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Wednesday
Nov212012

Our Best Thanks Photo Winners





Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! In our seventh Top 10 Photos post, we did a Web image search on the word "thanks," and chose 10 of our favorite images for our blog followers and fellow photography enthusiasts to vote for. Well, we're excited to announce that hundreds of you voted in our Top 10 survey (and many dog lovers, as it turned out, putting the two dog photos in the two top vote-getting spots). Many thanks for taking the time to register your vote with us - and congratulations to all of our Top 10 photographers. Click here to view the original Top 10 Photos in our thanks competition. Another Top 10 Photos vote will be coming your way soon ....

 

Photo #1: Shaggy rescued from Sandy's flooding by National Guard in Hoboken by Craig Ruttle/AP


Photo #2: Thank God It's Sunday by Mathias Ahrens  

Photo #3: Be Thankful/Our Little Indians by Kristin Vining  

We're the New York Institute of Photographya distance education school teaching photography since 1910 - over 100 years of knowledge and experience. Listen to the following podcast to learn more about who we are and what we do.

AUDIO LINK: WHAT IS THE NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY? [20:58M]

 


Monday
Aug272012

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 Winners

National Geographic Traveler Magazine recently announced the winners of their 24th annual photo contest. The photos were chosen from four categories, including Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments. The contest recieved more than 15000 entries from over 150 countries around the world. Below are the 11 breathtaking winning photos. To learn more, go to the contest homepage or click on the photos. Enjoy!   

Viewers' Choice Winner: Huset, Photo and caption by Michelle Schantz. A lonely cabin is illuminated under the Northern Lights in Finnmark, Norway.First Place Winner: Butterfly, Photo and caption by Cedric Houin. This image was shot in the Kyrgyz lands of the Wakhan Corridor.Merit Winner: Bagan Bliss, Photo and caption by Peter DeMarco. More than 2,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas fill the plains of Bagan. Once the capital of the Pagan Empire, farmers now raise their livestock within the centuries old complex.Merit Winner: Looking into Another World, Photo and caption by Fred An. This is the great Japanese maple tree in the Portland Japanese Gardens. I tried to bring a different perspective of this frequently photographed tree.

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Wednesday
Mar212012

Fine Art Photographers - Get Discovered in "The Curator" Awards!

Chuck DeLaney - If you're an experienced photographer, an avid hobbyist, or someone who dreams about making a big breakthrough in the field, here's an exceptional chance to be seen and heard. While NYIP doesn't usually promote photography contests that require entry fees, we feel this contest balances modest fees with high payoff. Here's the information.

 


The Curator

The search for outstanding & undiscovered fine art photography.

PRIZES: Winning photographers receive exposure beyond measure. Photos will be featured in a New York City gallery exhibition + opening party, each winner will published in a two-page spread in the July issue of PDN magazine and will appear online at PDN Online. Plus a prize package valued at more than $1,000.00.

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Click here to find out more about entering The Curator competition. The new extended deadline for submission of materials is April 9, 2012. (Ignore the website deadline of March 26; you've still got a chance to enter!)

Click here for more information or to enter.

 

 

We're the New York Institute of Photographya distance education school teaching photography since 1910 - over 100 years of knowledge and experience. Listen to the following podcast to learn more about who we are and what we do.

Audio Link: WHAT IS THE NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY? [20:58M]