Awards

International photography awards

After starting participating in international nature and wildlife photography contests in 2011, these awards are achieved:

2018

BioPhotoContest 2018
Winning image: Serval Cat
Category: Prairies, steppes and savannah
Award: Highly Commended

BioPhotoContest 2018
Winning image: Bison in the hot spring steam
Category: Prairies, steppes and savannah
Award: Highly Commended

Glanzlichter 2018
Entered images: 18,083
Winning image: Hunted
Category: Moments in Nature
Award: Highly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2017
Entered images: 15,000
Winning image: Sleeping Kings
Category: Animal World Category
Award: Highly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2017
Entered images: 15,000
Winning image: Polar Bear
Category: Open
Award: Highly Commended

WildlifePhoto.com Contest 2017
Entered images: 2,500
Winning image: Hunted
Category: Animal Behaviour
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2017
Entered images: 8,942
Winning image: Leopard
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Monochrome Photography Awards 2017
Entered images: 8,942
Winning image: Leopard on the prowl
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Monochrome Photography Awards 2017
Entered images: 8,942
Winning image: Puffin
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Africa’s Photographer of the Year 2017
Entered images: 10,000
Winning image: Serval Cat
Award: Runner Up

2017

Nature’s Best Photography Africa 2017
Winning image: Male lion
Category: Portraits
Award: 1st Place, Category Winner

Montphoto 2017
Entered images: 13,000
Winning image: Black Grouse in the Morning Light
Category: Birds
Award: Highly Commended

Montphoto 2017
Entered images: 13,000
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Mammals
Award: Highly Commended

Narava International Contest of Photography 2017
Entered images: 4,200
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Nature
Award: 1st place – FD GRČA Gold Medal

Oasis International Photo Contest 2017
Entered images: 24,000
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Mammals
Award: Oasis Magazine Award Commended

Oasis International Photo Contest 2017
Entered images: 24,000
Winning image: Captured
Category: Mammals
Award: Opera Segnalata – Highlight

BioPhotoContest 2017
Entered images: 2,050
Winning image: Wolf in the Summer Midnight
Category: The Boreal Forests
Award: Highly Commended

International Color Awards 2017
Entered images: 6,178
Winning image: European Shag in snow
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016
Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Resting Polar Bear
Category: Animal World
Award: 1st Place, Category Winner

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016
Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Animal World
Award: Highly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016
Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Topi in the sunrise
Category: Biodiversity
Award: Highly Commended

Global Arctic Awards 2016  
Winning image: Kittiwakes
Category: Arctic
Award: GPU Gold Medal – 1st Place

Global Arctic Awards 2016
Winning image: Common Guillemot
Category: Arctic
Award: GPU Honorary Mention

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Elephants under thunder skies
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Common Guillemots
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Red Fox
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

2016

Black and White Spider Awards 2016
Entered images: 7,556
Winning image: Common Guillemots
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Glanzlichter European Nature Photographer of the Year 2016
Entered images: 21,654
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Black & White
Award: Highly Commended

Sony World Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Fighting Topis
Category: National Awards
Award: 1st Place, National Awards Winner

Sony World Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Lion in the high grass
Category: Nature & Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Sony World Photography Awards 2016
Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Fighting Topis
Category: Nature & Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

2015

Global Arctic Awards 2015
Entered images: 4,000
Winning image: Female Black Grouse
Category: Choice of Organizers
Award: PSA Ribbon

Global Arctic Awards 2015 
Entered images: 4,000
Winning image: Black Grouse in backlight
Category: Arctic and Northern Wildlife
Award: PSA Bronze – 3rd place

Black and White Spider Awards 2015
Entered images: 7,700
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention

Por El Planeta 2015
Entered images: 28,600
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Animal Portraits
Award: 1st Place, Category Winner

Narava International Contest of Photography 2015
Entered images: 4,100
Winning image: Fighting topis
Category: Nature
Award: 3rd place – PSA Bronze Medal

Narava International Contest of Photography 2015
Entered images: 4,100
Winning image: Walrus
Category: Wildlife
Award: 3rd place – FZC Bronze Medal

International Color Awards 2015
Entered images: 7,300
Winning image: Kittiwake Dream
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended – Honorable Mention

I Am Photographer – Baltic Photo Contest 2015
Entered images: 1,300
Winning image: Kittiwake Dream
Category: The Best Nature Photograph – Birds
Award: 1st Place

I Am Photographer – Baltic Photo Contest 2015
Entered images: 1,300
Winning image: Saluting Bearded Seal
Category: The Best Nature Photograph – Animals
Award: 2nd Runner Up (3rd Place)

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2015 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,300
Winning image: Overwhelming Arctic Landscape with Inhabitant
Category: Landscape
Award: Higly Commended

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2015 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,300
Category: Travel Photo (portfolio of six images taken on the same trip)
Award: 3rd Place
Winning image 1 of 6: Regal lioness in late evening light
Winning image 2 of 6: Approaching young lions
Winning image 3 of 6: Lion interaction
Winning image 4 of 6: Lion brothers
Winning image 5 of 6: Lion stretch
Winning image 6 of 6: Lioness before sunrise

2014

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2014
Entered images: 12,500
Winning image: Overwhelming Arctic Landscape with Inhabitant
Category: Biodiversity
Award: Higly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Wild Norwegian Lynx
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Resting Cheetah in the rain
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Lioness portrait
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Black Grouse at lek
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Brown Bear
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Wolf
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Polar Bear at night
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended

Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2014
Entered images: 20,000
Winning image: Sleeping Polar Bear
Category: Polar Passion
Award: Highly Commended

Global Arctic Awards 2014
Entered images: 3,000
Winning image: Mindful Polar Bear
Category: Nature Polar Bear
Award: 3rd place – Bronze Medal PSA

Global Arctic Awards 2014
Entered images: 3,000
Winning image: Walrus close up
Category: Arctic and North Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended – Ribbon RPS

Narava International Contest of Photography 2014
Entered images: 6,800
Winning image: Mindful Polar Bear
Category: Nature
Award: 3rd place – FZC Bronze Medal

BioPhotoContest 2014
Entered images: 2,000
Winning image: Solitude female wolf
Category: The Temperate Forests
Award: Highly Commended

International Color Awards 2014
Entered images: 7,400
Winning image: Maasai boy
Category: Silhouette
Award: Highly Commended – Honorable Mention

I Am Photographer – Baltic Photo Contest 2014
Entered images: 1,800
Winning image: Arctic Fox in early September snow at Dovrefjell
Category: The Best Nature Photograph – Animals
Award: 1st Runner Up (2nd Place)

2013

Oasis International Photo Contest 2013
Entered images: 25,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox in early September snow at Dovrefjell
Category: Mammals
Award: Highly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2013
Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Polar Bear
Category: Biodiversity
Award: Higly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2013
Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox portrait
Category: Animal World Portrait
Award: Higly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2013
Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox
Category: Animal World
Award: Higly Commended

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2013
Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Serval Cat portrait
Category: Animal World Portrait
Award: Higly Commended

Black and White Spider Awards 2013
Entered images: 9,500
Winning image: Wolf and Brown Bear
Category: Wildlife
Award: 1st Place – Outstanding Achievement

GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013
Entered images: 16,500
Winning image: Hippo bull with surrounding insects
Category: Mammals
Award: Higly Commended

Glanzlichter European Nature Photographer of the Year 2013
Entered images: 18,450
Winning image: Herring Gull
Category: Moving Nature
Award: Higly Commended

Asferico International Nature Photography Competition 2013
Entered images: 9,000
Winning image: Hippo bull with surrounding insects
Category: Mammals
Award: Higly Commended

2012

Birds As Art 2012
Entered images: 5,500
Winning image: Wagtail and Brown Bear
Category: Small In The Frame
Award: Category Winner

2011

Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2011
Entered images: 21,000
Winning image: Leopard Silhouette
Category: Nature As Art
Award: Highly Commended

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Brown Bear in early morning mist
Category: Nordic Mammals
Award: Category Winner

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Wolf stare
Category: Threatened Nordic Nature
Award: Highly Commended

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Wagtail and Brown Bear
Category: Nordic Birds
Award: Higly Commended

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)
Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Brown Bear in early morning mist
Award: Overall Winner / Nordic Nature Photographer of the Year 2011