In November 2013, National Geographic magazine invited photographers from around the world to submit photos in three categories: People, Places and Nature. They received more than 7,000 entries from over 150 countries, with amateur and professional photographers across the globe participating. You can view the winning images in a full-screen slideshow here in LensCulture.
Learn more about the contest, and even download the winning images as "wallpapers" or "puzzles" for your computer screens at the National Geographic website. The three top winners will be published in the print version of National Geographic.
"Landscapes are culture before they are nature, constructs of the imagination that are projected into woods and water and rock."
Video: The Northern Norwegian fishing and whaling communities are being challenged by the young people leaving these small islands for a different life. The traditions and cultures are being lost as the youth migrate to the mainland and never return.
Now in its fourth year, this Paris-based festival showcases young and emerging photographic talents from all over Europe. This preview highlights 52 of our favorites.
This book, created to accompany the exhibit at ICP, provides a subjective and lively overview of contemporary Japanese lens-based art. The work of 13 artists is presented, along with personal and insightful interviews with each artist.