Photography
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 winners announced
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 : et les gagnants sont...
Predator gamers and powerful compacts headline Acer onslaught at IFA
Struggling mum shares a powerful breastfeeding photo which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing for many women
Gemma Atkinson shows off remarkable body transformation in revealing photoshoot
Groom accidentally shoots wedding photographer with celebratory gunfire after pulling out AK47 at reception
EyeEm is using computer vision to unearth the best photos on your phone’s camera roll
The gripping images nominated for World Press Photo of the year
2018-02-15 21:45:10 World Press Photo has named the six finalists for its prestigious photo of the year award, with nominated images highlighting issues of terrorism, war and political violence. The announcement on Wednesday was a landmark move for World Press Photo, which has historically announced the winners shortly after the judging. The annual prize honours the photographer whose visual creativity made an image that captures an event or issue of great journalistic importance   Read More ...
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 winners announced
2017-10-18 16:45:36 The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been announced today at the Natural History Museum, in London. Brent Stirton from South Africa was the grand title winner with his photo ‘Memorial to species’. It pictures a dead rhinoceros who was hunted for its horns. Stirton was also the winner of the Story category. Roz Kidman Cox, Competition judge, has shared her opinion on Stirton’s composition: “To make such a tragic scene almost majestic in its sculptural power deserves the highest award   Read More ...
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 : et les gagnants sont...
2017-10-18 14:04:58 Les gagnants du prestigieux concours Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 organisé par le Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Londres ont été dévoilés. Le photo-journaliste professionnel Brent Stirton a été récompensé pour son cliché intitulé “Mémorial d’une espèce”. Une photo aussi funeste et bouleversante qu’émouvante : un rhinocéros noir abattu et dépouillé de sa corne dans la réserve de gibier d’Hluhluwe en Afrique du Sud   Read More ...
Robert Irwin photography inspired by dad Steve
2017-09-23 03:07:24   Read More ...
Successful music photographer who quit due to 'misogyny and bullying' outlines reasons for leaving industry in powerful post
2017-09-20 18:35:09 A successful music photographer who announced she is leaving her industry has penned a powerful social media post giving her reasons for quitting. Sarah Ginn, whose webpage describes her as a photographer specialising in shooting events and electronic music - and lists big name brands - said she has had enough of the 'misogyny and bullying she's endured'. She said no one should have to go through that, and has got to the stage where she cannot even look at her work   Read More ...
Photographer held for two hours after refusing to give police photos
2017-09-13 18:19:29 The NRC newspaper has made a formal protest after one of its freelance photographers was held for two hours for refusing to hand over photos taken of a fight. Chris Keulen was taking photographs of a protest about noise made by Nato surveillance aircraft near the Brunssum military base in Limburg when a fight broke out between a protestor and a member of the US military who was not in uniform   Read More ...
Finalisten Wildlife photographer of the Year
2017-09-12 10:17:05 Een zeepaardje dat zich vastklampt aan een wattenstaafje, een tijger met een geamputeerde poot. Tussen de inzendingen van de internationale fotowedstrijd Wildlife Photographer of the Year vallen de foto's op die natuur op een nieuwe manier laat zien. Dinsdag maakte het National History Museum in Londen, dat de competitie organiseert, de eerste 13 finalisten bekend. De winnaar wordt bekend gemaakt op 17 oktober   Read More ...
In pics: Squirrel, seahorse and dancing seals images among photography contest entries
2017-09-12 08:12:13   Read More ...
Beer mats to display images of Hull
2017-09-10 16:03:06 Winning images in a photography competition will be displayed on beer mats in pubs and clubs rather than in an art gallery. The Hull Beermat Photography Festival is part of Hull UK City of Culture. Entrants are being asked to send in images of Hull and East Yorkshire on social media. The winners will be selected by photographer Martin Parr. They will then be printed on beer mats to be distributed across the city later in the year   Read More ...
Kate Middleton wins legal battle against French magazine execs, photographers over topless photos
2017-09-06 00:27:26 NANTERRE, France — A French court ruled Tuesday that photographers and gossip magazine executives violated the privacy of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge by taking and publishing photographs of the former Kate Middleton sunbathing topless. The court in a Paris suburb fined two executives of French gossip magazine Closer — owner Ernesto Mauri and executive editor Laurence Pieau — each the maximum of 45,000 euros ($53,500) for such an offense   Read More ...
New season for town's camera club
2017-09-05 12:21:01 A PHOTOGRAPHY club for all abilities is preparing for its 51st season. Knaresborough Camera Club is offering a programme for everyone regardless of their skills. The new schedule includes speakers and competition judges from the professional world as well as a series of workshops. The programme will also provide more opportunities for members to put their theory into practice by linking to occasional weekend assignments   Read More ...
Helping communities with the power of photography
2017-09-05 02:32:30 Open 3: Affecting Change is an exhibition of emerging photographers in the north-west of England who are all concerned with creating social change with photography. Five photographers were given the chance to work with organisations across Liverpool that attempt to transform the lives of others. Rather than simply document their actions, the artists worked alongside the people in each organisation to help create positive change   Read More ...
Mexican beach photo wins smartphone contest
2017-09-05 01:33:13 An image of a boy selling candyfloss on Tijuana beach in Mexico has won the Saatchi Gallery's smartphone photography competition. Paola Ismene's photo was selected from more than 9,000 entries in the #selfexpression competition. The competition was launched off the back of the London gallery's From Selfie to Self-Expression exhibition, which closes on Tuesday. Ismene's prize is a solo exhibition at the Saatchi, off London's King's Road   Read More ...
Kenilworth dog photographer launches Instagram project
2017-09-04 20:03:49 A photographer is hoping to capture images of every dog in his hometown - and then upload them to Instagram. Dave Musson, from Kenilworth in Warwickshire, has christened his online account Kenilwoof in honour of his new four-legged friends. "I love dogs, I've grown up with dogs all my life, but I can't justify having one at the moment because both my wife and I work full time," Dave said   Read More ...
Second edition of the world’s largest photography competition launched
2017-09-02 12:04:50 The second edition of Wiki Loves Monuments, the Guinness World Record holder for the largest photography competition, has been launched. The competition brings together photographers from around the world to take pictures of cultural heritage to be shared on Wikipedia. During a press conference, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici explained how this serves to raise awareness about cultural heritage in Malta's communities   Read More ...
Predator gamers and powerful compacts headline Acer onslaught at IFA
2017-08-31 06:38:27 IFA is underway in Berlin and Acer is among the consumer electronics brands looking to launch into Christmas with a serious bang. Its veritable onslaught of new products range from compact 360-degree cameras to high-end gaming laptops. Here's a closer look. Holo360 and Vision360 IFA played host to two 360-degree cameras from Acer: the Holo360, designed for everyday use, and the in-car Vision360   Read More ...
International images for new photography festival
2017-08-25 12:03:16 A new festival taking place next month will celebrate the work of photographers from Scotland, Norway, Finland and Iceland. Flow Photofest will open in Inverness on 2 September and will involve exhibitions in more than nine venues throughout the north of Scotland. Other venues are due to be added to the festival. Photographers from France and Latvia have also submitted images   Read More ...
Poorly children transformed into Justice League superheroes in heart-warming photoshoot for a very special reason
2017-08-25 11:02:58 Poorly children have been transformed into Justice League superheroes for an amazing photoshoot. The six youngsters are all battling illness or disability and kind-hearted photographer Josh Rossi wanted to reward them for their bravery and determination. So he spent months getting costumes made and everything ready for the day-long shoot, which Josh wanted to use to show who the REAL superheroes are   Read More ...
Chinese martial arts through the lens of Ukrainian photographer
2017-08-25 04:04:14 Roman Pilipey, a photojournalist from Ukraine, uses his lens to record martial arts practitioners in China. Here are the editor's picks of some of his works. Children practice Chinese martial art tai chi at a training base of the Chinese Folk Traditional Martial Arts Union in Gu'an county near Beijing, June 10, 2017. The roots of Chinese martial arts can be traced back to the Xia Dynasty (c   Read More ...
Supply teacher debuts first photography display
2017-08-19 12:16:05 A PHOTOGRAPHER and York supply teacher has opened an exhibition of work at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre, in the North York Moors National Park. Matt Hillier’s first exhibition comprises 20 images of Helmsley and will run until September 11 from 9am to 5.30pm. Mr Hillier is a freelance photographer, as well as a primary school supply teacher in York, and a property photographer for an estate agent   Read More ...
Struggling mum shares a powerful breastfeeding photo which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing for many women
2017-08-16 16:34:32 A STRUGGLING mum has bravely shared a powerful photo of herself breastfeeding which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing experienced by many women. Angela Burzo, a photographer, admits that her experience of breastfeeding has been tough. Fed up of “blissful” looking Instragram snaps of other mums breastfeeding, Angela took to the image sharing website to share a photo of her reality – complete with tears and eye bags caused by sleep deprivation   Read More ...
Photographer captures first night herons to breed in UK
2017-08-02 16:34:03 A pair of nocturnal herons has bred in the wild in the UK for the first time, conservationists have revealed. Two adult night herons and two recently fledged juveniles were photographed at a Somerset reserve by Graham Hall. Mr Hall said he photographed the two birds from half a mile away to test his camera and was "blown away" when he realised they were night herons   Read More ...
Minister Apologizes for Parliamentary Photo Shoot
2017-08-01 18:07:28 Björt Ólafsdóttir, Iceland’s minister for the environment, says that the decision to have a photo shoot inside Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament building, which was used for a British company’s marketing campaign, was made in jest between friends. She claims not to have thought the matter through and says that she understands the opinions of those who consider it to have been inappropriate, reports   Read More ...
Love Island’s Alex Beattie ‘demanded Viagra from bouncers and photographers’ during boozy reunion after-party
2017-08-01 10:02:41 LOVE Island’s Alex Beattie “demanded Viagra from bouncers and photographers” during a boozy night out at the reality show’s reunion bash. The raucous after-party saw Amber Davies kiss Chyna Ellis, Olivia Attwood hum a lido on the floor and Caroline Flack get cosy with Mike Thalassitis. However, it seemed plenty of drama was happening outside the Libertine club as The Sun Online can reveal that Alex, 22, asked photographers for Viagra “at least 10 times” before deciding to turn to the bouncers for help   Read More ...
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists
2017-07-31 14:05:27   Read More ...
George Clooney vows to sue French magazine
2017-07-31 05:00:46 George Clooney said he would take legal action against a French magazine that published the first photos of his newborn twins. The Hollywood actor said photographers from Voici magazine "scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home". Clooney said in a statement that the photographers and the magazine "will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law   Read More ...
Clooney to sue French magazine over images of twins
2017-07-29 08:09:21 LOS ANGELES—Hollywood A-lister George Clooney is fuming mad at Voici for publishing images of his twins and will sue the French entertainment magazine. “Over the last week, photographers from Voici magazine scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home,” Clooney said in a statement. “Make no mistake, the photographers, the agency and the magazine will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law   Read More ...
Gemma Atkinson shows off remarkable body transformation in revealing photoshoot
2017-07-28 20:09:18 Gemma Atkinson shows off the results of her remarkable body transformation as she poses for a revealing new photoshoot. he super-toned Emmerdale favourite tweeted a photo from the shoot in which she shows off her gym-honed figure in a hooded workout top worn over pink underwear. Actress and radio presenter Gemma, who presents the Key 103 breakfast show, said: “Going through my latest shoot with @CMLIPSTICK today! Over 16 looks and 200 pictures to go through   Read More ...
George Clooney slams French magazine for 'illegally' photographing his twins
2017-07-28 19:01:35 George Clooney plans to take legal action against a French magazine for photographing his 1-month-old twins. The Oscar winner said in a statement obtained by ABC News that photographers from Voici magazine went to great lengths to take unauthorized photos of his children. "Over the last week photographers from Voici magazine scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home," Clooney said in the statement   Read More ...
Baby of the Year is back and this time we want you to be the photographer!
2017-07-27 16:11:51 We’re ready and waiting to start receiving the best snaps of your little ones! As part of our competition running in The Manchester Evening News we're searching for the best pictures of your little darlings; and their gorgeous smiles could bag you a £500 prize. So don’t wait around, make sure you dust off the camera or put that smartphone to use and see if your adorable tot can land The Manchester Evening News Baby of the Year 2017 crown! Entries are open until 11   Read More ...
Camilla poses with Prince Charles for 70th birthday photo taken by Princess Diana’s favourite snapper
2017-07-17 10:32:55 CAMILLA was a picture of youth in this 70th birthday picture by Princess Diana’s favourite snapper. The Duchess of Cornwall glowed in a navy blue dress coat by Fiona Clare as she posed with the Prince of Wales by her side for photographer Mario Testino. Mario was catapulted to fame after a series of pictures of the Princess of Wales published in Vanity Fair in July, 1997, a month before she died   Read More ...
Monkey selfie: Photographer criticises Peta court appeal
2017-07-14 22:04:35 A photographer at the centre of a court case over a "monkey selfie" has criticised the animal charity which has brought the legal action. A monkey took the image in the Indonesian jungle in 2011 when it picked up a camera owned by David Slater from Monmouthshire. US judges ruled copyright protection could not be applied to the monkey but Peta said the animal should benefit   Read More ...
Photographer in bizarre selfie court battle reveals that being 'sued by a monkey' has left him broke
2017-07-14 00:05:59 The photographer who was 'sued by a monkey' in a bizarre court battle has revealed the costs associated with the case have left him broke. David Slater says he no longer has motivation to take pictures after battling for copyright over a selfie that was taken on his camera by a monkey in Indonesia in 2011. The 52-year-old, from Chepstow, south Wales, says he has been left with no money due to the lengthy case, and the costs he has incurred hiring lawyers   Read More ...
PICS: Exhibition in France promotes African photographers
2017-07-10 12:03:24 Cape Town - This year's La Gacilly photo festival in France has decided to celebrate the African culture through a variety of pictures taken by both renowned and amateur photographers. The well-known French outdoor photography festival, which runs from June 3 to September 30, is being held under two main themes: animals versus men and portraits of African representation. According to the Britanny Tourism website, the exhibition counts several hundred large format photos   Read More ...
In pictures: Celebrities in the raw
2017-07-10 02:04:32 The first famous person Andy Gotts photographed was Stephen Fry who spared the then student 90 seconds to take his portrait. Despite photographing a huge range of famous faces since then Gotts has always insisted on one thing: that his portraits remain untouched. Gotts' unique photography style can be seen across this series of contact sheets, from George Clooney in a pirate hat to Matt Damon emerging from a plant pot   Read More ...
Award-winning photographer reveals THE amazing pictures which have helped shape history over the past 30 years
2017-07-09 22:02:39 FOR the past 30 years globe-trotting photographer Peter Macdiarmid has had a front row seat at some of the most historic events in recent times. And although you may not know his name, you WILL know his pictures – as they’ve made the pages of newspapers and websites all over the world. His more recognisable images include THAT wedding day balcony kiss between Wills and Kate, the moment the Red Arrows buzzed Buckingham Palace and horror scenes from the London terror attacks   Read More ...
Researcher uses Game Boy Camera to capture 2-bit photos of space
2017-07-07 02:02:02 The Game Boy Camera, released in 1998, wasn't even close to the weirdest peripheral for Nintendo's classic handheld console and even earned a Guinness World Record for the smallest digital camera in the world. Its 2-bit, 128 x 128 pixel CMOS sensor managed very grainy black-and-white shots, making it far more fun than technically impressive. And yet, a Dutch researcher and tinkerer just used one to catch some charmingly blocky photos of the moon and Jupiter   Read More ...
Groom accidentally shoots wedding photographer with celebratory gunfire after pulling out AK47 at reception
2017-07-05 11:34:37 Guests were horrified when a groom pulled out an AK47 to fire a round of celebratory gunfire and shot his wedding photographer. In shocking new footage, the newlywed is seen sitting at a table surrounded by people before he casually sprays bullets from the semi-automatic weapon. But he apparently underestimates the sheer power of the assault rifle as he accidentally shoots into the crowd, hitting his photographer   Read More ...
EyeEm is using computer vision to unearth the best photos on your phone’s camera roll
2017-06-23 15:30:26 Online photography platform and community EyeEm has unveiled a new feature designed to automatically unearth the best photos on your smartphone. With “EyeEm Selects,” mobile photographers who have EyeEm installed can elect to have the app scan their camera roll which then uses computer vision to suggest the best photos to upload to the EyeEm community. Founded out of Germany in 2011, EyeEm, in its purest form, is a 20-million strong community of photography enthusiasts who use the platform to upload photos, share tips, and discuss all-things photography   Read More ...
London fire: Evening Standard photographer describes 'war zone' conditions
2017-06-14 19:21:02 The photographer who took the Evening Standard's front page image of Grenfell Tower burning, says conditions on the ground were like a 'war zone'.   Read More ...