The Epson International Pano Awards

The 10th Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography.
Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. VR ‘immersive’ photography also continues to excite and develop at a rapid pace, and panoramic film photography remains alive and well.
The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

2019 Curators Award
Simon Roppel, Switzerland
The Drowning, New Zealand
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Open Photographer of the Year
Mieke Boynton
Dragonfire, Braided Rivers Of Southern Iceland
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2019 Major Amateur Winner
Carlos F. Turienzo, Spain
Waterfall Lofoten, Norway
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2019 Epson Digital Art Prize
Mark Gray, Australia
Enchantment, Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland
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Nikon Award
Danny Tan, Australia
Solitude, Torres Del Paine
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View the 2019 Winners Galleries at The Epson International Pano Awards

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Transcendent Beauty

Alexander Vershinin is a professional photographer and a member of The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), the International Association of Panoramic Photographers (IAPP), Creative Asia Photo Association, and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He is into adventure tourism and specialises in panoramic landscape photos.

Alexander is a 100 percent self-taught photographer who has studied the art only through books. He has travelled a lot and takes part in many mountain and desert expeditions. He has travelled through Australia, South and North America and Asia on his photographic journeys in search of creating amazing landscape photos.

According to Alexander, “landscape photography makes it possible to better see the world around us, to expand the framework of the available view of nature, to attract more depth and help find oneself in places free of tourists”.

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Transcendent Beauty
by Alexander Vershinin

more at Smart Photography

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A virtual journey around the world | AirPano

Since 2006 we have been taking photos of the most significant and interesting corners of the Earth. One of the most remarkable results of our work is AirPano project, that we are still engaged in. Around 3,000 panoramas of more than 300 places of the Earth, including the North Pole, the Antarctic, volcano eruptions and even panoramas from the stratosphere, are presented on our website. Every week we publish a new virtual tour on the website.

Rio de Janeiro, Christ the Redeemer Statue
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Burj Khalifa at night. Dubai, UAE
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Lotus Temple. Delhi, India
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Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy
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Dubai, UAE
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A virtual journey around the world
more at AirPano

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The EPSON International Pano Awards | 2018 Winners Announced

The 9th EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography.
Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. VR ‘immersive’ photography also continues to excite and develop at a rapid pace, and panoramic film photography remains alive and well.
The EPSON International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

2018 Major Amateur Winner
Nathaniel Merz, Korea
Royal Ceremony, Daedunsan, South Korea
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Open Photographer of the Year
Veselin Atanasov
Combing The Sunlight, Tuscany, Italy
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2018 Carolyn Mitchum Award Winner
Anastasia Woolmington, Australia
Wedded Rocks, Japan
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2018 EPSON Digital Art Prize 1st Place
Colin Sillerud, United States
Spark, Grand Canyon, United States
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2018 Curators Award
Stefan Thaler, Austria
Black Mamba, Maloyapass/Switzerland
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2018 Winners Announced
more at The EPSON International Pano Awards

The EPSON International Pano Awards 2015 — Winners announced

The sixth Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the art of panoramic photography.

Advances in digital photography and editing software has resulted in a surge in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. Panoramic film photography also remains alive and well.

2015PanoAwards12aThe overall winner of the 2015 Open competition is Max Rive from The Netherlands!

2015PanoAwards12bThe runner-up in the 2015 Open competition is Darren Moore from The United Kingdom.

2015PanoAwards12cThe winner of the new Jeff Mitchum Fine Art Prize is Carlos F. Turienzo from Spain.
The aim of this prize in this age of accelerating digital progression is to reward photography that conveys ‘feeling’ and tells a story…to encourage images that elicit emotive responses, in addition to being well crafted through photographic technique. Images entered for consideration must have been created predominantly ‘in camera’.

2015PanoAwards12dThe winner of the EPSON Digital Art Prize is Darren Moore from The United Kingdom.
This award is also new to the competition and aims to reward excellence in modern digital post-processing.

2015PanoAwards12eThe overall winner of the 2015 Amateur competition is Mateusz Piesiak from Poland.

2015PanoAwards12fHighest scoring image from film capture in the Open competition, Yury Pustovoy.

2015PanoAwards12gHighest scoring spherical image in the Open competition and Highest scoring aerial image in the Open competition, Dmitry Moiseenko.

2015PanoAwards12hHighest scoring gigapixel image in the Open competition, Wojciech Kruczynski.

2015PanoAwards12iHighest scoring entry from an IAPP member in the Open competition, Dennis Ramos.

2015PanoAwards12jAmateur Award Winner – Built Environment / Architecture, John Finnan, Australia.

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The EPSON International Pano Awards 2015 — Winners announced

more at: thepanoawards