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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021 shortlist revealed

Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNN

Breathtaking images of a lavender field lit up by the Milky Way, a panorama of Iceland’s Northern Lights over a frozen estuary, and a hazy sunrise in Shanghai are among those shortlisted for this year’s 2021’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Limitations on travel may have been in place for millions of people globally this past year, but amateur and professional photographers have still managed to capture stunning images from our planet and beyond.

Now in its 13th year, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year is run by London’s Royal Observatory Greenwich.

“Despite all

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The 2021 Pulitzer Prizes for Photography Have Been Revealed

Columbia University today announced the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. For the second — and the organization hopes last — year, the awards were announced remotely.

Among the multiple categories, two are dedicated to photography: Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography. This year, the Associated Press took both awards.

Photographer Emilio Morenatti, who is the AP’s chief photographer in Spain, won the feature photography Pulitzer Prize for his “poignant series of photographs” that depicts the lives of the elderly in Spain struggling during the Coronavirus pandemic. Morenatti has spent more than 30 years

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The World’s 15 Best Stargazing Spots Revealed: Photography Awards

“Stargazing is connecting with something that goes beyond ourselves and our understanding,” says Dan Zafra, editor of Capture the Atlas, a travel and photography website. Every year, Capture the Atlas recognizes the best photographs of our galaxy in the Milky Way Photographer of the Year awards and in doing so, reveals some of the best starwatching spots on the planet.

“Our goal is to raise awareness about the beauty of the night skies,” says Zafra, who also aims to inspire “not only photographers who want to capture the stars, but anybody who want to have an experience outdoors gazing

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