Any traveler or travel photographer will tell how important it is to respect the places that you are going.
It applies as much for natural surroundings as it applies for sacred manmade places, and it is the latter of these which are having to prohibit photography because of disrespectful tourist photographers who do not abide by this fundamental rule.
As per Naver Matome and Kyoto Hotel Search, Buddhist temples located in Kyoto are prohibiting photography because of the way travelers are acting at the temple premises. All these beautiful manmade locations beg to be photographed. Tourists are not just bothering those who are visiting the temples on pilgrimage, some are even going as far as blocking the pathways with huge tripods and taking stroll through gardens which are off-limits to receive unique perspectives. Continue reading →
An international exhibit of the best in nature photography is all set to feature at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery from March 28 to May 30. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, launched in the year 1965, is now in its fiftieth year and has got 42000 entries from ninety six different nations.
100 winning photos from the most recent contest have been showcased at the Natural History Museum, London, since late 2014 as well as Plymouth has been selected as one of 10 British places to arrange the exhibit on it their world tour. Peter Smith, the Deputy Council Leader, told that they are very happy to be included on the tour and hope people would make the most of this scope to see some of the world’s best wildlife photography while it is on display in Plymouth.
Mark Tosdevin, Museums manager, said that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is the leading event of its kind for nature photographers and it is really grown in stature over the years. The resulting exhibit attracts millions and millions of visitors throughout the world and offers inspiring images which highlight the diversity and variety of the natural world. Continue reading →
The officials of the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park are poking out nature photography lovers with a weekend of events next month. The Nature Photography Weekend at this Kentucky park will go from 24th to 26th April.
The events would include a twenty-four hour digital contest. The photographers who have all skills and levels could select helpful suggestions from the guest speakers. Also, there will be classes for accomplished and amateur photographers. The changes will be US$ 40 each person.
This year, the speaker will include Daniel Dempster and Kendall Chiles. Kendall is University of Tennessee and the Smoky Mountain Field School’s photography instructor. Daniel has conducted workshops and also guided photography tours all across the country. He is well known for all his photographs of lighthouses and horse races. According to the Park officials, a registration is needed and seat is limited to hundred participants.
Meanwhile, the shortlisted candidates for the 8th Sony World Photography Awards were declared previous month, exhibiting the best in World photography by pros as well as youths and everyone. Continue reading →