Nature Photography: Weather dot com channel started a photo contest : It’s Amazing Out There – for all photographers around the world. The contest received more than 50,000 submissions and 49 photos were finalized. Out of the 49 finalists, the first prize winner received $15,000, second place $5000 and Third place $2000 as prize money. The weather channel’s readers can cast their vote for their favorite pictures and the picture with the most number of votes will receive $1000, second favorite fan vote $750 and third favorite fan will receive $500.
Winners from 2017 ‘It’s Amazing out there Photo Contest
The grand prize winner Aya Okawa was on a plane over the Andalucian marshland in southern Spain in late February 2017 and she happened to see the flight of flamingoes and immediately captured the picture. The Andalucian marshland has quite a spectacular sight and this photographer has travelled to that many times before to follow her passion in photography.
These are the nature photography pictures which became the finalists in the photography contest.
Fog nature photography by ben stein Fox nature photography by kristofferdiekema River shadows by aya okawa Finalist nature photography by frankie james Finalist nature photography by david swindler Finalist nature photography by morgan hamel Finalist nature photography by jeff grott Finalist nature photography by david swindler Serpent nature photography by whitney ray Reflection nature photography by mark andre Finalist nature photography by rebecca pinnick Finalist nature photography by kati seifer Finalist nature photography by christopher ciccone Pillar chad nature photography by briese meister Hippo nature photography by richard jones Penguin nature photography by lawerence small Finalist nature photography by jonathan fessett Finalist nature photography by nathaniel gonzales Finalist nature photography by erica brotebeck Independence nature photography by derek burdeny Finalist nature photography by chad briesemeister
Know more about the photo-contest-winners
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Nature photography refers to a wide range of photo taken outdoors & devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, forest, and close-ups of natural sceneries. Nature photography tends to put a stronger emphasis on the aesthetic value of the photograph than other photography genres. Nature photos are published in scientific, travel and cultural magazines such as National Geographic Magazine, National Wildlife Magazine and Audubon Magazine or other more specific magazines such as Outdoor Photographer and Nature’s Best Photography. Well known nature photographers include Frans Lanting, Galen Rowell, Eliot Porter and Art Wolfe. I hope you like these nature pictures / nature photography examples.
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