The Winners Of The “2019 Nature Photographer Of The Year”

The presentation of the award at the Nature Talks Photo Festival in the Netherlands marked the end of a competition at which over 14,000 images were submitted by photographers from 73 different countries. Entries were divided into 11 categories including Birds, Mammals, Plants and mushrooms, Landscapes, Underwater and Man and Nature. Category winners were then pitted against each other to decide the Grand Prize: the prestigious title of Nature Photographer Of The Year.

Category Mammals Highly Commended: ‘Colorful Night’ By Mohammad Murad (Kw)

Overall Winner And Black And White Category Winner: ‘Jump’ By Csaba Daroczi (Hungary)

Category Birds Winner: ‘Greeting The Sun’ By Peter Cech (Cz)

Category Mammals Highly Commended: ‘Climbing To The Sweet’ By José Juan Hernández (Es)

Category Plants And Fungi Winner: ‘The Fallen Idol III’ By David Frutos Egea (Es)

Category Youth Winner: ‘Symphony N°5’ By Giacomo Redaelli (It)

Category Mammals Highly Commended: ‘Wolf Attack’ By Martin Steenhaut (Be)

Category Man And Nature Highly Commended:’ Sunsets’ By Pedro Narra (Pt)

Category Underwater Winner: ‘ Up In The Air’ By Alexey Zozulya (Ru)

Category Birds Highly Commended: ‘Fjord Fight’ By Bernt Østhus (No)

Category Birds Runner-Up: ‘Golden Eagle Landing’ By Audun Rikardsen (No)

Category Underwater Runner-Up: ‘Dancing In The Light’ By Domenico Tripodi (It)

Category Mammals Highly Commended: ‘Deer On The Crest’ By François Nowicki (Fr)

Category Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award Winner: ‘Cuejdel My Lake’ By Gheorghe Popa (Ro)

Category Underwater Highly Commended: ‘Duck Photo Bomb’ By Paul Colley (UK)

Category Black And White Highly Commended: ‘Brothers’ By Luke Massey (Es)

Category Other Animals Highly Commended: ‘Hunting Ants’ By Petr Bambousek (Cz)

Category Landscape Winner: ‘A Stormy Day’ By Ales Krivec (Si)

Category Youth Highly Commended:’poplar Stars’ By Carlos Perez Naval (Es)

Category Plants And Fungi Highly Commended: ‘Survivor III’ By David Frutos Egea (Es)

Category Landscape Highly Commended: ‘Flower Power’ By Brandon Yoshizawa (Us)

Category Mammals Winner: ‘Under The Snow…’ By Stefano Quirini (It)

Category Birds Highly Commended: ‘La Dama Blanca’ By Stanislao Basileo (It)

Category Other Animals Highly Commended: ‘Hunt In Sun’ By Wei Fu (Th)

Category Plants And Fungi Highly Commended: ‘Frozen Spring’ By Csaba Daroczi (Hu)

Category Youth Highly Commended: ‘Little Curious Learner’ By John Peter Wewin Pandian (In)

Category Mammals Runner-Up: ‘Tapir Diver’ By Marcio Esteves Cabral (Br)

Category Other Animals Runner-Up: ‘Gorgon’ By Alena Shevtsova (Ru)

Category Other Animals Highly Commended: ‘Fly’ By Radomir Jakubowski (De)

Category Other Animals Winner: ‘Golden Rain’ By Norbert Kaszás (Hu)

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