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September 2019

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #8 - STREET

SAN DIEGO, CA, Release: September 18, 2019. For Immediate Release.

All About Photo is launching its AAP Magazine #8 photo contest. The eighth printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Street". The contest invites everyone with a creative spirit to send photographs - series preferably - capturing the essence of the urban lifestyle.

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #8 - STREET

© Jenna Mulhall-Brereton - Merit Award AAP Magazine #6 B&W

The contest is open to any capture method or process, whether digital or analog, including monochromatic toning.

Encyclopedia Britannica defines Street photography has "a genre that records everyday life in a public place."

For a full list of eligibility criteria visit the contest page.

May 2019

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #7 - Wild Contest

MIAMI, FL, Release: May 18, 2019. For Immediate Release.

A stunning photo, titled "The Wild Mara" captured by Anup Shah (United Kingdom) has been selected over thousands of submissions to be the cover image of the next AAP Magazine #7 WILD.

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #7 - Wild Contest

© Anup Shah - 1st Place Winner AAP Magazine #7 WILD

Anup spent his entire childhood in Kenya at a time when wildlife was on his doorstep. There, he got enchanted by the wide open spaces where you can almost touch the sky. Quickly, he got fascinated by animals living free and wild in these pristine landscapes. As he grew up, his compulsion to photograph wild animals in their space became stronger and stronger. Came the tipping point and he had made the transition to become a full time wildlife photographer.

He received the National Geographic call that most photographers dream of for his first assignment for the magazine in 2003. This was followed by seven more full length stories and having nearly 100 features in every major magazine in the world.

The photographs featured here are from his book called The Mara, published by The Natural History Museum (London). It is an attempt to have the viewer feel what it is like to be intimate with wild animals and thereby feel a primeval connection. The distinctive style of photography is characterized by an unusual perspective that serves to impart immediacy, intimacy, involvement and inclusion. The viewer might as well be immersed in the private space of a wild animal, mentally, emotionally, and intellectually, breathing the special air of the wild.

Anup was featured in The World’s Top Wildlife Photographers book (Rotovision) and in Horzu magazine as one of the five best wildlife photographers in the world. He is one of the ten ‘Masters’ featured in the book, Masters of Nature Photography (Natural History Museum).

Melvin Pirard (Belgium) won the second place and Pedro Jarque (Peru) won the third.

For a full list visit the winners gallery.

April 2019

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #7 - WILD

MIAMI, FL, Release: April 10, 2019. For Immediate Release.

All About Photo is launching its AAP Magazine #7 photo contest. The seventh printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Wild". The contest invites everyone with a creative spirit to send photographs - series preferably - illustrating their understanding of the theme: Wild animals, inhabited lands, unruly emotions or behavior, stormy weather... the definitions of wild are broad and can relate to animal, vegetable or mineral images.

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #7 - WILD

© Don Jacobson - Merit Award AAP Magazine #5 Colors

The contest is open to any capture method or process, whether digital or analog, including monochromatic toning.

For a full list of eligibility criteria visit the contest page.

April 2019

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #6 - B&W Contest

MIAMI, FL, Release: April 5, 2019. For Immediate Release.

A stunning photo, titled "Recollected Memories" captured by Jackson Patterson (United States) has been selected over thousands of submissions to be the cover image of the next AAP Magazine #6 B&W.

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #6 - B&W Contest

© Jackson Patterson - 1st Place Winner AAP Magazine #6 - B&W

Chicago based artist Jackson Patterson began his process in Arizona where he grew up. Exposed to the expansive landscapes throughout the West Jackson laid foundation for his appreciation for the land and the human story within it. Patterson’s images breathe insight into representation, fabrication, visual language, as well as family and the relationship of people and the earth.

Jackson has been exhibiting his unique photomontages and photographs throughout the US, Asia, and Europe since 2000. His work is in various private collections and in the Paul Sack Collection at the SFMOMA. He was recently awarded the Renaissance Photography Prize 2013 for best single image, was a Photo Lucida Critical Mass top 50 photographer in 2015, and All About Photo Awards 2nd place winner in 2016. Jackson’s work is currently represented by Jules Maeght Gallery in San Francisco, and Galerie Bessieres in Paris, France.)

Ron Cooper (United States) won the second place and takeo hirose (Japan) won the third.

For a full list visit the winners gallery.

March 2019

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #6 - B&W

MIAMI, FL, Release: March 1, 2019. For Immediate Release.

All About Photo is launching its AAP Magazine #6 photo contest. The seventh printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Black & White". The contest invites everyone with a creative spirit to send photographs - series preferably - illustrating their understanding of the theme: Black and white photography evokes poetry, nostalgia. The timelessness of black and white images focuses on its subjects, highlights contrasts, lines and enhances the power of light.

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #6 - B&W

© Joshua Sariñana - Merit Award AAP Magazine #4 Shapes

The contest is open to any B&W photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, landscapes, nature, wildlife, urban, architecture, fashion, fine art or documentary photography.

For a full list of eligibility criteria visit the contest page.

October 2018

All About Photo Launches ALL ABOUT PHOTO AWARDS 2019

MIAMI, FL, Release: October 20, 2018. For Immediate Release.

All About Photo invites photographers from around the world to enter the "All About Photo Awards 2019, The Mind's Eye". In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye competition which is in it's 4th year, investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image. Five winners will receive $10,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition.

All About Photo Launches ALL ABOUT PHOTO AWARDS 2019

© Tariq Zaidi - 1st Place Winner / Photographer of the Year 2018

All winners will have their work published/showcased on the website Dodho Magazine, Be-Art Magazine, Daylighted, All About Photo Winners Gallery and AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2019". In addition, a selection of entrants of particular merit will be invited to display their portfolio on the All About Photo website.

The entrant photographs will be evaluated by a panel of world-renowned jurors composed of 10 photographers and industry professionals: John Rankin, Elisabeth Avedon, Henry Horenstein, Laura Geiser, Alex Cammarano, Anna Van Lenten, Tariq Zaidi, Ann Jastrab, Maxim Panés and Sandrine Hermand-Grisel.

Eligible contestants can visit www.all-about-photo.com to submit photographs. The contest will accept photo submissions from November 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019, at 12 p.m. EST (U.S.). Entries must be in digital format and must be submitted electronically.

"To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

For a full list of eligibility criteria and older pictures of winning images visit the contest page.

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September 2018

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #5 - COLORS

MIAMI, FL, Release: September 30, 2018. For Immediate Release.

All About Photo is launching its AAP Magazine #5 photo contest. The fifth printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Colors". The contest invites everyone with a creative spirit to send photographs - series preferably - both where colors may not just influence the pictures, but where it may also be the subject solely.

All About Photo Launches AAP MAGAZINE #5 - COLORS

© MdTanveer Rohan - Merit Award AAP Magazine #3 Travels

The contest is open to any color photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, landscapes, nature, wildlife, urban, architecture, fashion, fine art or documentary photography.

"Life is a stream of colors. Red, blue, yellow, and all the possible combinations in between these primary colors without forgetting black and white surround us everywhere."

For a full list of eligibility criteria visit the contest page.

September 2018

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #3 - Travels Contest

MIAMI, FL, Release: September 18, 2018. For Immediate Release.

A stunning photo, titled "Waiting for..." captured by Valerio Nicolosi of Italy has been selected over thousands of submissions to be the cover image of the next AAP Magazine #3 Travels.

All About Photo Announces Winners of the AAP MAGAZINE #3 - Travels Contest

© Valerio Nicolosi - 1st Place Winner AAP Magazine #3 Travels

Vladimir Nosalskiy of Russian Federation won the second place and Paolo Nigris of United States won the third.

For a full list visit the winners gallery.

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