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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.

2019 Pulitzer Prizes Won by Photos of Migrants and Famine

The Pulitzer Prize has just announced the winners for 2019. In the area of photography, Reuters' photography staff won in the Breaking News Photography category for photos of migrants journeying to the US, and photographer Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post won for his photos of the famine in Yemen.

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.

Photos of Car Attack and Refugees Win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners have just been announced. Photographer Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Virginia, won the Breaking News Photography category for his chilling photo of the moment a car attack slammed into racially-charged protests in his town -- an incident that made national headlines.

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.

Nikon and Photographer Apologize for Photoshopped Prize-Winning Photo

One of the big stories in the photo world this past weekend was the fact that Nikon Singapore selected a clearly Photoshopped image as the winner of a recent contest. After a wave of relentless mockery from photographers around the world, both Nikon and the winning photographer have since apologized for what happened.

Nikon Awards Prize to Badly ‘Shopped Photo, Hilarity Ensues

Nikon Singapore posted an announcement on its Facebook page yesterday, congratulating a photographer named Chay Yu Wei for capturing a perfect shot of an airplane framed by a ladder in Chinatown.

Photographers quickly pointed out that the photo is clearly the result of editing, and sarcastic comments soon flooded the post.

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."