I am the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014, Wildlife Insight Winner!
The Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014’s Commended Images are now online alongside the Category Winners From the wild and stormy vistas of Iceland and the gentle beauty of the British landscape to exquisite wildlife from the Middle East and Canada and the gritty reality of high mountain adventures, the category winners in the latest Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition have captured the magnificent diversity of our planet. The category-winning photographers come from around the globe, and their images had to fight off fierce competition from over 10,000 images entered by professional and amateur photographers. There has been overwhelming praise from the judges for the extremely high quality of the shortlisted images. Wildlife Insight - Winner Image Stefan Gerrits from the Netherlands, who now lives in Dubai in the UAE, triumphed in the Wildlife Insight category with his beautiful panoramic black & white image of an Oryx atop a windblown dune in the United Arab Emirates. Wildlife Insight - Commended Images Some amazing shots from Joshua Holko who photographed an Arctic fox, Judith Conning with a beautiful image of a mother bear and her cubs, Kevin Morgans's commended shot of a female grizzly bear fishing and Michael Maes with a beautiful lit shot of a mother polar bear and her cub. Congratulations! This year’s Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition saw a record number of entries – over 10,000 in total – from around the globe. The judging panel featured some of the most respected names in the UK outdoor photography community, including landscape photographers Pete Bridgwood and David Baker, wildlife photographer and filmmaker Andy Luck, nature photographer, writer and former editor of Outdoor Photography Tracy Hallett, professional adventure sports photographer Pete Webb, and current Outdoor Photography editor Steve Watkins. UPDATE: Feb 20, 2015. You can now find the magazine feature my award winning image in the shops.
For further information on the competition, please visit www.opoty.co.uk