The Gear Used by the Fantastic Winners of the 2021 All Out Photo Awards

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Two of the biggest things that the Phoblographer champions are diversity and intersectional feminism. We’ve been doing so since day 1. Half the Editorial staff are women. We’re minority lead. We have the only reviews team in the photo industry that’s made of mostly women. And we’ve always championed LGBTQ+ rights. That’s part of the reason why we were so happy to be supporters of the All Out Photo Awards. We joined Flickr, MTV, BayPhoto, and more to pledge our support. This year’s winners have positively wonderful imagery. And in this post, we’ll break down their gear and give a bit of a critique of each photo.

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Inspiration: The Winning Projects and Pictures of the 2018 URBAN Photo Awards

Get inspired with the impressive winning photos being showcased in this year’s URBAN International Photo Awards.

International photography contest URBAN International Photo Awards has recently announced the winning pictures, projects, and portfolios for this year’s competition. Now on its 9th edition, the contest is being promoted by Trieste-based cultural organization dotART, and gathers thousands of participating photos and photographers from across the globe. If you’re looking for some of today’s inspiring and outstanding photography, you might want to check out the entries that made the cut.

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The Inspiring Winners of the 2015 Mobile Photography Awards

UNTITLED Silhouettes Jian Wang 1stPlace and Grand Prize winner

UNTITLED Silhouettes Jian Wang 1st Place and Grand Prize winner

Today, the winners of the 2015 Mobile Photography Awards were announced. Each image was shot with either an iOS device or an Android device with no desktop computer editing allowed. The results go even further to show that it’s not the gear, or pixel peeping that matters. Instead, it’s all about the actual image itself.

The images are after the jump.

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The Winners of the 2015 Monochrome Awards Will Truly Inspire You (NSFW)

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The 2015 Monochrome Awards winners were recently announced, and while everyone is still fixated on how Nikon selected a poorly Photoshopped image, these will instead really inspire you–if you’re into black and white photography that is!

Check them out after the jump.

PS: If you’re really into black and white photography, you should send a pitch for La Noir Image.

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The Inspirational 2015 EyeTime Awards Winners


Emerging Talent Jury Winner
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Very recently, the Phoblographer served as a judge for the EyeTime photo awards that look to showcase photographers with emerging talent in the industry. The judging process has taken place and today Morpholio has announced the winners.

Below are the winners: who are all very inspirational. But also be sure to see the honorable mentions.

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The 2015 Neutral Density Awards Winning Photographs are Inspiring (NSFW)

Mexico, Baja California, Sea of Cortez. Scuba Divers at the bottom admiring a big school of Jacks forming a wall found at the protected marine area of Cabo Pulmo.

Mexico, Baja California, Sea of Cortez. Scuba Divers at the bottom admiring a big school of Jacks forming a wall found at the protected marine area of Cabo Pulmo.

All images in this post were used with permission from the Neutral Density awards.

Yesterday, the winners of the Neutral Density photography awards were announced. Now, apparently the images don’t need to be shot using a Neutral Density filter, but that doesn’t matter either way when many of the images are so incredibly inspiring. SOME IMAGES ARE NSFW!

If you’re looking for some inspiration to get your week started off right, check out the winners after the jump.

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Inspiration: The Winners of the 2014 Monochrome Photography Awards

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All images used with permission of the Monochrome awards.

Photographs in black and white are without a double inspirational and pull at certain strings in the human soul. So when we were told about the winners of the 2014 Monochrome awards and shown the images, we were stunned. The committee received over 7,000 submissions and photographer Neil Carver won the grand prize of $2,000.

The images from him and other photographers are after the jump.

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