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From the beauty of tranquility to motocross: We announce our November POTD monthly winners

We love peaceful images as much as we love the more adventurous shots, and perhaps more so during this reflective time of the year. This month's winners begin with two wonderful images that fall in that category, followed by a terrific motocross shot and finally two wonderfully playful bird shots.

The battle between Canon and Nikon also continues. For any of you who didn't see...

From Kenya to the Florida Keys: Our October Photo of the Day monthly winners impress!

It's that time again to unveil the monthly winners for our Photo of the Day contest. This October saw some real standout photographs pass through our doors, and we had a tougher time than usual narrowing them down and casting our final votes.

Ultimately we were able to whittle it down to the five worthy photographs shown below, all outstanding in their own right and on any...

The glories of nature: We announce our September Photo of the Day monthly winners

Sometimes our monthly Photo of the Day contest winners and runners-up have a common theme to them. We certainly don't plan it that way - we simply vote on the ones we like and then the votes are tallied. But when it happens, it's interesting to take note of it.

This month, the central theme is clear -- nature! And we have some splendid examples of nature photography on display...

Infrared magic, hot air balloons and enchanting landscapes: Our August POTD monthly winners!

A few weeks ago we posted a news piece about an interesting statistic regarding our Photo of the Day contest - namely that 57 out of the past 60 winners and placers were shot with either Canon or Nikon DSLRs. That trend continues this month with two Canon and two Nikon DSLRs taking home placements, but there's one notable exception:

Bob Jensen's first place image was taken with...

Revenge of the DSLRs: What our winningest photographers shoot with and why

 
 

I wrote an article about a month ago, about how so many formerly "niche" camera types are growing in popularity and market share relative to traditional camera categories. It's a trend we've definitely seen developing over the past few years, in what we see coming into the lab to review, and also in direct reader...

The beauty of summertime: We crown our July Photo of the Day monthly winners

Photography is fun any time of the year, but the summer sure is a good time to catch the light. And while there's no guarantee that all of these contest-placing images below were actually shot in the summer months, they all seem to share a vibrancy that lends itself to a summertime theme.

We're proud to crown our contest prize winners and worthy runners-up for the month of...

Bracket fungus, flowers and flight: We present our June POTD contest winners

We have a nice variety of prize winning photographs to showcase for the month of June! From a gorgeous shot of colorful fungus to a really great shot of barbed plant life from Steve Webb, these images are worth taking a look at.

The top three winners from this month all receive gift certificates from Adorama of $300, $200 and $100, respectively, so if you've been on the fence...

One Enchanted Winner: We announce our Photo of the Month award winners for May

It's that time again when we have the honor of announcing our worthy Photo of the Month award winners. The quality of incoming submissions has been very high lately, and we're grateful to all of you who submit photos to our contest as it makes our job much more enjoyable.

To those of you who were awarded a daily winner in May but didn't make the podium here, please know that...

Climb your own mountain: NatGeo Photographer Cory Richards offers your weekly dose of inspiration


 
 

Adventure photographer Cory Richards might be just 33 years old, but take one look at his many achievements and it's clear that this is not a man who's afraid to stray outside his comfort zone.  Not only have his creations been published by the likes of National Geographic Magazine and the New York Times, but he's...

Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 competition open for entries

 
 

After an impressive winning showcase in 2013, with photographer Timothy Allen taking the top prize, the Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) photo contest is now open again to new entrants for 2014!

The competition is open to any and all photographers from around the world with experience ranging from amateur to...

Black & White photos steal the show: We vote in our April Photo of the Month winners

We tend to be happier when there's good variety in our Photo of the Day monthly winners. A portrait here, a landscape there and perhaps a new take on an animal photo or even something extreme. But it's also interesting to note when there's a commonality to the winners of any given month, and this month we noticed one big obvious: all three prize winning photographs are black and...

Sony World Photography Awards winners announced

 
Photo: Sara Naomi Lewkowicz.

The winners of the Sony World Photography awards were announced yesterday, including three winners from the US. The contest covers 14 professional categories, ranging from architecture to travel, and three categories for open submissions, students, and youth photographers.

Contemporary Issues...

Who’s our Top Shot? We crown our Photo of the Month winners for March

It's that time again, folks, when we have the honor of honoring you, our best photographers.

Below are our distinguished winners from March in our Photo of the Day contest. Thanks to everyone who entered, as your awesome photographs make our jobs all the more enjoyable, and give your fellow readers the pleasure of enjoying the fruits of your craft.

The top three winners all...

Ricoh and CNN team up for Theta giveaway and contest

 
 

When you think of a photojournalist, what kind of camera do you picture them using? It’s probably nothing like the Ricoh Theta.

Ricoh and CNN are teaming up for the Spherical Report 360 contest. Aspiring local reporters (or anybody, really) can submit an essay (360 words or less) about why they deserve a Ricoh Theta,...

Our February Photo Of The Day monthly winners have been selected - See who took home the top honors!

We here at The Imaging Resource are lucky to have a community of wonderful photographers who send us stunning photographs each and every month for our Photo Of The Day contest. At the end of each month we have the honor of voting for which of these beautiful photos will win top honors and take home the prizes, but it's often a difficult task, given just how many good photos we...

Are you a good photographer? Enter our Photo Of The Day contest! (we offer tips to help you win)

 
 

Ah… to support yourself with your craft. Now that is a dream many artists aspire to and so few achieve. But just getting recognition for your talents and winning awards is also fulfilling, especially when accompanied by a nice prize to go along with the recognition.

Our Photo Of The Day contest is a great chance for...

The search for the United Kingdom’s worst holiday photography

 
Definitely a terrible photo.

Who hasn’t taken a bad photo while on vacation? We all have at one time or another. And who hasn't looked at one of those awful photos and thought, 'This is so bad it should win a prize.' Now your loser photo can be a winner, thanks to the travel savvy — though not photo smart — folks at the ...

The GIF animation is now officially an art form, thanks to first Motion Photography Prize

Back in the day when the internet was young, when websites consisted mostly of text and hyperlinks, and when so-called 'modems' made funny noises, there was little multi-media going on in the WWW. Despite a lack of high-definition video and modern compression algorithms, the bandwidth of a typical mid-nineties 14.4k dial-up connection would've...

White House News Photographer Association names Astrid Riecken 2014 Eyes of History Still Photographer of the Year

 
 

The White House News Photographer Association has held its annual "Eyes of History" photography competition, and has awarded two photographers top honors. Astrid Riecken has been named “Photographer of the Year” and Getty's Win McNamee has won “Political Photo of the Year” for a shot of President Obama.

Riecken not...

Thomson Reuters and Nokia team up for photo contest to “empower women”

 
 

The Thomson Reuters Foundation and Nokia have teamed up for a new photography competition, one specifically aimed at "empowering women around the world through the power of images." And while there might not be a large prize purse at the end, the contest is aimed at aspiring photographers and photojournalists, and the...