Posts Tagged with: 2013

Dec
18

Reuters Photos of the Year

posted on December 18th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

No matter if this is to illustrate a news story, a natural disaster or to highlight the testimony of victims of armed conflict, the Reuters news agency collects and distributes thousands of photos every year, taken on all continents. Terrifying, touching and intriguing images, that, for the most notable, are gathered each year in selected Reuters Photos of the Year, containing, 93 shots, to find in full below.

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Dec
02

Allegorical proposals for living in a problematical age

posted on December 2nd 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Eva Kot’atková has described her work as starting from “my nearest environment, the basic-naturally-structured communities like household, family or school with their mechanisms, rituals and schemes of mutual dependencies“.

Kot’atková began her work as an artist creating sculpture and installations that are allegorical proposals for living in a problematical age. Her drawings and collages are blueprints for difficulties that must be surmounted in order to explore the limits of human relationships and behaviour.

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Jun
20

Still on time to participate in the Tiger Camera 2013

posted on June 20th 2013 in Arts & Books & Inspiration & Photography with 0 Comments

If you are a fan of Tiger shops and photography, this post is for you.

This year’s photo book competition is about “Connection“. A total of 51 photos will be carefully selected by a Danish jury and published in Tiger Stories’ annual photo book. One photographer will win a safari trip to Africa for two, with a value of 4,700 euro. All you need to do is to upload 1-3 photos taken with any camera, with any size/filter/modification, give it a name and tell us the story.

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Apr
26

2013 Sony World Photography Awards Winners Announced

posted on April 26th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

Bringing together the very best international contemporary photography, the Professional Competition winners offer a unique insight into 2012 through the eyes of some of the world’s best emerging and established photography talents.  WPO congratulates the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards L’iris d’Or Andrea Gjestvang (Norway) for her outstanding series, “One day in history”, which intimately captures the young survivors of  Utoeya, Norway July 2011 massacre. A unanimous decision by this year’s Honorary Jury, Gjestvang’s series  shares with immense sensitivity and honest an enduring testament to the resolve of these young people in the face of this unspeakable tragedy.

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Apr
09

Photographer snaps the strange beauty of beat-up baseballs

posted on April 9th 2013 in Photography & Recycle with 0 Comments

The 2013 Major League Baseball season kicked off this past weekend to the delight of fans of the sport across the US and across the world. Photographer Don Hamerman hasn’t attended a ball game in over a decade, but he has a photo project that baseball enthusiasts may find quite interesting. It’s a series titled Baseballs that shows off the beauty and diversity of found baseballs that were discarded after their usefulness was gone.

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Mar
16

2013 – the year we lost sight of what photography can achieve

posted on March 16th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

This year’s announcement of the winners of two major competitions for photojournalists, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International, created more than the usual fire storm. Raking through the ashes, Graham Harrison looks for a way forward, and reveals how one major grants programme for photojournalists had no restrictions on image manipulation at all.

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