Mobile Photography / Art Competition – MIRA Mobile Prize 2020 – Open for Entries

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I am so proud to be a member of this esteemed mobile photography and art annual competition alongside,  Andrea Bigiarini, Gina Costa, Giulia Baita, Luis Octavio Costa and Dan Berman. Many thanks to Manuela Matos Monteiro for inviting me.

There six categories to enter in this competition and each artist may submit a total of three mobile images, per category. These include: Landscape, Portrait, Daily Life, Architecture, Minimal and Digital Art.

This is a free to enter competition. If your image is selected this will incur a charge of $36 administrative fee.

The opening exhibition of the MIRA Mobile Prize 2020 will be held in Oporto on 20 June 2020 in MIRA FORUM. The photos chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed and exhibited until 1 August 2020.

The Grand Prize winner will receive return paid for flights from a European capital to Porto. Full board for five nights and more.

We are also extremely excited to announce that all winning entries and runners up images will be available to purchase within our hugely successful Online Gallery (subject to contract).

The deadline for submission is 30th April 2020, so do hurry! The 50 works selected and the overall winner will be announced on June 5, 2020 here www.miramobileprize.com.

You can find out more here.

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Apple reveals the best Night mode photos shot on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max

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iPhone photographers around the world answered the call to participate in the Night mode photo challenge, sharing their captivating Night mode images shot on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. A curated panel of judges selected six winning photos from thousands of submissions worldwide. The winning images will be featured in a gallery on apple.com and Apple Instagram (@apple) and will appear globally on billboards.

The winning photographers represented countries from China, India, Russia and Spain, sharing their various perspectives of the beauty and colours of night in the cultures surrounding them.

Apple’s panel of judges included Malin Fezehai (US), Tyler Mitchell (US), Sarah Lee (UK), Alexvi Li (China), Darren Soh (Singapore), Phil Schiller, Kaiann Drance, Brooks Kraft, Jon McCormack and Arem Duplessis. Each shared their thoughts on what made these photos stand out from the pack.

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2020 Apple iPhone Night Mode Challenge – Open for Entries

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Apple is starting the new year by celebrating more captivating ways to shoot on iPhone with an all-new Night mode photo challenge. Users are invited to share their impressive Night mode images captured with iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Beginning today through January 29, Apple is in search of the most stunning Night mode shots from users around the world. A panel of select judges will evaluate submissions to reveal five winning photos on March 4.

The winning photos will be celebrated in a gallery on Apple Newsroom, apple.com and Apple Instagram (@apple). They may also appear in digital campaigns, at Apple Stores, on billboards, or in a third-party photo exhibition.

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MIRA Mobile Prize 2019 – 7th Edition – Competition Results

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I am delighted to congratulate all the participants and winners in this years MIRA Mobile Prize. I was fortunate once again to be a member of this jury along with, Andrea Bigiarini, Dan Berman, Gina Costa, Giulia Baita and Luis Octavio Costa and I have been so impressed with all the entries, each year the standard gets higher and higher. From five thousand images, to one overall winning image, one overall landscape winner and the best rated Portuguese winner. With a further fifty shortlisted images in addition to another 150 images, all will take part in an exhibition and book of this years MIRA prize.

The exhibition will open on Saturday 15 June 2019, 1600 at MIRA FORUM, Porto, Portugal.

On behalf of all our community of mobile photographers and artists, I would like to thank Manuela Matos Monteiro for creating this Exhibition for us all to enjoy and participate in! You can find more details about it here.

Many congratulations to all, including Tim Bingham, Sukru Mehmet Omur, Alexandra Cordeiro, Acurcio Moniz, Alisa Eykills, Augusto Lemos, Dorota Kowalczyk, Mariko Klug, Mateusz Gorny,  Adria Ellis, Basak Aytek, Cedric Blanchon, Erik Lieber, Lisa Mitchell, Patricia H Clarke, Anthony Ginns, Emilos Carols, Heather McAlister, Himanshu Roy, Paul Suciu, Renee Zanone, Will Delaney, Davide Crispino, Enzo Crispino, Jose Paulo Andrade, Katy Prikhodko, Maria Odete Correla, Martos Santos, Vera Carlotto, Paulo Pimenta, Virgo Aytekin, Christine Mignon, Glenn Homann, Manuela Basaldella, Marian Rubin, Massimilano Balo, Mateusz Jaszak, Piotr Benklewski, Claudine Watanabe, Gianluca Ricoveri, Heather McAlister, Helen Breznik, Isobel Afonso, Katlin Kiss, Peter Wilkin and Vladka Kacvarova.

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Photography Competition – WeatherPro sponsors “Weather Photographer of the Year 2019”

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WeatherPro, the all-new weather app and powerful weather platform, is delighted to sponsor “Weather Photographer of the Year 2019”. In the 4th edition of the global photography competition, the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) encourages talented photographers of all ages to submit their most beautiful weather images to be judged on Photocrowd.com.

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Apple Shot on iPhone Challenge – The 2019 Winners – Announced

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iPhone photographers around the world shared their best photos for Apple’s Shot on iPhone Challenge, capturing remarkable moments with the world’s most popular camera. The 10 selected winners will be featured on billboards in select cities, in Apple retail stores and online. The winning shots came from a range of models, from iPhone XS Max to iPhone 7, showcasing the quality of cameras across the line.

The top 10 winners came from countries including Singapore, Germany, Belarus, Israel and the US, highlighting the global community of iPhone photographers that participated. These photos capture colourful city scenery, curious animals, creative reflections, the beauty of the ordinary and more.

The international panel of judges includes Pete Souza, Austin Mann, Annet de Graaf, Luísa Dörr, Chen Man, Phil Schiller, Kaiann Drance, Brooks Kraft, Sebastien Marineau-Mes, Jon McCormack and Arem Duplessis — each one also writes up a little about why they selected the shot.

Many congratulations to all the winners including: Alex Jiang, Robert Glaser, LieAdi Darmawan, Bernard Antolin, Andrew Griswold, Elizabeth Scarrott, Dina Alfasi, Nikita Yarosh, Darren Soh, Blake Marvin and Alex Jiang.

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Mobile Movies – Moment Invitational Film Festival – $100k Up for Grabs

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The Moment Invitational is back for Season 4. This is their largest season yet with $100K in cash and gear for filmmakers, fifteen finalists flown to NYC for the premiere, ten amazing sponsors, five categories, and one massive contest to determine the people’s choice. Made by the filmmakers at Moment, this is the festival they’ve always wanted to enter.

Make a film. Get invited. Fund your next project.

There’s 30 days left to submit your film, go here to do so!

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Sony World Photography Awards reveal stunning shortlist for 2019 Open and Youth competitions

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The World Photography Organisation today reveals the shortlisted photographers for the Open and Youth competitions of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards, recognising the world’s best single images from 2018.  As one of the world’s largest and most prestigious global photography competitions, the Awards annually celebrate and promote the best contemporary photography from the past year across a wide variety of photographic genres.

Over 326,000 entries were submitted across the four competitions of the 2019 Awards, the highest ever number to date. The judges were impressed by the high standard of submissions and noted a wide range of creative approaches, influences and techniques throughout the shortlists.

Huge shout out to Sean Hayes one of the thirteen British shortlisted photographers (Sean is also an exclusive member of our online gallery, see his collection here).

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MIRA Mobile Photography Black and White Street Photography Competition – Deadline Extended

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The deadline has been extended for the MIRA Mobile Photography black and white street photography competition until 1 February 2019. This is a free to enter competition.

Click here to enter and find out more

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Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year – Deadline Approaching – Mobile Photography Category

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The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition is one of my annual highlights and this year, I am on the advisory panel of judges as well as being a media partner. There are many categories to enter but of course, hands down, our favourite is the Mobile Photography section.

It costs £6 to enter, per image and £2 of that will go to Action Against Hunger (registered charity).  There’s £5,000 (US $6,500) prize money waiting for the winner and in addition to that top prize you will be invited to a glittering VIP Awards evening at the world renowned Mall Galleries, London, SW1.  You will be provided with two nights bed and breakfast at the InterContinental London Park Lane, Hotel and much more…

There’s just 16 days left to get your entries in. Go here to enter

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