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Spectacular Winning Images of The Environmental Photographer of The Year 2022

This year’s Environmental photographer of the year competition, from CIWEM, WaterBear, Nikon and Arup, showcases some of the most striking images of the natural world, providing an international platform to raise awareness for the issues that threaten our planet.

Winner: Vision of the Future | Vertical Farming by Arie Basuki
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Officers maintain vegetable crops in a warehouse at Sentra farm in West Java, Indonesia. Vegetables such as curly lettuce, romaine, oclave green, siiomak, kailan are cultured in a room where the light and temperature remain stable. The advantage of vertical farming, which was developed in the past year, is that it is free of pesticides with a harvest period of only 30 days with an average yield of 20-30kg a day. Photograph: Arie Basuki/Environmental photographer of the year Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The 2022 BirdLife Australia Photography Awards

A shy albatross, a skydiving kestrel and a curious galah are among the shortlisted and winning photos in this year’s bird photography prize, chosen from more than 5,600 images. Funds raised by the competition support bird conservation programs.

What’s Mine is Yours – Bird behaviour finalist
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Two fairy terns share a sardine. Photograph: Rebecca Harrison Continue reading »

Pics From 2022 Beard & Mustache Championship That Showcases Next-Level Facial Hair

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Welcome to the wonderland of facial hair of all shapes, styles, and sizes, from giant beards to Salvador Dali-worthy mustaches. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of African Wildlife Photography Awards 2022

Grand Prize, Winner: Mountain Gorilla By Michelle Kranz of Boulder, USA
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Here are the winning photos of Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards 2022. This year the grand prize winner is Michelle Kranz of Boulder, Colorado, USA for his photo “Mountain Gorilla” captured in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winners and Fianlists of 2022 Head On Festival Portrait Award

Faces from around Australia and across the world are on display at Sydney’s Head On photo festival, which features work by more than 600 artists. Here are some of their most striking images.

First place: The invisible doors
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This image, taken during a production of The Threepenny Opera, depicts an interaction between society and people with Down syndrome. Photograph: Marika Lortkipanidze. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The 2022 Mangrove Photography Awards

Young mangrove photographer of the year – winner. Healthy Ecosystem by Fakhrizal Setiawan, Indonesia
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From a close-up crocodile to a crab fishing in a cave and a lizard navigating plastic waste, here is a look at the winning images, runners-up and some commended entries in the Mangrove Photography Awards, run by the Mangrove Action Project. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Landscape Photographer of The Year 2022

Landscape photographer of the year aims to inspire engagement with the British landscape through photography. We take a look at the winners of all categories.

Gannets Overhead, Thomas Easterbrook – winner, youth black and white
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“I took this photo of the two gannets as they flew over our heads when we were on a boat just off the coast of Cornwall. A large number of gannets were diving around us – a spectacular sight!” Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Nikon Small World Photomicrography 2022

Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum for recognising the art, proficiency and photographic excellence involved in photomicrography, or the art of photography through a light microscope. Each year, the competition attracts hundreds of vivid pictures revealing details of a world unseen by the naked eye. Founded in 1975, this year’s entries numbered almost 1,300 and were drawn from 72 countries.

First place
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Embryonic hand of a Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) (confocal, 63x objective lens magnification). Photograph: Grigorii Timin & Dr. Michel Milinkovitch/Nikon Continue reading »

“Fat Bear Week” Contest Finds The Alaska’s Bulkiest Bear of 2022

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“Fat Bear Week” is a weeklong, bracket-style elimination contest that pits the bulkiest bears of Katmai National Park against one another. At this time of the year bears are embracing their ursine urge to eat like there’s no tomorrow and fortify themselves for winter hibernation. Continue reading »

Stunning Winning Images of The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022

The winners of the Natural History Museum’s prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Karine Aigner’s remarkable image of a buzzing ball of cactus bees spinning over the hot sand on a Texas ranch won the Grand Title award. ‘Wings-whirring, incoming males home in on the ball of buzzing bees that is rolling straight into the picture. The sense of movement and intensity is shown at bee-level magnification and transforms what are little cactus bees into big competitors for a single female,’ said chair of the jury, Rosamund Kidman Cox.

New life for the tohorā by Richard Robinson, New Zealand | Winner, oceans: the bigger picture
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A hopeful moment for a population of whales that has survived against all odds. Hindered by poor visibility, Robinson used a polecam to photograph the whales gradually moving towards his boat. Pushing his camera to its limits, he was relieved to find the image pin-sharp and the moment of copulation crystallised in time. Known by the Māori as tohorā, the New Zealand population was hunted to near extinction in the 1800s, so every new calf offers new hope. Deas Head, Auckland Islands, New Zealand Photograph: Richard Robinson/Wildlife Photographer of the Year Continue reading »

Beautiful Winning Images of the 2022 Nature Conservancy Photo Contest

Here are some of the top images in the global photography competition which attracted more than 100,000 entries from 196 different countries and territories. The competition is divided into six categories: people and nature, landscape, water, wildlife, climate, and plants and fungi.

Grand prize winner. Branching Out by Li Ping, China
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On either side of a highway in Tibet, gullies formed by rainwater erosion span out like a tree. Photograph: Li Ping/Courtesy TNC Photo Contest 2022 Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Ocean Photographer of the Year 2022

The Ocean Photographer of the Year is a celebration of our beautiful blue planet, as well as a platform to highlight the many plights it is facing.

Ocean photographers of all disciplines and experience levels – amateurs and professionals alike – are invited to submit their most impactful imagery to be judged by a panel of some of the world’s leading ocean photographers, including International Photography Hall of Fame inductee Paul Nicklen, founder of the International League of Conservation Photographers, Cristina Mittermeier, and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Shawn Heinrichs.

A total of nine categories will be judged, with the overall winner crowned the Ocean Photographer of the Year in September this year.

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Ocean Photographer of the Year 2022 – Second place – Katherine Lu. A blanket octopus shows off its beautiful patterns and colours, Philippines. (Photo by Katherine Lu/Ocean Photographer of the Year 2022) Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of the 2022 Siena International Photo Awards

Here are the winning photos of the 2022 Siena International Photo Awards. Greek photographer Konstantinos Tsakalidis with “Woman from Evia” is the overall winner of this year. The shot captures the desperation of Kritsiopi Panayiota, an 81-year-old woman, as the flames are approaching her home during the serious forest fires that hit the country in summer 2021 and caused extensive environmental damage.

The image, selected from tens of thousands of images sent by photographers from 140 countries, will be on display in Siena from October 1st to November 20th, along with the winning photos of the 12 categories of the SIPA 2022, the Creative Photo Awards, Drone Photo Awards and the solo exhibitions of Danish Siddiqui (Indian photographer killed on 16 July 2021 while documenting the combat between Afghan troops and the Taliban), as well as exhibitions featuring the work of Ami Vitale, Dan Winters and Peter Mather.

Photo Of The Year: Woman from Evia by Konstantinos Tsakalidis
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Kritsiopi Panayiota, 81-years-old, reacts as a wildfire approaches her house. Amid the hottest and most long-lasting heatwave in the last 30 years, with temperatures reaching 47°C, hundreds of forest fires broke out across the country, severely hitting Greece’s second largest island. Thousands of residents and tourists were evacuated by boat. The fire, which raged uncontrollably for a week in the tinder-dry pine forests, destroyed more than 50,000 hectares of forest area and agricultural land, burned dozens of houses, and killed many animals. Continue reading »

Winners Of The Travel Photography Contest 2022 By The Independent Photographer

Here are the 10 photos of winners and finalists of the Travel Photography Contest 2022 by The Independent Photographer. Photos submitted from more than 30 different countries have been reviewed and 10 Winners and Finalists have been selected by master photographer Steve McCurry.

The overall winner of this contest is Robi Chakraborty for his photograph “Portrait of a young girl called Safina, along with her aunt, in her hut in Haji Pir.” He won $1000 prize money for the 1st place.

Winning Photographer – Robi Chakraborty: Prize Money $1000
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“Safina” – Haji Pir, India – Portrait of a young girl called Safina, along with her aunt, in her hut in Haji Pir. Continue reading »

The Winning Photos Of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022

Overall Winner – Boom Boom by Kenichi Morinaga
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Here are the winning photos of Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022. The overall competition winner is Kenichi Morinaga with his brilliant photo of two cats sitting on a fence cheek to cheek or neck and neck! This image went up against two thousand funny pet entries to win the top title. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022

Some of the winning images from the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s 14th Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The selection includes the winning image by Gerald Rhemann, Disconnection Event, a rare photograph of a piece of Comet Leonard’s gas tail being disconnected and carried away by the solar wind.

Young astronomy photographer of the year winner – The Neighbour by Yang Hanwen
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The Andromeda galaxy, or Messier 31 (M31), is one of the closest and the largest neighbour of the Milky Way, and the most distant object the human eye can see. Yang Hanwen provided the original picture of M31.

“From the dark dust lanes to the HII regions, this young photographer has expertly bought out the galaxy’s stunning details to produce a vibrant image” – Melissa Brobby Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Bird Photographer Of The Year 2022

Overall Winner, Bird Photographer of the Year by Erlend Haarberg
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Here are the winning photos of the Bird Photographer of the Year 2022. An image of a rock ptarmigan in winter plumage taking flight above the snow-covered mountains of Tysfjord, Norway, takes the grand prize in the world’s largest bird photography competition. Continue reading »

Amazing Black And White Photographs Of All About Photo Magazine Awards 2022

Untitled by Radoslaw Lowicki, Poland
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Here are the amazing black and white photographs of the All About Photo Magazine Awards 2022. They announced 25 talented photographers who won “AAP Magazine #25: B&W”. Continue reading »

The Best Winning Photos Of Black And White Photo Awards 2022

Absolute Winner by Johan Willems
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Here are the best winning photos of the Black and White Photo Awards 2022. The image that took the title of Absolute Winner was Cheetah with cubs by Johan Willems. Continue reading »

Spectacular Entrants and Winners of The Festival of Ethical Photography 2022

The Festival of Ethical Photography, a celebration of ethically committed documentary practice, takes place annually in Lodi in northern Italy, this year from 24 September to 23 October. Work by more than 80 photographers is displayed.

Winner, master award
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Edineilson Oliveira prays at the beach. Fittipaldi’sEustasy series documents the rising waters and the disastrous interventions that have made Atafona, north-east of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, the most significant case of coastal erosion in the world. Photograph: Felipe Fittipaldi Continue reading »

Incredible Photos from The BMC Ecology and Evolution Image Competition 2022

In 2022, researchers from around the world entered the BMC Ecology and Evolution photography competition. The contest produced a spectacular collection of photographs that capture the wonder of the natural world and the growing need to protect it as the human impact on the planet intensifies. This editorial celebrates the winning images selected by the Editor of BMC Ecology and Evolution and senior members of the journal’s editorial board.

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The story of a conquest. The fruiting body of a parasitic fungus erupts from the body of its victim. Attribution: Roberto García-Roa Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of Best of The iPhone Photography Awards 2022

The awards have been celebrating the creativity of iPhone users since 2007. We take a look at a selection of the winners of the 15th annual competition.

Photographer of the year second place. Girl with the Violin
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Location: Colorado, US. Shot on iPhone 13 Pro. United States. Photograph: Kelly Dallas/courtesy of the artist and IPPAWARDS Continue reading »

Winners & Finalists Of LensCulture 2022 Street Photography Awards

Series 1st Place: Jake Ricker
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Here are the winners, jurors’ picks and finalists of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2022. There are 39 photographers from 18 countries got selected from all around the world. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of Sports Photography Awards 2022

Tennis, David Gray
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Here are stunning winning photos from the Sports Photography Awards 2022. It is the leading global competition for professional sports photographers as they get an opportunity to capture images from multiple sporting disciplines and highlight the achievements of some of the most famous athletes. Continue reading »

Wild Portraits and Magical Landscapes: Spectacular Winning Images of The Nature TTL Photographer of The Year 2022

The Nature TTL Photographer of the Year winner has been chosen from more than 8,000 images from all over the world. From a scarred lion getting its close-up to a fish with a mouthful, entrants competed to secure category wins in wild portraits, animal behaviour, camera traps, underwater, the night sky, small world, landscapes, urban wildlife and under-16, with the overall winner chosen from the category wins.

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A snow leopard scans for prey across the jagged peaks of the Ladakh mountain range in India. This image was captured during a three-year DSLR camera trap project in the Indian Himalayas. Photograph: Sascha Fonseca Continue reading »