For several decades this competition has been one of the most prestigious competitions amongst wildlife-, nature and landscape-photographers from all over the world, and for a good reason: The consistent very high quality of the winning images. I have personally submitted photos for this competition several times and have twice been shortlisted just before the final selection. This year Canadian Environmental photographer Paul Nicklen not only won the Grand Price but also had a large selection of his images shortlisted across the various categories. The list of previous winners of this competition includes Frans Lanting, Jim Brandenburg and Hungarian Bence Maté from Hungary who won in 2010.
The winning images will be exhibited at the National History Museum and will later this year tour the globe stopping in most larger capitals both in Europe, US and Australia.
Take a look at the official page and enjoy some of the stunning images from this years competition here:
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