Photography News Issue 47


Photography News | Issue 47 |


Travel Photographer of the Year exhibits at Greenwich

ExploreOur NaturalWorld

The Travel Photographer of the Year awards will be exhibiting the latest winning images at the University of Greenwich’s 10 Stockwell Street building in London. It is open now and runs till 3 September. Entry to the exhibition is free. But that’s not all, there will also be a series of TPOTY Summer Talks across August which includes speakers such as Philip Lee Harvey, Timothy Allen and Eamonn McCabe. Tickets will be priced at £30 and include access to

Thomson 7th photography contest has the theme Our Natural World that you can interpret as a stunning landscape or wildlife in a natural setting. The contest is open to photographers of any age (but no professionals) and entries can be taken anywhere in the British Isles. First prize is £200 with £50 each for three runners-up. Entry is free with a maximum of two entries per person and images will be judgedbyapanel of three including Bill Doherty who won the 2013 running of this contest. Entries will be judged on originality, technical ability, composition, artistic merit and overall impact. Entries must be JPEGs of at least 1MB and emailed to Closing date is 30 September and for competition rules, terms and conditions visit and find the competition in the ‘About’ dropdownmenu. Ecology’s

Finally, there is still time to enter this year's TPOTY contest which closes 25 September.

the exhibition when it isn’t open to the general public, drinks and a free TPOTY journey book. In addition there will also be a variety of workshops and

Greenwich photowalks led by Chris Coe, founder of TPOTY. For details of these events, and to book workshops and photowalk places visit the belowwebsite.

Chris Coe officially opens the TPOTY exhibition

SonyWorldPhotography Awards 2018

Science competition shortlist revealed 3563 entries were submitted to the Royal Photographic Society’s Sciencecompetitionand100images have been selected for the shortlist. Five winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 12 September and an exhibition of the shortlisted images will follow in 2018. International-Images-for-Science/

Two winners from the UK, Britta Jaschinski and Ellie Davies were among the 12 international photographers to be announced as the winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards. Magnumand LensCulture Photography Awardswinners announced

The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards are now open and this year sees the introduction of two new categories in the professional competition – creative and discovery – aswell as a newSonyGrant. The competition consists of four awards; Professional (consisting of ten categories), Open (the best single image across ten categories), Young (for photographers aged 12 to 19) and Student Focus (for those studying photography). All category winners will receive prizes from Sony; the overall Photographer of the Year will

receive $25,000 and the overall Open winnerwill receive $5000. The Sony Grant will be awarded to multiple winners in the professional categories who will receive $7000 for a photographic project of their choice. Shortlisted photographers from the Student Focus competition will each be given $3500 to work together on a photographic commission set by Sony and the World Photography Organisation. For closing dates and how to enter details visit:

Above Lissa Rivera, United States — “Beautiful Boy” Lavender Gown, 2016.

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