Nature Photographer of the Year

Nature Photographer of The Year is a Nature Photography contest that celebrates the artistry of nature photography.

2018 Overall winner
Bastien Riu (France) | Flight
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Category Mammals
Pere Soler Isern (ESP) | Orix escape
Category Winner
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Category Youth
Carla Rivas (ESP) | Polar fox in evening light
Category Winner
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Category Birds
Bence Maté (HUN) | Meeting point
Category winner
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Category Landscape
Daisy Gilardini (CAN) | Arctic reflections
Runner-up
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Category Plants and Fungi
Salvador Colvee Nebot (ESP) | Magic forest
Highly commended
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Category Mammals
Kevin Morgans (UK) | Bad hair day
Runner-up
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Category Youth
Grzegorz Długosz (POL) | Ballet dancer
Highly commended
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The Nature Photographer of the Year competition is open to residents of every country and to almost all ages starting from 10 years old. There are 9 different categories to enter, a portfolio award and a young NPOTY award.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 | Gallery 2017

View the winning images selected by our international jury. Wildlife Photographer of the Year champions ethical photography. Images are chosen for their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world.

The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Single Image
Investigating the relationship between humans and the natural world. Images can be challenging, uplifting, provocative or revelatory.
Children of the rainforest | Finalist 2017 | Charlie Hamilton James, UK
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Behaviour: Invertebrates
Revealing the most interesting or memorable behaviour of any of the multitude of smaller animals without backbones – whether on land, in the air or in water.
Wings of winter | Finalist 2017 | Imre Potyó, Hungary
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Animal Portraits
Revealing the personality of an individual or an intimate group of animals in a thought-provoking or memorable way.
Contemplation | Winner 2017 | Peter Delaney, Ireland/South Africa
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Animals in their Environment
Evoking atmosphere and a sense of place – with the habitat as a major element of the image -to convey how an animal is an integral part of its environment.
The night raider | Winner 2017 | Marcio Cabral, Brazil
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Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles
Revealing active behaviour that adds to our understanding of the nature of a species.
The ancient ritual | Winner 2017 | Brian Skerry, USA
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Under Water
Revealing life underwater, whether portraying a particular marine or freshwater environment.
Circle of life | Finalist 2017 | Jordi Chias Pujol, Spain
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Young awards 2017
11–14 Years Old
Wolf watch | Finalist 2017 | Lasse Kurkela, Finland
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Young awards 2017
10 Years and Under
Black kites, red sunset | Finalist 2017 | Dhyey Shah, India
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Behaviour: Mammals
Portraying memorable, unusual or dramatic behaviour.
Spring release | Finalist 2017 | John Mullineux, South Africa
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 | Gallery 2017
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