Earth.Org is proud to have hosted the 2023 Global Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition, and extends heartfelt gratitude to all participants. The event saw nearly 1,000 entries from photographers, conservationists, and nature enthusiasts worldwide, all driven by a love for the environment and a commitment to showcasing our planet’s natural splendor.
Here, we highlight the winners and runners-up, each image providing a striking insight into the human impact on the environment and wildlife, as well as the admirable efforts of individuals championing positive change.
Winner: ‘Best Environmental Photo’ and ‘Wildlife in Peril’ Categories (Amy Jones, United Kingdom)
“A young macaque monkey stares out from a small, empty cage at a zoo in Mae Rim, in Northern Thailand. Continue reading »
Dive into the mesmerizing collection of award-winning snapshots from the 2023 International Wedding Photographer Of The Year competition. This prestigious event offers a unique opportunity for photographers worldwide to showcase their talent across a variety of categories. Continue reading »
Photography is an art that captures moments in time, and the 2023 International Photography Awards (IPA) has showcased some of the most stunning nature images that touch the heart and reveal the beauty of the natural world.
The contest, known for honoring outstanding talent from all over the world, has announced its winners, presenting a visual treat that takes viewers to the most magical places on our planet.
3rd Place In Nature/Aerial/Drone: “Veins Of The Earth” By Robert Bilos
“The rivers of Iceland run from the glaciers to the oceans, creating paths across the volcanic earth which look like the veins of the land when seen from the air. Continue reading »
The winners of the 2023 Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) contest have been announced, showcasing two outstanding photos and four more category champions.
The 16th edition of this competition, organized by CIWEM and WaterBear and supported by Nikon, MPB, and Arup, attracted entries from amateur and professional photographers from around 160 countries. Continue reading »
The NANPA Showcase is a prestigious photo contest that celebrates the best nature photography of the year. The 2024 Showcase features 30 amazing photos in six different categories, each with a winner and three runners-up. These photos capture the beauty and diversity of nature, from birds and mammals to landscapes and conservation. Continue reading »
A kangaroo playing air guitar won the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, a fun contest with 5300 entries from 85 countries. Continue reading »
Discover the awe-inspiring splendor encapsulated in the victorious images from the 2023 Natural Landscape Photography Awards. Esteemed Canadian photographer Blake Randall secures the coveted title in this year’s contest, emphasizing the pure and genuine allure of landscapes. Continue reading »
We are thrilled to present the awe-inspiring winning images from the eagerly awaited BirdLife Australia Photography Awards 2023! With a staggering 6,000 entries that display the extraordinary skills of Australia’s premier bird photographers, our respected panel of judges undertook the daunting task of choosing nine winners from each category out of an impressive shortlist of 68 mesmerizing photos. Kudos to the worthy winners! Continue reading »
Feast your eyes on the awe-inspiring winning images from the 2023 Nature Photographer of the Year competition. This prestigious contest is a platform for photographers to highlight the splendor of nature. Showcase your skills and you could win impressive prizes, including a cash award of €3,000. Winners will also receive additional attractive rewards and state-of-the-art photography equipment. Continue reading »
The World of Wearable Art (WOW) competition is a stunning spectacle that masterfully intertwines the worlds of fashion, art, and innovation. Each year, it witnesses the relentless pursuit of creativity by visionary designers across the globe, who infuse life into wearable works of art that enchant our senses.
For over thirty years, this competition has provided a platform for mesmerizing artworks, crafted by finalists and displayed annually at the WOW Show in Wellington’s TSB Arena, New Zealand. The 2023 edition upheld this tradition, uniting artists and designers from various parts of the world. Amidst a plethora of remarkable creations, the prestigious 2023 Supreme WOW Award was deservedly awarded to Nelson designer Gill Saunders for her captivating piece, “Earthling.”
Winner Of The Supreme Wow Award And The Open Section: “Earthling”
Designer: Gill Saunders, New Zealand
“Earthling celebrates the natural wonders of our planet in the form of an adult coloring book.” Continue reading »
The Eisa Maestro Awards 2023, themed “The Animal Kingdom”, has announced its winners. Magnus Berggren from Sweden took home the 1st place award, while the Public’s Choice award was bestowed upon Mirjam Radke from Germany.
The winners will enjoy extensive national exposure with their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize series being published in the EISA Photography magazine of their respective countries. Moreover, the international 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners will be featured in all 16 EISA photography magazines and websites globally, providing them with the most extensive audience reach a photographer could wish for.
Magnus Berggren started photographing in 2007, but it was not until 2018 that he decided to focus on wildlife photography. “I started photographing small birds and just got hooked,” he says. “But I also like to photograph other animals, of course.” Continue reading »
Feast your eyes on the stunning winning entries of the OnePlus Mobile Photography Awards 2023. The OnePlus Photography Awards are not just a global mobile photography contest, they transcend those boundaries. Continue reading »
We are thrilled to showcase the exceptional finalist images from the 2023 Birdlife Australia Photography Awards. This year, we were inundated with over 6,000 submissions from some of Australia’s finest bird photographers. Continue reading »
The Nature Conservancy has announced the winners of its annual photography contest, an international event that consistently draws some of the world’s most talented nature and wildlife photographers. This year’s victors have once again demonstrated exceptional skill and imagination. Continue reading »
The 2023 Dog Photography Awards have announced their winners, which include a dog demonstrating parkour abilities and a doberman elegantly executing ballet among the champions. Victors were declared in four categories, with each winner receiving a prize of $513 (500 Euros) in the Portrait and Landscape category, the Action category, the Studio category, and the Dogs and People category. Continue reading »
Feast your eyes on the stunning winning images from the 2023 International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. This esteemed event continues to shine in the photography industry, particularly in the fields of garden, plant, flower, and botanical photography. Continue reading »
Discover the stunning winning images of the 2023 European Photography Awards. Join a worldwide exploration through the lens with these awards, a stage welcoming photographers from all corners of the globe. Delve into the diverse richness, capturing the enduring allure of traditions inherited over generations.
These accolades honor creativity and craftsmanship, recognizing a broad range of photographic styles. No matter your industry experience, it’s your distinctive worldview that we value. Immerse yourself in boundless opportunities as you undertake a singular journey across the varied nations contributing to the splendor of our expansive continent.
People Photography, Culture Winner – Ghost of Asaro by Jatenipat Ketpradit
“Gurupoka mountain peak in the wild forest of Papua New Guinea is the land of ghosts. They emerged slowly from the trees, their movements resembling a devil’s dance, seamlessly blending with the forest. Continue reading »
The 2023 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, hosted by the German Society for Nature Photography (GDT), have announced their winners, highlighting remarkable talent and commitment to encapsulating the beauty of nature.
Spanish photographer Javier Aznar González de Rueda stood out this year with his compelling visual narrative. His award-winning photograph, ‘Maternal Care,’ provides an intimate look at nature, depicting a mother stink bug caring for her offspring. Aznar González de Rueda’s photography not only captures the moment’s beauty but also emphasizes the significance of natural history knowledge, wildlife conservation advocacy, and the deep bond between humans and nature. His work sheds light on the animal kingdom’s delicate balance and nurturing essence, reminding us of the wonders present in our natural environment.
Overall Winner: Maternal Care by Javier Aznar González de Rueda
“In Ecuador’s largest protected area, Yasuní National Park, I was able to observe maternal care behaviour in the stink bug Antiteuchus tripterusover a two week period. The female bug guarded its clutch of eggs on a small branch. Continue reading »
Presenting the outstanding winners of the OPPO Imagine IF Mobile Photography Awards 2023, themed “Beyond the Image and Beyond Imagination”. The competition saw participation from 51 global territories, with over 70,000 submissions across eight categories. Continue reading »
Behold the mesmerizing victors of the Nature’s Best Photography (NBP) International Awards 2023. Devotees of nature journey across the globe, using their camera lenses to seize the planet’s breathtaking beauty in all its diversity. Continue reading »
Announcing the captivating winners of the Mangrove Photography Awards 2023. Every year, photographers highlight the lives intertwined with mangrove forests and the challenges they face, urging immediate protective action. Continue reading »
Presenting the mesmerizing winners of the Honor Magic Moments Mobile Photography Awards 2023. We revel in the beauty of countless fleeting instants, finding magic in each. Thanks to science and technology, we’re able to cherish these ephemeral moments. From awe-inspiring events to subtle backlit images, we document the invaluable essence of every second. Continue reading »
The Photomicrography Competition has dramatically revealed its champions, with Hassanain Qambari taking the coveted crown for his enchanting rendition of a rodent’s optic nerve head, an image that seemed to dance with the very essence of life. Continue reading »
In AAP Magazine’s 34th edition, we sought submissions that explore composition and form in photography, embracing shape and form as transformative elements. Twenty-five photographers from twelve countries across four continents offered diverse works spanning various styles, highlighting the endless possibilities in shaping photographic aesthetics.
Winner: La Muralla Roja by Fabien Dendiéval (France)
“I feel sometimes photography as a kind of quest, a treasure hunt. It is a long term work that takes time and is full of pitfalls, constraints and frustrations but to find myself in front of a scene like this one makes me enthusiastic and rewards me for all my efforts.” Continue reading »
The 14th edition of the Epson International Pano Awards has unveiled its champions, with Spanish photographer José D. Riquelme earning the top spot. This competition, dedicated to celebrating the finest panoramic photography from around the world, is recognized as the foremost global platform for panoramic imagery.
Hailing from Murcia, Spain, Riquelme is a passionate landscape and night photographer. Remarkably, despite his extensive background in graphic design and printing, he only delved into photography eight years ago. During his initial two years, he exclusively used his smartphone, ingeniously seeking captivating compositions in commonly overlooked and less photogenic settings.
Open Photographer of the Year: The Bridge, Iceland by Jose D Riquelme
“After a dozen visits to Iceland, exploring its majestic lands, during a rest stop, I decided to change my perspective and launch my drone. To my amazement, I captured this incredible image. From above, lines form a bridge extending from left to right, while on the ground, abstract shapes emerge from the flowing river water originating from the glacier,” Riquelme explains of his overall winning image, The Bridge. Continue reading »