Fall in Love with the #SISwimSearch Final Six!

From 10,000 Instagram videos and in-person interviews to 67 finalists to the Sweet(est) 16.
And now only six women will move forward as a part of this year’s 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model search competition.

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Fall in Love with the #SISwimSearch Final Six!
more at Sports Illustrated

A la recherche du Nouveau Portrait Photographique

Pour la sixième année consécutive, les LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019 sont à la recherche, dans le monde entier, des photographes réalisant les plus captivants des portraits.
Il nous tarde d’admirer de nouvelles approches innovantes ainsi que des œuvres traditionnelles exceptionnelles – de l’autoportrait décalé au portrait artistique de familles, amis, groupes et gens ordinaires de tous les coins du monde. Ce concours est ouvert à tout le monde et à toutes les interprétations du portrait, du portrait en studio avec éclairage professionnel au portrait réalisé sur smartphone lors de vos voyages.

Marcin Bojarczuk
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Ornella Mazzola
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Michele Iacobini
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Emily Neville
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Neil Kremer, Cory Johnson
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Présentez votre travail et il sera évalué par les rédacteurs de LensCulture et pourra bénéficier d’une visibilité immédiate dans notre Galerie du Concours et sur nos réseaux sociaux. Au total c’est un public de plus de 3 millions de personnes que vous toucherez. Les participants à notre concours bénéficieront d’une énorme visibilité en ligne pendant toute la durée du concours, alors inscrivez-vous au plus tôt et profitez de cette opportunité !
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A la recherche du Nouveau Portrait Photographique
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Members Choice 2018

The Guild of Photographers had well over a thousand entries to the IOM each month of the competition during 2018 and we saw some totally amazing images, as you will know!
Judging them and choosing winners is not an easy task – far from it! However, the judges have now done their bit and selected an overall Image of the Year!
It’s now your turn, as we also have a Member’s Image of the Year Title too! Being selected by your peers to win this accolade is an incredible achievement, so this is an important ending to the competition year!

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Members Choice 2018
more at Photo Guild

Celebrating 44 years of images captured by the light microscope

Stunning Weevil Eye Wins Forty-Fourth Annual Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World In Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.

Eye of a Metapocyrtus subquadrulifer beetle
by Yousef Al Habshi
1st Place – 2018 Photomicrography Competition
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Fern sorus (structures producing and containing spores)
by Rogelio Moreno Gill
2nd Place – 2018 Photomicrography Competition
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Stalks with pollen grains
by Dr. Csaba Pintér
10th Place – 2018 Photomicrography Competition
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Vespa velutina (Asian hornet) with venom on its stinger
by Pierre Anquet
19th Place – 2018 Photomicrography Competition
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Quartz/Amethyst specimen with a mountain like inclusion scene
by Nick Prince
Image of Distinction – 2018 Photomicrography Competition
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines.
more at Nikon Small World

Grand Imaging Award 2019 finalists named by Professional Photographers of America

Professional Photographers of America has announced the Grand Imaging Award finalists for 2019.

The 100 finalists’ images have been deemed the best of the 2018 PPA International Photographic Competition. The Grand Imaging Award finalists, 10 each in 10 categories, were selected from 5,200 entries judged by a panel of 32 jurors.

At Imaging USA 2019, the top three photographers in each category will receive awards, with one of the 10 first-place images taking the overall Grand Imaging Award and a $1,000 cash prize.
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Grand Imaging Award 2019 finalists named by Professional Photographers of America
See all the finalists’ images here

Ultimate Sea View

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly anticipated results of its annual photography competition showcasing the UK’s coastline and its associated people and industry.

Following a challenging judging process of almost 1,000 entries, the prize for the overall winner was awarded to Chris Herring for his entry, ‘Fighting until the End’, a photo capturing an abandoned yacht at Cart Gap on the Norfolk Coast. The image landed the professional photographer a £500 prize voucher for photographic equipment.

Chris Herring – ‘Fighting until the End’, Cart Gap, Norfolk – Overall Winner & Winner of the Ships & Wrecks category
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Owen Humphreys – ‘Stormy Seas’, Seaham, Co. Durham, Winner of the Coastal Views category
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Rob Amsbury – ‘Clear Communications’, Anglesey, Highly Commended in the Coastal Views category
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Justin Minns – ‘Shipshape’, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, Highly Commended in the Ships & Wrecks category
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Craig Scott – ‘Just a Shell’, Aberdour – Highly Commended in the Ships & Wrecks category
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Photography Competition 2018
The winners of the 2018 Ultimate Sea View have been announced!
more at The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society

Royal Air Force Photographic Competition

Judging for the 2018 Royal Air Force Photographic Competition recently took place at the Royal Air Force Museum London. Over 1,000 photos and 25 videos were entered across the competition’s 13 categories, with the best 9 images being whittled down by 3 industry professional judges, before going head-to-head online to win the ‘Peoples’ Choice’ category.

Remembrance
Cpl Tim Laurence, Photo ACSSU RAF Halton
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RAF Centenary
Cpl Tim Laurence, Photo ACSSU RAF Halton
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Perfection
Sgt Paul Oldfield, RAF Cosford
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Parallels
SAC Hannah Smoker, RAFAT RAF Scampton
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Selfie
Cpl Tim Laurence, Photo ACSSU RAF Halton
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Smoke In The Sun
Mr Mark Thompson, The Amateur Military Category
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Royal Air Force Photographic Competition
more at RAF