Wednesday, October 16, 2013

"Wildlife Photographer" Competition: Blue hour at Elefantensee - Spiegel Online

London – 500 entries were submitted for the first call: almost 50 years ago called the magazine “Animals”, today it is called “BBC Wildlife Magazine”, a photography competition to life. That this was so successful, probably no one expected. This year, the jury of the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 ‘and the corresponding variant for young talents in any case could choose from 48,000 entries from over 100 countries.

On Tuesday, the Natural History Museum in London has announced the winners. “Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013,” Greg du Toit from South Africa may call, he received the award for his picture “Essence of elephants” from the Northern Tuli Game Reserve in Botswana.

Long waits for the right moment

the price for the “Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013″ won Udayan Rao Pawar from India “Mother’s little headful”. The 14-year-old had spent the night, according to the museum on the banks of Chambal, as he was able to photograph a Gavial females, the number of juveniles had climbed on the head. Besides the two main prizes, prizes were still awarded in various categories, which carry names like “behavior: Mammals”, “animals in their environment” to “Creative Visions”


The images shown in the photo gallery are also all part of an exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, which also begins in October.

lots of work behind the pictures that portray some photographers in the liner notes. To scan, for example, a polar bear under water, a photographer had to wait three days, the winner went for “Essence of elephants” in a recessed in the ground to hide.


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