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Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023

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Recall those side-splitting finalist photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023 announced last October? Well, hold on to your hats because the organizers have just unveiled the 2023 winners. Awards were given out across various categories, including a video section, not to mention some Highly Commended Winners for standout entries. Securing the ultimate honour this year is 'Air Guitar Roo' by the talented Jason Moore from Australia. Join in the applause for this year's overall champion and other winners capturing the essence of comedic brilliance! OVERALL WINNER Air Guitar Roo (c) Jason Moore (Australia) Jason mentions, “I was driving past a mob of Western Grey Kangaroos feeding in an open field that was filled with attractive yellow flowers. I had my camera wi...
Natural Landscape Photography Awards Winning Photographs

Natural Landscape Photography Awards Winning Photographs

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The Natural Landscape Photography Awards recently concluded its 2023 edition, marking another remarkable year in the celebration of photographers who skillfully capture the splendour of the natural landscape. Commencing in 2021, this year marked the third edition of the Natural Landscape Photography Awards. In the spotlight are the overall winners, whose images have earned them well-deserved recognition. More to that, excellence in four major categories, as well as some special categories, were awarded during the 2023 competition. In total, 11,176 photographs had been submitted to the competition by 1,023 photographers from 54 countries. Scroll down to enjoy the winning photographs in each category. Photographer of the Year, Winner Blake Randall Photographer of the Ye...
Finalists of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023

Finalists of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023

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The shortlisted finalists of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2023 were announced recently. For those who are not familiar with the contest, it is a much-awaited, out-of-the-ordinary wildlife photography contest that could crack you up easily. Instead of typical wildlife photographs, what is awarded here are hilarious frames of our beloved animal friends. Having been initiated in 2015, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has become a major item on the photography calendar by now. From thousands of entries, the judges have shortlisted 41 photographs as the finalists and the best from the Video and Portfolio categories. They are equally brilliant, equally hilarious and equally adorable. Not much explanation is needed, the photographs will talk for themselves. Sit back, relax, and e...
CEWE Photo Awards 2023 Winners Announced

CEWE Photo Awards 2023 Winners Announced

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The CEWE Photo Awards, a celebrated annual photography contest, have completed their 2023 edition recently, which the organizers claim the 'world's largest photo competition'. For years, this competition has been an arena for passionate photographers from all corners of the globe to showcase their creativity and talent, and this year was no exception. With participants spanning different cultures and backgrounds, the contest witnessed record-breaking participation, 509,612 photos from 147 countries. The 2023 edition of CEWE Photo Awards featured an incredibly diverse range of themes, from Landscapes to Aerial Photos. These talented winners, chosen by a distinguished panel of judges, have demonstrated exceptional skill and a keen eye for visual storytelling. The competition not only rec...
Perfectly Imperfect – A Photographer Captures the Beauty of Imperfections of Dogs

Perfectly Imperfect – A Photographer Captures the Beauty of Imperfections of Dogs

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Alex Cearns is a renowned Australian pet photographer with a deep passion for capturing the beauty and resilience of animals. Alex has gained widespread recognition for her heartwarming portraits, particularly of dogs. Her work emphasizes the extraordinary qualities of her subjects and the profound bond between humans and animals. As an award-winning photographer, she has received a number of awards for her talent and dedication to showcasing animals in a captivating and inspiring light. In a delightful new book by the photographer, we meet some extraordinary dogs who are perfectly imperfect. Cearns' heartwarming photo collection contains photographs of dogs who have a vast range of physical deformities and injuries, where some are done by their cruel ex-owners. Through Cearns' lens, t...
Winners of the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2023

Winners of the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2023

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The Underwater Photographer of the Year competition (UPY) is an annual international photography competition dedicated to showcasing the best underwater photography from around the world. The competition was founded in 2015 by a group of experienced underwater photographers who recognized the need for a high-profile platform to celebrate the beauty and diversity of marine life. The winning images are displayed in a public exhibition in the UK and featured in a stunning coffee table book. The UPY competition is not only a celebration of the art of underwater photography but also an important platform for promoting awareness of the fragility and importance of the marine environment. The winners of the competition have been announced recently and the winning photographs are breathtaking....
Solitude – Landscape Photographer Makes the Viewers Emotional

Solitude – Landscape Photographer Makes the Viewers Emotional

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Mikko Lagerstedt is a talented Finnish Landscape Photographer. His creative landscape photographs are so captivating, both visually and emotionally. His ability to read and capture emotions in certain places is what makes him stand out from the rest. Ultimately, his photographs are capable of taking the viewer to places instantly and making them feel lost in nature. 'Solitude' is such an emotion he portrays exceptionally. It is not an exaggeration when we at Fotomated say, 'we haven't seen anyone convey the loneliness or solitude better than him, in photography'. They are definitely 'fine arts', even though Mikko doesn't use that term. No more explanation is needed, scroll down to see his stunning photographs yourself. Image credit & More info: https://mikkolagerstedt.com ...
Winners of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2022

Winners of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2022

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Founded in 2015, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have quickly gained popularity all over the world. Over the past few years, the contest has been able to bring a number of hilarious yet adorable wildlife photographs to light. It constantly grows its audience as well as the number of contestants taking part. Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2022 were recently announced and this year is no exception. There are plenty of rib-tickling pictures in this year's collection as well. Scroll down to get cracked up. Image credit & More info: comedywildlifephoto.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram OVERALL WINNER Jennifer Hadley (USA) Not so cat-like reflexes CATEGORY WINNERS Spectrum Photo Creatures in the Air Award Jean Jacques Alcalay (France) ...
Winning Photographs of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022

Winning Photographs of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual international photography contest organized by Royal Museums Greenwich. It is one of the largest contests dedicated to astrophotography. Photographs are awarded under several categories and on top of that, there is the one most prestigious award of all, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The result of this year's competition has been released recently and they are simply breathtaking. Below are the winning photographs of each category. Prepared to be amazed. More info (Royal Museums Greenwich): www.rmg.co.uk | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Overall Winner - Astronomy Photographer of the Year Disconnection Event by Gerald Rhemann Galaxies Winner: Utkarsh Mishra, Michael Petrasko and Muir Evenden Ma...
24 Fine Art Dog Photographs that Will Steal Your Eyes

24 Fine Art Dog Photographs that Will Steal Your Eyes

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How would you define 'fine art photography'? The general idea of fine art photography is to use photography as a medium of creative expression. The ultimate goal of that is to express an idea, a message, or an emotion, or may be to set a certain mood. A fine art photograph should not always be a portrait or a heavily composed scene. A photograph from any genre of photography which fulfill the above mentioned is a fine art photograph. Can a pet photograph be a fine art photograph? Yes it can, and the photographer Haron Haghuis has shown it by examples with his works. His pet photographs (dog photographs specifically) are not just typical captures. All of them are conveying some strong emotions and create a mood. Let us dive into the images and let the photographs talks themselves. ...