Tag: competition

The Winners of the 50th Annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The top awards for the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were announced earlier this week at a ceremony held at London’s Natural History Museum. The winners received their awards from the Museum Patron, The Duchess of Cambridge, Sir David Attenborough, wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin and renowned wildlife photographer Frans Lanting. American photographer Michael…

Glorious Highlights from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

This past weekend, the 2014 Just for Men World Beard and Moustache Championships® took place inside the spectacular, 3,000-seat Keller Auditorium in downtown Portland, Oregon. Approximately 300 contestants competed in 18 different categories with the Grand Prize winner receiving an all-expenses paid trip to the 2015 world championships in Leogang, Austria. 1. GREG ANDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY…

The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest [10 photos]

The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest is under way with entries being accepted until October 31, 2014. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2015. The First Place winner in each category (People, Places…

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

The Wilderness Act of 1964 marked a historic moment for the American environmental movement: for the first time, land was set-aside for the specific purpose of protecting it from the reach of mankind. The landmark act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, a nationwide system of federally protected lands known as wilderness areas. Today there…

The Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from over 150 countries, with professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts across the globe participating. Photographs were submitted in three categories: people, places and nature. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts including National Geographic photographers John Stanmeyer and Erika Larsen, as…

This Year’s Winner of the One Minute Film Festival Will Give You Goosebumps

Ignacio F. Rodó’s ‘Tuck Me In’ has been selected by this year’s jury as the Winner of the International One-Minute Film Festival, Filminute. The festival challenges filmmakers to “make every moment count” and this year’s winner was no exception, creating suspense and giving viewers goosebumps. You can see the rest of this year’s shortlisted films…