Please use high-res photos without watermarks. WildArt Photographer of the Year (WAPOTY) WildArt Photographer of the Year is a new wildlife photography competition created by wildlife photographers, for wildlife photographers and judged by wildlife photographers. He said: 'Starling-murmuration-watching in Brighton is a pleasure. Now in its fifth year, The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Weather Photographer of the Year competition 2020 in association with AccuWeather provides a platform for the world’s very best weather photography, depicting weather in its widest sense. He called it The Kraken and explained: 'After three years of trying, finally I found myself in the right place as the tentacles of the kraken reached down from above to reclaim the old West Pier, Brighton.' 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Submit your best landscape photographs for a chance to have your work showcased in Outdoor Photographer and win other exciting prizes, including a $2,000 cash prize. A mesmerizing Classic View adult class entry taken in Langdale in the Lake District by Martin Birks. "Within the landscape photography community, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year is the most important photo contest in the world. This image, called Mirkwood, was an entry in the Your View adult class category and taken in Buckinghamshire. Photographer Ryan Leith said: 'I work as a Port Controller for Lerwick Port Authority and could follow the vessel's progress into the harbor on the radar. Run by the nature & photography organization Nature Talks, the contest draws the best and brightest of outdoor photography … Congratulations winners! A beautiful shot that was entered into the Classic View adult class category. Ice? 1st Prize – $3,000. Enter as often as you like! Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) awards are run by photographers for photographers. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 -- first pictures released. He said of his gold-medal effort: 'Taken in spring of 2018 in a wooded area close to Milborne St. Andrew in Dorset, this was the third visit to the area in a matter of days. I jumped on a plane to Scotland with various ideas in mind. 11-14 Years Old Winner: On a diving holiday in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sam … Please provide your email address and we will send your password shortly. Oooh! He called it Dawn at Fox Covert and described the story behind the capture: 'Having got up early to drive to this scene, I was rewarded with fantastic and dramatic light as the rising sunlight filtered through the trees while being diffused by the mist'. You can read more about it and change your preferences, Get the best of Bored Panda in your inbox. I remember being at Wistmans Wood at the time, but the conditions weren't great so I decided to go and shoot Bellever, which can be a little easier to find compositions in light mist. I decided late in the day to head to Glenfinnan, where I arrived just 20 minutes before sunset to a scene like something out of Narnia. • Individuals employed by Africa Geographic may not enter. While not at the office, this Panda enjoys creepy movies, poetry, photography and learning how to play the piano. You can change your preferences. "It can deal with harsh shooting conditions such as extremely low temperature and heavy rain," the photographer explained. Before then, I had only used my camera here and there to document family life and travels. It’s been shortened to the top 30 images based on user votes. "As our annual award grows with over 3800 entries this year, so does the range and diversity of subjects, locations and styles. Emirates are thrilled to be involved, and I urge you to send in pictures of your local area, holidays (past or present) … Please enter your email to complete registration. Let's keep in touch and we'll send more your way. Employees of sponsorship partners may enter, except if they are immediate family members of owners/shareholders of those sponsors. About Nature Photographer of the Year Contest 2021 Nature Photographer of the Year is a Nature Photography contest that celebrates the artistry of nature photography. "I’ve studied the past winners’ works and I believe ILPOTY presents the highest standard of landscape photography in the world. Competition entries open to all ", "What I like the most about landscape photography is that it gives me a chance to understand myself," the winner of the 2020 competition told in a press release. He entered it into the Classic View adult class category. Follow the links below to discover more about this prestigious competition and find out how to enter. I mean there are filters and so on, not onky landscaping shot work ???? ", "For photo competitions, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year award has been my only focus for the past four years," Kelvin revealed. Your account is not active. We celebrate the world’s best bird photography, whilst supporting conservation efforts through imagery and financial support. This was also my very first time hiking above the clouds and the view from the peak really inspired me. From lush green forests to dramatic star-studded skies, the stunning winner shots of the 2020 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have finally been announced. Exactly. Place the slide at the beginning of each story. "It was on a business trip to Ireland back in 2016 when I started to fall in love with photographing landscapes. He said: 'It is a rare sight to see [Nottinghamshire's] Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in full steam, so I took the opportunity on a chilly evening to capture this seldom-seen occurrence. Could not downvote fast enough. I didn't know the sky could look like that. Behold the Classic View adult class winner - Roman Road - which was taken in Dorset by Leigh Dorey. Hey Pandas, What Is Something Weird You Love About Your Significant Other? A full list of competition categories is below. Photographer Will Milner said: 'A lovely little scene, reminiscent of the fictional Mirkwood in J R R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series of novels. That’s a double rainbow! This jaw-dropping picture of Scotland's Glenfinnan Viaduct was highly commended in the Classic View adult class category. The winners will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony that will stream from the Natural History Museum in London on October 13, 2020. The Black and White adult class category is blessed with this beautiful image by David Kidwell, called Tree in Stythwaite Meadow and taken near his home in Cumbria. Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection 13 is out now, published by AA Publishing. We respect your privacy. These look like cartoony paintings. Fight boredom with iPhones and iPads here. The next day, the snow was gone'. These challenges have improved my problemsolving skills and give me an opportunity to reach a place I never expected I could in my life. How was this taken? Based in Sydney, Australia, the competition received over 3800 entries from professional artists hoping to win the prize. Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) is a celebration of close-up, macro and micro photography – a global competition created to showcase images that help us see the world anew. And thank you to this year's judges for their hard work judging the nearly 10,000 images and multimedia projects entered by 569 student photographers from 129 colleges and universities in 29 countries.. Judging concluded at 8 pm on Sunday, Nov. 1 with the judging of final Multimedia category. I decided to not use a long exposure and opted for high shutter speed to freeze the movement of the water and show its volatile state'. And it's drum roll time for the overall winner, Woolland Woods by Chris Frost. The International Landscape Photographer of the Year Award is curated and presented by Peter Eastway and David Evans. He said: 'My first shot of 2020 taken on New Year’s Day at Bellever Wood on Dartmoor. "I’m 24 years old and I’ve been taking photos for six years since borrowing my cousin's camera for a hiking day trip to Lion Rock Peak," the artist told in a press release for Bored Panda. He said: 'As the title suggests, this was once a Roman Road, built around 43AD, as a supply route to a local fortress. For this I am incredibly grateful.". We're asking people to rethink comments that seem similar to others that have been reported or downvoted, By using our services you agree to our use of cookies to improve your visit. The UPY team would like to thank everyone who entered this year's competition. He said: 'I awoke with excitement about a rare snowfall. Creating an account means you agree with Bored Panda's, We and our trusted partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalize content and ads, provide, social media features, and analyze our traffic. "“Fortunately, there isn’t a single answer to this and similar questions and each photographer is entitled to follow their own path. Landscape photography is a powerful medium, even more so when we acknowledge the impact of climate change and our footprint on this Earth," Peter Eastway, Chairman of Judges, told in a statement. ", "I use Adobe Camera Raw to adjust the main aspects of my file, such as tone and colour. All caption quotes from Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection 13, used alongside the images with permission from AA Publishing. He said: 'During a stormy day at Birling Gap, I was fascinated by the dramatic view looking towards the Seven Sisters cliffs as they were lit by the sunlight peeking through the breaks in the clouds. I always use dodging and burning to highlight the foreground or the main subject, to enhance the attraction of what I want to present in the photo. ", "For a person like me, who grew up in a city (Hong Kong), this walk opened a whole new world to me," Kelvin continued. "So, should landscape photography highlight the global challenges that lie ahead if we don’t change our ways, or is it an opportunity to create a landscape of the imagination, perhaps a better place to be? Now in its sixth year, The American Landscape Photo Contest is our premier annual competition, celebrating the beauty of our country’s wild places. It really doesn't make any difference where the locations are because you're never going to see this in real life. I liked it so much that I have a canvas of it on my wall now'. A hypnotic image by Peter North taken in Royston, Hertfordshire, that he entered in the Your View adult class. Our Photographer of the Year 2020 competition, brought to you by Airlink, with a stunning safari prize provided by Djuma Private Game Reserve has drawn to a close and, after a month of judging, we have whittled down 37,853 entries to a winner, two runners-up and 12 highly commended images. Photographer Paul Bullen is behind this Your View adult class entry, which he called Kilchurn and the Tree. This year… It is there that I feel I can put in more of my own, personal expression. It also reminds me of the plume of smoke from the fire that reduced the West Pier to its skeletal state'. Over 49,000 images were submitted to the 56th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, put on by the Natural History Museum in London. Your image is too large, maximum file size is 8 MB. He said: 'The spotlight effects were turned on in Langdale in November 2017, one of my favorite areas in the Lake District. "Most of my wide-angle images are taken with a Laowa 12mm f2.8 lens and I love the distorted perspective it creates. I managed to capture this image from my office window as the ship emerged from the fog bank'. Can do whatever he sets his mind to. Published September 4, 2020 Over 49,000 entries across 86 countries were made to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition. We have some fantastic prizes for you to win including our top prize of €3.000,- cash for the overall winner, plus other great cash prizes and cool photo equipment. A serene picture taken by photographer Nev Cartledge in the Scottish Highlands that he called Silence. The ittn & Emirates Photographer of the Year competition is a fun way for Irish travel agents to enter a competition and win a super prize. The Duchess of Cambridge and Patron of the museum, Kate Middleton, announced the Grand Title Winner during the live-streamed ceremony which aired on October 13th. The Classic View adult class runner-up, taken by Miguel Pilgrim at Seven Sisters Cliffs in East Sussex. 6 January 2021: The Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021 contest has now closed for entries. He said: 'The viaduct is well known to Harry Potter fans, having been used by the Hogwarts Express in four of the popular films. Scroll down below to see them and don't forget to vote for the ones that impressed you the most! Since then, I have travelled within Europe extensively, trying to capture the beauty of nature and shaping my artistic vision," the German photographer explained. Then, an exhibition will open at the museum on October 16, 2020. The stunning MPB Changing Landscapes Award runner-up, called 'The Cloud Factory'. This conceptual image of two images taken moments apart sums up the uniqueness of the setting for me. These look like paintings and bear little resemblance to reality. I like how the factory almost looks like it is floating above the farm!'. Win the title of Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020 and over £10,000 of prizes courtesy of Sigma and Amateur Photographer magazine. Welcome to Africa’s Largest Wildlife Photography Competition. Bird Photographer of the Year is the leading bird photography competition. Applications call for Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2021. That looks really, really good. It is an area that I have visited with my camera many times before, but none as ethereal as this morning was'. There are separate photography prizes open to adults, young photographers and astrophotography newcomers. The winner of the Network Rail 'Lines in the Landscape Award' is this stunner by Brian Nunn of a steam train crossing the Ribblehead Viaduct in North Yorkshire. This is the only photographic competition you want to be a part of in 2021. Kelvin Yuen is a landscape photographer based in Hong Kong. If extreme photoshop is an absolute requirement then it's a fail of a contest. Help decide which of these images should win The People's Choice Award. This year's award winners are the fifth batch of talented photographers chosen by the annual competition which held its inaugural contest in 2016. And the fact that being awarded in one of the most prestigious contests in the world is a huge accomplishment for any photographer, simply cannot be denied," German photographer Kai Hornung said. Jack Guy, ... said the competition is known for attracting the best photographers and naturalists in the world. Hey Pandas, When You Are Sad, What Do You Do? Every time, without fail, the winning and shortlisted images by the nation's most talented amateur and professional photographers take the breath away. The variety is incredible, their behavior differs with the conditions. 2nd Prize – $2,000. The splendor of Britain's rural and urban landscapes have been captured in breathtaking fashion for the 13th time - by the shortlisted and winning entries to the 13th Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Thanks! It fits with what I am doing - and I also want to know how my work stacks up under its high standard judging panel.". Blizzard conditions initially stopped me flying the drone. This shot, by photographer John White, was a long time in the making. This stunning hardback volume of the world's finest garden photography showcases the winners and best entries for the International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 11 and accompanies a major exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in February 2018. The depth of field was way off in some of the pics. But there can be only one winner for the "Photographer of the year" category and this year, it went to the 24-year-old artist from Hong Kong Kelvin Yuen, who entered with mesmerizing mountain snaps taken at various locations. I like the contrast this created against the incredibly dark skies behind. Based in Sydney, Australia, the competition received over 3800 entries from professional artists hoping to win the prize. Note: this post originally had 106 images. Some looked distorted. I took this shot during golden hour one morning in January 2020. 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