2014 Sony World Photography Awards Open for Entries

WPO Website
The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, organized by the World Photography Organization, is now open for entries. Professional, amateur, youth and student photographers from across the world can enter their best work for free at www.worldphoto.org. Photographers will compete for a range of cash prizes and the latest digital imaging equipment from Sony. Overall winners will be announced in London on 30 April 2014.

Gauntlet: For the Love of Photography

by Gary Fong
Photographer: Skippy Sanchez, www.skippysanchez.com

What does a well-seasoned professional photographer do on his European vacation? Take Pictures! 

Gauntlet: Balancing a Strong Strobe with Ambient

By Gary Fong
Photographer: Dawn Pfaff
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Strong directional light can cause the subject to stand out from the background.  It can set a mood or bring contour to a two-dimensional image.