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The gripping images nominated for World Press Photo of the year
Camilla poses with Prince Charles for 70th birthday photo taken by Princess Diana’s favourite snapper
What Makes a Photo of Vesuvius Worth $9 Million?
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Photos of Marilyn Monroe's final shoot go up for auction
2017-08-03 03:04:18   Read More ...
Eva Longoria shares candid pictures from a photo shoot
2017-08-02 06:37:14   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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Magic moments marking 170 years of British photography
2017-04-06 02:36:01 Covering the dawn of photography in the 19th Century and moving into the 20th Century, a new exhibition called Britain in Focus charts how photographers have documented and interpreted the UK. The images span the genres of documentary, landscape and art and were taken by a mixture of professional and amateur photographers. From black and white to colour, and back again, here is a select history of British photography   Read More ...
A celebration of photography
2017-03-07 07:45:11 From its home in Somerset House, Photo London is a four-day event celebrating everything related to photography. This image of flowers by Nobuyoshi Araki is one of the pieces that will be exhibited. Swiss artists Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger recreate the world's most iconic photographs. The one is inspired by Toshihiko Sato's image of the Concorde crash of 2000. Part of a project called Tanztee, meaning "tea dance" in German, Andrea Grutzner's colourful photographs illustrate the companionship of a rural eastern German community   Read More ...
Images from Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards reveal the beauty of our oceans
2017-02-17 00:16:45 The thousands of entries to this year’s Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards have served as a reminder of just how beautiful the world’s oceans are. More than 4,500 pictures from 67 different countries were entered into the competition, with subjects including hungry pelicans, curious clown fish and majestic jellyfish. The annual competition seeks to celebrate photography beneath the surface of the sea, lakes, rivers and even swimming pools. British   Read More ...
Rita Ora Talks Body Confidence And Her Racy Lingerie Photo Shoot
2016-12-20 22:16:05 Rita Ora is known more for her racy photo shoots since she’s the face of Italian underwear label Tezenis. The “Body On Me” singer is now opening up about what it’s like to be the face of a lingerie brand and why she struggled with body confidence issues in the past. Singer Rita Ora has turned down previous lingerie ad campaigns and fashion opportunities because she doesn’t think she has   Read More ...
Ireland Baldwin Says Yes To Topless Photo Shoots As Hailey Baldwin Backs Off
2016-12-06 23:54:56 Ireland Baldwin is clearly comfortable in her body. Alec Baldwin’s daughter has always caused a commotion when it comes to her social media posts and provocative photo shoots. In her latest photo shoot, Ireland Baldwin filmed herself stripping on the beach as she goes skinny-dipping in the ocean in the latest sneak peek of the Love Magazine Advent calendar, reports Page Six. The beauty stripped down to just her thong   Read More ...
Amazing views of Manchester Airport from photographer with Access All Areas pass
2016-12-03 08:34:25 A photographer was given a free pass to explore Manchester Airport - and these are the stunning pictures he took. Nick Hufton’s shots capture Manchester Airport’s runways, terminals and walkways. Including pictures of passenger areas like check-in, departures and baggage reclaim, he was also given unique vantage points like the apron and the control tower. Commissioned by Manchester Airport, they will form its new photo library. For photographer Nick from   Read More ...
Mystery of lost wedding snaps found in old camera is solved
2016-12-01 22:18:18 The mystery of a lost set of wedding pictures found in an old camera has been solved. Romanian photographer Alex Galmeanu found the undeveloped film after buying the camera in an online auction. Despite the film's age, he was able to develop it - and then set about identifying the people in the images. With little to go on - the corner of an ivy covered hotel, a car registration   Read More ...
Hollywood actresses take center stage for 2017 Pirelli calendar
2016-11-29 23:55:56 PARIS Hollywood actresses take over the 2017 Pirelli calendar, with Uma Thurman, Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet and Nicole Kidman among the big names featuring in the latest edition unveiled in Paris on Tuesday. German photographer Peter Lindbergh snapped simple, black and white pictures of the celebrities, which also include Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong'o, Charlotte Rampling and Alicia Vikander, for the 44th edition of the calendar, known for its images of   Read More ...
Hollywood actresses take centre stage for 2017 Pirelli calendar
2016-11-29 19:49:51 PARIS: Hollywood actresses take over the 2017 Pirelli calendar, with Uma Thurman, Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet and Nicole Kidman among the big names featuring in the latest edition unveiled in Paris on Tuesday. German photographer Peter Lindbergh snapped simple, black and white pictures of the celebrities, which also include Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong'o, Charlotte Rampling and Alicia Vikander, for the 44th edition of the calendar, known for its images of   Read More ...
Meet the photographer taking stunning drone images from around the world
2016-11-28 03:18:26 Chances are photographer Amos Chapple has been to more countries than you. He's visited 84. Let that sink in. Chapple has been professionally documenting incredible places and people since 2012, when he landed a job shooting World Heritage sites for UNESCO. Teaching English in Russia to fund his freelancing, Chapple now lives in Prague and works for Radio Free Europe. Chapple made headlines as   Read More ...
Facebook may stop stripping metadata from photos after photographer’s lawsuit
2016-11-24 02:17:16 A photographer has won a lawsuit filed against Facebook in Germany. The suit claimed that Facebook’s practice of removing EXIF metadata from photos uploaded to the service violated German copyright law. Now, Facebook may be forced to stop the practice or risk paying a fine to photographers in Germany, according to a report in PetaPixel. EXIF data contains information about exposure settings, the camera and lens used to take the   Read More ...
IN PHOTOS: Cats, celebrations and other offbeat photos of the week
2016-11-19 14:43:36 A cat dressed in a collar and tie and the supermoon highlight our round-up of offbeat photos from around the world.From the supermoon shining bright over a German city to creepy Donald Trump masks, photographers from around the world have captured some unique moments this week.Here’s a look at some of the best photos of the week. © 2016 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.   Read More ...
The Malta Independent photographer wins silver medal in Spanish competition
2016-11-18 12:28:28 This boxing photo captured by The Malta Independent sports photographer Domenic Aquilina was awarded the FLF Silver Medal (second place) in the Salon V Salon Internacional de Fotografia Ciudad de Villajoyosa at the Circuito Iberico photographic contest in Spain. Aquilina’s capture was awarded from a total of 2,190 entries from 190 authors in 39 countries. The images that made it to the final totalled 210. Domenic’s capture depicts Maltese boxer   Read More ...
Taylor Wessing prize for Johannesburg schoolboy photo
2016-11-16 21:53:34 A photograph of an 18-year-old Johannesburg schoolboy has won the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. The image by Swiss-Italian photographer Claudio Rasano is part of a series of photographs entitled Similar Uniforms: We Refuse to Compare. The pictures focus on "issues of preserving individuality in the context of school uniforms", he said. Rasano was awarded the £15,000 prize at a ceremony in London on Tuesday night. It is the third   Read More ...
Six face trial in France over topless photos of British royal Kate
2016-10-26 08:01:09 PARIS: Six people including photographers and senior media industry officials are to face trial in France under privacy laws over the publication of photographs of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge topless in 2012, according to French media reports. The reports, citing French national news agency Agence France Presse and a judicial source, said those covered by the case would include senior staff at French regional newspaper La Provence, Closer Magazine, and   Read More ...
Alabama wedding photographer captures moment disaster was averted in viral photo
2016-10-25 20:29:40 Leslie Hollingsworth's Facebook page chronicles the evolution of a viral photo. The Birmingham photographer links stories on the UK's Daily Mail, USA Today and HuffingtonPost.com, among others. They tell the story behind the photo she took of the wedding party of Leah Juliano and Peter Saab with a variety of expressions of surprise and shock – with the exception of a few unaware members, including the bride and groom –   Read More ...
Exhibit photos explore 'Detroit After Dark'
2016-10-19 07:10:26 The English poet Rupert Brooke once wrote that "cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night." The terrific exhibition "Detroit After Dark," which opens Friday at the Detroit Institute of Arts. , is dedicated to exploring the unguarded revelations of night photography in the city. Organized with a sharp eye and sharp mind by Nancy Barr, the museum's curator of photography, the 60-plus pictures of nocturnal Detroit offer an evocative,   Read More ...
Photographers showcase stunning new press pictures in exhibition of best from last year
2016-10-12 22:45:34 Throwing his son playfully in the air, a dad enjoys a moment of normality during . The picture, taken by the Daily Mirror’s own Phil Harris at a holding area at Roszke on the Hungarian/Serbian border, is one of the images chosen for an exhibition of the best Press photos of the past year. Chris Eades, of the British Press Photographers’ Association, which has organised the display, said: “Thousands of   Read More ...
In pictures: On set at the Iris film festival
2016-10-12 06:33:22 Shooting the film Boys Village was a great experience. This was the second film made, and I was given huge freedom to roam the derelict holiday village and really explore the themes in the film, through photography. The film Burger was a bit different in that it was shot in one night, rather than over a few days. It was very interesting to see the crew and cast get   Read More ...
What Makes a Photo of Vesuvius Worth $9 Million?
2016-09-15 06:44:20 A photographer is offering a rare item for the discerning art collector with a few million euros to spare. Italian photographer Giovanni Scotti is selling a photo negative of Mt. Vesuvius in Naples, , on for 8 million euros, or approximately $9 million. The image captures a moment from May of this year when a rainbow framed the famous volcano in a rare natural occurrence. “It was an incredible and   Read More ...
The Story Behind the ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo Censored by Facebook
2016-09-15 04:45:10 This week, briefly removed and one of the most powerful images to emerge from war—a 1972 photograph of a nine-year-old Vietnamese girl—after initially saying the image violates the company’s policies on displaying nudity. A censorship battle ensued. Espen Egil Hansen, the editor-in-chief of Norway’s Aftenposten, slammed Mark Zuckerberg for a perceived abuse of power, calling the CEO of Facebook “the world’s most powerful editor.” On Friday, the company reinstated the   Read More ...
Was this Ukrainian combat photo staged? Soldiers and photographers think so.
2016-08-26 22:50:04 The photo from the war front in eastern Ukraine is striking: A cascade of mud, dirt and debris rockets skyward as three soldiers run toward cover. To their right, a discarded baby carriage almost within arms’ reach. The picture, posted on Facebook earlier this month, quickly went viral as a token of a war that often seems forgotten. But a number of Ukraine-based photographers and soldiers claim the photo was   Read More ...
Get a Glimpse of Images from Photographer Tyler Shields' Latest Book,
2016-08-26 19:14:57 "While big-shot Hollywood producers once demanded a trophy Banksy canvas to be hanging above their faux-Spanish fireplaces, now all they want is one of ' gloriously twisted photographs," GQ has said of Shields' work. Tyler Shields. . And while the photographer himself might not describe his work as "gloriously twisted," his aesthetic is certainly a unique one, with photos of Josh Hutcherson covered in mud, Teen Wolf star as   Read More ...
Does this picture prove ghosts are REAL? Mum captures ‘clearest image EVER of black-eyed spirit child at Victorian museum'
2016-08-25 03:31:44 A mum-of-two was left spooked when she caught what she believes could be one of the clearest images of a on camera she has ever seen - a waving little girl. Louise Murphy had taken her nine-year-old son Owen for a day out at the Riverside in Glasgow when she began taking photos in the building’s Victorian-themed street. Despite only Owen being near her when taking the picture, Louise   Read More ...
Photographer takes 7am and 7pm pictures to show how 'selfie generation's' faces change through the day
2016-08-20 18:08:48 None of us want our friends or workmates to see us first thing in the morning - and one photographer wanted to find out why. Belgian photographer Barbara Iweins persuaded 16 people to give her keys to their homes to capture a rare, authentic glimpse of them at 7am - before they get ready to face the world. She then returned to take shots of the at 7pm and observe   Read More ...
It’s World Photo Day: Check out some recent shots by FOX 61 reporters and photographers
2016-08-20 00:12:17 It’s World Photography Day, and we’re celebrating! The day is meant to celebrate the power of photography. August 19 honors the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photography process developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre in 1837, according to World Photo Day. It was first announced in January 1839 to the public by the French Academy of Sciences, and on August 19, 1939, the French government bought the patent   Read More ...
10 iconic pictures from India's cricketing history
2016-08-19 20:30:59 Since 2010, August 19th has been celebrated as World Photography Day. The date celebrates August 19, 1839, when the French government bought the patent for the daguerreotype and released it “free to the world”. The daguerreotype, invented in 1837, was the first practical photographic process. For those that love sport, history and images go hand in glove. And in cricket crazy India, we love the sport and just cannot hold   Read More ...
World Photo Day 2016: 21 breathtaking views from around the world in pictures as we celebrate the art of photography
2016-08-19 18:25:29 Each year August 19 celebrates the passion for photography that exists around the world - with extraordinary images from the planet's most striking landscapes. Known as World Photo Day, the event originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype - one of the world's first ever permanent photographic images developed by graphic geniuses Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre in 1837. Two years later on August 19, 1839, the French government   Read More ...
World Photo Day 2016: 17 breathtaking views from around the world in pictures as we celebrate the art of photography
2016-08-19 17:23:40 Each year August 19 celebrates the passion for photography that thrives across the planet - with extraordinary images from the world's most striking landscapes. Known as World Photo Day, the event originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype - one of the world's first ever permanent photographic images developed by graphic geniuses Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre centuries back in 1837. Two years later, on August 19, 1839, the   Read More ...
In pictures: Water Life
2016-08-19 16:24:55 The online photography community, Photocrowd, challenged participants to share photos showing the diversity of inhabitants in and around oceans, lakes and wetlands. This shot of two gannets fighting over a mackerel was taken in Shetland, Scotland, by Ian Reid. The Water Life contest, run in association with Digital Camera magazine, attracted more than 1,400 entries from around the world. This playful photograph was made by Nimai Chandra Ghosh in   Read More ...