Most Beautiful Country 2019

 

“Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest of the Russian Geographical Society

Most Beautiful Country

Deadline: March 31, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: the award in each category carries a cash prize of 250,000 rubles, valuable prizes

“Most Beautiful Country”, the photo contest of the Russian Geographical Society, is dedicated to preserving the wild nature of Russia and promoting an attitude of care towards the environment through the art of photography.

Categories:

  • SMALL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF RUSSIA
    Photographs reveal the identity of the peoples of Russia who have been able to preserve their distinctive identities, cultures, household traditions, handicrafts and centuries-old ties of generations with nature in the age of information and modern technologies.
  • RUSSIA IN PERSONS
    Ethnographic portrait of the peoples of Russia; large-scale portraits of people are also accepted.
  • LANDSCAPE
    Pictures showing the greatness and diversity of the Russia’s nature.
  • WILD ANIMALS
    Pictures of wild animals caught in unique moments of their life in their natural habitat.
  • BIRDS
    Pictures of wild birds, their beauty, interaction with each other and the environment
  • UNDERWATER WORLD
    Photos taken from underwater and showing the underwater world – its flora, fauna and landscapes, as well as unique underwater objects, shipwrecks, etc.
  • RUSSIA IN THE BIRD’S-EYE VIEW
    Pictures allowing admiring views from high in the sky: landscapes, animals, settlements, etc. The works submitted should not distort the real picture of what is happening.
  • CAVES
    Photographs depicting the underworld and its inhabitants.
  • CULTURAL HERITAGE
    The aim of this category is to draw attention to the objects of material and spiritual culture of our country created by past generations and of value to contemporaries.
  • THOSE FUNNY ANIMALS
    Pictures of funny and unusual moments from the life of wild animals.
  • WORLD IN OUR HANDS
    Photos showing positive examples of interaction between humans and nature: people helping wild animals, saving forests from drought and fire, combating poaching, etc.
  • MACROWORLD
    Pictures that show the elegance and complexity of the world that can hardly be visible to the naked eye.

Website of Photo Contest: photo.rgo.ru

Most Beautiful Country 2017 Winners

Parallel Worlds, © Vladislav Sokolovsky, Winner in category Landscape, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Parallel Worlds
© Vladislav Sokolovsky
Winner in category Landscape

 

Hid, © Denis Budkov, Winner in category Wild Animals, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Hid
© Denis Budkov
Winner in category Wild Animals

 

Rose morning, © Sergey Belykh, Winner in category Birds, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Rose morning
© Sergey Belykh
Winner in category Birds

 

Live Flashlight, © Vitaly Matveyev, Winner in category Macroworld, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Live Flashlight
© Vitaly Matveyev
Winner in category Macroworld

 

Octopus and its environment, © Andrey Shpatak, Winner in category Underwater World, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Octopus and its environment
© Andrey Shpatak
Winner in category Underwater World

 

The Yamal circle dance, © Svetlana Gorbatykh, Winner in category Russia In The Bird's-Eye View, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
The Yamal circle dance
© Svetlana Gorbatykh
Winner in category Russia In The Bird’s-Eye View

 

Star of the North, © Egor Nikiforov, Winner in category From Sunset To Dawn, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Star of the North
© Egor Nikiforov
Winner in category From Sunset To Dawn

 

Ice river, © Marina Malikova, Winner in category Caves, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Ice river
© Marina Malikova
Winner in category Caves

 

Crystal flowers, © Daniella Pomazova, Winner in category Young photographer, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Crystal flowers
© Daniella Pomazova
Winner in category Young photographer

 

No Hope, © Yuri Smitjuk, Winner in category World In Our Hands, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
No Hope
© Yuri Smitjuk
Winner in category World In Our Hands

 

A look through the old window, © Valery Gorbunov, Winner in category Cultural Heritage, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
A look through the old window
© Valery Gorbunov
Winner in category Cultural Heritage

 

Fisherwoman, © Yulia Popova, Winner in category Peoples Of Russia, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Fisherwoman
© Yulia Popova
Winner in category Peoples Of Russia

 

Best friends, © Dmitry Arkhipov, Winner in category People's Choice Award, “Most Beautiful Country” Photo Contest
Best friends
© Dmitry Arkhipov
Winner in category People’s Choice Award

 

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