Capture Mania Nature

Nature photography is one of the most popular genres – who hasn’t walked past amazing scenery and tried to take a snapshot with whatever device was handy. Human beings have always been fascinated by nature and its creations and tried to depict them in some way – from cave paintings to classical art and contemporary landscapes. Nature photographers though, are weird creatures – they are able to hike for hours in the rain, mud, snowstorm or blazing heat and then camp for a week or a month to get a single killer-shot. Of all types of photography – nature photography must be the most difficult one – being at the mercy of the elements of weeks on end, hiding in a damp small hut just to have that animal pass before your lens, or spending a fortune to be on location just when Aurora Borealis is out in the sky. It takes a lot of dedication to keep getting up at 3 a.m. and drive through that storm seven times to get the breathtaking sunrise you want. …

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Capture Mania Photography Magazine | November December 2017 | issue 7
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Les Univers de Flora Metayer

Découverte jeune talent : les univers de Flora Metayer

Après un premier épisode « Découverte jeune talent » consacré au photographe Thibault Copleux que nous vous avions présenté en 2016, Nikon souhaite faire les présentations avec une jeune et talentueuse photographe aux univers multiples, Flora Metayer âgée de 23 ans seulement mais déjà confirmée sur Instagram. Rencontre.
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Les Univers de Flora Metayer
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Billboard’s 2017 Woman of the Year: Selena Gomez

In 2017, she landed four Hot 100 singles, launched a hit Netflix show — and got a kidney transplant. So why does the star, who has battled anxiety, suddenly sound so Zen? (Hint: It’s not just the new puppy)

On the cover:
Selena Gomez photographed by Ruven Afanador on Oct. 30 at The Paramour Estate in Los Angeles. Styling by Kate Young. Gomez wears a The Row dress and Jennifer Fisher jewelry.
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Selena Gomez
Photographed by Ruven Afanador

more in Billboard December 9, 2017

Feathers

Carey Mulligan has risen to new heights in her acting career,with a series of evermore brilliant performances, while never giving up on her commitment as an activist, campaigning on behalf of vulnerable children around the world.

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Feathers
Carey Mulligan by photographer Richard Phibbs

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World in Focus | The Ultimate Travel Photography Competition

Take a trip around the world with this year’s World in Focus winners! Congratulations to professional grand-prize winner Blaine Harrington III, and amateur grand-prize winner Jacob Wallwork.

“Zojila Pass, Kashmir: one of the most dangerous roads in the world.”
GRAND PRIZE
Blaine Harrington III
Littleton, CO, United States
Sheep and goats are herded over the Zojila Pass as a traffic jam idles trucks because of a landslide in Kashmir, India.
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“UNTITLED”
GRAND PRIZE
Jacob Wallwork
Perth, WA, Australia
The photographer captured this photo from his hotel window in Colombo, Sri Lanka. “I will never forget how casually men, [who were] in business suits and holding briefcases, were hanging out of the open doors and onto the side of the packed trains as they sped towards Colombo main station in the early morning rush hour,” he says.
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Professional : Outdoor Scenes
“White Water”
FIRST PLACE
Karim Iliya
Haiku, HI, United States
A bird’s-eye view of a surfer paddling back out through a churned-up impact zone to catch another wave.
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Amateur : Outdoor Scenes
“Swan Lake”
FIRST PLACE
Kellie Netherwood
London, London, United Kingdom
Whooper swans swim across a small section of water in Hokkaido, Japan.
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Amateur : Sense of Place
“Iceland”
FIRST PLACE
Anil Sud
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
A couple looking over the thermal vents in Iceland.
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Professional : Outdoor Scenes
“Mauna Kea ”
Stuart Chape
Apia, n/a, Samoa
An aerial photo taken from a helicopter featuring the winding access road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
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Amateur : Outdoor Scenes
“Lone Traveler”
Evan B. Siegel
Newport Coast, CA, United States
The Kodak Passage in the Antarctic Peninsula.
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World in Focus | The Ultimate Travel Photography Competition
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Galleries: People’s Choice

Vote for People’s Choice | You Be the Judge
Have a favorite photo entry? From December 1-11, 2017, our fans will vote for their favorite photos. Images with the most votes will be named the Peoples’ Choice winner. Return daily to vote for your top picks!

Kalsoy by Wojciech Kruczyński
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Great Gray Owl by Harry Collins
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Meandering Canyon by David Swindler
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Fleet Departure by Kehao Tan
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Drift by Matthew Smith
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Showtime by Bence Mate
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Nature Photographer of the Year Contest 2017
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Black and White Photography by Nikolai Endegor

Black and White Photography by Nikolai Endegor

Переход
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Котометрия
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Нижний мир
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Ночные красавицы
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Balcony Dance
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Вкус Парижа
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Black and White Photography by Nikolai Endegor
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