Dog Photographer of the Year

Dogs are more popular than ever. In the hearts and minds of people everywhere, dogs are true companions and make a real difference to our lives.

Overall Winner and Man’s Best Friend 1st Place Winner Maria Davison Ramos, Portugal
Title of image: ‘A Girl’s Best Friend’
Dog: Yzma, cross breed and rescue dog
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Dogs at Play Category 1st Place Winner Kaylee Greer, USA
Title of image: “Splash!”
Dog: Petey, Wheaten Terrier
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Dog Portrait 1st Place Winner, Anastasia Vetkovskaya, Russia
Title of image: ‘Black Beauty’
Dog: Sisley- Shou Gerat Grant Ahtiar Ak Jar, Afghan Hound
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Oldies Category 1st Place Winner John Liot, UK
Title of image: “Kelly in her spot.”
Dog: Kelly, Unknown Breed, Cross Breed
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Puppies Category 1st Place Winner Mirjam Schreurs, Netherlands
Title of image: ‘Full Concentration’
Dog: Tyson, boxer
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Rescue Dogs Charity Category 3rd Place Winner Kaylee Greer, USA
Title of image: “Home.”
Dog: Joshua, Pitbull Terrier (cross breed)
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more at Dog Photographer of the Year

Earth Day 2017

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the beauty of our planet in the Earth Day 2017 Photo Contest

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Artistic earth” by Shabogi
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Congratulations Runner Up “Gullfoss Sunset ” by Tor-Ivar
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Congratulations Runner Up “Bear Grass In The Misty Forest” by DaveCornelison
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Congratulations Amateur Winner “Last light ” by LaYue
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Congratulations People’s Choice “Gili T Sunset” by Aderizal
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Earth Day 2017 Photo Contest Winners
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Shallow DOF

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos using shallow depth as the main aspect in the composition in the Shallow Depth Of Field Photo Contest

“Shoes” by kelleyhurwitzahr
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“Midas touch ” by Ashrafularefin
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“Eagle’s Roost” by SRunningM
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“Butterfly” by Cbries
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“Radiant ” by kylere
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Shallow DOF
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Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Singing in the Rain (or just after)
Photo by Mat Rick
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Flamingos
Photo by Aya O.
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The Fog and Mist in Hong Kong
Photo by Edward Tin
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Monastery Of Light
Photo by Kok Tien Sang
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Yosemite Valley
Photo by Cheyne Walls
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Marble Caves
Photo by clane gessel
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The power of nature
Photo by Sergio Tapiro Velasco
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Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017
more at National Geographic

The Golden Hour

A Magnificent Collection Showing The Golden Hour

“Sunlight mountain-1” by MarcDimmick
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“Lise Lotte ” by Boholm
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“A Tail of a Whale (2012)” by FalconEyesPhotography
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“Wedging Dawn” by larrybeard
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“Sunflowers ” by pelopidas371
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“Foggy Sunrise ” by KaviYas
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“flowers and friends ” by clareahalt
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Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best shows the golden hour in The Golden Hour Photo Contest
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Iconic Places Through The Eyes Of Creative Photographers

Iconic Places Through The Eyes Of Creative Photographers

“Hemisfèric to the Palau de les Arts” by The-Art-of-Darkness
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“A Night at the Opera” by marcusburtenshaw
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“Amsterdam Canal Houses” by michaelvanderburg
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“Guide the Light ” by albertdros
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“Capitol Christmas” by tonybrooks
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“Kelpies composite – v4” by dereksouter
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Iconic Places Through The Eyes Of Creative Photographers
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Andrei Stenin Press Photo Contest Shortlist Announced

The international contest for young photojournalists organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the auspices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO has selected a shortlist of for the 2017 contest. The shortlist published at stenincontest.com was selected by an international jury and includes photographers from 14 countries who will compete for the main prizes with the winners being announced on August 7 2017. The prestigious international award for young photographers will be presented in the Autumn in Moscow. As in previous years, the winning photos will be displayed not only in Russia but also abroad until the end of 2017.

The European Dream.
by Anna Pantelia
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Search and rescue operation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
by Artur Lebedev
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Dogma.
by Gabriele Micalizzi
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Elegant Fan.
by Konstantin Chalabov
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Rabbis
by Kristina Kormilitsyna
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Candy floss lady.
by Tabyldy Kadyrbekov
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This year the number of countries taking part has increased, securing the contest’s status as a prestigious international platform that discovers new names in world photography. The 2017 contest’s shortlist was selected by award-winning representatives from the Russian and international photography community. The jury, chaired by Stern Director of Photography, Andreas Trampe, reviewed some 5,000 photos by contestants from 76 countries across four categories, including Top News, Sport, My Planet, and Portrait. A Hero of Our Time. Each category was divided into single photos and series.
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Andrei Stenin Press Photo Contest Shortlist Announced
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