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.
Famed writer James Joyce has been inspiring other artists for decades.traveled around Dublin Bay, photographing scenes and sequences that echo the words of Joyce's Ulysses. Photography is a likely medium to illustrate wordplay like this reflection by Stephen Dedalus: "A very short space of time through very short times of space."
In this unique series,overlays mosaics of closely cropped photos of human bodies with found photos of natural disasters, raising a multitude of questions about nature, chaos and control.
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.
See the photographs and accompanying artists' statements that won prizes in the 2010 Single Image category.