Sky Arts Unveils €150,000 Masters of Photography Prize

Sky Arts, part of the Sky TV package in the UK has unveiled a competition to search for the next ‘Master of Photography.’ Have you entered yet?

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There’s a gigantic prize for the winner of €150,000. That’s more than enough to buy several of the latest Phase One bodies. Unfortunately it’s only open to Continue reading

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There’s a Guinness World Record for Taking the most Selfies in One Hour, and this Guy is Trying to Break it.

Did you know there’s a Guinness World Record for taking the most selfies in one hour? We didn’t until this morning, but apparently increasing imagery of yourself in an already duck-face saturated world is a thing now. At least so according to Bhanu Prakash of Hyperabad.

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According to the Guinness’ the record is currently held by Patrick Peterson and NBC Sports of the USA and stands at a whopping Continue reading

How do you Make a Prize Winning Photograph?

To coincide with the launch of their new photography prize, Source, the Ireland based contemporary photography magazine have commissioned a short film called ‘How do you Make a Prize Winning Photograph?’ A question most of us have probably asked themselves at one point or another.

The short generally makes little to no sense at all, like a lot of contemporary photography without context, however filmmaker Richard West has done a great job of at least sprinkling a hint of inspiration into two minutes.

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Entry into Solas Prize costs $30 and there is $11,500 prize money available with the prospect of two exhibitions.