Photo Contest Directory Listings for Photography Contests with Deadlines 2010-2011 The overall winner of the U.S.A. Landscape Photographer of the Year will receive: A cash prize of US$5,000, The esteemed title which they will hold for a year, until the announcement of the following year's overall winner, A place in the Winners' Exhibition for all three of their portfolio images, Winning images showcased online with popphoto.com and USA Today, An annual subscription to the winner's choice of Popular Photography or American Photo, A ThinkTank Retrospective 30 shoulder bag, The winner of Young U.S.A. Landscape Photographer of the Year will receive: A cash prize of US$1,000, The esteemed title which they will hold for a year, until the announcement of the following year's overall winner, A place in the Winners' Exhibition for all three of their portfolio images, Winning images showcased online with popphoto.com and USA Today, An annual subscription to the winner's choice of Popular Photography or American Photo, A ThinkTank Retrospective 30 shoulder bag.
10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits How do you take Portraits that have the ‘Wow’ factor? Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. You see it’s all very well and good to have a portrait that follows all the rules – but it hit me as I was surfing on Flickr today that often the most striking portraits are those that break all the rules. I want to look at some ways to break out of the mold and take striking portraits by breaking (or at least bending) the rules and adding a little randomness into your portrait photography. I’ll share ten of these tips today and a further ten tomorrow (update: you can see the 2nd part here).
Mila Kunis Almost Naked in GQ While Irina Shayk is my favorite Russian hottie, Mila Kunis takes the Ukrainian crown. This young beauty can be seen on the cover of the latest GQ Magazine, as well as inside. While Mila Kunis isn't exactly naked, the selected clothes definitely give that impression. Guess its the shirts color, or something, but it definitely does something for me. Here are the shots I have found online, I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
World’s longest underwater ‘crystal’ cave in deep Russian waters revealed (PHOTOS) Russian divers working on Orda Cave Awareness Project have revealed a set of unseen pictures of the world’s longest underwater cave. Located near Orda village in Perm region, Ural, Orda Cave is also the biggest underwater gypsum crystal cave in the world and second in Eurasia in terms of volumes of its galleries that stretch up to five kilometers. Famous underwater photographer, journalist and dive-instructor Victor Lyagushkin led the team of cave divers and took stunning images of the cave at less than zero degree temperature.
Disney Princesses In Accurate Period Costume These are very beautiful drawings! Although I am sad to see Belle looking so unlike herself. On a different note: I’d love to know what the reference was for the period costuming for each Princess. Top 20 Photography Websites No matter how good this photography website is, there’s always someone else out there doing something slightly differently and always worth a little look. With an internet full of awesomeness, it hasn’t exactly been easy to compile a list of just 20 of my favourites, but I think I’ve just about done it. The order is put together depending on how much I use a site, how easy it is to navigate and how good the content is, but if you think we’ve missed a site you love, let us know in a comment at the bottom. 1 – Pop Photo This is by far one of the nicest photography websites to navigate around; packed full of information on tests and reviews of various cameras, as well as one of the most comprehensive buying guides i’ve come across. Originally created as part of a magazine, it promises to provide the best information written by photography professionals.
15 creative and nerdy wedding invitations « blah blah blah… <——– To keep updated with my blog, take a minute and like me on Facebook! Thanks for the support, Stumblers! :) Ah, I love these! They make me want to get married just so I can have a super creative invitation. Crystal River - The most beautiful river on earth [Pics] Cano Cristales - Crystal River. River of five colors, as the locals call it, originates in the south of the mountain chain Macarena, Colombia, and flows eastward to its confluence with the Guayabero river. In the Cano Cristales found five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red. All of them are waste product of many algae and, depending on time of year, color saturation, or weakened or strengthened.