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by Жмак Евгений | Eugene Zhmak

eugenezhmak02aШумит Листвянка
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eugenezhmak02bПасмурное утро
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eugenezhmak02cСказка про Листвянку
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eugenezhmak02dЗимнее утро у мельницы
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by Жмак Евгений | Eugene Zhmak

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2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Results Announced!

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Results Announced!

upoty2017aWinner
‘Dancing Octopus’
Gabriel Barathieu (France)
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upoty2017bBritish Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017
Winner
‘Out of the Blue’
Nick Blake (UK)
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upoty2017cMacro
Winner
‘Prey?’
So Yat Wai (Hong Kong)
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upoty2017dBehaviour
Winner
‘Your home and my home’
Qing Lin (Canada)
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upoty2017ePortrait
Winner
‘Face to face’
Ifj Lorincz Ferenc (Hungary)
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« From my own point of view, I have been captivated not only by the winning images but also by the stories behind how those images were achieved. The conception, the planning and the physical effort to achieve a successful result; it is those efforts that we, as judges, pay our respects to by taking out two days to meet up, sit together and look in detail at all the images. It is a mammoth task but one that we all agree is a privilege to be part of. »
Peter Rowlands, Chair of the jury 2017
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Climate Change: In Focus

Climate Change: In Focus

climatechange02aNo snow, no ice?
by Patty Waymire
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climatechange02bEmperors at the ice edge in Antarctica
by Kira Morris
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climatechange02cDry
by Tomasz Solinski
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climatechange02dOne to five…
by Vladimir Melnik
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climatechange02eClimatic Factories
by Terence Chiew
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Thanks to the thousands of people who participated in this assignment! What better way to understand the real impact of climate change than to ask a global community of photographers to share their stories about it. Our hope was to harness the power of collaborative storytelling and have a real impact on both policy and public perception.

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NOTINDOOR International Photographer of the Year 2016

NOTINDOOR International Photographer of the Year 2016

nidpoty02aFirst Place Winner – Alberto Ghizzi Panizza
The Magic of the Fog
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nidpoty02bSecond Place Winner – Ales Krivec
Bled
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nidpoty02cThird Place Winner – Alberto Ghizzi Panizza
Now that you wake me up is better for you to start running
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nidpoty02dHonorable Mention – Bruno Pisani
Among The Ancients
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nidpoty02eRunner-up – Kerry Koepping
Blue and Gold
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NOTINDOOR International Photographer of the Year 2016

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Weather Watch Photography Competition | Winners Announced

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP)

weatherwatch02a1st Place
Congratulations to Hamish Scott-Brown with this image entitled ‘Sunrise over Flecknoe’
Hamish says’ I was scouting locations in and around my homeland of Warwickshire for some ‘Journeys’ related to my other business. (Photographic Journeys) It was shot at Flecknoe at dawn’
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weatherwatch02b2nd Place
Congratulations to Antony Zacharias with this image entitled ‘Storms at Penmon Lighthouse’
‘This image was taken of Penmon Point Lighthouse in Anglesey, North Wales as a stormy sky brewed late in the day in the distance.’
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weatherwatch02c3rd Place
Congratulations to Peter Jones LSINWP with this image entitled ‘Northern Lights’
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weatherwatch02dHighly Commended

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Finding Myself in the Stars

Finding Myself in the Stars
by Don Whitebread

California, USA – I spent the summers of my youth wherever my father’s work as a geologist took us, usually camped deep in a desert mountain range.  Watching the slow change of light and weather during the day, and the flow of stars across the night sky was my best entertainment. This background fueled my interest in photography, and has drawn me to remote locations throughout my life. I chose to photograph this series using only natural light, and rarely moonlight, to show that faint, diffuse starlight that few people really see any more.

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Finding Myself in the Stars
by Don Whitebread

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Natural Wonders in Asia

Natural Wonders in Asia

natureasia02aGokyo Lakes Trek, Nepal
A hike to Gokyo Ri will take you over 17,000 feet above the Himalaya. Above lakes and clouds you’ll get a whole new perspective on its neighbor, Mount Everest.
Photograph by Kiwisoul, Getty Images
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natureasia02bZhangye Danxia Landform, China
The colorful striations of the Zhangye Danxia landform in Zhangye, China.
Photograph by Melinda Chan, Getty Images
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natureasia02cJigoku Valley, Japan
Colorful foliage surrounds Oyunuma Lake in Jigoku-Dani, Noboribetsu, Japan. The thermal hot springs are a popular stop for visitors in Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
Photograph by Sean Paveone, Getty Images
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natureasia02dHang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
There is plenty to discover in Hang Son Doong cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. The cave is one of the largest in the world and requires a licensed guide to explore.
Photograph by Cartsen Peter, National Geographic Creative
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from: 7 Stunning Natural Wonders in Asia

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