BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition (2014)

Grand Prize : The Luckiest Penguin


Cuverville Island, Antarctica

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Paul Souders
Seattle, Washington

Souders has journeyed to every continent—creating images that appear in major US, French and German publications. His recent work in the Arctic has drawn wide acclaim including National Geographic Photo of the Year.

Category Aquatic Life : The Ice Bear


Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada

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Paul Souders
Seattle, Washington

Category Landscapes, Waterscapes, and Flora : Snow Mountain


Wollongong, Australia

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Ray Collins
Thirroul, Australia

In 2007, Collins purchased his first camera to take photos of waves near his hometown. Now his work can be seen in international museums, galleries and advertising campaigns.

Category Terrestrial Wildlife : Curvy King


Gran Paradiso National Park, Valsavarenche, Italy

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Emanuele Biggi
Genova, Italy

An environmental scientist, Biggi works to raise awareness about lesser-known species and their roles in ecosystem health.

Category Winged Life : Attack


Telemark, Norway

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Pål Hermansen
Oslo, Norway

A childhood spent outdoors fostered Hermansen’s love of nature, conservation and exploration. He has written and illustrated books about the natural environment and exhibited his photography worldwide.

Category Human/Nature : Beast in the Garden


Boulder, Colorado

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Morgan Heim
Boulder, Colorado

Heim brings a background in zoology and environmental journalism to her photography and fi lm projects. She cofounded OK, Possum! Productions, a collective producing media about living with wildlife.

Category Youth : Seals on Iceberg


Antarctica

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Russell Laman
Lexington, Massachusetts

Laman has been capturing images of wildlife since he was five years old. Spurred by his love of the outdoors, the-year-old has journeyed to Antarctica with his photographer father.

Sumber : https://www.bigpicturecompetition.org/2014-winners

Finalis Category Aquatic Life


SECOND PLACE : Tra le Branchie (Between the Gills)

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Red Sea, Marsa Alam, Egypt
Filippo Borghi | Siena, Italy

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : The Boxer and Its Eggs

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Bunaken National Marine Park, Indonesia
Alex Varani | Imola, Italy

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : Anyone Seen a Dentist?

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Elephant Point, Livingston Island, Antarctica
Andrew Peacock | Santa Barbara, California

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : King of the Arctic

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Holmiabukta Bay, Svalbard Archipelago, European Arctic
Florian Schulz | Wilhelmsdorf, Germany

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : Stand Out from the Crowd

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Cabo Pulmo National Park, Mexico
Octavio Aburto | San Diego, California

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : Eye of the Toad

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Glendive, Montana
Ronan Donovan | Helena, Montana

AQUATIC LIFE FINALIST : Bobtail Symmetry

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Anilao, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines
Todd Bretl | Seattle, Washington

Finalis Category LANDSCAPES, WATERSCAPES, AND FLORA


SECOND PLACE

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Mammoth Dream

Mammoth Dream Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Connor Stefanison | Burnaby, Canada

Reach for the Stars

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Baobab Alley, Menabe, Madagascar
Ben Cranke | London, England

Egyptian Sacred Lily

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Austin, Texas
Dick Lavine | Austin, Texas

Under a Glacier

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Juneau, Alaska
Jonathan Tucker | Whitehorse, Canada

Aurora over Lagoon

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Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Josh Anon | San Francisco, California

Iceberg - Jökulsárlón - Iceland

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Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Milko Marchetti | Ferrara, Italy

Sunbeam in Hang En

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
Ryan Deboodt | Kimball, Nebraska

Finalis Category TERRESTRIAL WILDLIFE


SECOND PLACE : Staring Black Macaques

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North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Simone Sbaraglia | Rome, Italy

Keep Distance Save Tiger

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Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra, India
Baiju Patil | Aurangabad, India

Female Orangutan with Baby

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Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo, Indonesia
George Grubb | New York, New York

The Chase

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
Rachel Wegh | London, England

On the Top of the World

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Berner Oberland, Switzerland
Radomir Jakubowski | Saarbrüecken, Germany

Fox Pups at Play

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Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Sandesh Kadur | Bangalore, India

Leap of Faith

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Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya
Scott Marmer | Mountain View, California

Finalis Category WINGED LIFE


SECOND PLACE : Leap to Safety

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Cuverville Island, Antarctica
Ben Cranke | London, England

Guardians of the Offspring

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Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
Claudio Contreras | Mexico City, Mexico

Master of Disguise

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia
Graham McGeorge | Jacksonville, Florida

Splash of Blue

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Norfolk, England
Jamie MacArthur | Nottingham, England

Deep Hunting

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Capo Noli, Savona, Italy
Maurizio Pasi | Pavia, Italy

True Love

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Bempton Cliffs, East Yorkshire, England
Steve Race | Scarborough, England

The Cassowary

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Queensland, Australia
Tony Trupp | Thousand Oaks, California