30 Successful Photos From This 12 months’s Nature Photographer Of The 12 months Contest

The Nature Photographer of the Year contest is an yearly held photograph competitors the place nature photographers from everywhere in the world compete for the € 3000 grand prize and the title of Nature Photographer of the 12 months. This yr, contestants from 73 international locations submitted over 14,000 gorgeous images to 11 totally different classes and after a protracted wait, the judging panel has lastly chosen the winners.

This yr, the title of Nature Photographer of the 12 months went to Hungarian photographer Csaba Daróczi for his {photograph} titled Bounce, depicting two rabbits bumping into one another mid-air.  “This photograph proves as soon as once more that you simply don’t must put uncommon or unique animals in entrance of the lens to make an ideal nature photograph,” defined Keith Wilson, chairman of the jury. “When you’ve got a good suggestion and a imaginative and prescient of nature images, you can even make an important album near house. It’s also exceptional that it’s a black and white photograph, however it’s exactly due to this that the power pops out of the photograph.”

In an interview with Bored Panda, Daróczi mentioned he took the photograph in Kiskunsag, close to his village of Bócsa. “I discovered a colony of rabbits after I went out taking photos. I used to be watching them for some time, and I discovered the place was the most effective spot to take photographs of them. I gave them slightly meals to come back nearer to me they usually bought increasingly assured,” mentioned the photographer. He says he spent 72 mornings taking photographs of them.

“Whereas watching the rabbits I realised that generally they leap at one another within the air. I knew within the second, that I’ve to take an image of this scene,” the photographer defined how he captured the image. He seen that when given meals, the stronger rabbits prompted a scene making an attempt to guard their share and snapped an image.

See the profitable photograph and the runner-ups within the gallery beneath! And don’t overlook to take a look at final yr’s winners right here!

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#1 Class Mammals Extremely Recommended: ‘Colourful Evening’ By Mohammad Murad (Kw)

Picture supply: Mohammad Murad

#2 Total Winner And Black And White Class Winner: ‘Bounce’ By Csaba Daroczi (Hungary)

Picture supply: Csaba Daroczi

#three Class Birds Winner: ‘Greeting The Solar’ By Peter Cech (Cz)

Picture supply: Peter Cech

#four Class Mammals Extremely Recommended: ‘Climbing To The Candy’ By José Juan Hernández (Es)

Picture supply:  José Juan Hernández

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

Picture supply:  Giacomo Redaelli

#6 Class Crops And Fungi Winner: ‘The Fallen Idol III’ By David Frutos Egea (Es)

Picture supply:  David Frutos Egea

#7 Class Mammals Extremely Recommended: ‘Wolf Assault’ By Martin Steenhaut (Be)

Picture supply: Martin Steenhaut

#eight Class Man And Nature Extremely Recommended:’ Sunsets’ By Pedro Narra (Pt)

Picture supply: Pedro Narra

#9 Class Underwater Winner: ‘ Up In The Air’ By Alexey Zozulya (Ru)

Picture supply: Alexey Zozulya

#10 Class Birds Extremely Recommended: ‘Fjord Battle’ By Bernt Østhus (No)

Picture supply: Bernt Østhus

#11 Class Birds Runner-Up: ‘Golden Eagle Touchdown’ By Audun Rikardsen (No)

Picture supply: Audun Rikardsen

#12 Class Mammals Extremely Recommended: ‘Deer On The Crest’ By François Nowicki (Fr)

Picture supply: François Nowicki

#13 Class Underwater Runner-Up: ‘Dancing In The Mild’ By Domenico Tripodi (It)

Picture supply:  Domenico Tripodi

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

Picture supply: Gheorghe Popa

#15 Class Different Animals Extremely Recommended: ‘Searching Ants’ By Petr Bambousek (Cz)

Picture supply: Petr Bambousek

#16 Class Underwater Extremely Recommended: ‘Duck Picture Bomb’ By Paul Colley (UK)

Picture supply:  Paul Colley

#17 Class Black And White Extremely Recommended: ‘Brothers’ By Luke Massey (Es)

Picture supply: Luke Massey

#18 Class Youth Extremely Recommended:’poplar Stars’ By Carlos Perez Naval (Es)

Picture supply: Carlos Perez Naval

#19 Class Panorama Winner: ‘A Stormy Day’ By Ales Krivec (Si)

Picture supply: Ales Krivec

#20 Class Crops And Fungi Extremely Recommended: ‘Survivor III’ By David Frutos Egea (Es)

Picture supply: David Frutos Egea

#21 Class Mammals Winner: ‘Below The Snow…’ By Stefano Quirini (It)

Picture supply: Stefano Quirini

#22 Class Youth Extremely Recommended: ‘Little Curious Learner’ By John Peter Wewin Pandian (In)

Picture supply: John Peter Wewin Pandian

#23 Class Panorama Extremely Recommended: ‘Flower Energy’ By Brandon Yoshizawa (Us)

Picture supply:  Brandon Yoshizawa

#24 Class Different Animals Extremely Recommended: ‘Hunt In Solar’ By Wei Fu (Th)

Picture supply: Wei Fu

#25 Class Birds Extremely Recommended: ‘La Dama Blanca’ By Stanislao Basileo (It)

Picture supply: Stanislao Basileo

#26 Class Different Animals Extremely Recommended: ‘Fly’ By Radomir Jakubowski (De)

Picture supply: Radomir Jakubowski

#27 Class Different Animals Runner-Up: ‘Gorgon’ By Alena Shevtsova (Ru)

Picture supply: Alena Shevtsova

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

Picture supply: Marcio Esteves Cabral

#29 Class Crops And Fungi Extremely Recommended: ‘Frozen Spring’ By Csaba Daroczi (Hu)

Picture supply:  Csaba Daroczi

#30 Class Different Animals Winner: ‘Golden Rain’ By Norbert Kaszás (Hu)

Picture supply: Norbert Kaszás