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How One Photographer Won Apple’s Shot on iPhone Contest – Photography Article

Back in February, Apple announced the winners of its first-ever Shot on iPhone photo contest. Photographer Andrew Griswold was one of the 10 winners, and he’s now sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how he won the worldwide contest. Griswold, a full time art director and freelance commercial photographer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana, has launched a new podcast for creatives called Just Outside the Artboard, and for the first episode, he tells the story behind both the contest and his…

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Woman Hospitalized After Posing with Venomous Octopus for Photo Contest – Photography Article

File this under “bizarre news of the day.” A Washington woman was forced to go to the hospital after she posed with a venomous octopus attached to her face to try and win a photo competition. As originally reported by KIRO 7 news, Jamie Bisceglia took the fateful picture on August 2nd at a Tacoma Narrows fishing derby. Some fishermen she met up with had hooked the octopus, and she decided to take a picture with it attached to her…

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23 of the Best Dog Photos of 2019 – Photography Article

The Kennel Club has just announced the winners of the 2019 Dog Photographer of the Year competition celebrating the best dog photos from around the world. This year, the 14th edition of the contest, nearly 7,000 entries were received from 70 countries around the globe. The overall winner was Swiss photographer Denise Czichocki for her photo “Dreaming Merlin” (shown above), which shows a 14-year-old rescue named Podengo sitting among magnolia flowers. The photo was also 1st place in the “Oldies”…

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The Winning Photos of the 2019 Nat Geo Travel Photo Contest – Photography Article

National Geographic has announced the winners of its 2019 Travel Photo Contest. Photographer Weimin Chu won the $7,500 grand prize for his Cities photo “Greenlandic Winter,” which shows the fishing village of Upernavik in Greenland. “Upernavik is a fishing village on a tiny island in west Greenland,” Chu writes in the description. “Historically, Greenlandic buildings were painted different colors to indicate different functions, from red storefronts to blue fishermen’s homes—a useful distinction when the landscape is blanketed in snow. This…

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Adorama Launches Monthly Instagram Photo Challenge – Photography Article

In 2016, AdoramaTV aired a reality TV show called Top Photographer in which 5 photographers competed over 5 episodes to be named the best photographer. Adorama just announced a new Top Photographer series, but this one is a monthly photo challenge that anyone can enter on Instagram. The series is called Top Photographer Challenge With Nigel Barker, and it’ll be airing through IGTV. Like the first season, the show will be hosted by renowned fashion photographer Nigel Barker. There will…

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Wildlife Photo Contest Winner Disqualified Over Elephant’s Ears – Photography Article

African Geographic has announced that photographer who recently won its 2019 Photographer of the Year award has been disqualified due to photo-manipulation. The photo, titled “Tim in Amboseli National Park, Kenya” and shot by photographer Björn Persson, shows a known Kenyan elephant named Tim standing in a field with dark clouds in the background. Although the photo initially won Persson the title of Photographer of the Year, the publication’s “ever-vigilant community members with detailed knowledge of Tim” quickly noticed that…

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