This video shows photography during and after World War II that was not yet seen. But is only a small part of an historical documentary about photography. You can find out more about “The Genius of Photography” on the BBC website. Follow the story of photography in BBC Four’s six-part series ‘The Genius of Photography’. See some of the most famous photographs ever taken and find out more about what made them so very special.
For US citizens I found an interesting contest with really nice prises:The Rainforest Alliance Picture Sustainability. The winner will not only win a Fujifilm Finepix S100fs 11.1MP Digital Camera with 14.3x Wide Angle Dual Image Stabilized Optical Zoom, but also a trip for two (2) to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands and a wildlife photography book. Fi’ve first prize winners will receive the Fujifilm Finepix S100fs 11.1MP Digital Camera with 14.3x Wide Angle Dual Image Stabilized Optical Zoom and the Art Wolfe wildlife photography book (plus Rainforest Alliance membership). Up to seven (7) honorable mention winners will receive the and Art Wolfe wildlife photography book and Rainforest Alliance membership. The contest deadline has been extended to March 30, 2008, 4pm EST. To enter enter the contest you must complete the on-line submission form and submit your original photograph electronically at www.raphotocontest.org. There you will also find more details about the … Read more
The Art of Photography Show 2008 is a world-class international exhibition featuring all forms of photographic art — images shot on film, shot digitally, unaltered shots, alternative process, mixed media, digital manipulations, montages, photograms, etc. The Art of Photography Show will be exhibited at the two-level Lyceum Theatre Gallery, a perfect venue for exhibiting a large showcase of awesome photographic art. The online entry process is very easy, simply filling out a short registration form and then uploading your JPEG image files. Due to numerous requests for a little more time, we have extended the entry deadline to March 3rd at 11:59 pm (California Time). Entry Fee: $25 for the first entry, $10 for each additional entry. There is no limit to the number of entries an artist may enter. Artists who entered work in any previous Art of Photography Show or the Art of Digital Show will receive a … Read more