Photography Competition – Last Call for Entries – Renaissance Photography Prize

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Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

Now in its eighth year, the prize is looking to discover talent and celebrate the best in photography, giving image makers access to new opportunities and a world-wide audience for their work.

Entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry’s most influential photography critics, as well as being exhibited in Getty Images Gallery, London, UK.

Photographers can enter single images and/or series of work. The competition is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries.

Deadline for entry is 23:59+1 GMT – 12 June 2015

All profit from entry fees is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK.

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#RePicture Competition Open For Entries

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Getty Images and iStock have teamed up to create a new international photography competition, #RePicture.

The competition aims to challenge how we photograph the world and find ways to subvert stereotypical imagery across the globe.

Originally launched at this year’s Cannes Lions festival in France, #RePicture is inspired by the success of Getty Images’ recent partnership with Lean In, an organisation that champions creative opportunities for women.

Open to amateur and semi-professional photographers and creatives worldwide, the competition offers prizes from Canon, and the chance to get on board as a Getty Images contributor.

“We feel passionately that images have the power to change the way people view the world.” says Andy Saunders, senior vice president for Creative at Getty Images in a press statement. “We’re excited to launch this competition and not just continue with our aim of breaking down existing visual stereotypes, but also to discover ground-breaking new creative talent around the world”.

He adds: “Getty Images has always been committed to creating imagery that presents a more authentic view for our customers– everywhere from Tokyo to Toronto.”

The judging panel includes Severin Matusek, from photo sharing community EyeEm; Toshiya Kono from Japanese advertising company Hakuhodo; Getty Images’ Pam Grossman; and Jessica Bennett from Lean In.

The contest is open for entries from 01 October to 20 November 2014. Winners will be announced in the first week of December.

For more details about the competition and to enter, visit the #RePicture website.

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Samsung SMART Camera and Getty Images Launch Industry Leading Global Partnership

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Samsung Electronics and the global digital media company Getty Images, today announced a new partnership at the annual Samsung European Forum. Samsung and Getty Images have joined forces with the single-minded ambition to help people across the world share their stories through the power of photography. “Partnering with an iconic brand like Getty Images is … Read more Samsung SMART Camera and Getty Images Launch Industry Leading Global Partnership

Tickle Your Fancy – Our Latest New Section – #2

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Welcome back to our second post in our new section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’. We launched this last week and it’s already becoming very popular. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are … Read more Tickle Your Fancy – Our Latest New Section – #2

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