Posts Tagged ‘winners’

Feast Your Eyes on This Year’s Sony World Photography Award Winners

Sara Naomi Lewkowicz

The World Photography Organisation has officially announced the winners from all 14 of the categories of the Sony World Photography Awards. From 140,000 photographers across 166 countries, 14 photographers’ works have been chosen as some of the greatest imagery captured this past year. Read more…

Check Out the 10 Winning Photographs of Our 500px Photo Contest


A week and a half ago, we launched a photo contest with 500px to give away 10 free upgrades to the company’s revamped Portfolios feature. The contest has come to an end, and here’s a look at the 10 winning photographs.
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Video Introductions for This Year’s Infinity Award-Winning Photographers


Yesterday, we wrote about how Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges brings his love of photography onto movie sets, snapping photos of the casts and crews. Last night Bridges was honored by the International Center of Photography in New York with a prestigious Infinity Award.

Seven other photographers were also presented with awards, and prior to each one receiving their prize, a short video feature was played to introduce people to the photographers and their work. We’ve collected the videos here for your enjoyment.
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2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced, All Depict Syrian Civil War


Columbia University has announced the winning photographs of both the Breaking News and Feature Photography Pulitzer prizes for 2013 — all of which depict the heartrending civil war in Syria. At first glance that may not seem like a big deal, but when you consider that the Breaking News prize wasn’t awarded to one, but five AP photographers jointly, the power of these photos begins to sink in. Read more…

2012 Pulitzer Prize Winning Photos Focus on War, Trauma, and Heartbreak

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced, and both winning photographers focused on the unbearable trauma of war. Massoud Hossaini of Agence France-Presse won the Breaking News award for his “heartbreaking image of a girl crying among a pile of dead bodies after a suicide bomber’s attack at a crowded shrine in Kabul.” Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post won the Feature Photography prize for chronicling “Colorado resident Scott Ostrom’s struggles with severe post-traumatic stress disorder after four years as a Marine Corps reconnaissance man and two deployments to Iraq.”

2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners [The Pulitzer Prizes]

Every World Press Photo Contest Winner from 1955 Through 2011

Buzzfeed has published a gallery showing every winning photo from the World Press Photo contest from 1955 to the present. It’s a powerful set of photos that paints a pretty grim picture of humanity.

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011 (via

Defiant Herring Gull Photo Wins British Photography Awards 2010

The above photo of a defiant Herring Gull braving a wave has won this years British Wildlife Photography Awards, netting photographer Steve Young the £5000 cash prize.

Judge Greg Armfield of the WWF commented,

This is a unique and striking image. One that captures perfectly the power, chaos and intensity of the ocean as it surrounds the majestic gull.

While judge Tom Hind of Getty Images is quoted as saying,

I like the defiance in this shot – the gull’s refusal to be moved in the face of this crashing wave seems to sum up a peculiarly British stoicism! It’s also a great example of how the commonplace can be transformed in a judicious moment.

Check out the winners of each individual category here.

Photographers Rights Gray Card Giveaway Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway for the accessory we launched earlier this week: the Photographers Rights Gray Card Set. We received 166 comment entries and 139 Twitter entries for 305 entries overall. Using, the randomly selected winners are:

#156: Michelle

These would come in very handy- I’ve been harassed before.

#302: @mschicamae

Ooo Photographers Rights Gray Card Set this will come in handy in sticky legal situations with your camera :).

#37: Kevin (@scoutdude)

That’s great! I would love a set of those! What a sweet idea!

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize.

Thanks to all of you who entered this giveaway. If you haven’t already, you can pick up the Photographers Rights Gray Card Set for $15 with free shipping in our newly launched store.

The Black Friday Giveaway Winners


Thanks to everyone who participated in our giveaway on black friday. In response to the question “what are you most thankful for?”, we received 80 comments and 33 tweets for 113 entries total.

Here are the randomly selected winners:

The winner of a Trade Secret Card Pack:

#108: headedforhades (@headedforhades)

I’m thankful for Petapixel’s tweets! ;o)

The three winners of Digital Photography School‘s new book The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography:

#2: Corey Russell (@MeatJacket)

I’m pretty thankful for living in one of the nicest parts of Canada , wouldn’t wanna be anywhere else.

#107: thedudeabides67 (@thedudeabides67)

I am thankful for the rich colours of life.

#109: matiassingers (@matiassingers):

I am thankful for @punkpolkadots, @ashwinpande and all other friends who make the next day worth looking forward to

Congratulations! Please contact [email protected] to claim your prizes.

Thanks again to everyone who participated. We have some pretty massive giveaways lined up, so keep your eyes peeled!

Image credit: Giraffe kindergarten by Focx.

Topaz Lab Bundle Winners Announced


Our latest contest for five (5) Topaz Labs Photoshop Bundles has come to an end. We received about 187 entries via comments, 118 entries via Twitter, and 305 entries total. The question we asked for the contest was “What is your greatest fear?”. Here are the randomly selected winners:

#147: fathima_05

My biggest fear is marrying the wrong person and ending up unhappy with my life… it paralyzes me

#86: sesser (@sesser)

My biggest fear is fear itself… that and carnies (small hands, smell like cabbage).

#301: dsdphoto (@dsdphoto)

my greatest fear outside of photography, losing those I care about leading to eternal loneliness.

#11: Adam

That my photography will never be appreciated

#65: wideangle

Greatest fear is to lose the people I care the most about…

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this giveaway. It’s always interesting to read through the responses we get. We hope to have another giveaway soon, so please keep your eyes peeled!

Image credit: How to Camouflage City Sites by Smotret.