There has been an immeasurable number of brilliant photos uploaded to Photocrowd contests recently, and we always love to find out more about the stories behind all of the crowd's great work. So, this week is another turn for our '3 winners' series, and we have some intriguing stories behind photos…
Bokeh. It's the unofficial festive photography form, and it's also the theme for this month's Photocrowd assignment contest, Let it glow! For those who want to find out more about this beautiful and glowing photographic genre, we've assembled 7 useful resources from around the web to help you on yo…
The latest in our '3 winners' series revisits the triumphant works of Eric Mariette, Tilly Meijer and Paul Makin, prizewinners in the Weirdness, Dark matters and Documentary contests respectively. From a rampaging woman-in-silky-robe, to a majestically silhouetted horse, to a perfectly captured fal…
It's been a week since the results of October's 'Dark matters' assignment - how time flies. Our latest blog post follows up on this fascinating silhouette-themed contest with an overview written by its expert judge, Patricia Baker-Cassidy, founder of the Oxford gallery, Art Jericho.
With both Movember and the First World War commemorations high on the global agenda this month, we thought we'd meet them somewhere in the middle with a photo collection connecting the two events.
Armistice Day is of course on Tuesday next week, so here are 11 famous moustaches of the WWI era to c…
We're bracing ourselves for Halloween at Photocrowd Towers. The gremlins have crawled through the cobwebbed archives to unearth some creepy classics.
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It was great to catch up with Steve, James and Mark - winners of three recent Photocrowd contests - so that they could tell us the unique stories behind their excellent photographs. This week's blog post takes us on a diverse trip through the snowy mountains near Sarajevo, the hustle and bustle of …
2014 has been quite a year for pet photographer Sophie Gamand: her Wet Dog series went viral and later won her one of the most prestigious awards in the industry - the Sony World Photography Awards. In this interview Sophie talks to us about her amazing year, how it has affected her life and work, …
The work of documentary and reportage photographer Stuart Freedman has won many awards and has been published in such magazines as Time, Life and The Sunday Times magazine. In this fascinating interview Stuart discusses the thrills and ethics of his job.
Twice the expert vote winner on Photocrowd (Crowds and Put in their place), Andy Ferrington is a brilliant and fascinating travel photographer, and today we are excited to publish our interview with him. Enjoy:
Recent Photocrowd winners share stories behind their winning images, and love is in the air as we have some stunning wedding shots for you and an ingenious idea for a wedding invitation.
A few months ago Iveta Šmidtova dazzled Photocrowd with her pin-up photography and won both the crowd and the expert votes in our Vintage & Retro contest. Below is our interview with Iveta, in which we ask her our traditional seven photography questions.
Winners of Youth, Crowds and Make your own luck contests share stories behind their winning images.
Scottish photographer Roddy McKenzie has been the winner of the expert vote on Photocrowd twice (Festivals and The colour white). His images, most of which are shot in black and white, are often haunting and are always memorable. In this blog post we share our interview with Roddy and showcase his …
To coincide with the launch of Photocrowd's wedding photography contest, our expert judge Sam Docker shares his professional wisdom on how best to approach and prepare for photographing a wedding.
Recent Photocrowd winners tell stories of their winning shots.
Landscape photographer Lee Acaster is one of the most popular photographers on our site with four Photocrowd wins to his name, three of them from the Crowd Vote. Here Lee tells us about his photography habits and inspirations.
We go down memory lane and remember some of our favourite images and Expert reviews from past Photocrowd contests. Read more for moody skies, laughing children and elephants crossed with crocodiles.
Recent Photocrowd winners share the stories behind their winning images.
We pick some of our favourite images and judges' reviews from past Photocrowd contests. You can share your thoughts, agree or disagree with our judges as well as suggest your own favourites in the comments below.
Winners of 'The colour white' and 'Straight lines' contests discuss the hows, wheres and whys of their winning images.
Recent Photocrowd winners share stories behind their winning images.
We've put together a selection of some of our favourite images and reviews from past Photocrowd contests. Share your thoughts on the photos, and feel free to agree or disagree with our judges' takes on them in the comments section below. And you can find our previous selections here.
In our new blog feature Photocrowd winners from the previous week discuss where, how, and why they took their winning images.
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