2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners See all winners galleries here. The grand prize winning photo. MERMAID: “I was fortunate to have encountered a humpback whale with her calf on my first day snorkeling near Japan’s Kumejima Island. Most of the time, the calf stayed close to her mom. At one point,the calf began jumping and tapping its tail on the water near us—it was very friendly and curious. Finally, the…

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The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

In his 1999 book Stardust, British author Neil Gaiman wonders if “we’re human because we look at the stars, or do we look at the stars because we’re human?”. The night sky has always fascinated us and drawn our gaze upwards – so it’s no surprise that it’s the subject of a photography competition organised by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England. The Insight Investment’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just recently announced the…

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Amazing Winners of the 2018 Siena International Photo Awards

Amazing Winners of the 2018 Siena International Photo Awards

The annual Siena International Photo Awards (SIPA) reveal parts of the world that go unknown to many. Now in their fourth year, the contest demonstrates an incredible range of subject matter, from amazing portraits of the animal kingdom to heart-wrenching photos of humanity to applaudable feats of architecture. The awe-inspiring pictures are in keeping with the mission of the contest. SIPA is hosted by Art Photo Travel, a non-profit organization whose mission involves “cultural initiatives aimed at spreading,…

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iCollection Lingerie, Season 2017-2018 [selected 332 photos]

iCollection Lingerie, Season 2017-2018 [selected 332 photos]

Let the Seduction Begin … Beautiful and classic, iCollection is almost unmatched in its lingerie range. Our selection includes everything from elegant steel-boned corsets to silky soft satin to seductive bras and panties. iCollection is a line of well crafted lingerie designed with the bold and adventurous woman in mind. From meticulously constructed corsets to playful teddies to sumptuous robes, we have something perfect for whatever her mood or intentions. we strive to fit our…

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FOTI No.001 – President Trump and First Lady Melania

FOTI No.001 – President Trump and First Lady Melania

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for Christmas shot. December 18, 2018, Washington Photograph: Newscom/Alamy Live News.   This is the first photo in a new rubric FOTI – Found on the internet. Read more here.

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New rubrics on Alafoto Blog

New rubrics on Alafoto Blog

Hello dear members and visitors! We are glad to introduce you three new rubrics on Alafoto Blog. Soon you will notice them as some posts will be published under new categories and with new marks. RAIN. It stands as RAre and INteresting. This rubric will be really interesting as some really rare, maybe unseen and interesting photos will be published in this category. FOTI. It means Found On The Internet. It will be a category with mostly documentary and historic photos,…

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Top Stars & Celebrities in Markus Klinko Amazing Portfolio

Top Stars & Celebrities in Markus Klinko Amazing Portfolio

Markus Klinko is an award-winning, international fashion/celebrity photographer and director, who has worked with many of today’s most iconic stars of film, music, and fashion. Klinko has photographed the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga, David Bowie, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Anne Hathaway, Kate Winslet, Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kim Kardashian, Naomi Campbell, and Iman. His editorial clients include Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, and Interview magazine. Brands such…

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Rembrandt, Vermeer and Caravaggio or David Edmonson?

Rembrandt, Vermeer and Caravaggio or David Edmonson?

When you view the work of David Edmonson, a myriad of thoughts rush through your mind. Is it digital? Is it a composite? How are the expressions achieved? What does the photograph remind me of? How does he do it? All is revealed at The Nikon AIPP Event. At the tender age of 64, David has no intention of retiring and is still winning major awards, both in the USA and Australia. You may recognise…

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Frank Herfort’s Cinematic Stories and Russian Tales

Frank Herfort’s Cinematic Stories and Russian Tales

Cinematic, dream-like shots. German photographer Frank Herfort has spent over a decade photographing the insides of various public spaces throughout Russia and Eastern Europe—spaces that, incidentally, are lacking a public. An architectural photographer by trade, Herfort’s personal work pays homage to the old-fashioned, Stalinist decor that still consumes many Russian interiors. Yet Herfort’s work brings a modern twist, seemingly imported from the outside, that eradicates markers of time or context and persuades the viewer to…

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