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In what has become a popular annual tradition, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards committee has announced the winners of its all-comers competition. The overall winner of this year’s competition is Mark Fitzpatrick, for his photograph entitled Terry the Turtle Flipping the Bird. Up against 7,000 entries from all over the world, Mark’s image emerged as a clear favourite with the judges. The image was captured when he was swimming with the turtles off Lady Elliot...

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Images by female photographers have been released to publicise the CEWE Photo Award, claimed to be the world’s largest photo competition, as it launches its latest edition. The 28 photos were submitted to last year’s CEWE Photo Award, a competition which aims to celebrate the best in photography across the globe. This year’s competition, now in its fourth edition, launched for entries on the 18th May and is open to everyone – from keen amateur...

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The World Photography Organisation has announced the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2020. The Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 prize is awarded to Pablo Albarenga (Uruguay) for his series Seeds of Resistance. Also announced are the ten category winners of the Professional competition alongside 2nd and 3rd place as well as overall winners of the Open, Student and Youth competitions. See also: Images by Female Photographers Spotlighted in...

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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has extended its deadline for submissions for the 2020 competition by a month. The final deadline for submitting entries is now June 30th 2020 at 11.59 BST. The organisers say they have already had some excellent entries for this year’s Awards, but “as this year is not a normal year, we thought a little extra time would help everyone.” Prizes include trophies, Nikon and ThinkTank photographic equipment and a safari...

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The World Photography Organisation has announced the category winners and shortlist in the Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Recognising the best single images from 2019, more than 100 photographers were shortlisted in the 2020 competition alongside ten category winners. Each winner receives the latest digital imaging equipment from Sony to develop their vision and will go on to compete for the prestigious Open Photographer of the Year title and a $5,000...

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The winners of the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced. Overall winner is Sarah Skinner with Grab Life By The….!, a study of a lion cub in Botswana playing, with what may be eye-watering consequences. This year there were 4,000 entries from 68 different countries, whittled down to 40 finalists, from which Sarah’s image emerged as the winner. She said: “I am absolutely delighted to be awarded the title as Overall Winner in...

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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its shortlist of 40 entries for the 2019 Awards. The category and overall winners will be announced on November 13th, with the overall winner receiving a week-long trip to Kenya. The Awards were co-founded in 2015 by professional photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam, who are passionate about conservation. The idea for the competition arose when they were both working and living in Tanzania, East Africa. Their goal...

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The shortlist of twelve photographers selected for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet, the global award in photography and sustainability, was announced on 4th July 2019, at a presentation at the opening of Les Rencontres d’Arles International Photography Festival. The shortlisted photographers are: Shahidul Alam, born 1955 Bangladesh, based in Dhaka Joana Choumali, born 1974 Côte d’Ivoire, based in Abidjan Margaret Courtney-Clarke, born 1949 Namibia, based in Swakopmund Rena Effendi, born 1977 Baku, based...

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The winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards are currently on exhibition at Somerset House, London. More than 800 photographs including shortlisted and winning image are on show until  May 6th. Winning and shortlisted images from the Award’s four competitions Professional, Open, Youth and Student, will be spread across the East and West Wing galleries of the venue. A unique curation of images by the Awards’ 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient Nadav Kander...

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