Although she has many different interests, she's particularly drawn to covering stories about pop culture as well as history. A Classic View adult class entry called Herringfleet Frosty Sunrise that takes the breath away. Nikon Small World. "And creativity is of vital importance for me. Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection 13 is out now, published by AA Publishing. A falcon stirs things up and the flocks respond with flowing shapes. Could not downvote fast enough. Geeky attention to weather forecasts paid off. 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. I liked it so much that I have a canvas of it on my wall now'. 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. Enter the Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020 competition on Photocrowd, your new favourite photo community. TPOTY is truly global – wherever you live in the world and whether you are amateur or professional, beginner or expert, young or old, Travel Photographer of the Year is for you! 2nd Prize – $2,000. It is an area that I have visited with my camera many times before, but none as ethereal as this morning was'. All we’re looking for is an engaging image – and images that communicate something seem to gain more attention," Peter continued. Love the blue, it's perfect. It honours artistic and visual craftsmanship, combined with the love for nature, unlike any other contest. It fits with what I am doing - and I also want to know how my work stacks up under its high standard judging panel.". He said: 'The spotlight effects were turned on in Langdale in November 2017, one of my favorite areas in the Lake District. Then again, there is another side of me that is curious to see how my images are perceived by the greatest in the world. Bored Panda works best if you switch to our Android app. A beautiful shot that was entered into the Classic View adult class category. Get the latest inspiring stories via our awesome iOS app! We are humbled that so many of you choose to support us, and through the UPY competition the wider diving community. The spectacular results have been captured in a series of 25 winning images selected in the Capture the Atlas Northern Lights Photographer of the Year competition.. I'm all for touching up and enhancing a bit but it should at least look sort of realistic. He entered it into the Classic View adult class category. I read the contest rules and there were no restrictions imposed for digital post-editing, which I thought was rather strange. I was lucky enough to get a short break in the snowstorm, leaving some soft light illuminating the mountain beyond, while the storm passed away to the right'. ", For his landscape photography, Kelvin uses a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera. Welcome to Africa’s Largest Wildlife Photography Competition. And after graduating from university in 2018, I have been able to travel around the world and have become a full-time professional landscape photographer. Stone? 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. A mesmerizing Classic View adult class entry taken in Langdale in the Lake District by Martin Birks. • The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020 competition is open to photographers aged 18 and over. About 10 minutes later the mist had disappeared and the magic was gone'. What do you think that is? The competition Whether you shoot in the wilderness or at the heart of an urban environment, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is open to everyone. Please use high-res photos without watermarks. You get something different every time. Photographer Paul Bullen is behind this Your View adult class entry, which he called Kilchurn and the Tree. I like how the factory almost looks like it is floating above the farm!'. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is an internationally renowned competition that recognizes, rewards, and celebrates the work of talented photographers, from amateurs to professionals. The weather in its many forms can make for some of the most stunning photography. A hypnotic image by Peter North taken in Royston, Hertfordshire, that he entered in the Your View adult class. we all agree that the natural got the hell out of it ♀️. ", The International Landscape Photographer of the Year Award 2020 again presents 101 incredible landscape photographs with a truly international flavour, representing photographers and locations from all around the world. Within the last four years, landscape photography has become my main creative outlet. I find the image stabilization of both lenses provides a lot of flexibility when shooting in conditions where it is hard to set up a tripod. Update: Blogger and vlogger Mike Smith (BoxHeadMike) has posted a great review of the 2020 awards and … Student Stephen Hughes is behind this beautiful shot, entered in the Classic View youth class category and called Oxford Sunrise. ", "For a person like me, who grew up in a city (Hong Kong), this walk opened a whole new world to me," Kelvin continued. This enchanting 'Your View' adult class entry is called Deer in Dawn Mist and was taken in Hertfordshire by Peter North. I took this shot during golden hour one morning in January 2020. Lukas is a photo editor at Bored Panda. Thanks! "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? "It was on a business trip to Ireland back in 2016 when I started to fall in love with photographing landscapes. "As our annual award grows with over 3800 entries this year, so does the range and diversity of subjects, locations and styles. For t he Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020, 25 finalists were chosen from a pool of more than 50,000 professional and amateur photographs from around the world. looks like somone is getting a storm up there, "Landscape photography combines the joy of the outdoors and being creative," Kai, the winner of the seventh International Landscape Photograph of the Year, told in a press release for Bored Panda. The mist kept rolling in and eventually obliterated Kilchurn Castle [in Argyll and Bute in Scotland], but gave a lovely ethereal mood'. "[It] is our main prize, acknowledging the additional skill and artistry required to produce a portfolio of landscape photographs," Peter Eastway, Chairman of Judges, told in a press release about the "Photographer of the year" award. That looks really, really good. I also use Sigma’s 14mm f1.8 for night photography, plus there’s a Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 and Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 which cover most of my requirements. The light was beautiful – I took this at full zoom to compress the distance between the farm and factory. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. I had my camera on a tripod and used a telephoto lens to pick out my composition. A serene picture taken by photographer Nev Cartledge in the Scottish Highlands that he called Silence. Based in Sydney, Australia, the competition received over 3800 entries from professional artists hoping to win the prize. The depth of field was way off in some of the pics. I was attracted by the sea spray illuminated by the sun when the swell broke on a reef below, creating a wonderful looking wave, half caught by the light'. Sawley Cut waterway is excellent for reflections on a calm day or night, even more so when there is a great deal of steam from the power station'. Competition opening date: Monday 13 January 2020 Competition closing date: 12pm GMT (midday) onFriday 6 March 2020 Photographers of all skill levels are invited to submit up to 10 images to be considered for the competition. This year's award winners are the fifth batch of talented photographers chosen by the annual competition which held its inaugural contest in 2016. These look like paintings and bear little resemblance to reality. Exactly. Kelvin Yuen is a landscape photographer based in Hong Kong. All caption quotes from Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection 13, used alongside the images with permission from AA Publishing. Based in Sydney, Australia, the competition received over 3800 entries from professional artists hoping to win the prize. This amazing picture, an entry in the Your View adult class category and called West Pier Starlings, was taken in Brighton by Adrian Mills. ", I just want to sit there and smell the flowers. This was also my very first time hiking above the clouds and the view from the peak really inspired me. 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. The winner will be on display in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum through July 4, 2021. "Most of my wide-angle images are taken with a Laowa 12mm f2.8 lens and I love the distorted perspective it creates. 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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 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Award is curated and presented by Peter Eastway and David Evans. The interplay between sunlight, foliage and mist stopped me in my tracks'. "Since then, I have spent most of my free time in the mountains, exploring the spectacular views of nature. The "Photograph of the year" prize that's awarded for a single image (unlike the previous category, which requires a folio of four images) went to the German photographer Kai Hornung. it's not 100% natural there. I managed just two frames before hail started battering the drone and I scrambled it back again. This jaw-dropping picture of Scotland's Glenfinnan Viaduct was highly commended in the Classic View adult class category. We hope you enjoy the results of the 2020 awards. "“Fortunately, there isn’t a single answer to this and similar questions and each photographer is entitled to follow their own path. The finalists and winner of the CUPOTY CHALLENGE: One Colour Frame will be announced in mid-February. The low shooting position allowed more emphasis to be placed on the wild garlic and pathway'. He said: 'This was one of those mornings when you look out of your bedroom window, see the morning mist rising and try and convince yourself that you should quickly get showered, dressed, and take your camera to the local woods. It was taken by Wesley Chambers, who said: 'The unmistakable Hope Valley Breedon cement factory is also known as the cloud factory by the locals. With 4 different themes to enter, spaced throughout the year, this competition gives you multiple opportunities to win. After walking around for a while, I spotted some interesting channels leading into the forest. Place the slide at the beginning of each story. I feel like the lack of post-editing "regulations" makes it an entirely different contest then. 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. Your account is not active. Run by the nature & photography organization Nature Talks, the contest draws the best and brightest of outdoor photography … Bored Panda works better on our iPhone app. 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. While not at the office, this Panda enjoys creepy movies, poetry, photography and learning how to play the piano. He said: 'As the title suggests, this was once a Roman Road, built around 43AD, as a supply route to a local fortress. I managed to capture this image from my office window as the ship emerged from the fog bank'. Scroll down below to see them and don't forget to vote for the ones that impressed you the most! 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. Please enter your email to complete registration. The storm miraculously eased and revealed the hills for the first time. The Bored Panda iOS app is live! I scrambled the drone up knowing I had just minutes of light left. This shot, by photographer John White, was a long time in the making. These challenges have improved my problemsolving skills and give me an opportunity to reach a place I never expected I could in my life. Oooh! Having had an image in last year’s book was, and still is, a true honour for me.". 3rd Prize – … An eye-catching Urban Life adult class entry that shows MSC Preziosa passing Lerwick's historic Lodberries on a misty morning. "There was no particular reason for going, Lion Rock Peak is just a mountain in my backyard and I’d never visited it. Ice? Fight boredom with iPhones and iPads here. "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: 'The viaduct is well known to Harry Potter fans, having been used by the Hogwarts Express in four of the popular films. 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. This sublime image - 'Sugarloaf' - was taken by Drew Buckley as morning sun broke through rain clouds, illuminating the southern flanks of Sugarloaf Mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales. 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