The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards are open for business and accepting entries in four main competitions. Take a look a selection of early entries. Read more
Articles tagged "awards"
Aug 15, 2016 at 23:19
The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Canon and Sony four titles each from the 19-strong list of photography products it has selected as the best of the year. Read more
Jul 15, 2016 at 12:00
The winners of Magnum's first photography competition have been announced, honoring a total of 44 photographers from around the globe. Read more
Jun 29, 2016 at 11:00
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has announced the winners of its Environmental Photographer of the Year awards and given out £6000 (approx. $8000) in prizes. Read more
May 23, 2016 at 18:05
Magnum Photos recently announced winners of its Graduate Photographers Award 2016, providing each graduated photographer with a Magnum photographer mentor, portfolio review and a screening of their work. Read more
May 11, 2016 at 20:01
The Anja Niedringhaus award for Courage in Photojournalism has gone to Kenya-based photographer Adriane Ohanesian for her ongoing coverage of the conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan. Learn more
May 3, 2016 at 22:36
Feature Shoot hopes to jumpstart the careers of the five photographers selected as winners in its second annual Emerging Photography Awards. Read more
Apr 26, 2016 at 20:00
The Magnum Photos agency has announced $18,000 worth of prize money for its first photography competition that will be open to anyone 18 or older. The awards are launched in part to celebrate the agency's 70 years since it was established. Read more
Apr 25, 2016 at 14:11
An Iranian photographer has won the top prize in the Sony World Photography Awards with a collection of portraits highlighting the horrors of acid throwing and the plight of its victims. Asghar Khamseh was given the title L’Iris D’or Photographer of the Year. See winners
Apr 13, 2016 at 00:08
Optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced the winner of its first Zeiss Photography Award is a student who beat a host of professionals to the €15,000 top prize. Read more
At the end of last year we asked you to vote for the best cameras and lenses of 2015. Across two rounds of voting in December and January DPReview readers did just that, selecting the top overall photography products of 2015. It was no easy feat, as 2015 brought huge advancements in stills and video technology, but with thousands of votes tallied it's time to declare a winner. See how the votes stacked up. Read more
Jan 22, 2016 at 10:00
Leica has increased the value and volume of prizes for its forthcoming Oskar Barnack awards for 2016, with the winner taking home €25,000 in cash on top of a €10,000 M system camera and lens. The newcomer prize has been doubled to €10,000 in cash, and the winner will also receive a Leica rangefinder kit. Read more
Dec 16, 2015 at 23:37
It was a quiet year for some manufacturers, and a year of milestones for others. We've tested loads of equipment, both in our studio and out, and have voiced our opinions on many of the year's notable cameras and lenses. Now it's your turn! Vote for your favorite gear of the past year in four categories. Read more
Sep 4, 2015 at 12:00
We first became acquainted with Andrew Suryono's name when his 'Orangutan in the Rain' photo popped up as one of the top submissions to the Sony World Photography awards. As we later found out, he's a DPR regular and his photo eventually took first place in Sony's Indonesia National Award category. Find out the story behind the image. Read more
Aug 17, 2015 at 23:13
Canon has taken the main DSLR awards for the best products of the year as voted by the prestigious European Imaging and Sound Association. The EOS 7D Mark ll won 'European Prosumer DSLR Camera' while the EOS 5DS/5DS R won the award for 'European Professional DSLR Camera'. Read more
Apr 30, 2015 at 00:02
Entries are now being accepted for the Epson International Pano Awards competition that celebrates and rewards outstanding panoramic photography. In its sixth year, the contest which is sponsored by Epson Australia, has a prize fund of $50,000, including a single prize of $5,000 for the Jeff Mitchum Fine Art category. Read more
Apr 28, 2015 at 13:00
American photographer John Moore has won the L'Iris d'Or Photographer of the Year prize in the World Photography Organization's annual competition. The Getty Images photographer submitted a dramatic and emotional series of pictures telling the story of the Ebola crisis in Liberia's capital Monrovia – a series that was credited with being the first to expose the scale of the problem that country faced and the severity of the epidemic. Read more
After tens of thousands of votes over two rounds, the results are in. Late last year we asked you to vote for your favorite gear of 2014 in several categories, and last month we put the winners of those categories to an overall vote to find the best product of last year in your - our readers' - opinion. The voting was extremely tight, but we've counted up the votes and we're ready to announce the winners. Click through to see the results
mobileJan 27, 2015 at 23:20
Mobile Photography makes its way into one of the world's most prestigious photography competitions.
Jan 24, 2015 at 13:00
The winners of the 2014 Terry O’Neil Award have been announced, with Italian photographer Giorgio Bianchi collecting the first prize with a documentary series covering the crisis in Ukraine. Behind Kiev’s Barricades won Giorgio £3000 and a commission for the UK’s Guardian newspaper. Take a look at some of the winning images. See gallery
Nov 2, 2014 at 11:00
The 2014 Nikon-Walkley Awards finalists and the Photo of the Year winner have been announced. The Walkley Awards seek to recognize excellence in Australian media, and in partnership with Nikon, highlight outstanding work in photojournalism across a number of categories. Take a look at this year's finalists and Photo of the Year winner. See gallery
The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) has announced the winners of its 7th annual Photographers of the Year contest, along with top photos in many individual categories. Entries to the 2014 competition came from photographers in in seventeen countries, and naturally, all were taken with an Apple iPhone, iPod or iPad. Click through to take a look at the winning photos. See gallery
Jun 3, 2014 at 06:59
The Sony World Photography Awards are now accepting entries for 2015. The contest is open to professionals and amateurs alike, from anywhere in the world. Submissions will be accepted until early January 2015 for four different competitions: Open, Professional, Youth and Student Focus with a number of categories in each group. Winners receive cash prizes and Sony gear. Read more
Mar 22, 2014 at 07:00
Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners in their Open, Youth and National categories. The winning photos were selected from more than 70,000 images submitted by enthusiasts all over world. An overall winner with a $5,000 (~£3,024) cash prize and judging of the remaining categories will be announced on April 30. See gallery
mobileOct 16, 2013 at 16:53
For the third year, the Mobile Photography Awards are looking for standout smartphone photographers.
mobileOct 11, 2013 at 00:30
Check out the best examples of Vine journalism.
Jul 17, 2013 at 10:40
The 2013 UK Picture Editors Guild Awards are now open for entries. Amateur photographers can show off their skills by entering the 'BT Citizen Photographer of the Year' category; images must have been taken between July 17th, 2012 and July 16, 2013, and the final date for submission of entries is September 1, 2013. Meanwhile professionals can enter images into a range of categories, for a £20 fee. Click through for full details and entry links.
mobileJun 17, 2013 at 17:17
Winners take home iPads, gold and glory.
Apr 22, 2013 at 18:39
As part of its partnership with the World Photography Awards, Sony is hosting a series of workshops at London's Somerset House. The sessions take place from April 26th - 28th and cover a range of interests from beginner topics to those looking to make a career out of photography. Individual sessions are are priced at £5 each. The workshops promote the Winners Exhibition of the World Photography Awards 2013 that will be showcased from April 26th - May 12th at Somerset House. Click though for more details
Mar 19, 2013 at 17:57
The World Photography Organisation has announced the winners for the Open, Youth and 3D categories of the 2013 Sony-sponsored World Photography Awards. The organization announced a shortlist for all the categories last month, and will be announcing the professional category winners at Somerset House in London on April 25th. Click through to read more about the winners and see their winning images.
mobileFeb 15, 2013 at 19:30
Helen Breznik named runner-up for MPA Photographer/Artist of the Year.
mobileFeb 13, 2013 at 17:41
One will be named MPA Photographer/Artist of the Year this Friday.
Feb 6, 2013 at 20:05
The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlists for the professional, open and youth categories of the 2013 Sony World Photography awards. This year's competition saw the highest number of submissions to date with more than 122,000 entries from 170 countries. The shortlist offers an insight into an impressive gallery of images. Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April. Click through for more information and a look at some of the photographs.
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