📰 Photography News Digest 📰

“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.”
– Ralph Hattersley

Photo by Alex Jiang

Winners of Apple’s Latest ‘Shot on iPhone’

After a controversial start, Apple has announced the winners of its ‘Shot on iPhone’ contest. Running from January to February a panel of notable photographers and editors have selected the 10 best photos from around the world shot on iPhone devices. You can see the winner’s here.

Adobe Inc.

20% Off Creative Cloud Subscriptions

If you’ve been on the fence about buying into the Creative Cloud App Subscription model, you might be interested to know that their All Apps Creative Cloud plan (Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, Premiere Pro, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign) is on sale for just $39.99/month. That’s a savings of $13/month. Not too shabby and they rarely have sales. Now might be the time to bite the bullet. You can find out more on their website.

February’s PIXEO Photo Challenge Winner

Congratulations to Gonzalo Ruiz Calavera for winning a $50 Amazon Gift Card in February’s PIXEO Photo Challenge. He will be featured in an upcoming edition of the PIXEO Pulse and our blog. Stay tuned!

Photo by Gonzalo Ruiz Calavera
Photo by Dunphasizer CC by-sa

20% Off Creative Cloud Subscriptions

If you’ve been on the fence about buying into the Creative Cloud App Subscription model, you might be interested to know that their All Apps Creative Cloud plan (Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, Premiere Pro, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign) is on sale for just $39.99/month. That’s a savings of $13/month. Not too shabby and they rarely have sales. Now might be the time to bite the bullet. You can find out more on their website.


🏆  Photo Challenge Finalist 🏆

Please note all photos below are low res and watermarked to protect intellectual property rights.
Photo by Doug Golupski

Doug Golupski’s amazing infrared shot of the Hollywood Reservoir with the city in the background is our favourite shot this week.

Doug is now in the running to win March’s PIXEO Photo Challenge!

You can follow Doug on Instagram here 👉 @dougolupski

Find this photo location in Los Angelas, CA, USA


📸 Top Photo Destinations of the Week 📸

Al Shaheed Park, Kuwait City

Al Shaheed Park in Kuwait City - Photo by newbieshots
Photo by newbieshots
Newbieshots takes us to Al Shaheed park. This park is located on the periphery of Kuwait city and narrates the story of a land, it’s history and culture. The park consists of 200,000 m2 of greenery, making it the largest urban park in Kuwait.
See this photo’s location in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Lone Belgian Tree

Photo by Michel Bricteux

We can’t resist a lone tree at sunset and apparently neither can Michel Bricteux. Michel’s shot from the Belgian countryside is awesome and we love the subtle path leading us into the frame. Great work Michel!

Follow Michel on Instagram 👉@mbricteux

See this photo’s location in Engis, Belgium


 Amphitheatre of Catania

Photo by Srijit Bhaumick

Srijit Bhaumick shares some of the most amazing locations from around the world and this week does not disappoint. This photo is of the Amphitheatre of Catania, an imposing structure built in the Roman Imperial period. Likely dating from the 2nd century AD, it can be found on the northern edge of the ancient city at the base of the Montevergine hill.

Follow Srijit on Instagram 👉 @srijit1

See this photo’s location in Catania, Italy



Rissers Beach Boardwalk

Photo by Karen Andjelic

Karen Andjelic is back with this great shot of Rissers Beach Boardwalk at sunrise. The cotton candy colours of this sky are a wonder to behold!

Follow Karen on Instagram 👉 @karenandjelicphotography

See this photo’s location in Green Bay, NS, Canada


Abandoned Spanish House

Photo by Ashley Garvin

Ashley Garvin shares an abandoned house located in Spain. This is off the trail for the Ronda Bridge viewpoint. Judging by the photo and Ashley’s description this is a bit difficult to get to but worth the challenge. Remember, if you visit this spot, be careful!

Follow Ashley on Instagram 👉 @ash.garvin

See this photo’s location in Guadalevín, Málaga, Spain


Sheringham Point Lighthouse

Photo by Shawn M. Kent

Another from my visit to Vancouver Island this past week. This is Sheringham Point Lighthouse. A beautiful 1912 lighthouse along the southwest coast of the island,

You can follow me on Instagram here 👉 @shawnmkent

See the location of this photo in Shirley, BC, Canada


🏢 Meanwhile at PIXEO HQ 🏢

Well after being on the road for two weeks, this week is all about catching up, catching up on email, blog posts and photo processing. We’re thrilled we get to award another $50 Amazon Gift Card to Gonzalo and will be reaching out to do an interview this week. In the meantime, we can’t wait to see what you all submit for March.  Keep those shots coming!

Shawn.Kent

Shawn M. Kent is the creator of the PIXEO App and shares responsibility for running PIXEO Inc, with his wife Lisette Kent. By day he is the Public Affairs Chief Warrant Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces and in his free time he is a landscape photographer and father.


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