Archive for September, 2012

Mark Isaac – Media Composites

“Twitraits” are composite portraits of the individuals with the most Twitter followers, drawn from their most widely viewed online image results.

The “Campaign Portraits 2012” series includes composite portraits of the 2012 Presidential candidates based on their top online image results.

Photographer’s Website

KAREN KNORR: India Song

Karen KnorrThe Queen's Room, Zanana, Udaipur City Palace

Karen Knorr celebrates the rich visual culture, the foundation myths and stories of northern India, focusing on Rajasthan and using sacred and secular sites to consider caste, femininity and its relationship to the animal world.

Photographer’s Website

Foto Week DC Youth Contest

http://youth.fotodc.org/

Do you have an amazing photo your want to share? Want to win great prizes? Enter the 5th Annual FotoWeekDC Youth Photo Contest, presented by The Washington Post and FotoWeek DC, for a chance to show off your winning photo!

WHO CAN ENTER: Any student K-12 living in DC, Maryland, or Virginia
Parental permission is required to register and upload photos online.

If you are a finalist, you will receive your award at a special reception! Think you have a winning photo? Enter today!

CATEGORIES: People, Animals, Landscape, School Life, Social Change

1. PEOPLE: Portraits, candids, family, friends, etc.
2. ANIMALS: Household pets, backyard wildlife, zoo animals, farm animals, ect.
3. LANDSCAPE: Rural and urban scenery
4. SCHOOL LIFE: School Life: Learning & interaction with teachers, teams and sports, activities at school.
5. SOCIAL CHANGE: Making the world a better place. For a more detailed description, see Official Rules. To learn more about how youth can create change using photography, visit our partner, Critical Exposure, at www.criticalexposure.org.

PRIZES: $100 for 1st place winners and $50 for honorable mentions
$250 cash prize for “Best in Show” winner
Awards ceremony and reception for winners and their families
Photo displayed at The Washington Post and FotoDC.org
Cash prizes totaling $2,500