The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020

The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020 competition will run from December 2019 to May 2020. Entries – of African wildlife, landscapes, and culture – can be submitted up to midnight (CAT) on Thursday, 30 April 2020, after which they will close and the winners will be announced end of May 2020.

Back-lit baby vervet monkey. Kruger National Park, South Africa by Gareth Thomas
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A ring-tailed lemur suns herself while her baby keeps a firm hold on her back. Berenty Reserve, Madagascar by Beverly Houwing
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A young baboon quenches his thirst at a waterhole. Indlovu River Lodge Private Game Reserve, South Africa by Braeme Holland
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A sleepy cheetah cub. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania by Diego Occhi
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An orange-breasted sunbird in search of the sweet nectar from a common pagoda. Taken Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa by Braeme Holland
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The ‘Weekly Selection’ will be the top entries submitted via the AG website and Instagram. This selection will be published at the end of each week on our weekly online magazine as a gallery and in an album on Facebook;
• During the month of May 2020, once the submission deadline has come and gone, the judges will judge all accumulated entries from the Weekly Selections, gradually reducing the number of qualifiers to a list of ‘Finalists’, from which the winners will be selected and announced in June 2020
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The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020

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Urban Photography

Winning images from the CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition

Alfonso Béjar
2019 Overall Winner.Reflexion
Photo Location: Valencia, Spain
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Lee Mumford
1900 Hourly Winner.Organised Chaos
Photo Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Joaquín Luna
2019 EMEA Winner.The Light of the Neighborhood
Photo Location: Murcia, Spain
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Daniel Aparicio Serrano
1200 Runner Up.Conexión de Colores
Photo Location: Barcelona, Spain
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Lee Mumford
0700 Hourly Winner.Sunrise at Williamsburg
Photo Location: New York City, United States
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Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone who participated.

Urban Photographer of the Year
more at cbre

As a company whose roots are in the urban environment, the creation of the Urban Photographer of the Year competition allows us to demonstrate our knowledge of city life, celebrating the individuals who are helping capture and share its most intimate and inspirational moments.
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Photographer of the Year

From mysterious shadow portraits to amazing aerials, stunning images of the ocean to the creatures inhabiting a Sunshine Coast backyard, the winners of the 2019 Photographer of the Year presented by Panasonic have been announced.

The annual competition, now in its seventh year, is the largest competition for amateur photographers in Australasia, and for 2019 had a prize pool of more than $25,000 across eight categories – Landscape, Wildlife and Animal, People and Portrait, Black and White, Travel, Action, Photo of the Year and Junior.

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Photographer of the Year
more at Australian Photography Awards

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Our Glorious Planet, Captured in Award-Winning Images

Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) awards are run by photographers for photographers. 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!

Travel Photographer of the Year: Katy Gomez Catalina, Spain
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Best Single Image, Art of Travel: Geoff Shoults, UK
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Winner, Oceans, Seas, Rivers, Lakes: Ignacio Palacios, Australia / Spain
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Winner, Thrills & Adventures: Brian Clopp, USA
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Young Travel Photographer of the Year – Winner, 15-18 years: Ankit Kumar, India (age 16)
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More than 20,000 images were submitted in the 2019 awards by professional and amateur photographers in 144 countries. The winning images can be viewed on the 2019 Winners’ Gallery on www.tpoty.com and will go on display from 7 April to 12 May in Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, a new location for TPOTY’s London exhibition. Set canal-side and just a short walk from King’s Cross station, the restored railway arches of Coal Drops Yard are home to London’s most eclectic mix of stores and dining options.

The winning images will also be exhibited in the magnificent South Transept of Chester Cathedral in June and a TPOTY exhibition will also feature at the Xposure International Photography Festival in Sharjah (17-20 September).
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The power to inspire

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 winning images reveal the abundance, beauty, resilience and vulnerability of life on Earth.

Wild Asses in a Wild Land
by Shangzhen Fan
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Spring Vision
by Imre Potyó
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Sky Hole
by Sven Začek
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Framed
by Florian Smit
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Creation
by Luis Vilariño
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Whether you shoot in the remote wilderness, an urban environment or on your doorstep, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is open to everyone.
Your wildlife photography has the power to inspire, excite and amaze. Great images of nature transform the way people look at the natural world, challenge opinion and stimulate debate.

more at the Natural History Museum

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Nature Photographer of The Year

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

Overall winner: Csaba Daróczi (Hungary) | Jump
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Bence Mate (HU) | Wings
Highly Commended (Nature Art)
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Brandon Yoshizawa (US) | Flower Power
Highly Commended (Landscapes)
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David Frutos Egea (ES) | The Fallen Idol III
Category winner (Plants and Fungi)
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Peter Cech (CZ) | Greeting the sun
Category Winner (Birds)
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more at: Nature Photographer of The Year

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Stunning Shots Take Top Prizes in the 2019 Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

More than 48,000 amateur and professional photographers from 100 countries shared their best shots and a jury of nine experts selected the winners.
The nineteen winners were selected across categories including animal behavior of mammals, birds, and invertebrates, along with animal portraits, plants and fungi, earth’s environment, and special categories for youth and emerging photographers.

Snow-plateau nomads by Shangzhen Fan China. Winner 2019, Animals in Their Environment
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Land of the eagle by Audun Rikardsen, Norway. Winner 2019, Behaviour: Birds.
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Tapestry of life by Zorica Kovacevic, Serbia/USA. Winner 2019, Plants and Fungi
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The huddle by Stefan Christmann, Germany. Winner 2019, Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio Award
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Early riser by Riccardo Marchgiani, Italy. Winner 2019, 15-17 years old
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Stunning Shots Take Top Prizes in the 2019 Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

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