Photography things to do this weekend: August 11-13

World Press Photo Exhibition Head to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to view the entire collection of winning images from the 60th World Press Photo Contest. The images on show were selected from 80,408 images made by 5,034…

Fascinating before and after images of refugee crisis epicentre

Reportage photographer Kevin McElvaney discovered his passion for photography during his studies and travels. He wanted document the places he visited and the people he encountered. That passion initially steered him toward freelance jobs photographing live music gigs and sports…

EyeEm unveils 2017 Photography Awards finalists

Online photographic community EyeEm has revealed its pick of the top 100 entries in its 2017 Photography Awards contest, which saw more than 88,000 photographers submit over 590,000 images.

“Burka bus seats” photo angers fascist Facebook group

An anti-immigrant Facebook group in Norway by the name of Fedrelandet viktigst “Fatherland first” has been in burka uproar after a photo of some empty bus seats were shared to the page. The controversial photo sparked a flurry of damning comments after…

Striking volcano shot scoops Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

Sergio Tapiro Velasco of Mexico has won the top spot in this year's prestigious National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition with an incredible shot of lightning striking an erupting volcano, beating thousands of other entries from participants in…