  • a Sony Mobile product bundle including the flagship Xperia™ smartphone and tablet.

Congratulations and Good Luck! / Félicitations et bonne chance!

PRESS RELEASE

Public voting open for inaugural Mobile Phone Award winner at
2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition

Photo by Olga Nazarova

Photo by Olga Nazarova


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