Outstanding photographs, attractively fragile nature, championing top ethical wildlife photography measures: a panel of judges from all over the world uses this criterion to fix the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards.
The renowned contest, owned by Natural History Museum, is open to all pro, amateur and youth photographers. It gets 46000 entries from ninety-six nations this year.
Out of all these entries, the judges panel viewed as young local photographer, Josiah Launstein, 10, worthy as a competitor in his age category not once, but two-times in the 2015 contest. His presented images – ‘Snowy snowy’ and ‘Goose attack’ – are now displayed in the museum in London, and would tour more than seventy nations over the next few months.
Josiah Launstein’s older sister, Jenaya also has a reputation for clicking award-winning wildlife images. She was honored with Youth Photographer of the Year title in the year 2013 in Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards. Continue reading →
Una Kravets, an Austin, Texas-based front end developer, has created CSSgram. It is a little library that animates the Instagram filters look with CSS filters as well as blend modes. Kravets said that to tell it simple so that people could understand – this CSSgram is a library for editing your photos with Instagram-like filters directly in the CSS. What we were doing there is adding filters to the images and applying color and/or gradient overlays via different blending techniques to mimic these effects.
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A local meet up group Women Learning Photography Together offers all services related to photography, along with a great dose of camaraderie and friendship. The group that numbers hundred-fifty active members is not just learning photography, but also sharing their work in a public way – with a display on the 1st, 4th and 5th floors of The Beaverton Building, W. Millikan Way. The exhibit will go on till the end of December.
The members of the group include some of those who are comparatively new to the art of photography and few who have been fans for years, but all, it appeared, were delighted for the opportunity to share their pictures with the public.
Janna Lopez, a Beaverton resident who works for Croatian bareboat charter, has three shots on the display, said that she submitted three snaps and got such great feedback. She just loved the feeling. For a lot of the ladies, including her, this is their first big pubic exhibit.
Aloha resident Wendy Sullivan-Weest is also a member of the group. She has her three images on display. She told that she is very excited. She believed that they were magnificent photos. She is utterly impressed by all these ladies’ images and vision.
The group also drops a substantial amount of time on education. Their members have come to know from pro-photographers, from experts in photography software, like Photoshop and Lightroom, regarding High-dynamic-range photography, light painting and a lot more.
Northwest Regional Library’s photography exhibition awards 2015 reception took place on 7th April, at the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain that is the very first stop for the traveling showcase. The 9th annual showcase carries hundred and ninety seven photography. Anna Nichols, the Head Librarian, said that the first year they had twenty five to thirty entries, so they are very happy with this year’s number.
The event started with a photography workshop called My Journey with the Camera, conducted by photographer Beth Tilley Green. She told that she started out taking pictures of her own children. In fact, she also spoke regarding her very personal journey, photography techniques, and she also answered questions for the audience.
With 8 years of pro experience, Beth has a journalistic approach to photography, clicking her subjects in their very natural element. Her work could be seen on her website i.e. – www.BethTilleyGreen.com. Continue reading →
Cape Cod Art Association offers “Fluent in Photography,” an open exhibit as well as sale featuring snapshots in different styles at its adeptness on Route 6A in Barnstable, from 26th March to 20th April.
Everyone is asked to the opening reception as well as the award event on 26th March, Thursday, from 5 pm to 7 pm. The award event will start at 6 pm. Awards for this showcase include Most Creative, Best of Show, Best Black and White and First and Second place. The exhibit juror was Caleb Cole, a Boston-based photographer.
Cape Cod Art Association is open 7 days a week, 9 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday; while from noon to 4 pm on Sundays.
The Derby-based photography fest called Format Festival is all set to come back this week along with a special theme ‘Evidence’, taking its cue from the well known series that goes by the similar name by Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan.
The main exhibit that takes place at Derby’s Quad arts place and is co-curated by Louise Clements, Format Festival’s artistic director, and photo editor and independent curator Lars Willumeit. There is a contemporary take on the whole series – Beyond Evidence – An Incomplete Narrative of Photographic Truths. Continue reading →