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Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award Winners

Leica Camera has announced the winners of the third annual Leica Women Foto Project Award in partnership with Fotografiska and VII Photo Agency, with the aim of expanding diverse representation in photography and empowering the female point of view.

Panasonic Lumix S1R Wins ‘Camera of the Year’ in Japan

Canon and Nikon both unveiled their first full-frame mirrorless cameras over the past year, but it's actually Panasonic that launched the best camera according to the Japanese photography press. The Lumix S1R was just named "Camera of the Year" at the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2019.

Photographer Lisa Saad Stripped of Awards in Photo Stealing Scandal

Controversy erupted back in February after it was discovered that award-winning Australian photographer Lisa Saad had won numerous prestigious photo contests with images that may have been created using other photographers' photos. A number of major organizations have now decided to strip Saad of her prizes and memberships.

We Shot an Award-Winning Landscape Photo Using a Fog Machine

I needed a landscape photo of a foggy forest on a sunny day, in which beams of sunlight were streaming through the trees and creating beautiful sun rays. The only problem was that it was summer and there was no fog to be had... so I decided to rent a fog machine and see if we could make enough fog to simulate real fog.

Sony a9 Wins ‘Camera of the Year’ in Japan

The Sony a9 has been named "Camera of the Year" by in the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2018 held by the Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC), a 55-year-old coalition of 10 of the most influential photography and camera publications in Japan.

Sony a7R III Named a Top 10 Gadget of 2017 by TIME

Sony sparked a great deal of excitement when it announced its blazing fast full-frame a9 camera in April, but somehow it managed to make an even bigger splash with its a7R III unveiling in October. In addition to fantastic reviews coming out about it, the a7R III just got another solid vote of approval: TIME just selected it as one of the top 10 gadgets of 2017.

Oldest Genius: Photographer Dawoud Bey Named MacArthur Fellow

Of the 24 extraordinary people who the MacArthur Foundation just named as 2017 Fellows (commonly referred to as “Genius Grant” winners), one is a photographer. As the oldest recipient at age 64, Chicago-based photographer and educator Dawoud Bey photographs people and things that he says “might be taken for granted.”

A Photo of a Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies

Photographer Mark Cowan has been honored with Special Commendation at the 2016 Royal Society Publishing photography competition for this remarkable wildlife photo, titled "Butterflies and caiman." It shows a caiman in the Amazon wearing a crown of butterflies on its head.

These Are The World’s Best News Photos of 2015

A year has passed since the controversial World Press Photo contest in which 20% of the finalists were disqualified the prestigious award was stripped from the winner, and today World Press Photo just announced the best news photos of 2015.

The Photo of the Year, shown above, is titled "Hope for a New Life" and was captured by Australian photographer Warren Richardson. It shows a baby being passed through a fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border in Röszke, Hungary, on August 28th, 2015.

Here Are the Winning Photos of the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic just announced the 2015 winners for its prestigious photo contest. Over 13,000 entries were received from around the world, and just 13 photos were chosen from that number for special recognition.

The grand prize winner this year was photographer James Smart of Melbourne, Australia, who won $10,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. for the photo above, titled "DIRT."