Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2019

 

Golden Turtle International Wildlife Photo Contest

Golden Turtle Photo Contest

Opening: December 1, 2018
Deadline: May 31, 2019

Entry fee: Free
Prizes: $1,000, $2,000, valuable prizes

Nominations

  • The Portrait of the Animal
    Photos of any wild animals in close-up. In this nomination, the basic criteria shall be successful imaging of the animal’s character and “soul” through its emotions, eyes expression, pose, pace
  • Harmony of Life
    In this nomination, photos shall reflect the unity of the animal and its environment in the artistic and biological aspects. The photos shall be evaluated as an integral composition created by the nature and captured by the photographer
  • Microcosm
    Photos of representatives of the micro world (insects, spiders, invertebrates, small underwater animals) in their natural living environments. Images of subjects at any time of their life, interaction with other animals, species and the environment are welcome. In this nomination, the harmony and the artistic merit of the entire composition is a priority
  • Landscape
    The nomination includes landscape photographs showing the beauty and the harmony of wildlife. Photographs shall not show any noticeable man made interference. Works shall be evaluated by the degree of their artistic merit and compositional perfection. The geographical position of the shooting point and the landscape type are not considered
  • The Underwater World
    In this nomination, images taken underwater shall be accepted. A competition work shall show the freshness of the composition, the complexity of obtaining the frame, the drama. Photographs illustrating the uniqueness and the immensity of underwater ecosystems are welcome
  • Humans and Nature
    This is a photojournalism nomination. In this nomination, photographs shall be accepted that show any interaction of wildlife and humans, such as: working in wildlife reserves; animals and people in zoos; people preserving wildlife; negative human impact on the environment
  • Animal Behaviour
    Photos of wild animals (beasts, birds, amphibians, etc.) in their natural freedom. In this nomination, the uniqueness of the photo is a priority. The photograph shall show a point of interest in the animal’s life. Dynamic, emotional, eye-catching and original frames are welcome
  • New Technologies in Wildlife Photography
    In this nomination, photographs shall be accepted that are taken by advanced remote photography methods: trail cameras, drones and other hardware
  • Art and Nature’s Image
    In this nomination, the principal value shall be the light, structural and graphic solution of the entire composition as a whole. Photos showing animals, plants and mushrooms are welcome.

Website of Photo Contest: http://wncontest.ru/en/photo/

Golden Turtle International Photo Contest 2017 Winners

Photographer of the Year 2017 – Erlend Haarberg, Norway

Harmony of Life Nomination

Dear On The Crest, © Francois Nowicki, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Dear On The Crest
© Francois Nowicki
Winner

 

After The Snowstorm, © Giedrius Stakauskas, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
After The Snowstorm
© Giedrius Stakauskas
Second Place

 

Sunset Hare, © Erlend Haarberg, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Sunset Hare
© Erlend Haarberg
Third Place

 

The Portrait of the Animal Nomination

The Lion in the Fog, © Victoras Dubinskas, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Lion in the Fog
© Victoras Dubinskas
Winner

 

Fox Cubs, © Erlend Haarberg, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Fox Cubs
© Erlend Haarberg
Second Place

 

Vigilance, © Erlend Haarberg, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Vigilance
© Erlend Haarberg
Third Place

 

Animal Behavior Nomination

The Snow Scaffle, © Erlend Haarberg, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Snow Scaffle
© Erlend Haarberg
Winner

 

Running Over the Water, © Jose Pesquero, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Running Over the Water
© Jose Pesquero
Second Place

 

Sigh, © Svetlana Ivanenko, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Sigh
© Svetlana Ivanenko
Third Place

 

Microcosm Nomination

Mosquito Mushrooms, © Csaba Gonye, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Mosquito Mushrooms
© Csaba Gonye
Winner

 

Butterfly, © Luis Clemente Rodríguez, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Butterfly
© Luis Clemente Rodríguez
Second Place

 

Night Moves, © Pratik Pradhan, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Night Moves
© Pratik Pradhan
Third Place

 

The Underwater World Nomination

The Ghost, © Craig Parry, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Ghost
© Craig Parry
Winner

 

Sea Lion, © Alejandro Prieto, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Sea Lion
© Alejandro Prieto
Second Place

 

The Autumn Storm, © Sergey Shanin, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Autumn Storm
© Sergey Shanin
Third Place

 

Art and Nature’s Image Nomination

Two Forests, © Csaba Daroczi, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Two Forests
© Csaba Daroczi
Winner

 

The Phantom Photo, © Imre Herpai, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Phantom Photo
© Imre Herpai
Second Place

 

Lines, © Michel Doultremont, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Lines
© Michel Doultremont
Third Place

 

Landscape Nomination

The Fiery Breath of the Planet, © Vladimir Voichuk, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Fiery Breath of the Planet
© Vladimir Voichuk
Winner

 

Starlit Skies of Patagonia, © Yuriy Zvezdny, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Starlit Skies of Patagonia
© Yuriy Zvezdny
Second Place

 

In the Frame, © Andrea Pozzi, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
In the Frame
© Andrea Pozzi
Third Place

 

Humans and Nature Nomination

The Peacock of Paris, © Nathan Livartowski, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Peacock of Paris
© Nathan Livartowski
Winner

 

The Reindeer Herdsman, © Dmitry Arkhipov, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
The Reindeer Herdsman
© Dmitry Arkhipov
Second Place

 

Illustration to the “Last Selfie” Article, © Stanislav Beloglazov, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Illustration to the “Last Selfie” Article
© Stanislav Beloglazov
Third Place

 

New Technologies in Wildlife Photography Nomination

Winter is Coming, © Maxim Tarasov, Winner, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Winter is Coming
© Maxim Tarasov
Winner

 

Walking in the Water, © Csaba Daroczi, Second Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Walking in the Water
© Csaba Daroczi
Second Place

 

Family of Sperm Whales, © Mikhail Korostelev, Third Place, Golden Turtle Photo Contest
Family of Sperm Whales
© Mikhail Korostelev
Third Place

 

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