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.
A photojournalism festival in France is highlighting great work while trying to figure out a new business model for a struggling field.
Photography collectors from all over the world will be sizing up and acquiring photographs and books at the yearly mega-fair, Paris Photo, November 12-15, 2015.
In this realm of scientific curiosity (and many other topics of obsession), photography has a intriguing relationship with the invisible, allowing us to see worlds that we cannot see with our naked eyes.
Finalist, LensCulture Earth Awards:
Despite aggressive poaching for their beautiful plumage, Hungarian Egrets have made a comeback—stunning images of these graceful birds in their protected habitat celebrate the beauty of our natural world.