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National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor - In Focus. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor - In Focus

For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St. This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies.

Best Wedding Photography of 2010 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images. The ISPWP holds a members-only wedding photography contest four times a year.

Best Wedding Photography of 2010 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images

Each contest has 20 different categories, so over the four quarterly contests that adds up to 80 First Place winners for the entire year. Here is a look back at ALL of the 1st place winning images from 2010. NOTE: The images are in order of category and contest, they are all number one category winners. The images are numbered simply so that you can leave a comment about your favorite image! 1. 2. Incredible Wildlife Photography. Wildlife — By Stephanie on January 11, 2010 at 10:58 am Canada goose protects her young Ever have one of those moments when you think to yourself, “Boy, I wish I had my camera?!”

Incredible Wildlife Photography

Well, you can enjoy the good fortune of the photographers who were not empty handed when they shot these amazing animal pictures. These high-speed images are treasures that tell stories we rarely get to see – let alone capture – in stunning detail. Incredible wildlife photography like this takes a steady hand and sharp eye. High Speed Liquid and Bubble Photographs by Heinz Maier. It never ceases to amaze me: just when I think I’ve seen every possible permutation of an artform or technique—be it figurative sculpture, stop motion animation, or in this case, high speed photography—somebody comes along and manages to do something radically different.

High Speed Liquid and Bubble Photographs by Heinz Maier

German photographer Heinz Maier says that he began taking photographs less than a year ago in late 2010. He claims to not know what direction he’s heading in just yet, right now he’s experimenting with macro photography, mostly insects, animals, and these delicate high speed water droplets. Personally, I think he’s found a great direction. There are so many things happening here to make these photographs simply outstanding: the lighting, the colors, the occasional use of symmetry in the reflection of water, let alone the skill of knowing how to use the camera itself. It’s hard to believe these aren’t digital.

Guy travels the world and shoots one second of footage in each location. Earth View. Display: Long: Alt: km Choose satellite Image:

Earth View

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Popular Architecture Art Prints

From the materials we use to the hands that ply them, we match the care that goes into everything we make to that of the artist that designed it. It begins with those thousands of artists entrusting their original work to another. 21 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 8) This is the latest edition of our most popular feature, in which we demonstrate that the truth is stranger than Photoshop.

21 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 8)

Here are more photos that will make every poster in the comment section scream "FAKE! " but are absolutely real. In case you missed the previous episodes, here's Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, the gritty reboot that doesn't acknowledge the previous editions, Part 6 and Part 7. And now ... #21. Via Breathtaking Photos of Europe. Anyone who lives in Europe, has ever been there, or even dreamed of visiting knows the incredible variety, striking characteristics and history driven culture that exists on this continent.

Breathtaking Photos of Europe

We bring you collection of 44 best photos from all over the Europe. Enjoy. (Click photo to enlarge) Belgium Croatia Czech Republic England France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Netherland Norway Poland. 20 awesome examples of street art. Microscopic Images of Alcoholic Drinks. All of these impressive photos of alcoholic beverages under a microscope uncover the elements that make up some of our preferred tipples.

Microscopic Images of Alcoholic Drinks

Similar to photos of snowflakes, each and every beverage is unique, while observed below when zoomed about 1, 000 times under a high tech lab microscope. Created by United States company Bevshots, these are available as artworks for potential buyers which recognize the concealed beauty of alcoholic beverages. Simon Tong Photography - StumbleUpon. Best Pictures Of The Decade: The Noughties.

28 Examples of Excellent Animal Photography Shots. November 24th, 2009 at 1:19 pm - Animal photography is one of the most challenging and rewarding form of photography.

28 Examples of Excellent Animal Photography Shots

Stalking wildlife animal to take pictures of them is quite difficult, because in any moment your subject could run or worst attack you. You need patience and time when photographing animals, especially if you are want a particular position and scene. Even as animal images can be taken using basic equipment, excellent animal photography needs special equipment, such as macro lenses for insects, underwater cameras for marine life and long focal length lenses for birds.