Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest 2019

 

Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest of the Russian Geographical Society

Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest

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: http://photo.rgo.ru/

Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest 2018 Winners

Evening on Ladoga, © Alexander Rybin, Landscape Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Evening on Ladoga
© Alexander Rybin
Landscape Nomination

 

Childhood, © Vitaly Berkov, The World Is In Our Hands Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Childhood
© Vitaly Berkov
The World Is In Our Hands Nomination

 

Underwater Flower Jellyfish, © Andrey Shpatak, Underwater World Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Underwater Flower Jellyfish
© Andrey Shpatak
Underwater World Nomination

 

Four-eyed Owl, © Andrey Gilev, These Funny Animals Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Four-eyed Owl
© Andrey Gilev
These Funny Animals Nomination

 

The Ice Ax Forgot, © Valeria Zvereva, Macroworld Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
The Ice Ax Forgot
© Valeria Zvereva
Macroworld Nomination

 

Hunter, © Vladimir Kushnarev, Indigenous and Small Peoples of Russia Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Hunter
© Vladimir Kushnarev
Indigenous and Small Peoples of Russia Nomination

 

Ordinskaya Cave, © Andrey Gorbunov, Caves Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Ordinskaya Cave
© Andrey Gorbunov
Caves Nomination

 

View of the Winner, © Viktor Silnov, Russia in Faces Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
View of the Winner
© Viktor Silnov
Russia in Faces Nomination

 

Reflection, © Mikhail Nitishinsky, Wildlife Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Reflection
© Mikhail Nitishinsky
Wildlife Nomination

 

Lady in the Dress, © Vadim Balakin, Russia in the Bird’s-eye View Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Lady in the Dress
© Vadim Balakin
Russia in the Bird’s-eye View Nomination

 

Easter, © Vladimir Orlov, Cultural Heritage Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Easter
© Vladimir Orlov
Cultural Heritage Nomination

 

Flew, © Oleg Znobishchev, Birds Nomination, Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest
Flew
© Oleg Znobishchev
Birds Nomination

 

Most Beautiful Country Photo Contest 2017 Winners

 

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